November 25, 2014

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Cherokee Chat: Thanks in Cheroke Written by Cara Cowan Watts 81
Giving thanks for our blessings Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 219
Tackling the Stanford Indian Written by Dean Chavers © Copyright 2014 244
Disproportion, blatant inequity a reality for many Native students Written by Amber Woodbury 597
GIAGO: The final Indian war in America about to begin Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 515
Cobell checks and Skoal tins: How we do Thanksgiving in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 2063
There was no ‘Welcome Home’ for the veterans of Vietnam Written by IVAN F. STAR COMES OUT 1049
GIAGO: SuAnne Big Crow died but her dream lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 218
Honoring our warriors on Veterans Day Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation 416
The Truth About Our Origins Will Set Us All Free Written by Kevin Leecy, Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe 514
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Background Written by Cara Cowan Watts 538
Beyond Squanto and Sitting Bull: Overcoming the Stereotypes of Native American Culture Written by Cynthia Darling 562
GIAGO: Where the Paths of the Jews and the Navajo Crossed Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 179
Building Tomorrow’s Tribal Leaders Today Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 271
Stereotype Revisited: Can Indian student-athletes make it at the college level? Written by Cedric Sunray 1646
Joe Dorman Reminds Voters Education is On the Line this Election Day Written by Joe Dorman 423
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Action Items and Takeaways Written by Cara Cowan Watts 607
GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 395
Curbing Breast Cancer Rates in Our Communities Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 366
Crazy Horse and Chips, boyhood friends: Chips knew where his bones were buried Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 395
Mascots, beer and peanuts: Check the expiration dates Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 431
Time is ripe to stop fracking at Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock Written by Winona LaDuke 2423
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Social Media Written by Cara Cowan Watts 911
Notes from the Chief: Expanding Careers Options for Cherokee People Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 262
New comment deadline on BIA rights-of-way regs across allottee lands Written by Jay Daniels 453
Notes from the Chief: Honoring our Cherokee Warriors Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 580
Strengthening our pipeline of Cherokee speakers Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 561
S.E. RUCKMAN: Pennies From Heaven in White Envelopes Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 928
Cherokee Nation development project will help make northeast Oklahoma shopping, dining, entertainment destination Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 490
If You Build it… Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 519
GIAGO: American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 595
Did The OSU Student Write His Apology? Written by Wilhelm Murg 677
GIAGO: There can be dignity in the face of poverty Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 662
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101 Written by Cara Cowan Watts 822
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 648
GIAGO: A farewell to my friend Eugene Long Soldier Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 490
Interior Board of Indian Appeals affirms Oklahoma lease rental adjustment Written by Jay Daniels 637
CHEROKEE CHAT: Annual Scholarship Workshop Focused on Tribal Citizens Written by Cara Cowan Watts 574
CHAVERS: Preparing American Indian Students for College Written by Dr. DEAN CHAVERS 326
GIAGO: The Fourth Estate at Wounded Knee in 1973 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 499
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: Whats the rush? Written by Jay Daniels 636
To the Editor, Re: Redoubt Falls Written by Michael A. Baines, Tribal Chairman, Sitka Tribe of Alaska 467
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 761
GIAGO: Like an old soldier maybe the mascot will slowly fade away Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 552
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 1382
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 629
Cherokee Chat: Frequently Asked Cherokee Questions Answered Written by Cara Cowan Watts 664
GIAGO: South Dakota could be a political hotbed in 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2003
GIAGO: History of the Pueblo Indian drovers and the Great Sioux Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 622
Millions invested in our communities generate priceless returns Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 709
Land Buyback Program: Did anything really happen? Written by Jay Daniels 1055
S.E. RUCKMAN: Words are like Arrows that we Shoot into the Air Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1557
Cherokee Chat: Cherokee Nation Program Structure Written by Cara Cowan Watts 631
Notes from Indian Country: A view from the 8th decade Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 802
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE:Racism in Indian Schools Written by DEAN CHAVERS 1405
Coalition applauds Patent Office decision Written by Civil and Human Rights Coalition submission 564
Strengthening Tribal Communities through Education and Economic Development Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2224
Cherokee Nation Contract Health Care Changes Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1439
Obama returning to Indian Country for visit Written by President Barack Obama 772
GIAGO: Notes from Indian Country | June 2, 1014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 508
Cherokee citizen Keith Harper is an inspiration for our next seven generations Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1078
United States Supreme Court Decision supports Tribal sovereign immunity in Bay Mills Casino Case Written by United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. 1320
Greater care required for Effigy Mounds Written by Telegraph Herald. May 18, 2014 | The Associated Press 500
GIAGO: To the graduating Class of 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 747
Ask Elouise: Upcoming Events in Cobell v. Salazar Written by Cobell Settlement 4210
Sen. Reid: “Since Snyder Fails To Show Any Leadership,” The NFL Should Remove Racism From The League Written by Publisher 890
Open Letter to Tribal Leaders, American People Written by Buffalo Field Campaign Media Release 1243
April 22 marks anniversary of Oklahoma Land Run Written by Joyce Oberly 4555
CHAVERS: He cut a path for Indian journalists nationwide Written by DR. DEAN CHAVERS 1449
Ask Elouise: A Letter from Class Counsel on settlement checks Written by David Smith and Bill Dorris 3365
USDA Continues Reaching Indian Country Through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Written by Leslie Wheelock 1182
Around the Campfire: The Disappointing ACT Scores Written by By Dr. Dean Chavers 1804
The Uneasy Coexistence of Conservative Justice and Tribal Rights at the Supreme Court Written by Ben Fenner 2100
Indian Law and Order Commission Report Reaction Written by Byron Mallott 1147
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Grandmothers are Cheering Us on Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Correspondent 1103
Letter to the Editor: Keystone Pipeline a ticking bomb Written by Dwain Camp, Elder of the Ponca Nation 1030
International Mother Language Day Feb. 21 Written by Prof. Colleen Fitzgerald, UT Arlington 3473
DICK LAY: CNB-CNCR has decided to stop using prevailing wage Written by Dick Lay, Cherokee Nation Councilor 1142
Wild Turkey and American Spirits: Remembering Robert J. Conley Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2625
Harsh Oklahoma weather means making tough decisions to serve the Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 975
Driving Under the Influence of Distraction Written by AAA Oklahoma 951
Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting? Written by MARK TRAHANT 2314
GIAGO: Indians and Jews: Building a holocaust museum together? Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1290
S.E. RUCKMAN: Reading Between the Lines on the Keystone Pipeline Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1282
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Petition being circulated Written by Eleanor McDaniel 1193
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Nation College Written by Lotsee Patterson, Ph.D. 1291
S.E. RUCKMAN: No Reservations about new "Promise Zones" Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1316
Native Times print edition on break, switching to paid circulation Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2158
GIAGO: A child’s prayer brought about a miracle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 Native Sun News 2068
Washburn: Interior's Land Buy-Back Program: Strengthening our Nation-to-Nation Partnership Written by Kevin K. Washburn 1242
Cobell funds delay cuts deep Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7102
NRC Response to “Rotten American Indian charities” Written by Robbi Rice Dietrich, President, National Relief Charities 1574
Rotten American Indian charities Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright 2013 9155
Katie John: "Her Name Will Be Our Rallying Cry!" Written by Friends of Katie John 2045
Delaware Chief: An open letter to the people of Kansas Written by Chief Paula Pechonick, Delaware Tribe of Indians 2134
TIM GIAGO: Only Tom Daschle can save the Affordable Care Act Written by TIM GIAGO 1569
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ghosts are alive and well in mascot issue Written by S.E. Ruckman 1873
How many think ‘Redskins’ is a slur? Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press National Writer 3043
Racist Mascots: Political Correctness Gone Wrong? Written by David W. Narcomey, Seminole 2314
Cherokee Chief responds to transfer of Veronica Brown Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Bill John Baker 2401
WhiteHouseBlog: Securing the Vote for All Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett | Whitehouse.gov 1446
It’s time to change Washington Redskins name Written by ENI F.H. FALEOMAVAEGA, U.S. House Delegate 3949
GIAGO: South Dakota Public Radio flunks on two counts Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 1968
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: IMPROVE A SCHOOL, GET FIRED Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2013 1685
Stopping the Keystone pipeline: The battle of our time Written by DR SARA JUMPING EAGLE 4599
TIM GIAGO: Holocaust Museum should be built at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2255
Coalition of Native Activists withdraw support from KXL Pipeline TruthForce concert Written by JoKay Dowell 2773
Sink or swim: The feds are out of the rescue business - at least in Indian Country Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times Publisher 2522
David Jin: Hualapai being led astray by rouge members of Tribal Council Written by David Jin, CEO of Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC. 3186
Voices and Images from the Oral History Center Written by Corey Flood 3086
Sacheen Littlefeather and the Oscar 'stunt' seen ‘round the world Written by LISA SNELL 4033
S.E. RUCKMAN: Confessions of a Washington Redskin Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3080
GIAGO: Signing off after more than 30 years Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2344
Briefs in support of dismissal of Muscogee Creek Nation, et al. v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et Written by JAY DANIELS 3384
Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3173
GIAGO: Separating the mixed-bloods from the full bloods Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 2755
The Cobell Settlement and Cherokee Nation Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 5943
USDA seeking nominations for committee advisors Written by Edward Avalos, USDA Undersecretary 2497
Around the Campfire: Fake Indians Written by Dr. Dean Chavers | Copyright 2013 7101
JAY DANIELS: Your Great, Great Grandmother wasn’t a Cherokee Princess Written by JAY DANIELS 3227
LETTER: Appalled by Cherokee bear pits Written by Reader Submission 2696
GIAGO: BIA: Bureau of Incompetent Asses Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3384
JAY DANIELS: Another Change – But this time one for the better! Written by JAY DANIELS 2802
S.E. RUCKMAN: Looking back at 2012 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 33503
Roundhouse Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 4 Written by JAY DANIELS 2942
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 3 Written by JAY DANIELS 3135
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 2 Written by JAY DANIELS 2412
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Written by JAY DANIELS 3064
GIAGO: ‘Wiping Away the Tears’ at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2609
GIAGO: ‘There are no words to describe it’ Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2605
S.E. RUCKMAN: Wishful thinking: A Native on the SCOTUS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2315
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) 3248
GIAGO: Native Americans and homosexuality Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 5987
Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities Written by Jodi Gillette, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, White House Domestic Policy Counc 2318
The secret history of the Sequoya’s Cherokee syllabary Written by Richard Thornton 4283
S.E. RUCKMAN: Open Carry a fact for Oklahoma, but not Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3266
GIAGO: Playing both sides against the middle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1967
Around the Campfire: The adventures of Toni and Dean Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2063
North Dakota NATIVE VOTE efforts show at the polls Written by Vonnie Lone Chief 2299
Ask Elouise Nov. 7, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 2167
Feathering the storm with USET Written by Cedric Sunray 2937
Addiction is a brain disease Written by Ronald Shaw, M.D. / Osage 3481
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Indian voting rights and the restricting of voting Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2516
S.E. RUCKMAN: Quantum vs. descendency, an egg best left unscrambled Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2425
NICWA responds to Dr. Phil's coverage of S.C. ICWA case Written by NICWA News Release 4354
VAWA - Violence Against Native Women Gaining Global Attention—Will Congress Do Something?
 Written by www.indianlaw.org 3596
Native People and Self Governance Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 3143
Sioux elder, prisoner, earns G.E.D., named 'Student of the Year' Written by Garry Crowe, Elder, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 2206
GIAGO: Mascots, Ignorance and Racism Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Native American Journalists Foundation 2494
S.E. RUCKMAN: The chatter on Cobell Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7671
Ask Elouise: Sept. 11, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 3557
Hickory Ground Chief responds to Poarch Creeks Written by George Thompson, Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Traditional Chief) 4109
GIAGO: Remembering when Custer ‘Died with his Boots on’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2225
First Female Kiowa Leader Emerges Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 5201
The time of prophecy: Keeping one eye open Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 3509
Just don’t tell ‘em about the pajamas Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher, Native American Times 2417
GIAGO: Jim Amoss missed a wonderful year at Harvard Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2168
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: He can't give away scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 1657
Poarch “Creeks”: Cashing In and Selling Out Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 12224
Native American Brain Food No. 3: Quechua and Maya DNA in the Southern Highlands Written by Richard Thornton 5322
Defending the sovereignty of the Indian Nations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2374
An extra potato from the bin: When even the feds plea for a rain dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1963
Cloaks and Daggers in the Indian Health Service Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3157
LETTER: Disappointed in Navajo settlement vote Written by Elmer Clark, Vice President,Teesto Chapter 2502
Maze of jurisdictions cause a kind of lawlessness in regards to Indian women Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3466
S.E. RUCKMAN: IHS remains in ICU Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2623
GIAGO: 'Custer Died for Your Sins' Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2817
American Indians and Social Security Written by Dave Baldridge, Executive Director, International Association for Indigenous Aging 3432
GIAGO: The Placard Read; ‘Keep the Redskins White’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2890
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: A handful of Indian scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2519
Into Forever, the last Footsteps of Holy People Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. © 2012 4942
GIAGO: A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 2310
Te Ata Bearer of New Dawn of Understanding Written by Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation 3154
GIAGO: ‘Divide and rule’ was the unwritten goal of the Indian agents Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2490
LETTER: Settlement is an Exercise of Sovereignty Written by Harrison Tsosie 2451
Who’s an American Indian? Warren case stirs query Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer 2579
Letter: Settlement Maximizes Navajo Nation Water Rights Written by Chris Deschene 2652
Ask Elouise: Appeals court affirms approval of Cobell settlement Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 4938
Editorial paints deceptive picture of Oklahoma Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2088
Has one-drop rule on race identification been overruled? Written by CLARENCE PAGE, Chicago Tribune Writer 2464
GIAGO: ‘Beer sniffing’ reporters invade Pine Ridge Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) 2622
Super elders among us: Centenarians in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2946
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: We All Have Heroes Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2986
Who's that knocking at your door? Written by Thomas O. Mills 3105
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian culture remains free enterprise to anyone in grease paint Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2858
GIAGO: Looking in the mirror with no reflection Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2497
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ownership of water a line drawn in the sand Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2661
GIAGO: Writing to inspire a new generation of Native Americans Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2650
From the Cradle to the Career: Improving Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Written by Charlie Galbraith 3632
Individual Rights Only, for Indigenous Peoples at the UN Written by Charmaine White Face, Zumila Wobaga, Spokesperson, Sioux Nation Treaty Council 2878
GIAGO: Addressing the most discriminatory bill ever passed in South Dakota Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4941
GIAGO: Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2610
GIAGO: RST Constitution is supposed to be ‘law of the land’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2984
S.E. RUCKMAN: Scientists link racism, prejudice to simply being dumb Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3149
Blueprint for an America Built to Last and Indian Country Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, Domestic Policy Council 2869
Some crimes declining; stalking is not Written by SHERRY CLARK & ANN DAPICE 3021
Notes from Indian Country: An apology is oftentimes never enough Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 2923
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens need to be involved in changing tribal constitution Written by OJ Semans Sr. 2605
S.E. Ruckman: Shorn locks and the knowing of hearts Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2705
Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced Written by COREY FLOOD 6345
Notes from Indian Country: SuAnne died young, but her legacy lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 5364
NCAI Stands Up for Boarding School Alumni Written by Cedric Sunray 6063
S.E. RUCKMAN: Spirit of rebellion alive and kicking in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2374
Jacoby Ellsbury: Final Results of the 2011 Baseball Season Written by Nancy Tuthill 2537
Tribal Heritage An Important Part of South Dakota Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 3506
Sen. Johnson Announces Women Veterans Initiative Written by Senator Constance N. Johnson 2463
Veteran's Day 2011 Written by Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 2498
Letter: Support Veterans with Lou Gehrig's Disease Written by Kim Wilson LPN 2851
Notes from Indian Country: Two old adversaries face terminal cancer ailments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3327
Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs 4089
Baby killer receives slap on wrist sentence Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 2628
S.E. RUCKMAN: A 'civilized' afternoon under the Creek Council Oak Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 2983
Around the Campfire: Indian Hate Groups Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 6985
National Native American Heritage Month and the White House Tribal Nations Conference Written by Kimberly Teehee 3405
President Barack Obama Remembers Elouise Cobell Written by Barack Obama, president of the United States of America 2425
ABC News: Reflecting on the obvious; ignoring the not-so-obvious Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3090
Heyoka: Dinosaurs and Supernaturals Among Us Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 3949
Utilizing ARRA to Create Healthy, Active Communities in Indian Country Written by Margaret Knight, Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians 2967
Greater Private Sector Diversity Sought on USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Written by Janet A. Nuzum, Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator 1918
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Keystone Pipeline & the karma of bad decisions Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3175
Notes from Indian Country: The enigma of AIM leader Russell Means Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4508
Revisiting Columbus Day: Wonderment does not Equal Truth Written by Monique Vondall-Rieke 4231
Native Nations, not Feds, should grant Tribal Recognition Written by J.D. Colbert 3269
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The irony of the Black Hills’ annual Buffalo Roundup Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3312
Domestic Violence is Sexy Written by Cedric Sunray 3801
Eagles Disappearing into the Sunset of Termination Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 3256
FWS favoring rights of sportsmen over Native American culture and spirituality Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 3694
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The other ‘Good Meat’ is the buffalo Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3843
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Fear of Termination Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 2259
Letter: On burying Eagle feathers with slain police officers Written by David Swallow, Jr., Lakota Spiritual Leader 4086
S.E. RUCKMAN: 'Cobell Warming' Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 10546
Notes from Indian Country: September 5, 2011 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 2603
We Are All Connected Written by Dawn Quigley 2873
A Step Toward better Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country Written by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan 5122
The new trend: Tribal infomercials Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4551
Around the Campfire: Racism and Wildlife Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 2872
Ancestral Artists, the Proud Legacy of Women Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4428
Launching the American Indian Research, Education Initiative Written by Bill Valdez, Acting Director 3631
Wambli Sina Win: Indestructible Indian, Traditonalist with a Rebel Heart Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4947
Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 7650
S.E. RUCKMAN: Relics example of material culture mixing with material enterprise Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4530
The Ultimate Expression of Faith, the Lakota Sun Dance Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 22659
Around the Campfire: No Voting RIghts in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5607
S.E. RUCKMAN: Voter apathy and forsaking tribal elections Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4756
Wambli Sina Win: Pretendians: the Hostile Takeover of Indian Tribes Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6912
Ruth Hopkins: Prophecy of the White Buffalo Calf Written by Ruth Hopkins 16660
Wambli Sina Win: The Thunderbird's Echo Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6936
Cigarette tax: Not about money? Written by Ryan Dreveskracht 6827
Letter: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Written by Gena Holland Stretch 3038
Kvco-Hvse, “Blackberry Month” Written by James Treat 4237
Roots of the Red Tree Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4231
S.E. RUCKMAN: Chi Dlo Dil - The Laughing Party Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8340
Fallen Stars Within a Book of Ghosts Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5163
White to green: Fighting obesity Written by David Torney, MD, PhD and Eleanor Dixon, PhD 4398
A population forsaken and forgotten Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4373
Letter: Surprised at outrage over "Geronimo" code name Written by Jim Beaver 3267
“Heroics and John Wayne Moments” – Geronimo and Bin Laden, why? Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 4524
Geronimo code name sucker punch for Native peoples Written by Mary Campbell, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development 4685
Chickasha naget’owa? What is a Chickasaw? Written by J.D. Colbert 5412
Mortal Indian, Immortal Manifest Destiny Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7630
S.E. RUCKMAN: Getting aquainted with the Kiowa 5/6 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6479
Native people and dual citizenship; The long journey Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Elder 6451
Around the Campfire: Indians in the Military Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 4960
Iyeska, the Interpreter Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5563
A conversation with Dennis Banks Written by Chesley Oxendine, Bacone College 10332
One Hundred Feathers, One Hundred Years Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6015
Students, groups call for suspension of offensive student publication Written by Brian Alexander 8165
Letter to California Governor re: offensive powwow article Written by Brian Ames Ricker-Alexander 6381
Heyoka: A Man Taller than his Shadow Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D 15497
Ancestral Legends Teach About Human Nature Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 9349
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Sweatlodge Written by S.E. Ruckman 4167
Cobell’s 30 Pieces of Silver, Our Beads and Trinkets Written by J.D. Colbert 6730
The Red Road is not for Sale Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 20835
GIAGO: Bush handed Obama a shovel and said, “I’m out-a here” Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 5270
Hopi Creation Story explains things Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager Hopi Cultural Center 10920
GIAGO: Walking away from the editor’s desk Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 3856
“Chevron Pulls Greatest Magic Trick Ever as They Make Plaintiffs Disappear!” Written by SHELLEY BLUEJAY PIERCE 6022
Enlightening Quechan Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 9513
Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment” Written by Van Jones, Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid 5391
Indigenous peoples locked in global struggle to survive Written by Sherwood Ross 5812
Around the Campfire: Helen Scheirbeck was a giant Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © 2011 6138
GIAGO: Freedom of the press not exactly alive in Indian Country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 8656
Ask Elouise 
December 28, 2010 Written by Elouise Cobell 3820
TIM GIAGO: The Moon of the Popping Trees Written by TIM GIAGO 6346
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian Country is in the midst of a cosmic conundrum Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5537
Coulter: UN Declaration sets new agenda for US-Indian relations Written by Robert T. Coulter, Executive Director, Indian Law Resource Center 5035
Ask Elouise
December 2, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5394
GIAGO: A day to give thanks a part of Native American tradition Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5854
Johnson Honors South Dakota’s Year of Unity Written by Senator Tim Johnson's Office 5166
S.E. Ruckman: Esteeming the brave is a like a pattern welded into our DNA Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4297
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 5878
LETTER: Lies Obstruct Unity Written by Charmaine White Face, Nov. 3, 2010 4043
S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund turns 40 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4608
LETTER: Regarding UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples Written by Antonio Gonzales, AIM-WEST Director 4820
Ask Elouise: 
September 30, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3332
GIAGO: Disguising themselves as Indians was an act of cowardice Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5338
Social Security: Spousal benefits offer increased retirement options Written by Vicky Watkins, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma 4848
CHAVERS: Funding in Indian Country not fair Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 5707
Could Capt. Jack get a pardon too? Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3935
GIAGO: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 7054
Donut hamburgers? The devil loves junk food Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5024
GIAGO: This Penn State professor deserves the respect of Native journalists Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4277
LETTER: Regarding Choctaw Tribe of Florida, BIA findings Written by Bernadette Choctaw 6872
LETTER: On Mayor Bloomberg's comments Written by David Kimelberg 5558
Ask Elouise: 
August 10, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3521
Cobell settlement: So close, yet so far Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8229
GIAGO: Remembering great Native American news reporters Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6651
Letter: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act Written by Eric S. Trevan 5125
LETTER: Clarification of 'Storms rip reservations' story Written by Derek Jensen, FEMA 3958
American Indian Leader Called Home Written by Cedric Sunray 7259
Ask Elouise: July 7, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5486
A Hopi Connection with Other Ancient Sites? Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager of the Hopi Cultural Center 6348
GIAGO: Speaking about unity at the Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4221
S.E. Ruckman: Kiowas celebrate Settainte during Independence Day Dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6308
GIAGO: MS is incurable, but science is getting closer solving it Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3901
Racism in Indian Education Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 6966
GIAGO: House race in S. D. could be decided on Indian reservations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3936
Life on "The Rez" Written by Guy Still, Minneapolis, MN 8821
The Enduring Smear: Sport team names, mascots and Native Nations Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 6140
HB 2929: A stand for Indian Education Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4673
GIAGO: ‘Custer died for your sins’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4148
Illegal immigration: Putting the “con” in con-servative Written by J.D. COLBERT 6076
Rememberance Day in America Written by JACK BUTA 4913
GIAGO: High rate of suicide on Indian reservations near epidemic proportions Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4936
Giago: It was the human factor and not the Church or school Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4118
Chavers: No Voting Rights in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright 2010 8966
Letter: Giago needs a 'chill pill' Written by Leslie Stanhoff-Morgan 3848
TIm Giago: I fear for the life of President Barack Obama Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3428
Ask Elouise: May 4, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3741
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 2911
Letter: What is Arizona thinking? Written by Chipa Wolf 6001
Health Reform Helps Address the Needs of Indian Country Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4182
Earth’s Greatest Medicine Written by Robert Bracamontes 4235
Tim Giago: A man of great vision departs Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3665
Wilma Mankiller and Me Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5734
Minnie Two Shoes Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 5905
Letter: Comment on the demise of UND nickname Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Nation 3348
Earth Day Comes Early To the Navajo Nation Written by Terry Brunner, State Director – USDA Rural Development – New Mexico 3945
Filling out the Census important for everyone Written by Judy Eason McIntyre, Oklahoma State Senate 3609
Black Hills Claims Settlement funds top $1 billion Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5182
Minnie Two Shoes: March 24, 1950 – April 9, 2010 Written by LISA SNELL, Native American TImes 4208
Tim Giago: His great grandfather was the interpreter for Crazy Horse Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5535
Giago: Veterans claim racial discrimination by VA Written by TIM GIAGO 4379
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise 
March 24, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5764
Giago: Lack of adequate funds cripples Indian health care Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5161
Tax Time: March marches on Written by Larry Jones, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist 3610
Giago: Waste`(wash-tay) Chicago; Omaha no good Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4671
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5891
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6421
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5281
Tim Giago: American Indians and Australian Aborigines travel a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4281
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by Elouise Cobell 8563
GIAGO: Strauss and Sunday night movies at the boarding school Written by TIM GIAGO 4237
Legislating the sweat lodge ceremony is not the solution Written by Scott Frazier, Crow/Santee 5953
Standing with Native American Communities Written by White House Office of Media Affairs 6943
Tim Giago: Challenger to Rep. Diane Watson supports Cherokee Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4847
Tim Giago: Finding a new Native voice as an Independent Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3885
WAC calls on Christies to halt sale of human remains Written by World Archaeological Congress 4278
Tim Giago:Theresa Two Bulls: A lady of distinction Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5401
Letter: NAJA President's Statement on Hopi Tutuven Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6078
LETTER: Thank you for the care package Written by DEMETRIA ARAGON-DeJESUS 8229
Tim Giago: Learning to ignore the hate mongers Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4830
Native American Heritage Day 2009 Written by Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman National Indian Gaming Association 7531
Tim Giago: Looking at America’s dirty little secret Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7303
The powerless Indian educator Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5210
Tim Giago: ‘Culturecide’ is a word coined in Indian Country Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4647
TIM GIAGO: Tribal governments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5624
Tim Giago: Can the ceremonies save a people Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7995
Tim Giago: Yes, there is racism against Native Americans in this country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7441
Choctaw soldier thwarts German eavedroppers during WWI Written by Joe Blackstock, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. 6485
LETTER: Appalled by Shirley's statements on environmentalists Written by CALVIN JOHNSON, Leupp, Arizona 7377
Tim Giago: Tottering on the brink of the year 2012 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 6956
Tim Giago: In Whose Honor? Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7883
Tim Giago: Good or Bad? Indian Reorganization Act turns 75 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 9746
Peltier makes statement regarding parole denial Written by LEONARD PELTIER PRISONER NO. 83637-132 9673

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