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
Steven Newcomb

There are some things we have not very often thought about or reflected upon because we have lacked the vocabulary necessary to name and think about those things....

3/17/13
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

When nations declare independence from the domination of other nations it is often within the context of the carnage of bloody confrontations, which tends to get the attention of international media (the old adage in the news business "if it bleeds it leads" really does apply)....

3/5/13
ICTMN Staff
2/14/13
The following is National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel’s 11 th Annual State of the Indian Nations Address from this morning in Washington, D.C.: “Members o...
Duane Champagne
2/2/13
Indigenous identities have become multiple and more complex, and some more hostile, at the beginning of the 21st century...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/14/13
The Department of the Interior plans to complete the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s application for trust land for gaming in January...
ICTMN Staff
1/3/13
The late Stanley R. Crooks, who served as the chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community for 20 years, was named the 2012 Person of the Year by Shakopee.Patch.com...
Duane Champagne
12/8/12
A remarkable feature about indigenous nations is that they have continued after more than 500 years of colonial efforts to assimilate and dismantle them...
Patti Jo King
11/3/12
North Dakota’s Democratic Senate candidate, Heidi Heitkamp , is working hard for the Native vote...
Patti Jo King
11/2/12
Heidi Heitkamp, the Democratic Senate candidate for North Dakota , wants to reach as many Native North Dakotans as possible, while ensuring that her message is both timely and rele...

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