December 14, 2014
Simon Moya-Smith

I couldn’t get up off the floor. I had collapsed on top of a stack of newspapers and atop my dry-cleaned, finely pressed suit and some soiled towels. I had completely lost every fucking marble I had.

December 13, 2014
Alex Jacobs

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez made news after her Environment Secretary presented papers to DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz, with fines for LANL – the Los Alamos Nuclear Laboratory - of $32.6 million for 24 violations and WIPP - the Waste Isolation Pilot Project - $17.7 million for 13 violations

December 10, 2014
Terry Rambler

The San Carlos Apache Tribe (Tribe) has worked for the past decade to shine light on the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange that would transfer Oak Flat and nearby lands in the Tonto National Forest – lands held sacred by my Tribe and many other Native Americans – to a foreign-owned mining corporati

December 05, 2014
Steve Russell

Suppose four police officers went to a man’s home, by invitation, to talk to him about a serious, violent crime. Three officers entered and the other watched the door. They talked to the man from about 7:30 p.m.

October 31, 2014
Kevin Leecy

In Germany, students in grades K-12 receive mandatory instruction about the Holocaust. In South Africa, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission bore witness to the injustices of Apartheid.

October 28, 2014
A-Dae Romero

The Food Safety Modernization Act was passed by President Obama in 2011. In 2013, the accompanying Federal Drug Administration (FDA) regulations were released. FDA’s regulations articulate sweeping changes in how agricultural businesses and farmer’s grow, produce, and process specific produce.

October 28, 2014
Ruth Hopkins

When a loved one becomes ill, we often feel helpless. Seven years ago, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. The malignancy was relatively far along when discovered, so there was no time to adjust to the news. She underwent a mastectomy within days, and began cancer treatment soon after.

October 09, 2014
Gary Davis

Over the week of October 6th, Native Americans from across the United States will be in Milwaukee for the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s Regional Reservation Economic Summit, or RES Wisconsin.

September 27, 2014
Michael Hunter

President Obama, with all respect, I write to you on behalf of our Native Nations in the Spirit of Tecumseh, 200 years after his journey to the Milky Way—

August 22, 2014
James Mills

David Wilkins makes pertinent observations on the relationship of today’s 566 federally recognized Indian Nations and its struggle to balance its tribal citizenship rolls (Auditing Tribal

August 18, 2014
Michael A. Baines

We are profoundly disappointed and frustrated that the trustees of the defunct Sheldon Jackson College have filed a notice to appeal a recent federal decision rejecting their claim to 160 acres by Redoubt Falls and surrounding areas near Sitka.

August 11, 2014
Jim Enote

This past November I had a surprising opportunity to speak face-to-face for about 20 minutes with Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins football team.

August 08, 2014
Mark Rogers

I've been hesitant to write about the tragic death of Eric Garner. For those who do not follow New York City news, Mr. Garner was allegedly observed to be selling loose cigarettes (aka "loosies") on a street corner in Staten Island on July 17th of this year.

August 07, 2014
Steven Newcomb

On August 3, 2014, Dr.