October 31, 2014

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CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Background Written by Cara Cowan Watts 166
Beyond Squanto and Sitting Bull: Overcoming the Stereotypes of Native American Culture Written by Cynthia Darling 297
GIAGO: Where the Paths of the Jews and the Navajo Crossed Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 60
Building Tomorrow’s Tribal Leaders Today Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 113
Stereotype Revisited: Can Indian student-athletes make it at the college level? Written by Cedric Sunray 1314
Joe Dorman Reminds Voters Education is On the Line this Election Day Written by Joe Dorman 270
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Action Items and Takeaways Written by Cara Cowan Watts 458
GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 233
Curbing Breast Cancer Rates in Our Communities Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 221
Crazy Horse and Chips, boyhood friends: Chips knew where his bones were buried Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 270
Mascots, beer and peanuts: Check the expiration dates Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 264
Time is ripe to stop fracking at Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock Written by Winona LaDuke 2049
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Social Media Written by Cara Cowan Watts 793
Notes from the Chief: Expanding Careers Options for Cherokee People Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 147
New comment deadline on BIA rights-of-way regs across allottee lands Written by Jay Daniels 312
Notes from the Chief: Honoring our Cherokee Warriors Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 453
Strengthening our pipeline of Cherokee speakers Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 461
S.E. RUCKMAN: Pennies From Heaven in White Envelopes Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 810
Cherokee Nation development project will help make northeast Oklahoma shopping, dining, entertainment destination Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 393
If You Build it… Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 409
GIAGO: American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 462
Did The OSU Student Write His Apology? Written by Wilhelm Murg 566
GIAGO: There can be dignity in the face of poverty Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 544
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101 Written by Cara Cowan Watts 661
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 515
GIAGO: A farewell to my friend Eugene Long Soldier Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 396
Interior Board of Indian Appeals affirms Oklahoma lease rental adjustment Written by Jay Daniels 507
CHEROKEE CHAT: Annual Scholarship Workshop Focused on Tribal Citizens Written by Cara Cowan Watts 465
CHAVERS: Preparing American Indian Students for College Written by Dr. DEAN CHAVERS 251
GIAGO: The Fourth Estate at Wounded Knee in 1973 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 397
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: Whats the rush? Written by Jay Daniels 523
To the Editor, Re: Redoubt Falls Written by Michael A. Baines, Tribal Chairman, Sitka Tribe of Alaska 394
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 668
GIAGO: Like an old soldier maybe the mascot will slowly fade away Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 457
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 1268
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 533
Cherokee Chat: Frequently Asked Cherokee Questions Answered Written by Cara Cowan Watts 580
GIAGO: South Dakota could be a political hotbed in 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1906
GIAGO: History of the Pueblo Indian drovers and the Great Sioux Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 543
Millions invested in our communities generate priceless returns Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 638
Land Buyback Program: Did anything really happen? Written by Jay Daniels 913
S.E. RUCKMAN: Words are like Arrows that we Shoot into the Air Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1330
Cherokee Chat: Cherokee Nation Program Structure Written by Cara Cowan Watts 541
Notes from Indian Country: A view from the 8th decade Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 694
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE:Racism in Indian Schools Written by DEAN CHAVERS 1265
Coalition applauds Patent Office decision Written by Civil and Human Rights Coalition submission 477
Strengthening Tribal Communities through Education and Economic Development Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2143
Cherokee Nation Contract Health Care Changes Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1296
Obama returning to Indian Country for visit Written by President Barack Obama 675
GIAGO: Notes from Indian Country | June 2, 1014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 420
Cherokee citizen Keith Harper is an inspiration for our next seven generations Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 956
United States Supreme Court Decision supports Tribal sovereign immunity in Bay Mills Casino Case Written by United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. 1210
Greater care required for Effigy Mounds Written by Telegraph Herald. May 18, 2014 | The Associated Press 427
GIAGO: To the graduating Class of 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 656
Ask Elouise: Upcoming Events in Cobell v. Salazar Written by Cobell Settlement 4067
Sen. Reid: “Since Snyder Fails To Show Any Leadership,” The NFL Should Remove Racism From The League Written by Publisher 806
Open Letter to Tribal Leaders, American People Written by Buffalo Field Campaign Media Release 1145
April 22 marks anniversary of Oklahoma Land Run Written by Joyce Oberly 4336
CHAVERS: He cut a path for Indian journalists nationwide Written by DR. DEAN CHAVERS 1323
Ask Elouise: A Letter from Class Counsel on settlement checks Written by David Smith and Bill Dorris 3265
USDA Continues Reaching Indian Country Through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Written by Leslie Wheelock 1092
Around the Campfire: The Disappointing ACT Scores Written by By Dr. Dean Chavers 1704
The Uneasy Coexistence of Conservative Justice and Tribal Rights at the Supreme Court Written by Ben Fenner 1985
Indian Law and Order Commission Report Reaction Written by Byron Mallott 1036
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Grandmothers are Cheering Us on Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Correspondent 1020
Letter to the Editor: Keystone Pipeline a ticking bomb Written by Dwain Camp, Elder of the Ponca Nation 925
International Mother Language Day Feb. 21 Written by Prof. Colleen Fitzgerald, UT Arlington 3344
DICK LAY: CNB-CNCR has decided to stop using prevailing wage Written by Dick Lay, Cherokee Nation Councilor 1033
Wild Turkey and American Spirits: Remembering Robert J. Conley Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2496
Harsh Oklahoma weather means making tough decisions to serve the Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 882
Driving Under the Influence of Distraction Written by AAA Oklahoma 844
Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting? Written by MARK TRAHANT 2229
GIAGO: Indians and Jews: Building a holocaust museum together? Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1207
S.E. RUCKMAN: Reading Between the Lines on the Keystone Pipeline Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1192
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Petition being circulated Written by Eleanor McDaniel 1087
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Nation College Written by Lotsee Patterson, Ph.D. 1186
S.E. RUCKMAN: No Reservations about new "Promise Zones" Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1234
Native Times print edition on break, switching to paid circulation Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2049
GIAGO: A child’s prayer brought about a miracle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 Native Sun News 1956
Washburn: Interior's Land Buy-Back Program: Strengthening our Nation-to-Nation Partnership Written by Kevin K. Washburn 1153
Cobell funds delay cuts deep Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6979
NRC Response to “Rotten American Indian charities” Written by Robbi Rice Dietrich, President, National Relief Charities 1447
Rotten American Indian charities Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright 2013 8502
Katie John: "Her Name Will Be Our Rallying Cry!" Written by Friends of Katie John 1911
Delaware Chief: An open letter to the people of Kansas Written by Chief Paula Pechonick, Delaware Tribe of Indians 2015
TIM GIAGO: Only Tom Daschle can save the Affordable Care Act Written by TIM GIAGO 1510
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ghosts are alive and well in mascot issue Written by S.E. Ruckman 1713
How many think ‘Redskins’ is a slur? Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press National Writer 2894
Racist Mascots: Political Correctness Gone Wrong? Written by David W. Narcomey, Seminole 2180
Cherokee Chief responds to transfer of Veronica Brown Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Bill John Baker 2302
WhiteHouseBlog: Securing the Vote for All Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett | Whitehouse.gov 1365
It’s time to change Washington Redskins name Written by ENI F.H. FALEOMAVAEGA, U.S. House Delegate 3694
GIAGO: South Dakota Public Radio flunks on two counts Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 1855
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: IMPROVE A SCHOOL, GET FIRED Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2013 1588
Stopping the Keystone pipeline: The battle of our time Written by DR SARA JUMPING EAGLE 4470
TIM GIAGO: Holocaust Museum should be built at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2145
Coalition of Native Activists withdraw support from KXL Pipeline TruthForce concert Written by JoKay Dowell 2668
Sink or swim: The feds are out of the rescue business - at least in Indian Country Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times Publisher 2428
David Jin: Hualapai being led astray by rouge members of Tribal Council Written by David Jin, CEO of Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC. 3073
Voices and Images from the Oral History Center Written by Corey Flood 2944
Sacheen Littlefeather and the Oscar 'stunt' seen ‘round the world Written by LISA SNELL 3889
S.E. RUCKMAN: Confessions of a Washington Redskin Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2976
GIAGO: Signing off after more than 30 years Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2213
Briefs in support of dismissal of Muscogee Creek Nation, et al. v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et Written by JAY DANIELS 3266
Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3057
GIAGO: Separating the mixed-bloods from the full bloods Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2645
The Cobell Settlement and Cherokee Nation Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 5753
USDA seeking nominations for committee advisors Written by Edward Avalos, USDA Undersecretary 2391
Around the Campfire: Fake Indians Written by Dr. Dean Chavers | Copyright 2013 6777
JAY DANIELS: Your Great, Great Grandmother wasn’t a Cherokee Princess Written by JAY DANIELS 3053
LETTER: Appalled by Cherokee bear pits Written by Reader Submission 2587
GIAGO: BIA: Bureau of Incompetent Asses Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3258
JAY DANIELS: Another Change – But this time one for the better! Written by JAY DANIELS 2674
S.E. RUCKMAN: Looking back at 2012 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 33426
Roundhouse Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 4 Written by JAY DANIELS 2788
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 3 Written by JAY DANIELS 3004
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 2 Written by JAY DANIELS 2312
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Written by JAY DANIELS 2957
GIAGO: ‘Wiping Away the Tears’ at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2506
GIAGO: ‘There are no words to describe it’ Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2526
S.E. RUCKMAN: Wishful thinking: A Native on the SCOTUS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2230
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) 3139
GIAGO: Native Americans and homosexuality Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 5746
Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities Written by Jodi Gillette, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, White House Domestic Policy Counc 2236
The secret history of the Sequoya’s Cherokee syllabary Written by Richard Thornton 4138
S.E. RUCKMAN: Open Carry a fact for Oklahoma, but not Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3160
GIAGO: Playing both sides against the middle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1889
Around the Campfire: The adventures of Toni and Dean Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 1962
North Dakota NATIVE VOTE efforts show at the polls Written by Vonnie Lone Chief 2204
Ask Elouise Nov. 7, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 2072
Feathering the storm with USET Written by Cedric Sunray 2842
Addiction is a brain disease Written by Ronald Shaw, M.D. / Osage 3370
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Indian voting rights and the restricting of voting Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2425
S.E. RUCKMAN: Quantum vs. descendency, an egg best left unscrambled Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2301
NICWA responds to Dr. Phil's coverage of S.C. ICWA case Written by NICWA News Release 4210
VAWA - Violence Against Native Women Gaining Global Attention—Will Congress Do Something?
 Written by www.indianlaw.org 3488
Native People and Self Governance Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 3005
Sioux elder, prisoner, earns G.E.D., named 'Student of the Year' Written by Garry Crowe, Elder, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 2095
GIAGO: Mascots, Ignorance and Racism Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Native American Journalists Foundation 2398
S.E. RUCKMAN: The chatter on Cobell Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7564
Ask Elouise: Sept. 11, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 3467
Hickory Ground Chief responds to Poarch Creeks Written by George Thompson, Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Traditional Chief) 3990
GIAGO: Remembering when Custer ‘Died with his Boots on’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2160
First Female Kiowa Leader Emerges Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 4974
The time of prophecy: Keeping one eye open Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 3411
Just don’t tell ‘em about the pajamas Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher, Native American Times 2326
GIAGO: Jim Amoss missed a wonderful year at Harvard Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2061
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: He can't give away scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 1566
Poarch “Creeks”: Cashing In and Selling Out Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 11841
Native American Brain Food No. 3: Quechua and Maya DNA in the Southern Highlands Written by Richard Thornton 5158
Defending the sovereignty of the Indian Nations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2263
An extra potato from the bin: When even the feds plea for a rain dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1871
Cloaks and Daggers in the Indian Health Service Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3036
LETTER: Disappointed in Navajo settlement vote Written by Elmer Clark, Vice President,Teesto Chapter 2390
Maze of jurisdictions cause a kind of lawlessness in regards to Indian women Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3369
S.E. RUCKMAN: IHS remains in ICU Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2502
GIAGO: 'Custer Died for Your Sins' Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2688
American Indians and Social Security Written by Dave Baldridge, Executive Director, International Association for Indigenous Aging 3292
GIAGO: The Placard Read; ‘Keep the Redskins White’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2794
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: A handful of Indian scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2415
Into Forever, the last Footsteps of Holy People Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. © 2012 4781
GIAGO: A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2214
Te Ata Bearer of New Dawn of Understanding Written by Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation 3021
GIAGO: ‘Divide and rule’ was the unwritten goal of the Indian agents Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2401
LETTER: Settlement is an Exercise of Sovereignty Written by Harrison Tsosie 2327
Who’s an American Indian? Warren case stirs query Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer 2489
Letter: Settlement Maximizes Navajo Nation Water Rights Written by Chris Deschene 2562
Ask Elouise: Appeals court affirms approval of Cobell settlement Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 4856
Editorial paints deceptive picture of Oklahoma Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1996
Has one-drop rule on race identification been overruled? Written by CLARENCE PAGE, Chicago Tribune Writer 2359
GIAGO: ‘Beer sniffing’ reporters invade Pine Ridge Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) 2519
Super elders among us: Centenarians in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2829
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: We All Have Heroes Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2852
Who's that knocking at your door? Written by Thomas O. Mills 3006
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian culture remains free enterprise to anyone in grease paint Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2746
GIAGO: Looking in the mirror with no reflection Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2387
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ownership of water a line drawn in the sand Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2547
GIAGO: Writing to inspire a new generation of Native Americans Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2541
From the Cradle to the Career: Improving Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Written by Charlie Galbraith 3546
Individual Rights Only, for Indigenous Peoples at the UN Written by Charmaine White Face, Zumila Wobaga, Spokesperson, Sioux Nation Treaty Council 2808
GIAGO: Addressing the most discriminatory bill ever passed in South Dakota Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4775
GIAGO: Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2524
GIAGO: RST Constitution is supposed to be ‘law of the land’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2876
S.E. RUCKMAN: Scientists link racism, prejudice to simply being dumb Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3042
Blueprint for an America Built to Last and Indian Country Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, Domestic Policy Council 2763
Some crimes declining; stalking is not Written by SHERRY CLARK & ANN DAPICE 2902
Notes from Indian Country: An apology is oftentimes never enough Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2800
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens need to be involved in changing tribal constitution Written by OJ Semans Sr. 2519
S.E. Ruckman: Shorn locks and the knowing of hearts Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2588
Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced Written by COREY FLOOD 6167
Notes from Indian Country: SuAnne died young, but her legacy lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 5261
NCAI Stands Up for Boarding School Alumni Written by Cedric Sunray 5964
S.E. RUCKMAN: Spirit of rebellion alive and kicking in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2283
Jacoby Ellsbury: Final Results of the 2011 Baseball Season Written by Nancy Tuthill 2417
Tribal Heritage An Important Part of South Dakota Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 3387
Sen. Johnson Announces Women Veterans Initiative Written by Senator Constance N. Johnson 2358
Veteran's Day 2011 Written by Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 2387
Letter: Support Veterans with Lou Gehrig's Disease Written by Kim Wilson LPN 2733
Notes from Indian Country: Two old adversaries face terminal cancer ailments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3230
Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs 3977
Baby killer receives slap on wrist sentence Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 2511
S.E. RUCKMAN: A 'civilized' afternoon under the Creek Council Oak Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2880
Around the Campfire: Indian Hate Groups Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 6767
National Native American Heritage Month and the White House Tribal Nations Conference Written by Kimberly Teehee 3297
President Barack Obama Remembers Elouise Cobell Written by Barack Obama, president of the United States of America 2340
ABC News: Reflecting on the obvious; ignoring the not-so-obvious Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3006
Heyoka: Dinosaurs and Supernaturals Among Us Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 3819
Utilizing ARRA to Create Healthy, Active Communities in Indian Country Written by Margaret Knight, Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians 2861
Greater Private Sector Diversity Sought on USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Written by Janet A. Nuzum, Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator 1821
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Keystone Pipeline & the karma of bad decisions Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3068
Notes from Indian Country: The enigma of AIM leader Russell Means Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4379
Revisiting Columbus Day: Wonderment does not Equal Truth Written by Monique Vondall-Rieke 4108
Native Nations, not Feds, should grant Tribal Recognition Written by J.D. Colbert 3178
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The irony of the Black Hills’ annual Buffalo Roundup Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3198
Domestic Violence is Sexy Written by Cedric Sunray 3696
Eagles Disappearing into the Sunset of Termination Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 3142
FWS favoring rights of sportsmen over Native American culture and spirituality Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 3579
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The other ‘Good Meat’ is the buffalo Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3730
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Fear of Termination Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 2176
Letter: On burying Eagle feathers with slain police officers Written by David Swallow, Jr., Lakota Spiritual Leader 3970
S.E. RUCKMAN: 'Cobell Warming' Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 10440
Notes from Indian Country: September 5, 2011 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 2510
We Are All Connected Written by Dawn Quigley 2758
A Step Toward better Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country Written by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan 5008
The new trend: Tribal infomercials Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4420
Around the Campfire: Racism and Wildlife Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 2750
Ancestral Artists, the Proud Legacy of Women Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4319
Launching the American Indian Research, Education Initiative Written by Bill Valdez, Acting Director 3550
Wambli Sina Win: Indestructible Indian, Traditonalist with a Rebel Heart Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4827
Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 7408
S.E. RUCKMAN: Relics example of material culture mixing with material enterprise Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4423
The Ultimate Expression of Faith, the Lakota Sun Dance Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 22171
Around the Campfire: No Voting RIghts in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5477
S.E. RUCKMAN: Voter apathy and forsaking tribal elections Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4648
Wambli Sina Win: Pretendians: the Hostile Takeover of Indian Tribes Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6757
Ruth Hopkins: Prophecy of the White Buffalo Calf Written by Ruth Hopkins 16164
Wambli Sina Win: The Thunderbird's Echo Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6813
Cigarette tax: Not about money? Written by Ryan Dreveskracht 6678
Letter: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Written by Gena Holland Stretch 2959
Kvco-Hvse, “Blackberry Month” Written by James Treat 4119
Roots of the Red Tree Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4113
S.E. RUCKMAN: Chi Dlo Dil - The Laughing Party Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8149
Fallen Stars Within a Book of Ghosts Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5039
White to green: Fighting obesity Written by David Torney, MD, PhD and Eleanor Dixon, PhD 4297
A population forsaken and forgotten Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4262
Letter: Surprised at outrage over "Geronimo" code name Written by Jim Beaver 3168
“Heroics and John Wayne Moments” – Geronimo and Bin Laden, why? Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 4440
Geronimo code name sucker punch for Native peoples Written by Mary Campbell, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development 4576
Chickasha naget’owa? What is a Chickasaw? Written by J.D. Colbert 5257
Mortal Indian, Immortal Manifest Destiny Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7468
S.E. RUCKMAN: Getting aquainted with the Kiowa 5/6 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6349
Native people and dual citizenship; The long journey Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Elder 6306
Around the Campfire: Indians in the Military Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 4832
Iyeska, the Interpreter Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5428
A conversation with Dennis Banks Written by Chesley Oxendine, Bacone College 10220
One Hundred Feathers, One Hundred Years Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5894
Students, groups call for suspension of offensive student publication Written by Brian Alexander 7939
Letter to California Governor re: offensive powwow article Written by Brian Ames Ricker-Alexander 6283
Heyoka: A Man Taller than his Shadow Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D 15039
Ancestral Legends Teach About Human Nature Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 9237
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Sweatlodge Written by S.E. Ruckman 4073
Cobell’s 30 Pieces of Silver, Our Beads and Trinkets Written by J.D. Colbert 6626
The Red Road is not for Sale Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 20406
GIAGO: Bush handed Obama a shovel and said, “I’m out-a here” Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 5183
Hopi Creation Story explains things Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager Hopi Cultural Center 10643
GIAGO: Walking away from the editor’s desk Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 3737
“Chevron Pulls Greatest Magic Trick Ever as They Make Plaintiffs Disappear!” Written by SHELLEY BLUEJAY PIERCE 5919
Enlightening Quechan Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 9349
Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment” Written by Van Jones, Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid 5302
Indigenous peoples locked in global struggle to survive Written by Sherwood Ross 5713
Around the Campfire: Helen Scheirbeck was a giant Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © 2011 6015
GIAGO: Freedom of the press not exactly alive in Indian Country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 8504
Ask Elouise 
December 28, 2010 Written by Elouise Cobell 3725
TIM GIAGO: The Moon of the Popping Trees Written by TIM GIAGO 6224
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian Country is in the midst of a cosmic conundrum Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5406
Coulter: UN Declaration sets new agenda for US-Indian relations Written by Robert T. Coulter, Executive Director, Indian Law Resource Center 4931
Ask Elouise
December 2, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5279
GIAGO: A day to give thanks a part of Native American tradition Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5716
Johnson Honors South Dakota’s Year of Unity Written by Senator Tim Johnson's Office 5034
S.E. Ruckman: Esteeming the brave is a like a pattern welded into our DNA Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4187
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 5787
LETTER: Lies Obstruct Unity Written by Charmaine White Face, Nov. 3, 2010 3962
S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund turns 40 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4504
LETTER: Regarding UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples Written by Antonio Gonzales, AIM-WEST Director 4726
Ask Elouise: 
September 30, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3209
GIAGO: Disguising themselves as Indians was an act of cowardice Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5227
Social Security: Spousal benefits offer increased retirement options Written by Vicky Watkins, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma 4745
CHAVERS: Funding in Indian Country not fair Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 5580
Could Capt. Jack get a pardon too? Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3824
GIAGO: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6929
Donut hamburgers? The devil loves junk food Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4901
GIAGO: This Penn State professor deserves the respect of Native journalists Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4183
LETTER: Regarding Choctaw Tribe of Florida, BIA findings Written by Bernadette Choctaw 6759
LETTER: On Mayor Bloomberg's comments Written by David Kimelberg 5457
Ask Elouise: 
August 10, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3417
Cobell settlement: So close, yet so far Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8119
GIAGO: Remembering great Native American news reporters Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6516
Letter: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act Written by Eric S. Trevan 5013
LETTER: Clarification of 'Storms rip reservations' story Written by Derek Jensen, FEMA 3865
American Indian Leader Called Home Written by Cedric Sunray 7141
Ask Elouise: July 7, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5376
A Hopi Connection with Other Ancient Sites? Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager of the Hopi Cultural Center 6203
GIAGO: Speaking about unity at the Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4120
S.E. Ruckman: Kiowas celebrate Settainte during Independence Day Dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6175
GIAGO: MS is incurable, but science is getting closer solving it Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3789
Racism in Indian Education Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 6821
GIAGO: House race in S. D. could be decided on Indian reservations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3845
Life on "The Rez" Written by Guy Still, Minneapolis, MN 8652
The Enduring Smear: Sport team names, mascots and Native Nations Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 5979
HB 2929: A stand for Indian Education Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4578
GIAGO: ‘Custer died for your sins’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4055
Illegal immigration: Putting the “con” in con-servative Written by J.D. COLBERT 5980
Rememberance Day in America Written by JACK BUTA 4827
GIAGO: High rate of suicide on Indian reservations near epidemic proportions Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4819
Giago: It was the human factor and not the Church or school Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4017
Chavers: No Voting Rights in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright 2010 8656
Letter: Giago needs a 'chill pill' Written by Leslie Stanhoff-Morgan 3752
TIm Giago: I fear for the life of President Barack Obama Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3333
Ask Elouise: May 4, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3613
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 2801
Letter: What is Arizona thinking? Written by Chipa Wolf 5871
Health Reform Helps Address the Needs of Indian Country Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4061
Earth’s Greatest Medicine Written by Robert Bracamontes 4111
Tim Giago: A man of great vision departs Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3552
Wilma Mankiller and Me Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5607
Minnie Two Shoes Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 5775
Letter: Comment on the demise of UND nickname Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Nation 3237
Earth Day Comes Early To the Navajo Nation Written by Terry Brunner, State Director – USDA Rural Development – New Mexico 3827
Filling out the Census important for everyone Written by Judy Eason McIntyre, Oklahoma State Senate 3518
Black Hills Claims Settlement funds top $1 billion Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5017
Minnie Two Shoes: March 24, 1950 – April 9, 2010 Written by LISA SNELL, Native American TImes 4123
Tim Giago: His great grandfather was the interpreter for Crazy Horse Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5423
Giago: Veterans claim racial discrimination by VA Written by TIM GIAGO 4260
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise 
March 24, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5634
Giago: Lack of adequate funds cripples Indian health care Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5055
Tax Time: March marches on Written by Larry Jones, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist 3514
Giago: Waste`(wash-tay) Chicago; Omaha no good Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4578
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5764
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6283
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5079
Tim Giago: American Indians and Australian Aborigines travel a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4209
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by Elouise Cobell 8425
GIAGO: Strauss and Sunday night movies at the boarding school Written by TIM GIAGO 4145
Legislating the sweat lodge ceremony is not the solution Written by Scott Frazier, Crow/Santee 5841
Standing with Native American Communities Written by White House Office of Media Affairs 6824
Tim Giago: Challenger to Rep. Diane Watson supports Cherokee Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4729
Tim Giago: Finding a new Native voice as an Independent Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3783
WAC calls on Christies to halt sale of human remains Written by World Archaeological Congress 4181
Tim Giago:Theresa Two Bulls: A lady of distinction Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5301
Letter: NAJA President's Statement on Hopi Tutuven Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 5977
LETTER: Thank you for the care package Written by DEMETRIA ARAGON-DeJESUS 8029
Tim Giago: Learning to ignore the hate mongers Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4707
Native American Heritage Day 2009 Written by Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman National Indian Gaming Association 7454
Tim Giago: Looking at America’s dirty little secret Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7200
The powerless Indian educator Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5115
Tim Giago: ‘Culturecide’ is a word coined in Indian Country Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4526
TIM GIAGO: Tribal governments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5487
Tim Giago: Can the ceremonies save a people Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7883
Tim Giago: Yes, there is racism against Native Americans in this country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7339
Choctaw soldier thwarts German eavedroppers during WWI Written by Joe Blackstock, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. 6382
LETTER: Appalled by Shirley's statements on environmentalists Written by CALVIN JOHNSON, Leupp, Arizona 7216
Tim Giago: Tottering on the brink of the year 2012 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 6872
Tim Giago: In Whose Honor? Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7745
Tim Giago: Good or Bad? Indian Reorganization Act turns 75 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 9643
Peltier makes statement regarding parole denial Written by LEONARD PELTIER PRISONER NO. 83637-132 9563

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