NYS ignores Senecas and budgets in gaming revenue

Ignorance, arrogance or intimidation? First, let’s put the simple facts out there: in all of the legalese, questions of fairness, who is regulating who, what…

Ethnic Cleansing; But By Who and For Who? The Farce of Blood Quantum Requirements!

There is probably no greater threat of extinction to Native peoples than the measure of those people by the irrelevant, scientifically false and prejudicial use…

We won’t be choked – we’re right and you know it

Now that the NYPD has literally been caught on video choking a man to death for defying the most oppressive taxation scheme in the United…

WHITIE Compliant? You are Kidding, Right?

On June 2, 2014, every "member" of the Seneca Nation of Indians (SNI) received a letter from his/her President announcing the launch of the Seneca…

The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave

There is little question that what the white man found when he washed up on our shores was a free and fearless people. But rather…

50 Senators to the Rescue

The UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) wrapped up its 13th session this week. Thousands of representatives of UN member states, non-governmental organizations (NGOs)…

We love what you’ve done with the place!

After spending the week in New York City attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and listening to dozens of speakers offering their…

Education and Conscience Versus Institutionalized Racism

Well, now that everyone can feel better about their battle and stance on unacceptable racism in the wake of giving the old "what's for" to…

Lucky 13 for the UNPFII

On May 12, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) will begin its 13th session at the United Nations in New York City.…

No Honor Among Chiefs or Thieves

I have to begin my column this week by stating up front that I am Haudenosaunee. I support traditional governance based on the Kaianerehkowa and…