Rob Capriccioso
2/28/14
Mike Connor has been confirmed to become the Obama administration’s next deputy secretary of the Department of the Interior, the number two position at the agency under Secretary S...
Rob Capriccioso
1/16/14
The White House announced early in January that President Barack Obama has resubmitted to the U.S. Senate several nominees that are of special interest to Indian country...
Duane Champagne
11/3/13
When making significant change indigenous nations make choices about whether to build on traditions or to adopt new forms of government, economy, culture or community...
Rob Capriccioso
10/8/13
Michael Connor was today favorably reported out of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to become the Deputy Secretary of the Interior...
Rob Capriccioso
8/2/13
Tribal leaders and Indians affairs officials are expressing optimism at President Barack Obama’s choice of Michael Connor to become the next Deputy Secretary of the Department of t...
Cristina Olds
5/9/13
My aunt dated Tony Reyna, Taos Pueblo's former two-term governor and local living legend, in the 1990s...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/27/13
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, the legislation that dramatically changed the economic landscape for tribal nations with ca...
ICTMN Staff
3/26/13
Yesterday, March 25, by proclamation, President Obama established Río Grande del Norte as a National Monument...
Alysa Landry
3/12/13
A two-story-high photograph of Joe Yazzie towers over the viewer—every scar, wrinkle and hint of emotion on his face magnified...
Steven Newcomb

John Collier was the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1933 to 1945, during the New Deal era of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. When Collier was first appointed to that post, he had a typical view that Indigenous cultures would die out as a result of “civilization” and “progress.”...

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