Tribes

Debates and Opinions

Debates

  • Land

    The Federal Government is still at it today by inflicting violence on Native American tribes protecting our land from the Keystone pipe line and ecological degradation.

  • Tribes; operate like Mafia; Family keeps you in power.

    As resources become far more competitive for tribal organizations, whether its traditional IRA designated tribes, Native Corporations, or non-profits, they require select individuals to govern these organizations. Now I've commonly stated that tribes and organization in the same category are reminiscent in SOME ways like the Mafia; family is everything. Either way, unless tribes start setting up an infrastructure only influenced by solid business systems and policies, they will continue to find themselves in a constant state of flux; where shareholders are not empowered but frustrated and Board members minimally accountable at best, and millions and millions of dollars washed away with the fiscal tide, and it's shareholders or tribal members never truly realizing, what they are missing out on and not receiving as a voting member.

Opinions

  • Should we contact uncontacted tribes?

    We should not contact uncontacted tribes. We should not contact uncontacted tribes. Often, they have severe problems Many tribes are violent, or have a history of violence.

  • Should we give federal funding to Native American tribes?

    No, we should not give federal funding to Native American tribes, because giving them assistance forever only ensures that they never become independent. The rates of substance abuse among Native American tribes is very high.

Polls

  • Have Native Americans become corrupted by casinos?

    I know people in the tribes- If they are fully "Enrolled" (the proper term) in the tribe as a tribal member, they get a $3000 a month stipend from the casino.

  • What country had the most casualties in WWII?

    Germany is the major economic and political power of the European continent and a historic leader in many cultural, theoretical and technical fields.Various Germanic tribes occupied what is now northern Germany and southern Scandinavia since classical antiquity. During the Migration Period that coincided with the decline of the Roman Empire, the Germanic tribes expanded southward and established kingdoms throughout much of Europe. Germany is the major economic and political power of the European continent and a historic leader in many cultural, theoretical and technical fields.Various Germanic tribes occupied what is now northern Germany and southern Scandinavia since classical antiquity.

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