Tom Rodgers is a Blackfeet Native American advocate/lobbyist for Indian Country. Tom was the main whistleblower in the Jack Abramoff scandal, has received academic ethics awards for his efforts, the Tom C. Rodgers “O-tee-paym-see-wuk*” Ethics in Government Scholarship by the University of Denver Law School was named in his honor, and he appeared in the Sundance Film Festival documentary release Casino Jack and The United States of Money.

* “O-tee-paym-see-wuk” is Cree for “a person who owns himself”