Dorgan cites 'major breakthrough' on Indian health (December 21, 2009)
Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, announced a "major breakthrough" today on the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Dorgan said S.1790, a bill...
Melvin Martin: Tiger's philandering and Indian Country (December 21, 2009)
Last week several of the people who regularly respond to my op-eds here at Indianz.com brought this disturbing tirade by one of Tiger Woods "alleged" mistresses, Jaimee Grubbs, to my...
Charles Trimble: Santa in the age of climate change (December 21, 2009)
I would first ask my readers, especially those who are serious about global warming, to know that I am not making fun of their hero, Al Gore. After all, using...
Mark Trahant: IHCIA now a part of Senate health bill (December 21, 2009)
"Early Monday morning the Senate moved health care insurance reform one step closer to becoming law. But the steps ahead, in political terms, must be perfect. But I don’t want...
Letters: A good settlement to Indian trust fund case (December 21, 2009)
Stephen C. Torbit: "By settling an old, contentious lawsuit this week, Interior Secretary Salazar righted an important wrong and proved the federal government takes its responsibility to American Indians seriously....
Peter d'Errico: Lessons learned from US colonization (December 21, 2009)
"U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has several times discussed the long history of Afghanistan, referring to the many failed efforts by imperial powers to conquer it. The “tribal” organization...
Opinion: Investigation needed at Haskell University (December 21, 2009)
"It appears the time has come for a deep, thorough investigation of what is going on at Haskell Indian Nations University. Haskell is a unique and important university, and it...
Editorial: Left in the dark about Native Hawaiian bill (December 21, 2009)
"Sen. Daniel Akaka surprised observers of the Hawaiian sovereignty bill bearing his name by injecting controversial changes that drew opposition from Gov. Linda Lingle, a longtime supporter of the bill....
Tim Giago: Poem still inspirational after many years (December 21, 2009)
One of the poems that gave me strength over these many years has become the title of a movie by Clint Eastwood. Starring Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela, the movie...
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