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Native artists ‘left hanging’ after big event fizzles out (April 16, 2022)An ambitious showcase of Native talent devolved into controversy and recrimination as performers and vendors were left in the dark about the event.
Harold Frazier: ‘No Indians allowed’ — even on our own homelands (March 23, 2022)When those wagons first began their way to break treaties and settle on our territory we were classified as lesser beings and genocide was justified as such.
Tim Giago: Sioux Nation refuses payout for stolen land (March 22, 2022)The poorest of people in all of America refuse to accept one single penny for the theft of the Black Hills.
Tim Giago: Pandemics and Indian Country (November 22, 2021)The COVID-19 epidemic has taken its toll on Native people across America.
Harold Frazier: Indian Country demands action, not words, from White House (November 18, 2021)I have just finished sitting through the White House Tribal Nations Summit and I am not impressed.
Harold Frazier: Don’t leave Indian Country behind in reconciliation bill (October 27, 2021)Native people suffered COVID-19 at the highest rate of any group in America. We need help.
Harold Frazier: Native history ‘gutted’ in school curriculum (August 16, 2021)They have tried to exterminate or assimilate us and they have failed.
Native Sun News Today: Native women seek federal judgeship (April 12, 2021)Two Native lawyers with impressive resumes are seeking an appointment to the federal bench.
#ShutDownDAPL Court Hearing (April 9, 2021)Lakota youth came to the nation’s capital to tell the Biden administration to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline. Did anyone listen?
Cheyenne River Youth Project set to build new art center (April 5, 2021)The Cheyenne River Youth Project will break ground for its new art center in July 2021.
Native veterans support Deb Haaland ahead of historic vote (March 15, 2021)Native veterans and allies are stepping up to support Deb Haaland ahead of her final historic vote as Secretary of the Interior.
Native women land key leadership and policy roles in Biden administration (February 5, 2021)A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (January 26, 2021)The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No, 20-5201, on November 4, 2020.
Legendary Lakota legal advocate Steve Emery passes on (January 6, 2021)Steven C. Emery, Lakota from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, passed on to the Spirit World on December 31, 2020. He was 62 years old.
Tribes host Dr. Fauci as COVID-19 crisis continues in Indian Country (December 10, 2020)Lakota leaders continue to see an increase of COVID-19 cases in their territory.
Tim Giago: Republican governor fiddles while South Dakota burns (November 2, 2020)Kristi Noem has allowed COVID-19 to make South Dakota number one in the nation by not practicing the simple guidelines that tribes are following.
Native volunteers set up tipi camp to help address homelessness (October 22, 2020)Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
Indian Country Today: Lakota veteran seeks office in South Dakota (October 21, 2020)Serving 22 years in the U.S. Army has had a profound impact on the life of Remi Bald Eagle.
Kyle Chase: Celebrating the nation’s first Native American Day (October 9, 2020)If Native Americans’ Day can remind us of just one thing, it should be to emphasize that strong and healthy relationships between the tribes and the state is just as important now as it was 30 years ago.
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