Mark Trahant
3/24/16
TRAHANT REPORTS — When someone tells you that your vote doesn’t matter, quietly say, “Montana.” Or if someone says that politicians don’t listen and that nothing will change, smile...
Tanya H. Lee
3/16/16
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs didn’t hear much that was surprising during a March 9 oversight hearing on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal...
Suzette Brewer
3/8/16
Since May 2015, there have been multiple legislative efforts to pass new voting rights legislation aimed at ensuring access to voting for American Indians and Alaska Natives, inclu...
Mark Trahant
11/30/15
The world’s leaders are in France over the next couple of weeks to debate what ought to be done about climate change...
ICTMN Staff
11/16/15
In late October Senate Committee on Indian Affairs chairman Sen...
Mary Annette Pember
11/9/15
“If the wind stopped blowing, we’d all fall down,” joked Pat Armstrong of the Blackfeet reservation in Montana...
Mark Trahant
10/30/15
Omnibus is a Latin word that means “for all.” In legislation it means cramming everything into a bill that you think can pass...
ICTMN Staff
10/29/15
The prosecution of alcohol and drug offenses, also known as non-violent crimes, have contributed mightily to the overcrowding of U.S. prisons...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/5/15
There’s a new “ Carcieri fix” in town and a leading tribal organization has provisionally approved it...
Tanya H. Lee
7/24/15
The abysmal state of juvenile justice in much of Indian country took up an entire chapter of the Indian Law and Order Commission’s 2013 report, “ A Roadmap For Making Native Americ...

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