Paul Moorehead
4/15/15

Having lost hundreds of millions of acres of land to allotment and tax auction, sale, fraud and federal chicanery beginning in the late 1880s, Indian tribes have ever since been on a decades-long mission to acquire and reconsolidate their once-mighty land holdings...

Philip Baker-Shenk and Paul Moorehead
12/30/14

In our lifetimes, Indian Country has had a somewhat rocky romance with the Republican Party....

Paul Moorehead
7/30/14

Eighty years ago last month, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the Wheeler-Howard Act aka the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA), devised and championed by then-Commissioner of Indian Affairs John Collier....

Rob Capriccioso
7/18/14
For those clamoring for the president to appoint a tribal economic development council, the wheel doesn’t have to be reinvented, say tribal advocates—and he wouldn’t have to use an...
Paul Moorehead
10/25/13

In 1987, the Supreme Court decided California v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, holding that a state could not prohibit gaming conducted on Indian lands if it allowed similar games by other persons in the state....

Jesse Witten & Paul Moorehead
10/17/13

Is the tide turning in the effort to bring about a change in the name of the Washington NFL Team?...

Paul Moorehead
7/26/13

In fiscal year 2014, the federal government will spend about $3.8 trillion, which breaks down into mandatory spending (64 percent), interest on the national debt (6 percent), and discretionary spending (30 percent)....

Paul Moorehead
7/22/13

On July 13, 2013, Leonard Garment passed away. He was 89 years old and the headline of his obituary read, “Elite attorney defended Nixon during Watergate maelstrom.”...