January 27, 2015

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Higher education aid means hope and opportunity for Cherokees Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 498
The stew over Land Run reenactments Written by Lisa Snell, Editor, Native American Times 661
GIAGO: It is high time for America to grow up! Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 667
Letter: Dear Chief Batton Written by Rodney C. Morris II 505
Oneida Nation honors man who called for genocide of Sioux Nation Written by ERNESTINE CHASING HAWK, Native Sun News 566
Looking back on a successful 2014 and welcoming a bright new year ahead Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 570
Notes from Indian Country: Remembering the massacre at Wounded Knee Written by Tim Giago 231
Letter: Response to "Many ideas floated over Yellowstone buffalo" Written by Stephany J. Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign 704
Words Into Action: N Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Its Impact in the United States in 2014 Written by Karla General (Mohawk) 968
Why the Affordable Care Act is important to the Cherokee Nation and Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 680
Istrouma: A Houma Manifesto Written by Cedric Sunray 673
GIAGO: Kill the Indian; save the child Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 667
Cherokee Chat: Thanks in Cheroke Written by Cara Cowan Watts 757
Giving thanks for our blessings Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 532
Tackling the Stanford Indian Written by Dean Chavers © Copyright 2014 631
Disproportion, blatant inequity a reality for many Native students Written by Amber Woodbury 1300
GIAGO: The final Indian war in America about to begin Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 910
Cobell checks and Skoal tins: How we do Thanksgiving in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 2615
There was no ‘Welcome Home’ for the veterans of Vietnam Written by IVAN F. STAR COMES OUT 1426
GIAGO: SuAnne Big Crow died but her dream lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 402
Honoring our warriors on Veterans Day Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation 675
The Truth About Our Origins Will Set Us All Free Written by Kevin Leecy, Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe 717
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Background Written by Cara Cowan Watts 806
Beyond Squanto and Sitting Bull: Overcoming the Stereotypes of Native American Culture Written by Cynthia Darling 793
GIAGO: Where the Paths of the Jews and the Navajo Crossed Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 343
Building Tomorrow’s Tribal Leaders Today Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 459
Stereotype Revisited: Can Indian student-athletes make it at the college level? Written by Cedric Sunray 1996
Joe Dorman Reminds Voters Education is On the Line this Election Day Written by Joe Dorman 559
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Action Items and Takeaways Written by Cara Cowan Watts 786
GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 613
Curbing Breast Cancer Rates in Our Communities Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 498
Crazy Horse and Chips, boyhood friends: Chips knew where his bones were buried Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 577
Mascots, beer and peanuts: Check the expiration dates Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 542
Time is ripe to stop fracking at Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock Written by Winona LaDuke 2915
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Social Media Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1039
Notes from the Chief: Expanding Careers Options for Cherokee People Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 352
New comment deadline on BIA rights-of-way regs across allottee lands Written by Jay Daniels 603
Notes from the Chief: Honoring our Cherokee Warriors Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 723
Strengthening our pipeline of Cherokee speakers Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 688
S.E. RUCKMAN: Pennies From Heaven in White Envelopes Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1055
Cherokee Nation development project will help make northeast Oklahoma shopping, dining, entertainment destination Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 595
If You Build it… Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 689
GIAGO: American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 811
Did The OSU Student Write His Apology? Written by Wilhelm Murg 823
GIAGO: There can be dignity in the face of poverty Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 779
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101 Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1024
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 803
GIAGO: A farewell to my friend Eugene Long Soldier Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 597
Interior Board of Indian Appeals affirms Oklahoma lease rental adjustment Written by Jay Daniels 798
CHEROKEE CHAT: Annual Scholarship Workshop Focused on Tribal Citizens Written by Cara Cowan Watts 701
CHAVERS: Preparing American Indian Students for College Written by Dr. DEAN CHAVERS 441
GIAGO: The Fourth Estate at Wounded Knee in 1973 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 615
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: Whats the rush? Written by Jay Daniels 740
To the Editor, Re: Redoubt Falls Written by Michael A. Baines, Tribal Chairman, Sitka Tribe of Alaska 568
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 903
GIAGO: Like an old soldier maybe the mascot will slowly fade away Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 661
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 1536
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 724
Cherokee Chat: Frequently Asked Cherokee Questions Answered Written by Cara Cowan Watts 818
GIAGO: South Dakota could be a political hotbed in 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2117
GIAGO: History of the Pueblo Indian drovers and the Great Sioux Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 785
Millions invested in our communities generate priceless returns Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 804
Land Buyback Program: Did anything really happen? Written by Jay Daniels 1190
S.E. RUCKMAN: Words are like Arrows that we Shoot into the Air Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1753
Cherokee Chat: Cherokee Nation Program Structure Written by Cara Cowan Watts 746
Notes from Indian Country: A view from the 8th decade Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 896
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE:Racism in Indian Schools Written by DEAN CHAVERS 1621
Coalition applauds Patent Office decision Written by Civil and Human Rights Coalition submission 660
Strengthening Tribal Communities through Education and Economic Development Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2354
Cherokee Nation Contract Health Care Changes Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1740
Obama returning to Indian Country for visit Written by President Barack Obama 877
GIAGO: Notes from Indian Country | June 2, 1014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 606
Cherokee citizen Keith Harper is an inspiration for our next seven generations Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1211
United States Supreme Court Decision supports Tribal sovereign immunity in Bay Mills Casino Case Written by United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. 1482
Greater care required for Effigy Mounds Written by Telegraph Herald. May 18, 2014 | The Associated Press 599
GIAGO: To the graduating Class of 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 857
Ask Elouise: Upcoming Events in Cobell v. Salazar Written by Cobell Settlement 4384
Sen. Reid: “Since Snyder Fails To Show Any Leadership,” The NFL Should Remove Racism From The League Written by Publisher 1012
Open Letter to Tribal Leaders, American People Written by Buffalo Field Campaign Media Release 1356
April 22 marks anniversary of Oklahoma Land Run Written by Joyce Oberly 5084
CHAVERS: He cut a path for Indian journalists nationwide Written by DR. DEAN CHAVERS 1616
Ask Elouise: A Letter from Class Counsel on settlement checks Written by David Smith and Bill Dorris 3500
USDA Continues Reaching Indian Country Through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Written by Leslie Wheelock 1309
Around the Campfire: The Disappointing ACT Scores Written by By Dr. Dean Chavers 1944
The Uneasy Coexistence of Conservative Justice and Tribal Rights at the Supreme Court Written by Ben Fenner 2256
Indian Law and Order Commission Report Reaction Written by Byron Mallott 1295
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Grandmothers are Cheering Us on Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Correspondent 1196
Letter to the Editor: Keystone Pipeline a ticking bomb Written by Dwain Camp, Elder of the Ponca Nation 1123
International Mother Language Day Feb. 21 Written by Prof. Colleen Fitzgerald, UT Arlington 3728
DICK LAY: CNB-CNCR has decided to stop using prevailing wage Written by Dick Lay, Cherokee Nation Councilor 1249
Wild Turkey and American Spirits: Remembering Robert J. Conley Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2770
Harsh Oklahoma weather means making tough decisions to serve the Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 1070
Driving Under the Influence of Distraction Written by AAA Oklahoma 1050
Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting? Written by MARK TRAHANT 2421
GIAGO: Indians and Jews: Building a holocaust museum together? Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1402
S.E. RUCKMAN: Reading Between the Lines on the Keystone Pipeline Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1370
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Petition being circulated Written by Eleanor McDaniel 1353
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Nation College Written by Lotsee Patterson, Ph.D. 1385
S.E. RUCKMAN: No Reservations about new "Promise Zones" Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1430
Native Times print edition on break, switching to paid circulation Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2305
GIAGO: A child’s prayer brought about a miracle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 Native Sun News 2190
Washburn: Interior's Land Buy-Back Program: Strengthening our Nation-to-Nation Partnership Written by Kevin K. Washburn 1336
Cobell funds delay cuts deep Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7251
NRC Response to “Rotten American Indian charities” Written by Robbi Rice Dietrich, President, National Relief Charities 1756
Rotten American Indian charities Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright 2013 10497
Katie John: "Her Name Will Be Our Rallying Cry!" Written by Friends of Katie John 2203
Delaware Chief: An open letter to the people of Kansas Written by Chief Paula Pechonick, Delaware Tribe of Indians 2262
TIM GIAGO: Only Tom Daschle can save the Affordable Care Act Written by TIM GIAGO 1674
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ghosts are alive and well in mascot issue Written by S.E. Ruckman 2044
How many think ‘Redskins’ is a slur? Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press National Writer 3287
Racist Mascots: Political Correctness Gone Wrong? Written by David W. Narcomey, Seminole 2602
Cherokee Chief responds to transfer of Veronica Brown Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Bill John Baker 2611
WhiteHouseBlog: Securing the Vote for All Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett | Whitehouse.gov 1679
It’s time to change Washington Redskins name Written by ENI F.H. FALEOMAVAEGA, U.S. House Delegate 4398
GIAGO: South Dakota Public Radio flunks on two counts Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2214
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: IMPROVE A SCHOOL, GET FIRED Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2013 1887
Stopping the Keystone pipeline: The battle of our time Written by DR SARA JUMPING EAGLE 4827
TIM GIAGO: Holocaust Museum should be built at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2516
Coalition of Native Activists withdraw support from KXL Pipeline TruthForce concert Written by JoKay Dowell 2956
Sink or swim: The feds are out of the rescue business - at least in Indian Country Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times Publisher 2757
David Jin: Hualapai being led astray by rouge members of Tribal Council Written by David Jin, CEO of Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC. 3411
Voices and Images from the Oral History Center Written by Corey Flood 3386
Sacheen Littlefeather and the Oscar 'stunt' seen ‘round the world Written by LISA SNELL 4381
S.E. RUCKMAN: Confessions of a Washington Redskin Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3301
GIAGO: Signing off after more than 30 years Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2539
Briefs in support of dismissal of Muscogee Creek Nation, et al. v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et Written by JAY DANIELS 3603
Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3390
GIAGO: Separating the mixed-bloods from the full bloods Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3006
The Cobell Settlement and Cherokee Nation Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 6456
USDA seeking nominations for committee advisors Written by Edward Avalos, USDA Undersecretary 2674
Around the Campfire: Fake Indians Written by Dr. Dean Chavers | Copyright 2013 7755
JAY DANIELS: Your Great, Great Grandmother wasn’t a Cherokee Princess Written by JAY DANIELS 3587
LETTER: Appalled by Cherokee bear pits Written by Reader Submission 3029
GIAGO: BIA: Bureau of Incompetent Asses Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3587
JAY DANIELS: Another Change – But this time one for the better! Written by JAY DANIELS 3076
S.E. RUCKMAN: Looking back at 2012 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 33685
Roundhouse Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 4 Written by JAY DANIELS 3189
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 3 Written by JAY DANIELS 3463
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 2 Written by JAY DANIELS 2581
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Written by JAY DANIELS 3302
GIAGO: ‘Wiping Away the Tears’ at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2874
GIAGO: ‘There are no words to describe it’ Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2840
S.E. RUCKMAN: Wishful thinking: A Native on the SCOTUS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2536
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) 3498
GIAGO: Native Americans and homosexuality Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 6430
Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities Written by Jodi Gillette, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, White House Domestic Policy Counc 2496
The secret history of the Sequoya’s Cherokee syllabary Written by Richard Thornton 4722
S.E. RUCKMAN: Open Carry a fact for Oklahoma, but not Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3473
GIAGO: Playing both sides against the middle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2132
Around the Campfire: The adventures of Toni and Dean Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2296
North Dakota NATIVE VOTE efforts show at the polls Written by Vonnie Lone Chief 2472
Ask Elouise Nov. 7, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 2415
Feathering the storm with USET Written by Cedric Sunray 3125
Addiction is a brain disease Written by Ronald Shaw, M.D. / Osage 3704
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Indian voting rights and the restricting of voting Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2738
S.E. RUCKMAN: Quantum vs. descendency, an egg best left unscrambled Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2718
NICWA responds to Dr. Phil's coverage of S.C. ICWA case Written by NICWA News Release 4673
VAWA - Violence Against Native Women Gaining Global Attention—Will Congress Do Something?
 Written by www.indianlaw.org 3865
Native People and Self Governance Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 3415
Sioux elder, prisoner, earns G.E.D., named 'Student of the Year' Written by Garry Crowe, Elder, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 2461
GIAGO: Mascots, Ignorance and Racism Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Native American Journalists Foundation 2779
S.E. RUCKMAN: The chatter on Cobell Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7877
Ask Elouise: Sept. 11, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 3778
Hickory Ground Chief responds to Poarch Creeks Written by George Thompson, Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Traditional Chief) 4459
GIAGO: Remembering when Custer ‘Died with his Boots on’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2481
First Female Kiowa Leader Emerges Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 5635
The time of prophecy: Keeping one eye open Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 3685
Just don’t tell ‘em about the pajamas Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher, Native American Times 2685
GIAGO: Jim Amoss missed a wonderful year at Harvard Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2439
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: He can't give away scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 1918
Poarch “Creeks”: Cashing In and Selling Out Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 12941
Native American Brain Food No. 3: Quechua and Maya DNA in the Southern Highlands Written by Richard Thornton 5762
Defending the sovereignty of the Indian Nations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2581
An extra potato from the bin: When even the feds plea for a rain dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2191
Cloaks and Daggers in the Indian Health Service Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3397
LETTER: Disappointed in Navajo settlement vote Written by Elmer Clark, Vice President,Teesto Chapter 2761
Maze of jurisdictions cause a kind of lawlessness in regards to Indian women Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3719
S.E. RUCKMAN: IHS remains in ICU Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2823
GIAGO: 'Custer Died for Your Sins' Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3108
American Indians and Social Security Written by Dave Baldridge, Executive Director, International Association for Indigenous Aging 3768
GIAGO: The Placard Read; ‘Keep the Redskins White’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3170
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: A handful of Indian scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2722
Into Forever, the last Footsteps of Holy People Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. © 2012 5256
GIAGO: A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2564
Te Ata Bearer of New Dawn of Understanding Written by Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation 3444
GIAGO: ‘Divide and rule’ was the unwritten goal of the Indian agents Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2652
LETTER: Settlement is an Exercise of Sovereignty Written by Harrison Tsosie 2622
Who’s an American Indian? Warren case stirs query Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer 2779
Letter: Settlement Maximizes Navajo Nation Water Rights Written by Chris Deschene 2956
Ask Elouise: Appeals court affirms approval of Cobell settlement Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 5125
Editorial paints deceptive picture of Oklahoma Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2337
Has one-drop rule on race identification been overruled? Written by CLARENCE PAGE, Chicago Tribune Writer 2670
GIAGO: ‘Beer sniffing’ reporters invade Pine Ridge Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) 2892
Super elders among us: Centenarians in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3148
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: We All Have Heroes Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3221
Who's that knocking at your door? Written by Thomas O. Mills 3372
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian culture remains free enterprise to anyone in grease paint Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3087
GIAGO: Looking in the mirror with no reflection Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2769
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ownership of water a line drawn in the sand Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2892
GIAGO: Writing to inspire a new generation of Native Americans Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2821
From the Cradle to the Career: Improving Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Written by Charlie Galbraith 3873
Individual Rights Only, for Indigenous Peoples at the UN Written by Charmaine White Face, Zumila Wobaga, Spokesperson, Sioux Nation Treaty Council 3086
GIAGO: Addressing the most discriminatory bill ever passed in South Dakota Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 5234
GIAGO: Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2858
GIAGO: RST Constitution is supposed to be ‘law of the land’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3251
S.E. RUCKMAN: Scientists link racism, prejudice to simply being dumb Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3350
Blueprint for an America Built to Last and Indian Country Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, Domestic Policy Council 3053
Some crimes declining; stalking is not Written by SHERRY CLARK & ANN DAPICE 3266
Notes from Indian Country: An apology is oftentimes never enough Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3198
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens need to be involved in changing tribal constitution Written by OJ Semans Sr. 2848
S.E. Ruckman: Shorn locks and the knowing of hearts Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2899
Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced Written by COREY FLOOD 6581
Notes from Indian Country: SuAnne died young, but her legacy lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 5571
NCAI Stands Up for Boarding School Alumni Written by Cedric Sunray 6326
S.E. RUCKMAN: Spirit of rebellion alive and kicking in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2617
Jacoby Ellsbury: Final Results of the 2011 Baseball Season Written by Nancy Tuthill 2757
Tribal Heritage An Important Part of South Dakota Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 3765
Sen. Johnson Announces Women Veterans Initiative Written by Senator Constance N. Johnson 2655
Veteran's Day 2011 Written by Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 2741
Letter: Support Veterans with Lou Gehrig's Disease Written by Kim Wilson LPN 3110
Notes from Indian Country: Two old adversaries face terminal cancer ailments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3568
Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs 4345
Baby killer receives slap on wrist sentence Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 2838
S.E. RUCKMAN: A 'civilized' afternoon under the Creek Council Oak Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3222
Around the Campfire: Indian Hate Groups Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 7392
National Native American Heritage Month and the White House Tribal Nations Conference Written by Kimberly Teehee 3648
President Barack Obama Remembers Elouise Cobell Written by Barack Obama, president of the United States of America 2683
ABC News: Reflecting on the obvious; ignoring the not-so-obvious Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3352
Heyoka: Dinosaurs and Supernaturals Among Us Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4237
Utilizing ARRA to Create Healthy, Active Communities in Indian Country Written by Margaret Knight, Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians 3091
Greater Private Sector Diversity Sought on USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Written by Janet A. Nuzum, Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator 2133
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Keystone Pipeline & the karma of bad decisions Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3432
Notes from Indian Country: The enigma of AIM leader Russell Means Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4803
Revisiting Columbus Day: Wonderment does not Equal Truth Written by Monique Vondall-Rieke 4365
Native Nations, not Feds, should grant Tribal Recognition Written by J.D. Colbert 3389
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The irony of the Black Hills’ annual Buffalo Roundup Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3416
Domestic Violence is Sexy Written by Cedric Sunray 3909
Eagles Disappearing into the Sunset of Termination Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 3403
FWS favoring rights of sportsmen over Native American culture and spirituality Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 3862
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The other ‘Good Meat’ is the buffalo Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3974
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Fear of Termination Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 2365
Letter: On burying Eagle feathers with slain police officers Written by David Swallow, Jr., Lakota Spiritual Leader 4248
S.E. RUCKMAN: 'Cobell Warming' Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 10728
Notes from Indian Country: September 5, 2011 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 2720
We Are All Connected Written by Dawn Quigley 3023
A Step Toward better Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country Written by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan 5277
The new trend: Tribal infomercials Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4704
Around the Campfire: Racism and Wildlife Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 3052
Ancestral Artists, the Proud Legacy of Women Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4556
Launching the American Indian Research, Education Initiative Written by Bill Valdez, Acting Director 3738
Wambli Sina Win: Indestructible Indian, Traditonalist with a Rebel Heart Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5130
Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 8006
S.E. RUCKMAN: Relics example of material culture mixing with material enterprise Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4667
The Ultimate Expression of Faith, the Lakota Sun Dance Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 23573
Around the Campfire: No Voting RIghts in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5815
S.E. RUCKMAN: Voter apathy and forsaking tribal elections Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4885
Wambli Sina Win: Pretendians: the Hostile Takeover of Indian Tribes Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7145
Ruth Hopkins: Prophecy of the White Buffalo Calf Written by Ruth Hopkins 17589
Wambli Sina Win: The Thunderbird's Echo Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7124
Cigarette tax: Not about money? Written by Ryan Dreveskracht 7068
Letter: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Written by Gena Holland Stretch 3164
Kvco-Hvse, “Blackberry Month” Written by James Treat 4352
Roots of the Red Tree Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4344
S.E. RUCKMAN: Chi Dlo Dil - The Laughing Party Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8717
Fallen Stars Within a Book of Ghosts Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5283
White to green: Fighting obesity Written by David Torney, MD, PhD and Eleanor Dixon, PhD 4526
A population forsaken and forgotten Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4517
Letter: Surprised at outrage over "Geronimo" code name Written by Jim Beaver 3361
“Heroics and John Wayne Moments” – Geronimo and Bin Laden, why? Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 4680
Geronimo code name sucker punch for Native peoples Written by Mary Campbell, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development 4817
Chickasha naget’owa? What is a Chickasaw? Written by J.D. Colbert 5678
Mortal Indian, Immortal Manifest Destiny Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7933
S.E. RUCKMAN: Getting aquainted with the Kiowa 5/6 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6628
Native people and dual citizenship; The long journey Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Elder 6622
Around the Campfire: Indians in the Military Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5086
Iyeska, the Interpreter Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5731
A conversation with Dennis Banks Written by Chesley Oxendine, Bacone College 10477
One Hundred Feathers, One Hundred Years Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6224
Students, groups call for suspension of offensive student publication Written by Brian Alexander 8551
Letter to California Governor re: offensive powwow article Written by Brian Ames Ricker-Alexander 6513
Heyoka: A Man Taller than his Shadow Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D 16537
Ancestral Legends Teach About Human Nature Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 9549
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Sweatlodge Written by S.E. Ruckman 4279
Cobell’s 30 Pieces of Silver, Our Beads and Trinkets Written by J.D. Colbert 6843
The Red Road is not for Sale Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 21806
GIAGO: Bush handed Obama a shovel and said, “I’m out-a here” Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 5384
Hopi Creation Story explains things Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager Hopi Cultural Center 11253
GIAGO: Walking away from the editor’s desk Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 3964
“Chevron Pulls Greatest Magic Trick Ever as They Make Plaintiffs Disappear!” Written by SHELLEY BLUEJAY PIERCE 6125
Enlightening Quechan Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 9756
Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment” Written by Van Jones, Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid 5488
Indigenous peoples locked in global struggle to survive Written by Sherwood Ross 5940
Around the Campfire: Helen Scheirbeck was a giant Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © 2011 6277
GIAGO: Freedom of the press not exactly alive in Indian Country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 8821
Ask Elouise 
December 28, 2010 Written by Elouise Cobell 3932
TIM GIAGO: The Moon of the Popping Trees Written by TIM GIAGO 6501
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian Country is in the midst of a cosmic conundrum Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5672
Coulter: UN Declaration sets new agenda for US-Indian relations Written by Robert T. Coulter, Executive Director, Indian Law Resource Center 5133
Ask Elouise
December 2, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5492
GIAGO: A day to give thanks a part of Native American tradition Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5979
Johnson Honors South Dakota’s Year of Unity Written by Senator Tim Johnson's Office 5260
S.E. Ruckman: Esteeming the brave is a like a pattern welded into our DNA Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4418
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 5972
LETTER: Lies Obstruct Unity Written by Charmaine White Face, Nov. 3, 2010 4152
S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund turns 40 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4708
LETTER: Regarding UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples Written by Antonio Gonzales, AIM-WEST Director 4930
Ask Elouise: 
September 30, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3438
GIAGO: Disguising themselves as Indians was an act of cowardice Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5459
Social Security: Spousal benefits offer increased retirement options Written by Vicky Watkins, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma 4966
CHAVERS: Funding in Indian Country not fair Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 5873
Could Capt. Jack get a pardon too? Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4045
GIAGO: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 7272
Donut hamburgers? The devil loves junk food Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5150
GIAGO: This Penn State professor deserves the respect of Native journalists Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4390
LETTER: Regarding Choctaw Tribe of Florida, BIA findings Written by Bernadette Choctaw 7044
LETTER: On Mayor Bloomberg's comments Written by David Kimelberg 5697
Ask Elouise: 
August 10, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3683
Cobell settlement: So close, yet so far Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8382
GIAGO: Remembering great Native American news reporters Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6846
Letter: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act Written by Eric S. Trevan 5229
LETTER: Clarification of 'Storms rip reservations' story Written by Derek Jensen, FEMA 4073
American Indian Leader Called Home Written by Cedric Sunray 7495
Ask Elouise: July 7, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5585
A Hopi Connection with Other Ancient Sites? Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager of the Hopi Cultural Center 6535
GIAGO: Speaking about unity at the Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4321
S.E. Ruckman: Kiowas celebrate Settainte during Independence Day Dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6433
GIAGO: MS is incurable, but science is getting closer solving it Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4022
Racism in Indian Education Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 7150
GIAGO: House race in S. D. could be decided on Indian reservations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4048
Life on "The Rez" Written by Guy Still, Minneapolis, MN 9143
The Enduring Smear: Sport team names, mascots and Native Nations Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 6304
HB 2929: A stand for Indian Education Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4782
GIAGO: ‘Custer died for your sins’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4258
Illegal immigration: Putting the “con” in con-servative Written by J.D. COLBERT 6184
Rememberance Day in America Written by JACK BUTA 5033
GIAGO: High rate of suicide on Indian reservations near epidemic proportions Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5077
Giago: It was the human factor and not the Church or school Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4235
Chavers: No Voting Rights in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright 2010 9380
Letter: Giago needs a 'chill pill' Written by Leslie Stanhoff-Morgan 3945
TIm Giago: I fear for the life of President Barack Obama Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3535
Ask Elouise: May 4, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3857
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 3032
Letter: What is Arizona thinking? Written by Chipa Wolf 6202
Health Reform Helps Address the Needs of Indian Country Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4311
Earth’s Greatest Medicine Written by Robert Bracamontes 4361
Tim Giago: A man of great vision departs Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3761
Wilma Mankiller and Me Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5925
Minnie Two Shoes Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6085
Letter: Comment on the demise of UND nickname Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Nation 3464
Earth Day Comes Early To the Navajo Nation Written by Terry Brunner, State Director – USDA Rural Development – New Mexico 4060
Filling out the Census important for everyone Written by Judy Eason McIntyre, Oklahoma State Senate 3716
Black Hills Claims Settlement funds top $1 billion Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5336
Minnie Two Shoes: March 24, 1950 – April 9, 2010 Written by LISA SNELL, Native American TImes 4339
Tim Giago: His great grandfather was the interpreter for Crazy Horse Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5667
Giago: Veterans claim racial discrimination by VA Written by TIM GIAGO 4523
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise 
March 24, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5898
Giago: Lack of adequate funds cripples Indian health care Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5323
Tax Time: March marches on Written by Larry Jones, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist 3714
Giago: Waste`(wash-tay) Chicago; Omaha no good Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4769
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6110
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6575
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5525
Tim Giago: American Indians and Australian Aborigines travel a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4383
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by Elouise Cobell 8809
GIAGO: Strauss and Sunday night movies at the boarding school Written by TIM GIAGO 4360
Legislating the sweat lodge ceremony is not the solution Written by Scott Frazier, Crow/Santee 6090
Standing with Native American Communities Written by White House Office of Media Affairs 7142
Tim Giago: Challenger to Rep. Diane Watson supports Cherokee Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4974
Tim Giago: Finding a new Native voice as an Independent Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3984
WAC calls on Christies to halt sale of human remains Written by World Archaeological Congress 4399
Tim Giago:Theresa Two Bulls: A lady of distinction Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5502
Letter: NAJA President's Statement on Hopi Tutuven Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6198
LETTER: Thank you for the care package Written by DEMETRIA ARAGON-DeJESUS 8537
Tim Giago: Learning to ignore the hate mongers Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4942
Native American Heritage Day 2009 Written by Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman National Indian Gaming Association 7644
Tim Giago: Looking at America’s dirty little secret Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7429
The powerless Indian educator Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5326
Tim Giago: ‘Culturecide’ is a word coined in Indian Country Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4738
TIM GIAGO: Tribal governments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5726
Tim Giago: Can the ceremonies save a people Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8126
Tim Giago: Yes, there is racism against Native Americans in this country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7545
Choctaw soldier thwarts German eavedroppers during WWI Written by Joe Blackstock, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. 6630
LETTER: Appalled by Shirley's statements on environmentalists Written by CALVIN JOHNSON, Leupp, Arizona 7560
Tim Giago: Tottering on the brink of the year 2012 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7061
Tim Giago: In Whose Honor? Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8048
Tim Giago: Good or Bad? Indian Reorganization Act turns 75 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 9890
Peltier makes statement regarding parole denial Written by LEONARD PELTIER PRISONER NO. 83637-132 9806

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