LaDonna Harris

I am outraged by Supreme Court case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl. As a lifelong civil rights activist, I remember the struggle to pass the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in 1978 and the reasons it is still so badly needed to protect our families and Native American cultures....

5/1/13
Steven Newcomb

The difficulty of accurately analyzing the 1823 U.S. Supreme Court ruling Johnson v. M’Intosh is well demonstrated in an article published by Robert T. Coulter (co-authored with Steven M. Tullberg) in 1984 in the book The Aggressions of Civilization....

4/29/13
Steve Russell

Upon reading my first column on the Baby Veronica oral argument, a policy wonk friend of mine wrote, “This is not about race. It is about treachery.”...

4/28/13
Stephanie Woodard
4/26/13
The decision of U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) not to run in 2014 means that the state’s Native vote could be very important next year...
Steve Russell

The Supreme Court of the United States allows no cameras to record oral arguments, but they have allowed audio recordings....

4/19/13
John Echohawk, Jacqueline Pata, Terry Cross

On Tuesday the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl....

4/16/13
Jacqueline Pata

The mainstream media has continued to make repeated factual errors when reporting on the high profile Supreme Court custody case involving a Native American father and his daughter....

4/16/13
Carol Berry
4/2/13
Some civil libertarians may be upset—but likely won’t be surprised—at the U.S...
Rob Capriccioso
3/21/13
Amanda Blackhorse, a 31-year-old Navajo social worker, was in Alexandria, Virginia in early March to begin the next phase of getting the National Football League’s Washington, D.C...
Steve Russell

Elders suffered terribly during the Great Depression. I did not live then, but I am among the last generation schooled by the people who lived it. I know my family’s stories and the statistics, but the rest is speculation....

3/21/13

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