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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
While there is undoubtedly earnest attempts by a few mainstream media sources to report on American Indian issues adequately, a great deal of these mainstream narratives has only reinforced the perceived realities of American Indian communities.
American Indian Republic sits down for a video interview with Fr. Patrick Twohy, a Jesuit priest who has lived with and served the Native Peoples of the Pacific Northwest for over 40 years.