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...

Steven Newcomb
9/30/13

How does a government said to be premised on human rights produce a system of law for American Indians not premised on human rights?...

Steve Russell
9/12/13

Texas senator Ted Cruz thinks he is one of the principal contenders for the Republican nomination to be the next President. He represents the Tea Party wing of the GOP, a source of much craziness and pretty much all of the current Washington gridlock....

Stephanie Woodard
9/2/13
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the Wolf Point School District, which has a predominantly Native student population, drawn from the surrounding Fort ...
Brian Brewer
7/9/13

As American colonists began to call for democracy, revolutionary leaders dressed up as Indians, boarded English ships and dumped tea in Boston harbor to protest taxes on tea and commodities....

Ryan Dreveskracht
6/22/13

Since the 19th Century, the plight of the North American bison has paralleled the way of the indigenous people of buffalo bountry and the land itself: decimation, almost to the point of extinction, by non-tribal peoples....

Charles Kader
4/24/13

The recent legal decision in the case of King Mountain Tobacco v. the State of Washington has become quite the topic in reservation business conversation....

Steven Newcomb
2/22/13

On February 14, 2013, in Washington, D.C., Jefferson Keel (Chickasaw Nation) delivered his "State of the Indian Nations” address in his capacity as President of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)....

Peter d'Errico
10/13/12

Phillip Deere described the indigenous government of his people as "workable for us," having lasted from time immemorial....

Steven Newcomb
9/13/12

In English grammar we find pronouns for the first person plural, “we,” and the possessive adjective, “our.” In this column, I’d like to discuss the possessive adjective “our,” and the negative effect of Indian people using “we” or “our,” when talking about the United States....

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