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Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: Being mixed-race Indian and being proud of it (07/29)
As many who have read my columns over the years know, I am a so-called Iyeska – a mixed-blood product of a Lakota mother and white father.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: The hypocrisy of race and Cherokee citizenship (07/28)
One of the whitest Indian nations by blood is now litigating to expel its black citizens, many of whom have more Cherokee blood than the white citizens so eager to see them expelled.

Filed Under: Opinion
Terese Marie Mailhot: I was raised to be angry at White women (07/28)
Yes, white women have it easier, but they’re not the problem.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Race remains an issue for police in Rapid City (07/27)
Much of the tension that exists between law enforcement and minority communities is based in the truth that the laws that are enforced in minority communities are not only different but also enforced differently.

Filed Under: Law | National
Lakota Country Times: Police aim to improve race relations (07/24)
Fixing race relations in western South Dakota is a monumental task.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Mixed-race Indians shamed over blood (07/24)
I am not less Indian than an Indian because I have Wasicu blood, and I am not less Wasicu than a Wasicu because I have Indian blood.

Filed Under: Opinion
George Abeyta: Stallone Trosper taken from us in act of hate (07/24)
We, the family of Stallone Trosper, write from a place of terrible grief and sadness.

Filed Under: Law | National
Officials back Northern Arapaho Tribe on hate crime charges (07/23)
Stallone Trosper was shot and killed by a non-Indian assailant while James Goggles remains in critical condition in Wyoming.

Filed Under: Law | National
Northern Arapaho Tribe calls shooting of men a hate crime (07/22)
Stallone Trosper, 29, was killed after being shot in the head. A second tribal member, James Goggles, remains hospitalized in serious condition.

Filed Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Community gathers to discuss race (07/22)
Conversations about race can at times be uncomfortable. One group in Rapid City is working to remove the stigma by bringing all races together for a healthy conversation on the topic.

Filed Under: Law | National
Two men from Northern Arapaho Tribe shot while sleeping (07/21)
A non-Indian man has told authorities that he intentionally went looking for homeless people in order to kill them.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Rapid City police choose cultural advisor (07/21)
The commitment of the Rapid City Police to work towards a positive future in race relations in a city historically known for being racially divided was evident last week when Chief Karl Jegeris announced a new position within the department.

Filed Under: Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Confederate flag brings back racial trauma (07/20)
The Confederate flag quickly became the symbol of white privilege and segregation, the oppression of Black people and the fight by Southern states to preserve slavery.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ellen Guttillo Whitehouse: I was duped by Andrea Smith too (07/20)
Andrea Smith and her sister, Justine Smith are NOT Cherokee.

Filed Under: Opinion
T. Lulani Arquette: Racism is rearing its ugly head all over again (07/16)
It seems like we have come full circle since the 1960’s and that history is indeed repeating itself.

Filed Under: Opinion
Micah Armstrong: Patriotism is largest and most dangerous cult (07/16)
America, no matter what you believe, was not founded upon freedom or morality.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Half-year marked by race-related incidents (07/15)
Native Sun News will continue to stay in the forefront of news reporting covering race relations throughout the rest of the year.

Filed Under: Opinion
Twila Barnes: Cherokee tribes do not claim fraudulent academic (07/14)
None of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes claim her, therefore she isn't Cherokee, period.

Filed Under: Opinion
Terese Marie Mailhot: Everyone should be upset about Native frauds (07/13)
Andrea Smith doesn’t know the struggle. She invented her own.

Filed Under: Opinion
David Cornsilk: Clearing up misconceptions about Cherokee ancestry (07/13)
In the 1990s, Andrea Smith sought me out as a Cherokee genealogist, on two separate occasions, to see if she had any connections

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