Thomas Jefferson's ghost stalks Oak Flat.
On January 17, 1893, a group of American sugar barons and plantation owners, backed by the United States military, overthrew Queen Lili’uokalani of the Kingdom of Hawai’i and imprisoned her in her own palace. The coup led to the dissolving of the Kingdom and its illegal annexation by the U.S.
It is easy to blame the Congress, the BIA,, and federal courts for allowing mass tribal disenrollment to flourish. They are all complicit.
As the season of Wahta Osis (Maple Sap) approaches I’m reminded of a conversation I had with a friend of mine who has gotten into the commercial maple syrup business.
Tribal governments that disenroll members do it for the money. Or at least it appears that way in many cases. Tribal councils who engage in disenrollment turn their members into non-Indians in exchange for a bigger slice of tribal gaming profits.
The old union hall sat silently at night.
The Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance, commonly referred to as TERO, is a set of regulations used by many tribal governments.
Twenty years ago, on a visit to Great Falls, Montana, I spent an afternoon casually wandering through the C.M. Russell Auction of Original Western Art, reputed, at that time, to be the most prestigious Western art show in North America.
Settler Colonialism has best been defined as more of an imposed structure than a historical event.
On most days, I love the products that Hobby Lobby sells and have chosen to overlook many of the reasons the company has received negative press in recent years.
This is the second section of an article discussing transportation deductions from mineral royalties earned on allotted lands.
This column, which has been split into two parts for publication, will cover issues surrounding transportation deductions and provide legal justification for the elimination of these deductions.
American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.
The rich age much differently than you and I. By the time the inordinately opulent oligarch reaches 70, he's spent a lifetime excessively indulging in anything money or muscle can buy. That's a lot of whores and hubris, caviar and orgies in the Caribbean. Yes, his mind has gone all to mush.