August 03, 2015

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Shamed for being neither white nor Indian Written by James Giago Davies, Native Sun News 242
U.S. Department of Labor grant improves Cherokee lives Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 368
Another term to keep expanding opportunities for Cherokee people Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 250
respass: A license to use without landowner consent Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 388
Impersonators have caused American Indians great harm Written by Doug George-Kanentiio 1049
Mismanagement of Oil & Gas Development isn’t a new thing Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 518
A new day now for Indian Country Written by Gary Davis, president and CEO of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development 580
LETTER:Natives Begin Walk to Ottawa (275km) to Declare Independence from Canada - TIBENINDIZOWIN Written by Indigenous Peoples Independence Day, 921
A Message from MCN Principal Chief George Tiger Written by Christina Good Voice, MCN Media Release 669
Haskell Indian Nations University: A field of dreams Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 753
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 1062
Native American vs. American Indian: Political correctness dishonors traditional chiefs of old Written by Native Sun News Editorial Board 5089
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 807
First they took our land… Written by Jay Daniels 914
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: A little too long? Written by Jay Daniels 948
Creek Chief issues letter to citizens Written by George Tiger Principal Chief 1100
GIAGO: There’s a long, long trail a-winding Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1163
GIAGO: Ranking South Dakota on racism and inequality Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1764
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 2194
There’s a lot of truth in some of the Cheyenne nicknames Written by Clara Caufield, Native Sun News Correspondent 2481
The Lakota children are called wakanyeja ‘little sacred ones’ Written by Delphine Red Shirt, Ph.D. 1889
GIAGO: A racial incident at a hockey game Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1355
Higher education aid means hope and opportunity for Cherokees Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 2340
The stew over Land Run reenactments Written by Lisa Snell, Editor, Native American Times 2895
GIAGO: It is high time for America to grow up! Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2662
Letter: Dear Chief Batton Written by Rodney C. Morris II 2197
Oneida Nation honors man who called for genocide of Sioux Nation Written by ERNESTINE CHASING HAWK, Native Sun News 2266
Looking back on a successful 2014 and welcoming a bright new year ahead Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 2559
Notes from Indian Country: Remembering the massacre at Wounded Knee Written by Tim Giago 1237
Letter: Response to "Many ideas floated over Yellowstone buffalo" Written by Stephany J. Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign 2634
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) 1908
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 1834
Istrouma: A Houma Manifesto Written by Cedric Sunray 1195
GIAGO: Kill the Indian; save the child Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1076
Cherokee Chat: Thanks in Cheroke Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1169
Giving thanks for our blessings Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 920
Tackling the Stanford Indian Written by Dean Chavers © Copyright 2014 1170
Disproportion, blatant inequity a reality for many Native students Written by Amber Woodbury 1715
GIAGO: The final Indian war in America about to begin Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1347
Cobell checks and Skoal tins: How we do Thanksgiving in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 3855
There was no ‘Welcome Home’ for the veterans of Vietnam Written by IVAN F. STAR COMES OUT 2350
GIAGO: SuAnne Big Crow died but her dream lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 786
Honoring our warriors on Veterans Day Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation 1066
The Truth About Our Origins Will Set Us All Free Written by Kevin Leecy, Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe 1071
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Background Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1168
Beyond Squanto and Sitting Bull: Overcoming the Stereotypes of Native American Culture Written by Cynthia Darling 1262
GIAGO: Where the Paths of the Jews and the Navajo Crossed Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 668
Building Tomorrow’s Tribal Leaders Today Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 806
Stereotype Revisited: Can Indian student-athletes make it at the college level? Written by Cedric Sunray 2580
Joe Dorman Reminds Voters Education is On the Line this Election Day Written by Joe Dorman 842
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Action Items and Takeaways Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1135
GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1079
Curbing Breast Cancer Rates in Our Communities Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 829
Crazy Horse and Chips, boyhood friends: Chips knew where his bones were buried Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1040
Mascots, beer and peanuts: Check the expiration dates Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 829
Time is ripe to stop fracking at Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock Written by Winona LaDuke 3936
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Social Media Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1368
Notes from the Chief: Expanding Careers Options for Cherokee People Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 621
New comment deadline on BIA rights-of-way regs across allottee lands Written by Jay Daniels 986
Notes from the Chief: Honoring our Cherokee Warriors Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1128
Strengthening our pipeline of Cherokee speakers Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 1029
S.E. RUCKMAN: Pennies From Heaven in White Envelopes Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1364
Cherokee Nation development project will help make northeast Oklahoma shopping, dining, entertainment destination Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 910
If You Build it… Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 1038
GIAGO: American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1206
Did The OSU Student Write His Apology? Written by Wilhelm Murg 1199
GIAGO: There can be dignity in the face of poverty Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1125
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101 Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1420
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 1179
GIAGO: A farewell to my friend Eugene Long Soldier Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 900
Interior Board of Indian Appeals affirms Oklahoma lease rental adjustment Written by Jay Daniels 1222
CHEROKEE CHAT: Annual Scholarship Workshop Focused on Tribal Citizens Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1034
CHAVERS: Preparing American Indian Students for College Written by Dr. DEAN CHAVERS 795
GIAGO: The Fourth Estate at Wounded Knee in 1973 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1101
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: Whats the rush? Written by Jay Daniels 1208
To the Editor, Re: Redoubt Falls Written by Michael A. Baines, Tribal Chairman, Sitka Tribe of Alaska 852
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 1243
GIAGO: Like an old soldier maybe the mascot will slowly fade away Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 959
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 2193
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 1049
Cherokee Chat: Frequently Asked Cherokee Questions Answered Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1272
GIAGO: South Dakota could be a political hotbed in 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2424
GIAGO: History of the Pueblo Indian drovers and the Great Sioux Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1268
Millions invested in our communities generate priceless returns Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 1061
Land Buyback Program: Did anything really happen? Written by Jay Daniels 1840
S.E. RUCKMAN: Words are like Arrows that we Shoot into the Air Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 2081
Cherokee Chat: Cherokee Nation Program Structure Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1029
Notes from Indian Country: A view from the 8th decade Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1210
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE:Racism in Indian Schools Written by DEAN CHAVERS 2309
Coalition applauds Patent Office decision Written by Civil and Human Rights Coalition submission 898
Strengthening Tribal Communities through Education and Economic Development Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2718
Cherokee Nation Contract Health Care Changes Written by Cara Cowan Watts 2538
Obama returning to Indian Country for visit Written by President Barack Obama 1147
GIAGO: Notes from Indian Country | June 2, 1014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 881
Cherokee citizen Keith Harper is an inspiration for our next seven generations Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1595
United States Supreme Court Decision supports Tribal sovereign immunity in Bay Mills Casino Case Written by United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. 1879
Greater care required for Effigy Mounds Written by Telegraph Herald. May 18, 2014 | The Associated Press 912
GIAGO: To the graduating Class of 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1117
Ask Elouise: Upcoming Events in Cobell v. Salazar Written by Cobell Settlement 4832
Sen. Reid: “Since Snyder Fails To Show Any Leadership,” The NFL Should Remove Racism From The League Written by Publisher 1282
Open Letter to Tribal Leaders, American People Written by Buffalo Field Campaign Media Release 1646
April 22 marks anniversary of Oklahoma Land Run Written by Joyce Oberly 6242
CHAVERS: He cut a path for Indian journalists nationwide Written by DR. DEAN CHAVERS 2029
Ask Elouise: A Letter from Class Counsel on settlement checks Written by David Smith and Bill Dorris 3892
USDA Continues Reaching Indian Country Through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Written by Leslie Wheelock 1616
Around the Campfire: The Disappointing ACT Scores Written by By Dr. Dean Chavers 2374
The Uneasy Coexistence of Conservative Justice and Tribal Rights at the Supreme Court Written by Ben Fenner 2626
Indian Law and Order Commission Report Reaction Written by Byron Mallott 1634
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Grandmothers are Cheering Us on Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Correspondent 1450
Letter to the Editor: Keystone Pipeline a ticking bomb Written by Dwain Camp, Elder of the Ponca Nation 1406
International Mother Language Day Feb. 21 Written by Prof. Colleen Fitzgerald, UT Arlington 4281
DICK LAY: CNB-CNCR has decided to stop using prevailing wage Written by Dick Lay, Cherokee Nation Councilor 1616
Wild Turkey and American Spirits: Remembering Robert J. Conley Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 3150
Harsh Oklahoma weather means making tough decisions to serve the Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 1348
Driving Under the Influence of Distraction Written by AAA Oklahoma 1305
Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting? Written by MARK TRAHANT 2716
GIAGO: Indians and Jews: Building a holocaust museum together? Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1692
S.E. RUCKMAN: Reading Between the Lines on the Keystone Pipeline Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1639
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Petition being circulated Written by Eleanor McDaniel 1771
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Nation College Written by Lotsee Patterson, Ph.D. 1671
S.E. RUCKMAN: No Reservations about new "Promise Zones" Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1733
Native Times print edition on break, switching to paid circulation Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2654
GIAGO: A child’s prayer brought about a miracle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 Native Sun News 2512
Washburn: Interior's Land Buy-Back Program: Strengthening our Nation-to-Nation Partnership Written by Kevin K. Washburn 1601
Cobell funds delay cuts deep Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7660
NRC Response to “Rotten American Indian charities” Written by Robbi Rice Dietrich, President, National Relief Charities 2414
Rotten American Indian charities Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright 2013 15947
Katie John: "Her Name Will Be Our Rallying Cry!" Written by Friends of Katie John 2680
Delaware Chief: An open letter to the people of Kansas Written by Chief Paula Pechonick, Delaware Tribe of Indians 2650
TIM GIAGO: Only Tom Daschle can save the Affordable Care Act Written by TIM GIAGO 1986
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ghosts are alive and well in mascot issue Written by S.E. Ruckman 2364
How many think ‘Redskins’ is a slur? Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press National Writer 4404
Racist Mascots: Political Correctness Gone Wrong? Written by David W. Narcomey, Seminole 3617
Cherokee Chief responds to transfer of Veronica Brown Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Bill John Baker 3656
WhiteHouseBlog: Securing the Vote for All Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett | Whitehouse.gov 2887
It’s time to change Washington Redskins name Written by ENI F.H. FALEOMAVAEGA, U.S. House Delegate 5775
GIAGO: South Dakota Public Radio flunks on two counts Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3382
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: IMPROVE A SCHOOL, GET FIRED Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2013 2874
Stopping the Keystone pipeline: The battle of our time Written by DR SARA JUMPING EAGLE 5914
TIM GIAGO: Holocaust Museum should be built at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3698
Coalition of Native Activists withdraw support from KXL Pipeline TruthForce concert Written by JoKay Dowell 3906
Sink or swim: The feds are out of the rescue business - at least in Indian Country Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times Publisher 3911
David Jin: Hualapai being led astray by rouge members of Tribal Council Written by David Jin, CEO of Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC. 4360
Voices and Images from the Oral History Center Written by Corey Flood 4687
Sacheen Littlefeather and the Oscar 'stunt' seen ‘round the world Written by LISA SNELL 5955
S.E. RUCKMAN: Confessions of a Washington Redskin Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4220
GIAGO: Signing off after more than 30 years Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3404
Briefs in support of dismissal of Muscogee Creek Nation, et al. v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et Written by JAY DANIELS 4706
Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4430
GIAGO: Separating the mixed-bloods from the full bloods Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 4275
The Cobell Settlement and Cherokee Nation Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 8271
USDA seeking nominations for committee advisors Written by Edward Avalos, USDA Undersecretary 3584
Around the Campfire: Fake Indians Written by Dr. Dean Chavers | Copyright 2013 10343
JAY DANIELS: Your Great, Great Grandmother wasn’t a Cherokee Princess Written by JAY DANIELS 4930
LETTER: Appalled by Cherokee bear pits Written by Reader Submission 4244
GIAGO: BIA: Bureau of Incompetent Asses Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4577
JAY DANIELS: Another Change – But this time one for the better! Written by JAY DANIELS 4365
S.E. RUCKMAN: Looking back at 2012 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 34583
Roundhouse Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 4 Written by JAY DANIELS 4271
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 3 Written by JAY DANIELS 4854
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 2 Written by JAY DANIELS 3459
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Written by JAY DANIELS 4332
GIAGO: ‘Wiping Away the Tears’ at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4034
GIAGO: ‘There are no words to describe it’ Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3936
S.E. RUCKMAN: Wishful thinking: A Native on the SCOTUS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3605
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) 4682
GIAGO: Native Americans and homosexuality Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 8681
Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities Written by Jodi Gillette, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, White House Domestic Policy Counc 3308
The secret history of the Sequoya’s Cherokee syllabary Written by Richard Thornton 6474
S.E. RUCKMAN: Open Carry a fact for Oklahoma, but not Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4436
GIAGO: Playing both sides against the middle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2942
Around the Campfire: The adventures of Toni and Dean Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3388
North Dakota NATIVE VOTE efforts show at the polls Written by Vonnie Lone Chief 3376
Ask Elouise Nov. 7, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 3544
Feathering the storm with USET Written by Cedric Sunray 4066
Addiction is a brain disease Written by Ronald Shaw, M.D. / Osage 4688
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Indian voting rights and the restricting of voting Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3754
S.E. RUCKMAN: Quantum vs. descendency, an egg best left unscrambled Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3953
NICWA responds to Dr. Phil's coverage of S.C. ICWA case Written by NICWA News Release 5985
VAWA - Violence Against Native Women Gaining Global Attention—Will Congress Do Something?
 Written by www.indianlaw.org 5038
Native People and Self Governance Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 4611
Sioux elder, prisoner, earns G.E.D., named 'Student of the Year' Written by Garry Crowe, Elder, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 3551
GIAGO: Mascots, Ignorance and Racism Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Native American Journalists Foundation 3946
S.E. RUCKMAN: The chatter on Cobell Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8865
Ask Elouise: Sept. 11, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 4731
Hickory Ground Chief responds to Poarch Creeks Written by George Thompson, Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Traditional Chief) 5601
GIAGO: Remembering when Custer ‘Died with his Boots on’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3574
First Female Kiowa Leader Emerges Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 7344
The time of prophecy: Keeping one eye open Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 4669
Just don’t tell ‘em about the pajamas Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher, Native American Times 3861
GIAGO: Jim Amoss missed a wonderful year at Harvard Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3570
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: He can't give away scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3050
Poarch “Creeks”: Cashing In and Selling Out Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 15616
Native American Brain Food No. 3: Quechua and Maya DNA in the Southern Highlands Written by Richard Thornton 7350
Defending the sovereignty of the Indian Nations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3563
An extra potato from the bin: When even the feds plea for a rain dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3288
Cloaks and Daggers in the Indian Health Service Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4495
LETTER: Disappointed in Navajo settlement vote Written by Elmer Clark, Vice President,Teesto Chapter 3978
Maze of jurisdictions cause a kind of lawlessness in regards to Indian women Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4908
S.E. RUCKMAN: IHS remains in ICU Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3770
GIAGO: 'Custer Died for Your Sins' Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4428
American Indians and Social Security Written by Dave Baldridge, Executive Director, International Association for Indigenous Aging 5197
GIAGO: The Placard Read; ‘Keep the Redskins White’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4393
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: A handful of Indian scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3629
Into Forever, the last Footsteps of Holy People Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. © 2012 6470
GIAGO: A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3722
Te Ata Bearer of New Dawn of Understanding Written by Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation 4708
GIAGO: ‘Divide and rule’ was the unwritten goal of the Indian agents Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3567
LETTER: Settlement is an Exercise of Sovereignty Written by Harrison Tsosie 3418
Who’s an American Indian? Warren case stirs query Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer 3699
Letter: Settlement Maximizes Navajo Nation Water Rights Written by Chris Deschene 4135
Ask Elouise: Appeals court affirms approval of Cobell settlement Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 5986
Editorial paints deceptive picture of Oklahoma Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3406
Has one-drop rule on race identification been overruled? Written by CLARENCE PAGE, Chicago Tribune Writer 3532
GIAGO: ‘Beer sniffing’ reporters invade Pine Ridge Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) 4055
Super elders among us: Centenarians in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3948
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: We All Have Heroes Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 4198
Who's that knocking at your door? Written by Thomas O. Mills 4525
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian culture remains free enterprise to anyone in grease paint Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4191
GIAGO: Looking in the mirror with no reflection Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3886
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ownership of water a line drawn in the sand Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3804
GIAGO: Writing to inspire a new generation of Native Americans Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3676
From the Cradle to the Career: Improving Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Written by Charlie Galbraith 5009
Individual Rights Only, for Indigenous Peoples at the UN Written by Charmaine White Face, Zumila Wobaga, Spokesperson, Sioux Nation Treaty Council 3955
GIAGO: Addressing the most discriminatory bill ever passed in South Dakota Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 6440
GIAGO: Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4033
GIAGO: RST Constitution is supposed to be ‘law of the land’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4442
S.E. RUCKMAN: Scientists link racism, prejudice to simply being dumb Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4224
Blueprint for an America Built to Last and Indian Country Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, Domestic Policy Council 3953
Some crimes declining; stalking is not Written by SHERRY CLARK & ANN DAPICE 4478
Notes from Indian Country: An apology is oftentimes never enough Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4413
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens need to be involved in changing tribal constitution Written by OJ Semans Sr. 3956
S.E. Ruckman: Shorn locks and the knowing of hearts Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3732
Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced Written by COREY FLOOD 7640
Notes from Indian Country: SuAnne died young, but her legacy lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 6553
NCAI Stands Up for Boarding School Alumni Written by Cedric Sunray 7529
S.E. RUCKMAN: Spirit of rebellion alive and kicking in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3779
Jacoby Ellsbury: Final Results of the 2011 Baseball Season Written by Nancy Tuthill 3869
Tribal Heritage An Important Part of South Dakota Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4925
Sen. Johnson Announces Women Veterans Initiative Written by Senator Constance N. Johnson 3538
Veteran's Day 2011 Written by Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 3839
Letter: Support Veterans with Lou Gehrig's Disease Written by Kim Wilson LPN 4308
Notes from Indian Country: Two old adversaries face terminal cancer ailments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4780
Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs 5506
Baby killer receives slap on wrist sentence Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 3751
S.E. RUCKMAN: A 'civilized' afternoon under the Creek Council Oak Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4361
Around the Campfire: Indian Hate Groups Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 9195
National Native American Heritage Month and the White House Tribal Nations Conference Written by Kimberly Teehee 4796
President Barack Obama Remembers Elouise Cobell Written by Barack Obama, president of the United States of America 3835
ABC News: Reflecting on the obvious; ignoring the not-so-obvious Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4565
Heyoka: Dinosaurs and Supernaturals Among Us Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5566
Utilizing ARRA to Create Healthy, Active Communities in Indian Country Written by Margaret Knight, Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians 3404
Greater Private Sector Diversity Sought on USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Written by Janet A. Nuzum, Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator 3270
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Keystone Pipeline & the karma of bad decisions Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4621
Notes from Indian Country: The enigma of AIM leader Russell Means Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 6066
Revisiting Columbus Day: Wonderment does not Equal Truth Written by Monique Vondall-Rieke 4769
Native Nations, not Feds, should grant Tribal Recognition Written by J.D. Colbert 3721
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The irony of the Black Hills’ annual Buffalo Roundup Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3772
Domestic Violence is Sexy Written by Cedric Sunray 4239
Eagles Disappearing into the Sunset of Termination Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 3704
FWS favoring rights of sportsmen over Native American culture and spirituality Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4406
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The other ‘Good Meat’ is the buffalo Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4391
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Fear of Termination Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 2707
Letter: On burying Eagle feathers with slain police officers Written by David Swallow, Jr., Lakota Spiritual Leader 4663
S.E. RUCKMAN: 'Cobell Warming' Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 11166
Notes from Indian Country: September 5, 2011 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 2993
We Are All Connected Written by Dawn Quigley 3400
A Step Toward better Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country Written by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan 5725
The new trend: Tribal infomercials Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5089
Around the Campfire: Racism and Wildlife Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 3373
Ancestral Artists, the Proud Legacy of Women Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4943
Launching the American Indian Research, Education Initiative Written by Bill Valdez, Acting Director 4091
Wambli Sina Win: Indestructible Indian, Traditonalist with a Rebel Heart Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5589
Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 8818
S.E. RUCKMAN: Relics example of material culture mixing with material enterprise Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5056
The Ultimate Expression of Faith, the Lakota Sun Dance Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 28736
Around the Campfire: No Voting RIghts in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 6372
S.E. RUCKMAN: Voter apathy and forsaking tribal elections Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5223
Wambli Sina Win: Pretendians: the Hostile Takeover of Indian Tribes Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7828
Ruth Hopkins: Prophecy of the White Buffalo Calf Written by Ruth Hopkins 20533
Wambli Sina Win: The Thunderbird's Echo Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7736
Cigarette tax: Not about money? Written by Ryan Dreveskracht 7788
Letter: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Written by Gena Holland Stretch 3474
Kvco-Hvse, “Blackberry Month” Written by James Treat 4771
Roots of the Red Tree Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4668
S.E. RUCKMAN: Chi Dlo Dil - The Laughing Party Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 10060
Fallen Stars Within a Book of Ghosts Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5647
White to green: Fighting obesity Written by David Torney, MD, PhD and Eleanor Dixon, PhD 4884
A population forsaken and forgotten Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4920
Letter: Surprised at outrage over "Geronimo" code name Written by Jim Beaver 3652
“Heroics and John Wayne Moments” – Geronimo and Bin Laden, why? Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 5016
Geronimo code name sucker punch for Native peoples Written by Mary Campbell, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development 5181
Chickasha naget’owa? What is a Chickasaw? Written by J.D. Colbert 6375
Mortal Indian, Immortal Manifest Destiny Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 8694
S.E. RUCKMAN: Getting aquainted with the Kiowa 5/6 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7091
Native people and dual citizenship; The long journey Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Elder 7177
Around the Campfire: Indians in the Military Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5456
Iyeska, the Interpreter Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6241
A conversation with Dennis Banks Written by Chesley Oxendine, Bacone College 10949
One Hundred Feathers, One Hundred Years Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6837
Students, groups call for suspension of offensive student publication Written by Brian Alexander 9473
Letter to California Governor re: offensive powwow article Written by Brian Ames Ricker-Alexander 6952
Heyoka: A Man Taller than his Shadow Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D 20401
Ancestral Legends Teach About Human Nature Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 10071
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Sweatlodge Written by S.E. Ruckman 4622
Cobell’s 30 Pieces of Silver, Our Beads and Trinkets Written by J.D. Colbert 7200
The Red Road is not for Sale Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 24777
GIAGO: Bush handed Obama a shovel and said, “I’m out-a here” Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 5704
Hopi Creation Story explains things Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager Hopi Cultural Center 12470
GIAGO: Walking away from the editor’s desk Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 4258
“Chevron Pulls Greatest Magic Trick Ever as They Make Plaintiffs Disappear!” Written by SHELLEY BLUEJAY PIERCE 6462
Enlightening Quechan Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 10417
Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment” Written by Van Jones, Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid 5796
Indigenous peoples locked in global struggle to survive Written by Sherwood Ross 6297
Around the Campfire: Helen Scheirbeck was a giant Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © 2011 6690
GIAGO: Freedom of the press not exactly alive in Indian Country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 9399
Ask Elouise 
December 28, 2010 Written by Elouise Cobell 4272
TIM GIAGO: The Moon of the Popping Trees Written by TIM GIAGO 6947
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian Country is in the midst of a cosmic conundrum Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6027
Coulter: UN Declaration sets new agenda for US-Indian relations Written by Robert T. Coulter, Executive Director, Indian Law Resource Center 5462
Ask Elouise
December 2, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5844
GIAGO: A day to give thanks a part of Native American tradition Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6398
Johnson Honors South Dakota’s Year of Unity Written by Senator Tim Johnson's Office 5531
S.E. Ruckman: Esteeming the brave is a like a pattern welded into our DNA Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4725
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 6340
LETTER: Lies Obstruct Unity Written by Charmaine White Face, Nov. 3, 2010 4505
S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund turns 40 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5047
LETTER: Regarding UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples Written by Antonio Gonzales, AIM-WEST Director 5274
Ask Elouise: 
September 30, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3735
GIAGO: Disguising themselves as Indians was an act of cowardice Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5889
Social Security: Spousal benefits offer increased retirement options Written by Vicky Watkins, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma 5276
CHAVERS: Funding in Indian Country not fair Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 6346
Could Capt. Jack get a pardon too? Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4370
GIAGO: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 7908
Donut hamburgers? The devil loves junk food Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5439
GIAGO: This Penn State professor deserves the respect of Native journalists Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4757
LETTER: Regarding Choctaw Tribe of Florida, BIA findings Written by Bernadette Choctaw 7705
LETTER: On Mayor Bloomberg's comments Written by David Kimelberg 6093
Ask Elouise: 
August 10, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 4025
Cobell settlement: So close, yet so far Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8789
GIAGO: Remembering great Native American news reporters Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 7436
Letter: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act Written by Eric S. Trevan 5565
LETTER: Clarification of 'Storms rip reservations' story Written by Derek Jensen, FEMA 4380
American Indian Leader Called Home Written by Cedric Sunray 8424
Ask Elouise: July 7, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5923
A Hopi Connection with Other Ancient Sites? Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager of the Hopi Cultural Center 6949
GIAGO: Speaking about unity at the Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4651
S.E. Ruckman: Kiowas celebrate Settainte during Independence Day Dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6835
GIAGO: MS is incurable, but science is getting closer solving it Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4342
Racism in Indian Education Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 7796
GIAGO: House race in S. D. could be decided on Indian reservations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4404
Life on "The Rez" Written by Guy Still, Minneapolis, MN 10187
The Enduring Smear: Sport team names, mascots and Native Nations Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 6753
HB 2929: A stand for Indian Education Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5128
GIAGO: ‘Custer died for your sins’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4597
Illegal immigration: Putting the “con” in con-servative Written by J.D. COLBERT 6462
Rememberance Day in America Written by JACK BUTA 5457
GIAGO: High rate of suicide on Indian reservations near epidemic proportions Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5451
Giago: It was the human factor and not the Church or school Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4598
Chavers: No Voting Rights in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright 2010 9890
Letter: Giago needs a 'chill pill' Written by Leslie Stanhoff-Morgan 4266
TIm Giago: I fear for the life of President Barack Obama Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3882
Ask Elouise: May 4, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 4192
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 3333
Letter: What is Arizona thinking? Written by Chipa Wolf 6607
Health Reform Helps Address the Needs of Indian Country Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4671
Earth’s Greatest Medicine Written by Robert Bracamontes 4656
Tim Giago: A man of great vision departs Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4131
Wilma Mankiller and Me Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 6453
Minnie Two Shoes Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6750
Letter: Comment on the demise of UND nickname Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Nation 3836
Earth Day Comes Early To the Navajo Nation Written by Terry Brunner, State Director – USDA Rural Development – New Mexico 4443
Filling out the Census important for everyone Written by Judy Eason McIntyre, Oklahoma State Senate 4071
Black Hills Claims Settlement funds top $1 billion Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5815
Minnie Two Shoes: March 24, 1950 – April 9, 2010 Written by LISA SNELL, Native American TImes 5036
Tim Giago: His great grandfather was the interpreter for Crazy Horse Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6047
Giago: Veterans claim racial discrimination by VA Written by TIM GIAGO 4952
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise 
March 24, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6287
Giago: Lack of adequate funds cripples Indian health care Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5691
Tax Time: March marches on Written by Larry Jones, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist 4032
Giago: Waste`(wash-tay) Chicago; Omaha no good Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5099
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6533
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 7105
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5975
Tim Giago: American Indians and Australian Aborigines travel a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4747
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by Elouise Cobell 9407
GIAGO: Strauss and Sunday night movies at the boarding school Written by TIM GIAGO 4700
Legislating the sweat lodge ceremony is not the solution Written by Scott Frazier, Crow/Santee 6518
Standing with Native American Communities Written by White House Office of Media Affairs 7642
Tim Giago: Challenger to Rep. Diane Watson supports Cherokee Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5387
Tim Giago: Finding a new Native voice as an Independent Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4277
WAC calls on Christies to halt sale of human remains Written by World Archaeological Congress 4699
Tim Giago:Theresa Two Bulls: A lady of distinction Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5872
Letter: NAJA President's Statement on Hopi Tutuven Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6559
LETTER: Thank you for the care package Written by DEMETRIA ARAGON-DeJESUS 9404
Tim Giago: Learning to ignore the hate mongers Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5262
Native American Heritage Day 2009 Written by Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman National Indian Gaming Association 8016
Tim Giago: Looking at America’s dirty little secret Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7836
The powerless Indian educator Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5650
Tim Giago: ‘Culturecide’ is a word coined in Indian Country Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5036
TIM GIAGO: Tribal governments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 6112
Tim Giago: Can the ceremonies save a people Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8531
Tim Giago: Yes, there is racism against Native Americans in this country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8014
Choctaw soldier thwarts German eavedroppers during WWI Written by Joe Blackstock, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. 7038
LETTER: Appalled by Shirley's statements on environmentalists Written by CALVIN JOHNSON, Leupp, Arizona 7927
Tim Giago: Tottering on the brink of the year 2012 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7368
Tim Giago: In Whose Honor? Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8556
Tim Giago: Good or Bad? Indian Reorganization Act turns 75 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 10436
Peltier makes statement regarding parole denial Written by LEONARD PELTIER PRISONER NO. 83637-132 10248

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