More: tea party

Tim Giago: Political movement obscures role of Indians in history
Tim Giago: Political movement obscures role of Indians in history (July 4, 2016)

I remember that as an elementary student on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation we used a history book that sugar-coated, ignored or revised history as applied to Native Americans.


Kevin Washburn warns of 'tea party' influence on Indian issues
Kevin Washburn warns of 'tea party' influence on Indian issues (December 11, 2015)

The outgoing head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs has been sparring with Republicans on Capitol Hill for much of the past year.


Mark Trahant: Chaos in Congress impacts Indian Country's future
Mark Trahant: Chaos in Congress impacts Indian Country's future (October 12, 2015)

One Speaker of the House retires. Another says he’s in — until he’s out. And it’s hard to keep track of what all this means for Indian Country.


Mark Trahant: Indian funding bill pulled in Confederate flag flap
Mark Trahant: Indian funding bill pulled in Confederate flag flap (July 17, 2015)

The federal appropriations process may at its most convoluted point ever.


Mark Trahant: Races come down to turnout in three key states
Mark Trahant: Races come down to turnout in three key states (October 20, 2014)

In 2014 these are my three elections to watch: Alaska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.


Charles Trimble: Indians shouldn't waste votes on wild-cards
Charles Trimble: Indians shouldn't waste votes on wild-cards (October 8, 2014)

Indian Country can have a say in the matter, but only if each and every eligible voter in the reservation and off-reservation communities takes the time to register and vote.


Indian candidate denounces Ted Nugent during Wyoming trip
Indian candidate denounces Ted Nugent during Wyoming trip (August 4, 2014)

Rocker calls himself the 'best friend' to Native Americans at a Tea Party rally.


Chickasaw candidate faces questions about tribal connections
Chickasaw candidate faces questions about tribal connections (May 5, 2014)

T.W. Shannon, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, has launched an historic campaign for the U.S. Senate seat but not all of his fellow Republicans are on board.


Senate cuts off debate on spending bill after 21-hour speech
Senate cuts off debate on spending bill after 21-hour speech (September 26, 2013)

The Senate voted 100-0 on Wednesday to end debate on a spending bill after a 21-hour and 19-minute speech by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).


Group says buses from reservations are part of voter fraud
Group says buses from reservations are part of voter fraud (September 17, 2012)

A group linked to the Tea Party and conservative causes is spreading stories nationwide about "voter fraud buses," The New York Times reports. In one version of the story, a...


IREHR: Tea parties, property rights and anti-Indians in Klamath
IREHR: Tea parties, property rights and anti-Indians in Klamath (August 3, 2012)

"An accord known as the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement (KBRA), aimed at settling long-standing conflicts over resource and water rights between Indian Nations, farmers, environmentalists and dams in the Klamath...


Tribes in Klamath Basin see restoration agreement go nowhere
Tribes in Klamath Basin see restoration agreement go nowhere (July 19, 2012)

A deal to remove dams from the Klamath River has stalled amid opposition from a local Tea Party group, The New York Times reports. Tribes in northern California and southern...