Gale Courey Toensing
The Department of the Interior plans to complete the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s application for trust land for gaming in January...
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
Duane Champagne
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
North Dakota’s Democratic Senate candidate, Heidi Heitkamp , is working hard for the Native vote...
Patti Jo King
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...
Jenni Monet
This week, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will be the latest venue to hear arguments in the Cherokee Freedmen citizenship dispute—the ongoi...
Carol Berry
If she’d planned to tackle some of the most contentious issues in Indian country, a Mvskoke (Creek) sociologist couldn’t have done a better job...
Steve Russell

Sovereignty is not what it used to be, and I am not speaking of Indian sovereignty in particular. Sometimes I think about the rise of the nation-state with bemusement at the customs of historians....

Brian Daffron
The Carter Center has been invited to serve as an impartial observer in over 90 elections in 36 countries since 1989...
Duane Champagne
In this country, all citizens are equal under the law—in theory...