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Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Cherokees learned discrimination from colonists (02/25)
The colonists did not want any females signing treaties, regardless of their representative status.

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Steve Russell: Thoughts on Obama's speech at prayer breakfast (02/23)
Every Indian I’ve consulted about it thought Obama let his own religion off way too easily.

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Steve Russell: Rumblings from a world leader with odd views (02/16)
Turkey used to be the only majority Muslim nation that appeared to get the separation of mosque and state right.

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Steve Russell: Militant promises to bring Islam to Indian Country (02/09)
Indians have gotten an increasing amount of attention from Islam of late.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: The clown car of early GOP presidential hopefuls (02/02)
I have too much self-preservation instinct to crash the Iowa Freedom Summit convened by Citizens United.

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Steve Russell: Claiming the Indian tax exemption for health care (01/20)
The claim that Indians do not generally have to pay federal taxes is a load of hooey, but few of us have not heard it.

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Steve Russell: Why buying a car will always be a big deal to me (01/12)
There was the time my transmission linkage broke and I managed to install a floor shifter backwards, making my car hard to steal because first gear was in fact reverse.

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Steve Russell: The CIA torture report and federal Indian policies (01/08)
American Indians, of course, are not convinced the United States has ever owned up to its human rights shortcomings.

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Steve Russell: Indian unemployment isn't tradition worth keeping (01/05)
Like all crises, if we call chronic unemployment in Indian country a crisis, this one contains both opportunity and danger.

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Steve Russell: The life and times of a man with a simple slogan (12/31)
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Steve Russell: Nationwide protests target bad cops-not all cops (12/24)
I am not convinced that the killing of police is more frequent than the deaths of unarmed people at the hands of police.

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Steve Russell: Congress sinks the boat unless we rock the boat (12/12)
If this is the best government can do, maybe shutting it down is not such a terrible plan.

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Steve Russell: DOJ in no position to lecture local law enforcement (12/08)
Either the FBI legend extends to infallibility or Attorney General Eric Holder is in no position to lecture state prosecutors about their reluctance to bring their own officers to book.

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Steve Russell: Disease and fundamentalist religion still a threat (10/27)
Can Ebola pose an even bigger threat in the hands of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria?

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steve Russell: Crime gods continue to demand human sacrifices (09/24)
Steve Russell discusses problems with the death penalty in the American justice system.

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Steve Russell: The third time is not the charm for the war in Iraq (08/15)
Steve Russell isn't happy about continued U.S. military action in Iraq.

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Steve Russell: Chris Stevens was heroic ambassador of Chinooks (07/07)
Steve Russell pays tribute to slain U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens, who was a member of the Chinook Nation.

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Steve Russell: Indian Country can't win in shooting war with US (07/01)
Steve Russell reflects on the American Indian Movement and the modern Indian wars.

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Steve Russell: Indian nations can build coalitions with our allies (06/18)
Steve Russell says Indian nations have always had political allies.

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Steve Russell: Fate of Indian Country closely linked to the US (05/28)
Steve Russell discusses the role of government in the U.S. and in Indian Country.

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