In the Old Testament of the Bible, we find the story of a god who chose a particular people with whom he wanted to have a special relationship. Because he chose them, they are known as his “chosen people.” The deity promised a vast amount of land to his chosen people, but, unfortunately, it was
I have often wondered why federal Indian law attorneys dare not mention the crusading tradition of the United States against “heathens” and “infidels,” namely, American Indian nations. The Western Shoshone Nation is directly challenging this tradition in court and in the U.S. Congress. Their challenge brings to light the strange and startling fact that U.S.