February 27, 2015

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GIAGO: There’s a long, long trail a-winding Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 331
GIAGO: Ranking South Dakota on racism and inequality Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 860
Yankton Sioux Tribe stands in unity with American Horse School, demands justice for racist assault on Lakota youth Written by Business and Claims Committee, Yankton Sioux Tribe 1314
There’s a lot of truth in some of the Cheyenne nicknames Written by Clara Caufield, Native Sun News Correspondent 1320
The Lakota children are called wakanyeja ‘little sacred ones’ Written by Delphine Red Shirt, Ph.D. 1107
GIAGO: A racial incident at a hockey game Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 786
Higher education aid means hope and opportunity for Cherokees Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 1410
The stew over Land Run reenactments Written by Lisa Snell, Editor, Native American Times 1687
GIAGO: It is high time for America to grow up! Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1673
Letter: Dear Chief Batton Written by Rodney C. Morris II 1202
Oneida Nation honors man who called for genocide of Sioux Nation Written by ERNESTINE CHASING HAWK, Native Sun News 1579
Looking back on a successful 2014 and welcoming a bright new year ahead Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 1629
Notes from Indian Country: Remembering the massacre at Wounded Knee Written by Tim Giago 857
Letter: Response to "Many ideas floated over Yellowstone buffalo" Written by Stephany J. Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign 1689
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) 1099
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 912
Istrouma: A Houma Manifesto Written by Cedric Sunray 775
GIAGO: Kill the Indian; save the child Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 757
Cherokee Chat: Thanks in Cheroke Written by Cara Cowan Watts 843
Giving thanks for our blessings Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 622
Tackling the Stanford Indian Written by Dean Chavers © Copyright 2014 742
Disproportion, blatant inequity a reality for many Native students Written by Amber Woodbury 1397
GIAGO: The final Indian war in America about to begin Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1007
Cobell checks and Skoal tins: How we do Thanksgiving in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 2824
There was no ‘Welcome Home’ for the veterans of Vietnam Written by IVAN F. STAR COMES OUT 1561
GIAGO: SuAnne Big Crow died but her dream lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 463
Honoring our warriors on Veterans Day Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation 740
The Truth About Our Origins Will Set Us All Free Written by Kevin Leecy, Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe 773
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Background Written by Cara Cowan Watts 871
Beyond Squanto and Sitting Bull: Overcoming the Stereotypes of Native American Culture Written by Cynthia Darling 876
GIAGO: Where the Paths of the Jews and the Navajo Crossed Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 397
Building Tomorrow’s Tribal Leaders Today Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 512
Stereotype Revisited: Can Indian student-athletes make it at the college level? Written by Cedric Sunray 2121
Joe Dorman Reminds Voters Education is On the Line this Election Day Written by Joe Dorman 607
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Action Items and Takeaways Written by Cara Cowan Watts 850
GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 693
Curbing Breast Cancer Rates in Our Communities Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 542
Crazy Horse and Chips, boyhood friends: Chips knew where his bones were buried Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 642
Mascots, beer and peanuts: Check the expiration dates Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 585
Time is ripe to stop fracking at Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock Written by Winona LaDuke 3139
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Social Media Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1104
Notes from the Chief: Expanding Careers Options for Cherokee People Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 401
New comment deadline on BIA rights-of-way regs across allottee lands Written by Jay Daniels 666
Notes from the Chief: Honoring our Cherokee Warriors Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 779
Strengthening our pipeline of Cherokee speakers Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 747
S.E. RUCKMAN: Pennies From Heaven in White Envelopes Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1102
Cherokee Nation development project will help make northeast Oklahoma shopping, dining, entertainment destination Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 643
If You Build it… Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 741
GIAGO: American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 883
Did The OSU Student Write His Apology? Written by Wilhelm Murg 880
GIAGO: There can be dignity in the face of poverty Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 823
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101 Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1094
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 865
GIAGO: A farewell to my friend Eugene Long Soldier Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 647
Interior Board of Indian Appeals affirms Oklahoma lease rental adjustment Written by Jay Daniels 853
CHEROKEE CHAT: Annual Scholarship Workshop Focused on Tribal Citizens Written by Cara Cowan Watts 775
CHAVERS: Preparing American Indian Students for College Written by Dr. DEAN CHAVERS 500
GIAGO: The Fourth Estate at Wounded Knee in 1973 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 673
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: Whats the rush? Written by Jay Daniels 794
To the Editor, Re: Redoubt Falls Written by Michael A. Baines, Tribal Chairman, Sitka Tribe of Alaska 634
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 968
GIAGO: Like an old soldier maybe the mascot will slowly fade away Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 705
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 1607
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 777
Cherokee Chat: Frequently Asked Cherokee Questions Answered Written by Cara Cowan Watts 888
GIAGO: South Dakota could be a political hotbed in 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2167
GIAGO: History of the Pueblo Indian drovers and the Great Sioux Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 852
Millions invested in our communities generate priceless returns Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 850
Land Buyback Program: Did anything really happen? Written by Jay Daniels 1279
S.E. RUCKMAN: Words are like Arrows that we Shoot into the Air Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1816
Cherokee Chat: Cherokee Nation Program Structure Written by Cara Cowan Watts 783
Notes from Indian Country: A view from the 8th decade Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 947
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE:Racism in Indian Schools Written by DEAN CHAVERS 1756
Coalition applauds Patent Office decision Written by Civil and Human Rights Coalition submission 705
Strengthening Tribal Communities through Education and Economic Development Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2406
Cherokee Nation Contract Health Care Changes Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1893
Obama returning to Indian Country for visit Written by President Barack Obama 925
GIAGO: Notes from Indian Country | June 2, 1014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 660
Cherokee citizen Keith Harper is an inspiration for our next seven generations Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1283
United States Supreme Court Decision supports Tribal sovereign immunity in Bay Mills Casino Case Written by United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. 1552
Greater care required for Effigy Mounds Written by Telegraph Herald. May 18, 2014 | The Associated Press 650
GIAGO: To the graduating Class of 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 896
Ask Elouise: Upcoming Events in Cobell v. Salazar Written by Cobell Settlement 4440
Sen. Reid: “Since Snyder Fails To Show Any Leadership,” The NFL Should Remove Racism From The League Written by Publisher 1073
Open Letter to Tribal Leaders, American People Written by Buffalo Field Campaign Media Release 1406
April 22 marks anniversary of Oklahoma Land Run Written by Joyce Oberly 5290
CHAVERS: He cut a path for Indian journalists nationwide Written by DR. DEAN CHAVERS 1689
Ask Elouise: A Letter from Class Counsel on settlement checks Written by David Smith and Bill Dorris 3548
USDA Continues Reaching Indian Country Through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Written by Leslie Wheelock 1364
Around the Campfire: The Disappointing ACT Scores Written by By Dr. Dean Chavers 2014
The Uneasy Coexistence of Conservative Justice and Tribal Rights at the Supreme Court Written by Ben Fenner 2302
Indian Law and Order Commission Report Reaction Written by Byron Mallott 1357
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Grandmothers are Cheering Us on Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Correspondent 1243
Letter to the Editor: Keystone Pipeline a ticking bomb Written by Dwain Camp, Elder of the Ponca Nation 1159
International Mother Language Day Feb. 21 Written by Prof. Colleen Fitzgerald, UT Arlington 3892
DICK LAY: CNB-CNCR has decided to stop using prevailing wage Written by Dick Lay, Cherokee Nation Councilor 1302
Wild Turkey and American Spirits: Remembering Robert J. Conley Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2820
Harsh Oklahoma weather means making tough decisions to serve the Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 1129
Driving Under the Influence of Distraction Written by AAA Oklahoma 1088
Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting? Written by MARK TRAHANT 2465
GIAGO: Indians and Jews: Building a holocaust museum together? Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1453
S.E. RUCKMAN: Reading Between the Lines on the Keystone Pipeline Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1412
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Petition being circulated Written by Eleanor McDaniel 1404
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Nation College Written by Lotsee Patterson, Ph.D. 1433
S.E. RUCKMAN: No Reservations about new "Promise Zones" Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1482
Native Times print edition on break, switching to paid circulation Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2372
GIAGO: A child’s prayer brought about a miracle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 Native Sun News 2228
Washburn: Interior's Land Buy-Back Program: Strengthening our Nation-to-Nation Partnership Written by Kevin K. Washburn 1375
Cobell funds delay cuts deep Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7306
NRC Response to “Rotten American Indian charities” Written by Robbi Rice Dietrich, President, National Relief Charities 1843
Rotten American Indian charities Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright 2013 11366
Katie John: "Her Name Will Be Our Rallying Cry!" Written by Friends of Katie John 2298
Delaware Chief: An open letter to the people of Kansas Written by Chief Paula Pechonick, Delaware Tribe of Indians 2327
TIM GIAGO: Only Tom Daschle can save the Affordable Care Act Written by TIM GIAGO 1727
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ghosts are alive and well in mascot issue Written by S.E. Ruckman 2095
How many think ‘Redskins’ is a slur? Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press National Writer 3925
Racist Mascots: Political Correctness Gone Wrong? Written by David W. Narcomey, Seminole 3226
Cherokee Chief responds to transfer of Veronica Brown Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Bill John Baker 3269
WhiteHouseBlog: Securing the Vote for All Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett | Whitehouse.gov 2557
It’s time to change Washington Redskins name Written by ENI F.H. FALEOMAVAEGA, U.S. House Delegate 5060
GIAGO: South Dakota Public Radio flunks on two counts Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3064
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: IMPROVE A SCHOOL, GET FIRED Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2013 2518
Stopping the Keystone pipeline: The battle of our time Written by DR SARA JUMPING EAGLE 5490
TIM GIAGO: Holocaust Museum should be built at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3370
Coalition of Native Activists withdraw support from KXL Pipeline TruthForce concert Written by JoKay Dowell 3568
Sink or swim: The feds are out of the rescue business - at least in Indian Country Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times Publisher 3608
David Jin: Hualapai being led astray by rouge members of Tribal Council Written by David Jin, CEO of Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC. 3980
Voices and Images from the Oral History Center Written by Corey Flood 4206
Sacheen Littlefeather and the Oscar 'stunt' seen ‘round the world Written by LISA SNELL 5345
S.E. RUCKMAN: Confessions of a Washington Redskin Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3879
GIAGO: Signing off after more than 30 years Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3113
Briefs in support of dismissal of Muscogee Creek Nation, et al. v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et Written by JAY DANIELS 4247
Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4050
GIAGO: Separating the mixed-bloods from the full bloods Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3834
The Cobell Settlement and Cherokee Nation Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 7400
USDA seeking nominations for committee advisors Written by Edward Avalos, USDA Undersecretary 3266
Around the Campfire: Fake Indians Written by Dr. Dean Chavers | Copyright 2013 8557
JAY DANIELS: Your Great, Great Grandmother wasn’t a Cherokee Princess Written by JAY DANIELS 4304
LETTER: Appalled by Cherokee bear pits Written by Reader Submission 3854
GIAGO: BIA: Bureau of Incompetent Asses Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4182
JAY DANIELS: Another Change – But this time one for the better! Written by JAY DANIELS 3956
S.E. RUCKMAN: Looking back at 2012 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 34286
Roundhouse Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 4 Written by JAY DANIELS 3832
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 3 Written by JAY DANIELS 4314
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 2 Written by JAY DANIELS 3169
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Written by JAY DANIELS 3900
GIAGO: ‘Wiping Away the Tears’ at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3697
GIAGO: ‘There are no words to describe it’ Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3600
S.E. RUCKMAN: Wishful thinking: A Native on the SCOTUS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3302
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) 4278
GIAGO: Native Americans and homosexuality Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 7187
Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities Written by Jodi Gillette, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, White House Domestic Policy Counc 3050
The secret history of the Sequoya’s Cherokee syllabary Written by Richard Thornton 5631
S.E. RUCKMAN: Open Carry a fact for Oklahoma, but not Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4042
GIAGO: Playing both sides against the middle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2678
Around the Campfire: The adventures of Toni and Dean Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3089
North Dakota NATIVE VOTE efforts show at the polls Written by Vonnie Lone Chief 3059
Ask Elouise Nov. 7, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 3226
Feathering the storm with USET Written by Cedric Sunray 3758
Addiction is a brain disease Written by Ronald Shaw, M.D. / Osage 4352
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Indian voting rights and the restricting of voting Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3367
S.E. RUCKMAN: Quantum vs. descendency, an egg best left unscrambled Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3583
NICWA responds to Dr. Phil's coverage of S.C. ICWA case Written by NICWA News Release 5490
VAWA - Violence Against Native Women Gaining Global Attention—Will Congress Do Something?
 Written by www.indianlaw.org 4642
Native People and Self Governance Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 4216
Sioux elder, prisoner, earns G.E.D., named 'Student of the Year' Written by Garry Crowe, Elder, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 3228
GIAGO: Mascots, Ignorance and Racism Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Native American Journalists Foundation 3581
S.E. RUCKMAN: The chatter on Cobell Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8463
Ask Elouise: Sept. 11, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 4353
Hickory Ground Chief responds to Poarch Creeks Written by George Thompson, Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Traditional Chief) 5105
GIAGO: Remembering when Custer ‘Died with his Boots on’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3256
First Female Kiowa Leader Emerges Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 6496
The time of prophecy: Keeping one eye open Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 4301
Just don’t tell ‘em about the pajamas Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher, Native American Times 3492
GIAGO: Jim Amoss missed a wonderful year at Harvard Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3237
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: He can't give away scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2726
Poarch “Creeks”: Cashing In and Selling Out Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 13683
Native American Brain Food No. 3: Quechua and Maya DNA in the Southern Highlands Written by Richard Thornton 6674
Defending the sovereignty of the Indian Nations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3199
An extra potato from the bin: When even the feds plea for a rain dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3001
Cloaks and Daggers in the Indian Health Service Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4014
LETTER: Disappointed in Navajo settlement vote Written by Elmer Clark, Vice President,Teesto Chapter 3616
Maze of jurisdictions cause a kind of lawlessness in regards to Indian women Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4542
S.E. RUCKMAN: IHS remains in ICU Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3447
GIAGO: 'Custer Died for Your Sins' Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3985
American Indians and Social Security Written by Dave Baldridge, Executive Director, International Association for Indigenous Aging 4622
GIAGO: The Placard Read; ‘Keep the Redskins White’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4030
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: A handful of Indian scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3323
Into Forever, the last Footsteps of Holy People Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. © 2012 5874
GIAGO: A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3405
Te Ata Bearer of New Dawn of Understanding Written by Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation 4309
GIAGO: ‘Divide and rule’ was the unwritten goal of the Indian agents Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3280
LETTER: Settlement is an Exercise of Sovereignty Written by Harrison Tsosie 3165
Who’s an American Indian? Warren case stirs query Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer 3386
Letter: Settlement Maximizes Navajo Nation Water Rights Written by Chris Deschene 3778
Ask Elouise: Appeals court affirms approval of Cobell settlement Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 5680
Editorial paints deceptive picture of Oklahoma Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3141
Has one-drop rule on race identification been overruled? Written by CLARENCE PAGE, Chicago Tribune Writer 3223
GIAGO: ‘Beer sniffing’ reporters invade Pine Ridge Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) 3671
Super elders among us: Centenarians in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3664
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: We All Have Heroes Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3806
Who's that knocking at your door? Written by Thomas O. Mills 4141
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian culture remains free enterprise to anyone in grease paint Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3876
GIAGO: Looking in the mirror with no reflection Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3562
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ownership of water a line drawn in the sand Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3479
GIAGO: Writing to inspire a new generation of Native Americans Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3381
From the Cradle to the Career: Improving Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Written by Charlie Galbraith 4676
Individual Rights Only, for Indigenous Peoples at the UN Written by Charmaine White Face, Zumila Wobaga, Spokesperson, Sioux Nation Treaty Council 3664
GIAGO: Addressing the most discriminatory bill ever passed in South Dakota Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 5810
GIAGO: Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3673
GIAGO: RST Constitution is supposed to be ‘law of the land’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4048
S.E. RUCKMAN: Scientists link racism, prejudice to simply being dumb Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3942
Blueprint for an America Built to Last and Indian Country Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, Domestic Policy Council 3630
Some crimes declining; stalking is not Written by SHERRY CLARK & ANN DAPICE 4116
Notes from Indian Country: An apology is oftentimes never enough Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4036
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens need to be involved in changing tribal constitution Written by OJ Semans Sr. 3655
S.E. Ruckman: Shorn locks and the knowing of hearts Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3458
Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced Written by COREY FLOOD 7199
Notes from Indian Country: SuAnne died young, but her legacy lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 6189
NCAI Stands Up for Boarding School Alumni Written by Cedric Sunray 7155
S.E. RUCKMAN: Spirit of rebellion alive and kicking in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3451
Jacoby Ellsbury: Final Results of the 2011 Baseball Season Written by Nancy Tuthill 3589
Tribal Heritage An Important Part of South Dakota Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4593
Sen. Johnson Announces Women Veterans Initiative Written by Senator Constance N. Johnson 3245
Veteran's Day 2011 Written by Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 3533
Letter: Support Veterans with Lou Gehrig's Disease Written by Kim Wilson LPN 3958
Notes from Indian Country: Two old adversaries face terminal cancer ailments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4419
Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs 5183
Baby killer receives slap on wrist sentence Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 3432
S.E. RUCKMAN: A 'civilized' afternoon under the Creek Council Oak Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4067
Around the Campfire: Indian Hate Groups Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 8130
National Native American Heritage Month and the White House Tribal Nations Conference Written by Kimberly Teehee 4492
President Barack Obama Remembers Elouise Cobell Written by Barack Obama, president of the United States of America 3528
ABC News: Reflecting on the obvious; ignoring the not-so-obvious Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4174
Heyoka: Dinosaurs and Supernaturals Among Us Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5071
Utilizing ARRA to Create Healthy, Active Communities in Indian Country Written by Margaret Knight, Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians 3124
Greater Private Sector Diversity Sought on USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Written by Janet A. Nuzum, Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator 2994
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Keystone Pipeline & the karma of bad decisions Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4268
Notes from Indian Country: The enigma of AIM leader Russell Means Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 5633
Revisiting Columbus Day: Wonderment does not Equal Truth Written by Monique Vondall-Rieke 4427
Native Nations, not Feds, should grant Tribal Recognition Written by J.D. Colbert 3449
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The irony of the Black Hills’ annual Buffalo Roundup Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3475
Domestic Violence is Sexy Written by Cedric Sunray 3965
Eagles Disappearing into the Sunset of Termination Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 3472
FWS favoring rights of sportsmen over Native American culture and spirituality Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 3930
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The other ‘Good Meat’ is the buffalo Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4034
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Fear of Termination Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 2411
Letter: On burying Eagle feathers with slain police officers Written by David Swallow, Jr., Lakota Spiritual Leader 4323
S.E. RUCKMAN: 'Cobell Warming' Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 10790
Notes from Indian Country: September 5, 2011 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 2758
We Are All Connected Written by Dawn Quigley 3083
A Step Toward better Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country Written by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan 5341
The new trend: Tribal infomercials Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4768
Around the Campfire: Racism and Wildlife Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 3097
Ancestral Artists, the Proud Legacy of Women Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4613
Launching the American Indian Research, Education Initiative Written by Bill Valdez, Acting Director 3790
Wambli Sina Win: Indestructible Indian, Traditonalist with a Rebel Heart Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5219
Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 8187
S.E. RUCKMAN: Relics example of material culture mixing with material enterprise Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4726
The Ultimate Expression of Faith, the Lakota Sun Dance Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 24195
Around the Campfire: No Voting RIghts in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5917
S.E. RUCKMAN: Voter apathy and forsaking tribal elections Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4943
Wambli Sina Win: Pretendians: the Hostile Takeover of Indian Tribes Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7231
Ruth Hopkins: Prophecy of the White Buffalo Calf Written by Ruth Hopkins 18022
Wambli Sina Win: The Thunderbird's Echo Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7229
Cigarette tax: Not about money? Written by Ryan Dreveskracht 7177
Letter: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Written by Gena Holland Stretch 3220
Kvco-Hvse, “Blackberry Month” Written by James Treat 4412
Roots of the Red Tree Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4399
S.E. RUCKMAN: Chi Dlo Dil - The Laughing Party Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8943
Fallen Stars Within a Book of Ghosts Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5333
White to green: Fighting obesity Written by David Torney, MD, PhD and Eleanor Dixon, PhD 4585
A population forsaken and forgotten Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4581
Letter: Surprised at outrage over "Geronimo" code name Written by Jim Beaver 3405
“Heroics and John Wayne Moments” – Geronimo and Bin Laden, why? Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 4736
Geronimo code name sucker punch for Native peoples Written by Mary Campbell, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development 4885
Chickasha naget’owa? What is a Chickasaw? Written by J.D. Colbert 5774
Mortal Indian, Immortal Manifest Destiny Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 8101
S.E. RUCKMAN: Getting aquainted with the Kiowa 5/6 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6716
Native people and dual citizenship; The long journey Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Elder 6703
Around the Campfire: Indians in the Military Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5140
Iyeska, the Interpreter Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5830
A conversation with Dennis Banks Written by Chesley Oxendine, Bacone College 10561
One Hundred Feathers, One Hundred Years Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6318
Students, groups call for suspension of offensive student publication Written by Brian Alexander 8728
Letter to California Governor re: offensive powwow article Written by Brian Ames Ricker-Alexander 6582
Heyoka: A Man Taller than his Shadow Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D 16982
Ancestral Legends Teach About Human Nature Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 9644
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Sweatlodge Written by S.E. Ruckman 4330
Cobell’s 30 Pieces of Silver, Our Beads and Trinkets Written by J.D. Colbert 6885
The Red Road is not for Sale Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 22287
GIAGO: Bush handed Obama a shovel and said, “I’m out-a here” Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 5445
Hopi Creation Story explains things Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager Hopi Cultural Center 11487
GIAGO: Walking away from the editor’s desk Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 4005
“Chevron Pulls Greatest Magic Trick Ever as They Make Plaintiffs Disappear!” Written by SHELLEY BLUEJAY PIERCE 6177
Enlightening Quechan Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 9858
Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment” Written by Van Jones, Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid 5539
Indigenous peoples locked in global struggle to survive Written by Sherwood Ross 5995
Around the Campfire: Helen Scheirbeck was a giant Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © 2011 6353
GIAGO: Freedom of the press not exactly alive in Indian Country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 8901
Ask Elouise 
December 28, 2010 Written by Elouise Cobell 3974
TIM GIAGO: The Moon of the Popping Trees Written by TIM GIAGO 6579
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian Country is in the midst of a cosmic conundrum Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5733
Coulter: UN Declaration sets new agenda for US-Indian relations Written by Robert T. Coulter, Executive Director, Indian Law Resource Center 5189
Ask Elouise
December 2, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5559
GIAGO: A day to give thanks a part of Native American tradition Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6029
Johnson Honors South Dakota’s Year of Unity Written by Senator Tim Johnson's Office 5304
S.E. Ruckman: Esteeming the brave is a like a pattern welded into our DNA Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4474
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 6021
LETTER: Lies Obstruct Unity Written by Charmaine White Face, Nov. 3, 2010 4211
S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund turns 40 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4759
LETTER: Regarding UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples Written by Antonio Gonzales, AIM-WEST Director 4988
Ask Elouise: 
September 30, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3476
GIAGO: Disguising themselves as Indians was an act of cowardice Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5534
Social Security: Spousal benefits offer increased retirement options Written by Vicky Watkins, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma 5010
CHAVERS: Funding in Indian Country not fair Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 5935
Could Capt. Jack get a pardon too? Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4101
GIAGO: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 7377
Donut hamburgers? The devil loves junk food Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5197
GIAGO: This Penn State professor deserves the respect of Native journalists Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4441
LETTER: Regarding Choctaw Tribe of Florida, BIA findings Written by Bernadette Choctaw 7120
LETTER: On Mayor Bloomberg's comments Written by David Kimelberg 5748
Ask Elouise: 
August 10, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3734
Cobell settlement: So close, yet so far Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8439
GIAGO: Remembering great Native American news reporters Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6931
Letter: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act Written by Eric S. Trevan 5283
LETTER: Clarification of 'Storms rip reservations' story Written by Derek Jensen, FEMA 4119
American Indian Leader Called Home Written by Cedric Sunray 7745
Ask Elouise: July 7, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5630
A Hopi Connection with Other Ancient Sites? Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager of the Hopi Cultural Center 6607
GIAGO: Speaking about unity at the Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4375
S.E. Ruckman: Kiowas celebrate Settainte during Independence Day Dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6486
GIAGO: MS is incurable, but science is getting closer solving it Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4075
Racism in Indian Education Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 7254
GIAGO: House race in S. D. could be decided on Indian reservations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4100
Life on "The Rez" Written by Guy Still, Minneapolis, MN 9306
The Enduring Smear: Sport team names, mascots and Native Nations Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 6380
HB 2929: A stand for Indian Education Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4826
GIAGO: ‘Custer died for your sins’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4312
Illegal immigration: Putting the “con” in con-servative Written by J.D. COLBERT 6230
Rememberance Day in America Written by JACK BUTA 5084
GIAGO: High rate of suicide on Indian reservations near epidemic proportions Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5134
Giago: It was the human factor and not the Church or school Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4297
Chavers: No Voting Rights in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright 2010 9462
Letter: Giago needs a 'chill pill' Written by Leslie Stanhoff-Morgan 3990
TIm Giago: I fear for the life of President Barack Obama Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3570
Ask Elouise: May 4, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3903
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 3085
Letter: What is Arizona thinking? Written by Chipa Wolf 6265
Health Reform Helps Address the Needs of Indian Country Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4360
Earth’s Greatest Medicine Written by Robert Bracamontes 4399
Tim Giago: A man of great vision departs Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3803
Wilma Mankiller and Me Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 6016
Minnie Two Shoes Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6194
Letter: Comment on the demise of UND nickname Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Nation 3512
Earth Day Comes Early To the Navajo Nation Written by Terry Brunner, State Director – USDA Rural Development – New Mexico 4107
Filling out the Census important for everyone Written by Judy Eason McIntyre, Oklahoma State Senate 3766
Black Hills Claims Settlement funds top $1 billion Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5402
Minnie Two Shoes: March 24, 1950 – April 9, 2010 Written by LISA SNELL, Native American TImes 4427
Tim Giago: His great grandfather was the interpreter for Crazy Horse Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5747
Giago: Veterans claim racial discrimination by VA Written by TIM GIAGO 4597
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise 
March 24, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5962
Giago: Lack of adequate funds cripples Indian health care Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5394
Tax Time: March marches on Written by Larry Jones, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist 3763
Giago: Waste`(wash-tay) Chicago; Omaha no good Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4815
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6172
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6657
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5591
Tim Giago: American Indians and Australian Aborigines travel a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4433
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by Elouise Cobell 8888
GIAGO: Strauss and Sunday night movies at the boarding school Written by TIM GIAGO 4410
Legislating the sweat lodge ceremony is not the solution Written by Scott Frazier, Crow/Santee 6159
Standing with Native American Communities Written by White House Office of Media Affairs 7230
Tim Giago: Challenger to Rep. Diane Watson supports Cherokee Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5034
Tim Giago: Finding a new Native voice as an Independent Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4033
WAC calls on Christies to halt sale of human remains Written by World Archaeological Congress 4440
Tim Giago:Theresa Two Bulls: A lady of distinction Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5553
Letter: NAJA President's Statement on Hopi Tutuven Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6243
LETTER: Thank you for the care package Written by DEMETRIA ARAGON-DeJESUS 8687
Tim Giago: Learning to ignore the hate mongers Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4990
Native American Heritage Day 2009 Written by Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman National Indian Gaming Association 7698
Tim Giago: Looking at America’s dirty little secret Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7496
The powerless Indian educator Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5377
Tim Giago: ‘Culturecide’ is a word coined in Indian Country Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4783
TIM GIAGO: Tribal governments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5778
Tim Giago: Can the ceremonies save a people Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8185
Tim Giago: Yes, there is racism against Native Americans in this country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7606
Choctaw soldier thwarts German eavedroppers during WWI Written by Joe Blackstock, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. 6686
LETTER: Appalled by Shirley's statements on environmentalists Written by CALVIN JOHNSON, Leupp, Arizona 7621
Tim Giago: Tottering on the brink of the year 2012 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7104
Tim Giago: In Whose Honor? Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8107
Tim Giago: Good or Bad? Indian Reorganization Act turns 75 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 9975
Peltier makes statement regarding parole denial Written by LEONARD PELTIER PRISONER NO. 83637-132 9861

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