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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 28, 2016

The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 28, 2016

Water protectors standing their ground, a look at several ancient cultures in light of current knowledge, and Native employees taking the rap for a hotel’s bad coffee—this and more captured Indian country’s attention during the week leading up to August 28, 2016.WATER PROTECTORS REIGN: As the camp standing the...

The Limits of Counterfactuals: What If?

My colleague Steve Newcomb accuses the first great Chief Justice of the United States, John Marshall, of telling stories. Just so, and let me be clear that by “great” I mean a public figure who dared greatly and achieved greatly. I do not mean I’m enamored of his achievements.Marshall the...

American Myths and Indigenous History: A New Book

A study of myths demands a clarification: What do we mean by "myth"? As revealed in the Oxford English Dictionary, the word can carry diametrically opposed meanings—on one hand, positive: sacred origin story; on the other hand, negative: widely held misconception.All the Real Indians Died Off, a new by...

Indian Votes and Indian Self-Government

Indian Country has long debated whether to participate in the ritual of voting in U.S. elections. For those rooted in their Indigenous life-ways, voting in another nation's elections appears a non-starter. And when the discussion goes deeper, as Muscogee (Creek) spiritual leader Phillip Deere pointed out, voting only a..

Native Suicides: Intergenerational Trauma Erupts

Douglas Quan, a reporter for the National Post in Toronto, recently described Aboriginal communities as being in "A state of perpetual mourning" and asked, "What’s behind the 'clusters' of suicide attempts in aboriginal communities?"The latest "cluster" occurred in the community of Attawapiskat, which declared a state of emergency after suicide...

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‘As We Have Always Done’: The Continuing Presence of Indigenous Nationhood

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