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Graham Lee Brewer: Diving deeper into Indigenous issues at High Country News
National

Graham Lee Brewer: Diving deeper into Indigenous issues at High Country News (July 9, 2018)

The High Country News tribal affairs desk is going through a transformation.

Graham Lee Brewer: Hit show 'Westworld' falls back on Native stereotypes
Arts & Entertainment | Opinion

Graham Lee Brewer: Hit show 'Westworld' falls back on Native stereotypes (June 27, 2018)

The hit HBO series Westworld both relies on and pushes against stereotypes of the mythological West.

Graham Lee Brewer: Colonial violence on the Tohono O'odham Nation
Law | National | Politics | World

Graham Lee Brewer: Colonial violence on the Tohono O'odham Nation (June 25, 2018)

Tribal members positioned to help Border Patrol are instead getting run down by its agents.

Graham Lee Brewer: Indian Country needs a voice in the Trump administration
National | Opinion | Politics

Graham Lee Brewer: Indian Country needs a voice in the Trump administration (June 18, 2018)

Tara Sweeney, an Inupiaq woman from Alaska, could become the second Native woman to head Indian Affairs.

Graham Lee Brewer: Native ancestors are often treated like collector's items
Education | Law | National | Politics

Graham Lee Brewer: Native ancestors are often treated like collector's items (June 11, 2018)

The discovery of a skull on a library shelf highlights the long history of treating Native ancestors as collector's items.

Graham Lee Brewer: Death penalty case poses test for tribal sovereignty
Law | National

Graham Lee Brewer: Death penalty case poses test for tribal sovereignty (May 30, 2018)

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a death penalty case that could significantly change the legal definition of Indian Country in Oklahoma.

Graham Lee Brewer: Discrimination against Native students all too common
Education | Opinion

Graham Lee Brewer: Discrimination against Native students all too common (May 22, 2018)

Discrimination against two young Mohawk men at Colorado State University highlights an all-too-common misunderstanding.

Graham Lee Brewer: Marvel Comics brings an Indigenous superhero to life
Arts & Entertainment | National

Graham Lee Brewer: Marvel Comics brings an Indigenous superhero to life (May 14, 2018)

Will Marvel’s Snowguard, an Inuk teen, break stereotypes?

Graham Lee Brewer: Change comes too slow for missing and murdered sisters
Law | National

Graham Lee Brewer: Change comes too slow for missing and murdered sisters (May 7, 2018)

Little has been done at a policy level to address the high numbers of women who go missing in Indian Country.

Graham Lee Brewer: President Trump injects 'race' into tribal health care debate
Health | Opinion | Politics

Graham Lee Brewer: President Trump injects 'race' into tribal health care debate (May 1, 2018)

Yes, tribal nations are sovereign, but the U.S. still has obligations for their wellbeing.

Graham Lee Brewer: A bipartisan meltdown over the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
Opinion | Politics

Graham Lee Brewer: A bipartisan meltdown over the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (April 24, 2018)

A bill exempting tribal nations from labor regulations fails in the Senate as union concerns trump sovereignty.

Graham Lee Brewer: What we learned about #NoDAPL and accountability
Environment | National

Graham Lee Brewer: What we learned about #NoDAPL and accountability (April 16, 2018)

High Country News spent nine months investigating #NoDAPL fund-raising campaigns.

Graham Lee Brewer: Native Americans go missing from our newsrooms
Opinion

Graham Lee Brewer: Native Americans go missing from our newsrooms (April 10, 2018)

National Geographic addresses inclusion but has further to go on Native representation.

Graham Lee Brewer: Marriage equality is a matter of tribal sovereignty
Opinion

Graham Lee Brewer: Marriage equality is a matter of tribal sovereignty (April 2, 2018)

More tribal nations are returning to traditional views that accept and honor LGBTQ members.

Graham Lee Brewer: Native candidates make waves in big year
Opinion | Politics

Graham Lee Brewer: Native candidates make waves in big year (March 27, 2018)

Candidates and organizers think now is the time for Indigenous lawmakers.

Graham Lee Brewer: Harassment within the Bureau of Indian Affairs
National

Graham Lee Brewer: Harassment within the Bureau of Indian Affairs (March 21, 2018)

Why High Country News is investigating high rates of discrimination and assault at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Graham Lee Brewer: Attacks on Indian Child Welfare Act are real
Opinion

Graham Lee Brewer: Attacks on Indian Child Welfare Act are real (March 13, 2018)

The Indian Child Welfare Act is essential to strengthening future Native American generations

Graham Lee Brewer: Native man's death opens old wounds in Canada
Canada | Opinion

Graham Lee Brewer: Native man's death opens old wounds in Canada (February 21, 2018)

Why the shooting of a Canadian Cree man has so many people angry.