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Albert Bender: Judge waited for oil to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline
Environment | Law | Opinion
Albert Bender: Judge waited for oil to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline (July 6, 2017)
Keeping the Dakota Access Pipeline open is a flagrant departure from long established legal procedures.

Albert Bender: Judge drags his feet in Dakota Access Pipeline case
Environment | Law | Opinion
Albert Bender: Judge drags his feet in Dakota Access Pipeline case (June 12, 2017)
Cherokee citizen Albert Bender wonders why a federal judge hasn't ruled on a motion to stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Albert Bender: Police slaughter of Red and Black people rages unabated
Law | Opinion
Albert Bender: Police slaughter of Red and Black people rages unabated (May 18, 2017)
We don’t know who will be the next victim, but what we do know is that there will be more victims.

Albert Bender: Navajo family still waiting on justice for loved one
Opinion
Albert Bender: Navajo family still waiting on justice for loved one (April 27, 2017)
Where is Justice for slain Navajo mother, Loreal Tsingine?

Albert Bender: The war against Dakota Access can still be won
Opinion
Albert Bender: The war against Dakota Access can still be won (February 27, 2017)
For this epic clash to be won — and it can be won — there have to be massive demonstrations across the country.

Albert Bender: Donald Trump goes blitzkrieg on #NoDAPL movement
Environment | Opinion | Politics
Albert Bender: Donald Trump goes blitzkrieg on #NoDAPL movement (February 7, 2017)
In this case it seems that Donald Trump is taking a page out of Andrew Jackson’s playbook.

Albert Bender: City joins fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline
Environment | National | Politics
Albert Bender: City joins fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (January 31, 2017)
Nashville City Council passes resolution in support of Standing Rock Sioux opposition to pipeline.

Albert Bender: War crimes committed against #NoDAPL resisters
Opinion
Albert Bender: War crimes committed against #NoDAPL resisters (October 31, 2016)
'War crimes are being committed against Native Americans by the Morton County Sheriff’s department in North Dakota.'

Albert Bender: Spill confirms fears on Dakota Access Pipeline
Opinion | Politics
Albert Bender: Spill confirms fears on Dakota Access Pipeline (September 27, 2016)
'The recent oil spill in the South proves again the veracity of what was said in the protector encampments at Standing Rock.'

Albert Bender: Tribes join together at Camp of the Sacred Stones
Environment | Opinion
Albert Bender: Tribes join together at Camp of the Sacred Stones (August 29, 2016)
We are determined to maintain the camp until victory is ours. History is being made.

Albert Bender: Navajo woman gunned down by police officer in border town
Law | Opinion
Albert Bender: Navajo woman gunned down by police officer in border town (May 12, 2016)
Who should be considered credible? Border town police who have a reputation for wantonly abusing and killing Native people?

Albert Bender: Cherokee war chief Dragging Canoe was a true hero
Opinion
Albert Bender: Cherokee war chief Dragging Canoe was a true hero (March 21, 2016)
On February 27, a commemoration of the life of the great Cherokee war chief Dragging Canoe was held at the Global Education Center in Nashville.

Albert Bender: Stopping genocide of Indian children in South Dakota
Law | Opinion
Albert Bender: Stopping genocide of Indian children in South Dakota (March 8, 2016)
This is not about just a legal ruling in the latest round of battling over the state's violation of the Indian Child Welfare Act. This is about the halting of genocide in America.

Albert Bender: Tribes should reclaim land from unratified treaties
Opinion
Albert Bender: Tribes should reclaim land from unratified treaties (February 10, 2016)
There at least 150 unratified treaties, which means that millions of acres are just waiting to be reclaimed by the tribes.

Albert Bender: Occupied land still belongs to Burns Paiute Tribe
Opinion
Albert Bender: Occupied land still belongs to Burns Paiute Tribe (January 13, 2016)
The forcible removal of the Paiute people from the Malheur Reservation in the 19th century in violation of their treaty rights brings to mind the Trail of Broken Treaties protest in 1972 and the continued failure of the U.S. to live up to its treaty obligations - the law of the land.

Albert Bender: Let's carry on the legacy of the late John Trudell
Opinion
Albert Bender: Let's carry on the legacy of the late John Trudell (December 15, 2015)
Another dauntless advocate of American Indian activism has walked on with the passing of Native rights stalwart John Trudell.

Albert Bender: 'The Green Inferno' hits new low in racist films
Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Albert Bender: 'The Green Inferno' hits new low in racist films (November 24, 2015)
The Indian people are reduced to such a level of beastly subhumanness that I found myself actually, unconsciously mentally rooting, at some points, for the developers to wax victorious.

Albert Bender: California Indians were victims of genocide
Education | Opinion
Albert Bender: California Indians were victims of genocide (November 4, 2015)
In 1852 the California legislature paid $1.1 million to citizen militias to hunt and kill Native Americans.

Albert Bender: Lakota 57 case means open season on Indians
Opinion
Albert Bender: Lakota 57 case means open season on Indians (September 25, 2015)
The racism in law enforcement in Indian Country has been a crisis for longer than recent memory, but it has escalated when our children are not seen as fit to be protected by the legal system.

Albert Bender: Muscogee Nation candidates reach out to voters
Opinion
Albert Bender: Muscogee Nation candidates reach out to voters (September 15, 2015)
Indian history was recently made with an election forum in Tennessee for Muscogee Creek candidates running for the offices of principal chief and tribal council.

Albert Bender: Andrew Jackson doesn't deserve to be on $20 bill
Opinion
Albert Bender: Andrew Jackson doesn't deserve to be on $20 bill (July 14, 2015)
It would only be the most fitting justice that Jackson should be replaced with a representative of the people he so viciously tried to exterminate.

Albert Bender: Solar energy plant approved over tribal concerns
Environment | Opinion
Albert Bender: Solar energy plant approved over tribal concerns (June 4, 2015)
An ancient, sacred Mohave Indian tribal site has been destroyed as a result of the Obama administration's push for solar development on public land.

Albert Bender: A landmark victory for Indian Child Welfare Act
Law | Opinion
Albert Bender: A landmark victory for Indian Child Welfare Act (April 14, 2015)
South Dakota Indian families and Tribes have just won a major legal victory, under the Indian Child Welfare Act that will resonate throughout the state and nationwide.

Albert Bender: Don't honor Andrew Jackson's genocidal legacy
Opinion
Albert Bender: Don't honor Andrew Jackson's genocidal legacy (March 16, 2015)
Andrew Jackson was a racist devil incarnate — an early-day American Hitler whose deadly legacy for American Indians remains extant to this very day.

Albert Bender: A travesty of justice in attack on Indian children
Opinion
Albert Bender: A travesty of justice in attack on Indian children (March 3, 2015)
The police knew from the outset the identities of the alleged assailants and after weeks of investigation came forth with only one culprit.

Albert Bender: Indian children victimized by hockey game fans
Opinion | Sports
Albert Bender: Indian children victimized by hockey game fans (February 4, 2015)
Over 100 Native Americans - parents, tribal officials and American Horse School staff - met with Rapid City officials to demand that charges be filed against the adults responsible.

Albert Bender: Stop glorification of Indian killer Andrew Jackson
Opinion
Albert Bender: Stop glorification of Indian killer Andrew Jackson (January 28, 2015)
The seventh president of the United States is reviled by American Indians across the country.

Albert Bender: Indian fighter stole Cherokee Nation's land
Opinion
Albert Bender: Indian fighter stole Cherokee Nation's land (November 10, 2014)
A fraudulent treaty resulted in the theft of land from the Cherokee Nation in present-day Tennessee.

Albert Bender: Obama must do more for jobs in Indian Country
Opinion
Albert Bender: Obama must do more for jobs in Indian Country (September 23, 2014)
Citing efforts during the Great Depression, Albert Bender calls on President Barack Obama to do more to create jobs in Indian Country.

Albert Bender: Native people are victims of racist police hostility
Opinion
Albert Bender: Native people are victims of racist police hostility (September 8, 2014)
Albert Bender says police brutality unites American Indians and African Americans.

Albert Bender: US-backed genocide in Guatemalan spurs exodus
Opinion
Albert Bender: US-backed genocide in Guatemalan spurs exodus (August 20, 2014)
Albert Bender discusses how genocide of the Maya people on Guatemala has contributed to the border crisis in the United States.

Albert Bender: Fair treatment needed for indigenous migrants
Opinion
Albert Bender: Fair treatment needed for indigenous migrants (August 18, 2014)
Albert Bender calls on President Barack Obama to develop a humane policy towards indigenous migrants.

Albert Bender: Genocide continues unabated in South Dakota
Opinion
Albert Bender: Genocide continues unabated in South Dakota (June 9, 2014)
Albert Bender says not much has changed in South Dakota with regard to the Indian Child Welfare Act and the treatment of Indian children.

Albert Bender: Cowboys and Indians unite to fight Keystone
Opinion
Albert Bender: Cowboys and Indians unite to fight Keystone (April 24, 2014)
Albert Bender discusses the Cowboy Indian Alliance that was formed to stop the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

Albert Bender: Help tribes in South Dakota with foster care
Opinion
Albert Bender: Help tribes in South Dakota with foster care (January 31, 2014)
Albert Bender seeks support for a petition that calls on President Barack Obama to support tribal foster care programs in South Dakota.

Albert Bender: Carter Camp, Ponca warrior, passes at 72
Opinion
Albert Bender: Carter Camp, Ponca warrior, passes at 72 (January 24, 2014)
Albert Bender pays tribute to the late Carter Camp, a member of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma who was a leader in the American Indian Movement.

Albert Bender: Russell Means to be honored at events in Denver
Opinion
Albert Bender: Russell Means to be honored at events in Denver (November 6, 2013)
Albert Bender writes of the upcoming memorial to American Indian Movement activist Russell Means in Denver.

Albert Bender: UN official hears Indian child welfare concerns
Opinion
Albert Bender: UN official hears Indian child welfare concerns (October 30, 2013)
United Nations Human Rights Officer Giorgia Passarelli went to South Dakota to hear concerns about the removal of Indian children from Indian homes.

Albert Bender: Genocide and sexual slavery in South Dakota
Opinion
Albert Bender: Genocide and sexual slavery in South Dakota (September 24, 2013)
Albert Bender on the genocide and sexual slavery of Indian children in South Dakota.

Albert Bender: Anti-Indian sentiment persists in South Dakota
Opinion
Albert Bender: Anti-Indian sentiment persists in South Dakota (August 13, 2013)
Albert Bender says South Dakota deserves reputation as a historically hostile state for tribes and tribal people.

Albert Bender: Tribes prepare to battle Keystone XL Pipeline
Opinion
Albert Bender: Tribes prepare to battle Keystone XL Pipeline (July 22, 2013)
Albert Bender on tribal opposition to the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

Albert Bender: Genocide against Indian people in South Dakota
Law | National
Albert Bender: Genocide against Indian people in South Dakota (June 4, 2013)
The Indian Child Welfare Act crisis in South Dakota.

Albert Bender: Cobell trust fund payments far from adequate
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Albert Bender: Cobell trust fund payments far from adequate (May 14, 2013)
Albert Bender on the inadequacy of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement: This past December, $1,000 checks were sent to thousands of Native American accountholders for money of which...

Albert Bender: Native people lead    Keystone XL opposition
Opinion
Albert Bender: Native people lead Keystone XL opposition (January 30, 2012)
First, make no mistake: It was Native Americans who spearheaded and bore the brunt of the campaign against the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.

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