Steve Russell
5/26/15
Human rights as something existing outside of national borders but enforceable within those borders is the furthest frontier of international law...
Steven Newcomb
5/5/15

In the first chapter of The Evolution of Physics (1938), Albert Einstein and Leopold Infeld say they are focused on “the adventurous search for knowledge of the physical world,” and that t...

Steven Newcomb
5/4/15

In Hal Ashby’s movie Being There, starring Peter Sellers, at the end of the film there is a pyramid with an “all seeing eye,” and the slogan “Life is A State of Mind.” In The Universe and Dr....

Steve Russell
4/26/15

Jim Obergefell’s grief is on the verge of being written into legal history this year, no matter what the U.S. Supreme Court does in the case that bears his name....

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...

ICTMN Staff
3/10/15
Nine years almost to the day after his eagle feathers were seized at a powwow, Robert Soto has gotten them back. On Tuesday March 10 the U.S...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/21/14
In an ongoing battle between tribal sovereignty and federal labor law, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe is challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s claim that it has juris...
Suzette Brewer
10/9/14
Last month, the Alaska Supreme Court issued its decision in Native Village of Tununak II v the State of Alaska and the result has many Native observers dismayed...
Steven Newcomb
6/21/14

On May 27, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a 5-4 decision in the case State of Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community. A five justice majority issued a ruling that works in favor of the Bay Mills Indian Community....

Steven Newcomb
6/6/14

A couple of years ago, US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was at a function that Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) was also attending. Upon hearing that Congressman Cole is from the Chickasaw Nation, Scalia said: “Don't forget you belong to a conquered race.”...

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