Mike Myers
8/6/15

As many Indigenous territories throughout North America once again enter the settler imposed election cycles it might be a good time to revisit the meaning of democracy as we understand it...

Acoma Pueblo Sky City
Duane Champagne
7/5/15
One of the most powerful forces arrayed against Indigenous Peoples are the forces of modernity. Many, if not most, people in the world are modernists of some kind...
Jack McNeel
6/18/15
The region is gorgeous. The high alpine mountains of the Mission Range frame the eastern border with patches of snow lasting much of the summer...
Vincent Armenta
6/1/15

It’s time to correct the record. At a hearing on May 14, 2015, before the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs, the California State Association of Counties made a number of misstatements about land into trust issues....

Stephanie Woodard
5/29/15
Most Americans can turn to the courts for remedies to injustice...
Mark Trahant
5/27/15
A couple of years ago Pepperdine Law Review published a student research piece that called the fee-to-trust process found in the Indian Reorganization Act “extreme rubber stamping,...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/27/15
Watching most Congressional hearings is about as exciting as an afternoon at the DMV...
Bryan Newland
5/19/15

On May 14, the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs conducted a hearing entitled, “Inadequate Standards for Trust Land Acquisition in the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934....

Gale Courey Toensing
3/19/15
A “clean Carcieri fix” is back on the table. On March 12, Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced S...
Lisa Hunter
12/22/14
When Alaska Native Edna Savetilik left her home in Shaktoolik, Alaska, November 9, to attend training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Alabama, she admitt...

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