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Rep. Tom Cole: America can continue to rely on our many allies
Rep. Tom Cole: America can continue to rely on our many allies (April 29, 2019)

NATO remains a vital component to defending freedom and ultimately ensuring a safer and more peaceful world.


Leland McGee: Reflecting on that unforgettable day in September 2001
Leland McGee: Reflecting on that unforgettable day in September 2001 (September 11, 2018)

It was seventeen years ago, but I remember that day as if it were yesterday.


Department of Justice opens civil rights investigation into Charlottesville death
Department of Justice opens civil rights investigation into Charlottesville death (August 14, 2017)

Federal authorities have opened a 'civil rights investigation' into the death of a woman at a White supremacist rally as President Donald Trump continues to face questions about his handling of the incident.


Zenobia Jeffries: Media must be honest about planned race riot in Charlottesville
Zenobia Jeffries: Media must be honest about planned race riot in Charlottesville (August 14, 2017)

Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are?


Dakota Access trying to keep oil spill documents from tribes and public
Dakota Access trying to keep oil spill documents from tribes and public (March 2, 2017)

The wealthy backers of the controversial pipeline don't want the public to see documents related to oil spills.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Donald Trump and his campaign of hatred
Doug George-Kanentiio: Donald Trump and his campaign of hatred (July 25, 2016)

The Republican convention in which Donald Trump was nominated as the party's candidate for president was remarkable for its anger, its animosity and outright hatred directed towards Hillary Clinton


Steve Russell: Donald Trump advisor accuses tribes of terror plot
Steve Russell: Donald Trump advisor accuses tribes of terror plot (April 28, 2016)

One of Donald Trump’s five principal foreign policy advisors was counsel in a lawsuit to prevent the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes from taking over a dam on tribal land, formerly known as Kerr Dam and now called Salish-Kootenai Dam.


Steve Russell: So many myths behind America's long string of wars
Steve Russell: So many myths behind America's long string of wars (April 25, 2016)

Indians are human beings and the Noble Savage is as mythical as the subhuman cannibals the colonists made up to justify theft and rape and murder.


Tim Giago: Terror stalks Native people for more than 500 years
Tim Giago: Terror stalks Native people for more than 500 years (March 31, 2016)

Living in a world of violence and terrorism brings reflections of the 500 year assault upon the Indian people of the Americas and it is something all Americans should read about.


Mark Trahant: Native candidate takes a big stand on gun violence
Mark Trahant: Native candidate takes a big stand on gun violence (December 7, 2015)

Yes, terrorism is a problem. And It’s frightening. But it’s hardly the most important (or deadly) one that this nation faces.


Native Sun News Editorial: 'Crusaders' is a dirty word to Islam
Native Sun News Editorial: 'Crusaders' is a dirty word to Islam (December 2, 2015)

In the 1950s a contest was held at Holy Rosary Mission on the Pine Ridge Reservation to pick a mascot for the sports teams.


Steve Russell: Terrorist group views Native people as pagans
Steve Russell: Terrorist group views Native people as pagans (December 2, 2015)

The Caliphate recognizes no borders except the one between itself and the rest of the world. They are on a literal mission from God to rule the world.


Steve Russell: The real origins of the world's terrorism crisis
Steve Russell: The real origins of the world's terrorism crisis (November 25, 2015)

The petrodollar arrangement requires Washington’s hypocrisy regarding human rights and Saudi hypocrisy in choosing comfort over the expansion of Islam.


Steve Russell: Just ask Indian people about wars over religion
Steve Russell: Just ask Indian people about wars over religion (November 23, 2015)

Religion can be perverted to justify terrible things, but American Indians know that.


Gyasi Ross: America seems comfortable with deaths of Natives
Gyasi Ross: America seems comfortable with deaths of Natives (November 18, 2015)

In the days since the horrible terrorist attacks in Paris, there has been a mix of reactions.


Steve Russell: Fear influences our freedom after September 11
Steve Russell: Fear influences our freedom after September 11 (September 22, 2015)

Even if the tragedy on September 11, 2001 was not a conspiracy to arrogate more power to the federal government, it has still enabled exactly that.


Steve Russell: Twisting the truth about September 11 attacks
Steve Russell: Twisting the truth about September 11 attacks (September 17, 2015)

Even those who haven’t done the math know instinctively that the success of a conspiracy involving silence is directly related to how many human beings are involved.


Gyasi Ross: A Native take on the anniversary of September 11
Gyasi Ross: A Native take on the anniversary of September 11 (September 11, 2015)

It was undoubtedly a tragedy. But September 11th wasn’t a surprise, at least not for Native people and many people of color.


Brit Bennett: Terrorism's roots reach deep into White America
Brit Bennett: Terrorism's roots reach deep into White America (June 22, 2015)

Media outlets have been reluctant to classify the Charleston shooting as terrorism, despite how eerily it echoes our country’s history of terrorism.


Boyd Cothran: Torture justified by treatment of Indian prisoners
Boyd Cothran: Torture justified by treatment of Indian prisoners (December 17, 2014)

Professor Boyd Cothran discusses how the treatment of Modoc prisoners of war in the 1800s was used by the Bush administration's policy on torture.


Peter d'Errico: Origins of intelligence and counterterrorism
Peter d'Errico: Origins of intelligence and counterterrorism (June 17, 2013)

Peter d'Errico on the origins of government spying: The U.S. acknowledgment of massive Internet and telephone spying operations is a surprise only to those who do not remember history. The...


Charles Kader: Traditional tribal groups labeled as  terrorists
Charles Kader: Traditional tribal groups labeled as terrorists (March 29, 2013)

Charles Kader on traditional Indian believers being labeled as terrorists: The labeling vogue of past generations was often to term both traditional and religious groups in Indian country as offbeat,...


Steven Newcomb: 'Normalcy' in U.S. looking like totalitarianism
Steven Newcomb: 'Normalcy' in U.S. looking like totalitarianism (July 19, 2012)

"In a previous column on this topic, I pointed to various historical illustrations of plans by agents of the U.S. government, by means of ‘the Indian system,’ to destroy Indian...


Steven Newcomb: Anti-terror law threatens indigenous rights
Steven Newcomb: Anti-terror law threatens indigenous rights (May 1, 2012)

"We have been told that a fight against “terrorism” is the reason why the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was passed by Congress, and signed by President Obama on December...


Steven Newcomb: President Obama undermines   Constitution
Steven Newcomb: President Obama undermines Constitution (January 9, 2012)

"On December 31, 2011, President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2012. By doing so, he thereby placed his imprimatur as President of the United States...


Ruth Hopkins: New law turns Americans into the new Indians
Ruth Hopkins: New law turns Americans into the new Indians (January 9, 2012)

"On New Years Eve, President Obama signed The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. Essentially the law does what previous NDAA incarnations have- it provides funding for the U.S....


Tim Giago: Remembering 9/11 -- the day that lives in infamy
Tim Giago: Remembering 9/11 -- the day that lives in infamy (September 9, 2011)

The following column by Tim Giago appears in the current issue of the Native Sun News. Like so many others, I was glued to the television news channels trying to...


Tim Giago: Native Americans endure 500 years  of terrorism
Tim Giago: Native Americans endure 500 years of terrorism (May 16, 2011)

After the death of Osama bin Laden a column I wrote on September 11, 2006 seems to be an appropriate column for this time and place. Living in a world...


Seminole Tribe 'offended' by military comparison to terrorists
Seminole Tribe 'offended' by military comparison to terrorists (March 24, 2011)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida will ask the Department of Defense to withdraw portions of a brief that compared Seminole ancestors to the terrorist group al-Qaeda. The comparison showed up...