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Ivan Star Comes Out: Why are we still dealing with racism today?Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Why are we still dealing with racism today? (April 27, 2017)
An education process for Native people to help them to understand racism in America is in order.
Arlana Bennett: Picking cans with my father became our traditionFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Arlana Bennett: Picking cans with my father became our tradition (April 24, 2017)
An education on racism, Indigenous identity and the quiet dignity of collecting cans by the side of the road.
Confederate monuments start coming down as Andrew Jackson stays putFiled Under: National
Confederate monuments start coming down as Andrew Jackson stays put (April 24, 2017)
The city of New Orleans, Louisiana, has begun removing four monuments to racist and controversial figures but one remains standing.
Simon Moya-Smith: Media continues to peddle in Indian stereotypesFiled Under: Opinion
Simon Moya-Smith: Media continues to peddle in Indian stereotypes (April 21, 2017)
'This is Indian country. This is enemy country,' a Fox News pundit said comparing Native Americans to the terrorist organization.
Professional baseball team feels pressure to drop racist mascotFiled Under: Sports
Professional baseball team feels pressure to drop racist mascot (April 18, 2017)
The head of Major League Baseball wants to see 'Chief Wahoo' phased out.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Looking at racism through some new eyesFiled Under: Opinion
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Looking at racism through some new eyes (April 18, 2017)
So, we are concerned about racism in Rapid City, South Dakota?
Original Americans Foundation sends fewer contributions to tribesFiled Under: National | Sports
Original Americans Foundation sends fewer contributions to tribes (April 17, 2017)
The foundation donated nearly $1.6 million in its second year of operation, far less than the $3.7 million in the prior year.
Peter d'Errico: Flawed book takes on racist premise of Indian lawFiled Under: Law | Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Flawed book takes on racist premise of Indian law (April 17, 2017)
‘Like a Loaded Weapon’ misses the critical target and exposes Indian rights when it comes to federal Indian law.
Terese Mailhot: Politician still pushing assimilation on our peopleFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Terese Mailhot: Politician still pushing assimilation on our people (April 12, 2017)
Lynn Beyak wants us to change our perception and assimilate by adopting white ideologies and perspectives on history.
Tim Giago: Playing the race and gender game in American politicsFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Tim Giago: Playing the race and gender game in American politics (April 10, 2017)
Most of us have surmised by now that the 2016 Presidential Election was more about race and gender than about who would make the better president.
Tim Giago: Deaths of Indian homeless in Rapid City still unresolvedFiled Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Deaths of Indian homeless in Rapid City still unresolved (April 3, 2017)
It started in May of 1998. Bodies began to show up in or near Rapid City Creek.
William Hensley: An Inupiaq perspective on the history of AlaskaFiled Under: Opinion | World
William Hensley: An Inupiaq perspective on the history of Alaska (March 30, 2017)
In a way, there are two histories of how Alaska came to be American – and two perspectives.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Native people are still searching for equalityFiled Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Native people are still searching for equality (March 30, 2017)
Amongst Native populations, South Dakota has a common practice of sending young Indians to prison even for minor offenses.
Editorial: Federal recognition for tribes in Virginia is long overdueFiled Under: Opinion | Federal Recognition
Editorial: Federal recognition for tribes in Virginia is long overdue (March 24, 2017)
The recognition is overdue — in the extreme.
Ivan Star Comes Out: America loses its self-respect and humanityFiled Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: America loses its self-respect and humanity (March 23, 2017)
I actually believed life had a bright future for me, even with my highly observable indigenous traits.
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights takes up racism in South DakotaFiled Under: National
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights takes up racism in South Dakota (March 14, 2017)
The South Dakota Advisory Committee will be discussing the 'subtle effects of racism' on March 24 in Aberdeen.
Adrian Jawort: Rightwing radio host called for Indian segregationFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Adrian Jawort: Rightwing radio host called for Indian segregation (March 13, 2017)
Montana radio show duo suspended following segregation of Native Americans blog goes nationwide.
Alison Black: Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes wrong on racist mascotFiled Under:
Alison Black: Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes wrong on racist mascot (March 6, 2017)
Endorsing the El Reno Indian Spirit Charter Indian mascot sends the wrong message.
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' (February 23, 2017)
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 (February 20, 2017)
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 (February 20, 2017)
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 (February 10, 2017)
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 (February 10, 2017)
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 (February 3, 2017)
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 (February 1, 2017)
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 (January 25, 2017)
'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 (January 23, 2017)
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 (January 19, 2017)
'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 (January 10, 2017)
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 (January 6, 2017)
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 (January 4, 2017)
'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 (December 22, 2016)
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 (December 12, 2016)
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 (December 12, 2016)
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 (December 9, 2016)
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 (December 1, 2016)
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 (November 30, 2016)
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 (November 30, 2016)
'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 (November 29, 2016)
'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 (November 29, 2016)
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 (November 29, 2016)
'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 (November 28, 2016)
'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 (November 16, 2016)
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 (November 15, 2016)
'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 (November 14, 2016)
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 (November 11, 2016)
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 (November 11, 2016)
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 (November 11, 2016)
'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 (November 9, 2016)
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 (November 7, 2016)
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 (November 3, 2016)
'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 (November 1, 2016)
'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 (October 31, 2016)
'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 (October 31, 2016)
'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 (October 24, 2016)
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? (October 21, 2016)
'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 (October 19, 2016)
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 (October 18, 2016)
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 (October 18, 2016)
'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 (October 17, 2016)
'In order for us to do well, we need to have a Democratic President in the White House.'

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