Ruth Hopkins
12/8/13

Since the passing of fellow Indigenous tribesman Madiba Nelson Mandela, much of mainstream media has attempted to paint him in their own colonial image, once again revising history to make the Federal Government and it’s allies look good, and thereby use him to suit their own purposes....

Mike Williams
12/5/13

Two weeks ago at the 2013 White House Tribal Leaders Conference, tribal leaders stood side-by-side with President Obama and 13 of his cabinet leaders, and raised climate change as a top priority of Native Nations. Tribes are on the front lines of climate change reality....

Suzan Shown Harjo
11/26/13

The Washington NFL team “honored” Navajo codetalkers during halftime of the San Francisco-Washington game (Washington lost, again, 27-6)....

Steve Russell
11/15/13
It’s ironic that the deadline for the Friday News Dump is in the afternoon, well before the actual dump happens, a customary practice of politicians of any party to put out news th...
Oliver J. Semans
11/13/13

Oh, what dangerous times we live in. In the days of our ancestors, it took the cavalry and then some to change our way of life....

Jesse Witten & Paul Moorehead
10/17/13

Is the tide turning in the effort to bring about a change in the name of the Washington NFL Team?...

Ernest L. Stevens Jr. & Kevin Leecy
10/14/13

As the chairman and vice chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, we offer this Columbus Day message on behalf of the 184 tribes that form our organization....

Steven Newcomb
10/14/13

On July 8, 1970, President Richard Nixon delivered a “Special Message on Indian Affairs,” in which he formally ended what he called “forced termination.” The Termination Era was the result of several pieces of legislation, including House Concurrent Resolution 108, passed by Congress in August, 1...

Rob Capriccioso
9/26/13
Leaders of the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine are questioning lawyer Keith Harper’s commitment to human rights given his treatment of the tribe during negotiations of their $12 milli...

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