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More on: sovereignty

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribes exploit loopholes in America's political system (10/23)
A board member for the anti-Indian group Citizens Equal Rights Alliance rails against tribal participation on the U.S. political system.

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Al Caroll: Recognize tribal sovereignty in new US Constitution (10/23)
Professor calls for inclusion of tribal sovereignty and an apology to Native peoples in a new U.S. Constitution.

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Mike McBride: Sovereign goodwill at a low in tribal tax dispute (10/20)
Attorney Mike McBride discusses a taxation dispute between tribes and the city of Shawnee.

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Ivan Star Comes Out: The Indian Reorganization Act at 80 years (10/14)
Here on the Pine Ridge we encounter daily a controversy regarding the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.

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Steven Newcomb: US doesn't recognize our nations as nations (10/13)
Analyzing the interpretation of 'indigenous peoples' at the United Nations.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Clash of competing sovereigns in tribal lending case (10/06)
Attorneys discuss decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affecting tribal online loan businesses.

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Wendell George: Tribes come full circle with self-determination (10/06)
A conversation with Little Joe about sovereignty, self-determination and the trust responsibility.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
NAFSA puts a positive spin on decision in tribal lending lawsuit (10/02)
The law firm that represents the tribes in the case also called it a victory.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
2nd Circuit rebuffs tribal online lenders in dispute with New York (10/01)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians claim the state lacks authority over their businesses.

Filed Under: Opinion
Andre Cramblit: Another year brings challenges for our people (09/30)
The Karuk Tribe just celebrated its new year and Andre Cramblit is ready to take on some more challenges.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Tribal preference ruling strengthens sovereignty (09/29)
Attorney discusses the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal.

Filed 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.

Filed Under: Law | National
Justice Sotomayor studied Indian law after joining top court (09/22)
The justice has sided with tribal interests in five out of six cases since 2009.

Filed Under: Opinion
Vena A-dae Romero: Asserting sovereignty through our food (09/22)
Vena A-dae Romero calls for recognition of tribal sovereignty in the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Mashable: Oglala Sioux man still pushing MazaCoin currency (09/18)
Payu Harris developed the MazaCoin as a form of digital currency that he wanted the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to adopt.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics | World
Mark Trahant: Is independence in the future for tribal nations? (09/17)
What’s the difference in the self-rule of Scotland to that of Hawaii? Or Alaska? Or Nunavut? Or even Navajo?

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Ten reasons why every Native person should vote (09/15)
There are reasons to vote. Examples big and small that show how we can make a difference

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Northern Arapaho Tribe withdraws from joint Wind River council (09/11)
Arapaho leaders called the move a historic step for its sovereignty.

Filed Under: Opinion
DaShanne Stokes: US must stop interfering with sovereign tribes (09/08)
DaShanne Stokes the U.S. Constitution has been 'grossly misinterpreted' to authorize Congressional authority over tribal nations.

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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.

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