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ICT Brings Editorial Office To Oneida Homeland

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Indian Country Today has consolidated its operations by moving its editorial headquarters to Oneida, New York.

It is expected that all of the newspaper's editorial coverage and business services will continue uninterrupted. The editorial department sustains its leading national network of full-time reporting and editing staff, with positions in the nation's capitol and in all corners of Indian country. In addition, the paper has created a senior staff reporting office in the Rapid City area to enhance coverage of American Indian issues and events in South Dakota and the Northern Plains and throughout the Northwest. Indian Country Today veteran and former Acting Managing Editor David Melmer has been named to head up this office.

Appointed as Interim Managing Editor to preside over the newspaper's transition is James R. Adams, a former writer, editor and Pulitzer Prize nominee with the Wall Street Journal. Mr. Adams, who holds a Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University, is the author of three hardcover books: Secrets of the Tax Revolt, 1984, The Big Fix: Inside the S&L Scandal, 1989, and, with Doug Frantz, A full Service Bank: How the BCCI Stole Billions Around the World, 1992. In addition to his previous duties at the Wall Street Journal, where he also served as a member of its editorial board, his extensive journalistic experience includes that of Senior Editor at Forbes Magazine and Business Editor of the Waterbury Republican-American. He has also made numerous appearances on network and local media programs including Cable News Network (CNN), McLaughlin Report (CNBC), Financial News Network, Wall Street Journal Report (syndicated), Firing Line, and Geraldo.

Our business side recently appointed David Hollis as Director of Operations and Eric Tedford as Business Manager. Melvin Martin has been promoted to Advertising Manager. The business number is 888-327-1013.

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In the past two years, Indian Country Today has brought together a substantial team of experienced reporters and opinion-leaders from throughout Native America. This national team will continue to grow and to provide a range of intelligence and coverage of Native news and perspectives that has never before been possible. The newspaper is avidly read by Native leadership and by policy-makers in the U.S. Congress, the federal bureaucracy, all statehouses and governors' offices. Our website,, informs and interacts with hundreds of thousands of readers, logging over three million requests per month. There is great commitment in our management and staff to continue to serve the communication and information needs of Indian country.

All hard copy mail, including press releases, letters to the editor, subscription and advertising payments, should now be directed to the following address: Indian Country Today, 579 Main Street, Oneida, NY 13421. Our main phone number is 315-361-6536 and our fax number is 315-361-6543. We also will continue to receive press releases, letters to the editor, and correspondence at our email address, We ask all of our readers, customers and patrons to make note of these changes.