Government

May 25, 2016
By:
Sen. John McCoy

I oppose disenrollment.

May 22, 2016
By:
Harold Monteau

In the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Daniels v.

May 21, 2016
By:
Roger Birdbear

The problems within the Indian Health Service (IHS) are well known. The Senate Special Committee on Indian Affairs held a hearing in February on the problems facing IHS, and have posted a video of the hearing, available on the Committee’s website.

May 17, 2016
By:
Mathew Nahdee

My generation’s destiny is to bring about the death of colonization, neo-colonialism, and any other forms of systemic government oppression.

May 13, 2016
By:
Steven Newcomb

Jody Wilson is the former Education Program Manager for the “San Salvador” build site of the San Diego Maritime Museum. She recently found on the Internet a 2014 proposal to build a statue to honor the Spanish conquistador Vasco Nuñez de Balboa.

May 12, 2016
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

Congress passed the Indian Arts and Crafts Act (“Act”)in 1935 to “promote the economic welfare” of Indians “through the development of Indian arts and crafts and the expansion

May 10, 2016
By:
Doreen Wonda Johnson

When I was first elected to the New Mexico House of Representatives, I was proud to have earned the support of my people of House District 5 in McKinley & San Juan Counties to represent their voice in the Roundhouse.

May 03, 2016
By:
Steven Newcomb

In one context, “to reconcile” means “to restore a friendship.” A question thus arises regarding the kind of relationship now existing between our Original Nations and dominating societies, such as Canada or the United States: How do we go about restoring a friendship that has never existed betwe

April 26, 2016
By:
Peter d'Errico

The U.N.

April 21, 2016
By:
Harold Monteau

The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Daniels v.

April 19, 2016
By:
Ruth Hopkins

During the 1970s, stories of Native women being forcibly sterilized began to emerge. In these cases, consent was absent. Some were manipulated and lied to in order for the government to gain access for sterilization.

April 18, 2016
By:
Liza Gross

Several years ago, on a brisk spring day in the wild reaches of northeastern Arizona, I was helping an elderly grandmother scrape kernels off a bushel’s worth of dried corn cobs. She spoke no English and I knew little Navajo, so we worked in silence, sitting on a blanket, side by side.

April 05, 2016
By:
Frederich Trenchard

The one thing the 50 states that make up the United States of America (not counting insular territories) have in abundance is their claim to land. That vast amount of land is in large part Indian and Indigenous peoples land.

April 04, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

I owe the Indian nations and most of the United States an apology, because I’ve become a Texan.

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