Anne Minard
2/26/13
Environmentalists and tribal activists are crying foul on a mining proposal on sacred land in Arizona that’s been resurrected for the eighth year in Congress...
Rob Capriccioso
2/25/13
Two members of Congress, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) are questioning a policy the U.S...
Steven Newcomb

On February 14, 2013, in Washington, D.C., Jefferson Keel (Chickasaw Nation) delivered his "State of the Indian Nations” address in his capacity as President of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)....

2/22/13
ICTMN Staff
2/21/13
In a proclamation marking how far the tribal college movement has come, Ryan Wilson, president of the National Alliance to Save Native Languages, honored one tribal college preside...
Peter d'Errico

When President Jefferson Keel referred to the "trust relationship" in his State of Indian Nations address to the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), he fell in...

2/21/13
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

To be in a position of leadership—at least for NCAI’s president Jefferson Keel—is to be in the role of a politician, and that means taking predictably centrist positions (at least publically) to appease as wide an audience as possible....

2/19/13
Ruth Hopkins

This past Thursday, Jefferson Keel, President of the National Congress of American Indians, delivered the 11th Annual State of the Indian Nations Address....

2/17/13
ICTMN Staff
2/17/13
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: • LAND DISPUTE: The Poarch Band of Creek Indians blocked access to the sacred Hickory Ground by a group...
Charles Kader

 

In reading over the 2013 State of Indian Nations address by outgoing President Jefferson Keel of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), a number of talking points of emphasis stood out as compelling subjects for further examination....

2/16/13
Mark Trahant
2/15/13
National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel began his annual report, State of Indian Nations, with a simple exclamation...

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