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Radio show host in Montana calls Indian basketball fans 'unruly'Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Radio show host in Montana calls Indian basketball fans 'unruly' (02/23)
Paul Mushaben of KCTR 102.9 called Indian basketball fans 'unruly' in a short post that was deleted from his station's website.
André Cramblit: Sorry but Indian Country just got 'Trumped' againFiled Under: Opinion
André Cramblit: Sorry but Indian Country just got 'Trumped' again (02/20)
Just as we Natives were making headway in an historically unfair system, we've been Trumped.
Ivan Star Comes Out: 'Civilization' aims to alienate Native AmericaFiled Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: 'Civilization' aims to alienate Native America (02/20)
My Native ancestry was nearly removed from my consciousness by the Euro-American’s blasphemous need to make me into their image
Native Sun News Today Editorial: History will always repeat itselfFiled Under: Opinion
Native Sun News Today Editorial: History will always repeat itself (02/10)
The struggles for racial justice and equality for Black, Mexican and Indian minorities is still ongoing.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Racism is still alive and well in South DakotaFiled Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Racism is still alive and well in South Dakota (02/10)
All my life, I have heard the old 'Get a job,' and 'Get over it' retort, especially from a specific Euro-American crowd that appear to hold a great amount of disdain for 'Indians.'
Ivan Star Comes Out: Equality still seems to be a problem in AmericaFiled Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Equality still seems to be a problem in America (02/03)
Inherent rights are bestowed upon us by the Creator who placed us on Turtle Island or Unci Maka (Grandmother Earth) and provided us with instructions on how to live.
Simon Moya-Smith: Donald Trump brings America back to early daysFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Simon Moya-Smith: Donald Trump brings America back to early days (02/01)
A discriminatory database, forced evictions, a wall to divide, Trump is a throwback to what the U.S. has already done to Native Americans.
Eryn Wise: People of color cannot feel safe anywhere in AmericaFiled Under: Opinion
Eryn Wise: People of color cannot feel safe anywhere in America (01/25)
'Washington D.C. has been one of my favorite cities for as long as I can remember.'
Tim Giago: Rapid City mayor points the finger at Native communityFiled Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Rapid City mayor points the finger at Native community (01/23)
It seems that we have more than one politician blaming his problems on the media.
Terese Mailhot: Native women care what happens to all our sistersFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Terese Mailhot: Native women care what happens to all our sisters (01/19)
'Collectively, we need to defend ourselves from people like you, who degrade our identities, politics, theories and criticisms.'
Tiffany Midge: A new round in America's racist tirade competitionFiled Under: Opinion
Tiffany Midge: A new round in America's racist tirade competition (01/10)
Scoring the recent outburst at a Louisville JCPenney.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Oceti Sakowin suffer at Indian Health ServiceFiled Under: Health | Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Oceti Sakowin suffer at Indian Health Service (01/06)
We will continue to endure government abuse, racial intolerance, injustice, and poor health.
Tommy Devers: Confronting localism and racism on my homelandsFiled Under: Opinion
Tommy Devers: Confronting localism and racism on my homelands (01/04)
'The urge to tell my story lingers on my lips, waiting for its departure to their salt-crusted ears.'
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Too many Native Americans are ending up behind barsFiled Under: Law | Opinion
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Too many Native Americans are ending up behind bars (12/22)
This year’s Lakota Nation Invitational indicates that there has been a large improvement in race relations in Rapid City, but as most Lakota will tell you, we still have a way to go.
Peter d'Errico: 'Mashpee Nine' documents Wampanoag struggleFiled Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: 'Mashpee Nine' documents Wampanoag struggle (12/12)
Mashpee Nine tells the story of a modern epidemic of anti-Native racism on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and the survival—and triumph—of Native people practicing traditional ways in their own lands.
Tim Giago: Lakota people will never forget the Wounded Knee MassacreFiled Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Lakota people will never forget the Wounded Knee Massacre (12/12)
Americans may have forgotten Wounded Knee and pushed it to the back pages of history, a bad memory to some, but the Lakota people have not nor will they ever forget this terrible day.
Mike Myers: What Donald Trump's election means for indigenous nationsFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mike Myers: What Donald Trump's election means for indigenous nations (12/09)
For at least the next two years he and his Republican allies will have a virtually unfettered opportunity to attack our sovereignty, our rights, our resources, and our lands.
Daniel Brown: Ho-Chunk Nation celebrates a new day in WisconsinFiled Under: Opinion
Daniel Brown: Ho-Chunk Nation celebrates a new day in Wisconsin (12/01)
It still bears repeating that Ho-Chunk people have suffered greatly through federal government policies that have essentially sought to rid the country of our very existence.
James Giago Davies: Mixed-race Indians forced to choose identityFiled Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Mixed-race Indians forced to choose identity (11/30)
I have lived a Lakota life because I was forced to by circumstance.
Steve Russell: Resisting apartheid and genocide in the Donald Trump eraFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: Resisting apartheid and genocide in the Donald Trump era (11/30)
'I can’t deny that Muslims believe some silly stuff. So do Christians and Jews.'
Lakota Country Times: Native youth finish 1400-mile run to Standing RockFiled Under: National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Native youth finish 1400-mile run to Standing Rock (11/29)
'We’re doing this for the future to come,' runner Ricky Gray Grass said.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Law enforcement panel ignores our tribal histories and treatiesFiled Under: Opinion
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Law enforcement panel ignores our tribal histories and treaties (11/29)
We have treaties and a huge history. Why say it doesn’t matter?
Alex Jacobs: Racist campaign propels Donald Trump into White HouseFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Racist campaign propels Donald Trump into White House (11/29)
'America’s constitutional democracy is at stake, as is this nation’s moral standing and leadership in the world.'
Terese Marie Mailhot: Americans wake up to their racist nationFiled Under: Opinion
Terese Marie Mailhot: Americans wake up to their racist nation (11/28)
'White people are asking other white people how they can fix this problem.'
Melissa Hellmann: Aggressive law enforcement at Standing RockFiled Under: Law | National
Melissa Hellmann: Aggressive law enforcement at Standing Rock (11/16)
To quell the largely indigenous resistance and protect the pipeline’s economic interests, North Dakota called upon the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, a 1996 program that enables interstate aid during crisis situations.
Tiffany Midge: Sorry America but this relationship isn't working outFiled Under: Opinion
Tiffany Midge: Sorry America but this relationship isn't working out (11/15)
'I hope you figure yourself out and someday get your life and your country together.'
Democracy Now: A White nationalist joins Republican Donald Trump in the White HouseFiled Under: National | Politics
Democracy Now: A White nationalist joins Republican Donald Trump in the White House (11/14)
Amy Goodman speaks with Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen about Steve Bannon’s role as former head of the right-wing news outlet Breitbart Media and as president-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager.
Speculation about Donald Trump welcoming NFL team -- and its racist mascot -- back to DCFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | Sports
Speculation about Donald Trump welcoming NFL team -- and its racist mascot -- back to DC (11/11)
Will the new Republican president change everything, except the racist mascot?
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Michael Haney fought racist mascot up until to his deathFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Michael Haney fought racist mascot up until to his death (11/11)
The team that got beat was one that activist Michael Haney, a Seminole Indian with a trace of Sioux blood, had been fighting to change their name and logo until the day he died.
Stanley Heller: War Secretary Calhoun called for 'civilized' tribesFiled Under: Education | Opinion
Stanley Heller: War Secretary Calhoun called for 'civilized' tribes (11/11)
'In all John C. Calhoun made 41 treaties with Indian nations, all but five required Native Americans to cede land to the U.S.'
Doug George-Kanentiio: The war on Natives and our Earth beginsFiled Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: The war on Natives and our Earth begins (11/09)
Power has been given to Trump and to a Republican controlled Congress which will now make an all out assault on Natives, on women's rights, on blacks, Latinos, on the earth itself.
Pro-Donald Trump group debuts ad about NFL team's racist mascotFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | Sports
Pro-Donald Trump group debuts ad about NFL team's racist mascot (11/07)
The ad features an all-White, all-male group of football fans who are portrayed as having game day ruined by Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court still clinging to racist doctrineFiled Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court still clinging to racist doctrine (11/03)
'The same doctrine of Christian discovery and domination that Columbus had used to claim various non-Christian islands was used by Justice Ginsburg as the backdrop for her legal opinion in City of Sherrill v. Oneida Indian Nation of New York.'
Ed Rice: Cleveland baseball team cursed by a real Indian playerFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Ed Rice: Cleveland baseball team cursed by a real Indian player (11/01)
'Just a walk around the grounds of Cleveland’s Progressive Field makes very clear how little respect the team has for Louis Sockalexis.'
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: #NoDAPL crackdown shows how racism lives onFiled Under: Opinion
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: #NoDAPL crackdown shows how racism lives on (10/31)
'The United States is built on a system of racial privilege where whiteness still reigns.'
Tiffany Midge: Some alternatives for 'Pocahottie' this Halloween Filed Under: Opinion
Tiffany Midge: Some alternatives for 'Pocahottie' this Halloween (10/31)
'Have you been thinking about dressing up as Pocahontas, your favorite Disney princess, but feel like it wouldn’t be socially acceptable?'
Tim Giago: No one feels honored by racist and offensive mascotsFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Tim Giago: No one feels honored by racist and offensive mascots (10/24)
Watch the World Series this week and let the image of the hideous, racist logo of the Cleveland Indians dance before your eyes.
John Leguizamo: Who was 'mistreating indigenous people' first?Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
John Leguizamo: Who was 'mistreating indigenous people' first? (10/21)
'We were mistreating indigenous people here long before the British brought slaves to the colonies.'
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Republicans in South Dakota embrace Monster TrumpFiled Under:
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Republicans in South Dakota embrace Monster Trump (10/19)
Donald Trump has brought the Republican Party to its lowest common denominator.
Native architect in Canada loses complaint against racist mascotFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law | Sports
Native architect in Canada loses complaint against racist mascot (10/18)
Attorney: 'You could not call a team the New York Jews. Why is it OK to call a team the Cleveland Indians?'
Tiffany Midge: 'Pocahottie' costumes are still OK this HalloweenFiled Under: Opinion
Tiffany Midge: 'Pocahottie' costumes are still OK this Halloween (10/18)
'Why are scary clowns more threatening than say, well, I don’t know, RACISM?'
Harlan McKosato: Interview with Hillary Clinton supporter Deb HaalandFiled Under: Politics
Harlan McKosato: Interview with Hillary Clinton supporter Deb Haaland (10/17)
'In order for us to do well, we need to have a Democratic President in the White House.'
Native architect in Canada files complaint over U.S. baseball team's racist mascotFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Law | Sports
Native architect in Canada files complaint over U.S. baseball team's racist mascot (10/17)
Douglas Cardinal has 'had enough' of the offensive Cleveland team's mascot.
Tim Giago: Our 'founding fathers' weren't so kind to Indian peopleFiled Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Our 'founding fathers' weren't so kind to Indian people (10/17)
It is still difficult for many Native Americans to look upon these white men as their founding fathers.
Native students condemn 'racist' images used in official program at Yale UniversityFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Native students condemn 'racist' images used in official program at Yale University (10/12)
Officials at the Ivy League institution apologized for the use of the stereotypical imagery.
Stephanie Land: 'There are no kid-friendly terms for genocide'Filed Under: Opinion
Stephanie Land: 'There are no kid-friendly terms for genocide' (10/11)
'I told my daughter she can’t dress up as a Native American for Halloween. Here’s why.'
Robin Annette LaDue: The ugly truths of Republican Donald TrumpFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Robin Annette LaDue: The ugly truths of Republican Donald Trump (10/10)
'In the juxtaposition of sexism, racism, misogyny, and brutality is the history of women in Indian Country and First Nations.'
Ivan Star Comes Out: Donald Trump brings racism out into the openFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Ivan Star Comes Out: Donald Trump brings racism out into the open (10/06)
Let’s be real about this. Racism which has been synonymous with this country is no longer a secret.
Controversy simmers over Andrew Jackson statue in LouisianaFiled Under: Law | National
Controversy simmers over Andrew Jackson statue in Louisiana (10/05)
Take 'Em Down NOLA is leading the fight to remove monuments to racist and controversial figures.
Washington NFL team requests delay in racist trademark disputeFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
Washington NFL team requests delay in racist trademark dispute (10/04)
After making an unusual and urgent plea to the nation's highest court, the team is now seeking to delay the proceedings.
School district on reservation in Montana condemns racist pro-Trump tshirtsFiled Under: Education | National | Politics
School district on reservation in Montana condemns racist pro-Trump tshirts (10/03)
High school students wore shirts promoting 'White Power' and the Republican presidential nominee.
Supreme Court accepts case linked to NFL team's racist mascotFiled Under: Law | National | Sports
Supreme Court accepts case linked to NFL team's racist mascot (09/29)
A lower court has yet to rule on the team's trademark fight against Native youth activists.
Supreme Court weighs petition in case tied to racist NFL mascotFiled Under: Law | Sports
Supreme Court weighs petition in case tied to racist NFL mascot (09/20)
The Washington team is hoping to secure a victory even before Native youth activists get a chance to make their case.
Native Sun News Today: Tribal citizens share bordertown storiesFiled Under: Law | National
Native Sun News Today: Tribal citizens share bordertown stories (09/20)
The Montana State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission heard a number of heart-wrenching personal experiences from Native people.
Bill to repeal 'hateful' and 'paternalistic' federal laws on agendaFiled Under: National | Politics
Bill to repeal 'hateful' and 'paternalistic' federal laws on agenda (09/12)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking up S.2796, the Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes Act.
Donna Loring: Maine's mistreament of tribes goes back centuriesFiled Under: Opinion
Donna Loring: Maine's mistreament of tribes goes back centuries (09/12)
We as Wabanki Tribes in Maine live behind a White Curtain of poverty, bigotry and isolation from the rest of Indian Country.
Jeffrey Whalen: County blames financial failures on tribal citizensFiled Under: Opinion
Jeffrey Whalen: County blames financial failures on tribal citizens (09/02)
The Bennett County Commissioners are blaming the large population of Oglala Sioux Tribal members and their trust land status for funding shortfalls.
Lakota Country Times: County in South Dakota accused of racismFiled Under: National | Trust
Lakota Country Times: County in South Dakota accused of racism (09/01)
The Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies is asking Bennett County to withdraw a 'racist' and 'misleading' resolution.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Holding onto racist histories in South DakotaFiled Under: Opinion
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Holding onto racist histories in South Dakota (09/01)
Here in our Northern Plains, the Sioux Tribal Nation and its non-Native neighbors seem to hold on to depressing and distasteful notions about how our paths crossed as histories were made.
Peter d'Errico: 'Friends' continue to embrace negative Indian policyFiled Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: 'Friends' continue to embrace negative Indian policy (08/22)
Every time we confuse Indian sovereignty issues with civil rights issues, we not only miss the point of the Indian struggle, we actually advance the US policy of destroying Indian Nations.

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