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Native Sun News Today: Lakota journalist Tim Giago joins prestigous arts and science group
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Native Sun News Today: Lakota journalist Tim Giago joins prestigous arts and science group (April 25, 2018)

Lakota journalist and newspaper publisher Tim Giago is joining the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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.

Tim Giago: Nothing could ever beat the smell of ink in a Native newsroom
Opinion

Tim Giago: Nothing could ever beat the smell of ink in a Native newsroom (April 5, 2018)

Newspapers like The Navajo Times and the former Indian Country Today made Indian journalism fun.

Chelsey Luger: Indigenous women are reclaiming leadership roles
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Chelsey Luger: Indigenous women are reclaiming leadership roles (March 30, 2018)

Indigenous women are reclaiming the tradition of female leadership and turning the old, white, male-dominated perspective of history on its head.

Tim Giago: Indian Country news slowly moving into the digital era
Opinion

Tim Giago: Indian Country news slowly moving into the digital era (March 19, 2018)

The electronic media in Indian country is like an infant that has just learned to walk.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren still facing Indian heritage questions and jokes
National | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren still facing Indian heritage questions and jokes (March 13, 2018)

With jokes about powwows and questions about DNA tests, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is still facing doubts about her Indian heritage.

Tim Giago: Indian newspapers and Indian journalists are alive and well
Opinion

Tim Giago: Indian newspapers and Indian journalists are alive and well (March 6, 2018)

It seems that the newspaper I founded on the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1981 has been kicked from pillar to post since I sold it to the Oneida Nation in 1998.

Mark Trahant: To a new kind of news organization for Indian Country
Opinion

Mark Trahant: To a new kind of news organization for Indian Country (March 6, 2018)

I have been teaching journalism for the past seven years and I am always telling students that this is a time of great opportunity

Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement
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Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement (March 1, 2018)

The movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline originated in Indian Country but some on Capitol Hill are seeing links from somewhere far, far away.

Indian Country Today revived with a veteran Native journalist at helm
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Indian Country Today revived with a veteran Native journalist at helm (February 28, 2018)

Mark Trahant, a citizen of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, is the new editor of Indian Country Today.

Failed Indian Health Service nominee lashes out after being abandoned
Health | Politics

Failed Indian Health Service nominee lashes out after being abandoned (February 22, 2018)

Robert Weaver, President Donald Trump’s failed pick to lead the Indian Health Service, is lashing out after the White House abandoned his nomination without so much as an explanation.

Vi Waln: Lakota people are still subject to poverty porn by media
Education | Opinion

Vi Waln: Lakota people are still subject to poverty porn by media (February 5, 2018)

When wasicu reporters try to write authentic Lakota news reports, the result is often poverty porn.

Facebook takes down fake 'Native' pages that posted fake news
National | Technology

Facebook takes down fake 'Native' pages that posted fake news (February 2, 2018)

Facebook has taken down a slew of 'Native American' pages that were posting links to illegitimate news sites based in Europe.

Tim Giago: Indian Country loses one of its greatest in Harriett Skye
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Tim Giago: Indian Country loses one of its greatest in Harriett Skye (January 25, 2018)

Dr. Harriett Skye, a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, was a groundbreaker for many in Indian Country.

Sorry but that 'talking stick' used in the Senate isn't Native American
Politics

Sorry but that 'talking stick' used in the Senate isn't Native American (January 24, 2018)

A 'talking stick' that became the talk of the media and certain corners of the internet isn't Native, The New York Times said in a correction to a widely-read story.

Cronkite News: Arizona's Republican senators take on President Trump
National | Politics

Cronkite News: Arizona's Republican senators take on President Trump (January 18, 2018)

Arizona’s two senators took President Donald Trump to task in separate forums, saying his attacks on the press and 'fake news' claims embolden dictators to crack down on media abroad and endanger democracy at home.

President Trump disputes 'FAKE NEWS' about his Supreme Court nomination
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President Trump disputes 'FAKE NEWS' about his Supreme Court nomination (December 19, 2017)

President Donald Trump is denying he considered rescinding the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Native activists go viral with 'Redhawks' campaign aimed at NFL team's racist mascot
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Native activists go viral with 'Redhawks' campaign aimed at NFL team's racist mascot (December 13, 2017)

A series of fake news articles, claiming the Washington NFL team changed its controversial name to the Washington Redhawks, went viral across Indian Country.

Omaha Tribe fires back after being accused of mismanaging federal disaster funds
Environment | National

Omaha Tribe fires back after being accused of mismanaging federal disaster funds (December 8, 2017)

The Omaha Tribe is firing back after being accused of failing to properly spend Federal Emergency Management Agency funds following disastrous flooding along the Missouri River in 2011.

Sarah Sunshine Manning: How about we just stop calling people 'Pocahontas'
Opinion

Sarah Sunshine Manning: How about we just stop calling people 'Pocahontas' (November 29, 2017)

Donald Trump is the stuff of cold-blooded Columbus and arrogant Custer—complete with armies of white apologists trailing behind him.

GOP lawmakers side with Indian Country amid President Trump's 'Pocahontas' controversy
National | Politics

GOP lawmakers side with Indian Country amid President Trump's 'Pocahontas' controversy (November 28, 2017)

Key Republican lawmakers are siding with Indian Country as controversy over President Donald Trump and his 'Pocahontas' comment continues to generate headlines.

Mark Trahant: Mainstream media comes up short as 'Pocahontas' story goes viral
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Mark Trahant: Mainstream media comes up short as 'Pocahontas' story goes viral (November 28, 2017)

How does the national press cover Indian Country? That’s often an easy question to answer because it’s so rare for the media to weigh in on events that matter.

Tim Giago: There are always two sides to every story -- even in Indian Country
Opinion

Tim Giago: There are always two sides to every story -- even in Indian Country (November 13, 2017)

This is a short note for those folks who went bananas when they read my column last week about the American Indian Movement.

James Giago Davies: Enjoying the freedom to think out loud and put it into print
Opinion

James Giago Davies: Enjoying the freedom to think out loud and put it into print (November 3, 2017)

It has taken several years to compile over three hundred Iyeska Journals and sports columns, usually written in just under an hour in a variety of places.

University agrees to Dakota Access lecture after Mark Trahant complained
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University agrees to Dakota Access lecture after Mark Trahant complained (October 30, 2017)

The University of North Dakota will host a lecture where the Dakota Access Pipeline will be discussed after veteran Native journalist Mark Trahant raised concerns.

Mark Trahant quits post after university stifles discussion on Dakota Access Pipeline
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Mark Trahant quits post after university stifles discussion on Dakota Access Pipeline (October 27, 2017)

Veteran Native journalist Mark Trahant is quitting his job at the University of North Dakota after he said officials stifled his efforts to discuss the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy.

Mark Trahant: Exploring the 'business' of news in Indian Country these days
Opinion

Mark Trahant: Exploring the 'business' of news in Indian Country these days (October 16, 2017)

How can Indian Country serve readers as an independent news organization?

YES! Magazine: Native family uses energy proceeds to benefit Indian Country
Environment | National

YES! Magazine: Native family uses energy proceeds to benefit Indian Country (October 12, 2017)

A new fund will support deeply researched investigative journalism that reports on critical issues in Indian Country.

Oneida Nation donates assets of Indian Country Today Media Network to tribal organization
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Oneida Nation donates assets of Indian Country Today Media Network to tribal organization (October 4, 2017)

The defunct Indian Country Today Media Network will remain in Indian Country's hands thanks to the Oneida Nation.

Tim Giago: Fairness policy in media paved the way for more Indian Country voices
Opinion

Tim Giago: Fairness policy in media paved the way for more Indian Country voices (October 2, 2017)

When radio first started to make an impact on its listeners around 1929 there was a great fear that it would be used in a lot of ways to circumvent free speech.

Tim Giago: Media in Indian Country still finds strength in the face of bad news
Opinion

Tim Giago: Media in Indian Country still finds strength in the face of bad news (September 25, 2017)

I sent the Oneida Nation an email asking them to let me have the 'Indian Country Today' name back.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Defending freedom of the press in Indian Country
Opinion

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Defending freedom of the press in Indian Country (September 18, 2017)

Native Sun News Today is an independent newspaper and beholden to none.

Native Sun News Today: Teton Times publisher nominated for Spirit of Dakota Award
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Native Sun News Today: Teton Times publisher nominated for Spirit of Dakota Award (September 13, 2017)

Avis Little Eagle, the publisher of the Teton Times based in McLaughlin, has been nominated for the Spirit of Dakota Award.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Indian Country Today failed because it was a business
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Doug George-Kanentiio: Indian Country Today failed because it was a business (September 11, 2017)

The problems with Indian Country Today can be traced to its decision to leave Lakota territory and move to offices in central New York and then to an office in Manhattan.

Mark Trahant: Indian Country is strong when media in Indian Country is strong
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Mark Trahant: Indian Country is strong when media in Indian Country is strong (September 11, 2017)

Some of the best days in Indian Country occurred during periods of a vigorous and independent press.

Mary Annette Pember: Embracing a new role after death of Indian news source
Opinion

Mary Annette Pember: Embracing a new role after death of Indian news source (September 7, 2017)

Indian Country Today hiatus is a blow to nuanced coverage of indigenous peoples, independent journalist Mary Annette Pember writes.

Oneida Nation announces indefinite 'hiatus' for Indian Country Media Network
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Oneida Nation announces indefinite 'hiatus' for Indian Country Media Network (September 5, 2017)

After being founded more than 30 years ago by veteran journalist Tim Giago, Indian Country Today Media Today Network is no longer.

Mark Trahant: We need a 'vehicle of Indian intelligence' for Indian Country news
Opinion

Mark Trahant: We need a 'vehicle of Indian intelligence' for Indian Country news (September 5, 2017)

In the words of an editor of the historic Cherokee Phoenix, we need a ‘vehicle of Indian intelligence’ to serve Indian news.

Mark Trahant: Native media can't survive these days without deeper pockets
Opinion

Mark Trahant: Native media can't survive these days without deeper pockets (August 29, 2017)

Nearly every Native American journalist in the country can tell you what our national media ought to look like.

Gyasi Ross: Vice failed to ask Native people for thoughts about Mount Rushmore
Opinion

Gyasi Ross: Vice failed to ask Native people for thoughts about Mount Rushmore (August 22, 2017)

Gyasi Ross pens a response on Indian Country Media Network to VICE editor Wilbert Cooper regarding his article, 'Let’s Blow Up Mt. Rushmore,'

Charles Kader: 'Wind River' film trafficks in marginalized death in Indian Country
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Charles Kader: 'Wind River' film trafficks in marginalized death in Indian Country (August 17, 2017)

‘Wind River' is a film about marginalized death on Native lands, passing for entertainment for middle-class voyeurs often amazed that any Natives are still alive, Charles Kader writes on Indian Country Media Network.

New York Times turns to Native Americans for Conversation on Race project
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New York Times turns to Native Americans for Conversation on Race project (August 16, 2017)

As part of its Conversation on Race project, The New York Times features a short film that focuses on Native American views on race, blood quantum and other issues.

Zenobia Jeffries: Media must be honest about planned race riot in Charlottesville
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Zenobia Jeffries: Media must be honest about planned race riot in Charlottesville (August 14, 2017)

Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are?

Southern Ute Tribe offers $1 million matching grant for KSUT public radio station
Technology

Southern Ute Tribe offers $1 million matching grant for KSUT public radio station (August 10, 2017)

One of the first radio stations in Indian Country is raising funds to move to a new home.

Global Voices: Digital radio station promotes indigenous communities in Brazil
Technology | World

Global Voices: Digital radio station promotes indigenous communities in Brazil (July 24, 2017)

Rádio Yandê, the first Indigenous online radio station in Brazil, uses digital media to promote Native languages and communities.

Kiowa citizen Tristan Ahtone to report on tribes for High Country News
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Kiowa citizen Tristan Ahtone to report on tribes for High Country News (June 26, 2017)

Tristan Ahtone, an award-winning journalist, will be covering tribal issues for High Country News.

New York Times editorial board reconsiders stance on racist trademarks
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New York Times editorial board reconsiders stance on racist trademarks (June 23, 2017)

In June 2014, the editorial board of The New York Times stood with Native activists in their challenge to the racist trademarks of the Washington NFL team.

Terese Mailhot: I cringe at what passes as Native 'art' these days
Arts & Entertainment | Opinion

Terese Mailhot: I cringe at what passes as Native 'art' these days (June 9, 2017)

Are Native artists and media failing to produce substantive works? Terese Marie Mailhot asks some tough questions on Indian Country Media Network.

Incoming member of Congress negotiating plea deal for assault
Law | Politics

Incoming member of Congress negotiating plea deal for assault (June 8, 2017)

Republican Greg Gianforte lost the Native vote but was successful overall in his bid to represent Montana in the U.S. House.

Leader of Yavapai-Apache Nation among 'Most Influential Women'
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Leader of Yavapai-Apache Nation among 'Most Influential Women' (June 1, 2017)

Jane Russell Winiecki of the Yavapai-Apache Nation will be featured in the 'Most Influential Women in Arizona Business' issue of Arizona Business Magazine.

Republican candidate to replace Ryan Zinke charged with assault
National | Politics

Republican candidate to replace Ryan Zinke charged with assault (May 25, 2017)

Greg Gianforte allegedly assaulted a reporter as the closely-watched campaign in Montana came to a close.

Tiffany Midge: A response to winning the cultural appropriation prize
Canada | Opinion

Tiffany Midge: A response to winning the cultural appropriation prize (May 22, 2017)

Hal Niedzviecki is the winner of the Flaming Bag of Poo Prize for Best D-Bag Move by an Editor Propagating Appropriation and Racism

Native Sun News Today: Newspaper walks away with top award again
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Native Sun News Today: Newspaper walks away with top award again (May 9, 2017)

Once again the staff of Native Sun News Today came home with South Dakota’s top newspaper award, the General Excellence Award.

James Giago Davies: Uncle Sam just baked everyone some cupcakes
Opinion

James Giago Davies: Uncle Sam just baked everyone some cupcakes (May 8, 2017)

Most enlightened people in Western democracies think propaganda is something that dupes the people of inferior countries, but that they understand how society works.

Simon Moya-Smith: Media continues to peddle in Indian stereotypes
Opinion

Simon Moya-Smith: Media continues to peddle in Indian stereotypes (April 21, 2017)

'This is Indian country. This is enemy country,' a Fox News pundit said comparing Native Americans to the terrorist organization.

Native Sun News Today: Newspaper moves closer to Native readers
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Native Sun News Today: Newspaper moves closer to Native readers (April 18, 2017)

The Native Sun News Today weekly newspaper has relocated its office to 530 Cambell Street, Suite 3 on the eastside of Rapid City.

Mark Charles: Celebrating war reveals disregard for our humanity
Opinion

Mark Charles: Celebrating war reveals disregard for our humanity (April 17, 2017)

When we go beyond confronting terrorism to blatantly celebrating the deaths of terrorists, and praising the beauty of our weapons that destroyed them, we are blurring the lines of humanity.

Native reporter Jenni Monet wins award for work at Standing Rock
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Native reporter Jenni Monet wins award for work at Standing Rock (April 6, 2017)

'At their heart, her stories were about the religious freedom, sovereignty, and human rights sought by Indigenous people everywhere.'

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Just another day of trying to keep up with the Trumps
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Native Sun News Today Editorial: Just another day of trying to keep up with the Trumps (March 24, 2017)

Doesn’t it seem that we are all living in a reality show called 'Keeping up with the Trumps.'

Native Sun News Today: Water protectors take Dakota Access fight to D.C.
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Native Sun News Today: Water protectors take Dakota Access fight to D.C. (March 9, 2017)

With throngs headed to Washington, D.C., journalists received an answer to their plea to drop court claims against colleagues who were arrested for covering the Dakota Access Pipeline.