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Tex G. Hall


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Better Policy for Self-Governing and Prosperous Tribal Nations

Concerning the White House Council on Native American Affairs: On behalf of the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association and the Council of Large Tribes, “Thank you President Obama.”Thank you, Mr. President for answering the call of Indian nations to establish the White House Council on Native American Affairs Executive...

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Stossel’s No Apostle

Recently on the Fox News Channel, contributor John Stossel offered up this gem of ignorance:   "Why is there a Bureau of Indian Affairs?" he said. "There is no Bureau of Puerto Rican Affairs or Black Affairs or Irish Affairs. And no group in America has been more helped by government...

Hall: Creating the tools for success

Today, our nation faces a great challenge – the biggest global financial crisis of our lifetime. We are knee deep in depression-era levels of unemployment, bank closures, home foreclosures and auto bailouts. Indian country has not been spared either, whether in lost casino revenues, sudden restrictions on our or...

Hall: Remembering Chairman Carl Venne

This week, my friend and brother, Carl Venne, left this world for a better one. Over the years, the times we spent together were special because he was a good man. He was, of course, more than that. He was a great man. He cared first and foremost his...

Hall: Stand united for 8(a)

Some in Congress are engaged in a full frontal assault on Indian country by advancing legislation that would limit, or eliminate altogether, the participation of Alaska Native Corporations and Indian tribes in the Small Business Administration 8(a) program. ANCs, congressionally established through the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 1971,...

Interior’s Swimmer has Preposterous Position

Once again, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s special trustee, and by extension the Bush administration, has chosen an especially preposterous position to take, and I have to speak out. Not because I feel the need to on my own, but because I have since heard from an overwhelming of...