Steve Russell
7/6/12

Should Indians allow non-Indians to vote when they reside on Indian land and are affected by the outcome of the election? The instinctive reaction is “No way!” and defending that reaction is so simple it’s hard to understand the charge of unfairness....

Steve Russell
7/6/12

Once upon a time, in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, there was a patriotic organization of lawyers and academics called the Federalist Society....

Harold Monteau
6/26/12

The Indian Civil Rights Act has been a dismal failure, if one considers its original intent; to protect tribal members and others subject to tribal jurisdiction from arbitrary and capr...

Steven Newcomb
5/30/12

On October 5, 1942, the U.S....

Steve Russell
5/3/12

This term, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case about affirmative action in university admissions, where my alma mater is on the side of diversity for a...

Dan Jones
4/13/12

Seen any Indians on TV lately? Probably not, and you’re not likely to. Here's why: The FCC has allowed the American television Industry, which I like to call "a content provider," because the Internet has changed everything. They don’t know what to call themselves either....

Gale Courey Toensing
3/26/12
Mongi Dhaouadi, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations , Connecticut Chapter, hosted the meeting, which he organized with activist Chris Gauvreau...
Steve Russell
3/20/12

Citizenship is a tricky word in Indian country. It’s “citizenship” rather than “membership” if an Indian nation is not a club and you can’t join it....

Duane Champagne
3/14/12
One of the arguments against indigenous self-government is that it requires special rights and stokes the flames of cultural, political and identity difference...
Ruth Hopkins
1/7/12

On New Years Eve, President Obama signed The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)  into law....

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