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Vince Two Eagles: Some background on tribal general assistance programs
Vince Two Eagles: Some background on tribal general assistance programs (February 22, 2016)

Most Indian people would rather be working than to be on general assistance.


Vince Two Eagles: Our ancestors knew how to manage forestland
Vince Two Eagles: Our ancestors knew how to manage forestland (February 17, 2016)

When I started this column several years back I wanted to share information about the development and contributions of Native peoples to dispel the notion that Native people were ignorant, backward, savages.


Vince Two Eagles: The rez of the story about treaty-making in the United States
Vince Two Eagles: The rez of the story about treaty-making in the United States (February 10, 2016)

One of the most asked about issues concerning Native people is the issue of treaties.


Vince Two Eagles: Powwows and Sundances are not the same
Vince Two Eagles: Powwows and Sundances are not the same (January 15, 2016)

There are Pow-wows and Sundances held routinely throughout many European countries and therein lies the rub for many Indian people.


Vince Two Eagles: Potatoes are indigenous contribution to world
Vince Two Eagles: Potatoes are indigenous contribution to world (December 4, 2015)

As you hoist that extra helping of delicious mashed potatoes (we all do it) this year consider the following FYI to add to your growing knowledge of Native America.


Vince Two Eagles: Focus on being thankful this holiday season
Vince Two Eagles: Focus on being thankful this holiday season (November 27, 2015)

In addition to the nice big turkey and all the trimmings to share with your families this year, teach yourself, each other, your children, and your grandchildren to not be so concerned with what they don't have but with what they have.


Vince Two Eagles: Indian people played board games too
Vince Two Eagles: Indian people played board games too (November 13, 2015)

The so-called 'holiday season' has arrived everywhere at once here in our country--yes even in Indian Country.


Vince Two Eagles: A Native worldview remains relevant today
Vince Two Eagles: A Native worldview remains relevant today (November 9, 2015)

The tapestry of multiculturalism making up our human community is absolutely, without question, relevant to today’s conversation about the ongoing development past, present, and future of collective mankind.


Vince Two Eagles: Native medicine goes back thousands of years
Vince Two Eagles: Native medicine goes back thousands of years (October 8, 2015)

Even today our people continue to utilize ancient medicinal plants, herbs and techniques to treat illness.


Vince Two Eagles: Our tribal religions are still alive and flourishing
Vince Two Eagles: Our tribal religions are still alive and flourishing (September 8, 2015)

God is Red by Vine Deloria is perhaps the definitive examination of the contrast of Native religious structures and practices with that of white America ever written.


Vince Two Eagles: Independence is far better than dependence
Vince Two Eagles: Independence is far better than dependence (August 24, 2015)

Non-Indians would do well to support local Native initiatives to be independent.


Vince Two Eagles: Being related is only one part of the picture
Vince Two Eagles: Being related is only one part of the picture (August 14, 2015)

Sitomani ob washteya ipi ichiye means to be in good relationship with all things.


Vince Two Eagles: Questions about 'Pezhi' in Indian Country
Vince Two Eagles: Questions about 'Pezhi' in Indian Country (July 23, 2015)

I wanted to underscore by concern about the growing interest to use pot as a cash crop as part of some Native Nation's emerging strategy for economic growth and opportunity.


Vince Two Eagles: Summertime means powwows and Sundances
Vince Two Eagles: Summertime means powwows and Sundances (May 26, 2015)

I know the allowing of non-Indians to attend a Sundance, let alone participate in one, is highly controversial in Indian country.


Vince Two Eagles: The top 10 influential people in Indian Country
Vince Two Eagles: The top 10 influential people in Indian Country (April 30, 2015)

Time magazine recently published their 100 Most Influential People List for this year. Unless I missed it, there were no Natives included in their list.


Vince Two Eagles: Native Americans are citizens in our nations
Vince Two Eagles: Native Americans are citizens in our nations (March 3, 2015)

What difference does it make to the displaced, disenfranchised, oppressed and marginalized people if the insane destructive, disruptive or fractionalizing policies of plenary authority of one people over another is imposed in the name of 'manifest destiny' or religious doctrine?


Vince Two Eagles: Indian family seen as threat in urban Chicago
Vince Two Eagles: Indian family seen as threat in urban Chicago (September 9, 2014)

Vince Two Eagles shares the story of Bennie Bearskin, a member of the Winnebago Tribe whose family was part of the urban relocation effort.


Vince Two Eagles: How Sundance returned to Yankton Sioux
Vince Two Eagles: How Sundance returned to Yankton Sioux (June 24, 2014)

Vince Two Eagles shares the story of how the Sun Dance returned to the Yankton Sioux Tribe.


Vince Two Eagles: The Sun Dance came back to Yankton Sioux
Vince Two Eagles: The Sun Dance came back to Yankton Sioux (June 17, 2014)

Vince Two Eagles shares the story of how the Sun Dance returned to the Yankton Sioux Tribe in South Dakota.


Vince Two Eagles: Sharing the story of the very first sweat lodge
Vince Two Eagles: Sharing the story of the very first sweat lodge (May 21, 2014)

Vince Two Eagles shares the story of the very first inipi, or sweat lodge ceremony.


Vince Two Eagle: Some questions about Indian health care
Vince Two Eagle: Some questions about Indian health care (November 12, 2013)

Vince Two Eagles shares answers to some commonly asked questions about the Indian Health Service.


Vince Two Eagles: The rez of the story on   enrollment matters
Vince Two Eagles: The rez of the story on enrollment matters (June 25, 2013)

Vince Two Eagles discusses tribal enrollment matters on his Rez of the Story column.


Charles Trimble: Rez philosopher Vince Two Eagles   writes     book
Charles Trimble: Rez philosopher Vince Two Eagles writes book (January 10, 2012)

The first communication I ever had with journalist/philosopher Vince Two Eagles was not a cordial exchange of pleasantries. I received a letter from him via e-mail in which he criticized...