Dina Gilio-Whitaker

If ever a concept grabbed hold of hearts and minds in Indian country in the past couple decades surely it would be that of sovereignty. Native people talk about it with reverence, demanding that it be respected by the federal government, and expect their tribal governments to assert it....

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ICTMN Staff
12/28/12
Take a look back at November 2012's biggest stories from the pages of our weekly magazine, This Week From Indian Country Today ...
ICTMN Staff
10/19/12
Tribes are stepping up their fight against the terminals that would enable coal to be brought from Montana and Wyoming to the Pacific Coast for transport to China and the rest of A...
Richard Walker
10/4/12
Getting a read on the state of Washington’s economic health can be tricky right now. The unemployment rate hovers at above eight percent...
Terri Hansen
8/15/12
Treaty fishing rights are meaningless if there are no healthy fish populations left to harvest, say Pacific Northwest tribes, fishers and tribal environmental organizations...
Marylin Bard
7/24/11
Editor's note: Marylin Bard, daughter of noted Quinault educator Emmett Oliver, gave this speech July 9 at Coast Salish Day, at Si’ Selechem (Boulevard Park) Bellingham, about the ...
Richard Walker
6/30/11
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $15 million to 12 tribal governments in Washington state to help address local affordable housing needs...
ICTMN Staff
2/11/11
Tribes surrounding Puget Sound dive into deep waters and plow the marine floors for geoducks –the world’s largest clams, which bury their long necks in the sand, and are considered...
ICTMN Staff
1/13/11
Native Americans have long venerated the wind. Now many are trying to harness a little of its power...
ICTMN Staff
11/3/12
While most of the media attention this election cycle has focused on the close presidential race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, there are many other campaigns and ...

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