It is important to understand that tribes were not given sovereignty; rather sovereignty of tribes was and is inherent and is legally recognized initially through treaties and was later limited by laws and court rulings.
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In keeping with the holiday spirit, we’re sharing our favorite Native American non-profits on this #GivingTuesday. These are organizations that we know very well and not only work with, but fully support their mission of service to Indian Country. The organizations include the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums; the Phoenix Indian Center; and, Native Public Media. We hope you’ll consider supporting them too.
Chukma! As the end of the year approaches, we at Homahota Consulting would like to say “yakoke hotfoot chiapelachi” or thank you for your support (Chickasaw Language). This year has been one of tremendous growth. We have been honored to work with a number of local, regional and national tribes and organizations. We worked with an Arizona Native Nation on a tribal business project, helped several Native non-profits leverage their grants funds to improve their communities, we spoke to national audiences raising awareness about the importance of digital inclusion for Tribal communities and Native Nations, and have launched an extensive email and social media campaign to improve our communication with you. We know that more communities need a stronger voice so we are challenging ourselves to keep going and we look forward to many new projects in 2014.
February 14, 2013
2/14/13 | Delivered by President Jefferson Keel (Chickasaw Nation)
The Annual State of Indian Nations speech by the President of the National Congress of American Indians is always a ray of hope in a new year; fraught with promise. It’s a late winter event that signals the hope of spring. This year was no exception and did not disappoint. Read more