Results of Cherokee Nation principal chief vote due October 10 (September 23, 2011)
Members of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma will vote on Saturday for principal chief but the results won't be known until October 10 at the earliest. Citizens can cast ballots until October 8 under a court order that was approved...
Column: Freedmen dispute a sad story for the Cherokee Nation (September 23, 2011)
"Recently I saw a fascinating story in the news: the Cherokee Nation had just voted to expel the descendants of freed slaves from their tribe. Reading on, I discovered layers of suffering spread across multiple generations. When the Cherokee were...
Letter: Cherokee Freedmen dustup about sovereignty not race (September 23, 2011)
"Bill John Baker says Chief Chad Smith caused this problem over the freedmen descendants. A Baker supporter, Councilwoman Fishinghawk, started the petition to vote on freedmen. In 2007, a majority of Cherokee citizens voted against continuance of services to those...
Julia Good Fox: Working toward true Indian self-determination (September 23, 2011)
"Like Arab Spring, the success of American Indian self-determination is dependent not only on restructuring and rebuilding community with the goal of empowerment of the people, but it also is dependent upon developing international relationships and communications. These relationships ought...
Gyasi Ross: A video tribute to Russell Means for his leadership (September 23, 2011)
YouTube: Russell Means, Indian Leadership: A Tribute $P Related Stories:Native News: Dennis Banks sees Russell Means in New Mexico (9/8) Native Sun News: Russell Means diagnosed with terminal cancer (8/17)...
Native Sun News: Gerard Baker leaves behind a strong legacy (September 23, 2011)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy. All content © Native Sun News. MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL –– Heritage Village is a remembrance of and a tribute to a way of life long ago usurped by “Western...
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