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Tim Giago: Native American media faces a perilous future
Tim Giago: Native American media faces a perilous future (September 30, 2019)

Native American media has come a long way in the past 50 years, but in which direction it will head from here is anybody’s guess.


Lawsuit filed against news organizations
Lawsuit filed against news organizations (September 16, 2019)

A non-Indian attorney who was ousted from his job is seeking $6 million for alleged defamation in the Native media.


John Dossett sues Indianz.Com over National Congress of American Indians #MeToo allegations
John Dossett sues Indianz.Com over National Congress of American Indians #MeToo allegations (September 2, 2019)

A non-Indian attorney who lost his job at the nation's largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is suing Indianz.Com, Indian Country Today and High Country News for writing about it.


'This meal is a victory': Cafe Ohlone earns Critic's Pick from New York Times
'This meal is a victory': Cafe Ohlone earns Critic's Pick from New York Times (August 12, 2019)

Cafe Ohlone, a restaurant serving contemporary Native cuisine, continues to earn accolades for its unique approach to Indigenous food.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Ray Cook always stood up for his Mohawk ideals
Doug George-Kanentiio: Ray Cook always stood up for his Mohawk ideals (August 12, 2019)

Ray Cook was one of the most passionate of writers, a believer in the viability of his heritage and one committed to a long standing tradition among his people.


Judge dismisses lawsuit filed by #MAGA teen at Indigenous Peoples March
Judge dismisses lawsuit filed by #MAGA teen at Indigenous Peoples March (July 29, 2019)

A Catholic school student plans to appeal after a $250 million libel lawsuit against The Washington Post was thrown out of court.


Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux council member arrested on drug charges
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux council member arrested on drug charges (July 18, 2019)

Cora White Horse has faced no action so far from the Oglala Sioux Tribe after being accused of distributing prescription drugs.


Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native people still treated as invisible
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native people still treated as invisible (July 10, 2019)

Native Americans are not chopped liver.


Chickasaw Nation drawn into internal dispute at National Rifle Association
Chickasaw Nation drawn into internal dispute at National Rifle Association (June 21, 2019)

A former Democratic Congressman employed by the Chickasaw Nation is being accused of taking part in a attempted coup at the largest gun lobby.


Clara Caufield: Turns out it's the small things that really matter
Clara Caufield: Turns out it's the small things that really matter (May 28, 2019)

It’s going on eight years now, since I’ve been churning out weekly columns.


Cronkite News: Hopi journalist Patty Talahongva shares her story
Cronkite News: Hopi journalist Patty Talahongva shares her story (May 22, 2019)

'People don’t know our history, and sometimes our people don’t even know our own history.'


Indian Country Today: Patty Talahongva tapped for new television program
Indian Country Today: Patty Talahongva tapped for new television program (May 16, 2019)

Indian Country Today is expanding, and a television newscast is on the way.


'An amazing person': Friends and family mourn loss of Leonda Levchuk
'An amazing person': Friends and family mourn loss of Leonda Levchuk (May 15, 2019)

The Navajo Nation citizen spent more than 20 years telling the stories of Native people.


Native journalist scheduled for trial in drunken driving case
Native journalist scheduled for trial in drunken driving case (May 14, 2019)

Jenni Monet is headed to trial this fall after arriving late to a court appearance on charges of drunken driving and resisting arrest in New Mexico.


The Conversation: Indigenous people go missing in mainstream media
The Conversation: Indigenous people go missing in mainstream media (May 10, 2019)

Reporting on Indigenous peoples has increased the pressure to acknowledge everyday racism, institutional racism and the challenges of reconciliation.


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Artist shares tribe's story in new work
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Artist shares tribe's story in new work (April 24, 2019)

'Intervention Piece' by Edgar Heap of Birds is on display at the St. Louis Art Museum.


'My wrongful arrest': Native journalist doubles down on defense in drunken driving case
'My wrongful arrest': Native journalist doubles down on defense in drunken driving case (April 22, 2019)

Jenni Monet is a free woman, despite a new warrant out for her arrest in New Mexico.


Award-winning Native journalist arrested on charge of intoxicated driving
Award-winning Native journalist arrested on charge of intoxicated driving (April 11, 2019)

Journalist Jenni Monet is facing charges of driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest in an incident she is blaming on racial profiling.


Ernestine Chasing Hawk: 'Low-life bullies' attack my reporting on Indian hospital
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: 'Low-life bullies' attack my reporting on Indian hospital (April 3, 2019)

First of all I am not one to engage in online tit-for-tat when my integrity as a journalist is being challenged.


'Game-changing': Indian Country Today announces expansion of operations
'Game-changing': Indian Country Today announces expansion of operations (April 3, 2019)

This summer ICT will open a newsroom at the Walter Cronkite School at Arizona State University in Phoenix.


House set to clear first Indian Country bills under Democratic control
House set to clear first Indian Country bills under Democratic control (March 22, 2019)

Homelands for the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians and federal recognition for the Little Shell Tribe are on the agenda on Capitol Hill.


Native Sun News Today Editorial: Freedom of the press in Indian Country
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Freedom of the press in Indian Country (March 13, 2019)

With freedom of the press under attack by Donald Trump and his minions, what's it like for Indian Country?


Tim Giago: Media organizations honor Teddy Roosevelt despite his racist views
Tim Giago: Media organizations honor Teddy Roosevelt despite his racist views (March 4, 2019)

Racial prejudice is racial prejudice no matter when it occurred.


National Congress of American Indians names new communications director
National Congress of American Indians names new communications director (February 27, 2019)

The National Congress of American Indians has a new director of communications for the first time since the Obama era.


Mary Annette Pember: Media continues to tell Native stories without our input
Mary Annette Pember: Media continues to tell Native stories without our input (February 25, 2019)

Despite periodic promises to diversify staff, mainstream media continue to be dominated by White men.


Tim Giago: Paying tribute to the man who cheered Native journalists on
Tim Giago: Paying tribute to the man who cheered Native journalists on (February 25, 2019)

Bill Dulaney, the man who encouraged the formation of what became the Native American Journalists Association, is terminally ill.


Yancy Lael: The system continues to protect White men
Yancy Lael: The system continues to protect White men (February 21, 2019)

The Covington Catholic conflict and Esquire cover story helped me to see the mistakes I made.


Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Native voices are joining our political leadership
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Native voices are joining our political leadership (February 7, 2019)

There is wide recognition that this country is in bad shape in terms of political, intellectual and social leadership, and we know that a diverse public voice is crucial to the health of any democracy.


Native Sun News Today: Native elder seeks dialog with #MAGA youth
Native Sun News Today: Native elder seeks dialog with #MAGA youth (February 5, 2019)

Feeling mocked by Catholic students during the historic Indigenous Peoples March, a Native elder offered to defuse tense fallout by holding a dialog in their hometown.


Ian Zabarte: Media bias and racism are still killing Indians
Ian Zabarte: Media bias and racism are still killing Indians (January 29, 2019)

An editorial cartoonist is taking aim at a new target of the right, along with a more familiar one.


Richie Richards: Mainstream media demeans our songs by calling it 'chanting'
Richie Richards: Mainstream media demeans our songs by calling it 'chanting' (January 28, 2019)

Dismissing sacred and traditional songs of tribal nations as simple 'chants' takes away from the value of those words and the meaning behind the drum.


Native Sun News Today Editorial: How many ways can one say 'Indian?'
Native Sun News Today Editorial: How many ways can one say 'Indian?' (January 23, 2019)

It seems that American Indians have gone through an evolution of name changes.


Kevin Abourezk: America still seems divided by race and politics
Kevin Abourezk: America still seems divided by race and politics (January 23, 2019)

So who is to blame for the clash of cultures on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial?


Clara Caufield: Thank you for welcoming back this Cheyenne 'blabbermouth'
Clara Caufield: Thank you for welcoming back this Cheyenne 'blabbermouth' (January 16, 2019)

There are many good people on the Rez and so I think I will start writing about them.


Jenni Monet: Colonized newsrooms can't keep ignoring Indian Country
Jenni Monet: Colonized newsrooms can't keep ignoring Indian Country (January 7, 2019)

Time has run out to convince colonized newsrooms that Indigenous issues and perspectives are necessary to the national narrative.


Tim Giago: Losing two wonderful friends -- Lois Rapp and Jerry Reynolds
Tim Giago: Losing two wonderful friends -- Lois Rapp and Jerry Reynolds (January 7, 2019)

May Indian Country journalist Jerry Reynolds and Lois Rapp, who was my mother-in-law, rest in peace.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes are a barrier to freedom of the press
Native Sun News Today: Tribes are a barrier to freedom of the press (December 10, 2018)

Owning about 75 percent of Indian mass media, tribal governments are a key barrier to independent reporting in American Indian outlets, according to a new report.


Muscogee (Creek) Nation lawmakers consider independent press bill
Muscogee (Creek) Nation lawmakers consider independent press bill (December 6, 2018)

Efforts are underway to restore freedom of the press to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.


Tim Giago: Apology owed for racist treatment of Native youth
Tim Giago: Apology owed for racist treatment of Native youth (November 26, 2018)

Native people stopped going to hockey games in Rapid City, South Dakota, after a racist incident.


Sterling Cosper: Muscogee (Creek) Nation deserves a free press
Sterling Cosper: Muscogee (Creek) Nation deserves a free press (November 19, 2018)

The former manager of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's news outlet speaks out about the repeal of the tribe's freedom of the press law.


Muscogee (Creek) Nation condemned for changes at media outlet
Muscogee (Creek) Nation condemned for changes at media outlet (November 13, 2018)

The formerly independent Mvskoke Media is being placed under the control of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's executive branch.


Native Republican candidate refuses to concede race for Congress
Native Republican candidate refuses to concede race for Congress (November 12, 2018)

Two candidates. Two victory speeches. But only one of them will end up going to Congress.


James Giago Davies: Maybe younger people are really onto something
James Giago Davies: Maybe younger people are really onto something (November 8, 2018)

We often assume age and experience matter most when it comes to making wise decisions, or in understanding how the world actually operates.


Election Day: #NativeVote18 races to watch across the nation
Election Day: #NativeVote18 races to watch across the nation (November 6, 2018)

Election Day is finally here and Native candidates across the nation are hoping to secure victory at the polls in what has become a landmark year for the Native vote.


Mathieu Landriault: 'Indigenous' becomes term of choice in Canada
Mathieu Landriault: 'Indigenous' becomes term of choice in Canada (October 30, 2018)

Using the term 'Indigenous' moves Canada in the direction of the spirit of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.


Pipe bomb suspect claimed false ties to 'unconquered' Seminole Tribe
Pipe bomb suspect claimed false ties to 'unconquered' Seminole Tribe (October 29, 2018)

The Florida man accused of sending more than a dozen pipe bombs to prominent Democrats is not connected to the Seminole Tribe.


A Republican Native American is running for governor in 2018
A Republican Native American is running for governor in 2018 (October 3, 2018)

A citizen of the Cherokee Nation is hoping to become Oklahoma's first Native American governor and already has the endorsement of a key Republican.


'Fake News!': Tribe swept up in Trump administration's law and order push
'Fake News!': Tribe swept up in Trump administration's law and order push (October 2, 2018)

The Trump administration is more than happy to promote drug busts in Indian Country but one tribe is striking back.


Tim Giago: Reflecting on my life as a Lakota journalist
Tim Giago: Reflecting on my life as a Lakota journalist (September 24, 2018)

I hope I am not considered vain for thinking back on those precious few days of the good, the bad and the ugly that have been a greater part of my life as a Lakota journalist.


Rosebud Sioux Tribe returns Rodney Bordeaux to president's post
Rosebud Sioux Tribe returns Rodney Bordeaux to president's post (September 17, 2018)

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe held a swearing-in ceremony for newly elected leaders on September 4.


Tim Giago: Native America loses a great journalist
Tim Giago: Native America loses a great journalist (September 17, 2018)

Adrian C. Louis, the Paiute author, poet and journalist, has passed on.


Associated Press runs series on 'Missing in Indian Country'
Associated Press runs series on 'Missing in Indian Country' (September 5, 2018)

Indigenous women and girls are going missing and murdered at alarming rates.


Saginaw Chippewa Tribe faces questions about fatal crash investigation
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe faces questions about fatal crash investigation (August 28, 2018)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe isn't talking about a fatal crash that claimed the life of a student and resulted in injuries to a second teen.


Tim Giago: Racism is still acceptable in some media outlets
Tim Giago: Racism is still acceptable in some media outlets (August 6, 2018)

Many newspapers, including the one in Rapid City, South Dakota, have continued to use the R-word even though they know it is an insult.


Tribal corruption remains a target of the conservative media
Tribal corruption remains a target of the conservative media (August 1, 2018)

For 85 years tribal corruption has been a common theme on every reservation from Alaska to Florida.


Tristan Ahtone: Support Indigenous media instead of closed newsrooms
Tristan Ahtone: Support Indigenous media instead of closed newsrooms (July 30, 2018)

Stop enabling news organizations that shun inclusive coverage.


Man dubbed 'tribal' activist by media arrested for sexual assault
Man dubbed 'tribal' activist by media arrested for sexual assault (July 26, 2018)

Redwolf Pope, a man described in the media as a 'tribal' or 'Native' activist, has been arrested on sexual assault charges.


Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Americans are worrying about a lot these days
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Americans are worrying about a lot these days (July 25, 2018)

Americans often seem to be afraid of the future. Catastrophe is just around the corner.


'Trump picks Putin over America': Native candidates slam president's remarks
'Trump picks Putin over America': Native candidates slam president's remarks (July 18, 2018)

One Native Republican defended Donald Trump but other Native candidates were critical of the president's remarks about Russia.


Graham Lee Brewer: Diving deeper into Indigenous issues at High Country News
Graham Lee Brewer: Diving deeper into Indigenous issues at High Country News (July 9, 2018)

The High Country News tribal affairs desk is going through a transformation.