Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation acquires boarding school site (June 30, 2021)The history of Native boarding schools in this country is complicated and includes many tragic abuses that must be investigated in depth.
Tim Giago: Traditional belief in the age of Christianity (June 17, 2021)Why did so many tribal people give up their centuries old beliefs and convert to a foreign religion?
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.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Our ancestral teachings belong to our youth (March 15, 2021)Being born in a time when Lakota was spoken by nearly everyone around me allowed me to become fluent within 6 years.
Tim Giago: Racist law harms survivors of Indian boarding schools (March 8, 2021)I am a survivor of the Holy Rosary Indian Mission Boarding School. I do not want to be honored.
Cronkite News: Judge won’t stop copper mine on sacred Apache site (February 15, 2021)A federal judge is refusing to halt to the proposed Resolution Copper Mine at Oak Flat in Arizona, on land sacred to the Apache people.
Pine Ridge Reservation signs defaced with racist and anti-Semitic graffiti (February 3, 2021)The leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is condemning racially charged vandalism of two welcome signs on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: A month of tragedies for our people (December 23, 2020)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.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Confronting racism and homelessness among our people (December 7, 2020)Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Removing the menace known as Trumpism (November 23, 2020)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?
Cronkite News: COVID-19 puts focus on healing and medicine on Navajo Nation (November 11, 2020)Traditional healers, who once played critical roles in governance and health care, are dwindling in number and influence, even as the deadly coronavirus impacts the Navajo Nation.
Cronkite News: Push continues for national indigenous holiday (October 14, 2020)Native people finally celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an official holiday in Arizona – but it was a win with an asterisk.
Indian Country Today: Fate of Indian Child Welfare Act up to federal courts (October 12, 2020)Indian Child Welfare Act advocates are raising questions about President Trump’s pick to the nation’s highest court, whose religious background and adoptions are at issue.
Peter d’Errico: Racist Indian law doctrine springs into action (October 8, 2020)How much longer America will tolerate a racist religious doctrine as part of its legal system?
Doug George-Kanentiio: The tragic legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (October 7, 2020)The Haudenosaunee find it impossible to join in the national celebration of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s career.
Cronkite News: Native youth become leaders of tomorrow amid COVID-19 (September 23, 2020)With the coronavirus disproportionately affecting tribal nations due to health disparities, poor infrastructure and chronic underfunding, young people in Indian Country have stepped up to help others, preserve their culture and start the healing process.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Domestic violence is not our tradition (September 22, 2020)Having lived through genocide and horrific suffering, the aftermath of European contact and colonization continues to not only haunt Native Americans, it wreaks havoc in their everyday lives.
Jazmin Murphy: Native people still fighting for seat at the table (September 22, 2020)We are witnessing a historical push toward the dismantling of imperialism, the decentralization of power, and the welcoming of non-White, non-European values into conservation.
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