February 07, 2016

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Chief Baker: Challenging legislative session ahead for Oklahoma Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 69
It Takes a Tribe: ICWA under assault Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1212
A Native American Parent Confronts a Pervasive NFL Slur Written by Jared Hautamaki 822
Chumash protest Salinan annual solstice ceremony Written by Thomas O. Mills, Author & Former Manager, Hopi Cultural Center 558
Open your heart to a Cherokee child this holiday season Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 490
Chavers: Myths about Indian Scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2015 1199
Angel Project makes holidays brighter, better for children in need Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 461
November is Native American Heritage Month Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 574
Investing in Opportunity in Indian Country Written by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack 695
Boys & Girls Clubs play key role for many Cherokee youth Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 623
New Secretary of Natural Resources will ensure our habitats and environments remain clean and vibrant Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 649
Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2015 Written by George Tiger, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief 1065
Round House Talk: Did they give us anything we didn’t already have? Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 686
Cherokee Art Market returns to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa for the 10th straight year Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 855
Editor of Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Times fired after writing critical tribal news article Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 1437
Electronic health records make Cherokee Nation health care easier, more seamless Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1290
Denali: A wrong made right Written by Juneau Empire, Sept. 2, 2015 1040
Historic council meeting held at Red Clay, Tenn.; first meeting since 1838 Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 755
Round House Talk: Tribal Marijuana - Good or Bad? Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 1799
New initiative provides free Cherokee Phoenix newspaper subscription to tribal citizens Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 964
Shamed for being neither white nor Indian Written by James Giago Davies, Native Sun News 981
U.S. Department of Labor grant improves Cherokee lives Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 921
Another term to keep expanding opportunities for Cherokee people Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 733
respass: A license to use without landowner consent Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 899
Impersonators have caused American Indians great harm Written by Doug George-Kanentiio 1643
Mismanagement of Oil & Gas Development isn’t a new thing Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 1195
A new day now for Indian Country Written by Gary Davis, president and CEO of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development 1005
LETTER:Natives Begin Walk to Ottawa (275km) to Declare Independence from Canada - TIBENINDIZOWIN Written by Indigenous Peoples Independence Day, 1616
A Message from MCN Principal Chief George Tiger Written by Christina Good Voice, MCN Media Release 1100
Haskell Indian Nations University: A field of dreams Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 1375
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 1738
Native American vs. American Indian: Political correctness dishonors traditional chiefs of old Written by Native Sun News Editorial Board 20296
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 1192
First they took our land… Written by Jay Daniels 1425
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: A little too long? Written by Jay Daniels 1395
Creek Chief issues letter to citizens Written by George Tiger Principal Chief 1472
GIAGO: There’s a long, long trail a-winding Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1529
GIAGO: Ranking South Dakota on racism and inequality Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2411
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 2581
There’s a lot of truth in some of the Cheyenne nicknames Written by Clara Caufield, Native Sun News Correspondent 3141
The Lakota children are called wakanyeja ‘little sacred ones’ Written by Delphine Red Shirt, Ph.D. 2366
GIAGO: A racial incident at a hockey game Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1695
Higher education aid means hope and opportunity for Cherokees Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 2654
The stew over Land Run reenactments Written by Lisa Snell, Editor, Native American Times 3348
GIAGO: It is high time for America to grow up! Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3007
Letter: Dear Chief Batton Written by Rodney C. Morris II 2550
Oneida Nation honors man who called for genocide of Sioux Nation Written by ERNESTINE CHASING HAWK, Native Sun News 2751
Looking back on a successful 2014 and welcoming a bright new year ahead Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 2933
Notes from Indian Country: Remembering the massacre at Wounded Knee Written by Tim Giago 1636
Letter: Response to "Many ideas floated over Yellowstone buffalo" Written by Stephany J. Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign 2891
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) 2215
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 2399
Istrouma: A Houma Manifesto Written by Cedric Sunray 1633
GIAGO: Kill the Indian; save the child Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1412
Cherokee Chat: Thanks in Cheroke Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1573
Giving thanks for our blessings Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1213
Tackling the Stanford Indian Written by Dean Chavers © Copyright 2014 1647
Disproportion, blatant inequity a reality for many Native students Written by Amber Woodbury 2015
GIAGO: The final Indian war in America about to begin Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1648
Cobell checks and Skoal tins: How we do Thanksgiving in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 4886
There was no ‘Welcome Home’ for the veterans of Vietnam Written by IVAN F. STAR COMES OUT 3234
GIAGO: SuAnne Big Crow died but her dream lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1101
Honoring our warriors on Veterans Day Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation 1413
The Truth About Our Origins Will Set Us All Free Written by Kevin Leecy, Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe 1406
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Background Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1442
Beyond Squanto and Sitting Bull: Overcoming the Stereotypes of Native American Culture Written by Cynthia Darling 1741
GIAGO: Where the Paths of the Jews and the Navajo Crossed Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 940
Building Tomorrow’s Tribal Leaders Today Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1122
Stereotype Revisited: Can Indian student-athletes make it at the college level? Written by Cedric Sunray 3092
Joe Dorman Reminds Voters Education is On the Line this Election Day Written by Joe Dorman 1134
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Action Items and Takeaways Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1429
GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1403
Curbing Breast Cancer Rates in Our Communities Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 1114
Crazy Horse and Chips, boyhood friends: Chips knew where his bones were buried Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1422
Mascots, beer and peanuts: Check the expiration dates Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1123
Time is ripe to stop fracking at Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock Written by Winona LaDuke 4551
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Social Media Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1641
Notes from the Chief: Expanding Careers Options for Cherokee People Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 934
New comment deadline on BIA rights-of-way regs across allottee lands Written by Jay Daniels 1290
Notes from the Chief: Honoring our Cherokee Warriors Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1488
Strengthening our pipeline of Cherokee speakers Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 1339
S.E. RUCKMAN: Pennies From Heaven in White Envelopes Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1706
Cherokee Nation development project will help make northeast Oklahoma shopping, dining, entertainment destination Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1205
If You Build it… Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 1378
GIAGO: American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1489
Did The OSU Student Write His Apology? Written by Wilhelm Murg 1541
GIAGO: There can be dignity in the face of poverty Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1414
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101 Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1930
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 1519
GIAGO: A farewell to my friend Eugene Long Soldier Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1191
Interior Board of Indian Appeals affirms Oklahoma lease rental adjustment Written by Jay Daniels 1535
CHEROKEE CHAT: Annual Scholarship Workshop Focused on Tribal Citizens Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1320
CHAVERS: Preparing American Indian Students for College Written by Dr. DEAN CHAVERS 1100
GIAGO: The Fourth Estate at Wounded Knee in 1973 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1404
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: Whats the rush? Written by Jay Daniels 1937
To the Editor, Re: Redoubt Falls Written by Michael A. Baines, Tribal Chairman, Sitka Tribe of Alaska 1099
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 1495
GIAGO: Like an old soldier maybe the mascot will slowly fade away Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1279
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 2888
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 1354
Cherokee Chat: Frequently Asked Cherokee Questions Answered Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1645
GIAGO: South Dakota could be a political hotbed in 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2705
GIAGO: History of the Pueblo Indian drovers and the Great Sioux Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1674
Millions invested in our communities generate priceless returns Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 1315
Land Buyback Program: Did anything really happen? Written by Jay Daniels 2393
S.E. RUCKMAN: Words are like Arrows that we Shoot into the Air Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 2389
Cherokee Chat: Cherokee Nation Program Structure Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1332
Notes from Indian Country: A view from the 8th decade Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1564
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE:Racism in Indian Schools Written by DEAN CHAVERS 2764
Coalition applauds Patent Office decision Written by Civil and Human Rights Coalition submission 1153
Strengthening Tribal Communities through Education and Economic Development Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 3062
Cherokee Nation Contract Health Care Changes Written by Cara Cowan Watts 3270
Obama returning to Indian Country for visit Written by President Barack Obama 1435
GIAGO: Notes from Indian Country | June 2, 1014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1120
Cherokee citizen Keith Harper is an inspiration for our next seven generations Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1962
United States Supreme Court Decision supports Tribal sovereign immunity in Bay Mills Casino Case Written by United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. 2217
Greater care required for Effigy Mounds Written by Telegraph Herald. May 18, 2014 | The Associated Press 1161
GIAGO: To the graduating Class of 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1388
Ask Elouise: Upcoming Events in Cobell v. Salazar Written by Cobell Settlement 5254
Sen. Reid: “Since Snyder Fails To Show Any Leadership,” The NFL Should Remove Racism From The League Written by Publisher 1510
Open Letter to Tribal Leaders, American People Written by Buffalo Field Campaign Media Release 1977
April 22 marks anniversary of Oklahoma Land Run Written by Joyce Oberly 7487
CHAVERS: He cut a path for Indian journalists nationwide Written by DR. DEAN CHAVERS 2443
Ask Elouise: A Letter from Class Counsel on settlement checks Written by David Smith and Bill Dorris 4274
USDA Continues Reaching Indian Country Through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Written by Leslie Wheelock 1947
Around the Campfire: The Disappointing ACT Scores Written by By Dr. Dean Chavers 2814
The Uneasy Coexistence of Conservative Justice and Tribal Rights at the Supreme Court Written by Ben Fenner 2942
Indian Law and Order Commission Report Reaction Written by Byron Mallott 1984
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Grandmothers are Cheering Us on Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Correspondent 1725
Letter to the Editor: Keystone Pipeline a ticking bomb Written by Dwain Camp, Elder of the Ponca Nation 1679
International Mother Language Day Feb. 21 Written by Prof. Colleen Fitzgerald, UT Arlington 4775
DICK LAY: CNB-CNCR has decided to stop using prevailing wage Written by Dick Lay, Cherokee Nation Councilor 1947
Wild Turkey and American Spirits: Remembering Robert J. Conley Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 3542
Harsh Oklahoma weather means making tough decisions to serve the Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 1636
Driving Under the Influence of Distraction Written by AAA Oklahoma 1606
Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting? Written by MARK TRAHANT 3024
GIAGO: Indians and Jews: Building a holocaust museum together? Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1977
S.E. RUCKMAN: Reading Between the Lines on the Keystone Pipeline Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1945
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Petition being circulated Written by Eleanor McDaniel 2212
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Nation College Written by Lotsee Patterson, Ph.D. 2035
S.E. RUCKMAN: No Reservations about new "Promise Zones" Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2040
Native Times print edition on break, switching to paid circulation Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 3039
GIAGO: A child’s prayer brought about a miracle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 Native Sun News 2834
Washburn: Interior's Land Buy-Back Program: Strengthening our Nation-to-Nation Partnership Written by Kevin K. Washburn 1882
Cobell funds delay cuts deep Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8008
NRC Response to “Rotten American Indian charities” Written by Robbi Rice Dietrich, President, National Relief Charities 2770
Rotten American Indian charities Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright 2013 22670
Katie John: "Her Name Will Be Our Rallying Cry!" Written by Friends of Katie John 3177
Delaware Chief: An open letter to the people of Kansas Written by Chief Paula Pechonick, Delaware Tribe of Indians 3019
TIM GIAGO: Only Tom Daschle can save the Affordable Care Act Written by TIM GIAGO 2320
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ghosts are alive and well in mascot issue Written by S.E. Ruckman 2720
How many think ‘Redskins’ is a slur? Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press National Writer 4852
Racist Mascots: Political Correctness Gone Wrong? Written by David W. Narcomey, Seminole 4096
Cherokee Chief responds to transfer of Veronica Brown Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Bill John Baker 4185
WhiteHouseBlog: Securing the Vote for All Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett | Whitehouse.gov 3208
It’s time to change Washington Redskins name Written by ENI F.H. FALEOMAVAEGA, U.S. House Delegate 6558
GIAGO: South Dakota Public Radio flunks on two counts Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3713
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: IMPROVE A SCHOOL, GET FIRED Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2013 3197
Stopping the Keystone pipeline: The battle of our time Written by DR SARA JUMPING EAGLE 6350
TIM GIAGO: Holocaust Museum should be built at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 4001
Coalition of Native Activists withdraw support from KXL Pipeline TruthForce concert Written by JoKay Dowell 4213
Sink or swim: The feds are out of the rescue business - at least in Indian Country Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times Publisher 4194
David Jin: Hualapai being led astray by rouge members of Tribal Council Written by David Jin, CEO of Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC. 4850
Voices and Images from the Oral History Center Written by Corey Flood 5163
Sacheen Littlefeather and the Oscar 'stunt' seen ‘round the world Written by LISA SNELL 6621
S.E. RUCKMAN: Confessions of a Washington Redskin Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4614
GIAGO: Signing off after more than 30 years Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3712
Briefs in support of dismissal of Muscogee Creek Nation, et al. v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et Written by JAY DANIELS 5161
Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4839
GIAGO: Separating the mixed-bloods from the full bloods Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 4716
The Cobell Settlement and Cherokee Nation Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 9263
USDA seeking nominations for committee advisors Written by Edward Avalos, USDA Undersecretary 3907
Around the Campfire: Fake Indians Written by Dr. Dean Chavers | Copyright 2013 12264
JAY DANIELS: Your Great, Great Grandmother wasn’t a Cherokee Princess Written by JAY DANIELS 5681
LETTER: Appalled by Cherokee bear pits Written by Reader Submission 4677
GIAGO: BIA: Bureau of Incompetent Asses Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 5015
JAY DANIELS: Another Change – But this time one for the better! Written by JAY DANIELS 4812
S.E. RUCKMAN: Looking back at 2012 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 34990
Roundhouse Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 4 Written by JAY DANIELS 4765
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 3 Written by JAY DANIELS 5400
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 2 Written by JAY DANIELS 3735
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Written by JAY DANIELS 4824
GIAGO: ‘Wiping Away the Tears’ at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4387
GIAGO: ‘There are no words to describe it’ Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4272
S.E. RUCKMAN: Wishful thinking: A Native on the SCOTUS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3933
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) 5080
GIAGO: Native Americans and homosexuality Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 10700
Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities Written by Jodi Gillette, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, White House Domestic Policy Counc 3624
The secret history of the Sequoya’s Cherokee syllabary Written by Richard Thornton 7382
S.E. RUCKMAN: Open Carry a fact for Oklahoma, but not Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4857
GIAGO: Playing both sides against the middle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3247
Around the Campfire: The adventures of Toni and Dean Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3691
North Dakota NATIVE VOTE efforts show at the polls Written by Vonnie Lone Chief 3738
Ask Elouise Nov. 7, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 3913
Feathering the storm with USET Written by Cedric Sunray 4430
Addiction is a brain disease Written by Ronald Shaw, M.D. / Osage 5118
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Indian voting rights and the restricting of voting Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 4249
S.E. RUCKMAN: Quantum vs. descendency, an egg best left unscrambled Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4363
NICWA responds to Dr. Phil's coverage of S.C. ICWA case Written by NICWA News Release 6511
VAWA - Violence Against Native Women Gaining Global Attention—Will Congress Do Something?
 Written by www.indianlaw.org 5422
Native People and Self Governance Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 5055
Sioux elder, prisoner, earns G.E.D., named 'Student of the Year' Written by Garry Crowe, Elder, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 3902
GIAGO: Mascots, Ignorance and Racism Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Native American Journalists Foundation 4298
S.E. RUCKMAN: The chatter on Cobell Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 9336
Ask Elouise: Sept. 11, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 5191
Hickory Ground Chief responds to Poarch Creeks Written by George Thompson, Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Traditional Chief) 6179
GIAGO: Remembering when Custer ‘Died with his Boots on’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3891
First Female Kiowa Leader Emerges Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 8343
The time of prophecy: Keeping one eye open Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 5111
Just don’t tell ‘em about the pajamas Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher, Native American Times 4219
GIAGO: Jim Amoss missed a wonderful year at Harvard Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3903
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: He can't give away scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3393
Poarch “Creeks”: Cashing In and Selling Out Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 17433
Native American Brain Food No. 3: Quechua and Maya DNA in the Southern Highlands Written by Richard Thornton 8048
Defending the sovereignty of the Indian Nations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3959
An extra potato from the bin: When even the feds plea for a rain dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3582
Cloaks and Daggers in the Indian Health Service Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 5048
LETTER: Disappointed in Navajo settlement vote Written by Elmer Clark, Vice President,Teesto Chapter 4374
Maze of jurisdictions cause a kind of lawlessness in regards to Indian women Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5271
S.E. RUCKMAN: IHS remains in ICU Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4164
GIAGO: 'Custer Died for Your Sins' Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4847
American Indians and Social Security Written by Dave Baldridge, Executive Director, International Association for Indigenous Aging 5771
GIAGO: The Placard Read; ‘Keep the Redskins White’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4728
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: A handful of Indian scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 4000
Into Forever, the last Footsteps of Holy People Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. © 2012 7214
GIAGO: A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4010
Te Ata Bearer of New Dawn of Understanding Written by Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation 5082
GIAGO: ‘Divide and rule’ was the unwritten goal of the Indian agents Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3847
LETTER: Settlement is an Exercise of Sovereignty Written by Harrison Tsosie 3687
Who’s an American Indian? Warren case stirs query Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer 4021
Letter: Settlement Maximizes Navajo Nation Water Rights Written by Chris Deschene 4547
Ask Elouise: Appeals court affirms approval of Cobell settlement Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 6314
Editorial paints deceptive picture of Oklahoma Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3681
Has one-drop rule on race identification been overruled? Written by CLARENCE PAGE, Chicago Tribune Writer 3905
GIAGO: ‘Beer sniffing’ reporters invade Pine Ridge Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) 4371
Super elders among us: Centenarians in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4320
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: We All Have Heroes Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 4620
Who's that knocking at your door? Written by Thomas O. Mills 4953
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian culture remains free enterprise to anyone in grease paint Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4478
GIAGO: Looking in the mirror with no reflection Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4218
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ownership of water a line drawn in the sand Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4123
GIAGO: Writing to inspire a new generation of Native Americans Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4015
From the Cradle to the Career: Improving Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Written by Charlie Galbraith 5339
Individual Rights Only, for Indigenous Peoples at the UN Written by Charmaine White Face, Zumila Wobaga, Spokesperson, Sioux Nation Treaty Council 4259
GIAGO: Addressing the most discriminatory bill ever passed in South Dakota Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 7148
GIAGO: Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4315
GIAGO: RST Constitution is supposed to be ‘law of the land’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4823
S.E. RUCKMAN: Scientists link racism, prejudice to simply being dumb Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4548
Blueprint for an America Built to Last and Indian Country Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, Domestic Policy Council 4310
Some crimes declining; stalking is not Written by SHERRY CLARK & ANN DAPICE 4904
Notes from Indian Country: An apology is oftentimes never enough Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4812
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens need to be involved in changing tribal constitution Written by OJ Semans Sr. 4287
S.E. Ruckman: Shorn locks and the knowing of hearts Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4029
Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced Written by COREY FLOOD 8150
Notes from Indian Country: SuAnne died young, but her legacy lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 6959
NCAI Stands Up for Boarding School Alumni Written by Cedric Sunray 7956
S.E. RUCKMAN: Spirit of rebellion alive and kicking in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4145
Jacoby Ellsbury: Final Results of the 2011 Baseball Season Written by Nancy Tuthill 4186
Tribal Heritage An Important Part of South Dakota Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 5331
Sen. Johnson Announces Women Veterans Initiative Written by Senator Constance N. Johnson 3901
Veteran's Day 2011 Written by Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 4200
Letter: Support Veterans with Lou Gehrig's Disease Written by Kim Wilson LPN 4674
Notes from Indian Country: Two old adversaries face terminal cancer ailments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 5128
Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs 5861
Baby killer receives slap on wrist sentence Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 4172
S.E. RUCKMAN: A 'civilized' afternoon under the Creek Council Oak Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4724
Around the Campfire: Indian Hate Groups Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 10639
National Native American Heritage Month and the White House Tribal Nations Conference Written by Kimberly Teehee 5124
President Barack Obama Remembers Elouise Cobell Written by Barack Obama, president of the United States of America 4147
ABC News: Reflecting on the obvious; ignoring the not-so-obvious Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 5011
Heyoka: Dinosaurs and Supernaturals Among Us Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6072
Utilizing ARRA to Create Healthy, Active Communities in Indian Country Written by Margaret Knight, Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians 3833
Greater Private Sector Diversity Sought on USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Written by Janet A. Nuzum, Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator 3523
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Keystone Pipeline & the karma of bad decisions Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5008
Notes from Indian Country: The enigma of AIM leader Russell Means Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 6472
Revisiting Columbus Day: Wonderment does not Equal Truth Written by Monique Vondall-Rieke 5199
Native Nations, not Feds, should grant Tribal Recognition Written by J.D. Colbert 4071
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The irony of the Black Hills’ annual Buffalo Roundup Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4132
Domestic Violence is Sexy Written by Cedric Sunray 4577
Eagles Disappearing into the Sunset of Termination Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 4040
FWS favoring rights of sportsmen over Native American culture and spirituality Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4958
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The other ‘Good Meat’ is the buffalo Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4851
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Fear of Termination Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 3047
Letter: On burying Eagle feathers with slain police officers Written by David Swallow, Jr., Lakota Spiritual Leader 5103
S.E. RUCKMAN: 'Cobell Warming' Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 11569
Notes from Indian Country: September 5, 2011 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3326
We Are All Connected Written by Dawn Quigley 3837
A Step Toward better Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country Written by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan 6169
The new trend: Tribal infomercials Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5546
Around the Campfire: Racism and Wildlife Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 3715
Ancestral Artists, the Proud Legacy of Women Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5345
Launching the American Indian Research, Education Initiative Written by Bill Valdez, Acting Director 4446
Wambli Sina Win: Indestructible Indian, Traditonalist with a Rebel Heart Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6046
Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 9675
S.E. RUCKMAN: Relics example of material culture mixing with material enterprise Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5477
The Ultimate Expression of Faith, the Lakota Sun Dance Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 33819
Around the Campfire: No Voting RIghts in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 6983
S.E. RUCKMAN: Voter apathy and forsaking tribal elections Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5594
Wambli Sina Win: Pretendians: the Hostile Takeover of Indian Tribes Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 8518
Ruth Hopkins: Prophecy of the White Buffalo Calf Written by Ruth Hopkins 27215
Wambli Sina Win: The Thunderbird's Echo Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 8415
Cigarette tax: Not about money? Written by Ryan Dreveskracht 8505
Letter: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Written by Gena Holland Stretch 3793
Kvco-Hvse, “Blackberry Month” Written by James Treat 5181
Roots of the Red Tree Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5033
S.E. RUCKMAN: Chi Dlo Dil - The Laughing Party Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 11493
Fallen Stars Within a Book of Ghosts Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6130
White to green: Fighting obesity Written by David Torney, MD, PhD and Eleanor Dixon, PhD 5308
A population forsaken and forgotten Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5390
Letter: Surprised at outrage over "Geronimo" code name Written by Jim Beaver 3962
“Heroics and John Wayne Moments” – Geronimo and Bin Laden, why? Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 5409
Geronimo code name sucker punch for Native peoples Written by Mary Campbell, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development 5577
Chickasha naget’owa? What is a Chickasaw? Written by J.D. Colbert 7135
Mortal Indian, Immortal Manifest Destiny Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 9635
S.E. RUCKMAN: Getting aquainted with the Kiowa 5/6 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7652
Native people and dual citizenship; The long journey Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Elder 7746
Around the Campfire: Indians in the Military Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5920
Iyeska, the Interpreter Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6802
A conversation with Dennis Banks Written by Chesley Oxendine, Bacone College 11482
One Hundred Feathers, One Hundred Years Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7447
Students, groups call for suspension of offensive student publication Written by Brian Alexander 10417
Letter to California Governor re: offensive powwow article Written by Brian Ames Ricker-Alexander 7480
Heyoka: A Man Taller than his Shadow Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D 24309
Ancestral Legends Teach About Human Nature Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 10668
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Sweatlodge Written by S.E. Ruckman 5054
Cobell’s 30 Pieces of Silver, Our Beads and Trinkets Written by J.D. Colbert 7637
The Red Road is not for Sale Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 28032
GIAGO: Bush handed Obama a shovel and said, “I’m out-a here” Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 6077
Hopi Creation Story explains things Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager Hopi Cultural Center 14088
GIAGO: Walking away from the editor’s desk Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 4614
“Chevron Pulls Greatest Magic Trick Ever as They Make Plaintiffs Disappear!” Written by SHELLEY BLUEJAY PIERCE 6813
Enlightening Quechan Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 11219
Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment” Written by Van Jones, Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid 6178
Indigenous peoples locked in global struggle to survive Written by Sherwood Ross 6775
Around the Campfire: Helen Scheirbeck was a giant Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © 2011 7157
GIAGO: Freedom of the press not exactly alive in Indian Country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 10039
Ask Elouise 
December 28, 2010 Written by Elouise Cobell 4674
TIM GIAGO: The Moon of the Popping Trees Written by TIM GIAGO 7348
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian Country is in the midst of a cosmic conundrum Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6458
Coulter: UN Declaration sets new agenda for US-Indian relations Written by Robert T. Coulter, Executive Director, Indian Law Resource Center 5853
Ask Elouise
December 2, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6299
GIAGO: A day to give thanks a part of Native American tradition Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6926
Johnson Honors South Dakota’s Year of Unity Written by Senator Tim Johnson's Office 5898
S.E. Ruckman: Esteeming the brave is a like a pattern welded into our DNA Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5036
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 6715
LETTER: Lies Obstruct Unity Written by Charmaine White Face, Nov. 3, 2010 4916
S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund turns 40 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5453
LETTER: Regarding UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples Written by Antonio Gonzales, AIM-WEST Director 5716
Ask Elouise: 
September 30, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 4086
GIAGO: Disguising themselves as Indians was an act of cowardice Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6341
Social Security: Spousal benefits offer increased retirement options Written by Vicky Watkins, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma 5620
CHAVERS: Funding in Indian Country not fair Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 6855
Could Capt. Jack get a pardon too? Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4743
GIAGO: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 8431
Donut hamburgers? The devil loves junk food Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5801
GIAGO: This Penn State professor deserves the respect of Native journalists Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5153
LETTER: Regarding Choctaw Tribe of Florida, BIA findings Written by Bernadette Choctaw 8434
LETTER: On Mayor Bloomberg's comments Written by David Kimelberg 6581
Ask Elouise: 
August 10, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 4464
Cobell settlement: So close, yet so far Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 9293
GIAGO: Remembering great Native American news reporters Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 8046
Letter: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act Written by Eric S. Trevan 5981
LETTER: Clarification of 'Storms rip reservations' story Written by Derek Jensen, FEMA 4763
American Indian Leader Called Home Written by Cedric Sunray 9074
Ask Elouise: July 7, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6346
A Hopi Connection with Other Ancient Sites? Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager of the Hopi Cultural Center 7362
GIAGO: Speaking about unity at the Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4998
S.E. Ruckman: Kiowas celebrate Settainte during Independence Day Dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7404
GIAGO: MS is incurable, but science is getting closer solving it Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4712
Racism in Indian Education Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 8412
GIAGO: House race in S. D. could be decided on Indian reservations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4829
Life on "The Rez" Written by Guy Still, Minneapolis, MN 11227
The Enduring Smear: Sport team names, mascots and Native Nations Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 7220
HB 2929: A stand for Indian Education Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5573
GIAGO: ‘Custer died for your sins’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4969
Illegal immigration: Putting the “con” in con-servative Written by J.D. COLBERT 6859
Rememberance Day in America Written by JACK BUTA 5891
GIAGO: High rate of suicide on Indian reservations near epidemic proportions Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5831
Giago: It was the human factor and not the Church or school Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4970
Chavers: No Voting Rights in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright 2010 10497
Letter: Giago needs a 'chill pill' Written by Leslie Stanhoff-Morgan 4651
TIm Giago: I fear for the life of President Barack Obama Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4329
Ask Elouise: May 4, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 4662
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 3718
Letter: What is Arizona thinking? Written by Chipa Wolf 7112
Health Reform Helps Address the Needs of Indian Country Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 5141
Earth’s Greatest Medicine Written by Robert Bracamontes 5072
Tim Giago: A man of great vision departs Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4614
Wilma Mankiller and Me Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 6939
Minnie Two Shoes Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 7399
Letter: Comment on the demise of UND nickname Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Nation 4280
Earth Day Comes Early To the Navajo Nation Written by Terry Brunner, State Director – USDA Rural Development – New Mexico 4922
Filling out the Census important for everyone Written by Judy Eason McIntyre, Oklahoma State Senate 4543
Black Hills Claims Settlement funds top $1 billion Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6326
Minnie Two Shoes: March 24, 1950 – April 9, 2010 Written by LISA SNELL, Native American TImes 5925
Tim Giago: His great grandfather was the interpreter for Crazy Horse Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6416
Giago: Veterans claim racial discrimination by VA Written by TIM GIAGO 5425
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise 
March 24, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6694
Giago: Lack of adequate funds cripples Indian health care Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6052
Tax Time: March marches on Written by Larry Jones, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist 4421
Giago: Waste`(wash-tay) Chicago; Omaha no good Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5438
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 7036
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 7700
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6460
Tim Giago: American Indians and Australian Aborigines travel a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5162
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by Elouise Cobell 10057
GIAGO: Strauss and Sunday night movies at the boarding school Written by TIM GIAGO 5088
Legislating the sweat lodge ceremony is not the solution Written by Scott Frazier, Crow/Santee 6967
Standing with Native American Communities Written by White House Office of Media Affairs 8183
Tim Giago: Challenger to Rep. Diane Watson supports Cherokee Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5884
Tim Giago: Finding a new Native voice as an Independent Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4611
WAC calls on Christies to halt sale of human remains Written by World Archaeological Congress 5159
Tim Giago:Theresa Two Bulls: A lady of distinction Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 6343
Letter: NAJA President's Statement on Hopi Tutuven Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 7033
LETTER: Thank you for the care package Written by DEMETRIA ARAGON-DeJESUS 10423
Tim Giago: Learning to ignore the hate mongers Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5641
Native American Heritage Day 2009 Written by Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman National Indian Gaming Association 8449
Tim Giago: Looking at America’s dirty little secret Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8293
The powerless Indian educator Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 6024
Tim Giago: ‘Culturecide’ is a word coined in Indian Country Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5385
TIM GIAGO: Tribal governments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 6529
Tim Giago: Can the ceremonies save a people Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8980
Tim Giago: Yes, there is racism against Native Americans in this country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8527
Choctaw soldier thwarts German eavedroppers during WWI Written by Joe Blackstock, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. 7534
LETTER: Appalled by Shirley's statements on environmentalists Written by CALVIN JOHNSON, Leupp, Arizona 8301
Tim Giago: Tottering on the brink of the year 2012 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7731
Tim Giago: In Whose Honor? Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 9185
Tim Giago: Good or Bad? Indian Reorganization Act turns 75 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 11038
Peltier makes statement regarding parole denial Written by LEONARD PELTIER PRISONER NO. 83637-132 10743

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