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Steven Newcomb: Military drones to descend upon border tribes
Steven Newcomb: Military drones to descend upon border tribes (July 11, 2012)

"Given that a capitol dome is part of what constitutes domination of and by “the State,” it makes sense to talk in terms of ‘The Domeland,” rather than ‘The Homeland.”...


Kesner Flores: Border-control bill an affront to tribal sovereignty
Kesner Flores: Border-control bill an affront to tribal sovereignty (July 9, 2012)

"There are dozens of tribal nations with lands along the U.S. borders. Our families, sacred sites and cultural treasures and traditions are based here, and protecting this heritage is critical...


Dave Staddon: Stopped by police for coming from reservation
Dave Staddon: Stopped by police for coming from reservation (May 21, 2012)

"Last December, while on my way from work for an eye appointment, I noticed a U.S. Border Patrol van following me closely. Clearly I was being observed. When I turned...


Kickapoo Tribe in Texas no longer opposes mine in border town
Kickapoo Tribe in Texas no longer opposes mine in border town (May 17, 2012)

The Kickapoo Tribe in Texas is no longer opposing plans for a coal mine near the U.S.-Mexico border. The tribe was part of a coalition against the mine and had...


Kickapoo Tribe in Texas opposes coal mining in border town
Kickapoo Tribe in Texas opposes coal mining in border town (February 10, 2012)

The Kickapoo Tribe in Texas is opposing plans for a coal mine near the U.S.-Mexico border. The tribe is based in Eagle Pass, where Dos Republicas Coal Partnership, a Mexican...


Kootenai Tribe  is 2nd in Indian Country to use border card
Kootenai Tribe is 2nd in Indian Country to use border card (February 2, 2012)

CORRECTION: The Pascua Yaqui Tribe, not the Kootenai Tribe, was the first in Indian Country with an approved enhanced tribal card. The Kootenai Tribe of Idaho is the second in...


Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk people can control  our own
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk people can control our own (December 7, 2011)

It has now been 30 months since the Canadian Border Security Agency abandoned its post on the Cornwall Island district of Akwesasne by manufacturing a so-called "crisis" brought about by...


Shadow Wolves dwindle as $2B in drugs come through border
Shadow Wolves dwindle as $2B in drugs come through border (November 22, 2011)

The Shadow Wolves, an all-Indian group of border trackers, have dwindled in size as more drugs have entered the U.S. through the Tohono O'odham Nation. Congress created the Shadow Wolves...


Opinion: Border impacts rights of Tohono O'odham Nation
Opinion: Border impacts rights of Tohono O'odham Nation (April 25, 2011)

"While in southern Arizona over winter break with the Student Leadership Initiative of the Embrey Human Rights Program, I had the opportunity to meet with and interview various actors in...


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe against shipment of nuclear equipment
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe against shipment of nuclear equipment (February 22, 2011)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York is opposing the shipment of nuclear equipment through a waterway on the reservation. The owner of a nuclear power plant in Canada...


Sen. Schumer calls for radar system along border with Canada
Sen. Schumer calls for radar system along border with Canada (February 11, 2011)

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) doesn't think his proposal to install a radar system along the U.S.-Canada border will infringe on the rights of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe. Schumer...