ICTMN Staff
6/23/13
President Barack Obama signed into law the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) on March 7 surrounded by American Indian women who fought tirelessly for the pas...
ICTMN Staff
6/15/13
Following the recent announcement of Keith Harper being nominated by President Barack Obama for the position of Representative of the United States to the United Nations Human Righ...
Darwin Hill

Statement Of Umbrella Groups National Congress Of American Indians, United South And Eastern Tribes, And California Association Of Tribal Governments, 72 Indigenous Nations and Seven Indigenous Organizations...

6/14/13
Peter d'Errico

"Appropriateness" was a theme at the 12th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, May 20 to 31....

6/8/13
Steven Newcomb

There was a deeply troubling development at this year’s United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (the 12th Session) in New York. Before we get into that, though, let’s first build some historical context....

6/5/13
ICTMN Staff
6/4/13
On May 31, Thomas Vilsack, secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture, announced the appointment of two prominent American Indians to positions within the USDA...
Jacqueline Pata

The “dental divide”—the absence of services and access to dental health services in low income communities—is real, especially in Indian country....

5/18/13
Rob Capriccioso
5/16/13
One of the leading senators focused on Indian affairs says the Obama administration is shirking its responsibility to reimburse Indian tribes for contract support costs they incur ...
ICTMN Staff
5/2/13
Noting a lack of “critical information” about potential impacts to water supply, sacred sites and other aspects of tribal life governed by treaty and environmental stewardship, the...
Mark Trahant
4/29/13
Last week was a perfect illustration of the broken structure that is the United States government. Congress cannot pass a budget...

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