Steven Newcomb

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....

6/5/13
Timothy Aqukkasuk Argetsinger

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....

3/24/13
Douglas G. Bonner and Sharice Davids

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,...

7/9/11
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...