Gabriel S. Galanda
9/23/13

Beware of the federal task force. While a combined law enforcement entity might make sense in combatting crime in non-tribal communities, the federal task force is a Trojan Horse when it enters Indian country....

Gabriel S. Galanda
9/19/13

In 2001, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a severe below to Indian sovereignty when it decided Nevada v....

Gabriel S. Galanda
9/4/13

Throughout the 19th Century the U.S. Cavalry perpetrated the genocide of Indian People. Today’s Cavalry—federal, state and local police—are no longer committed to extermination....

Jack McNeel
4/3/13
There are no tipis, no horse parades, no trailers selling frybread...
Gabriel S. Galanda
2/23/13

There were several revelations from the Department of the Interior during its tribal consultation in Seattle last week....

Gabriel S. Galanda
1/29/13

When the United States supposedly sent $1,000 checks to over 300,000 Indians in time for Christmas or the New Year, the holiday good tidings read: “South Dakota to receive $115M in Cobell monies.” “Cobell settlement brings $25M to Wyoming.” “50,000 Oklahoma Indians to share in $...

Gabriel S. Galanda
10/17/12

This summer, in the face of an impending private land sale of Pe’Sla, a Lakota/Dakota/Nakota Indian sacred site in the Black Hills, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, S....

Gabriel S. Galanda
10/1/12

This summer I was honored to speak before the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights regarding American Indian Treaty and consu...

Gabriel S. Galanda
7/4/12

Despite the barbwire fenced entryway, security pat downs, and presence of several armed corrections officers, a sense of freedom filled one corner of the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla on Tuesday, May 22....

Gabriel S. Galanda
4/19/12

To quote an Indianz.com headline: “Interior’s land consolidation plan is a disaster.” The Department of the Interior’s proposal to spend $1.9 billion in taxpayer dollars authorized by the Cobell settlement focuses myopically on effecting consolidation through tribal government land acqu...

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