Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)

The statistics sound like they come from another county. A one in five chance of committing suicide, a one in ten chance of being abused, twice as likely to be placed in foster care, and a one in three chance of living in poverty....

6/17/14
Stephanie Woodard
6/11/14
Wandering Medicine v. McCulloch, is a voting rights case in Montana that Stephanie Woodard has covered extensively for ICTMN...
Rob Capriccioso
5/15/13
Sally Jewell, the new secretary of the Department of the Interior, spent a short time discussing firefighting at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on May 15...
Cole R. DeLaune

To paraphrase one of the trite banalities she compulsively invoked throughout 2012, the spiritual godmother of the Occupy movement has telegraphed a definitive message to indigenous men and women since she swore the oath of her new position in January: "you are on your own." Despite insisting tha...

4/20/13
ICTMN Staff
4/17/13
The Trail of Hope for Indian Housing initiative has carted a house 1,500 miles from South Dakota and is displaying it next to the U.S...
Winona LaDuke

We just saw some $6 billion spent on the most expensive election in history. It’s a couple of weeks later, and I think I’ve recovered from the drama and excitement....

11/24/12
Rob Capriccioso
11/20/12
WASHINGTON—There’s an early rupture in the bond that some American Indians had hoped to forge with newly elected Senator Heidi Heitkamp, D-North Dakota, who has come out strongly i...
Holly Cook Macarro

Just one year ago, the Democrats were written off as likely to lose their majority and control of the Senate to the Republicans. Today, they are looking at a gain of two seats and a 10-seat majority as a result of a near sweep of the top Senate races....

11/17/12
Vonnie Lone Chief

Despite the required recount, North Dakota tribes and Indian country were already celebrating the efforts put forth for Indian champion Heidi Heitkamp’s improbable victory in her bid to hold Democrat Kent Conrad’s United States Senate seat....

11/15/12
Oliver J. Semans

Who would think that a group that makes up about one percent of the overall population could carry such a wallop? From 2000, when we defeated infamous “Indian fighter” U.S....

11/15/12

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