Rob Capriccioso
9/9/13
In June 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Salazar v...
Rob Capriccioso
8/30/13
When Kevin Washburn, Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior, last fall rejected a negotiated compact between the state of Massachusetts and the Ma...
Jay Daniels
8/29/13

The Cobell settlement, approved on November 24, 2012, provides for a $1.9 billion Trust Land Consolidation Fund (Fund). The settlement charges the U.S....

Tanya Lee
8/12/13
Opponents of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's proposed resort casino in Taunton, Massachusetts, have latched onto the Supreme Court's 2009 Carcieri decision as a means of derailing th...
Cedric Sunray
8/11/13

It’s been a long… long time a coming… but I know….change going come. On June 3, I walked into the Department of the Interior along with one of the chiefs from the Virginia tribes....

Marty Two Bulls
8/10/13
If you missed Part 1, click here . The sharpened sticks were carved from the shinbone of a buffalo to ensure that they will not break during the piercing ceremony...
Johnny Rustywire
7/31/13

Hoskie woke up and could hear nothing and so he sat up. It was early, before light, still dark outside. He walked slowly to not make a lot of noise and could see that his wife was still sleeping and he decided to let her sleep....

Adrian Jawort
7/29/13
The program manager for the Department Of Interior Land Buy-Back Program (LBBP) for Tribal Nations, John McClanahan, felt the heat as the frustration of Natives boiled over Friday,...
Cedric Sunray
7/29/13

A month or so ago my inbox was flooded with emails letting me know that the federal recognition process was getting a giant overhaul. Accompanying the e-mails were attachments of letters, revised drafts, etc. Most seemed optimistic. My response was simple....

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