Suzan Shown Harjo
12/28/12
HALL OF FAME: President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden for winning second terms by a whopping 332 electoral votes to 206 for Republican challenger Mitt Romney and Repres...
Brian Patterson

I have been taught that “no nation is truly defeated until the hearts of its women are on the ground.”  Native women have strong hearts, but that strength is constantly challenged by the high rates of domestic violence on many Indian reservations.  Of course, domestic violence is not limited to w...

12/14/12
Mark Trahant
11/8/12
The Republican Party doubled the number of American Indian tribal members serving in Congress, from one to two...
Edward J. Markey & Ben R. Lujan

As the Ranking Members of the Natural Resources Committee and the Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, which has primary jurisdiction over Indian issues in the House of Representatives, we feel compelled to respond to Representative Tom Cole’s unsubstantiated criticism of a report is...

11/1/12
John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives

In recent months, my role as Speaker of the House has allowed me to travel much of our great nation—including Indian country—and talk to Americans of all walks of life. Wherever I go, conversation quickly turns to jobs and the state of the economy....

10/25/12
Rob Capriccioso
10/24/12
Many partisans on both ends of the political spectrum were surprised to read in September that U.S...
Rob Capriccioso
9/17/12
In a nomination hearing on September 15 before what U.S...
Mark Trahant
9/5/12
An omission: Yesterday I reported that Rep. Tom Cole was much less visible at the Republican Convention in Tampa than he was in St. Paul four years ago...
Mark Trahant
9/4/12
Four years ago, one of the most prominent Native Americans in Congress – Oklahoma’s Tom Cole, a member of the Chickasaw Nation – posted daily reports on YouTube from the convention...
Rob Capriccioso
8/15/12
WASHINGTON – After intense scrutiny from tribal interests , Indian appellants, and the U.S. Congress, the U.S...

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