Sterling HolyWhiteMountain en Indian Identity - Part 1 <p>Walk into any law library in this country and peruse the wall of US Code, that record of Congressional statutes, and among the 51 volumes there you will find titles such as The Congress, Agriculture, Railroads, Minerals and Mining, War and National Defense &ndash; all subjects common and particular enough to the US that no one would think twice about their presence.&nbsp; But among these volumes you will also find one titled &ldquo;Indians&rdquo; &ndash; Title 25 to be exact.&nbsp; A second perusal of the wall of Congressional law should be enough to show you that no other group of people i Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:41:56 +0000 Sterling HolyWhiteMountain 9764 at What is an Indian? <p>In the background of all issues involving American Indians is always the question of what is an Indian? While there are any number of groups in this country today who have complicated issues surrounding identity, there is no identity issue more complicated than that of American Indian identity. As an aside, you will notice I did not say no identity issue is more important. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 20:01:36 +0000 Sterling HolyWhiteMountain 8490 at Indians in the Military <p>On this day following Memorial Day I think it would be good to briefly consider some facts of American Indian involvement in the history of the US military.&nbsp; I think would be good to consider that there may not be any such thing as American military history without American Indian history.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 16:47:04 +0000 Sterling HolyWhiteMountain 3119 at