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
7/18/12

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....