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Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation ushers in new leadership
A strong and effective Cherokee Council means a strong and effective Cherokee democracy.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation welcomes Biden health care team to reservation
We must continue to make it a priority for health care to be universally accessible for our citizens.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Accountability for murders of Native people
We need to organize and find out why none of these murders have been solved.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk people demand accountability for residential school abuses
The Akwesasne community demonstrated in the most powerful way its desire to address the terrible effects residential schools have had on the people.
James Giago Davies: The future is looking a little bald
When I was a boy in Rapid City, the only bald-headed men I saw were white men.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation celebrates sovereignty milestone
A year after McGirt, it remains the most important case in our lifetimes in support of tribal sovereignty in many generations.
Ivan Star Comes Out: America has never provided freedom and equality for all
As Natives, we have endured and survived the most atrocious, violent, and sadistic European immigrant vengeance.
Cronkite News: Indian boarding school era under investigation
By 1900, 20,000 children were in Indian boarding schools. By 1925, that number had more than tripled, according to the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition.
Chuck Hoskin: Wilma Mankiller’s legacy at Cherokee Nation lives on
The late Wilma Mankiller, the first woman to serve as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, was a beacon for girls and women of all ages and all races.
Tim Giago: The day Native people lost our independence
There were no Native people seated at the table on July 4, 1776.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation acquires boarding school site
The history of Native boarding schools in this country is complicated and includes many tragic abuses that must be investigated in depth.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: The Lakota people stopped the pipeline
Water is the source of life. If there are ever any threats to our water we need to address them.
Chuck Hoskin: Leaders of Cherokee tribes gather in unity
When Cherokee people come together, great things happen.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Christianity did its best to erase our Lakota ways
I learned that it was not good to be an “Indian.” We were supposed to forget our language and culture.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Myths about the ‘perfect’ victim
Abuse is not okay and it’s not okay to live in fear.
Tim Giago: Traditional belief in the age of Christianity
Why did so many tribal people give up their centuries old beliefs and convert to a foreign religion?
Chuck Hoskin: A summer of opportunity for Cherokee Nation youth
After more than a year of battling COVID, life is finally getting closer to normal across the Cherokee Nation.
Doug George-Kanentiio: The horrors of the Mohawk residential school
Give us back our lands so that we might be restored to the embrace of the earth.
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court decision marks a first for tribal sovereignty
Tribes that face threats to their political integrity, economic security, health and welfare may finally be able to exercise authority over non-Indians.
Harold Frazier: Pipelines continue to threaten our treaty territory
This has been a long fight and there is much more to do for our people.
Delphine Red Shirt: Honoring our missing and murdered sisters
One issue that is in the hearts and minds of Native people today is the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
Clara Caufield: The sky is the limit for our Indian graduates
You go grads. Get ready to carry the torch.
Tim Giago: Passing the Native media torch onto the next generation
I am proud of the many newspapers I have published, but it is time for a new generation of Native journalists and editors to take over.
Rodney Bordeaux: Honoring the legacy of holy man Leonard Crow Dog
Leonard Crow Dog was a powerful Wicasa Wakan, Holy Man, with a beautiful vision of the Sacred Mystery of the Universe.
Diane Pavlat: Recovering from gaslighting takes time
Victims should never blame themselves. You are not responsible for the abusive behavior.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: The real truth about the Republican Party
The Grand Old Party has turned into a modern day death cult.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation rebuilds after COVID-19
We made it through this year, and we will keep getting stronger by working together – gadugi – because that is the Cherokee way.
Tim Giago: Thanking Native veterans for their service
The history of Native people and the United States military goes all of the way back to the Revolutionary War.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation invests in our language
The Cherokee language has always been the heart and soul of our tribe.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Tribes paid for health care with our treaty lands
The Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 requires the United States to provide health care to the Sioux Nation.
Great Plains Tribes: ‘Santorum was ignorant and unapologetic. He had to go’
“Native Sovereign Nations have been at the center of America from the beginning,” said Chairman Harold Frazier of the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Association.
Fawn Sharp: Tribal consent becomes the law in Washington state
After fifteen years of relentless effort, tribal nations finally succeeded in passing America’s most aggressive and revolutionary climate change policy.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Peace is the ultimate casualty in ongoing conflict
Palestinian people are native and have a right to live freely upon their ancestral lands.
Charmaine White Face: Indian inmates continue to fight for their rights
Denying our spiritual practices for more than 100 years has impacted generations of Indian people.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: There is no excuse for sexual violence
Your body. Your sovereignty. Your decision.
Gaylord News: Muscogee Nation debuts new logo and seal in rebranding effort
Leaders of the Muscogee Nation are dropping “Creek” from its name as part of a rebranding effort, but not all members are on board with the change.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: A theory about masks, beards and men
My friend was telling me the other day that there is a theory about why, if and when men grow beards.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation takes child care seriously
As Cherokee people, we have raised our children together since time immemorial. Let’s not stray from this Cherokee way of life.
Charmaine White Face: Fortitude in fighting for Indian health care
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.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Mark your calendars for Native media convention
Publisher Tim Giago has decided to sponsor a National Native American Media Convention on Native American Day in South Dakota.
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