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....

Bryan Brewer
9/26/14

Chief Sitting Bull said, “Let us put our minds together and see what lives we can make for our children.” And, today, as we struggle to provide an education for our children, extend health care to our youth, families, and elders, and provide tribal government services to our Native people, we rel...

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