Steven Newcomb
12/16/14

A discerning eye is critically important when it comes to interpreting statements by the United States regarding our original nations, which are typically called “Indian tribes.” On September 13, 2007, the United States voted “no” on the UN Declaration on the Righ...

Steven Newcomb
12/10/14

The debate over the meaning and significance of the outcome document for the United Nations (UN) high level plenary meeting (erroneously referred to as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples) is not going to end anytime soon....

Gale Courey Toensing
12/8/14
The leader of the San Carlos Apache Tribe is asking the Senate not to vote on the annual National Defense Authorization Act until a provision that would allow a massive copper mini...
Steven Newcomb
11/27/14

Some of us who have embarked on a path of intellectual work have also worked throughout our lives with spiritual leaders so that our intellectual efforts and work is grounded in ceremony and prayer....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
11/7/14

I never cease to be amazed at the intellectual brilliance that comes out of Indian country. Much of it graces the pages of this site; some of these people can be thought of Indian country’s top pundits....

Will Micklin
11/3/14

On September 22, all 193 member countries of the United Nations came together in overwhelming support of a document to further the rights of indigenous peoples....

ICTMN Staff
9/13/14
It’s time to “give life to the declaration,” the Assembly of First Nations decreed on this, the seventh anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights ...
Steven Newcomb
9/13/14

In 1996, while attending the Intersessional Working Group on the Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, I posed a question to the United States delegates....

Rudolph C. Ryser
8/28/14

Let us stipulate from the very outset that international states own, control and regulate an institution called the United Nations. It is their organization and they can do with it what ever they chose. Fourth World nations are not members of the UN. They sit outside that body....

Duane Champagne
6/1/14
The recent movie Cesar Chavez: History is Made One Step at a Time brings home differing strategies between minority groups and indigenous nations in their legal and political relat...

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