Gabriel S. Galanda
5/12/16

Congress passed the Indian Arts and Crafts Act (“Act”)in 1935 to “promote the economic welfare” of Indians “through the development of Indian arts and crafts and the expansion...

Paul Moorehead & Philip Baker-Shenk
2/1/16

Forecasting the 2016 legislative agenda requires the use of something like a political Rorschach Test....

Matthew H. Birkhold
12/19/15

[For many, this Holiday Season is an occasion to reevaluate the Pilgrim story and celebrate our new understanding of the historical relationship between Europeans and Native Americans....

Mark Trahant
9/23/15
Once again Congress is finding it impossible to pass spending bills — and time is running out...
Gabriel S. Galanda
9/9/15

In 1970, President Richard Nixon announced a new federal policy of “self-determination without termination,” recognizing the failures of the federal government in its historical attempts to assimilate Indians by destroying tribes. ...

Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva
7/22/15

Ask any Native American tribe for a story about working with Congress and you’ll probably hear a story of frustration....

David Wilkins
4/4/15

Historically, Native nations were bounded but inclusive socio-cultural communities that prided themselves on maintaining distinctive religious-cultural identities while also incorporating--whether through force or invitation--individuals from other indigenous, rac...

Peter d'Errico
3/19/15

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was the latest foreign leader to address a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress on March 3, 2015....

ICTMN Staff
11/14/14
Environmental advocates on November 14 derided a bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that would mandate implementation of the Keystone XL pipeline...
Dante Desiderio
10/4/14

Last month, Congress passed legislation to permanently increase tribal authority to provide governmental services to their citizens without creating a taxable event....

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