Dwanna L. Robertson

With football and the fall season—which is always tough for Native folks because of the U.S.’s insistence on honoring Columbus, the awful Pocahontas Halloween costumes, and the ever-present Thanksgiving mythology of the goodness of the pilgrims and the simple-mindedness of Indigenous people—fast...

9/17/12
Carol Berry
9/10/12
Embattled former professor Ward Churchill failed what may be his last chance in a five-year civil rights lawsuit against the University of Colorado-Boulder (CU)...
Steve Russell

American Indians understand living in a web of relationships that carry privileges and impose duties. Therefore, I wonder, why is tort law virtually absent in the routine of tribal governance?...

9/4/12
Jenni Monet
8/6/12
It has been a bumpy couple of months for Indian rights. The Violence Against Women Act is meeting opposition in Congress, Carcieri still isn’t fixed, and the U.S...
Lloyd Miller

On June 18 the Supreme Court issued a rare decision favoring Indian Tribes in a one billion dollar case pitting the Tribes against the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the U.S. Indian Health Service....

8/5/12
Steve Russell

Should Indians show up when elections are called by the colonial state? I can’t say “Yes” because a more appropriate answer is “Hell, yes!” Bias out front: my first career was as a state court judge, which is an elected position....

8/4/12
Steven Newcomb

In a column published in December 2011, I criticized Charles Trimble and “Sam” Deloria, Jr., for what I considered to be personalized remarks directed at a Mohawk law professor, Carrie E. Garrow....

7/29/12
Rob Capriccioso
8/18/12
WASHINGTON – In perhaps the biggest news to rock Indian country since the $3.4 billion Cobell settlement was announced between the Obama administration and the lead Indian plaintif...
Rob Capriccioso
7/10/12
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is working with tribal leaders to fight against Republican congressional attempts to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (AC...
Ryan Dreveskracht

Rape in Indian country has recently become the subject of partisan campaign fodder and, even worse, systemic racism in Washington, D.C....

7/7/12

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