July 04, 2015

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Impersonators have caused American Indians great harm Written by Doug George-Kanentiio 456
Mismanagement of Oil & Gas Development isn’t a new thing Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 330
A new day now for Indian Country Written by Gary Davis, president and CEO of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development 372
LETTER:Natives Begin Walk to Ottawa (275km) to Declare Independence from Canada - TIBENINDIZOWIN Written by Indigenous Peoples Independence Day, 758
A Message from MCN Principal Chief George Tiger Written by Christina Good Voice, MCN Media Release 544
Haskell Indian Nations University: A field of dreams Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 604
Let the Feathers Fly at High School Graduation Written by Courtney R. Jordan and D. Michael McBride II, Crowe & Dunlevy's Indian Law & Gaming group 921
Native American vs. American Indian: Political correctness dishonors traditional chiefs of old Written by Native Sun News Editorial Board 3826
Time to Reauthorize the Successful Special Diabetes Program for American Indians Written by Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 720
First they took our land… Written by Jay Daniels 802
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: A little too long? Written by Jay Daniels 853
Creek Chief issues letter to citizens Written by George Tiger Principal Chief 998
GIAGO: There’s a long, long trail a-winding Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1058
GIAGO: Ranking South Dakota on racism and inequality Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1616
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 2085
There’s a lot of truth in some of the Cheyenne nicknames Written by Clara Caufield, Native Sun News Correspondent 2355
The Lakota children are called wakanyeja ‘little sacred ones’ Written by Delphine Red Shirt, Ph.D. 1776
GIAGO: A racial incident at a hockey game Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1273
Higher education aid means hope and opportunity for Cherokees Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 2273
The stew over Land Run reenactments Written by Lisa Snell, Editor, Native American Times 2822
GIAGO: It is high time for America to grow up! Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2594
Letter: Dear Chief Batton Written by Rodney C. Morris II 2127
Oneida Nation honors man who called for genocide of Sioux Nation Written by ERNESTINE CHASING HAWK, Native Sun News 2195
Looking back on a successful 2014 and welcoming a bright new year ahead Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 2499
Notes from Indian Country: Remembering the massacre at Wounded Knee Written by Tim Giago 1179
Letter: Response to "Many ideas floated over Yellowstone buffalo" Written by Stephany J. Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign 2582
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) 1855
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 1761
Istrouma: A Houma Manifesto Written by Cedric Sunray 1119
GIAGO: Kill the Indian; save the child Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1023
Cherokee Chat: Thanks in Cheroke Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1102
Giving thanks for our blessings Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 868
Tackling the Stanford Indian Written by Dean Chavers © Copyright 2014 1079
Disproportion, blatant inequity a reality for many Native students Written by Amber Woodbury 1639
GIAGO: The final Indian war in America about to begin Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1285
Cobell checks and Skoal tins: How we do Thanksgiving in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 3610
There was no ‘Welcome Home’ for the veterans of Vietnam Written by IVAN F. STAR COMES OUT 2219
GIAGO: SuAnne Big Crow died but her dream lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 731
Honoring our warriors on Veterans Day Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation 1000
The Truth About Our Origins Will Set Us All Free Written by Kevin Leecy, Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe 1010
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Background Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1110
Beyond Squanto and Sitting Bull: Overcoming the Stereotypes of Native American Culture Written by Cynthia Darling 1186
GIAGO: Where the Paths of the Jews and the Navajo Crossed Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 609
Building Tomorrow’s Tribal Leaders Today Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 740
Stereotype Revisited: Can Indian student-athletes make it at the college level? Written by Cedric Sunray 2487
Joe Dorman Reminds Voters Education is On the Line this Election Day Written by Joe Dorman 789
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Action Items and Takeaways Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1074
GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1011
Curbing Breast Cancer Rates in Our Communities Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 766
Crazy Horse and Chips, boyhood friends: Chips knew where his bones were buried Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 975
Mascots, beer and peanuts: Check the expiration dates Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 772
Time is ripe to stop fracking at Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock Written by Winona LaDuke 3825
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Social Media Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1315
Notes from the Chief: Expanding Careers Options for Cherokee People Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 570
New comment deadline on BIA rights-of-way regs across allottee lands Written by Jay Daniels 933
Notes from the Chief: Honoring our Cherokee Warriors Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1053
Strengthening our pipeline of Cherokee speakers Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 976
S.E. RUCKMAN: Pennies From Heaven in White Envelopes Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1307
Cherokee Nation development project will help make northeast Oklahoma shopping, dining, entertainment destination Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 860
If You Build it… Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 976
GIAGO: American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1148
Did The OSU Student Write His Apology? Written by Wilhelm Murg 1144
GIAGO: There can be dignity in the face of poverty Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1055
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101 Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1348
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 1128
GIAGO: A farewell to my friend Eugene Long Soldier Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 840
Interior Board of Indian Appeals affirms Oklahoma lease rental adjustment Written by Jay Daniels 1153
CHEROKEE CHAT: Annual Scholarship Workshop Focused on Tribal Citizens Written by Cara Cowan Watts 982
CHAVERS: Preparing American Indian Students for College Written by Dr. DEAN CHAVERS 729
GIAGO: The Fourth Estate at Wounded Knee in 1973 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1049
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: Whats the rush? Written by Jay Daniels 1135
To the Editor, Re: Redoubt Falls Written by Michael A. Baines, Tribal Chairman, Sitka Tribe of Alaska 806
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 1177
GIAGO: Like an old soldier maybe the mascot will slowly fade away Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 896
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 2029
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 1000
Cherokee Chat: Frequently Asked Cherokee Questions Answered Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1198
GIAGO: South Dakota could be a political hotbed in 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2367
GIAGO: History of the Pueblo Indian drovers and the Great Sioux Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1196
Millions invested in our communities generate priceless returns Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 1007
Land Buyback Program: Did anything really happen? Written by Jay Daniels 1713
S.E. RUCKMAN: Words are like Arrows that we Shoot into the Air Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 2022
Cherokee Chat: Cherokee Nation Program Structure Written by Cara Cowan Watts 974
Notes from Indian Country: A view from the 8th decade Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1153
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE:Racism in Indian Schools Written by DEAN CHAVERS 2243
Coalition applauds Patent Office decision Written by Civil and Human Rights Coalition submission 859
Strengthening Tribal Communities through Education and Economic Development Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2652
Cherokee Nation Contract Health Care Changes Written by Cara Cowan Watts 2403
Obama returning to Indian Country for visit Written by President Barack Obama 1107
GIAGO: Notes from Indian Country | June 2, 1014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 828
Cherokee citizen Keith Harper is an inspiration for our next seven generations Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1541
United States Supreme Court Decision supports Tribal sovereign immunity in Bay Mills Casino Case Written by United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. 1810
Greater care required for Effigy Mounds Written by Telegraph Herald. May 18, 2014 | The Associated Press 854
GIAGO: To the graduating Class of 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1070
Ask Elouise: Upcoming Events in Cobell v. Salazar Written by Cobell Settlement 4744
Sen. Reid: “Since Snyder Fails To Show Any Leadership,” The NFL Should Remove Racism From The League Written by Publisher 1240
Open Letter to Tribal Leaders, American People Written by Buffalo Field Campaign Media Release 1587
April 22 marks anniversary of Oklahoma Land Run Written by Joyce Oberly 6120
CHAVERS: He cut a path for Indian journalists nationwide Written by DR. DEAN CHAVERS 1955
Ask Elouise: A Letter from Class Counsel on settlement checks Written by David Smith and Bill Dorris 3823
USDA Continues Reaching Indian Country Through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Written by Leslie Wheelock 1562
Around the Campfire: The Disappointing ACT Scores Written by By Dr. Dean Chavers 2301
The Uneasy Coexistence of Conservative Justice and Tribal Rights at the Supreme Court Written by Ben Fenner 2552
Indian Law and Order Commission Report Reaction Written by Byron Mallott 1585
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Grandmothers are Cheering Us on Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Correspondent 1411
Letter to the Editor: Keystone Pipeline a ticking bomb Written by Dwain Camp, Elder of the Ponca Nation 1352
International Mother Language Day Feb. 21 Written by Prof. Colleen Fitzgerald, UT Arlington 4208
DICK LAY: CNB-CNCR has decided to stop using prevailing wage Written by Dick Lay, Cherokee Nation Councilor 1561
Wild Turkey and American Spirits: Remembering Robert J. Conley Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 3087
Harsh Oklahoma weather means making tough decisions to serve the Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 1308
Driving Under the Influence of Distraction Written by AAA Oklahoma 1260
Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting? Written by MARK TRAHANT 2666
GIAGO: Indians and Jews: Building a holocaust museum together? Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1641
S.E. RUCKMAN: Reading Between the Lines on the Keystone Pipeline Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1589
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Petition being circulated Written by Eleanor McDaniel 1698
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Nation College Written by Lotsee Patterson, Ph.D. 1619
S.E. RUCKMAN: No Reservations about new "Promise Zones" Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1683
Native Times print edition on break, switching to paid circulation Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2604
GIAGO: A child’s prayer brought about a miracle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 Native Sun News 2449
Washburn: Interior's Land Buy-Back Program: Strengthening our Nation-to-Nation Partnership Written by Kevin K. Washburn 1549
Cobell funds delay cuts deep Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7584
NRC Response to “Rotten American Indian charities” Written by Robbi Rice Dietrich, President, National Relief Charities 2346
Rotten American Indian charities Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright 2013 15093
Katie John: "Her Name Will Be Our Rallying Cry!" Written by Friends of Katie John 2612
Delaware Chief: An open letter to the people of Kansas Written by Chief Paula Pechonick, Delaware Tribe of Indians 2594
TIM GIAGO: Only Tom Daschle can save the Affordable Care Act Written by TIM GIAGO 1930
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ghosts are alive and well in mascot issue Written by S.E. Ruckman 2303
How many think ‘Redskins’ is a slur? Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press National Writer 4340
Racist Mascots: Political Correctness Gone Wrong? Written by David W. Narcomey, Seminole 3535
Cherokee Chief responds to transfer of Veronica Brown Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Bill John Baker 3587
WhiteHouseBlog: Securing the Vote for All Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett | Whitehouse.gov 2833
It’s time to change Washington Redskins name Written by ENI F.H. FALEOMAVAEGA, U.S. House Delegate 5659
GIAGO: South Dakota Public Radio flunks on two counts Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3323
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: IMPROVE A SCHOOL, GET FIRED Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2013 2815
Stopping the Keystone pipeline: The battle of our time Written by DR SARA JUMPING EAGLE 5843
TIM GIAGO: Holocaust Museum should be built at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3638
Coalition of Native Activists withdraw support from KXL Pipeline TruthForce concert Written by JoKay Dowell 3849
Sink or swim: The feds are out of the rescue business - at least in Indian Country Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times Publisher 3869
David Jin: Hualapai being led astray by rouge members of Tribal Council Written by David Jin, CEO of Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC. 4295
Voices and Images from the Oral History Center Written by Corey Flood 4613
Sacheen Littlefeather and the Oscar 'stunt' seen ‘round the world Written by LISA SNELL 5883
S.E. RUCKMAN: Confessions of a Washington Redskin Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4159
GIAGO: Signing off after more than 30 years Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3354
Briefs in support of dismissal of Muscogee Creek Nation, et al. v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et Written by JAY DANIELS 4628
Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4365
GIAGO: Separating the mixed-bloods from the full bloods Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 4218
The Cobell Settlement and Cherokee Nation Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 8118
USDA seeking nominations for committee advisors Written by Edward Avalos, USDA Undersecretary 3523
Around the Campfire: Fake Indians Written by Dr. Dean Chavers | Copyright 2013 10020
JAY DANIELS: Your Great, Great Grandmother wasn’t a Cherokee Princess Written by JAY DANIELS 4836
LETTER: Appalled by Cherokee bear pits Written by Reader Submission 4165
GIAGO: BIA: Bureau of Incompetent Asses Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4508
JAY DANIELS: Another Change – But this time one for the better! Written by JAY DANIELS 4295
S.E. RUCKMAN: Looking back at 2012 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 34520
Roundhouse Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 4 Written by JAY DANIELS 4201
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 3 Written by JAY DANIELS 4764
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 2 Written by JAY DANIELS 3408
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Written by JAY DANIELS 4259
GIAGO: ‘Wiping Away the Tears’ at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3980
GIAGO: ‘There are no words to describe it’ Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3859
S.E. RUCKMAN: Wishful thinking: A Native on the SCOTUS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3550
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) 4616
GIAGO: Native Americans and homosexuality Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 8339
Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities Written by Jodi Gillette, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, White House Domestic Policy Counc 3258
The secret history of the Sequoya’s Cherokee syllabary Written by Richard Thornton 6320
S.E. RUCKMAN: Open Carry a fact for Oklahoma, but not Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4374
GIAGO: Playing both sides against the middle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2899
Around the Campfire: The adventures of Toni and Dean Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3338
North Dakota NATIVE VOTE efforts show at the polls Written by Vonnie Lone Chief 3321
Ask Elouise Nov. 7, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 3495
Feathering the storm with USET Written by Cedric Sunray 4001
Addiction is a brain disease Written by Ronald Shaw, M.D. / Osage 4615
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Indian voting rights and the restricting of voting Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3700
S.E. RUCKMAN: Quantum vs. descendency, an egg best left unscrambled Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3898
NICWA responds to Dr. Phil's coverage of S.C. ICWA case Written by NICWA News Release 5899
VAWA - Violence Against Native Women Gaining Global Attention—Will Congress Do Something?
 Written by www.indianlaw.org 4964
Native People and Self Governance Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 4533
Sioux elder, prisoner, earns G.E.D., named 'Student of the Year' Written by Garry Crowe, Elder, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 3504
GIAGO: Mascots, Ignorance and Racism Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Native American Journalists Foundation 3889
S.E. RUCKMAN: The chatter on Cobell Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8787
Ask Elouise: Sept. 11, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 4670
Hickory Ground Chief responds to Poarch Creeks Written by George Thompson, Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Traditional Chief) 5525
GIAGO: Remembering when Custer ‘Died with his Boots on’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3518
First Female Kiowa Leader Emerges Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 7201
The time of prophecy: Keeping one eye open Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 4598
Just don’t tell ‘em about the pajamas Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher, Native American Times 3793
GIAGO: Jim Amoss missed a wonderful year at Harvard Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3518
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: He can't give away scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2998
Poarch “Creeks”: Cashing In and Selling Out Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 15301
Native American Brain Food No. 3: Quechua and Maya DNA in the Southern Highlands Written by Richard Thornton 7244
Defending the sovereignty of the Indian Nations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3501
An extra potato from the bin: When even the feds plea for a rain dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3244
Cloaks and Daggers in the Indian Health Service Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4413
LETTER: Disappointed in Navajo settlement vote Written by Elmer Clark, Vice President,Teesto Chapter 3913
Maze of jurisdictions cause a kind of lawlessness in regards to Indian women Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4826
S.E. RUCKMAN: IHS remains in ICU Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3711
GIAGO: 'Custer Died for Your Sins' Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4359
American Indians and Social Security Written by Dave Baldridge, Executive Director, International Association for Indigenous Aging 5094
GIAGO: The Placard Read; ‘Keep the Redskins White’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4335
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: A handful of Indian scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3571
Into Forever, the last Footsteps of Holy People Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. © 2012 6365
GIAGO: A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3673
Te Ata Bearer of New Dawn of Understanding Written by Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation 4655
GIAGO: ‘Divide and rule’ was the unwritten goal of the Indian agents Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3515
LETTER: Settlement is an Exercise of Sovereignty Written by Harrison Tsosie 3371
Who’s an American Indian? Warren case stirs query Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer 3652
Letter: Settlement Maximizes Navajo Nation Water Rights Written by Chris Deschene 4070
Ask Elouise: Appeals court affirms approval of Cobell settlement Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 5936
Editorial paints deceptive picture of Oklahoma Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3366
Has one-drop rule on race identification been overruled? Written by CLARENCE PAGE, Chicago Tribune Writer 3476
GIAGO: ‘Beer sniffing’ reporters invade Pine Ridge Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) 3998
Super elders among us: Centenarians in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3900
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: We All Have Heroes Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 4132
Who's that knocking at your door? Written by Thomas O. Mills 4452
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian culture remains free enterprise to anyone in grease paint Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4147
GIAGO: Looking in the mirror with no reflection Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3836
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ownership of water a line drawn in the sand Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3749
GIAGO: Writing to inspire a new generation of Native Americans Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3635
From the Cradle to the Career: Improving Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Written by Charlie Galbraith 4957
Individual Rights Only, for Indigenous Peoples at the UN Written by Charmaine White Face, Zumila Wobaga, Spokesperson, Sioux Nation Treaty Council 3905
GIAGO: Addressing the most discriminatory bill ever passed in South Dakota Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 6300
GIAGO: Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3982
GIAGO: RST Constitution is supposed to be ‘law of the land’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4374
S.E. RUCKMAN: Scientists link racism, prejudice to simply being dumb Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4178
Blueprint for an America Built to Last and Indian Country Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, Domestic Policy Council 3893
Some crimes declining; stalking is not Written by SHERRY CLARK & ANN DAPICE 4413
Notes from Indian Country: An apology is oftentimes never enough Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4362
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens need to be involved in changing tribal constitution Written by OJ Semans Sr. 3903
S.E. Ruckman: Shorn locks and the knowing of hearts Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3686
Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced Written by COREY FLOOD 7566
Notes from Indian Country: SuAnne died young, but her legacy lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 6494
NCAI Stands Up for Boarding School Alumni Written by Cedric Sunray 7466
S.E. RUCKMAN: Spirit of rebellion alive and kicking in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3717
Jacoby Ellsbury: Final Results of the 2011 Baseball Season Written by Nancy Tuthill 3815
Tribal Heritage An Important Part of South Dakota Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4866
Sen. Johnson Announces Women Veterans Initiative Written by Senator Constance N. Johnson 3483
Veteran's Day 2011 Written by Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 3780
Letter: Support Veterans with Lou Gehrig's Disease Written by Kim Wilson LPN 4233
Notes from Indian Country: Two old adversaries face terminal cancer ailments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4714
Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs 5455
Baby killer receives slap on wrist sentence Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 3679
S.E. RUCKMAN: A 'civilized' afternoon under the Creek Council Oak Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4309
Around the Campfire: Indian Hate Groups Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 9017
National Native American Heritage Month and the White House Tribal Nations Conference Written by Kimberly Teehee 4748
President Barack Obama Remembers Elouise Cobell Written by Barack Obama, president of the United States of America 3788
ABC News: Reflecting on the obvious; ignoring the not-so-obvious Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4498
Heyoka: Dinosaurs and Supernaturals Among Us Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5468
Utilizing ARRA to Create Healthy, Active Communities in Indian Country Written by Margaret Knight, Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians 3342
Greater Private Sector Diversity Sought on USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Written by Janet A. Nuzum, Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator 3231
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Keystone Pipeline & the karma of bad decisions Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4567
Notes from Indian Country: The enigma of AIM leader Russell Means Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 5984
Revisiting Columbus Day: Wonderment does not Equal Truth Written by Monique Vondall-Rieke 4700
Native Nations, not Feds, should grant Tribal Recognition Written by J.D. Colbert 3670
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The irony of the Black Hills’ annual Buffalo Roundup Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3708
Domestic Violence is Sexy Written by Cedric Sunray 4185
Eagles Disappearing into the Sunset of Termination Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 3660
FWS favoring rights of sportsmen over Native American culture and spirituality Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4306
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The other ‘Good Meat’ is the buffalo Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4311
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Fear of Termination Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 2640
Letter: On burying Eagle feathers with slain police officers Written by David Swallow, Jr., Lakota Spiritual Leader 4600
S.E. RUCKMAN: 'Cobell Warming' Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 11090
Notes from Indian Country: September 5, 2011 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 2940
We Are All Connected Written by Dawn Quigley 3333
A Step Toward better Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country Written by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan 5639
The new trend: Tribal infomercials Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5029
Around the Campfire: Racism and Wildlife Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 3323
Ancestral Artists, the Proud Legacy of Women Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4872
Launching the American Indian Research, Education Initiative Written by Bill Valdez, Acting Director 4022
Wambli Sina Win: Indestructible Indian, Traditonalist with a Rebel Heart Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5526
Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 8725
S.E. RUCKMAN: Relics example of material culture mixing with material enterprise Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4985
The Ultimate Expression of Faith, the Lakota Sun Dance Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 27454
Around the Campfire: No Voting RIghts in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 6281
S.E. RUCKMAN: Voter apathy and forsaking tribal elections Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5170
Wambli Sina Win: Pretendians: the Hostile Takeover of Indian Tribes Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7711
Ruth Hopkins: Prophecy of the White Buffalo Calf Written by Ruth Hopkins 20074
Wambli Sina Win: The Thunderbird's Echo Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7627
Cigarette tax: Not about money? Written by Ryan Dreveskracht 7676
Letter: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Written by Gena Holland Stretch 3413
Kvco-Hvse, “Blackberry Month” Written by James Treat 4696
Roots of the Red Tree Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4607
S.E. RUCKMAN: Chi Dlo Dil - The Laughing Party Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 9864
Fallen Stars Within a Book of Ghosts Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5567
White to green: Fighting obesity Written by David Torney, MD, PhD and Eleanor Dixon, PhD 4825
A population forsaken and forgotten Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4838
Letter: Surprised at outrage over "Geronimo" code name Written by Jim Beaver 3601
“Heroics and John Wayne Moments” – Geronimo and Bin Laden, why? Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 4948
Geronimo code name sucker punch for Native peoples Written by Mary Campbell, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development 5117
Chickasha naget’owa? What is a Chickasaw? Written by J.D. Colbert 6233
Mortal Indian, Immortal Manifest Destiny Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 8589
S.E. RUCKMAN: Getting aquainted with the Kiowa 5/6 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7012
Native people and dual citizenship; The long journey Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Elder 7079
Around the Campfire: Indians in the Military Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5384
Iyeska, the Interpreter Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6155
A conversation with Dennis Banks Written by Chesley Oxendine, Bacone College 10862
One Hundred Feathers, One Hundred Years Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6716
Students, groups call for suspension of offensive student publication Written by Brian Alexander 9329
Letter to California Governor re: offensive powwow article Written by Brian Ames Ricker-Alexander 6864
Heyoka: A Man Taller than his Shadow Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D 19183
Ancestral Legends Teach About Human Nature Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 9980
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Sweatlodge Written by S.E. Ruckman 4553
Cobell’s 30 Pieces of Silver, Our Beads and Trinkets Written by J.D. Colbert 7138
The Red Road is not for Sale Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 24332
GIAGO: Bush handed Obama a shovel and said, “I’m out-a here” Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 5646
Hopi Creation Story explains things Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager Hopi Cultural Center 12283
GIAGO: Walking away from the editor’s desk Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 4204
“Chevron Pulls Greatest Magic Trick Ever as They Make Plaintiffs Disappear!” Written by SHELLEY BLUEJAY PIERCE 6402
Enlightening Quechan Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 10305
Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment” Written by Van Jones, Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid 5736
Indigenous peoples locked in global struggle to survive Written by Sherwood Ross 6228
Around the Campfire: Helen Scheirbeck was a giant Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © 2011 6617
GIAGO: Freedom of the press not exactly alive in Indian Country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 9286
Ask Elouise 
December 28, 2010 Written by Elouise Cobell 4203
TIM GIAGO: The Moon of the Popping Trees Written by TIM GIAGO 6871
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian Country is in the midst of a cosmic conundrum Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5968
Coulter: UN Declaration sets new agenda for US-Indian relations Written by Robert T. Coulter, Executive Director, Indian Law Resource Center 5398
Ask Elouise
December 2, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5778
GIAGO: A day to give thanks a part of Native American tradition Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6313
Johnson Honors South Dakota’s Year of Unity Written by Senator Tim Johnson's Office 5478
S.E. Ruckman: Esteeming the brave is a like a pattern welded into our DNA Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4674
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 6280
LETTER: Lies Obstruct Unity Written by Charmaine White Face, Nov. 3, 2010 4443
S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund turns 40 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4982
LETTER: Regarding UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples Written by Antonio Gonzales, AIM-WEST Director 5211
Ask Elouise: 
September 30, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3684
GIAGO: Disguising themselves as Indians was an act of cowardice Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5820
Social Security: Spousal benefits offer increased retirement options Written by Vicky Watkins, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma 5221
CHAVERS: Funding in Indian Country not fair Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 6264
Could Capt. Jack get a pardon too? Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4314
GIAGO: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 7817
Donut hamburgers? The devil loves junk food Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5384
GIAGO: This Penn State professor deserves the respect of Native journalists Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4695
LETTER: Regarding Choctaw Tribe of Florida, BIA findings Written by Bernadette Choctaw 7608
LETTER: On Mayor Bloomberg's comments Written by David Kimelberg 6023
Ask Elouise: 
August 10, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3959
Cobell settlement: So close, yet so far Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8711
GIAGO: Remembering great Native American news reporters Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 7339
Letter: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act Written by Eric S. Trevan 5513
LETTER: Clarification of 'Storms rip reservations' story Written by Derek Jensen, FEMA 4323
American Indian Leader Called Home Written by Cedric Sunray 8337
Ask Elouise: July 7, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5852
A Hopi Connection with Other Ancient Sites? Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager of the Hopi Cultural Center 6881
GIAGO: Speaking about unity at the Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4595
S.E. Ruckman: Kiowas celebrate Settainte during Independence Day Dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6750
GIAGO: MS is incurable, but science is getting closer solving it Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4286
Racism in Indian Education Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 7707
GIAGO: House race in S. D. could be decided on Indian reservations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4340
Life on "The Rez" Written by Guy Still, Minneapolis, MN 10040
The Enduring Smear: Sport team names, mascots and Native Nations Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 6676
HB 2929: A stand for Indian Education Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5055
GIAGO: ‘Custer died for your sins’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4537
Illegal immigration: Putting the “con” in con-servative Written by J.D. COLBERT 6405
Rememberance Day in America Written by JACK BUTA 5381
GIAGO: High rate of suicide on Indian reservations near epidemic proportions Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5390
Giago: It was the human factor and not the Church or school Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4546
Chavers: No Voting Rights in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright 2010 9790
Letter: Giago needs a 'chill pill' Written by Leslie Stanhoff-Morgan 4201
TIm Giago: I fear for the life of President Barack Obama Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3808
Ask Elouise: May 4, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 4115
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 3278
Letter: What is Arizona thinking? Written by Chipa Wolf 6529
Health Reform Helps Address the Needs of Indian Country Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4597
Earth’s Greatest Medicine Written by Robert Bracamontes 4599
Tim Giago: A man of great vision departs Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4038
Wilma Mankiller and Me Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 6363
Minnie Two Shoes Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6651
Letter: Comment on the demise of UND nickname Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Nation 3763
Earth Day Comes Early To the Navajo Nation Written by Terry Brunner, State Director – USDA Rural Development – New Mexico 4372
Filling out the Census important for everyone Written by Judy Eason McIntyre, Oklahoma State Senate 3995
Black Hills Claims Settlement funds top $1 billion Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5729
Minnie Two Shoes: March 24, 1950 – April 9, 2010 Written by LISA SNELL, Native American TImes 4943
Tim Giago: His great grandfather was the interpreter for Crazy Horse Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5989
Giago: Veterans claim racial discrimination by VA Written by TIM GIAGO 4878
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise 
March 24, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6211
Giago: Lack of adequate funds cripples Indian health care Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5633
Tax Time: March marches on Written by Larry Jones, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist 3976
Giago: Waste`(wash-tay) Chicago; Omaha no good Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5043
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6466
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 7007
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5900
Tim Giago: American Indians and Australian Aborigines travel a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4686
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by Elouise Cobell 9297
GIAGO: Strauss and Sunday night movies at the boarding school Written by TIM GIAGO 4637
Legislating the sweat lodge ceremony is not the solution Written by Scott Frazier, Crow/Santee 6440
Standing with Native American Communities Written by White House Office of Media Affairs 7581
Tim Giago: Challenger to Rep. Diane Watson supports Cherokee Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5313
Tim Giago: Finding a new Native voice as an Independent Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4218
WAC calls on Christies to halt sale of human remains Written by World Archaeological Congress 4635
Tim Giago:Theresa Two Bulls: A lady of distinction Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5811
Letter: NAJA President's Statement on Hopi Tutuven Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6485
LETTER: Thank you for the care package Written by DEMETRIA ARAGON-DeJESUS 9273
Tim Giago: Learning to ignore the hate mongers Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5204
Native American Heritage Day 2009 Written by Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman National Indian Gaming Association 7950
Tim Giago: Looking at America’s dirty little secret Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7774
The powerless Indian educator Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5587
Tim Giago: ‘Culturecide’ is a word coined in Indian Country Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4976
TIM GIAGO: Tribal governments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 6036
Tim Giago: Can the ceremonies save a people Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8465
Tim Giago: Yes, there is racism against Native Americans in this country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7916
Choctaw soldier thwarts German eavedroppers during WWI Written by Joe Blackstock, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. 6978
LETTER: Appalled by Shirley's statements on environmentalists Written by CALVIN JOHNSON, Leupp, Arizona 7863
Tim Giago: Tottering on the brink of the year 2012 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7306
Tim Giago: In Whose Honor? Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8454
Tim Giago: Good or Bad? Indian Reorganization Act turns 75 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 10345
Peltier makes statement regarding parole denial Written by LEONARD PELTIER PRISONER NO. 83637-132 10164

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