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Native Sun News Today Editorial: It's a new era for Indian Country Native Sun News Today Editorial: It's a new era for Indian Country (01/20)
It looks like we the Indian people may be in for some major adjustments to our way of life under the new president Donald Trump.
Vi Waln: Let's kick our smoking and tobacco habits in Indian Country Vi Waln: Let's kick our smoking and tobacco habits in Indian Country (01/19)
Contrary to what you may believe, commercial tobacco is not ceremonial.
Mark Charles: Decoding Donald Trump's vision to 'Make America Great Again' Mark Charles: Decoding Donald Trump's vision to 'Make America Great Again' (01/19)
We must remember, comparatively and historically, our country’s greatness is rooted in colonialism.
Terese Mailhot: Native women care what happens to all our sisters Terese Mailhot: Native women care what happens to all our sisters (01/19)
'Collectively, we need to defend ourselves from people like you, who degrade our identities, politics, theories and criticisms.'
Brandon Ecoffey: Be safe and be prepared as winter hits the Great Plains Brandon Ecoffey: Be safe and be prepared as winter hits the Great Plains (01/18)
Although many of us are used to navigating the roads during this time of year it is always helpful to remember to prepare for the worst.
Steve Russell: Resolutions for tribal leaders and even Donald Trump Steve Russell: Resolutions for tribal leaders and even Donald Trump (01/17)
Did you make any New Year's resolutions? Are you following them?
Gyasi Ross: Let's divest from DAPL and support Native-owned banks Gyasi Ross: Let's divest from DAPL and support Native-owned banks (01/17)
'We can’t just stash our cash under a pile of Pendleton and Pendleton-ish blankets, can we?'
Delphine Red Shirt: Tournament is a testament to our talented Native youth Delphine Red Shirt: Tournament is a testament to our talented Native youth (01/17)
Most Native American students today embrace two worlds whether they know it or not.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: News for ranchers in the new year Native Sun News Today Editorial: News for ranchers in the new year (01/17)
There are few left alive that can remember when most reservation residents of Pine Ridge and the other South Dakota reservations lived on their own allotments
Tim Giago: Discovering a love for food at an Indian boarding school Tim Giago: Discovering a love for food at an Indian boarding school (01/17)
I was almost six years old when I was deposited at the Holy Rosary Indian Mission on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Jeffrey Ostler and Nick Estes: Treaties and the Dakota Access Pipeline Jeffrey Ostler and Nick Estes: Treaties and the Dakota Access Pipeline (01/17)
'Are we to blame Standing Rock for asking the U.S. to obey its own Constitution?'
Mark Trahant: Congress moves forward with repeal of Obamacare Mark Trahant: Congress moves forward with repeal of Obamacare (01/16)
Congress has voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Kinda, sorta.
James Giago Davies: The real power to defeat the Wasicu pipeline James Giago Davies: The real power to defeat the Wasicu pipeline (01/16)
There is a pipe, it is not a black snake, and no magical, mystical, spiritual insight predicted it would be here.
Peter d'Errico: New book connects Native America with Palestine Peter d'Errico: New book connects Native America with Palestine (01/16)
'Book goes to the historical and political roots of international colonialism.'
Tiffany Midge: Hollywood needs to stop stereotyping Native people Tiffany Midge: Hollywood needs to stop stereotyping Native people (01/16)
'Native American actors deserve better Hollywood, and so do the legions of movie-goers.'
Steven Newcomb: It's been 130 years of taking indigenous lands Steven Newcomb: It's been 130 years of taking indigenous lands (01/13)
'Time will tell how the Trump administration decides to deal with U.S.-Indian affairs and Native nations.'
Terese Mailhot: Paying tribute to my brother and my protector Guy Terese Mailhot: Paying tribute to my brother and my protector Guy (01/13)
'When Guy ran away my Dad had already left, and so did all the dads.'
Clara Caufield: Commemorating the Northern Cheyenne outbreak from Fort Robinson Clara Caufield: Commemorating the Northern Cheyenne outbreak from Fort Robinson (01/13)
Although we observe the major American holidays, Native Americans, including the Northern Cheyenne also mark many other significant days of commemoration throughout the year.
Ivan Star Comes Out: We must speak Lakota to keep it from dying Ivan Star Comes Out: We must speak Lakota to keep it from dying (01/12)
As Lakota educators, we must realize that despite the great promise shown by dictionaries and other works, our language is still dying.
Peter d'Errico: United States refuses to acknowledge its genocide Peter d'Errico: United States refuses to acknowledge its genocide (01/11)
'The U.S. government has done more to acknowledge its role in other countries’ genocides than to acknowledge Native American genocide.'
Steven Newcomb: Our indigenous nations were never conquered Steven Newcomb: Our indigenous nations were never conquered (01/11)
'The federal Indian domination system is premised on the invaders’ claim to have a right to oppress our rightfully free and independent nations.'
Lee Hester: Threat of nuclear war resurfaces under Donald Trump Lee Hester: Threat of nuclear war resurfaces under Donald Trump (01/10)
'I’ve finally realized that the President-Elect’s supporters have a secret decoder ring.'
Terese Mailhot: Author Joseph Boyden seeks pity after Indian identity questions Terese Mailhot: Author Joseph Boyden seeks pity after Indian identity questions (01/10)
'When Indians mess up bad in the white world, our awards are taken away, and we’re not given a platform to apologize or elicit pity.'
Mike Myers: Indigenous people see through Canada's 150 sham Mike Myers: Indigenous people see through Canada's 150 sham (01/10)
'As Canada’s 150th anniversary nears it’s disturbing how some indigenous can celebrate it.'
Tiffany Midge: A new round in America's racist tirade competition Tiffany Midge: A new round in America's racist tirade competition (01/10)
Scoring the recent outburst at a Louisville JCPenney.
Alex Jacobs: Indian Country saw plenty of positive wins in 2016 Alex Jacobs: Indian Country saw plenty of positive wins in 2016 (01/10)
'One year ago, who would’ve believed any of this?'
David Ganje: South Dakota needs to reform eminent domain law David Ganje: South Dakota needs to reform eminent domain law (01/10)
The use of eminent domain (condemnation) is a modern legal problem.
Mark Trahant: Native lawmakers make history with leadership roles Mark Trahant: Native lawmakers make history with leadership roles (01/09)
Native Americans are in key leadership positions in at least seven states.
James Giago Davies: People don't really want to see the grim truth James Giago Davies: People don't really want to see the grim truth (01/09)
There is a face people present to the public, and we all present that public face whether we are a public figure or a contrary recluse.
Kyle Powys Whyte: Why the Dakota Access Pipeline fight continues Kyle Powys Whyte: Why the Dakota Access Pipeline fight continues (01/06)
In December, protesters in Standing Rock, North Dakota scored a big victory against a pipeline builder, yet the underlying problems have not been addressed.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Author Joseph Boyden exploits mythical Native identity Doug George-Kanentiio: Author Joseph Boyden exploits mythical Native identity (01/06)
Canadian author Joseph Boyden is a fraud, an imposter, an imposition and an impediment, one who has exploited a mythical indigenous identity for material gain.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Oceti Sakowin suffer at Indian Health Service Ivan Star Comes Out: Oceti Sakowin suffer at Indian Health Service (01/06)
We will continue to endure government abuse, racial intolerance, injustice, and poor health.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Putting the 'fake news' on notice Native Sun News Today Editorial: Putting the 'fake news' on notice (01/05)
2016 was a year when an ugly phenomenon climbed out of the cellar.
Clara Caufield: Ryan Zinke brings tribal record to the table at Interior Clara Caufield: Ryan Zinke brings tribal record to the table at Interior (01/04)
Though many in Indian Country wish it were otherwise, the fact is now that the Federal government will be dominated by Republicans.
Tommy Devers: Confronting localism and racism on my homelands Tommy Devers: Confronting localism and racism on my homelands (01/04)
'The urge to tell my story lingers on my lips, waiting for its departure to their salt-crusted ears.'

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