Steve Russell
4/26/15

Jim Obergefell’s grief is on the verge of being written into legal history this year, no matter what the U.S. Supreme Court does in the case that bears his name....

David Wilkins
4/4/15

Historically, Native nations were bounded but inclusive socio-cultural communities that prided themselves on maintaining distinctive religious-cultural identities while also incorporating--whether through force or invitation--individuals from other indigenous, rac...

ICTMN Staff
3/10/15
Nine years almost to the day after his eagle feathers were seized at a powwow, Robert Soto has gotten them back. On Tuesday March 10 the U.S...
Jack McNeel
3/3/15
Three Crow tribal members have been cited in Wyoming for shooting elk out of season. Clayvin Herrera is one of those, along with his brother Colbert Herrera and Ronnie Fisher...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/21/14
In an ongoing battle between tribal sovereignty and federal labor law, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe is challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s claim that it has juris...
Suzette Brewer
10/9/14
Last month, the Alaska Supreme Court issued its decision in Native Village of Tununak II v the State of Alaska and the result has many Native observers dismayed...
Steven Newcomb
6/21/14

On May 27, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a 5-4 decision in the case State of Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community. A five justice majority issued a ruling that works in favor of the Bay Mills Indian Community....

Steven Newcomb
6/6/14

A couple of years ago, US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was at a function that Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) was also attending. Upon hearing that Congressman Cole is from the Chickasaw Nation, Scalia said: “Don't forget you belong to a conquered race.”...

Gale Courey Toensing
6/5/14
The Department of the Interior will take into trust 13,004 acres of the Oneida Indian Nation’s vast historical territory...
Christina Rose
6/4/14
Of the “Eight Fascinating Court Decisions Affecting Indians and Tribes,” presented in New London, Connecticut on May 22, some of the resulting laws seem surprisingly fair while oth...

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