Ray Cook, ICTMN Opinion Editor

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5/17/13
Gale Courey Toensing
1/14/13
The Department of the Interior plans to complete the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s application for trust land for gaming in January...
Gale Courey Toensing
10/1/12
National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Chairman Ernie Stevens Jr., a citizen of the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin, says there was “a real sense of tribal unity” at the Democratic Na...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/18/12
John Echohawk More than a dozen lawsuits are clogging federal and state courts in what Native American Rights Fund (NARF) Executive Director John Echohawk called “a judicially-crea...
David Wilkins

Native American people and the distinctive nations they belong to exist in a paradoxical world. They are the original nations of North America, a fact that is enshrined in the U.S....

7/18/12
Rob Capriccioso & Gale Courey Toensing
5/6/12
When the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Salazar v...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/15/12
February 8 marked the 125th anniversary of the notorious Dawes Act . This is part three of a three-part series on this devastating bit of legislation...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/28/11
The first legal casebook dedicated entirely to tribal law is the fruit of seven years of work by Dr. Matthew L.M...
Bill Lomax

In the Carcieri v. Salazar decision, the Supreme Court stood 75 years of policy and practice on its head....

12/14/11
Gale Courey Toensing
12/1/11
Legislators in the House and the Senate have promised to move a Carcieri fix forward during the current congressional session. Sen. Daniel Kahikina Akaka (D-Hawaii) and Rep...

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