November 20, 2014

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GIAGO: The final Indian war in America about to begin Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 420
Cobell checks and Skoal tins: How we do Thanksgiving in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1941
There was no ‘Welcome Home’ for the veterans of Vietnam Written by IVAN F. STAR COMES OUT 946
GIAGO: SuAnne Big Crow died but her dream lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 192
Honoring our warriors on Veterans Day Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation 378
The Truth About Our Origins Will Set Us All Free Written by Kevin Leecy, Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe 480
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Background Written by Cara Cowan Watts 510
Beyond Squanto and Sitting Bull: Overcoming the Stereotypes of Native American Culture Written by Cynthia Darling 519
GIAGO: Where the Paths of the Jews and the Navajo Crossed Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 160
Building Tomorrow’s Tribal Leaders Today Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 244
Stereotype Revisited: Can Indian student-athletes make it at the college level? Written by Cedric Sunray 1592
Joe Dorman Reminds Voters Education is On the Line this Election Day Written by Joe Dorman 398
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Action Items and Takeaways Written by Cara Cowan Watts 573
GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 364
Curbing Breast Cancer Rates in Our Communities Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 338
Crazy Horse and Chips, boyhood friends: Chips knew where his bones were buried Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 382
Mascots, beer and peanuts: Check the expiration dates Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 418
Time is ripe to stop fracking at Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock Written by Winona LaDuke 2369
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Social Media Written by Cara Cowan Watts 893
Notes from the Chief: Expanding Careers Options for Cherokee People Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 244
New comment deadline on BIA rights-of-way regs across allottee lands Written by Jay Daniels 425
Notes from the Chief: Honoring our Cherokee Warriors Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 559
Strengthening our pipeline of Cherokee speakers Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 540
S.E. RUCKMAN: Pennies From Heaven in White Envelopes Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 908
Cherokee Nation development project will help make northeast Oklahoma shopping, dining, entertainment destination Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 474
If You Build it… Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 501
GIAGO: American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 567
Did The OSU Student Write His Apology? Written by Wilhelm Murg 659
GIAGO: There can be dignity in the face of poverty Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 646
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101 Written by Cara Cowan Watts 792
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 627
GIAGO: A farewell to my friend Eugene Long Soldier Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 473
Interior Board of Indian Appeals affirms Oklahoma lease rental adjustment Written by Jay Daniels 612
CHEROKEE CHAT: Annual Scholarship Workshop Focused on Tribal Citizens Written by Cara Cowan Watts 553
CHAVERS: Preparing American Indian Students for College Written by Dr. DEAN CHAVERS 313
GIAGO: The Fourth Estate at Wounded Knee in 1973 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 476
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: Whats the rush? Written by Jay Daniels 610
To the Editor, Re: Redoubt Falls Written by Michael A. Baines, Tribal Chairman, Sitka Tribe of Alaska 453
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 740
GIAGO: Like an old soldier maybe the mascot will slowly fade away Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 541
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 1360
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 615
Cherokee Chat: Frequently Asked Cherokee Questions Answered Written by Cara Cowan Watts 646
GIAGO: South Dakota could be a political hotbed in 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1982
GIAGO: History of the Pueblo Indian drovers and the Great Sioux Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 606
Millions invested in our communities generate priceless returns Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 696
Land Buyback Program: Did anything really happen? Written by Jay Daniels 1033
S.E. RUCKMAN: Words are like Arrows that we Shoot into the Air Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1522
Cherokee Chat: Cherokee Nation Program Structure Written by Cara Cowan Watts 615
Notes from Indian Country: A view from the 8th decade Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 774
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE:Racism in Indian Schools Written by DEAN CHAVERS 1371
Coalition applauds Patent Office decision Written by Civil and Human Rights Coalition submission 541
Strengthening Tribal Communities through Education and Economic Development Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2207
Cherokee Nation Contract Health Care Changes Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1409
Obama returning to Indian Country for visit Written by President Barack Obama 750
GIAGO: Notes from Indian Country | June 2, 1014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 488
Cherokee citizen Keith Harper is an inspiration for our next seven generations Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1053
United States Supreme Court Decision supports Tribal sovereign immunity in Bay Mills Casino Case Written by United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. 1299
Greater care required for Effigy Mounds Written by Telegraph Herald. May 18, 2014 | The Associated Press 482
GIAGO: To the graduating Class of 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 727
Ask Elouise: Upcoming Events in Cobell v. Salazar Written by Cobell Settlement 4182
Sen. Reid: “Since Snyder Fails To Show Any Leadership,” The NFL Should Remove Racism From The League Written by Publisher 875
Open Letter to Tribal Leaders, American People Written by Buffalo Field Campaign Media Release 1219
April 22 marks anniversary of Oklahoma Land Run Written by Joyce Oberly 4517
CHAVERS: He cut a path for Indian journalists nationwide Written by DR. DEAN CHAVERS 1419
Ask Elouise: A Letter from Class Counsel on settlement checks Written by David Smith and Bill Dorris 3335
USDA Continues Reaching Indian Country Through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Written by Leslie Wheelock 1161
Around the Campfire: The Disappointing ACT Scores Written by By Dr. Dean Chavers 1783
The Uneasy Coexistence of Conservative Justice and Tribal Rights at the Supreme Court Written by Ben Fenner 2084
Indian Law and Order Commission Report Reaction Written by Byron Mallott 1126
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Grandmothers are Cheering Us on Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Correspondent 1088
Letter to the Editor: Keystone Pipeline a ticking bomb Written by Dwain Camp, Elder of the Ponca Nation 1008
International Mother Language Day Feb. 21 Written by Prof. Colleen Fitzgerald, UT Arlington 3444
DICK LAY: CNB-CNCR has decided to stop using prevailing wage Written by Dick Lay, Cherokee Nation Councilor 1119
Wild Turkey and American Spirits: Remembering Robert J. Conley Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2595
Harsh Oklahoma weather means making tough decisions to serve the Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 950
Driving Under the Influence of Distraction Written by AAA Oklahoma 925
Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting? Written by MARK TRAHANT 2296
GIAGO: Indians and Jews: Building a holocaust museum together? Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1278
S.E. RUCKMAN: Reading Between the Lines on the Keystone Pipeline Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1265
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Petition being circulated Written by Eleanor McDaniel 1181
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Nation College Written by Lotsee Patterson, Ph.D. 1273
S.E. RUCKMAN: No Reservations about new "Promise Zones" Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1301
Native Times print edition on break, switching to paid circulation Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2138
GIAGO: A child’s prayer brought about a miracle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 Native Sun News 2048
Washburn: Interior's Land Buy-Back Program: Strengthening our Nation-to-Nation Partnership Written by Kevin K. Washburn 1224
Cobell funds delay cuts deep Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7081
NRC Response to “Rotten American Indian charities” Written by Robbi Rice Dietrich, President, National Relief Charities 1555
Rotten American Indian charities Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright 2013 9003
Katie John: "Her Name Will Be Our Rallying Cry!" Written by Friends of Katie John 2016
Delaware Chief: An open letter to the people of Kansas Written by Chief Paula Pechonick, Delaware Tribe of Indians 2111
TIM GIAGO: Only Tom Daschle can save the Affordable Care Act Written by TIM GIAGO 1558
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ghosts are alive and well in mascot issue Written by S.E. Ruckman 1833
How many think ‘Redskins’ is a slur? Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press National Writer 3017
Racist Mascots: Political Correctness Gone Wrong? Written by David W. Narcomey, Seminole 2285
Cherokee Chief responds to transfer of Veronica Brown Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Bill John Baker 2382
WhiteHouseBlog: Securing the Vote for All Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett | Whitehouse.gov 1430
It’s time to change Washington Redskins name Written by ENI F.H. FALEOMAVAEGA, U.S. House Delegate 3910
GIAGO: South Dakota Public Radio flunks on two counts Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 1954
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: IMPROVE A SCHOOL, GET FIRED Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2013 1665
Stopping the Keystone pipeline: The battle of our time Written by DR SARA JUMPING EAGLE 4571
TIM GIAGO: Holocaust Museum should be built at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2236
Coalition of Native Activists withdraw support from KXL Pipeline TruthForce concert Written by JoKay Dowell 2758
Sink or swim: The feds are out of the rescue business - at least in Indian Country Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times Publisher 2502
David Jin: Hualapai being led astray by rouge members of Tribal Council Written by David Jin, CEO of Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC. 3160
Voices and Images from the Oral History Center Written by Corey Flood 3058
Sacheen Littlefeather and the Oscar 'stunt' seen ‘round the world Written by LISA SNELL 4009
S.E. RUCKMAN: Confessions of a Washington Redskin Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3052
GIAGO: Signing off after more than 30 years Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2325
Briefs in support of dismissal of Muscogee Creek Nation, et al. v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et Written by JAY DANIELS 3356
Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3150
GIAGO: Separating the mixed-bloods from the full bloods Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2739
The Cobell Settlement and Cherokee Nation Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 5911
USDA seeking nominations for committee advisors Written by Edward Avalos, USDA Undersecretary 2479
Around the Campfire: Fake Indians Written by Dr. Dean Chavers | Copyright 2013 7021
JAY DANIELS: Your Great, Great Grandmother wasn’t a Cherokee Princess Written by JAY DANIELS 3196
LETTER: Appalled by Cherokee bear pits Written by Reader Submission 2664
GIAGO: BIA: Bureau of Incompetent Asses Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3356
JAY DANIELS: Another Change – But this time one for the better! Written by JAY DANIELS 2781
S.E. RUCKMAN: Looking back at 2012 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 33487
Roundhouse Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 4 Written by JAY DANIELS 2898
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 3 Written by JAY DANIELS 3107
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 2 Written by JAY DANIELS 2392
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Written by JAY DANIELS 3048
GIAGO: ‘Wiping Away the Tears’ at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2592
GIAGO: ‘There are no words to describe it’ Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2588
S.E. RUCKMAN: Wishful thinking: A Native on the SCOTUS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2294
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) 3224
GIAGO: Native Americans and homosexuality Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 5939
Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities Written by Jodi Gillette, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, White House Domestic Policy Counc 2301
The secret history of the Sequoya’s Cherokee syllabary Written by Richard Thornton 4256
S.E. RUCKMAN: Open Carry a fact for Oklahoma, but not Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3248
GIAGO: Playing both sides against the middle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1946
Around the Campfire: The adventures of Toni and Dean Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2048
North Dakota NATIVE VOTE efforts show at the polls Written by Vonnie Lone Chief 2282
Ask Elouise Nov. 7, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 2148
Feathering the storm with USET Written by Cedric Sunray 2922
Addiction is a brain disease Written by Ronald Shaw, M.D. / Osage 3457
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Indian voting rights and the restricting of voting Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2499
S.E. RUCKMAN: Quantum vs. descendency, an egg best left unscrambled Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2398
NICWA responds to Dr. Phil's coverage of S.C. ICWA case Written by NICWA News Release 4329
VAWA - Violence Against Native Women Gaining Global Attention—Will Congress Do Something?
 Written by www.indianlaw.org 3573
Native People and Self Governance Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 3111
Sioux elder, prisoner, earns G.E.D., named 'Student of the Year' Written by Garry Crowe, Elder, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 2181
GIAGO: Mascots, Ignorance and Racism Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Native American Journalists Foundation 2478
S.E. RUCKMAN: The chatter on Cobell Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7649
Ask Elouise: Sept. 11, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 3537
Hickory Ground Chief responds to Poarch Creeks Written by George Thompson, Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Traditional Chief) 4080
GIAGO: Remembering when Custer ‘Died with his Boots on’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2213
First Female Kiowa Leader Emerges Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 5157
The time of prophecy: Keeping one eye open Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 3493
Just don’t tell ‘em about the pajamas Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher, Native American Times 2390
GIAGO: Jim Amoss missed a wonderful year at Harvard Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2150
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: He can't give away scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 1636
Poarch “Creeks”: Cashing In and Selling Out Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 12151
Native American Brain Food No. 3: Quechua and Maya DNA in the Southern Highlands Written by Richard Thornton 5277
Defending the sovereignty of the Indian Nations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2346
An extra potato from the bin: When even the feds plea for a rain dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1946
Cloaks and Daggers in the Indian Health Service Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3130
LETTER: Disappointed in Navajo settlement vote Written by Elmer Clark, Vice President,Teesto Chapter 2473
Maze of jurisdictions cause a kind of lawlessness in regards to Indian women Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3443
S.E. RUCKMAN: IHS remains in ICU Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2600
GIAGO: 'Custer Died for Your Sins' Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2790
American Indians and Social Security Written by Dave Baldridge, Executive Director, International Association for Indigenous Aging 3404
GIAGO: The Placard Read; ‘Keep the Redskins White’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2872
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: A handful of Indian scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2501
Into Forever, the last Footsteps of Holy People Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. © 2012 4905
GIAGO: A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2287
Te Ata Bearer of New Dawn of Understanding Written by Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation 3129
GIAGO: ‘Divide and rule’ was the unwritten goal of the Indian agents Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2473
LETTER: Settlement is an Exercise of Sovereignty Written by Harrison Tsosie 2428
Who’s an American Indian? Warren case stirs query Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer 2558
Letter: Settlement Maximizes Navajo Nation Water Rights Written by Chris Deschene 2636
Ask Elouise: Appeals court affirms approval of Cobell settlement Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 4919
Editorial paints deceptive picture of Oklahoma Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2072
Has one-drop rule on race identification been overruled? Written by CLARENCE PAGE, Chicago Tribune Writer 2444
GIAGO: ‘Beer sniffing’ reporters invade Pine Ridge Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) 2595
Super elders among us: Centenarians in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2922
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: We All Have Heroes Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2957
Who's that knocking at your door? Written by Thomas O. Mills 3080
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian culture remains free enterprise to anyone in grease paint Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2839
GIAGO: Looking in the mirror with no reflection Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2472
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ownership of water a line drawn in the sand Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2641
GIAGO: Writing to inspire a new generation of Native Americans Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2632
From the Cradle to the Career: Improving Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Written by Charlie Galbraith 3617
Individual Rights Only, for Indigenous Peoples at the UN Written by Charmaine White Face, Zumila Wobaga, Spokesperson, Sioux Nation Treaty Council 2866
GIAGO: Addressing the most discriminatory bill ever passed in South Dakota Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4915
GIAGO: Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2596
GIAGO: RST Constitution is supposed to be ‘law of the land’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2962
S.E. RUCKMAN: Scientists link racism, prejudice to simply being dumb Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3121
Blueprint for an America Built to Last and Indian Country Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, Domestic Policy Council 2847
Some crimes declining; stalking is not Written by SHERRY CLARK & ANN DAPICE 2996
Notes from Indian Country: An apology is oftentimes never enough Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2894
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens need to be involved in changing tribal constitution Written by OJ Semans Sr. 2587
S.E. Ruckman: Shorn locks and the knowing of hearts Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2680
Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced Written by COREY FLOOD 6310
Notes from Indian Country: SuAnne died young, but her legacy lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 5345
NCAI Stands Up for Boarding School Alumni Written by Cedric Sunray 6042
S.E. RUCKMAN: Spirit of rebellion alive and kicking in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2360
Jacoby Ellsbury: Final Results of the 2011 Baseball Season Written by Nancy Tuthill 2516
Tribal Heritage An Important Part of South Dakota Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 3487
Sen. Johnson Announces Women Veterans Initiative Written by Senator Constance N. Johnson 2442
Veteran's Day 2011 Written by Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 2482
Letter: Support Veterans with Lou Gehrig's Disease Written by Kim Wilson LPN 2828
Notes from Indian Country: Two old adversaries face terminal cancer ailments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3303
Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs 4069
Baby killer receives slap on wrist sentence Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 2605
S.E. RUCKMAN: A 'civilized' afternoon under the Creek Council Oak Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2963
Around the Campfire: Indian Hate Groups Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 6943
National Native American Heritage Month and the White House Tribal Nations Conference Written by Kimberly Teehee 3387
President Barack Obama Remembers Elouise Cobell Written by Barack Obama, president of the United States of America 2406
ABC News: Reflecting on the obvious; ignoring the not-so-obvious Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3073
Heyoka: Dinosaurs and Supernaturals Among Us Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 3929
Utilizing ARRA to Create Healthy, Active Communities in Indian Country Written by Margaret Knight, Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians 2941
Greater Private Sector Diversity Sought on USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Written by Janet A. Nuzum, Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator 1901
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Keystone Pipeline & the karma of bad decisions Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3150
Notes from Indian Country: The enigma of AIM leader Russell Means Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4487
Revisiting Columbus Day: Wonderment does not Equal Truth Written by Monique Vondall-Rieke 4208
Native Nations, not Feds, should grant Tribal Recognition Written by J.D. Colbert 3250
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The irony of the Black Hills’ annual Buffalo Roundup Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3291
Domestic Violence is Sexy Written by Cedric Sunray 3778
Eagles Disappearing into the Sunset of Termination Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 3232
FWS favoring rights of sportsmen over Native American culture and spirituality Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 3673
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The other ‘Good Meat’ is the buffalo Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3824
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Fear of Termination Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 2237
Letter: On burying Eagle feathers with slain police officers Written by David Swallow, Jr., Lakota Spiritual Leader 4063
S.E. RUCKMAN: 'Cobell Warming' Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 10521
Notes from Indian Country: September 5, 2011 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 2588
We Are All Connected Written by Dawn Quigley 2845
A Step Toward better Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country Written by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan 5104
The new trend: Tribal infomercials Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4528
Around the Campfire: Racism and Wildlife Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 2850
Ancestral Artists, the Proud Legacy of Women Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4408
Launching the American Indian Research, Education Initiative Written by Bill Valdez, Acting Director 3617
Wambli Sina Win: Indestructible Indian, Traditonalist with a Rebel Heart Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4921
Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 7591
S.E. RUCKMAN: Relics example of material culture mixing with material enterprise Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4510
The Ultimate Expression of Faith, the Lakota Sun Dance Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 22548
Around the Campfire: No Voting RIghts in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5583
S.E. RUCKMAN: Voter apathy and forsaking tribal elections Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4736
Wambli Sina Win: Pretendians: the Hostile Takeover of Indian Tribes Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6883
Ruth Hopkins: Prophecy of the White Buffalo Calf Written by Ruth Hopkins 16536
Wambli Sina Win: The Thunderbird's Echo Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6906
Cigarette tax: Not about money? Written by Ryan Dreveskracht 6802
Letter: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Written by Gena Holland Stretch 3024
Kvco-Hvse, “Blackberry Month” Written by James Treat 4218
Roots of the Red Tree Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4202
S.E. RUCKMAN: Chi Dlo Dil - The Laughing Party Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8299
Fallen Stars Within a Book of Ghosts Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5139
White to green: Fighting obesity Written by David Torney, MD, PhD and Eleanor Dixon, PhD 4378
A population forsaken and forgotten Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4355
Letter: Surprised at outrage over "Geronimo" code name Written by Jim Beaver 3249
“Heroics and John Wayne Moments” – Geronimo and Bin Laden, why? Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 4512
Geronimo code name sucker punch for Native peoples Written by Mary Campbell, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development 4663
Chickasha naget’owa? What is a Chickasaw? Written by J.D. Colbert 5373
Mortal Indian, Immortal Manifest Destiny Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7604
S.E. RUCKMAN: Getting aquainted with the Kiowa 5/6 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6458
Native people and dual citizenship; The long journey Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Elder 6422
Around the Campfire: Indians in the Military Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 4930
Iyeska, the Interpreter Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5533
A conversation with Dennis Banks Written by Chesley Oxendine, Bacone College 10304
One Hundred Feathers, One Hundred Years Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5989
Students, groups call for suspension of offensive student publication Written by Brian Alexander 8112
Letter to California Governor re: offensive powwow article Written by Brian Ames Ricker-Alexander 6367
Heyoka: A Man Taller than his Shadow Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D 15413
Ancestral Legends Teach About Human Nature Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 9327
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Sweatlodge Written by S.E. Ruckman 4140
Cobell’s 30 Pieces of Silver, Our Beads and Trinkets Written by J.D. Colbert 6711
The Red Road is not for Sale Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 20761
GIAGO: Bush handed Obama a shovel and said, “I’m out-a here” Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 5251
Hopi Creation Story explains things Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager Hopi Cultural Center 10852
GIAGO: Walking away from the editor’s desk Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 3834
“Chevron Pulls Greatest Magic Trick Ever as They Make Plaintiffs Disappear!” Written by SHELLEY BLUEJAY PIERCE 5998
Enlightening Quechan Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 9479
Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment” Written by Van Jones, Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid 5378
Indigenous peoples locked in global struggle to survive Written by Sherwood Ross 5793
Around the Campfire: Helen Scheirbeck was a giant Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © 2011 6109
GIAGO: Freedom of the press not exactly alive in Indian Country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 8613
Ask Elouise 
December 28, 2010 Written by Elouise Cobell 3807
TIM GIAGO: The Moon of the Popping Trees Written by TIM GIAGO 6314
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian Country is in the midst of a cosmic conundrum Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5505
Coulter: UN Declaration sets new agenda for US-Indian relations Written by Robert T. Coulter, Executive Director, Indian Law Resource Center 5015
Ask Elouise
December 2, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5367
GIAGO: A day to give thanks a part of Native American tradition Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5823
Johnson Honors South Dakota’s Year of Unity Written by Senator Tim Johnson's Office 5139
S.E. Ruckman: Esteeming the brave is a like a pattern welded into our DNA Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4273
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 5864
LETTER: Lies Obstruct Unity Written by Charmaine White Face, Nov. 3, 2010 4020
S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund turns 40 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4586
LETTER: Regarding UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples Written by Antonio Gonzales, AIM-WEST Director 4800
Ask Elouise: 
September 30, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3310
GIAGO: Disguising themselves as Indians was an act of cowardice Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5320
Social Security: Spousal benefits offer increased retirement options Written by Vicky Watkins, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma 4826
CHAVERS: Funding in Indian Country not fair Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 5677
Could Capt. Jack get a pardon too? Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3911
GIAGO: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 7031
Donut hamburgers? The devil loves junk food Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4997
GIAGO: This Penn State professor deserves the respect of Native journalists Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4254
LETTER: Regarding Choctaw Tribe of Florida, BIA findings Written by Bernadette Choctaw 6847
LETTER: On Mayor Bloomberg's comments Written by David Kimelberg 5536
Ask Elouise: 
August 10, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3498
Cobell settlement: So close, yet so far Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8199
GIAGO: Remembering great Native American news reporters Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6629
Letter: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act Written by Eric S. Trevan 5105
LETTER: Clarification of 'Storms rip reservations' story Written by Derek Jensen, FEMA 3937
American Indian Leader Called Home Written by Cedric Sunray 7235
Ask Elouise: July 7, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5463
A Hopi Connection with Other Ancient Sites? Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager of the Hopi Cultural Center 6310
GIAGO: Speaking about unity at the Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4202
S.E. Ruckman: Kiowas celebrate Settainte during Independence Day Dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6283
GIAGO: MS is incurable, but science is getting closer solving it Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3873
Racism in Indian Education Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 6942
GIAGO: House race in S. D. could be decided on Indian reservations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3915
Life on "The Rez" Written by Guy Still, Minneapolis, MN 8778
The Enduring Smear: Sport team names, mascots and Native Nations Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 6120
HB 2929: A stand for Indian Education Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4650
GIAGO: ‘Custer died for your sins’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4123
Illegal immigration: Putting the “con” in con-servative Written by J.D. COLBERT 6060
Rememberance Day in America Written by JACK BUTA 4899
GIAGO: High rate of suicide on Indian reservations near epidemic proportions Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4913
Giago: It was the human factor and not the Church or school Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4095
Chavers: No Voting Rights in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright 2010 8906
Letter: Giago needs a 'chill pill' Written by Leslie Stanhoff-Morgan 3830
TIm Giago: I fear for the life of President Barack Obama Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3403
Ask Elouise: May 4, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3720
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 2892
Letter: What is Arizona thinking? Written by Chipa Wolf 5971
Health Reform Helps Address the Needs of Indian Country Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4160
Earth’s Greatest Medicine Written by Robert Bracamontes 4211
Tim Giago: A man of great vision departs Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3640
Wilma Mankiller and Me Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5705
Minnie Two Shoes Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 5875
Letter: Comment on the demise of UND nickname Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Nation 3329
Earth Day Comes Early To the Navajo Nation Written by Terry Brunner, State Director – USDA Rural Development – New Mexico 3917
Filling out the Census important for everyone Written by Judy Eason McIntyre, Oklahoma State Senate 3590
Black Hills Claims Settlement funds top $1 billion Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5165
Minnie Two Shoes: March 24, 1950 – April 9, 2010 Written by LISA SNELL, Native American TImes 4191
Tim Giago: His great grandfather was the interpreter for Crazy Horse Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5516
Giago: Veterans claim racial discrimination by VA Written by TIM GIAGO 4354
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise 
March 24, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5743
Giago: Lack of adequate funds cripples Indian health care Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5140
Tax Time: March marches on Written by Larry Jones, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist 3593
Giago: Waste`(wash-tay) Chicago; Omaha no good Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4652
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5863
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6385
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5248
Tim Giago: American Indians and Australian Aborigines travel a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4266
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by Elouise Cobell 8537
GIAGO: Strauss and Sunday night movies at the boarding school Written by TIM GIAGO 4219
Legislating the sweat lodge ceremony is not the solution Written by Scott Frazier, Crow/Santee 5930
Standing with Native American Communities Written by White House Office of Media Affairs 6915
Tim Giago: Challenger to Rep. Diane Watson supports Cherokee Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4825
Tim Giago: Finding a new Native voice as an Independent Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3868
WAC calls on Christies to halt sale of human remains Written by World Archaeological Congress 4259
Tim Giago:Theresa Two Bulls: A lady of distinction Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5381
Letter: NAJA President's Statement on Hopi Tutuven Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6054
LETTER: Thank you for the care package Written by DEMETRIA ARAGON-DeJESUS 8175
Tim Giago: Learning to ignore the hate mongers Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4806
Native American Heritage Day 2009 Written by Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman National Indian Gaming Association 7505
Tim Giago: Looking at America’s dirty little secret Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7289
The powerless Indian educator Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5184
Tim Giago: ‘Culturecide’ is a word coined in Indian Country Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4629
TIM GIAGO: Tribal governments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5599
Tim Giago: Can the ceremonies save a people Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7973
Tim Giago: Yes, there is racism against Native Americans in this country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7422
Choctaw soldier thwarts German eavedroppers during WWI Written by Joe Blackstock, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. 6468
LETTER: Appalled by Shirley's statements on environmentalists Written by CALVIN JOHNSON, Leupp, Arizona 7331
Tim Giago: Tottering on the brink of the year 2012 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 6942
Tim Giago: In Whose Honor? Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7858
Tim Giago: Good or Bad? Indian Reorganization Act turns 75 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 9721
Peltier makes statement regarding parole denial Written by LEONARD PELTIER PRISONER NO. 83637-132 9653

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