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Navajo Code Talkers participate in presidential inaugural paradeFiled Under: National
Navajo Code Talkers participate in presidential inaugural parade (01/13)
Veterans from the Navajo Nation will help usher in new leadership in Washington, D.C.
American Indian Society returns with 13th inaugural celebrationFiled Under: National | Politics
American Indian Society returns with 13th inaugural celebration (01/09)
Indian Country is finding plenty of ways to celebrate as the nation transitions to new leadership.
New chef brings Native perspective to popular Smithsonian eateryFiled Under: National
New chef brings Native perspective to popular Smithsonian eatery (01/02)
Freddie Bitsoie, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is the first Native executive chief at the Mitsitam Café.
Sarah van Gelder: Why veterans asked for forgiveness at Standing RockFiled Under: National
Sarah van Gelder: Why veterans asked for forgiveness at Standing Rock (12/21)
Perhaps 4,000 veterans joining thousands of Native water protectors and their allies was just too much.
Steven Newcomb: Veterans beg for forgiveness at Standing RockFiled Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Veterans beg for forgiveness at Standing Rock (12/19)
'Images of U.S. military Veterans braving blizzard conditions to stand in solidarity with Standing Rock in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline are powerful.'
Delphine Red Shirt: Veterans show solidarity with Standing RockFiled Under: Opinion
Delphine Red Shirt: Veterans show solidarity with Standing Rock (12/15)
Seeing the veterans arrive this cold December, to be a human shield for the water protectors is a true act of courage.
Denver American Horse: Native veterans travel far for health careFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Native veterans travel far for health care (12/12)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Maybe we can learn from our tragic historyFiled Under: Opinion
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Maybe we can learn from our tragic history (12/09)
The Sioux Nation is in a war for its very survival and no one knows more than our war veterans what it means to make a decision to fight or make peace with enemies.
Common Dreams: Veterans ask for forgiveness at Standing RockFiled Under: National
Common Dreams: Veterans ask for forgiveness at Standing Rock (12/07)
Native American tribal leaders conducted a forgiveness ceremony with U.S. veterans on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.
Democracy Now: Thousands of veterans deploy to Standing RockFiled Under: National
Democracy Now: Thousands of veterans deploy to Standing Rock (12/05)
The announcement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it would deny a permit to Energy Party Transfers to drill under the Missouri River came as thousands of Native and non-Native military veterans descended on Standing Rock.
Indian Country cheers historic decision on Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Business | Environment | Law | National | Politics
Indian Country cheers historic decision on Dakota Access Pipeline (12/05)
The battle is far from over but a long-standing request to examine the impacts of the controversial project is now on the table thanks to the Obama administration.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe calls for safety as veterans head to #NoDAPL campFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe calls for safety as veterans head to #NoDAPL camp (12/01)
With their determination to act as human shields, the Veterans Stand For Standing Rock are re-focusing attention on the brutalities suffered at the hands of the state of North Dakota.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Veterans at Standing Rock for the good fightFiled Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Veterans at Standing Rock for the good fight (12/01)
Upon hearing the news of a 'deployment' of military veterans to Standing Rock for December 4-7, 2016, my mind jumped back to 1968.
Large veterans group heads to #NoDAPL frontline in North DakotaFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Large veterans group heads to #NoDAPL frontline in North Dakota (11/30)
Loreal Black Shawl, a veteran who is Oglala Sioux and Northern Arapaho, is serving as the spokesperson of the mission.
Dana Lone Hill: A big 'wopila' to all the #NoDAPL water protectorsFiled Under: Opinion
Dana Lone Hill: A big 'wopila' to all the #NoDAPL water protectors (11/30)
The water protectors went to help their brothers and sisters at Standing Rock to fight for water and the sacred land that is being desecrated by big oil companies.
Denver American Horse: A change to Lakota language columnFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: A change to Lakota language column (11/23)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, will still be writing in the Lakota language but is announcing a change in focus.
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge school honors tribal veteransFiled Under: National
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge school honors tribal veterans (11/18)
Marine Corps veterans Tom and Chuck Conroy set out to make Veteran’s Day special not only for the veterans assembled at Pine Ridge High School in South Dakota.
All Native veteran honor flight from Nevada arrives in WashingtonFiled Under: National
All Native veteran honor flight from Nevada arrives in Washington (11/11)
The 45 veterans are paying tribute to their fellow service members during a busy weekend in the nation's capital.
Navajo Nation mourns passing of Code Talker George Paul JamesFiled Under: National
Navajo Nation mourns passing of Code Talker George Paul James (11/10)
George Paul James was only 17 years old when he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (11/08)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (11/01)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala veteran shot and killed by policeFiled Under: Law | National
Native Sun News Today: Oglala veteran shot and killed by police (10/20)
A high speed chase by Las Vegas, Nevada, police ended in the shooting death of 50-year-old Rex Vance Wilson, an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Tribe.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (10/07)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Congress goes on break again after failing to pass spending billsFiled Under: National | Politics
Congress goes on break again after failing to pass spending bills (09/29)
Lawmakers again failed to approve funding for Indian Country programs but averted a shutdown of the federal government.
Lakota Country Times: Clinic for Native veterans in South Dakota shut downFiled Under: Health | National
Lakota Country Times: Clinic for Native veterans in South Dakota shut down (09/27)
Some Native veterans will be forced to take a long journey once health care services supported by the Veterans Administration on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation come to an end on October 1.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (09/20)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
House panel sets markup on Pechanga Band and Alaska Native billsFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
House panel sets markup on Pechanga Band and Alaska Native bills (09/19)
Allotments for Alaska Native veterans, water rights for the Pechanga Band and the controversial Utah Public Lands are on the agenda.
Tim Giago: Pine Ridge soldier served in America's 'Forgotten War'Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Pine Ridge soldier served in America's 'Forgotten War' (09/19)
This column is dedicated to those Korean veterans who fought and survived the 'Forgotten War.'
Terri Miles: An 'information point' at the #NoDAPL encampmentFiled Under: Opinion
Terri Miles: An 'information point' at the #NoDAPL encampment (09/19)
'The need for reinforcements is based on lots of rumors, or statements to law enforcement, about shady characters taking pictures and wearing masks.'
Cherokee Nation sends six veterans on third annual Warrior Flight to DCFiled Under: National
Cherokee Nation sends six veterans on third annual Warrior Flight to DC (09/12)
Two veterans from World War II and four from the Korean War will visit memorials and monuments in the nation's capital.
Tribal leaders file lawsuit for satellite polling locations in NevadaFiled Under: Law | Politics
Tribal leaders file lawsuit for satellite polling locations in Nevada (09/08)
Walker River Paiute Chairman Bobby Sanchez, Pyramid Lake Paiute Chairman Vinton Hawley and three veterans are seeking equal access to the polls.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (09/08)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (09/02)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (08/29)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala veteran pushed for Black Elk PeakFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Lakota Country Times: Oglala veteran pushed for Black Elk Peak (08/26)
Lakota elder Basil Brave Heart remains positive and pragmatic about the situation.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (08/03)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Award-winning Ojibwe writer Jim Northrup passes away at age 73Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Award-winning Ojibwe writer Jim Northrup passes away at age 73 (08/02)
Jim Northrup was a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.
John McCain denounces Donald Trump but won't withdraw supportFiled Under: National | Politics
John McCain denounces Donald Trump but won't withdraw support (08/01)
Controversy has erupted over the Republican presidential nominees comments about an Iraqi war hero and his family.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (07/29)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
NMAI seeks input from tribes about veterans memorial in DCFiled Under: National
NMAI seeks input from tribes about veterans memorial in DC (07/22)
Construction is expected to begin in the fall of 2018 and the memorial could be completed in time for Veterans Day in 2020.
Soldiers from Passamaquoddy Tribe finally recognized for service in World War IFiled Under: National
Soldiers from Passamaquoddy Tribe finally recognized for service in World War I (07/19)
The families of tribal members who were wounded or died during the war were presented with medals and eagle feathers.
Gun Lake Tribe hosts 2nd annual Sweet Grass Moon Powwow in JulyFiled Under: Politics
Gun Lake Tribe hosts 2nd annual Sweet Grass Moon Powwow in July (06/24)
The July 9-10 event features a sunrise ceremony, a sobriety walk, a golf tournament, drum and dance competitions and an honoring for veterans.
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony hosts Department of Veterans AffairsFiled Under: Health | National
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony hosts Department of Veterans Affairs (06/21)
Participants will be able to speak with VA officials and learn about home loans, the GI Bill and other services for veterans.
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony dancers to perform for National GuardFiled Under: National
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony dancers to perform for National Guard (06/09)
Chairman Arlan Melendez said the tribe's participation in the Diversity Day highlights his people's long military tradition.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves two bills at meetingFiled Under: Business | Health | National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves two bills at meeting (06/09)
An Indian veterans health bill and an economic development bill for two New Mexico tribes can now be considered by the full Senate.
Native Sun News: Memorial Day ceremony honors tribal veteransFiled Under: National
Native Sun News: Memorial Day ceremony honors tribal veterans (06/09)
Sponsored by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, the Native American Veterans honoring services at the Black Hills National Cemetery continued despite wind and rain in South Dakota.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers two bills at meetingFiled Under: Business | Health | Opinion
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers two bills at meeting (06/06)
The committee will take up S.2916, a bill to address leasing issues for two New Mexico tribes, and S.2417, the Tribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act.
Charles Trimble: Thanking Lakota veterans for sharing their storiesFiled Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: Thanking Lakota veterans for sharing their stories (06/06)
I dislike people who pose as Indian spiritualists as a means to gaining personal acceptance and trust, as well as for political advantage and even financial gain.
Last surviving Mohawk Code Talker receives Congressional medalFiled Under: National
Last surviving Mohawk Code Talker receives Congressional medal (06/03)
Louis Levi Oakes, 94, used the Mohawk language to transmit unbreakable codes during World War II.
Jim Kent: Counting the ways we did our Vietnam veterans wrongFiled Under: Opinion
Jim Kent: Counting the ways we did our Vietnam veterans wrong (06/02)
For those given their 'Welcome Home' and lapel pins this year, it’s actually the 61st anniversary of the Vietnam War.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala elder honored for service in WWIIFiled Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Oglala elder honored for service in WWII (06/01)
Mention World War Two military pilots and the image of tough, daring men in leather jackets and goggles may come to mind.
Native-African man undergoes surgery again after racial attackFiled Under: Law | National
Native-African man undergoes surgery again after racial attack (05/17)
Clayton Denny (Chippewa Cree) is recovering in Montana after suffering serious injuries in a race-related incident in neighboring Wyoming.
Native-African man beaten in race-related incident in WyomingFiled Under: Law | National
Native-African man beaten in race-related incident in Wyoming (05/16)
Clayton Denny, a 25-year-old veterans of the U.S. Marines, was attacked by two men but Wyoming does not have a hate crimes statute.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe debuts veterans housingFiled Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe debuts veterans housing (05/10)
The South Dakota tribe is participating in the new Veterans Affairs Support Housing program.
Doreen Wonda Johnson: National Code Talker Museum needed in D.C.Filed Under: Opinion
Doreen Wonda Johnson: National Code Talker Museum needed in D.C. (05/10)
Our freedom is the direct result of the sacrifices of our Navajo Code Talkers during the Second World War.
Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on two billsFiled Under: Education | Health | Politics
Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on two bills (05/09)
Lawmakers will take testimony on a bill to help Native veterans with health care services and another to update data used for the Johnson-O'Malley education program.
Puyallup Tribe welcomes World War II veteran home after 75 yearsFiled Under: National
Puyallup Tribe welcomes World War II veteran home after 75 years (05/09)
Leonard R. Farron left home in 1942 to serve in World War II. He finally came back last week.
Andre Cramblit: Taking care of the woman who keeps us togetherFiled Under: Opinion
Andre Cramblit: Taking care of the woman who keeps us together (05/09)
My Mom has always been the backbone of our family.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules meeting and hearingFiled Under: Education | Environment | Health | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules meeting and hearing (05/05)
Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting while the hearing will focus on a veterans health and the Johnson O’Malley program.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe assists veterans with housingFiled Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe assists veterans with housing (05/04)
For many veterans on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation it is quite difficult finding services designed to help them reintegrate into society.

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