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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.
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.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Taking a closer look at our tribal flag (March 22, 2022)Ideally, a national flag is a symbol of pride and devotion to one’s country.
Native America Calling: Rebuilding White Clay (February 17, 2022)A tiny town once known for being a destructive source of alcohol for Pine Ridge Reservation residents, could be a model of hope and healing.
White House won’t ‘predict’ decision on Leonard Peltier (January 28, 2022)The White House isn’t shedding light on what President Biden thinks about imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
Self-proclaimed ‘Auntie’ admits being wrong about tribal affiliations (January 24, 2022)A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
Tim Giago: Memories of nicknames and hard work (January 21, 2022)Richard “Sonny” Torres loved to give people nicknames.
Tim Giago: The aftermath of the occupation at Wounded Knee (January 12, 2022)I tell all writers then and now, if you come out to Indian Country to write about us, do your damned homework.
Tim Giago: ‘I will never forgive them for what they did to us’ (January 4, 2022)The unholy impact of Indian boarding schools left its mark to the detriment of thousands of Native children.
Tim Giago: Paying respect to Lakota elders Leonard and Enos (December 17, 2021)I raise my coffee cup to Lakota elders who taught me so much.
Tim Giago: Saying farewell to an old friend (November 29, 2021)It is with deep sadness that I write this small tribute to my friend of 80 years, Pat Lee.
Tim Giago: Pandemics and Indian Country (November 22, 2021)The COVID-19 epidemic has taken its toll on Native people across America.
Tim Giago: Bartering for butter at the Indian boarding school (November 1, 2021)As the years pass there are not too many of the boys and girls forced to attend boarding schools still living.
Kevin Killer and Alicia Mousseau: Meeting the needs of Native nations (October 28, 2021)With deep respect, we call upon President Biden and Congress to help the most vulnerable Americans: Native Americans.
Tim Giago: Reminding myself of the good people at boarding school (October 26, 2021)I often write about the Holy Rosary Mission Boarding School and most often I only write about the bad things.
Tim Giago: It has been a long and bumpy road (October 18, 2021)It has taken me 87 years to travel that bumpy road called life. I think I may have a few miles left to travel.
Tim Giago: The death of a Native news salesman (September 27, 2021)When I opened an office of my newspaper in Rapid City back in the 1980s one of my frequent visitors was Lloyd Goings.
Tim Giago: The day Native people lost our independence (July 6, 2021)There were no Native people seated at the table on July 4, 1776.
House subcommittee sets hearing on facilities in Indian Country (June 15, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a hearing on facilities in Indian Country.
Lakota player lands spot on professional football team (May 18, 2021)The unlikely journey for Teton Saltes, the New York Jets’ latest recruit, started as an afterthought.
Tim Giago: A wacipi that hid many secrets (May 3, 2021)Every Lakota knows where we have been and now we are struggling to find out where we are going.
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.
Tim Giago: Voter suppression on the Pine Ridge Reservation (April 12, 2021)It is against the culture and the traditions of the Oglala Sioux Tribe to deny its own citizens equal protection under the law.
Tim Giago: We need a Native American on the federal judge’s bench (February 24, 2021)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.
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