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Duane Champagne: Tribes willing to adapt without losing identity
Duane Champagne: Tribes willing to adapt without losing identity (July 6, 2015)

One of the most powerful forces arrayed against Indigenous Peoples are the forces of modernity.


Duane Champagne: Indigenous accommodation for colonialism
Duane Champagne: Indigenous accommodation for colonialism (April 22, 2015)

Colonialism is a trickster because it gives a way of life, but at the same time takes away a way of life.


Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Debating indigenous self-determination
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Debating indigenous self-determination (November 7, 2014)

Exploring different perspectives on self-determination and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.


Steven Newcomb: Self-determination but not for the indigenous
Steven Newcomb: Self-determination but not for the indigenous (October 27, 2014)

Responding to Duane Champagne on the issue of indigenous self-determination.


Rick Cuevas: Pechanga disenrollments motivated by politics
Rick Cuevas: Pechanga disenrollments motivated by politics (July 14, 2014)

Rick Cuevas addresses disenrollment controversy within the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians.


Duane Champagne: Property rights under tribal but not US law
Duane Champagne: Property rights under tribal but not US law (April 28, 2014)

Duane Champagne says tribes should consider property systems under their own laws, not federal laws.


Duane Champagne: Agua Caliente Band offers leasing lesson
Duane Champagne: Agua Caliente Band offers leasing lesson (December 12, 2013)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians began to profit off leases when it took more control of the process, Duane Champagne argues.


Duane Champagne: Breaking the cycle of crime and poverty
Duane Champagne: Breaking the cycle of crime and poverty (October 7, 2013)

Duane Champagne discusses ways to break the cycle of crime and poverty in Indian Country.


Duane Champagne: Morongo Band finds success with education
Duane Champagne: Morongo Band finds success with education (September 3, 2013)

Duane Champagne praises the Morongo Band of Mission Indians in California of adopting a new education system.


Duane Champagne:  Choctaw growth credited to Chief Martin
Duane Champagne: Choctaw growth credited to Chief Martin (July 22, 2013)

Duane Champagne discusses how the late Chief Phillip Martin grew the economy of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.


Duane Champagne: Urban Indians face problems in workplace
Duane Champagne: Urban Indians face problems in workplace (July 8, 2013)

Duane Champagne discusses urban Indian employment in California.


Duane Champagne:  Indian Country's system of miseducation
Duane Champagne: Indian Country's system of miseducation (June 5, 2013)

Duane Champagne calls for a new education system in Indian Country.


Duane Champagne: Protecting sacred sites,    sacred places
Duane Champagne: Protecting sacred sites, sacred places (May 8, 2013)

Duane Champagne on protecting sacred sites and sacred places: Many tribal nations remember and perform ceremonies at sacred places that are not on their reservations. Do Indians have any spiritual...


Duane Champagne: Indigenous identity continues to evolve
Duane Champagne: Indigenous identity continues to evolve (February 4, 2013)

"Indigenous identities have become multiple and more complex, and some more hostile, at the beginning of the 21st century. Many contemporary indigenous nations are not culturally homogeneous as the old...


Duane Champagne: Tribes define their form of self-government
Duane Champagne: Tribes define their form of self-government (June 20, 2012)

"A puzzling aspect of the term tribe is its lack of a clear definition. Even the Department of the Interior, the last word on federal recognition, doesn’t have one. Most...


Duane Champagne: Common ground on Indian Country justice
Duane Champagne: Common ground on Indian Country justice (May 9, 2012)

"In this country, all citizens are equal under the law—in theory. In Indian country, however, the courts, police and incarceration facilities are multicultural, multiinstitutional and multijurisdictional. That cuts both ways....


Duane Champagne: Decades later, Vine Deloria resonates
Duane Champagne: Decades later, Vine Deloria resonates (March 28, 2012)

"In his groundbreaking 1969 volume Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto, Vine Deloria Jr. wrote a now famous critique of anthropologists. He argued that they—as well as academics...


Duane Champagne:  BIA's economic development challenges
Duane Champagne: BIA's economic development challenges (February 15, 2012)

"Maybe you’ve heard: The Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs has a deputy for policy and economic development. In recent years, that office has played an...


Duane Champagne: Maine tribes send   leaders to Legislature
Duane Champagne: Maine tribes send leaders to Legislature (January 26, 2012)

"From time immemorial, most Indian nations have exchanged visits between knowledgeable tribal members and leaders. The purpose of these exchanges was to assist each nation in establishing and maintaining peaceful...


Duane Champagne:  The law and protecting   sacred places
Duane Champagne: The law and protecting sacred places (October 28, 2011)

"The land has multiple cultural interpretations and creates competing orientations about the use and value of land. Since moving onto reservations most Native American communities have lost direct control over...


Duane Champagne: Self-determination and the environment
Duane Champagne: Self-determination and the environment (October 17, 2011)

"In the early 1970s the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created by the Nixon administration and implemented the president’s plan of New Federalism, which stressed cooperation among federal and state...


Duane Champagne: Decolonization teachings  missing the mark
Duane Champagne: Decolonization teachings missing the mark (September 26, 2011)

"How long should a grievance be allowed to fester? When it comes to many Native American studies programs, the answer seems to be, “For too long.” Decolonization, resistance to assimilation,...


Duane Champagne: Incorporate indigenous theory into   policies
Duane Champagne: Incorporate indigenous theory into policies (August 18, 2011)

"In the old days the vision of the present and future was often given in the creation and moral teachings of the community. In indigenous communities, often those visions emphasized...


Duane Champagne: Role of women lost in modern tribal society
Duane Champagne: Role of women lost in modern tribal society (July 25, 2011)

"The significant role that women played in many Native American communities is often forgotten. While recovering culture includes seeking to restore songs, ceremonies, stories, and traditional knowledge, women should play...