Gale Courey Toensing
3/13/14
A Navajo Nation council member has proposed legislation opposing the Redskins football team name and authorizing the Nation’s president and other officials to speak out against it ...
Gabriel S. Galanda
3/12/14

On December 16, 2010, President Barack Obama endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) with great fanfare. The U.S....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
3/10/14

Few would argue that the 21st century has proven to be a major turning point in the global indigenous rights movement with the passage of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)....

Rick Kearns
2/7/14
The Nasa people of Cauca, Colombia are pursuing the eviction of the Colombian Army and the FARC guerrillas from their territory due to the death and displacement of indigenous caus...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/3/14
With no assurance from the United Nations General Assembly’s top official that Indigenous Peoples will participate on a full and equal basis with states at the World Conference on ...
Peter d'Errico
12/4/13

Native Nations are asserting land and resource rights in an increasingly vigorous and unambiguous way....

Fawn Sharp
11/13/13
The following are comments by Quinault Indian Nation President Fawn Sharp in advance of today’s 2013 White House Tribal Nations Conference, the fifth of its kind since President Ba...
Carol Berry
11/7/13
Not a single country in the world is living up to the provisions of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and it’s time for governments to pass laws i...
Steven Newcomb
10/14/13

On July 8, 1970, President Richard Nixon delivered a “Special Message on Indian Affairs,” in which he formally ended what he called “forced termination.” The Termination Era was the result of several pieces of legislation, including House Concurrent Resolution 108, passed by Congress in August, 1...

Akilah Kinnison
10/8/13

Today, 306 members of the Nooksack Indian Tribe in northern Washington State are fighting mass disenrollment from their community....

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