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.

The Joe Biden presidential inauguration was a glaring reminder for indigenous people that we remain mostly obscure.

Deb Haaland is someone who knows what it is like to struggle and who always looks out for ways to help people, no matter their tribal affiliation, party, politics, or beliefs.

A federal appeals court won’t stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though the government acted “unlawfully” in approving it.

Native people can only scratch their heads and wonder how, even in these final days of disgrace, so many South Dakotans and Republicans can still stand by a horrible little man.

Love of the great outdoors is deeply engrained in Cherokee culture.

In the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

People who think the world revolves around them do tend to expect everyone else to share their belief.

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I support all efforts to impeach and convict Donald Trump and make it impossible for him to hold this office/public office ever again.

The Capitol after the attack
The insurrection of January 6 shows us that we have a great amount of work to do to address racism, to address inequality, and to address the abuse of power.

Watch the stars and your direction home will be revealed.

Two hundred years ago, the brilliant statesman and inventor Sequoyah presented the Cherokee syllabary to the Cherokee Nation.

As the publisher of a Native newspaper for more than 40 years I have accepted criticism as a state of mind.

We must have the women take charge in Mohawk society.

We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.

Native communities are strong and resilient. Together, we will get through this.

December has not been kind to the people of the Great Sioux Nation, but as survivors we continue to carry on our spirituality and traditions.

The COVID pandemic has been really tough on many small businesses across the country, bringing many to their knees.

Elders and those with chronic illnesses are most in danger of complications from COVID-19.

According to Lakota oral tradition, the tasiyagnunpa speaks Lakota.

America has not apologized for the Wounded Knee Massacre and the Medal of Honor winners are still looked upon as heroes by the United States.

I believe in the vaccine and the science behind it. I am 100 percent confident that it is safe and will be successful at containing the virus.

I look forward to January 20 when our new president and vice president are sworn in and the little orange man is escorted from the White House.

The Cherokee word “gadugi” describes one of our most important Cherokee values. It means working together to improve our tribal community.

Is this the same-ole same-ole by the federal government that the U. S. Constitution and the law doesn’t matter if it only affects American Indians?

The pitiful behavior of our South Dakota representatives (all Republicans) would be a childish joke if it weren’t so pitifully ignorant.

Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.

As publisher of a Native newspaper, we reach into a community underserved or never served by the mainstream media.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, get an education, get health care, buy groceries, apply for assistance, search for jobs and more.

As often happens with boys from the Indian boarding schools, we shared a lot of memories, good and bad.

The past four years have taken a terrible toll on America.

COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise, with tribal people on reservations in Montana and Wyoming seemingly among the hardest hit.

As COVID-19 progressed, the Pueblo of Acoma adopted novel strategies to protect the tribal community and its most vulnerable members.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic first reached Cherokee Nation, our people have worked together to protect Cherokees.

In 2020, we are grateful for the contributions of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians make to our country – from business to politics and everything in between.

How much longer must we put up with this ridiculous and corrupt man who has in his presidency made fools of the entire Senate, corrupted federal law scholars and committed several federal offenses?