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Rhianan Curley: Navajo Nation leaders destroy trust of people (03/20)
Since the primary election the Navajo Nation has been torn in two. Not by the people themselves either.

David Wilkins: Even the dead can't escape tribal disenrollment (03/20)
The very fabric of the cosmos as we have always understood it is being assaulted through recent attempts to engage in the loathsome practice of disenrollment of deceased tribal members.

Anthony Broadman: Court expands state powers on tribal land (03/20)
The Washington State Supreme Court wove new threads into the already tangled web of Washington partial P.L. 280 jurisprudence.

Opinion: Nation needs even more discussion on racial matters (03/20)
Once a subject left to be discussed by civil rights leaders, organizers and a few non-profits, race is now a topic for many.

Opinion: American racism began with first landing at Plymouth (03/19)
Linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky discusses the roots of American racism with professor George Yancy.

Peter d'Errico: On new and honest relations with tribal nations (03/19)
King Kalākaua of Hawaii was the first foreign leader to address a Joint Session of Congress on December 18, 1874.

Winona LaDuke: A far away Irish tribute to the Choctaw Nation (03/19)
Let us recognize the fine relationship between Native people of the Americas and the Irish.

Steven Newcomb: The origins of federal Indian law and policy (03/19)
As a result of the United States’ successful construction of a world of domination, our nations are deemed in that world to exist in subjection to 'U.S. sovereignty and independence.'

House panel holds first hearing with Indian and Insular Affairs (03/18)
Obama administration officials presented the fiscal year 2016 budget requests for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Indian Health Service and the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.

Editorial: Include all Washington tribes in public school curricula (03/18)
Lawmakers missed a great chance to do right by one of our region’s greatest tribes, the Chinook Indian Nation.

Column: Replace an Indian killer on $20 bill with Wilma Mankiller (03/18)
It’s not radical to remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill.

Mark Trahant: House budget plan isn't good for Indian Country (03/18)
Most of the cuts fall into 'domestic' spending and that’s the source of most of the federal dollars for Indian Country.

Andre Cramblit: A journey continues after weight loss surgery (03/18)
Prior to my surgery I weighed 370 pounds and had a BMI of 55.

Steve Russell: Free speech protects jerks like NFL team owner (03/18)
'Redskins' is certainly immoral, and it’s scandalous that public disparaging of Native peoples is still practiced in 21st century.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Aboriginal homeland of the Six Nations (03/17)
The total land holdings for the Iroquois is 88,716 acres of the original 25,000,000, about 0.034 percent of the ancestral Haudenosaunee territory in New York State.

Ruth Hopkins: Tribes must exercise sovereignty over their data (03/17)
While we were watching Netflix, organizing ITunes playlists and downloading the latest apps, the NSA was hard at work building an elaborate infrastructure that allows it to intercept the vast majority of human communications.

Opinion: History lesson in foreign relations from Indian nations (03/16)
It became quickly clear that, as a new nation, America needed one voice in negotiations with both Indian nations and European empires in matters of war, peace and trade.

Albert Bender: Don't honor Andrew Jackson's genocidal legacy (03/16)
Andrew Jackson was a racist devil incarnate — an early-day American Hitler whose deadly legacy for American Indians remains extant to this very day.

Column: Agua Caliente Band serves as a model for First Nations (03/16)
Though admittedly different than the land and treaty rights involved in the Kapyong case, the Agua Caliente model is an impressive example of how negotiation and compromise can effectively function.

Opinion: Penobscot Nation fights state to regain control of river (03/16)
Since 1818, the heart of the Nation’s reservation has been the islands in the river north from Indian Island, their town 15 miles upriver from Bangor.

Column: Racism and ignorance in Makah Nation hunting debate (03/16)
With the Makah Indian whale hunt back in the news this past week, also back is the flood of advice for the tribe.

Jay Daniels: BIA takes it real slow with rights-of-way regulation (03/16)
Lets see, started in 2007 and now it’s 2015. The proposed revision still has not been finalized.

Mark Trahant: Battle over federal spending is about to get ugly (03/16)
The money spent on American Indians and Alaska Natives is a tiny fraction, far less than one percent of the overall budget.

Harlan McKosato: You can never back down and accept racism (03/16)
Some of my fondest memories attending the University of Oklahoma were whipping up on frat boys on the intramural football fields and basketball courts.

Steven Newcomb: Indian Claims Commission wasn't legitimate (03/16)
When the Europeans ‘discovered’ the North American continent they found it inhabited by the Indians and the question of their rights aroused a great moral debate.

Charles Kader: Amazing story of boxing champion Marvin Camel (03/13)
Camel described growing up as a multiracial Native youth on the Flathead Reservation as very difficult, with his greatest antagonists being his fellow tribal members.

JoDe Goudy: Yakama Nation committed to well-being of children (03/12)
We will continue to monitor this situation carefully to ensure Desi’s safety, health and wellbeing.

Ivan Star: Self-contained Lakota families slowly become extinct (03/12)
Most of today’s children are growing up without the benefits of a father and a mother within the context of a self-sufficient family.

Jacqueline Keeler: Media enables fake Indian mascot defenders (03/12)
Eugene Herrod from the Southern California Indian Center has done extensive background research on Mark Yancey and of Dennis 'Yellowhorse' Jones.

Editorial: Long-term solution needed in Cayuga Nation tax feud (03/11)
We're glad to see our representatives pushing for state funds to help offset the loss of property taxes Cayuga County should be getting from the Cayuga Indian Nation.

White House Blog: Tribes make communities safer with VAWA (03/11)
Women in Native communities are victims of domestic violence at higher rates than the general population, and often at the hands of non-Indian men.

Simon Moya-Smith: Rich privilege and rich old men in America (03/11)
Understanding the toxic, pickling effect of privilege can help you better comprehend thugs like Donald Trump, Dan Snyder, the Koch brothers and, lately, Rudolph Giuliani.

Opinion: Fighter from Comanche Nation ready for next matchup (03/11)
Without an amateur background, George was getting a late start to boxing. He didn’t have his first professional fight until he was 25.

Regina Brave: Let's learn to forgive ourselves for our pettiness (03/11)
There were five attempted suicides on the Pine Ridge Reservation -- two young people were buried. What is it going to take to stop the bullying?

Opinion: High stakes in debate for marijuana in Indian Country (03/11)
Are we prepared to give away the millions in revenue that will be associated with a Niagara County marijuana growing enterprise in such a similarly cavalier fashion?

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