Indian panhandlers a concern for some in Rapid City (May 18, 2009)
Some Indians in Rapid City, South Dakota, say they are worried about panhandlers and public intoxication among fellow tribal members. The police department doesn't keep statistics on the race of...
Alaska Native family sues BIA over oil development (May 18, 2009)
An Inupiat Eskimo family is claiming up to $200 million in damages, saying the Bureau of Indian Affairs failed to monitor oil development on an allotment on Alaska's North Slope....
Local officials concerned about Tohono O'odham jail (May 18, 2009)
Officials in Pima County, Arizona, sent a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs , raising concerns about a proposed jail on the Tohono O'odham Nation. The officials say the...
Editorial: Retiring 'Fighting Sioux' the right move (May 18, 2009)
"The clincher in the North Dakota Board of Higher Education’s ruling to retire the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux logo was binding two American Indian tribes to a...
Editorial: Climate change a job for Congress, not DOI (May 18, 2009)
"When Interior Secretary Ken Salazar ruffled more than a few feathers this month when he let stand a Bush administration decision to prohibit the use of the Endangered Species Act...
Tim Giago: Small victories in battle against mascots (May 18, 2009)
Twenty nine years ago I wrote my first column about high school, college and professional sports teams using Native Americans as mascots for their fun and games. I wrongfully...
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