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Native Sun News Today: Tim Giago joins Native American Hall of Fame (November 29, 2022)“Write to your people,” the legendary Native journalist Tim Giago would say. “Others will read it too, but your people are your audience.”
Ernestine Anunkasan Hupa: Living the life, thanks to Tim Giago (August 9, 2022)Tim Giago left an indelible mark on journalism that can never be erased.
Clara Caufield: I will see you again Tim Giago (August 2, 2022)It has my honor and privilege to be associated with Tim Giago for 17 years.
Native America Calling: Rethinking blood quantum (July 26, 2022)Advocates for eliminating blood quantum say it’s necessary to ensure future generations of thriving tribal culture.
ICT: The legacy of Tim Giago (July 25, 2022)The founder of modern Indian journalism has passed on. Tim Giago was 88 years old.
Tim Giago: I don’t want to hear ‘sorry’ from the Catholic Church (April 11, 2022)Christian churches destroyed the lives of more Lakota boys and girls than they will ever know.
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: A Native justice for the U.S. Supreme Court (March 11, 2022)It is high time that Indian organizations stand up and truly represent the people they claim to represent.
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.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: A new year message to our readers (January 11, 2022)We want to wish all of our readers a very Happy New Year and hope that 2022 brings you the best.
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: Thoughts on Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month (November 15, 2021)From Sean Sherman aka The Sioux Chef to poet laureate Joy Harjo, here are ways you can observe Native American Heritage Month.
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.
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 dark legacy of the boarding schools (September 21, 2021)Indian boarding schools had a dramatic impact upon the lives of thousands of Native children.
Tim Giago: Why Native people joined the Democratic Party (August 31, 2021)The Democratic Party gained many new members in Indian Country because of the man they called FDR.
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.
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: Thanking Native veterans for their service (May 31, 2021)The history of Native people and the United States military goes all of the way back to the Revolutionary War.
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.
Tim Giago: The silence of America’s genocidal past (April 26, 2021)Despite all efforts to erase Natives from the face of this continent, we are still here.
Tim Giago: Mass shootings are almost becoming a daily affair (April 22, 2021)America has become a national disgrace when it comes to guns and that has to change.
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: 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.
Tim Giago: A new name for ‘Native’ journalists organization? (March 2, 2021)Nearly four decades ago, a group of Indian journalists met at the Choctaw Nation to talk about a new newspaper organization they were about to form.
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.
Tim Giago: Will Republicans pay the price for January 6? (January 19, 2021)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.
Jim Kent: Sometimes the truth hurts in Indian Country (January 14, 2021)People who think the world revolves around them do tend to expect everyone else to share their belief.
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