Native-owned corporations have benefitted greatly from federal preferences in no-bid and other set-aside contracts worth billions of dollars each year. That success has attracted criticism from other business owners, including Hispanics who remain ineligible for no-bid contracts, in addition to politicians and advocacy groups who say no-bid contracts are aRead More →

March 18, 2010 Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington will be the site for a far-ranging conference on legal issues of importance to Tribal communities and their advocates. Hosted by the Indian Law Section of the Spokane County Bar Association, the conference features nationally-recognized experts in numerous areasRead More →

The Grand Governing Council of the American Indian Movement (AIM) has released the following statement in response to President Obama’s recent address before the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In President Obama’s speech to the United Nations on September 23, 2009, he spoke of a ‘new direction’. TwoRead More →

The National Indian Health Board and a consortium of Tribes and Tribal agencies have filed an amicus brief in the “Obamacare” lawsuit, where a federal judge in Florida ruled the federal government’s landmark healthcare reform unconstitutional. The lawsuit was filed after President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection andRead More →

Striking images of the Pine Ridge reservation have hit the streets in a collaboration between photographer Aaron Huey and visual artists Shephard Fairey  and Ernesto Yerena. The three posters are bringing Tribal concerns into the public eye, attracting attention in the blogosphere, and instigating a contemporary conversation about sovereignty. Huey’sRead More →