Steven Newcomb

On July 8, 1970, President Richard Nixon delivered a “Special Message on Indian Affairs,” in which he formally ended what he called “forced termination.” The Termination Era was the result of several pieces of legislation, including House Concurrent Resolution 108, passed by Congress in August, 1...

10/14/13
Paul Moorehead

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.”...

7/22/13
Steve Russell

The interplay between law and language is fascinating. “Blood quantum” started without the modern racist connotations in early English cases involving inheritance from a particular person rather than from a racially defined category of persons....

3/28/13
Laura Waterman Wittstock

Hundreds of travelers left their home areas from points all over the United States and Canada last weekend to meet in the tiny village of Wounded Knee, South Dakota....

2/27/13
Mark Trahant
11/8/12
The Republican Party doubled the number of American Indian tribal members serving in Congress, from one to two...
Frederick Hoxie

History is often made by accident, so we should not read too much into the almost simultaneous deaths last week of South Dakotans Russell Means and George McGovern....

10/29/12
Mark Trahant
10/18/12
George McGovern was Barack Obama before Obama...
Rob Capriccioso
10/17/12
Harry Reid, the Democratic leader of the U.S...
ICTMN Staff
10/15/12
The year 1928 saw the release of the so-called Meriam Report, the first comprehensive overview of U.S. Indian policy since the 1850s...
Rob Capriccioso
10/10/12
Not willing to cede the American Indian vote in what promises to be a close presidential election this November, Republican candidate Mitt Romney agreed to discuss with Indian Coun...

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