Our friends at IREHR report on the confrontation between CERA and Red Line Salish Sea in Sedro-Wooley, Washington on May 20.
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The history of Indian tribes in America necessarily involves studying the continuous struggles over the boundaries of tribal sovereignty, tribal jurisdiction, and tribal property rights. Although tribes exist as extra-constitutional, self-governing entities, they are also subject to the plenary power of the U.S. 537 more words
The legacy of Native Americans and the U.S. Constitution continues to impact the legal status of American Indians both inside and outside of Indian Country. Tribes today stand at the threshold of an uncertain future, and the recent conflict regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline has highlighted many aspects of tribal sovereignty that need to be addressed. 498 more words
"Lunch with my friends took a serious turn over Standing Rock" by Jim Gray (repost). Thoughts on sovereignty, revolution and #NODAPL
Jim Gray is a prominent tribal leader, consultant, commentator and proud member of the Osage Nation. This a repost, with permission, of his reflections on sovereignty, revolution and Standing Rock. 1,100 more words