Tag Archives: Indian Country Today

” Tribal Colleges Give Remarkable Return on Investment” – Indian Country Today

Ryan Winn is the Humanities Department Chair at the College of Menominee Nation, and in an article published in Indian Country Today, he eloquently gives Ms. Sarah Butrymowicz of The Hechinger Report, the “what for” after she published a not-too-accurate article … Continue reading

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President Obama Op-Ed in Indian Country Today

Here: Op-Ed by President Obama in Indian Country Today This morning, in an op-ed published in Indian Country Today, President Obama announced his upcoming travel to Cannonball N.D. to visit the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on Friday, June 13. The … Continue reading

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ICT Baby Veronica Coverage: Parts 3 and 4

Here and here. Excellent articles. From Part 3: In 2010, after Brown had been served notice of termination and adoption, his original lawyer, Lesley Sasser, asked a Charleston, South Carolina–based family court attorney named Shannon Jones to join Brown’s legal … Continue reading

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ICT’s Baby Veronica Series, Part II

Another article in this excellent series. Here. “The birth mother knew I was Cherokee, she knew I was a tribal member, she knew my birth date and she knew how to spell my name,” said Brown matter-of-factly. “Look, we’ve known … Continue reading

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“Attack on the Tribal Middle Class” — Gabe Galanda’s Three Part Series in ICT

Here. An excerpt from Part III: (Read part I and part II.) Indian Country had established its own middle class even before the creation of what we now know as the United States. Although now shaped by federal self-determination policy, we are our own … Continue reading

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Review of “Facing the Future” in ICT

Here: ICT Facing the Future Review The text (from ICT): Copyright Indian Country Today Mar 10, 2010 Review . . . ‘Facing the Future: The Indian Child Welfare Act at 30’ edited by Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Wenona T. Singel, and … Continue reading

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ICT Editorial by Kaighn Smith re: Tribal Work Laws

From ICT: Imagine this scenario: “If you don’t sleep with me, you can kiss your job goodbye,” the male supervisor warns the female waitress at the tribe’s gaming facility. (We’ll call her Joyce.) She consistently says no. His threats continue … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, economic development, Research, Supreme Court, Tribal Codes, tribal courts | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

“American Indian Education” Profiled by ICT

From ICT: TEMPE, Ariz. – Matthew L.M. Fletcher is an associate professor at Michigan State University College of Law and he is the director of the Indigenous Law and Policy Center. He recently published, ”American Indian Education: Counternarrative in Racism, … Continue reading

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Report on PL 280 Published

From Indian Country Today: pl280_study LOS ANGELES – When attorney Carole Goldberg was asked by a law professor at Stanford Law School in 1970 to research Public Law 280 for a book he was writing, she produced a 100-page paper. … Continue reading

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David Archuleta Runs for the Democratic Nod in Senate Primary

No, not that David Archuleta, though it takes some investigating among all of the American Idol flotsam to find news about this David Archuleta, a Shoshone-Bannock tribal citizen who is running for the Democratic nomination in the Idaho Senate race. … Continue reading

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