October 24, 2014

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Stereotype Revisited: Can Indian student-athletes make it at the college level? Written by Cedric Sunray 655
Joe Dorman Reminds Voters Education is On the Line this Election Day Written by Joe Dorman 195
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Action Items and Takeaways Written by Cara Cowan Watts 350
GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 179
Curbing Breast Cancer Rates in Our Communities Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 158
Crazy Horse and Chips, boyhood friends: Chips knew where his bones were buried Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 218
Mascots, beer and peanuts: Check the expiration dates Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 221
Time is ripe to stop fracking at Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock Written by Winona LaDuke 1853
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Social Media Written by Cara Cowan Watts 772
Notes from the Chief: Expanding Careers Options for Cherokee People Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 115
New comment deadline on BIA rights-of-way regs across allottee lands Written by Jay Daniels 269
Notes from the Chief: Honoring our Cherokee Warriors Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 420
Strengthening our pipeline of Cherokee speakers Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 433
S.E. RUCKMAN: Pennies From Heaven in White Envelopes Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 779
Cherokee Nation development project will help make northeast Oklahoma shopping, dining, entertainment destination Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 375
If You Build it… Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 386
GIAGO: American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 435
Did The OSU Student Write His Apology? Written by Wilhelm Murg 552
GIAGO: There can be dignity in the face of poverty Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 519
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101 Written by Cara Cowan Watts 631
Notes from the Chief: Internships at Cherokee Nation and Cherokee Nation Businesses build bright futures Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 497
GIAGO: A farewell to my friend Eugene Long Soldier Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 378
Interior Board of Indian Appeals affirms Oklahoma lease rental adjustment Written by Jay Daniels 477
CHEROKEE CHAT: Annual Scholarship Workshop Focused on Tribal Citizens Written by Cara Cowan Watts 448
CHAVERS: Preparing American Indian Students for College Written by Dr. DEAN CHAVERS 238
GIAGO: The Fourth Estate at Wounded Knee in 1973 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 386
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: Whats the rush? Written by Jay Daniels 506
To the Editor, Re: Redoubt Falls Written by Michael A. Baines, Tribal Chairman, Sitka Tribe of Alaska 382
Notes from the Chief: Elite Cherokee firefighting units risking their lives to help Californians in the paths of wildfires Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 651
GIAGO: Like an old soldier maybe the mascot will slowly fade away Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 442
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska speaks out on IHS hospital problems Written by Press Release on behalf of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Leadership, via Stinson Leonard Street LLP 1251
Notes from the Chief: Enjoy the culture and hospitality of the Cherokee Nation during Cherokee National Holiday, Labor Day weekend Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 522
Cherokee Chat: Frequently Asked Cherokee Questions Answered Written by Cara Cowan Watts 558
GIAGO: South Dakota could be a political hotbed in 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1886
GIAGO: History of the Pueblo Indian drovers and the Great Sioux Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 520
Millions invested in our communities generate priceless returns Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 621
Land Buyback Program: Did anything really happen? Written by Jay Daniels 879
S.E. RUCKMAN: Words are like Arrows that we Shoot into the Air Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1257
Cherokee Chat: Cherokee Nation Program Structure Written by Cara Cowan Watts 524
Notes from Indian Country: A view from the 8th decade Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 677
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE:Racism in Indian Schools Written by DEAN CHAVERS 1239
Coalition applauds Patent Office decision Written by Civil and Human Rights Coalition submission 465
Strengthening Tribal Communities through Education and Economic Development Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2123
Cherokee Nation Contract Health Care Changes Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1277
Obama returning to Indian Country for visit Written by President Barack Obama 660
GIAGO: Notes from Indian Country | June 2, 1014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 410
Cherokee citizen Keith Harper is an inspiration for our next seven generations Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 940
United States Supreme Court Decision supports Tribal sovereign immunity in Bay Mills Casino Case Written by United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. 1190
Greater care required for Effigy Mounds Written by Telegraph Herald. May 18, 2014 | The Associated Press 417
GIAGO: To the graduating Class of 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 641
Ask Elouise: Upcoming Events in Cobell v. Salazar Written by Cobell Settlement 4043
Sen. Reid: “Since Snyder Fails To Show Any Leadership,” The NFL Should Remove Racism From The League Written by Publisher 775
Open Letter to Tribal Leaders, American People Written by Buffalo Field Campaign Media Release 1129
April 22 marks anniversary of Oklahoma Land Run Written by Joyce Oberly 4289
CHAVERS: He cut a path for Indian journalists nationwide Written by DR. DEAN CHAVERS 1301
Ask Elouise: A Letter from Class Counsel on settlement checks Written by David Smith and Bill Dorris 3253
USDA Continues Reaching Indian Country Through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Written by Leslie Wheelock 1069
Around the Campfire: The Disappointing ACT Scores Written by By Dr. Dean Chavers 1687
The Uneasy Coexistence of Conservative Justice and Tribal Rights at the Supreme Court Written by Ben Fenner 1958
Indian Law and Order Commission Report Reaction Written by Byron Mallott 1021
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Grandmothers are Cheering Us on Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Correspondent 1009
Letter to the Editor: Keystone Pipeline a ticking bomb Written by Dwain Camp, Elder of the Ponca Nation 912
International Mother Language Day Feb. 21 Written by Prof. Colleen Fitzgerald, UT Arlington 3312
DICK LAY: CNB-CNCR has decided to stop using prevailing wage Written by Dick Lay, Cherokee Nation Councilor 1008
Wild Turkey and American Spirits: Remembering Robert J. Conley Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2477
Harsh Oklahoma weather means making tough decisions to serve the Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 861
Driving Under the Influence of Distraction Written by AAA Oklahoma 831
Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting? Written by MARK TRAHANT 2210
GIAGO: Indians and Jews: Building a holocaust museum together? Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1188
S.E. RUCKMAN: Reading Between the Lines on the Keystone Pipeline Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1175
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Petition being circulated Written by Eleanor McDaniel 1064
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Nation College Written by Lotsee Patterson, Ph.D. 1169
S.E. RUCKMAN: No Reservations about new "Promise Zones" Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1224
Native Times print edition on break, switching to paid circulation Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2030
GIAGO: A child’s prayer brought about a miracle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 Native Sun News 1931
Washburn: Interior's Land Buy-Back Program: Strengthening our Nation-to-Nation Partnership Written by Kevin K. Washburn 1142
Cobell funds delay cuts deep Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6959
NRC Response to “Rotten American Indian charities” Written by Robbi Rice Dietrich, President, National Relief Charities 1432
Rotten American Indian charities Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright 2013 8369
Katie John: "Her Name Will Be Our Rallying Cry!" Written by Friends of Katie John 1886
Delaware Chief: An open letter to the people of Kansas Written by Chief Paula Pechonick, Delaware Tribe of Indians 1986
TIM GIAGO: Only Tom Daschle can save the Affordable Care Act Written by TIM GIAGO 1496
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ghosts are alive and well in mascot issue Written by S.E. Ruckman 1687
How many think ‘Redskins’ is a slur? Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press National Writer 2863
Racist Mascots: Political Correctness Gone Wrong? Written by David W. Narcomey, Seminole 2163
Cherokee Chief responds to transfer of Veronica Brown Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Bill John Baker 2282
WhiteHouseBlog: Securing the Vote for All Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett | Whitehouse.gov 1349
It’s time to change Washington Redskins name Written by ENI F.H. FALEOMAVAEGA, U.S. House Delegate 3644
GIAGO: South Dakota Public Radio flunks on two counts Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 1845
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: IMPROVE A SCHOOL, GET FIRED Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2013 1576
Stopping the Keystone pipeline: The battle of our time Written by DR SARA JUMPING EAGLE 4447
TIM GIAGO: Holocaust Museum should be built at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2130
Coalition of Native Activists withdraw support from KXL Pipeline TruthForce concert Written by JoKay Dowell 2652
Sink or swim: The feds are out of the rescue business - at least in Indian Country Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times Publisher 2413
David Jin: Hualapai being led astray by rouge members of Tribal Council Written by David Jin, CEO of Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC. 3045
Voices and Images from the Oral History Center Written by Corey Flood 2920
Sacheen Littlefeather and the Oscar 'stunt' seen ‘round the world Written by LISA SNELL 3866
S.E. RUCKMAN: Confessions of a Washington Redskin Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2954
GIAGO: Signing off after more than 30 years Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2202
Briefs in support of dismissal of Muscogee Creek Nation, et al. v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et Written by JAY DANIELS 3246
Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3036
GIAGO: Separating the mixed-bloods from the full bloods Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2627
The Cobell Settlement and Cherokee Nation Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 5703
USDA seeking nominations for committee advisors Written by Edward Avalos, USDA Undersecretary 2374
Around the Campfire: Fake Indians Written by Dr. Dean Chavers | Copyright 2013 6692
JAY DANIELS: Your Great, Great Grandmother wasn’t a Cherokee Princess Written by JAY DANIELS 3007
LETTER: Appalled by Cherokee bear pits Written by Reader Submission 2565
GIAGO: BIA: Bureau of Incompetent Asses Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3237
JAY DANIELS: Another Change – But this time one for the better! Written by JAY DANIELS 2657
S.E. RUCKMAN: Looking back at 2012 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 33411
Roundhouse Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 4 Written by JAY DANIELS 2771
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 3 Written by JAY DANIELS 2978
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 2 Written by JAY DANIELS 2296
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Written by JAY DANIELS 2943
GIAGO: ‘Wiping Away the Tears’ at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2494
GIAGO: ‘There are no words to describe it’ Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2509
S.E. RUCKMAN: Wishful thinking: A Native on the SCOTUS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2218
American Indian Untouchables and the 2012 White House Tribal Leaders Summit Written by Rev. John Norwood (Nanticoke-Lenape), General Secretary, Alliance of Colonial Era Tribes (ACET) 3117
GIAGO: Native Americans and homosexuality Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 5695
Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities Written by Jodi Gillette, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, White House Domestic Policy Counc 2220
The secret history of the Sequoya’s Cherokee syllabary Written by Richard Thornton 4107
S.E. RUCKMAN: Open Carry a fact for Oklahoma, but not Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3142
GIAGO: Playing both sides against the middle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1877
Around the Campfire: The adventures of Toni and Dean Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 1947
North Dakota NATIVE VOTE efforts show at the polls Written by Vonnie Lone Chief 2188
Ask Elouise Nov. 7, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 2055
Feathering the storm with USET Written by Cedric Sunray 2824
Addiction is a brain disease Written by Ronald Shaw, M.D. / Osage 3345
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Indian voting rights and the restricting of voting Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2403
S.E. RUCKMAN: Quantum vs. descendency, an egg best left unscrambled Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2281
NICWA responds to Dr. Phil's coverage of S.C. ICWA case Written by NICWA News Release 4190
VAWA - Violence Against Native Women Gaining Global Attention—Will Congress Do Something?
 Written by www.indianlaw.org 3466
Native People and Self Governance Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 2989
Sioux elder, prisoner, earns G.E.D., named 'Student of the Year' Written by Garry Crowe, Elder, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 2072
GIAGO: Mascots, Ignorance and Racism Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Native American Journalists Foundation 2374
S.E. RUCKMAN: The chatter on Cobell Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7540
Ask Elouise: Sept. 11, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 3450
Hickory Ground Chief responds to Poarch Creeks Written by George Thompson, Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Traditional Chief) 3968
GIAGO: Remembering when Custer ‘Died with his Boots on’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2151
First Female Kiowa Leader Emerges Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 4935
The time of prophecy: Keeping one eye open Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 3393
Just don’t tell ‘em about the pajamas Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher, Native American Times 2311
GIAGO: Jim Amoss missed a wonderful year at Harvard Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2048
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: He can't give away scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 1551
Poarch “Creeks”: Cashing In and Selling Out Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 11773
Native American Brain Food No. 3: Quechua and Maya DNA in the Southern Highlands Written by Richard Thornton 5122
Defending the sovereignty of the Indian Nations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2249
An extra potato from the bin: When even the feds plea for a rain dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1861
Cloaks and Daggers in the Indian Health Service Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3006
LETTER: Disappointed in Navajo settlement vote Written by Elmer Clark, Vice President,Teesto Chapter 2375
Maze of jurisdictions cause a kind of lawlessness in regards to Indian women Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3348
S.E. RUCKMAN: IHS remains in ICU Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2487
GIAGO: 'Custer Died for Your Sins' Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2664
American Indians and Social Security Written by Dave Baldridge, Executive Director, International Association for Indigenous Aging 3262
GIAGO: The Placard Read; ‘Keep the Redskins White’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2779
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: A handful of Indian scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2403
Into Forever, the last Footsteps of Holy People Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. © 2012 4749
GIAGO: A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2198
Te Ata Bearer of New Dawn of Understanding Written by Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation 2998
GIAGO: ‘Divide and rule’ was the unwritten goal of the Indian agents Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2392
LETTER: Settlement is an Exercise of Sovereignty Written by Harrison Tsosie 2312
Who’s an American Indian? Warren case stirs query Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer 2478
Letter: Settlement Maximizes Navajo Nation Water Rights Written by Chris Deschene 2543
Ask Elouise: Appeals court affirms approval of Cobell settlement Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 4837
Editorial paints deceptive picture of Oklahoma Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1985
Has one-drop rule on race identification been overruled? Written by CLARENCE PAGE, Chicago Tribune Writer 2349
GIAGO: ‘Beer sniffing’ reporters invade Pine Ridge Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) 2504
Super elders among us: Centenarians in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2814
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: We All Have Heroes Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2835
Who's that knocking at your door? Written by Thomas O. Mills 2981
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian culture remains free enterprise to anyone in grease paint Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2726
GIAGO: Looking in the mirror with no reflection Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2374
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ownership of water a line drawn in the sand Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2532
GIAGO: Writing to inspire a new generation of Native Americans Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2528
From the Cradle to the Career: Improving Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Written by Charlie Galbraith 3539
Individual Rights Only, for Indigenous Peoples at the UN Written by Charmaine White Face, Zumila Wobaga, Spokesperson, Sioux Nation Treaty Council 2794
GIAGO: Addressing the most discriminatory bill ever passed in South Dakota Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4596
GIAGO: Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2513
GIAGO: RST Constitution is supposed to be ‘law of the land’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2853
S.E. RUCKMAN: Scientists link racism, prejudice to simply being dumb Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3030
Blueprint for an America Built to Last and Indian Country Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, Domestic Policy Council 2745
Some crimes declining; stalking is not Written by SHERRY CLARK & ANN DAPICE 2887
Notes from Indian Country: An apology is oftentimes never enough Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2780
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens need to be involved in changing tribal constitution Written by OJ Semans Sr. 2510
S.E. Ruckman: Shorn locks and the knowing of hearts Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2575
Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced Written by COREY FLOOD 6148
Notes from Indian Country: SuAnne died young, but her legacy lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 5245
NCAI Stands Up for Boarding School Alumni Written by Cedric Sunray 5947
S.E. RUCKMAN: Spirit of rebellion alive and kicking in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2272
Jacoby Ellsbury: Final Results of the 2011 Baseball Season Written by Nancy Tuthill 2406
Tribal Heritage An Important Part of South Dakota Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 3367
Sen. Johnson Announces Women Veterans Initiative Written by Senator Constance N. Johnson 2343
Veteran's Day 2011 Written by Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 2371
Letter: Support Veterans with Lou Gehrig's Disease Written by Kim Wilson LPN 2718
Notes from Indian Country: Two old adversaries face terminal cancer ailments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3212
Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs 3957
Baby killer receives slap on wrist sentence Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 2498
S.E. RUCKMAN: A 'civilized' afternoon under the Creek Council Oak Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2864
Around the Campfire: Indian Hate Groups Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 6723
National Native American Heritage Month and the White House Tribal Nations Conference Written by Kimberly Teehee 3290
President Barack Obama Remembers Elouise Cobell Written by Barack Obama, president of the United States of America 2328
ABC News: Reflecting on the obvious; ignoring the not-so-obvious Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 2984
Heyoka: Dinosaurs and Supernaturals Among Us Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 3801
Utilizing ARRA to Create Healthy, Active Communities in Indian Country Written by Margaret Knight, Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians 2850
Greater Private Sector Diversity Sought on USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Written by Janet A. Nuzum, Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator 1813
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Keystone Pipeline & the karma of bad decisions Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3057
Notes from Indian Country: The enigma of AIM leader Russell Means Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4363
Revisiting Columbus Day: Wonderment does not Equal Truth Written by Monique Vondall-Rieke 4091
Native Nations, not Feds, should grant Tribal Recognition Written by J.D. Colbert 3157
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The irony of the Black Hills’ annual Buffalo Roundup Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3185
Domestic Violence is Sexy Written by Cedric Sunray 3683
Eagles Disappearing into the Sunset of Termination Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 3121
FWS favoring rights of sportsmen over Native American culture and spirituality Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 3540
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The other ‘Good Meat’ is the buffalo Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3709
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Fear of Termination Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 2160
Letter: On burying Eagle feathers with slain police officers Written by David Swallow, Jr., Lakota Spiritual Leader 3949
S.E. RUCKMAN: 'Cobell Warming' Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 10419
Notes from Indian Country: September 5, 2011 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 2498
We Are All Connected Written by Dawn Quigley 2736
A Step Toward better Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country Written by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan 4987
The new trend: Tribal infomercials Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4392
Around the Campfire: Racism and Wildlife Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 2731
Ancestral Artists, the Proud Legacy of Women Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4295
Launching the American Indian Research, Education Initiative Written by Bill Valdez, Acting Director 3532
Wambli Sina Win: Indestructible Indian, Traditonalist with a Rebel Heart Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4802
Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 7360
S.E. RUCKMAN: Relics example of material culture mixing with material enterprise Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4407
The Ultimate Expression of Faith, the Lakota Sun Dance Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 22044
Around the Campfire: No Voting RIghts in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5445
S.E. RUCKMAN: Voter apathy and forsaking tribal elections Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4631
Wambli Sina Win: Pretendians: the Hostile Takeover of Indian Tribes Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6731
Ruth Hopkins: Prophecy of the White Buffalo Calf Written by Ruth Hopkins 16053
Wambli Sina Win: The Thunderbird's Echo Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6787
Cigarette tax: Not about money? Written by Ryan Dreveskracht 6648
Letter: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Written by Gena Holland Stretch 2945
Kvco-Hvse, “Blackberry Month” Written by James Treat 4100
Roots of the Red Tree Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4099
S.E. RUCKMAN: Chi Dlo Dil - The Laughing Party Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8092
Fallen Stars Within a Book of Ghosts Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5027
White to green: Fighting obesity Written by David Torney, MD, PhD and Eleanor Dixon, PhD 4282
A population forsaken and forgotten Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4243
Letter: Surprised at outrage over "Geronimo" code name Written by Jim Beaver 3156
“Heroics and John Wayne Moments” – Geronimo and Bin Laden, why? Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 4424
Geronimo code name sucker punch for Native peoples Written by Mary Campbell, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development 4556
Chickasha naget’owa? What is a Chickasaw? Written by J.D. Colbert 5225
Mortal Indian, Immortal Manifest Destiny Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7440
S.E. RUCKMAN: Getting aquainted with the Kiowa 5/6 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6319
Native people and dual citizenship; The long journey Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Elder 6286
Around the Campfire: Indians in the Military Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 4819
Iyeska, the Interpreter Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5408
A conversation with Dennis Banks Written by Chesley Oxendine, Bacone College 10199
One Hundred Feathers, One Hundred Years Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5862
Students, groups call for suspension of offensive student publication Written by Brian Alexander 7883
Letter to California Governor re: offensive powwow article Written by Brian Ames Ricker-Alexander 6273
Heyoka: A Man Taller than his Shadow Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D 14916
Ancestral Legends Teach About Human Nature Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 9214
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Sweatlodge Written by S.E. Ruckman 4057
Cobell’s 30 Pieces of Silver, Our Beads and Trinkets Written by J.D. Colbert 6612
The Red Road is not for Sale Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 20293
GIAGO: Bush handed Obama a shovel and said, “I’m out-a here” Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 5166
Hopi Creation Story explains things Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager Hopi Cultural Center 10583
GIAGO: Walking away from the editor’s desk Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 3725
“Chevron Pulls Greatest Magic Trick Ever as They Make Plaintiffs Disappear!” Written by SHELLEY BLUEJAY PIERCE 5901
Enlightening Quechan Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 9308
Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment” Written by Van Jones, Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid 5287
Indigenous peoples locked in global struggle to survive Written by Sherwood Ross 5697
Around the Campfire: Helen Scheirbeck was a giant Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © 2011 5993
GIAGO: Freedom of the press not exactly alive in Indian Country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 8472
Ask Elouise 
December 28, 2010 Written by Elouise Cobell 3704
TIM GIAGO: The Moon of the Popping Trees Written by TIM GIAGO 6206
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian Country is in the midst of a cosmic conundrum Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5387
Coulter: UN Declaration sets new agenda for US-Indian relations Written by Robert T. Coulter, Executive Director, Indian Law Resource Center 4912
Ask Elouise
December 2, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5258
GIAGO: A day to give thanks a part of Native American tradition Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5695
Johnson Honors South Dakota’s Year of Unity Written by Senator Tim Johnson's Office 5020
S.E. Ruckman: Esteeming the brave is a like a pattern welded into our DNA Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4165
GIAGO: Tom Daschle, Obama’s point man on Healthcare Reform, was thrown under the bus Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5760
LETTER: Lies Obstruct Unity Written by Charmaine White Face, Nov. 3, 2010 3945
S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund turns 40 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4490
LETTER: Regarding UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples Written by Antonio Gonzales, AIM-WEST Director 4713
Ask Elouise: 
September 30, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3196
GIAGO: Disguising themselves as Indians was an act of cowardice Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5209
Social Security: Spousal benefits offer increased retirement options Written by Vicky Watkins, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma 4724
CHAVERS: Funding in Indian Country not fair Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 5561
Could Capt. Jack get a pardon too? Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3812
GIAGO: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6905
Donut hamburgers? The devil loves junk food Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4885
GIAGO: This Penn State professor deserves the respect of Native journalists Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4164
LETTER: Regarding Choctaw Tribe of Florida, BIA findings Written by Bernadette Choctaw 6731
LETTER: On Mayor Bloomberg's comments Written by David Kimelberg 5444
Ask Elouise: 
August 10, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3404
Cobell settlement: So close, yet so far Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8096
GIAGO: Remembering great Native American news reporters Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6485
Letter: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act Written by Eric S. Trevan 4997
LETTER: Clarification of 'Storms rip reservations' story Written by Derek Jensen, FEMA 3849
American Indian Leader Called Home Written by Cedric Sunray 7116
Ask Elouise: July 7, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5359
A Hopi Connection with Other Ancient Sites? Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager of the Hopi Cultural Center 6172
GIAGO: Speaking about unity at the Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4098
S.E. Ruckman: Kiowas celebrate Settainte during Independence Day Dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6160
GIAGO: MS is incurable, but science is getting closer solving it Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3774
Racism in Indian Education Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 6800
GIAGO: House race in S. D. could be decided on Indian reservations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3831
Life on "The Rez" Written by Guy Still, Minneapolis, MN 8612
The Enduring Smear: Sport team names, mascots and Native Nations Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 5958
HB 2929: A stand for Indian Education Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4568
GIAGO: ‘Custer died for your sins’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4037
Illegal immigration: Putting the “con” in con-servative Written by J.D. COLBERT 5964
Rememberance Day in America Written by JACK BUTA 4812
GIAGO: High rate of suicide on Indian reservations near epidemic proportions Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4803
Giago: It was the human factor and not the Church or school Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4002
Chavers: No Voting Rights in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright 2010 8594
Letter: Giago needs a 'chill pill' Written by Leslie Stanhoff-Morgan 3739
TIm Giago: I fear for the life of President Barack Obama Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3320
Ask Elouise: May 4, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3596
Giago: Democrat Scott Heidepriem believes he has a good chance in South Dakota governor’s race Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 2788
Letter: What is Arizona thinking? Written by Chipa Wolf 5857
Health Reform Helps Address the Needs of Indian Country Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4049
Earth’s Greatest Medicine Written by Robert Bracamontes 4097
Tim Giago: A man of great vision departs Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3541
Wilma Mankiller and Me Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5587
Minnie Two Shoes Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 5749
Letter: Comment on the demise of UND nickname Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Nation 3221
Earth Day Comes Early To the Navajo Nation Written by Terry Brunner, State Director – USDA Rural Development – New Mexico 3810
Filling out the Census important for everyone Written by Judy Eason McIntyre, Oklahoma State Senate 3498
Black Hills Claims Settlement funds top $1 billion Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4997
Minnie Two Shoes: March 24, 1950 – April 9, 2010 Written by LISA SNELL, Native American TImes 4105
Tim Giago: His great grandfather was the interpreter for Crazy Horse Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5405
Giago: Veterans claim racial discrimination by VA Written by TIM GIAGO 4245
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise 
March 24, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5616
Giago: Lack of adequate funds cripples Indian health care Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5037
Tax Time: March marches on Written by Larry Jones, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist 3501
Giago: Waste`(wash-tay) Chicago; Omaha no good Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4559
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5727
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6265
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5017
Tim Giago: American Indians and Australian Aborigines travel a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4191
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by Elouise Cobell 8403
GIAGO: Strauss and Sunday night movies at the boarding school Written by TIM GIAGO 4129
Legislating the sweat lodge ceremony is not the solution Written by Scott Frazier, Crow/Santee 5819
Standing with Native American Communities Written by White House Office of Media Affairs 6802
Tim Giago: Challenger to Rep. Diane Watson supports Cherokee Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4713
Tim Giago: Finding a new Native voice as an Independent Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3763
WAC calls on Christies to halt sale of human remains Written by World Archaeological Congress 4168
Tim Giago:Theresa Two Bulls: A lady of distinction Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5276
Letter: NAJA President's Statement on Hopi Tutuven Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 5960
LETTER: Thank you for the care package Written by DEMETRIA ARAGON-DeJESUS 7986
Tim Giago: Learning to ignore the hate mongers Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4682
Native American Heritage Day 2009 Written by Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman National Indian Gaming Association 7433
Tim Giago: Looking at America’s dirty little secret Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7176
The powerless Indian educator Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5098
Tim Giago: ‘Culturecide’ is a word coined in Indian Country Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4513
TIM GIAGO: Tribal governments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5471
Tim Giago: Can the ceremonies save a people Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7864
Tim Giago: Yes, there is racism against Native Americans in this country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7310
Choctaw soldier thwarts German eavedroppers during WWI Written by Joe Blackstock, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. 6360
LETTER: Appalled by Shirley's statements on environmentalists Written by CALVIN JOHNSON, Leupp, Arizona 7201
Tim Giago: Tottering on the brink of the year 2012 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 6848
Tim Giago: In Whose Honor? Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7722
Tim Giago: Good or Bad? Indian Reorganization Act turns 75 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 9624
Peltier makes statement regarding parole denial Written by LEONARD PELTIER PRISONER NO. 83637-132 9544

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