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Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Standards for tribal consultation with UNDRIPFiled Under: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Standards for tribal consultation with UNDRIP (09/29)
'Recall that it was this very administration that finally officially endorsed the Declaration, years after it was adopted by the UN General Assembly.'
Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe speaks at United NationsFiled Under: National | World
Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe speaks at United Nations (09/20)
Chairman Dave Archambault II is bringing the #NoDAPL movement to the international stage.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (09/20)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Larry Emery: President Barack Obama must halt Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Larry Emery: President Barack Obama must halt Dakota Access Pipeline (09/01)
The United States has a legally-binding obligation to obtain the Native People’s consent before activities are carried out that affect treaty lands.
United Nations Forum backs Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on #NoDAPLFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics | World
United Nations Forum backs Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on #NoDAPL (09/01)
The #NoDAPL resistance movement is attracting international attention as the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline remains in limbo.
Tribal leaders in Great Plains welcome Hillary Clinton's experienceFiled Under: National | Politics
Tribal leaders in Great Plains welcome Hillary Clinton's experience (06/03)
Tribal leaders are embracing Hillary Clinton but rival Bernie Sanders has vowed to keep fighting until the Democratic convention in July.
Steven Newcomb: Original nations pushed to accept lower statusFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Original nations pushed to accept lower status (05/31)
Our nations now live with a 'post-invasion' claim of a right of domination
Canada to support United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | National | Politics | World
Canada to support United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (05/10)
Canada was one of four governments -- a list that included the United States -- that voted against the declaration in September 2007.
Mike Myers: Tribes deserve our own seats on international levelFiled Under: Opinion | World
Mike Myers: Tribes deserve our own seats on international level (08/28)
We need a lot of de-colonizing of our thinking, our perceptions, our relations and our actions leading to the re-assertion of Indigenous nations and civilizations.
Mike Myers: Choosing a path between sovereignty or colonizationFiled Under: Opinion
Mike Myers: Choosing a path between sovereignty or colonization (08/25)
Both Canada and the U.S. have made moves to diminish the international concept of self-determination in its application to Indigenous nations and peoples.
Mike Myers: Settler regimes overthrew indigenous governmentsFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Mike Myers: Settler regimes overthrew indigenous governments (08/07)
As many Indigenous territories throughout North America once again enter the settler imposed election cycles it might be a good time to revisit the meaning of democracy as we understand it.
Steven Newcomb: System of dominance thrust on our nationsFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: System of dominance thrust on our nations (06/22)
Nowhere in the text of the UNDRIP is the counter-argument made that nations and peoples called 'indigenous' have not been successfully conquered, but instead have been wrongfully forced to exist for centuries under unjust forms of domination.
Peter d'Errico: Lawmakers kill bill for indigenous rights in CanadaFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Lawmakers kill bill for indigenous rights in Canada (05/25)
For the dominant power in the Canadian government, the notion that it must obtain 'free and informed consent' from anyone—let alone from Aboriginal Peoples—is heresy.
Steven Newcomb: U.S. perpetuates dominance over our nationsFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: U.S. perpetuates dominance over our nations (05/25)
The United States is working to incorporate into the United Nations’ system-wide action plan, the U.S. federal Indian law and policy system of 'subjection.'
GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcementsFiled Under: National | Politics
GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements (05/05)
Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.
Duane Champagne: Indigenous accommodation for colonialismFiled Under: Opinion
Duane Champagne: Indigenous accommodation for colonialism (04/22)
Colonialism is a trickster because it gives a way of life, but at the same time takes away a way of life.
Presidential hopeful Rand Paul draws 'NDN' supporter on TwitterFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Presidential hopeful Rand Paul draws 'NDN' supporter on Twitter (04/13)
It's not clear who is behind the account or whether it is linked to the Republican candidate's campaign.
Steven Newcomb: Indian policy and 'internal' self-determinationFiled Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Indian policy and 'internal' self-determination (04/13)
Language from the National Security Council’s memorandum explains the basis for the U.S.’s 2010 position on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples issued by the Department of State.
Steven Newcomb: How use of 'indigenous' benefits colonizersFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: How use of 'indigenous' benefits colonizers (04/10)
What is typically called decolonization is partly a mental process which involves becoming highly conscious of the way in which dominating colonizers have used their language and their meanings to dominate us.
Onondaga Nation attorney Tonya Gonnella Frichner dies at 67Filed Under: Law | National
Onondaga Nation attorney Tonya Gonnella Frichner dies at 67 (02/17)
Frichner dedicated her life to the protection of indigenous rights.
Peter d'Errico: UN conference wasn't win for indigenous peoplesFiled Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: UN conference wasn't win for indigenous peoples (01/09)
If the high-level meeting were really a 'World Conference on Indigenous Peoples,' it would have—at a minimum—discussed the Doctrine of Discovery.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: A realistic assessment of indigenous meetingFiled Under: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: A realistic assessment of indigenous meeting (01/05)
One of the most significant aspects of the four-year long WCIP preparations was the eventual participation of indigenous governments.
Karla General: Putting words into action for indigenous peoplesFiled Under: Opinion
Karla General: Putting words into action for indigenous peoples (12/16)
For the first time in the history of international human rights, indigenous peoples were seen as equals, entitled to all the rights guaranteed to all other human beings.
Steven Newcomb: US still holds colonial attitude towards tribesFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: US still holds colonial attitude towards tribes (12/16)
The U.S.’s goal is to use the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to reinforce the existing and dominating U.S. federal Indian law system.
Steven Newcomb: UN indigenous rights document remains flawedFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: UN indigenous rights document remains flawed (12/10)
The debate over the meaning and significance of the outcome document for the United Nations high level plenary meeting is not going to end anytime soon.
Mike Myers: Indigenous rights struggle undergoes major changesFiled Under: Opinion
Mike Myers: Indigenous rights struggle undergoes major changes (12/09)
Discussing the ongoing struggle for the rights of indigenous people.
Armstrong Wiggins: Implementing UNDRIP will save Native livesFiled Under: Opinion | World
Armstrong Wiggins: Implementing UNDRIP will save Native lives (12/04)
The Declaration provides provisions to help process indigenous land claims, and it gives major emphasis to seeking justice and improving protection for indigenous rights.
Steven Newcomb: Leadership and the liberation of our nationsFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Leadership and the liberation of our nations (11/28)
Elected Indian leaders and their experts have not truly understood the subtlety of language and its reality-constructing nature.
Steven Newcomb: Focusing on liberation and self-determinationFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Focusing on liberation and self-determination (11/19)
Exploring the fight for self-determination for the original nations and peoples.
Rudolph Ryser: Tribes take small step for indigenous rightsFiled Under: Opinion
Rudolph Ryser: Tribes take small step for indigenous rights (11/11)
The chairman of the Center for World Indigenous Studies praises tribal governments that participated in the recent World Conference on Indigenous.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Debating indigenous self-determinationFiled Under: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Debating indigenous self-determination (11/07)
Exploring different perspectives on self-determination and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Glenn Morris: New UN official won't defend indigenous peoplesFiled Under: Opinion | World
Glenn Morris: New UN official won't defend indigenous peoples (11/04)
American Indian Movement activist questions the naming of an official from China who will handle future developments from the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Steven Newcomb: Native organizations played into UN charadeFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Native organizations played into UN charade (11/04)
A response to Glenn Morris regarding the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Steven Newcomb: Self-determination but not for the indigenousFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Self-determination but not for the indigenous (10/27)
Responding to Duane Champagne on the issue of indigenous self-determination.
Glenn Morris: A sorry spectacle at UN indigenous peoples meetFiled Under: Opinion
Glenn Morris: A sorry spectacle at UN indigenous peoples meet (10/16)
Addressing problems with the recent World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Steven Newcomb: US doesn't recognize our nations as nationsFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: US doesn't recognize our nations as nations (10/13)
Analyzing the interpretation of 'indigenous peoples' at the United Nations.
Will Micklin: Tribes advance priorities at indigenous conferenceFiled Under: Opinion
Will Micklin: Tribes advance priorities at indigenous conference (10/07)
It was an honor to represent the Central Council of Tlingit Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska at the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous conference yields power to statesFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous conference yields power to states (09/29)
Steven Newcomb explains the problems with the outcome document adopted during the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Rudolph Ryser: Bringing political equality to indigenous nationsFiled Under: Opinion
Rudolph Ryser: Bringing political equality to indigenous nations (09/23)
Rudolph Ryser explores the next steps after the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Tribes need to lead climate change reformFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Tribes need to lead climate change reform (09/17)
Dina Gilio-Whitaker of the Center for World Indigenous Studies says tribes should take the lead on climate change policy.
Steven Newcomb: Political meanings restrict indigenous peoplesFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Political meanings restrict indigenous peoples (09/15)
Steven Newcomb explores the political realities of the upcoming World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Kenneth Deer: UN meeting an opportunity for indigenous peoplesFiled Under: Opinion
Kenneth Deer: UN meeting an opportunity for indigenous peoples (09/12)
Kenneth Deer discusses the ramifications of the upcoming World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Rudolph Ryser: Indigenous nations need leverage to bring changeFiled Under: Opinion
Rudolph Ryser: Indigenous nations need leverage to bring change (08/28)
Rudolph Ryser explores the realities of the upcoming World Conference on Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Steven Newcomb: Native nations don't have a true seat at tableFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Native nations don't have a true seat at table (08/08)
Steven Newcomb continues to raise questions about the upcoming session of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Rudolph Ryser: Inconvenient truths about indigenous nationsFiled Under: Opinion
Rudolph Ryser: Inconvenient truths about indigenous nations (08/04)
Rudolph Ryser of the Center for World Indigenous Studies discusses the upcoming session of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Steven Newcomb: UN perpetuates dominance of Native peoplesFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: UN perpetuates dominance of Native peoples (07/29)
Steven Newcomb questions whether an upcoming meeting to discuss the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples will keep Native people under a system of dominance.
Opinion: Auction of tribal property in France sets bad precedentFiled Under: Opinion | World
Opinion: Auction of tribal property in France sets bad precedent (07/25)
Attorney Pierre Ciric denounces the sale of Hopi, Zuni, Pueblo and Navajo property at various auction houses in France.
Steven Newcomb: Confusion over the right to self-determination Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Confusion over the right to self-determination (07/08)
Steven Newcomb dives into a National Congress of American Indians white paper on self-determination.
Keith Harper: Eliminating violence against indigenous womenFiled Under: Opinion | World
Keith Harper: Eliminating violence against indigenous women (06/25)
As we prepare for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, we express great concern that indigenous women and girls often suffer multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and poverty.
Steven Newcomb: US asks UN to recognize bigoted Indian policyFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: US asks UN to recognize bigoted Indian policy (06/17)
Steven Newcomb questions the recognition of federal Indian law and policy at the United Nations.
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous people must take on dominationFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous people must take on domination (06/10)
Steven Newcomb argues that the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples still subjects indigenous peoples to a global system of domination.
Rudolph Ryser: State Department 'consultation' was a charadeFiled Under: Opinion
Rudolph Ryser: State Department 'consultation' was a charade (06/02)
Rudolph Ryser of the Center for World Indigenous Studies says State Department doesn't want to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
John Kane: Unresolved questions after a week at United NationsFiled Under: Opinion
John Kane: Unresolved questions after a week at United Nations (05/21)
John Kane attended the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues last week.
Steven Newcomb: Moving towards a future free of colonialismFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Moving towards a future free of colonialism (05/14)
Steven Newcomb shares the colonial roots of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
John Kane: Two Row Times heads to UN indigenous issues forumFiled Under: Opinion
John Kane: Two Row Times heads to UN indigenous issues forum (05/07)
John Kane of The Two Row Times will be covering the upcoming United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues next week.
Steven Newcomb: Meeting stacked against indigenous peoplesFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Meeting stacked against indigenous peoples (04/29)
Steven Newcomb says indigenous people are being excluded from a high-level meeting to discuss the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Steven Newcomb: UNDRIP falls under domination frameworkFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: UNDRIP falls under domination framework (04/22)
Steven Newcomb explains why the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples leave free people under continued domination.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Real world solutions for indigenous peoplesFiled Under: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Real world solutions for indigenous peoples (03/27)
Dina Gilio-Whitaker defends her interpretation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous people still live under dominationFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous people still live under domination (03/24)
Steven Newcomb disputes the significance of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous people left out of UNDRIP meetFiled Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous people left out of UNDRIP meet (03/13)
Steven Newcomb says indigenous people won't have much input into a document that is supposed to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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