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Native Land Law
The World Bank Approves Indigenous Peoples Policy
This month, the World Bank’s board of directors approved a new Environmental and Social Framework, modernizing a decades old set of policies aimed at preventing Bank-funded development projects from harming the environment and people.
Death Valley tribe appeals vote on new constitution
Land Law Reform is Key to Finding Balance in Native Communities
A few Indian nations have achieved great wealth as a result of gaming enterprises, creating the impression that casinos can be a magic bullet for fixing the economic and social ills of Native communities. But despite the success of a few Indian nations, Indians continue to rank at the bottom of every indicator of social and economic well-being in America.
Mohawk Land Rights
The Indian Law Resource Center has been working for over 30 years to help the Mohawk Nation reclaim thousands of acres of land that is rightfully theirs.
Native Lands Were Not Lost by "Discovery"
The idea that "discovery" of this continent by Europeans gave European countries ownership of Native lands is a myth that has been very detrimental to Indian and Alaska Native nations. The Europeans did not discover this land, and they did not gain ownership of Native land by reason of discovery.