Dina Gilio Whitaker
1/1/14

I’m not one to make resolutions for the upcoming new year but I do think the end of the year is a good time to reflect back on the news that came out of Indian country....

Gabriel S. Galanda
9/23/13

Beware of the federal task force. While a combined law enforcement entity might make sense in combatting crime in non-tribal communities, the federal task force is a Trojan Horse when it enters Indian country....

Gabriel S. Galanda
9/4/13

Throughout the 19th Century the U.S. Cavalry perpetrated the genocide of Indian People. Today’s Cavalry—federal, state and local police—are no longer committed to extermination....

Duane Champagne
1/1/13
Is it better to have federal or state administration of criminal justice in Indian country?...
Jonathan Larrabee
10/5/12

This is to correct a century-plus-long legal error that has been and continues to be perpetuated upon the Great Sioux Nation and all Indians alike. The lesson is that all treaties are specific unto themselves....

Sarah Deer
7/16/12

While we wait for Congress to do the right thing and reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, there are important things that tribal leaders can do right now to protect Nat...

Scott Seaborne
6/14/12

On July 23, 2008, Senator Byron Dorgan (D-NE), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA), introduced a bill titled ...

Anthony Broadman
2/7/12
Continuing Indian Country Today Media Network ’s periodic roundup of court cases relevant to Indian country within the Ninth Circuit, we examine one new federal circuit court of ap...
Tristan Ahtone
12/1/11
This complex story begins in the summer of 1881, when prominent Lakota chief Spotted Tail was assassinated on the Rosebud Reservation by a Lakota subchief named Crow Dog...