James Giago Davies: One of these days we are going to actually read the book (May 18, 2018)

In every Wasicu church, and on every reservation, are holy men who can’t even tell you what caused the sky to be blue or thunder to crackle

Ivan Star Comes Out: Keeping Indian Country oppressed seems be the norm today (May 17, 2018)

We are blindly forging ahead when we should be learning our history from the inside out.

Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux tribal leaders try to hold onto power (May 16, 2018)

Most, if not all, elected officials supported constitutional reform during the elections, but now only a handful are still hard at it and willing to keep their promises.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Sixties Scoop 'settlement' victimizes Natives all over again (May 14, 2018)

Canadians are being royally hosed with the proposed Sixties Scoop 'settlement' which once again exploits Natives and enriches lawyers.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: It's time to exercise your right (and duty) and vote (May 14, 2018)

June 5 is just around the corner and Native voters in South Dakota have some important choices to make.

Reclaiming Native Truth: Why we cannot support racist mascots and images (May 11, 2018)

Exposure to racist mascots affects the self-worth of young Native Americans.

Dana Hedgpeth: Yes I'm a 'real live Indian' and this is my country too (May 11, 2018)

Many of us have heard that question -- What are you? Dana Hedgpeth, a Washington Post reporter, shares her experience as a citizen of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe.

James Giago Davies: Just when did we become a state of cowboy hats? (May 11, 2018)

Why is it that when men stopped wearing hats back in the late 1960s, they didn’t also stop wearing cowboy hats?

Ivan Star Comes Out: Just where did the insult 'Uncle Tomahawk' come from? (May 10, 2018)

In the midst of poverty, alcohol/drug trafficking and government corruption at Pine Ridge, I heard the moniker 'Uncle Tomahawk.'

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: The American dream was built on the bodies of Indian people (May 9, 2018)

One of America's continuing problem has always been the omission of the Indian history and experience.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Lakota people would love to see another racist on Mount Rushmore (May 9, 2018)

Let's put Donald Trump's face on Mount Rushmore and call it Mount Trumpmore.

Arne Vainio: Sharing our stories with 'In the Spirit of Medicine' (May 9, 2018)

KUMD in Minnesota has asked me to read my stories. The first segment goes on the air on Monday, May 14.

James Giago Davies: All I knew were Lakota alcoholics and it hardened my heart (May 8, 2018)

My first experience with Lakota alcoholism came in the dark of a winter’s night.

Tahj Gomes: Ruffey Rancheria seeks to correct 'historical injustice' (May 8, 2018)

With lawmakers set to advance a bill to restore federal recognition to the Ruffey Rancheria, Chairman Tahj Gomes explains why his tribe needs help.

Tim Giago: Why aren't Lakota warriors welcomed at Buffalo Roundup? (May 7, 2018)

It would be one of the happiest days of my life and I am sure in the life of many Lakota elder to see Lakota warriors dressed in their finest apparel riding across the He Sapa.

Ivan Star Comes Out: A domineering and condescending constitution governs our people (May 4, 2018)

The Oglala Sioux Tribe’s constitution grants its tribal council absolute power and authority to govern.

Jeffrey Whalen: It's time to remove 'rogue leadership' within Oglala Sioux Tribe (May 3, 2018)

Oglala Sioux citizens already know that most of the leaders on tribal council and some on the executive board are the worst, least qualified or most unscrupulous.

Bill John Baker: Johnson-O'Malley education program needs full funding (May 2, 2018)

At Cherokee Nation, we strive to ensure every Indian child in our 14-county service area receives the educational opportunities they deserve.

Graham Lee Brewer: President Trump injects 'race' into tribal health care debate (May 1, 2018)

Yes, tribal nations are sovereign, but the U.S. still has obligations for their wellbeing.

James Giago Davies: Stop believing the lies the fake heroes feed you (April 30, 2018)

What has happened to our Oglala Sioux Tribe that a younger generation has not built upon their legacy of our great leaders?

Ivan Star Comes Out: Transforming our tribal constitution into a genuine indigenous document (April 27, 2018)

It is imperative that the provisions of a constitution not only come from the people but that such provisions are what the people want.

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Tribal treaties are still the supreme law of the land (April 26, 2018)

An important, once in a life-time gathering of treaty tribes is taking place at Fort Laramie.

Kayla DeVault: I am entitled to my Indigenous and European ancestries (April 25, 2018)

Learning about my roots has helped me understand intergenerational trauma and cultural resilience related to my genetics.

Graham Lee Brewer: A bipartisan meltdown over the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (April 24, 2018)

A bill exempting tribal nations from labor regulations fails in the Senate as union concerns trump sovereignty.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: President Trump is tearing the Republican Party, and America, down (April 23, 2018)

What is normal and what is not in the Donald Trump era? Morality has been thrown out of the window.

Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu: I am Kanaka first. I am Native Hawaiian first. (April 23, 2018)

Aloha allows us to always have a commonality, regardless of our politics or gender expression.

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: An Indian man walks into court and asks a judge to do the right thing (April 20, 2018)

It was an astonishing day for Chase Iron Eyes as he went before a white-man judge in North Dakota.

Victor Swallow: We are a broken and scattered people. How do we rebuild? (April 19, 2018)

We are a broken people and most of us wouldn’t know how to survive without the help of the government that destroyed our ancestors' way of life.

Angelo Baca: Bears Ears faces serious threat under the Trump administration (April 18, 2018)

Bears Ears is at the center of a critical discussion around Indigenous rights and protection of sacred sites and traditional uses in the United States.

James Giago Davies: We grew up never knowing my veteran dad was suffering (April 18, 2018)

My dad never told me that he loved me. I never once heard him tell my mom he loved her.

George Amiotte: Reflecting on my third tour of duty in Vietnam in 1969 (April 17, 2018)

It was 1969 and I was returning to Vietnam for my third tour of duty (TDY) with the 3rd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force.

Gyasi Ross: Democrats turn on tribes and vote against our sovereignty (April 17, 2018)

'Democrats show, once again, that they are no allies, accomplices, friends or champions of tribal sovereignty.'

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Remembering a Narragansett marathon legend (April 16, 2018)

Ellison 'Tarzan' Brown deserves his name to become more of a household name, in the world, but even more so in Indian Country,

Stéphane Gayet: Weighing the mental health risks of marijuana use (April 16, 2018)

With the emergence of new categories of cannabis, studies have shown the risk of mental illness linked to the use of these new varieties.

Steven Newcomb: Decolonization starts with our minds and our words (April 13, 2018)

Where is the clear image of a decolonized society we are to emulate? There isn’t one.