SCIA Release
6/18/14
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Jon Tester (D-Mon.) released the following statement regarding the 30th Anniversary of the Committee on June 17: “The Indian Affa...
Tanya Lee
5/20/14
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe in Arizona is making history. Nearly 40 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Oliphant v...
Rob Capriccioso
4/7/14
Having just chaired a portion of a recent hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen...
Rob Capriccioso
1/30/14
After a tenuous year of leading the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) has confirmed that she is moving on...
Rob Capriccioso
1/29/14
Hopi citizen Diane Humetewa smiled through a positive nomination hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 28 in her effort to be confirmed as a U.S...
Rob Capriccioso
1/23/14
Troy Eid, a former U.S...
Tanya Lee
1/22/14
One place the Indian Law and Order Commission's report, "A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer," is not gathering dust is Alaska, where commissioners found rural Alaska Natives...
Tanya Lee
1/22/14
Radical, revolutionary, exceptional or just plain common sense are some of the terms used to describe "A Roadmap to Making Native America Safer," the result of two years' work by t...
Jennifer Denetdale

Like so many other times, I stopped at a gas station just outside the boundary of the Navajo Nation. As I start to pump gas in my SUV for my trip back to Albuquerque, a young Diné woman approaches me and asks if she might catch a ride to Gallup, a bordertown about 15 minutes away....

1/14/14
Walter Lamar

Despite delays, shutdowns, underfunding and bureaucratic tangles, the bipartisan Indian Law and Order Commission has spent the past several years steadily gathering data on how to fix the dire public safety crisis that plagues tribal lands....

1/8/14

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