Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation makes strides in health care system (February 21, 2018)
Cherokee Nation Health Services offers our citizens some of the best care available in Indian Country.
Graham Lee Brewer: Native man's death opens old wounds in Canada (February 21, 2018)
Why the shooting of a Canadian Cree man has so many people angry.
YES! Magazine: Let's learn from states where gun violence has fallen (February 21, 2018)
To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.
Matika Wilbur: A modern world doesn't erase indigenous intelligence (February 20, 2018)
In over 80 nations, oppressive domination has been dismantled.
Frank LaMere: Native people are still fighting for our own rights (February 12, 2018)
It seems like it is always the Indians versus their neighbors or my Winnebago people versus the whole world.
Denise Juneau: The Bureau of Indian Education is failing our people (February 9, 2018)
The federal government has a history of failure when it comes to Native students.
Arne Vainio: I was in the middle of a dream when I got the call... (February 9, 2018)
I was in the middle of a dream and I was walking behind an elder through tall trees.
The Conversation: Sorry but 'Chief Wahoo' isn't going anywhere soon (February 8, 2018)
While many scholars are quick to note a Native mascot’s racist and colonial underpinnings, not enough attention is given to the fans and defenders’ attachment to these symbols.
Mark Trahant: Stop Disenrollment campaign returns for third year (February 7, 2018)
Great nations don’t kick out their relations.
Vi Waln: Lakota people are still subject to poverty porn by media (February 5, 2018)
When wasicu reporters try to write authentic Lakota news reports, the result is often poverty porn.
Tim Giago: Boarding school trauma still haunts Indian Country (February 5, 2018)
Over the past 125 years, Indian people have been used for many social, educational and welfare experiments in the United States.
James Giago Davies: Let's keep an open mind about other cultures (February 2, 2018)
Iyeska Journal has a different perspective, neither Lakota or Wasicu, and getting readers to understand what that means, and accept that an Iyeska perspective matters, has been a challenge.
Jefferson Keel and Ernie Stevens: A moral obligation to help tribes restore homelands (February 1, 2018)
The Department of the Interior has embarked upon changes to Federal Indian policy that could negatively impact our tribal nations for generations to come.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Education must emphasize our cultural identity (February 1, 2018)
Colonialism explains the endless adversity under which we have struggled, even as we enter the 21st century.
Mark Trahant: Eleven disturbing words from the State of the Union (February 1, 2018)
The danger to our democracy is not the electoral college. Not gerrymandering. It’s a power imbalance that is old and structural.
Jeffrey Whalen: Leaders of Oglala Sioux Tribe overspend travel funds (January 31, 2018)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe's treasurer’s report has for the most part been a closely guarded secret that only gets presented to council members each month.
Kevin Washburn: A 'victory' as tribes in Virginia secure federal recognition (January 31, 2018)
Three years ago, no federally-recognized tribes existed in Virginia, one of the thirteen original American states.
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation works to preserve our language (January 30, 2018)
Preserving the Cherokee language is preserving Cherokee identity, as the heritage and traditions of the tribe are rooted in our language.
Mark Charles: No congratulations for the racism of 'Chief Wahoo' (January 30, 2018)
Native mascots in sports are dehumanizing caricatures rooted in our nation’s racist history, mascots for the lie of white supremacy.
Annie Belcourt: The hidden health inequalities facing Native Americans (January 29, 2018)
Compared to the average US citizen, American Indians and Alaskan Natives live shorter lives and are at greater risk for a number of health problems.
Mark Trahant: Indian Country needs more stories like 'Sovereignty' play (January 29, 2018)
Indian Country needs a canon of stories. A collection of memory that every child knows growing up.
Suzan Shown Harjo: 'Hostiles' film depicts Native people as humans (January 29, 2018)
People need to see Hostiles because it is a demarcation point in the evolution of the western.
James Giago Davies: That struggle to remember what to remember (January 26, 2018)
My main worry right now is I will write this same column, six months from now, forgetting I wrote this column.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Sometimes it's good to air out our dirty laundry (January 25, 2018)
We must come together as only a group of decent humans can and build a path that leads to freedom and contentment for our grandchildren.
Tim Giago: Indian Country loses one of its greatest in Harriett Skye (January 25, 2018)
Dr. Harriett Skye, a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, was a groundbreaker for many in Indian Country.
YES! Magazine: Making your voice heard in the era of President Trump (January 24, 2018)
Donald Trump’s power is limited. Here’s how people can use their own power to support or oppose his actions.
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe has no business running a business (January 24, 2018)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe does not now and probably never will know how to operate a business.
Jason Small: The digital divide grows day by day on our reservations (January 23, 2018)
Closing the digital divide is one of the most important challenges facing Indian Country today.
Mark Trahant: Indian Country will be hit hard by government shutdown (January 22, 2018)
Of course Indian Country (and the economy) will be hit hard if this shutdown lasts very long.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: A call for Lakota warriors at bison roundup in South Dakota (January 22, 2018)
Are there any Lakota warriors out there who can still ride horses?
Tim Giago: Another anniversary of Wounded Knee takeover approaches (January 22, 2018)
There is still a lot of injustice in Indian Country and the American Indian Movement can still be a leader in the fight.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Making the tribal constitution work for our people (January 19, 2018)
Educating our youth can only provide them with their much needed sense of identity and thus the wherewithal to return to the old Oceti Sakowin system of government.
Victor Swallow: All the Lakota women that I knew loved their children (January 18, 2018)
I am older now, tired and worn out and many times I think back to simpler times when Lakota had family values, cared for their young and took care of their elders.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk people must take action on marijuana (January 17, 2018)
Who was Harry Anslinger and how did he come to have a deep effect on the Mohawks of Akwesasne?
Mark Trahant: Battle over the budget grows as deficit spending explodes (January 17, 2018)
The first year of the Trump era has been challenging.
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