45 and Counting: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama

In anticipation of the 2020 election, Voices will be highlighting a 2016 series published by Indian Country Today which provides an overview of how each president has played a role in policies that affect the legacy of Indigenous peoples after the advent of colonization. This series, written by journalist Alysa Landry, paints a picture of how we have arrived at the present moment under these leaders.

Read part 1, part 2, and part 3, part 4, part 5, and part 6, part 7, and part 8 and part 9, part 10. This installment features Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama.

Bill Clinton Invites Tribal Leaders to the White House

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George W. Bush: ‘Actively Ignored’ Indians; Struggled with Sovereignty

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Barack Obama: ‘Emotionally and Intellectually Committed to Indian Country’

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Editor’s note:  A new installment of “45 and Counting” will be published every Tuesday from August 11th until Tuesday November 3. 

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Part 8

Part 9

Part 10