Gale Courey Toensing
6/7/11
Dr. Matthew L.M. Fletcher is an Associate Professor at Michigan State University College of Law and Director of the Indigenous Law and Policy Center...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/7/11
Andrew Jackson ’s illegal and heavily censured actions during the First Seminole War in 1817 were cited recently during the military trial of a Guantanamo prisoner and was used as ...
Rob Capriccioso
5/26/11
When President Barack Obama bounded into office in January of 2009, he brought with him the goodwill of tribal leaders who vouched for him, as well as the adoration of tribal citiz...
Crystal Willcuts
5/20/11

A few weeks ago I stopped watching the news. Nothing else was going on in the world except for the Osama Bin Laden death frenzy. Okay he’s dead, but he was going to die anyway. We’ll all die eventually. It will be news the day no one dies. The TV can stay on then....

Rob Capriccioso
5/11/11
The celebration over Osama bin Laden’s killing by Navy SEALS on May 1 was perhaps briefer for American Indians than for any other group in America—even Republicans...
Steven Newcomb
5/11/11

Many people angrily responded to my previous column on this subject by claiming that the U.S. military had merely applied the Apache leader Geronimo’s name to the U.S. military operation to hunt down bin Laden, and had not applied the name to bin Laden....

Donna Loring
5/10/11

So it’s official: the code name for Bin Laden was "Geronimo." To refer to a terrorist like Bin Laden, whom some have compared to Hitler, with the name of an honored and respected Native American warrior is the ultimate insult to every Native American veteran who fought in wars for this country an...

Rick Kearns
5/9/11
News of the offensive use of Geronimo's name has traveled throughout the Latin American and Spanish-speaking world, including postings in indigenous newspapers and news websites...

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