Mark Trahant

We know democracy’s slogan: “Elections matter.” Or if that doesn’t work, draw on so many other oft-repeated phrases that make up the melodies in our politics....

12/8/11
William Anderson

I think it’s fair to say that most of the Washington, D.C., politicians attacking clean-air safeguards don’t have the same view out their front wi...

12/5/11
ICTMN Staff
11/24/11
Aboriginal water woes did not keep this Member of Parliament (MP) awake...
Mark Trahant

The United States Congress is debating two important principles.

There is the idea that a strict deadline forces action. (Or, more accurately, as the science fiction writer Douglas Adams once said, “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”)...

11/14/11
Steven Newcomb

For generations now, Indian Country has been conditioned to believe and act upon the false view that the United States Congress has plenary power over all Indian affairs, and, by implication, over Indi...

11/14/11
Terri Hansen
5/2/11
The city of Seattle agreed on April 29 to award $1.5 million to the family of Native woodcarver John T...
Rob Capriccioso
4/29/11
WASHINGTON – In yet another loss for tribes with the Supreme Court, its justices have ruled that the Tohono O'Odham Nation is not allowed to pursue a lawsuit claiming mismanagement...
Rob Capriccioso
4/12/11
WASHINGTON—While Congress and the Obama administration narrowly avoided a shutdown of the federal government via a last-minute deal late in the evening of April 8—in turn protectin...
Rob Capriccioso
4/11/11
WASHINGTON – Illustrating growing concern from tribal officials that the so-called permanent reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act could be in danger both in Co...
Carol Berry
1/6/11
It was heady days back in the 1980s when Indian gaming began to look like a real possibility, a Ute Mountain Ute leader recalls...

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