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Victor Swallow: Historic store was a vibrant part of the Oglala Sioux community (November 17, 2017)

My generation from about 70 to 90 years old have many stories about events we have witnessed and also stories about people we knew and history of certain places.

Gyasi Ross: Native child gunned down by police officer on his own homelands (November 17, 2017)

Unfortunately, many times when brown-skinned people call 911 for help, they get killed instead.

Ivan Star Comes Out: We should be asking ourselves 'What's next?' at Whiteclay (November 16, 2017)

The Whiteclay name has always been associated with alcohol and is a reminder of the government’s systematic appropriation of original treaty lands.

Albert Bender: The original genocide continues with the Dakota Access Pipeline (November 16, 2017)

Considering the fragility of the lives of Native Americans in the U.S., we are talking about real destruction of both health and livelihood here at the hands of Big Oil.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Thanksgiving represents an indigenous gift to the world (November 15, 2017)

When the North American families come together we hope they will acknowledge the roots of the Thanksgiving tradition, a truly indigenous gift to the world.

Mark Trahant: Republicans target health care and education to pay for tax cuts (November 15, 2017)

Here we go again. The Congress is hell bent on wrecking the Affordable Care Act.

Arne Vainio: I blamed myself for my father's death by suicide for over 50 years (November 14, 2017)

Almost everyone has been touched by suicide and those left behind most often suffer in silence.

Mary Annette Pember: Try something new for Native American Heritage Month (November 13, 2017)

I tend to lie low during Native American History Month and dodge the Moon of Explaining Indians to White People. But not this year.

Tim Giago: There are always two sides to every story -- even in Indian Country (November 13, 2017)

This is a short note for those folks who went bananas when they read my column last week about the American Indian Movement.

Mark Trahant: More Native American candidates need to run for public office (November 13, 2017)

We know most Native American candidates are already outsiders. So we need a little luck. And good timing.

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Grandmothers are the backbones of our tribal communities (November 9, 2017)

Myra Brown was brought up to understand the importance of family and of actively acknowledging her Narragansett heritage

Tim Giago: How 'The Wizard of Oz' remains connected to the genocide of our people (November 9, 2017)

When it comes to the Indian people 'genocide' is a word that is merely whispered.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: A special salute to the Native Americans who proudly served (November 9, 2017)

The list of Lakota, Dakota and Nakota veterans, men and women, who served honorably and then came home to work for their people goes on and on.

Sen. Mike Rounds: Indian Health Service fails to live up to its trust responsibilities (November 9, 2017)

The health care crisis at the Indian Health Service is just one example of how the government has failed to follow through on its obligations to tribal members.

Gregory Ablavsky: President Trump continues dark chapter with treatment of tribes (November 9, 2017)

With his policy towards public lands, President Trump is continuing a dark chapter in our history, writes professor Gregory Ablavsky.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Breaking out of dependency and poverty in Indian Country (November 8, 2017)

Can one even imagine Congress withdrawing its power over Native America? We know that is not going to happen.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation takes time to honor veteran brothers and sisters (November 8, 2017)

As Cherokees, we respect and admire any man or woman who has donned a uniform and made sacrifices to defend America’s freedoms.

Mark Trahant: Election night brings good news for Native American candidates (November 8, 2017)

Voters from Maine to Washington and all points in between rejected Trumpism and it was a good night for Native candidates too.

Mark Trahant: Republicans focus on taxes as climate assessment gets worse (November 6, 2017)

Two serious debates in Washington right now: Climate change and taxes. These are connected.

Tim Giago: Not everything about the American Indian Movement was positive (November 6, 2017)

I advise younger folks to learn the true history of the American Indian movement. There was a lot of good, but there was also a lot of bad.

Gyasi Ross: Does Native American Heritage Month even matter in our nation? (November 3, 2017)

Gyasi Ross asks: 'How much is a genocide worth?'

James Giago Davies: Enjoying the freedom to think out loud and put it into print (November 3, 2017)

It has taken several years to compile over three hundred Iyeska Journals and sports columns, usually written in just under an hour in a variety of places.

Leonard Peltier: Dennis Banks was one of the greatest Indian warriors of our time (November 2, 2017)

Let my voice join in harmony, with the brothers and sisters of the American Indian Movement, to address our great loss of your father, grandfather, brother and friend Dennis Banks.

David Ganje: More study needed on water permit at uranium mine in Black Hills (November 2, 2017)

The Dewey Burdock project would be the most significant mining operation in South Dakota in the last twenty years.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Our people should be celebrating Native American Day (November 1, 2017)

For the surviving Oceti Sakowin (Seven Council Fires) descendants, the significance of Native American Day in South Dakota should equal or surpass the annual Oglala Nation Powwow.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation committed to improving economic opportunities (October 31, 2017)

Last year, the Cherokee Nation had a financial impact of more than $2 billion in our great state of Oklahoma.

Tim Giago: Anecdotes from an Indian mission boarding school at Pine Ridge (October 30, 2017)

A couple of generations ago every Indian in America knew about boarding schools, but as the years have passed that knowledge grows dimmer and dimmer.

Albert Bender: Trail of Tears Walk commemorates forced removal of tribes (October 27, 2017)

The forced removal of Indian nations from their homelands is a shameful and indelible scar on the body politic of this country.

Bryan Newland: Trump administration must explain need for new tribal land rules (October 26, 2017)

Why is the Trump administration trying to make it harder for tribes to restore their homelands? Attorney Byran Newland has questions.

James Giago Davies: Lakota culture was yanked away from its foundation long ago (October 26, 2017)

This is your time to be a hero to the next generation, to contribute your share to the Lakota winter count going back to the depths of time immemorial.

David Ganje: South Dakota signs onto anti-tribal brief in Supreme Court water case (October 25, 2017)

South Dakota hasn't entered into any tribal water settlement agreements even though this issue has been on the table for decades.

Aura Bogado: Let activists lead their own movements instead of the 'White saviors' (October 25, 2017)

Activists who come to command without listening to those they’re ostensibly helping produce a devastation that makes the project of systemic oppression that much easier.

Mark Trahant: Indian Country knows all too well the high costs of forced relocation (October 25, 2017)

Texas. Florida. Puerto Rico. California. The growing climate disaster toll ought to raise questions about where humans can and should live.

Kelly Hayes: New documentary remembers Standing Rock in beauty and catastrophe (October 24, 2017)

The Standing Rock I knew was not a mystical place with a uniform perspective. It was a complex place—an experiment in love, hope, courage, and solidarity.

Tim Giago: Scaring up some spooky stories from the old Pine Ridge boarding school (October 23, 2017)

Thanks to the boarding school survivors for helping me remember these spooky tales from the Pine Ridge Reservation.