indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on soundcloud
phone: 202 630 8439
Home > News > Headlines
Print   Subscribe
Yellow Bird: Cookbook helped Mom feed family of 15
Monday, December 11, 2006

"On Thursday evening, as I searched my collection of cookbooks for a cookie recipe, I found an old cookbook that my mother, Dorothy, loaned to me a few years before she died. After some research, my editor and I determined it was Meta Given's "Modern Encyclopedia of Cooking."

We had a hard time finding the title because the cover and some of the pages were missing. It's a giant book (more than 1,600 pages), published about 1949.

As I opened the discolored and stained pages, I knew my mother had paged through this cookbook looking for a recipe many times. My mother was a very creative cook; she had few luxuries and made do many times with substitutes.

I thought about her and my life in that old house in Minot, where I lived with my large family. A warm feeling came over me as I read from the old book. I could almost feel her looking over my shoulder.

Mom cooked for a family of 15, and sometimes, that was a real challenge. Yet, she was always cheerful, and she hummed or sang while she cooked or made bread."

Get the Story:
Seconds on possum and sweet potatoes, anyone? (The Grand Forks Herald 12/9)
Username: indianz@indianz.com, Password: indianz

Join the Conversation

More Dorreen Yellow Bird:
Yellow Bird: Funeral for Nathan Joel Goodiron (12/6)
Yellow Bird: Time to drop 'Fighting Sioux' (11/29)
Yellow Bird: Culture clash over eagle shooting (11/27)
Yellow Bird: Hunting still has place in our society (11/15)
Yellow Bird: Indian women in leadership roles (11/13)
Yellow Bird: Why older Indian women chicks rule (11/9)
Yellow Bird: Forts and Indian Country history (11/6)
Yellow Bird: Metis building strong community (11/1)
Yellow Bird: Halloween not only for the young (10/30)
Yellow Bird: Respect other people's cultures (10/26)
Yellow Bird: Tribes need freedom of the press (10/18)
Yellow Bird: Native journalists have power to change (10/11)
Yellow Bird: No community immune from violence (10/4)
Yellow Bird: North Dakota fights Indian people (10/2)
Yellow Bird: Tribal leaders need to put people first (9/28)
Yellow Bird: Tribes need more checks and balances (9/25)
Yellow Bird: Global warming may be changing planet (9/20)
Yellow Bird: Some tribes corrupted by nepotism (9/18)
Yellow Bird: Canning brings back good memories (9/14)
Yellow Bird: Grant will help suicide prevention (9/11)
Yellow Bird: Scientists didn't check horoscopes (9/5)
Yellow Bird: Tribe in state of financial crisis (8/29)
Yellow Bird: Digging for dinosaurs in backyard (8/28)
Yellow Bird: Lewis and Clark event a success (8/22)
Yellow Bird: The Creator's gift for grandmothers (8/15)
Yellow Bird: Why are Jewish people so hated? (8/14)
Yellow Bird: Learning the value of native plants (8/7)
Yellow Bird: Buffalo still important on prairie (8/1)
Yellow Bird: It's harvest time for wild berries (7/31)
Yellow Bird: Giving thanks for the Sundance (7/25)
Yellow Bird: Tribes have taken their place in nation (07/04)
Yellow Bird: Indians the poster children of stereotyping (7/3)
Yellow Bird: Sacred Bundles brought to people again (6/26)
Yellow Bird: Meth the new threat in Indian Country (6/20)
Yellow Bird: Not much honor and respect at UND (6/19)
Yellow Bird: A rainbow of colors in political system (6/13)
Yellow Bird: Laughter the best Native medicine (6/12)
Yellow Bird: Oprah missed opportunity at Navajo (6/6)
Yellow Bird: More women needed in public office (6/5)
Yellow Bird: Memorial Day on the reservation (5/29)
Yellow Bird: Tribes mark return of Lewis and Clark (5/23)
Yellow Bird: Death is our greatest unknown (5/16)
Yellow Bird: Free press needed on the reservation (5/15)
Yellow Bird: All creatures deserve respect, dignity (5/9)
Yellow Bird: Gazing upward and looking for the birds (5/8)
Yellow Bird: School offers students a community (5/1)
Yellow Bird: Lakota horse a living link to Sitting Bull (4/26)
Yellow Bird: No going back to life without cell phones (4/24)
Yellow Bird: Drive Inn a community institution (4/19)
Yellow Bird: The rising price of ... ethanol? (4/17)
Yellow Bird: Admire, but don't, pet the wild geese (4/11)
Yellow Bird: Commitment to multiculturalism lacking (4/10)
Yellow Bird: An extraordinary day for bird-watchers (4/4)
Yellow Bird: Free press needed in Indian Country (3/28)
Yellow Bird: Weighing in on stomach stapling (3/27)
Yellow Bird: Farewell to Pearl, my aunt and mother (3/21)
Yellow Bird: Importance of eagles in culture (03/06)
Yellow Bird: It's time for tribes to go smoke-free (2/28)
Yellow Bird: Non-Indian gaming makes headlines (2/27)
Yellow Bird: Plant education began on reservation (2/21)
Yellow Bird: The Westminster Rez Dogs Show (2/20)
Yellow Bird: Names and nicknames important (2/14)
Yellow Bird: Film to explore tribe's young people (2/13)
Yellow Bird: My first time behind the wheel (2/6)
Yellow Bird: Elders still deserve to be respected (1/31)
Yellow Bird: The suicides at Standing Rock -- Why? (1/30)
Yellow Bird: Tribal gaming is not Vegas gaming (1/23)
Yellow Bird: Winter is the time for storytelling (1/17)
Yellow Bird: Forgot your PIN? It's not old age (1/16)
Yellow Bird: Close encounters with the wildlife kind (1/10)
Yellow Bird: Graduate's long path to success (1/9)
Yellow Bird: 2005 was a year of haunts, tragedy (1/4)
Yellow Bird: Why do young Indians come to UND? (12/19)
Yellow Bird: Road rage and good samaritans (12/13)
Yellow Bird: Blessed with a crazy but good week (12/12)
Yellow Bird: Hope in woodpecker's survival (12/6)
Yellow Bird: Non-Native views not always accurate (12/1)
Yellow Bird: Giving thanks and mourning loss (11/22)
Yellow Bird: Laughing is a gift from the Creator (11/15)
Yellow Bird: Smoking a hard addiction to break (11/14)
Yellow Bird: The troll meets the trickster in Dakotas (11/8)
Yellow Bird: Some reservation nicknames a secret (11/2)
Yellow Bird: Halloween way back in the 'old days' (10/31)
Yellow Bird: The importance of Indian names (10/25)
Yellow Bird: Elders taking more active role in tribe (10/17)
Yellow Bird: Bridge another page in tribal history (10/10)
Yellow Bird: All tribes have stake in 'Sioux' fight (10/6)
Yellow Bird: Family opposes tribe's oil refinery (9/27)
Yellow Bird: Oil or ethanol? Another debate (9/26)
Yellow Bird: Howling, not dancing, with wolves (9/19)
Yellow Bird: Clearing the air on the 'Sioux' name (9/14)
Yellow Bird: A black bear cub bit my finger (9/12)
Yellow Bird: Becoming a nation of cell phone heads (08/29)
Yellow Bird: The wonderful sound of the 'pop' (8/22)
Yellow Bird: Paying tribute to corn, the sacred plant (8/16)
Yellow Bird: Summer is the season for wild berries (8/9)
Yellow Bird: Summer ceremony for the children (8/8)
Yellow Bird: Don't study Kennewick Man remains (07/18)
Yellow Bird: Speeding through another summer (7/11)
Yellow Bird: All men equal, except for 'savages' (7/5)
Yellow Bird: The growing pains of tribal leaders (6/28)
Yellow Bird: Driving while talking a new hazard (6/27)
Yellow Bird: Winners became losers after Bighorn (6/21)
Yellow Bird: Horse ride against substance abuse (6/14)
Yellow Bird: Diabetes epidemic in Indian Country (6/13)
Yellow Bird: Indian center at UND should look Indian (6/7)
Yellow Bird: New joys come with passage of time (05/23)
Yellow Bird: 'Fighting Sioux' doesn't honor Indians (5/17)
Yellow Bird: Indian Health Service has failed us (5/10)
Yellow Bird: Talking with a World War II veteran (5/9)
Yellow Bird: The amazing Monarch butterfly (5/2)
Yellow Bird: Whole-wheat fry bread isn't so bad (4/26)
Yellow Bird: A visit to the Sacred Heart Monastery (4/19)
Yellow Bird: Indian gaming profits for the few (4/18)
Yellow Bird: UND powwow a showcase of our culture (4/12)
Yellow Bird: Tex Hall declares war on diabetes (4/11)
Yellow Bird: Messages of life during time of sorrow (4/4)
Yellow Bird: Media interested in getting the true story (3/30)
Yellow Bird: Red Lake people are gentle warriors (3/28)
Yellow Bird: Red Lake community in deep pain (3/24)
Yellow Bird Series: Suicide on the reservation (03/16)
Yellow Bird Series: Suicide on the reservation (3/14)
Yellow Bird: Use state budget surplus to fund child care (3/8)
Yellow Bird: An excellent adventure in the country (3/7)
Yellow Bird: Another one of my excellent adventures (3/1)
Yellow Bird: I'll take long hair over curling iron (2/28)
Yellow Bird: 'Fighting Sioux' needs to be changed (2/21)
Yellow Bird: Don't pull funding from 'Iron Horse' (2/14)
Yellow Bird: Accepting my mother's passing (2/8)
Yellow Bird: Churchills make lost Indians look bad (2/7)
Yellow Bird: A nation cannot flourish without children (2/1)
Yellow Bird: New center gives birth to new ideas (1/31)
Yellow Bird: Education system has seen many changes (1/25)
Yellow Bird: North Dakota shouldn't step on tribes (01/17)
Yellow Bird: Gaming only a temporary fix for tribes (1/10)
Yellow Bird: New Year brings out unusual traditions (1/7)
Yellow Bird: Bridges tell history of North Dakota tribe (12/07)
Yellow Bird: Watch out for dirt in your sausage (11/30)
Yellow Bird: Elders still maintain influence (11/29)
Yellow Bird: Worst fry bread served during NMAI (11/23)
Yellow Bird: Boarding schools forced assimilation (11/22)
Yellow Bird: The most terrifying snowstorm ever (11/16)
Yellow Bird: Feeling guilty about your new car (11/15)
Yellow Bird: Remembering my brother, a Vietnam vet (11/9)
Yellow Bird: Native voters make a difference (11/8)
Yellow Bird: Are the Pequots really a tribe? (11/2)
Yellow Bird: A story for Halloween night (11/1)
Yellow Bird: Cell phones now a part of rez life (10/25)
Yellow Bird: Tribal college leaders overlooked (10/19)
Yellow Bird: Let's settle dispute over Sakakawea (10/12)
Yellow Bird: Discovering the ancestral spirits (10/11)
Yellow Bird: Riding the rails across the country (10/4)
Yellow Bird: First visit to NMAI proves exciting (9/28)
Yellow Bird: Support the troops, but not the war (09/14)
Yellow Bird: Singing to myself about a new highway (9/13)
Yellow Bird: A Sasquatch story from the Nez Perce (9/7)
Yellow Bird: A worthwhile visit to Nez Perce relatives (9/6)
Yellow Bird: Students breathe life into community (8/30)
Yellow Bird: Family-run restaurants real jewels (8/25)
Yellow Bird: Indian athletes should strive for gold (8/23)
Yellow Bird: Not all Native people are conservative (8/23)
Yellow Bird: John Kerry's hands tell different story (8/16)
Yellow Bird: Indians becoming a force at the polls (08/03)
Yellow Bird: Ceremony provided needed respite (8/2)
Yellow Bird: A newbies guide to North Dakota Indians (07/12)
Yellow Bird: Are mourning doves on the Atkins diet? (7/6)
Yellow Bird: Off-reservation casino deserves chance (6/29)
Yellow Bird: Tribes should be models of government (6/28)
Yellow Bird: Rosalynn Carter a down-to-earth woman (6/22)
Yellow Bird: Program brings students to nature (6/21)
Yellow Bird: How low should those jeans go??? (6/15)
Yellow Bird: A world away at tribal pow-wow (6/14)
Yellow Bird: Reflecting on Civil Rights Act of 1964 (6/8)
Yellow Bird: Diversity, women welcome in government (6/7)
Yellow Bird: Bush made 'poor decisions' on Iraq war (06/02)
Yellow Bird: No outlet for North Dakota holy water (5/24)
Yellow Bird: First Lakota finishes UND nursing (5/18)
Yellow Bird: A goodbye to Friends and Frasier! (5/17)
Yellow Bird: Prisoner abuse recalls Indian massacre (5/11)
Yellow Bird: Mothers' distant memories still strong (5/10)
Yellow Bird: Foreigners more interested in Indians (5/4)
Yellow Bird: Tribes and media must work together (5/3)
Yellow Bird: Native people lost advocate in Elbers (4/27)
Yellow Bird: Think about Earth Day every day (4/26)
Yellow Bird: Strong flower like spirit of Native people (04/13)
Yellow Bird: Drum policy excluded local tribes (04/12)
Yellow Bird: The phenomenon of the 'hobby Indians' (04/06)
Yellow Bird: A tribute to the warrior women (4/5)
Yellow Bird: Indians the most misunderstood (3/31)
Yellow Bird: Keeping our ceremonies sacred (3/29)
Yellow Bird: Awakening for Native and Christian (3/23)
Yellow Bird: Saying goodbye, the Native way (3/16)
Yellow Bird: Human rights in North Dakota (3/15)
Yellow Bird: Hard to find Indian like Martha Stewart (3/9)
Yellow Bird: Is Big Foot wandering reservation? (3/8)
Yellow Bird: Sound of birds heralds arrival of spring (3/2)
Yellow Bird: Big market for 'isms' in the media (3/1)
Yellow Bird: Tribal justice program to bring good (2/24)
Yellow Bird: Indian perspective on Lewis & Clark (2/23)
Yellow Bird: In large family, sisters are special (2/18)
Yellow Bird: Atkins diet worked for Indian friends (2/16)
Yellow Bird: Big-city ballet in a Northern Plains town (2/10)
Yellow Bird: 'Fighting Sioux' is poor sportsmanship (2/9)
Yellow Bird: Lake outlet a tough sell for many (2/3)
Yellow Bird: The magic of the Spirit of the North (2/2)
Yellow Bird: Providing Indian education to public (1/26)
Yellow Bird: Long hair can be hazardous sometimes (1/20)
Yellow Bird: Remembering Grandmother Philomene (1/19)
Yellow Bird: Wild animals have a right to exist too (01/13)
Yellow Bird: Tribe has made incredible journey (1/12)
Yellow Bird: 'DreamKeepers' breaks stereotypes (01/07)

Copyright 2000-2006 Indianz.Com
More headlines...
Tim Giago: Why did the Native Americans convert to foreign religions?

The invading Christians labeled the indigenous people as heathens. They set out with a vengeance to cleanse the land of these heathens.


Chuck Hoskin: Calling on all Cherokees to be counted in 2020 Census

It’s hard to believe 10 years have already passed, but this month, U.S. Census postcards will show up in mailboxes across Cherokee Nation and the United States.


Native Sun News Today: New basketball tournament draws top talent

The first annual Native American Elite Middle and High School Basketball Nationals is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Oglala Sioux Tribe votes on legalizing marijuana and alcohol

Citizens of the Oglala Sioux Tribe are weighing two big issues this week.


City in North Dakota shuts down sweat lodge used by urban Indian community

The largest city in North Dakota has shut down a community-run sweat lodge due to concerns about health and safety.


Sault Ste. Marie Tribe wins major victory in homelands litigation

The Trump administration's disjointed tribal homelands policy continues to crumble amid scrutiny in the courts and in Indian Country.


'Come celebrate with us': Taos Pueblo commemorates return of sacred land

On September 19, Taos Pueblo will commemorate the fifty-year anniversary of the return of sacred Blue Lake to the tribe.


Indian Country Today: Some say go while others say no after COVID-19 disruption

Tribes, organizations and enterprises in Indian Country are trying to conduct business and mitigate fears about the coronavirus.


NIGA keeps close watch on coronavirus ahead of annual convention

The National Indian Gaming Association is getting ready for another successful tradeshow.


Ericca Hovie: When dating turns violent

It was sophomore year of high school when I first noticed him and I knew he was different.


Gabe Galanda: Facebook's violence against Indigenous women problem

Our laws and legal processes, as they relate to Facebook and its Big Tech brethren, are inadequate and unethical.


Native Sun News Today: Eric True Blood, Oglala Warrior

Eric True Blood, Oglala Lakota from Sheridan, Wyoming, does not consider himself a hero.


Cronkite News: Ski resort on sacred land moves forward with major expansion

The U.S. Forest Service approved a $60 million expansion of a privately-owned ski resort in the sacred San Francisco Peaks.


Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: There is no room for Indians here

Are your reading habits diverse and open to all ideas? Or do you, like many of us, just read from the sources that agree with us?


Indian Health Service nominee in limbo amid another high-profile crisis

The Indian Health Service remains without a permanent leader as the coronavirus emerges as the latest crisis for the agency.


Umatilla Tribes reopen casino after addressing coronavirus

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation reopened their gaming facility after addressing fears connected to the coronavirus in Oregon.


Native Sun News Today: Alcohol sales at Oglala Sioux casinos up for vote

Voters of the Oglala Sioux Tribe are being asked to approve the sale of alcohol at gaming establishments on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.


Charmaine White Face: What stereotyping does

If you take out the words "tribal" and "Indian" all you have left are patients fighting a federal agency for health care.


Clara Caufield: Leroy Whiteman makes his journey to the Next Camp

Traditionally, uncles played the role of disciplinarians, teachers and advisors in Northern Cheyenne society, a role Leroy Whiteman took very seriously.


Cronkite News: Navajo Nation transitions to a new energy reality

"Right now, throughout the world, we’re not taking care of our lands," Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said.


Tribes head to Capitol Hill for 'historic' hearing on taxation issues

A hearing on tax issues in Indian Country features all four tribal citizens who serve in Congress for the first time in history.


Lawmakers look at Trump's Indian Country budget request

President Trump is proposing cuts to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Indian Education.


Indian Country Today: A 'human rights catastrophe' at Cayuga Nation

A Cayuga leader's decision to tear down 12 properties with the assistance of newly-sworn in tribal police officers has sparked a series of protests and altercation in New York.


Homeland Secrets: Shootings by Homeland Security agents get little scrutiny

Federal law enforcement shootings have escaped heightened scrutiny even though most of the victims have been black, Hispanic or Native American,


Tim Giago: Charles Trimble's passing leaves a big hole in the world of Native journalism

When Charles Trimble first showed up at the boarding school on the Pine Ridge Reservation, he was dropped off by his mother.


Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes up Indian energy and tribal wildlife bills

Tribal energy development and tribal wildlife management are on the agenda for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.


Indian Country Today: Warnings for tribes as coronavirus spreads

"Tribes are not prepared for the coronavirus," one health expert told ICT.


Running Strong for American Indian Youth announces 'Dreamstarters'

Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills announced the sixth class of Indian youth to receive $10,000 grants for projects that help them bring their dreams to life.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Why Canada's reconciliation plans have failed

Go to the hell you tried to create for us on this earth.


Albert Bender: Boom for whom? The 'zombie idea' of a booming Trump economy

This economy is terrible, for millions, as usual. The U.S. public must not be hoodwinked by fraudulent numbers.


Native Sun News Today: Women water protectors blast man camps

The subjects of the 'Warrior Women' film are speaking out against the dangers of the Keystone XL Pipeline.


Ivan Star Comes Out: A glimpse of life on the Pine Ridge Reservation

What do our non-Lakota neighbors know about life here on the Pine Ridge?


Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation leader decries border wall construcation

Two Arizonans -- one of them a tribal leader -- brought two very different ideas about the border wall to a hearing in the nation's capital.


The Conversation: How Wet'suwet'en butterflies offer lessons in resilience and resistance

The world is beginning to better understand that the core of extractive industries are tied to deep political and economic conflicts related to the settler-colonial present and a shared colonial history.


Montana Free Press: The push is on for recreational marijuana

According to an analysis by multistate marijuana provider Verilife, the place with the largest number of dispensaries in the country per 50,000 residents is in Montana.


Tribes at odds with governor over expansion of gaming in Connecticut

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to expand gaming in Connecticut but the governor is backing rival legislation that could undermine their rights.


Democratic presidential race sees shakeup amid questions about one candidate's 'Native' ancestry

The Democratic presidential race got a major jolt over the weekend as one candidate continues to face questions about Indian ancestry claims.


House Committee on Ways and Means schedules first ever hearing on tribal taxation

The Democratic-led House Committee on Ways and Means will be taking up tribal taxation issues for the first time at a hearing in the nation's capital.


Tim Giago: Learning a trade at the boarding school

Everybody who came to the Holy Rosary Mission Boarding School on the Pine Ridge Reservation worked.


Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Youth Summit builds leadership

At Cherokee Nation, we focus on empowering the next generation of leaders at every level.


Rep. Tom Cole: Socialism is not the American way

The Democratic Party’s tightening embrace of socialist proposals and politicians is real cause for alarm, especially in a country whose very foundation is liberty.


Rep. Markwayne Mullin: Career and technical education helps build the American dream

We all have our own idea of what our American Dream looks like and having a job helps us accomplish that goal.


Native Sun News Today: Native warrior damaged in body but not in spirit

Eric True Blood, Oglala Lakota from Sheridan, Wyoming, does not consider himself a hero.


Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: The Lakota Food Summit gives hope to our people

The Lakota Food Summit drew hundreds of us to talk about how to eat, how to cook, how to pay attention to the environment and how to engage in plantings and harvesting of foods that sustained our ancestors for centuries.


Cronkite News: Sacred sites desecrated to make way for Trump's border wall

An emotional Tohono O'odham Nation chairman said blasting sacred sites to build a border wall has "forever damaged our people."


YES! Magazine: Project promotes sustainability on Pine Ridge Reservation

Building sustainable communities is the antidote to fear of a changing climate.


Umatilla Tribes shut down casino and takes precautions as coronavirus hits Indian Country

A casino employee tested 'presumptive positive' for the coronavirus, prompting the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation into action.


Oklahoma governor won't let Indian ancestry doubts derail gaming dispute

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation but the tribe once tried to remove his ancestors from their rolls.


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe loses appeal in homelands case

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe isn't giving up despite a negative ruling from a federal appeals court.


'He was punished for sexual harassment': #MeToo allegations at NCAI resurface in court

The National Congress of American Indians drove another nail into the coffin of its senior-most attorney following his ouster from the organization.


Native Sun News Today: Trump seeks major changes in environmental reviews

Indigenous leaders were among the many who raised their voices at one of only two hearings on a Trump administration proposal to roll back environmental policy.


Trail in honor of Ponca Chief Standing Bear takes big step forward

Efforts to memorialize the 550-mile path that the Ponca people were forced to walk in the late 1800s are getting a major boost.


Witness list for hearing on Trump administration destroying sacred sites for border wall

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States will be discussing the Trump administration's destruction of sacred sites at a hearing in Washington, D.C.


Supreme Court schedules hearing in lone Indian Country case

Indian Country remains united as the nation's highest court prepares to hear the only tribal law case on the docket.


Tribal Citizens: Progress for Democrats and Indian Country

Legendary Native activist Frank LaMere had a journal with three words on the cover: 'Make things happen.'


Native Sun News Today: Lakota Tech enrolls first class of students

A new high school is opening on the Pine Ridge Reservation in the fall of 2020.


Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Sending a clearer message about hate crime

Motives are often deliberately obscured by the non-Indian community that cannot bear to look at its own history concerning Indian-White hostility.


Cronkite News: Copper mine opposed by tribes suffers another setback in court

A federal judge has overturned environmental permits for the Rosemont Copper Mine, a controversial project opposed by tribes in Arizona.


'We’ve got to pay attention': Omaha Tribe declares emergency amid health and safety crisis

The Omaha Tribe of declared a state of emergency following weeks of tragedy in the community.


Tim Giago: Learning life's lessons on a sugar beet farm

We saw other Lakota families working in the beet fields in the summer of 1949.


Doug George-Kanentiio: The myth of band councils as First Nations

Let us begin by acknowledging the fact that band councils are not First Nations while beginning the process of restoring our peoples to true national status.


Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation heirloom seeds bound for global seed vault

The Cherokee Nation is the first tribe in the U.S. to receive an invitation to deposit its traditional seeds in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway.


Brian Lightfoot Brown: Carcieri 'fix' still in limbo more than a decade later

Ever since Europeans began venturing to and settling in the New World, the ultimate removal of the Indigenous peoples was to be the plan.


Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe reaffirms stance against pipeline donations

The Oglala Sioux Tribe doesn't accept donations from oil companies but that didn't stop one district from cashing a $50,000 Keystone XL Pipeline check.


Ivan Star Comes Out: Forced assimilation has successfully weakened Lakota people

Ten years attending an on-reservation parochial residential school shaped the rest of my life.


Rosalyn LaPier: How a Native American coming-of-age ritual is making a comeback

The Ojibwe people are revitalizing the 'berry fast,' a coming-of-age ritual for girls.


Cronkite News: Gearing up for the 2020 census

"We have met one-on-one with all of the tribal nations in the state of Arizona," an official from the U.S. Census Bureau said.


The Revelator: Trump administration rolls back water quality standards

States with fewer local protections and resources will suffer the most — as will their people and wildlife.


Native Sun News Today: Making Montana Proud poster project

An Indian Education for All project in Montana features successful and inspirational Native role models.


Native Sun News Today Editorial: A moron unleashed

Native Americans have always been pushed aside and now the rest of America can get a taste of how that feels.


Cronkite News: Trump continues rush to build border wall

The Trump administration took another step toward expediting a border wall, waiving federal contracting regulations to fast track construction in four states.


'This really signifies the need in the community': Native firm expands counseling services

A Native woman-owned counseling firm with offices in three tribal communities is expanding its reach.


Home | Arts & Entertainment | Business | Canada | Cobell Lawsuit | Education | Environment | Federal Recognition | Federal Register | Forum | Health | Humor | Indian Gaming | Indian Trust | Jack Abramoff Scandal | Jobs & Notices | Law | National | News | Opinion | Politics | Sports | Technology | World

Indianz.Com Terms of Service | Indianz.Com Privacy Policy
About Indianz.Com | Advertise on Indianz.Com

Indianz.Com is a product of Noble Savage Media, LLC and Ho-Chunk, Inc.