Rob Capriccioso
2/3/14
On January 21, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals launched the latest federal assault on tribal land, ruling 2 -1 in Big Lagoon Rancheria v...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/29/14
The Interior Department has published the latest report on the American Indian population and labor force, updating and improving on the previous report that was published in 2007 ...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/28/14
Owners of fractioned land interests at the Pine Ridge and Makah reservations have until January 29, 2014 – tomorrow – to participate in the first round of purchase offers in the De...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/27/14
A unique direct action took place on the first morning of a recent conference on federal recognition: The panel discussions stopped for almost two hours while everyone participated...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/23/14
The Shinnecock Indian Nation was petitioner number 4 on the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ list of tribes seeking federal recognition in 1978 soon after the agency established the seven...
Stephanie Woodard
1/17/14
“She’s someone’s daughter, mother, sister, auntie,” said Thomas Pearce, who is co-chair of the American Indian Movement of Indiana and Kentucky...
Mark Trahant
1/15/14
The adjective of the day is “modest.” That’s the standard phrase to describe the $1.012 trillion spending bill for a federal fiscal year that has less than nine months left...
Sherry Treppa

All Native Americans should be deeply concerned about a recent federal court decision ordering the BIA to decide who can be a member of one California tribe and how the tribal government should be organized – all for the sake of protecting “potential” tribal members instead of the will of the tri...

1/15/14
Mark Trahant
12/30/13
What is “The Canon of Indian Country?” Those stories that are recited in schools, the ones most young people know by heart, tales of valor, excellence and an optimistic future...
Alex Ewen & Ivana Maravic
12/19/13
Of the many ways Natives have been abused, cheated and neglected by the United States government, one of the more subtle, but potentially most damaging for tribes today has been th...

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