Native Americans Are Not All the Same: An Exploration of Indigenous Diversity
The largely incorrect and well-established perceptions regarding Native Americans as all residing in the exact social, traditional, economic, and religious boundaries have been detrimental to realizing the breadth of diversity exhibited between the various tribal communities throughout America.
The Origins of the American Indian Movement and the Wounded Knee Occupation: A History of Liberation and Defiance
While there are still many unresolved issues surrounding American Indians to this day, including new social and economic ailments to address, the American Indian Movement provided an opportunity for American Indians of all tribes to come together under one unified movement.
Overlooked: Private Sector Economies in Indian Country as an Extension of Tribal Sovereignty
Support of the private sector throughout Indian Country is conventionally viewed as secondary to that of the public sector, with encouragement of native entrepreneurism by many tribal governments faring even worse.
The Fragility of Indian Gaming Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
With the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus around the world, American Indian communities in the United States have been hit especially hard due to the collateral effects of the illness upon their social, political, and economic outlets.
Confronting the Historical Offenses of the Doctrine of Discovery in ‘Unsettling Truths’
Authors Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah’s Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery, offers an essential examination of the historical journey of how the Doctrine of Discovery played, and continues to play, a crucial part in shaping the American psyche and the collective comprehension of its past as a country.
The Wealthy Elite and Indigenous Land Rights Clash in ‘Conscience Point’
Focusing on the Shinnecock Indian Nation and their continuous battle with the governmental bodies and public inhabitants of Hamptons, New York, Conscience Point explores the dangerous clashes that occur when centuries of Indigenous philosophy conflicts with unrestrained greed, exploitation, and cultural disregard.
Connecting 573 Indigenous Communities and More in One App
TeePee is a digital directory where every Native American tribe in the United States is available at your fingertips. You can easily access information on the currently federally recognized tribal communities, tribes, bands, nations, pueblos, rancherias, and Native villages located in the United States.
Examining Business in Indian Country in ‘American Indian Business: Principles and Practices’
The topic of Indigenous business practices and principles is a subject far from that of the mainstream Western peripheral, and American Indian Business works to both acknowledge its place in the broader business spectrum as well as highlight its particularities.
Steps to Combating Colonialism in the Tribal Workplace
When does such Westernized thought processes find themselves emerging within Native mindsets, particularly in the workplace? Also, does the detached nature of an individual further add to the colonized perception of their own community’s value?
Journalism, Politics, and the Dakota Access Pipeline: A Conversation with Dr. Ellen Moore
American Indian Republic had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Moore to discuss the process of writing her latest book titled Journalism, Politics, and the Dakota Access Pipeline: Standing Rock and the Framing of Injustice.
The Powerful Last Testament of Russell Means in ‘If You’ve Forgotten the Names of Clouds, You’ve Lost Your Way’
Means and Johnson do a credible job in comparing and contrasting both natural and human-made systems of law, further emphasizing the fundamental differences that have led to the combative history shared between Western and Indigenous societies.
Indigenous Philosophy Meets Philanthropy in Edgar Villanueva’s ‘Decolonizing Wealth’
Regarding finance and its connection to colonialism, we have to contemplate the structural practices of philanthropy itself, especially in the context of a Western-based implementation.