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Bureau of Indian Affairs

  • News

    November 14, 2013

    The Alabama-Coushatta Still Exist and Are Doing What They Need to Do to Continue

    Beset by federal budget cuts, no written history and a general lack of recognition, the Alabama-Coushatta try to learn a different way of being indian.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    The FBI's Most Wanted List Turns 62 Today: Songs About Eight People Who Made It

    Today marks the 62 birthday of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list, a gimmick cooked up by J. Edgar Hoover and a friendly newspaperman. Through the years the list has mostly been filled with criminals no one has ever heard of, but there have been some famous names on it. Some famous enough to get songs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Texas: Immigration Detention Capital of the Country

    In Texas, illegal immigration is often extremely lucrative.​Texas is number one again today. To our trophy case of great honors, we add Most Beholden To Private Corporations, When It Comes To Illegal Immigration. The Detention Watch Network recently released aggregated data about the big busi ... More >>

  • News

    February 14, 2008

    Mescaline on the Mexican Border

    Texas is the only state in the country where peyote is sold legally. Really.

  • News

    July 10, 2003

    Ghost Dance

    Activists still wonder if Standing Deer died in a plot by the feds or Indian foes or for no reason at all

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    War Dance

    Alabama-Coushatta Indians are shedding their passive ways in big bets on land claims and casinos. But some fear they could be gambling away their great tribal heritage.

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    An Open Mike

    He wants to castrate pedophiles and purge the courts of politics. He has assailed fellow jurists, lawyers and lawmakers. He's maverick Mike McSpadden, a tennis ace with a tomahawk tongue.

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Green Horns

    Naderites have got the art car crowd and ample altruistic ardor. But they're still searching for a sporting chance.

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