Steven Newcomb
11/20/14

In his recent column, Professor David Wilkins (Lumbee) says the doctrine of discovery has gone through many expressions, such as "a theological fict...

Steven Newcomb
7/16/14

On June 13, President Barack Obama visited the Standing Rock Reservation. During his visit, Mr. Obama said that “every American, including every Native American deserves a chance to work hard and get ahead.” Presumably he meant “get ahead” in the American society of the United States....

Eric S. Zimmer
7/11/14

Almost three weeks ago, President Obama became the fourth sitting chief executive to set foot on Native American land when he visited the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota....

Simon Moya-Smith
6/14/14
And then there were four...
Steven Newcomb
6/5/13

There was a deeply troubling development at this year’s United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (the 12th Session) in New York. Before we get into that, though, let’s first build some historical context....

Timothy Aqukkasuk Argetsinger
3/24/13

Many federally recognized tribes are celebrating the reauthorization of VAWA, which contains key provisions that authorize tribal courts to prosecute non-Indians in sexual assault and domestic violence cases on reservation....

Douglas G. Bonner and Sharice Davids
7/9/11

A recent decision by the Federal Communications Commission has affirmed the rights of tribes to own and operate important telecommunications infrastructure on tribal lands, and to receive federal universal service funding support for all areas of an underserved Reservation that qualify for rural,...

Carol Berry
3/9/11
The pow wow season is under way, and the sound of drums—the universal “heartbeat of the nation”—will reverberate in dance arenas around the country...
ICTMN Staff
10/30/12
The proud family of Shad Agard, from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, contacted ICTMN to introduce our readers to the remarkable young man...