Duane Champagne
11/3/14
While much has been made of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for the protection of indigenous rights, the Declaration does not recognize or provid...
Steven Newcomb
12/19/13

In his recent column, “The Long Road to ‘Free and Independent’ for Indian Nations,” Steve Russell says, “My ICTMN colleagues are fond of ‘free and independent’ as a des...

Duane Champagne
7/10/12
Stay or go? When it comes to Indian tribes and the United States, the answer has almost always been the former. And for that, there are many reasons. When the U.S...
Scott Seaborne
6/14/12

On July 23, 2008, Senator Byron Dorgan (D-NE), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA), introduced a bill titled ...

Steven Newcomb
6/8/12

In 1982, the National Lawyers Guild published a book entitled Rethinking Indian Law....

Caroline P. Mayhew
5/29/12

Amid the current election excitement and heightened national focus on the politics of women’s issues, Congressional efforts to reauthorize the Violence ...

Steven T. Newcomb
3/22/12

After reading Steve Russell’s March 20 column “Citizenship and Nations,” I have to wonder why he would publicly challenge one of the strongest words we have in the...