Editorial: New York must collect reservation taxes (August 20, 2007)
"Asked by the O-D Editorial Board last week about progress on collecting taxes on sales to non-Indians at Indian businesses, Gov. Eliot Spitzer came up with an unusual description. He spoke a bit about the dynamics surrounding the proposed change,...
Tim Giago: Tribes should include all their citizens (August 20, 2007)
There are 213 enrolled Numunuu (Comanche) residing in the State of New Mexico, according to California attorney Dennis G. Chappabitty, himself a Comanche. He was in Albuquerque last week as the Project Facilitator to discuss the work in progress on...
Chukchansi Tribe continues disenrollment campaign (August 20, 2007)
After eliminating about half of the people from its rolls, the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians is moving further to restrict membership. Tribal leaders just approved a resolution that requires people who hold allotments to live within a certain...
Kiowa chairman loses wife, daughter in flooding (August 20, 2007)
Billy Evans Horse, the chairman of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, lost his wife, daughter and a niece in a flash flood early Sunday morning. The Horse family was returning home after a powwow when the floods hit. Chairman Horse...
Opinion: Alaska Natives not mooching off taxpayers (August 20, 2007)
"Our Native villages are one of the United States' most unique cultures, fascinating people all over the world. We are a treasure for the U.S. melting pot. You should be proud of us. Imagine if this whole world was...
Mark Trahant: Is America turning inward? (August 20, 2007)
"The Economist magazine asks a provocative question: "Is America turning left?" The British weekly says the "worrying parallel is not 1992 but the liberal overreach of the 1960s. By embracing leftist causes that were too extreme for the American mainstream...
Yellow Bird: Elvis Presley still the king of rock'n'roll (August 20, 2007)
"Thursday was the 30th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death, and for young people who wonder what the current Elvis brouhaha is about, I'll tell you. It's about "The King of Rock and Roll," one of the best-selling and most...
Jodi Rave: Indian Health Service inadequate (August 20, 2007)
"f filmmaker Michael Moore really wanted to shock the world about the lack of health care in the United States, he should have taken his film crew to an Indian reservation for scenes in his recent documentary “Sicko.” Imagine Avis...
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