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Duane Champagne
8/21/16
What is the difference between indigenous subsistence hunters and sports hunters? This issue has been part of a legal and political debate in Alaska since 1971...
Mark Trahant
7/8/16
TRAHANT REPORTS —First the news: Montana Democrats hired Amy Croover as director of the Native Vote program...
Mark Trahant
5/31/16
TRAHANT REPORTS —Let’s explore two questions: First, will a third party candidacy matter in the 2016 presidential election?...
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Dr. Dean Chavers
4/10/16
Wallace “Chief” Newman had an affect on Indians probably more than anyone else in the 20th century. He was Richard Nixon’s football coach at Whittier College in the 1940s...
Steve Russell
3/4/16
The Republican presidential primary is not immune from the populism that is sparking Bernie Sanders on the Democratic side...
Mark Trahant
2/1/16
The media surrounding the Iowa caucuses reduces the story to one basic theme: Who’s winning and what does that win (or loss) mean for the New Hampshire primary?...
Gabriel S. Galanda
9/9/15

In 1970, President Richard Nixon announced a new federal policy of “self-determination without termination,” recognizing the failures of the federal government in its historical attempts to assimilate Indians by destroying tribes. ...

Steve Russell
8/15/14
The New York Times carried a report on the growing business of selling the opportunity to “fly” with jetpacks propelled by water, an opportunity that has so far taken flight in Cal...
Laura Waterman Wittstock
5/18/14

The early 1970s were a turbulent time for just about everybody in Indian country. The FBI was busy listening in on presumed malfeasance. The tribal chairmen were trying to make sense of what was becoming a broader divide among their citizens who lived on and off reservation lands....

Michael P. Gross
5/9/14

Indian self-determination is the most enlightened Indian policy the United States has ever had. Yet it is still plagued by funding problems and existential issues....

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