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...

Rob Capriccioso
4/4/12
From “not in my backyard” complaints to state and federal politics to flat-out racism, there are plenty of reasons why opponents of Indian gaming are waging war...
Gabriel S. Galanda
1/27/12

Nobody can deny that the Obama Administration has worked hard on behalf of Indian country. But despite its recent efforts, the United States still routinely violates Indian treaty rights and sovereignty....

Gabriel S. Galanda
6/30/11

In early 2010, the Washington State Department of Corrections stripped the American Indian men and women incarcerated in its twelve prisons of virtually everything that makes them tribal. Agency religious practices policies were changed, ostensibly to help balance the state’s budget....

Vincent Schilling
11/13/12
For Gabriel S. Galanda, an enrolled member of the Round Valley Indian Tribes of California and a partner at Galanda Broadman, PLLC, the awards have continued to pour in...

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