When Donna Gilbert asked me to be a part of her lawsuit, I immediately said yes. After having survived three other lawsuits, I should have been leery.

Publisher Tim Giago has decided to sponsor a National Native American Media Convention on Native American Day in South Dakota.

Wilma Mankiller and Charlie Soap’s work with Cherokee communities set a precedent that we are proud to continue.

Our ancestors endured genocide and assimilation for more than five centuries.

Every Lakota knows where we have been and now we are struggling to find out where we are going.

Derek Chauvin Trial March
Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.

northern cheyenne reservation
This is a sad column to write because it casts a poor refection on some people on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

With a lack of accountability or ethics around multiple racist and insensitive comments from CNN staff, the Native American Journalists Association urges its members to avoid working with the network to avoid harassment and racism.

Despite all efforts to erase Natives from the face of this continent, we are still here.

Rick Santorum is an unhinged and embarrassing racist who disgraces CNN and any other media company that provides him a platform.

Since time immemorial, we remain one Cherokee Nation. We celebrate each other and our traditions as Cherokees, wherever we are.

America has become a national disgrace when it comes to guns and that has to change.

The Cherokee Nation has always led by example in protecting the land, water and air that define our natural environment.

Outside of the Narragansett Tribe and Boston Marathon historians, “Tarzan” Brown has fallen into obscurity and rarely appears on anyone’s radar, including among much of Indian Country.

Infighting among tribal attorneys led the nation’s highest court down an unusual path on the eve of arguments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case.

Native people have been embracing ways of thinking, feeding and housing our own since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Anyone holding a position of power must pay close attention to the words that come out of their mouths.

The art and history of the Cherokee Nation have shaped northeast Oklahoma for generations.

It is against the culture and the traditions of the Oglala Sioux Tribe to deny its own citizens equal protection under the law.

This is a tale of two countries—Bolivia and the United States. Only one nation is pursuing justice against a corrupt leader.

Tribes ceded over 500 million acres of land to make this Country great and obligated the federal government to provide “health, education and social welfare” into perpetuity.

The Department of the Interior under Secretary Deb Haaland is getting off to a great start.

Even before COVID-19, far too many Cherokees and others in our communities struggled with addiction.

Strength of heart is courage. Courage means doing the right thing, even when you are afraid.

We have lost hundreds of Cherokees to the pandemic, including more than 50 Cherokee first-language speaking elders.

Here’s a column that few people under the age of 40 will read.

Every Republican senator voted against the Covid Relief Bill. What did they vote against?

Lakota Waldorf School
Being born in a time when Lakota was spoken by nearly everyone around me allowed me to become fluent within 6 years.

Given Deb Haaland’s ethics, her passion and her record of advocacy on behalf of Indigenous peoples a great new era in our history is about to begin.

Gadugi is the Cherokee spirit that lives through the dedication of every Cherokee Nation employee working together for the betterment of our citizens.

I am a survivor of the Holy Rosary Indian Mission Boarding School. I do not want to be honored.

For too long, American Indians and Alaska Natives have been last in line.

We are the grandchildren of the Creator. With the Creator’s blessing, our Nation’s People are the source of our sovereignty.

Nearly four decades ago, a group of Indian journalists met at the Choctaw Nation to talk about a new newspaper organization they were about to form.

From historic floods and damaging winter storms to the COVID-19 pandemic, the past few years have put Cherokee Nation communities to the test.

As a Native American woman, Lakota lawyer Sara Boensch Collins will bring that special something to the federal bench that is, for the most part, non-existent.

Breaking the Treaty of 1866 could be our undoing.

W.W. Hastings Hospital
The observance of “We Heart Our Cherokee Health Heroes” is both a symbolic and tangible appreciation reflecting our deepest respect and enduring support.

The COVID-19 global pandemic has been hard on us all, but Cherokee Nation did not sit back while the pandemic threatened our health and our economy.

To keep collaboration strong and safeguard our sovereignty, the Cherokee Nation pays close attention what’s happening in the Oklahoma Legislature.