Gale Courey Toensing
6/27/14
The Interior Department asked in a recent press release if the United States and the Native Hawaiian community should enter into a government-to-government relationship...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/25/14
On June 18, the Interior Department issued a press release announcing it is taking “a first step to consider reestablishing a government-to-government relationship between the Unit...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/8/14
The Tolowa Nation’s bid for federal recognition has been denied...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/28/13
A draft proposal of far-reaching revisions to the Interior Department’s process for federal acknowledgment of Indian tribes is being hailed as the best thing to happen in decades t...
Rob Capriccioso
12/28/12
From naughty politicians to a bevy of folks playing Indian to policy predicaments and beyond, Indian country had plenty of reasons to be perplexed in 2012...
Rob Capriccioso
12/26/12
U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings, R-Wash., has announced that Rep...
Gale Courey Toensing
10/16/12
The Department of Interior has rejected the casino compact between the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, saying it unfairly gives the state too much mo...
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