Native Sun News: White buffalo calf attracts national attention (June 20, 2011)
The following story was written and reported by Ernestine Chasing Hawk. All content © Native Sun News. The birth of the male calf on May 12, amidst a powerful thunderstorm on the ranch of Arby Little Soldier who is of...
Quapaw Tribe tries to opt out of Cobell trust fund settlement (June 20, 2011)
The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma made a last-minute attempt to opt out of the $3.4 billion Indian trust fund settlement on behalf of its 1,065 members. The tribe met an April 20 deadline to file objections to the settlement. But...
Schedule for fairness hearing for Cobell trust fund settlement (June 20, 2011)
Judge Thomas F. Hogan will hold the fairness hearing for the $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit today. Hogan will determine whether the $3.4 billion settlement is fair. The deal provides $1.5 billion in direct payments to...
Column: Holding on to 'Fighting Sioux' will hurt North Dakota (June 20, 2011)
"Debate about UND’s use of the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo has been going on for many years and not many minds have changed. It’s time to reframe the argument. Whatever your position on the issue, it must now be...
Max Baucus: Tribal 'heroes' took action on flooding in Montana (June 20, 2011)
"Our great state has faced severe and unrelenting flooding for the past several weeks. As water levels rise, Montanans across the state are stepping up to help. This is the essence of what it means to be a Montanan —...
Column: Strong woman leads the Muscogee Nation of Florida (June 20, 2011)
"The Muscogee Nation of Florida is a tiny aboriginal people of the Americas who seek to hold to their heritage while surviving the culture around them. The Muscogee are led by an indomitable woman named Ann Denson Tucker. Tucker directs...
Charles Trimble: Words to the Indian graduating class of 2011 (June 20, 2011)
My words to the Native American graduating classes of 2011: There is an old saying attributed to an American Indian holy man: “What is past and cannot be prevented should not be grieved for.” I read that on a beautiful...
Vi Waln: An appreciation for all the fathers in Indian Country (June 20, 2011)
I am a bit late in wishing all of Indian Country a Happy Father’s Day. Every year, the third Sunday in June is designated as Father’s Day. I hope those dads who are still part of their children’s lives enjoyed...
Opinion: State can balance Alaska Native rights, development (June 20, 2011)
"The State of Alaska doesn't need to end its role in coastal zone management, but all parties will benefit if it will substantively change and limit that role, and acknowledge the primary right of Alaska's rural people and communities to...
Opinion: Navajo Nation operates best unknown park in the US (June 20, 2011)
"On the floor of Canyon de Chelly, what pops up in three dimensions of desert light are the remains of 900-year-old stone apartments, the graveyard of peach trees cut down by Kit Carson’s Indian killers, and sandstone walls that...
Editorial: Osage Nation puts up brick wall to wind farm projects (June 20, 2011)
"An effort by two out-of-state companies to build wind farms in Osage County has officially run into a brick wall. It comes in the form of a challenge this week by the Osage Nation, which says the proposed farms could...
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