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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.
Tim Giago: Telling the other side of the story (January 8, 2021)As the publisher of a Native newspaper for more than 40 years I have accepted criticism as a state of mind.
Tim Giago: Confronting racism against Native people in the media (December 28, 2020)We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
Clara Caufield: Native newspaper perseveres amid COVID-19 and other challenges (December 23, 2020)The COVID pandemic has been really tough on many small businesses across the country, bringing many to their knees.
Tim Giago: Will America ever own up to its sins at Wounded Knee? (December 21, 2020)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.
Tim Giago: Leaving the White House in a total mess (December 17, 2020)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.
Tim Giago: Social media is killing newspapers (December 7, 2020)As publisher of a Native newspaper, we reach into a community underserved or never served by the mainstream media.
Tim Giago: Singing the old Holy Rosary Mission fight song (November 30, 2020)As often happens with boys from the Indian boarding schools, we shared a lot of memories, good and bad.
Tim Giago: What went wrong with America? (November 18, 2020)The election is over. Joe Biden is now the President-elect of the United States.
Tim Giago: Piya Wiconi is a new beginning (November 10, 2020)We call this time Piya Wiconi, a new life and a new beginning.
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.
Tim Giago: Yes Virginia, there is racism in Rapid City (October 27, 2020)Racism is out there and our local officials and our local citizens need to admit to themselves that it exists.
Tim Giago: We are human beings and not mascots for America’s fun and games (October 23, 2020)It’s time all Native Americans stood together as one.
Native Sun News Today: South Dakota marks Native American Day milestone (October 12, 2020)South Dakota has celebrated Native American Day in lieu of Columbus Day since 1990.
Tim Giago: Rapid City Mayor refers to Natives as “Those People” (October 5, 2020)Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is living in a house situated on Sioux lands and his house will continue to be located on Sioux lands until a just settlement is enacted.
Tim Giago: What political party did most Native Americans choose and why? (September 28, 2020)The Democratic Party gained many new members in Indian Country because of the man they called FDR.
Tim Giago: Honoring the professors and Native journalists who paved the way (September 21, 2020)It seems that this past year has been a terrible one filled with the loss of some great American journalists and journalism professors, Native and non-Native.
Tim Giago: Reminiscing about ‘The Mystic Warrior’ (September 14, 2020)The theater was packed on the night ‘The Mystic Warrior’ was screened in South Dakota.
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