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James Giago Davies: Be kind to every Lakota you meet and don't turn on each other (September 15, 2017)

The Lakota world that was, the world the traditional Lakota lived in, no longer exists.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Yet another incident of racism at a restaurant in Rapid City (September 14, 2017)

Based on our past encounters with racist activity and knowing we will face the potency of the Rapid City government, we now quietly take our money elsewhere.

Daniel Duane: Names at Yosemite celebrate slaughter and theft of tribal lands (September 13, 2017)

Author Daniel Duane discusses the forced removal of the original inhabitants of Yellowstone National Park in California.

The Conversation: First Nations must assert control of their education systems (September 13, 2017)

It’s important to move quickly to realize the lasting educational reform that Indigenous children so desperately need and deserve, Dianne Wilkins and Elizabeth Sloat write on The Conversation.

Kenan Malik: Indigenous peoples face silence and romanticization in Australia (September 13, 2017)

The demand for recognition and a distinct Indigenous voice emerges from the historical denial of both in Australia, author Kenan Malik writes in The New York Times.

Steven Newcomb: Reflecting on a declaration on the rights of 'dominated' peoples (September 12, 2017)

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is more rightly described as a document imposed on dominated peoples, Steven Newcomb writes.

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Native women blazed the trail with writings on women's rights (September 12, 2017)

We have been celebrating our progress toward equality in the modern world, and even Native women are thankful for the work that people continue to do for women in America.

Arne Vainio: Helping the next generation of physicians climb that mountain peak (September 12, 2017)

I still see patients every day and I still do the same things I’ve always done, but more and more I want to find the future physicians among us.

Gyasi Ross: Donald Trump threatens our indigenous relatives with new form of termination (September 12, 2017)

Writing for The Huffington Post, Gyasi Ross offers an indigenous perspective on the end of the Dreamers program for children of immigrants.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Indian Country Today failed because it was a business (September 11, 2017)

The problems with Indian Country Today can be traced to its decision to leave Lakota territory and move to offices in central New York and then to an office in Manhattan.

James Giago Davies: A tribute to the late Oglala veteran and author Ed McGaa (September 11, 2017)

Last month, my friend Ed McGaa set out on his final journey, a journey touched upon many times in the books he wrote about Lakota spirituality.

Mark Trahant: Indian Country is strong when media in Indian Country is strong (September 11, 2017)

Some of the best days in Indian Country occurred during periods of a vigorous and independent press.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Rumors of corruption are flying at Pine Ridge (September 8, 2017)

There are always rumors floating around the Pine Ridge Reservation and with social media in full swing, they can be spread all over whether they contain one iota of truth or not.

Tim Giago: I started my first business in fourth grade with a goat named Susie (September 8, 2017)

Old Joe Arguello had a predilection for goat’s milk. I didn’t know this until I traded two rabbits for a female goat I named Susie.

Mark Trahant: We need a president who can reach out and deal with Democrats (September 7, 2017)

Big news: The rest of the year will have less drama than the ups and downs we’ve been experiencing since January.

Alaina Roberts: Freedmen dispute was really about blood quantum and race (September 7, 2017)

As the Cherokee Freedmen celebrate a long-overdue court victory, Alaina Roberts reflects on the struggle over blood and belonging in tribal communities.

Mary Annette Pember: Embracing a new role after death of Indian news source (September 7, 2017)

Indian Country Today hiatus is a blow to nuanced coverage of indigenous peoples, independent journalist Mary Annette Pember writes.

Gyasi Ross: Commercial industry intentionally poisons our indigenous foods (September 7, 2017)

Like most actions that harm Native people, the release of tens of thousands of farmed salmon was no accident, Gyasi Ross writes in his last piece on Indian Country Media Network.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: It's never too early to talk about the Lakota Nation Invitational (September 6, 2017)

We know it is still a little early to talk about the Lakota Nation Invitational, a tournament that even made the pages of Sports Illustrated Magazine.

James Giago Davies: Cultural symbols reinforce our ugly mentalities in America (September 6, 2017)

What exactly is the South gonna do again, Charlie? Enslave Black people? Impose a hundred years of racist Jim Crow?

Cherokee Nation accepts court ruling and welcomes Freedmen for citizenship (September 5, 2017)

Chief Bill John Baker welcomed the descendants of former slaves within the Cherokee Nation, noting their ancestors were also forced to walk the Trail of Tears.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Oceti Sakowin lacking in knowledge of our own treaties (September 5, 2017)

A sad and undeserved reality for the descendants of the original Oceti Sakowin (Seven Council Fires) is that basic knowledge of our treaties with the United States is unknown.

Mark Trahant: We need a 'vehicle of Indian intelligence' for Indian Country news (September 5, 2017)

In the words of an editor of the historic Cherokee Phoenix, we need a ‘vehicle of Indian intelligence’ to serve Indian news.

Mark Charles: A Native perspective is missing in America's immigration debate (September 5, 2017)

Because of our nation's history, and who is making the arguments, does not the entire conversation border on the absurd?

Dean Chavers: Remembering the Indian occupation of Alcatraz Island in 1969 (August 30, 2017)

This is a little story about the very first week that we occupied the Island of Alcatraz.

Charles Kader: America seems unable to drive Old Dixie Down long after Civil War ended (August 30, 2017)

The more people are quiet about the world they wish to live in, the easier it is to accept that things around them will never change, Charles Kader writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Adrian Jawort: Donald Trump is more like a scheming tribal chairman than a president (August 30, 2017)

Donald Trump does care about Indian country, just not in the way we would hope, Adrian Jawort writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Mike Myers: Don't try to 'help' indigenous peoples without first consulting them (August 29, 2017)

Don’t do a damn thing that’s going to impact us in any way without our free, prior, and informed consent, Mike Myers writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Doug George-Kanentiio: The life of a great Mohawk named Angus 'Shine' George (August 29, 2017)

Some would say Angus 'Shine' George was a great Mohawk; world class athlete, fearless high steel worker, expert fisherman, master carpenter and highly skilled craftsman with a rich command of his Native language and strong opinions about the world.

Ruth Hopkins: The cycle of genocide continues with violence against Native women (August 29, 2017)

Savanna Greywind, Carla Yellowbird, Barbara Kentner, Cindy Gladue and many others have had their lives extinguished violently and indiscriminately, Ruth Hopkins writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Mark Trahant: Native media can't survive these days without deeper pockets (August 29, 2017)

Nearly every Native American journalist in the country can tell you what our national media ought to look like.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Donald Trump unleashes racism in America (August 29, 2017)

Racism has never left America. It has always been there lurking in the shadows.

Steve Russell: All the Oklahoma tribes came with their own Trail of Tears stories (August 29, 2017)

All the Oklahoma Indians had their Trail of Tears stories, Steve Russell writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Sarah Sunshine Manning: Indian Country grieves for our sister Savanna Greywind (August 28, 2017)

We cry out for justice for Savanna Greywind, and we won’t stop, Sarah Sunshine Manning writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Peter d'Errico: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson articulates indigenous nationhood in new book (August 28, 2017)

With her new book, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson articulates ideas of indigenous nationhood, rather than declaring them, Peter d'Errico writes on Indian Country Media Network.