May 30, 2015

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A Message from MCN Principal Chief George Tiger Written by Christina Good Voice, MCN Media Release 361
Haskell Indian Nations University: A field of dreams Written by Jay Daniels, Round House Talk 409
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 679
Native American vs. American Indian: Political correctness dishonors traditional chiefs of old Written by Native Sun News Editorial Board 3047
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 638
First they took our land… Written by Jay Daniels 670
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: A little too long? Written by Jay Daniels 743
Creek Chief issues letter to citizens Written by George Tiger Principal Chief 881
GIAGO: There’s a long, long trail a-winding Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 941
GIAGO: Ranking South Dakota on racism and inequality Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1424
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 1973
There’s a lot of truth in some of the Cheyenne nicknames Written by Clara Caufield, Native Sun News Correspondent 2245
The Lakota children are called wakanyeja ‘little sacred ones’ Written by Delphine Red Shirt, Ph.D. 1655
GIAGO: A racial incident at a hockey game Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1175
Higher education aid means hope and opportunity for Cherokees Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 2189
The stew over Land Run reenactments Written by Lisa Snell, Editor, Native American Times 2694
GIAGO: It is high time for America to grow up! Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2506
Letter: Dear Chief Batton Written by Rodney C. Morris II 2023
Oneida Nation honors man who called for genocide of Sioux Nation Written by ERNESTINE CHASING HAWK, Native Sun News 2073
Looking back on a successful 2014 and welcoming a bright new year ahead Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 2410
Notes from Indian Country: Remembering the massacre at Wounded Knee Written by Tim Giago 1124
Letter: Response to "Many ideas floated over Yellowstone buffalo" Written by Stephany J. Seay, Buffalo Field Campaign 2512
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) 1802
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 1674
Istrouma: A Houma Manifesto Written by Cedric Sunray 1019
GIAGO: Kill the Indian; save the child Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 968
Cherokee Chat: Thanks in Cheroke Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1044
Giving thanks for our blessings Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 815
Tackling the Stanford Indian Written by Dean Chavers © Copyright 2014 994
Disproportion, blatant inequity a reality for many Native students Written by Amber Woodbury 1584
GIAGO: The final Indian war in America about to begin Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1216
Cobell checks and Skoal tins: How we do Thanksgiving in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 3312
There was no ‘Welcome Home’ for the veterans of Vietnam Written by IVAN F. STAR COMES OUT 2078
GIAGO: SuAnne Big Crow died but her dream lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 656
Honoring our warriors on Veterans Day Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation 934
The Truth About Our Origins Will Set Us All Free Written by Kevin Leecy, Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe 943
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Background Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1051
Beyond Squanto and Sitting Bull: Overcoming the Stereotypes of Native American Culture Written by Cynthia Darling 1114
GIAGO: Where the Paths of the Jews and the Navajo Crossed Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 541
Building Tomorrow’s Tribal Leaders Today Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 676
Stereotype Revisited: Can Indian student-athletes make it at the college level? Written by Cedric Sunray 2409
Joe Dorman Reminds Voters Education is On the Line this Election Day Written by Joe Dorman 741
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Action Items and Takeaways Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1009
GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 932
Curbing Breast Cancer Rates in Our Communities Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 712
Crazy Horse and Chips, boyhood friends: Chips knew where his bones were buried Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 874
Mascots, beer and peanuts: Check the expiration dates Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 727
Time is ripe to stop fracking at Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock Written by Winona LaDuke 3608
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101: Social Media Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1267
Notes from the Chief: Expanding Careers Options for Cherokee People Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 513
New comment deadline on BIA rights-of-way regs across allottee lands Written by Jay Daniels 879
Notes from the Chief: Honoring our Cherokee Warriors Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 979
Strengthening our pipeline of Cherokee speakers Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 915
S.E. RUCKMAN: Pennies From Heaven in White Envelopes Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1246
Cherokee Nation development project will help make northeast Oklahoma shopping, dining, entertainment destination Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 807
If You Build it… Written by Bill John Baker, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 921
GIAGO: American Indians and Australian Aborigines traveled a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1087
Did The OSU Student Write His Apology? Written by Wilhelm Murg 1073
GIAGO: There can be dignity in the face of poverty Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1001
CHEROKEE CHAT: Scholarship Preparation 101 Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1285
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 1069
GIAGO: A farewell to my friend Eugene Long Soldier Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 796
Interior Board of Indian Appeals affirms Oklahoma lease rental adjustment Written by Jay Daniels 1073
CHEROKEE CHAT: Annual Scholarship Workshop Focused on Tribal Citizens Written by Cara Cowan Watts 933
CHAVERS: Preparing American Indian Students for College Written by Dr. DEAN CHAVERS 680
GIAGO: The Fourth Estate at Wounded Knee in 1973 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 995
Rights-of-Way Proposed Rule Change: Whats the rush? Written by Jay Daniels 1053
To the Editor, Re: Redoubt Falls Written by Michael A. Baines, Tribal Chairman, Sitka Tribe of Alaska 762
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 1123
GIAGO: Like an old soldier maybe the mascot will slowly fade away Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 851
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 1875
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 954
Cherokee Chat: Frequently Asked Cherokee Questions Answered Written by Cara Cowan Watts 1134
GIAGO: South Dakota could be a political hotbed in 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2313
GIAGO: History of the Pueblo Indian drovers and the Great Sioux Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1115
Millions invested in our communities generate priceless returns Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 969
Land Buyback Program: Did anything really happen? Written by Jay Daniels 1588
S.E. RUCKMAN: Words are like Arrows that we Shoot into the Air Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Contributor 1971
Cherokee Chat: Cherokee Nation Program Structure Written by Cara Cowan Watts 929
Notes from Indian Country: A view from the 8th decade Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 1098
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE:Racism in Indian Schools Written by DEAN CHAVERS 2173
Coalition applauds Patent Office decision Written by Civil and Human Rights Coalition submission 815
Strengthening Tribal Communities through Education and Economic Development Written by WHITE HOUSE MEDIA RELEASE 2600
Cherokee Nation Contract Health Care Changes Written by Cara Cowan Watts 2279
Obama returning to Indian Country for visit Written by President Barack Obama 1063
GIAGO: Notes from Indian Country | June 2, 1014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 782
Cherokee citizen Keith Harper is an inspiration for our next seven generations Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker 1484
United States Supreme Court Decision supports Tribal sovereign immunity in Bay Mills Casino Case Written by United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. 1752
Greater care required for Effigy Mounds Written by Telegraph Herald. May 18, 2014 | The Associated Press 806
GIAGO: To the graduating Class of 2014 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1027
Ask Elouise: Upcoming Events in Cobell v. Salazar Written by Cobell Settlement 4645
Sen. Reid: “Since Snyder Fails To Show Any Leadership,” The NFL Should Remove Racism From The League Written by Publisher 1196
Open Letter to Tribal Leaders, American People Written by Buffalo Field Campaign Media Release 1531
April 22 marks anniversary of Oklahoma Land Run Written by Joyce Oberly 5971
CHAVERS: He cut a path for Indian journalists nationwide Written by DR. DEAN CHAVERS 1889
Ask Elouise: A Letter from Class Counsel on settlement checks Written by David Smith and Bill Dorris 3739
USDA Continues Reaching Indian Country Through the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Written by Leslie Wheelock 1510
Around the Campfire: The Disappointing ACT Scores Written by By Dr. Dean Chavers 2233
The Uneasy Coexistence of Conservative Justice and Tribal Rights at the Supreme Court Written by Ben Fenner 2490
Indian Law and Order Commission Report Reaction Written by Byron Mallott 1540
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Grandmothers are Cheering Us on Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native Times Special Correspondent 1363
Letter to the Editor: Keystone Pipeline a ticking bomb Written by Dwain Camp, Elder of the Ponca Nation 1306
International Mother Language Day Feb. 21 Written by Prof. Colleen Fitzgerald, UT Arlington 4136
DICK LAY: CNB-CNCR has decided to stop using prevailing wage Written by Dick Lay, Cherokee Nation Councilor 1496
Wild Turkey and American Spirits: Remembering Robert J. Conley Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 3037
Harsh Oklahoma weather means making tough decisions to serve the Cherokee people Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 1264
Driving Under the Influence of Distraction Written by AAA Oklahoma 1211
Indian Health Service Out of Money -- Will You Die Waiting? Written by MARK TRAHANT 2615
GIAGO: Indians and Jews: Building a holocaust museum together? Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News 1584
S.E. RUCKMAN: Reading Between the Lines on the Keystone Pipeline Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1541
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Petition being circulated Written by Eleanor McDaniel 1617
Letter to the Editor: Comanche Nation College Written by Lotsee Patterson, Ph.D. 1561
S.E. RUCKMAN: No Reservations about new "Promise Zones" Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 1621
Native Times print edition on break, switching to paid circulation Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher Native American Times 2549
GIAGO: A child’s prayer brought about a miracle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 Native Sun News 2400
Washburn: Interior's Land Buy-Back Program: Strengthening our Nation-to-Nation Partnership Written by Kevin K. Washburn 1499
Cobell funds delay cuts deep Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 7517
NRC Response to “Rotten American Indian charities” Written by Robbi Rice Dietrich, President, National Relief Charities 2107
Rotten American Indian charities Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright 2013 13963
Katie John: "Her Name Will Be Our Rallying Cry!" Written by Friends of Katie John 2543
Delaware Chief: An open letter to the people of Kansas Written by Chief Paula Pechonick, Delaware Tribe of Indians 2522
TIM GIAGO: Only Tom Daschle can save the Affordable Care Act Written by TIM GIAGO 1873
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ghosts are alive and well in mascot issue Written by S.E. Ruckman 2244
How many think ‘Redskins’ is a slur? Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press National Writer 4254
Racist Mascots: Political Correctness Gone Wrong? Written by David W. Narcomey, Seminole 3479
Cherokee Chief responds to transfer of Veronica Brown Written by Cherokee Nation Principal Bill John Baker 3507
WhiteHouseBlog: Securing the Vote for All Americans Written by Valerie Jarrett | Whitehouse.gov 2774
It’s time to change Washington Redskins name Written by ENI F.H. FALEOMAVAEGA, U.S. House Delegate 5546
GIAGO: South Dakota Public Radio flunks on two counts Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3266
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: IMPROVE A SCHOOL, GET FIRED Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2013 2757
Stopping the Keystone pipeline: The battle of our time Written by DR SARA JUMPING EAGLE 5767
TIM GIAGO: Holocaust Museum should be built at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3581
Coalition of Native Activists withdraw support from KXL Pipeline TruthForce concert Written by JoKay Dowell 3790
Sink or swim: The feds are out of the rescue business - at least in Indian Country Written by LISA SNELL, Native Times Publisher 3816
David Jin: Hualapai being led astray by rouge members of Tribal Council Written by David Jin, CEO of Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC. 4207
Voices and Images from the Oral History Center Written by Corey Flood 4528
Sacheen Littlefeather and the Oscar 'stunt' seen ‘round the world Written by LISA SNELL 5717
S.E. RUCKMAN: Confessions of a Washington Redskin Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4101
GIAGO: Signing off after more than 30 years Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 3299
Briefs in support of dismissal of Muscogee Creek Nation, et al. v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians, et Written by JAY DANIELS 4536
Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4290
GIAGO: Separating the mixed-bloods from the full bloods Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2013 4145
The Cobell Settlement and Cherokee Nation Written by Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief 7920
USDA seeking nominations for committee advisors Written by Edward Avalos, USDA Undersecretary 3469
Around the Campfire: Fake Indians Written by Dr. Dean Chavers | Copyright 2013 9547
JAY DANIELS: Your Great, Great Grandmother wasn’t a Cherokee Princess Written by JAY DANIELS 4699
LETTER: Appalled by Cherokee bear pits Written by Reader Submission 4081
GIAGO: BIA: Bureau of Incompetent Asses Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4425
JAY DANIELS: Another Change – But this time one for the better! Written by JAY DANIELS 4228
S.E. RUCKMAN: Looking back at 2012 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 34459
Roundhouse Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 4 Written by JAY DANIELS 4127
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 3 Written by JAY DANIELS 4666
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Part 2 Written by JAY DANIELS 3357
Round House Talk: Negotiating Rights-of-Way across Indian lands Written by JAY DANIELS 4174
GIAGO: ‘Wiping Away the Tears’ at Wounded Knee Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3916
GIAGO: ‘There are no words to describe it’ Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3802
S.E. RUCKMAN: Wishful thinking: A Native on the SCOTUS Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3499
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) 4540
GIAGO: Native Americans and homosexuality Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 7947
Continuing the Progress in Tribal Communities Written by Jodi Gillette, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, White House Domestic Policy Counc 3213
The secret history of the Sequoya’s Cherokee syllabary Written by Richard Thornton 6129
S.E. RUCKMAN: Open Carry a fact for Oklahoma, but not Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4308
GIAGO: Playing both sides against the middle Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 2846
Around the Campfire: The adventures of Toni and Dean Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3286
North Dakota NATIVE VOTE efforts show at the polls Written by Vonnie Lone Chief 3256
Ask Elouise Nov. 7, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 3442
Feathering the storm with USET Written by Cedric Sunray 3944
Addiction is a brain disease Written by Ronald Shaw, M.D. / Osage 4550
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Indian voting rights and the restricting of voting Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3618
S.E. RUCKMAN: Quantum vs. descendency, an egg best left unscrambled Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3835
NICWA responds to Dr. Phil's coverage of S.C. ICWA case Written by NICWA News Release 5801
VAWA - Violence Against Native Women Gaining Global Attention—Will Congress Do Something?
 Written by www.indianlaw.org 4902
Native People and Self Governance Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 4476
Sioux elder, prisoner, earns G.E.D., named 'Student of the Year' Written by Garry Crowe, Elder, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 3442
GIAGO: Mascots, Ignorance and Racism Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Native American Journalists Foundation 3825
S.E. RUCKMAN: The chatter on Cobell Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8717
Ask Elouise: Sept. 11, 2012 Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 4597
Hickory Ground Chief responds to Poarch Creeks Written by George Thompson, Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Traditional Chief) 5435
GIAGO: Remembering when Custer ‘Died with his Boots on’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3460
First Female Kiowa Leader Emerges Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 7005
The time of prophecy: Keeping one eye open Written by S.E. RUCKMAN, Native American Times Special Contributor 4532
Just don’t tell ‘em about the pajamas Written by LISA SNELL, Publisher, Native American Times 3736
GIAGO: Jim Amoss missed a wonderful year at Harvard Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3463
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: He can't give away scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 2943
Poarch “Creeks”: Cashing In and Selling Out Written by CEDRIC SUNRAY 14993
Native American Brain Food No. 3: Quechua and Maya DNA in the Southern Highlands Written by Richard Thornton 7123
Defending the sovereignty of the Indian Nations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3423
An extra potato from the bin: When even the feds plea for a rain dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3193
Cloaks and Daggers in the Indian Health Service Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4322
LETTER: Disappointed in Navajo settlement vote Written by Elmer Clark, Vice President,Teesto Chapter 3847
Maze of jurisdictions cause a kind of lawlessness in regards to Indian women Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4756
S.E. RUCKMAN: IHS remains in ICU Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3655
GIAGO: 'Custer Died for Your Sins' Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4276
American Indians and Social Security Written by Dave Baldridge, Executive Director, International Association for Indigenous Aging 4995
GIAGO: The Placard Read; ‘Keep the Redskins White’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 4277
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: A handful of Indian scholarships Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 3515
Into Forever, the last Footsteps of Holy People Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. © 2012 6250
GIAGO: A Disastrous Flood that Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net 3621
Te Ata Bearer of New Dawn of Understanding Written by Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation 4579
GIAGO: ‘Divide and rule’ was the unwritten goal of the Indian agents Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) 3466
LETTER: Settlement is an Exercise of Sovereignty Written by Harrison Tsosie 3326
Who’s an American Indian? Warren case stirs query Written by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer 3592
Letter: Settlement Maximizes Navajo Nation Water Rights Written by Chris Deschene 4013
Ask Elouise: Appeals court affirms approval of Cobell settlement Written by Dennis Gingold, 
Lead Counsel, Cobell Plaintiffs 5874
Editorial paints deceptive picture of Oklahoma Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3324
Has one-drop rule on race identification been overruled? Written by CLARENCE PAGE, Chicago Tribune Writer 3417
GIAGO: ‘Beer sniffing’ reporters invade Pine Ridge Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) 3924
Super elders among us: Centenarians in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3835
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: We All Have Heroes Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2012 4074
Who's that knocking at your door? Written by Thomas O. Mills 4386
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian culture remains free enterprise to anyone in grease paint Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4102
GIAGO: Looking in the mirror with no reflection Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3785
S.E. RUCKMAN: Ownership of water a line drawn in the sand Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3679
GIAGO: Writing to inspire a new generation of Native Americans Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3561
From the Cradle to the Career: Improving Education for American Indians and Alaska Natives Written by Charlie Galbraith 4890
Individual Rights Only, for Indigenous Peoples at the UN Written by Charmaine White Face, Zumila Wobaga, Spokesperson, Sioux Nation Treaty Council 3856
GIAGO: Addressing the most discriminatory bill ever passed in South Dakota Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 6159
GIAGO: Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 3917
GIAGO: RST Constitution is supposed to be ‘law of the land’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4285
S.E. RUCKMAN: Scientists link racism, prejudice to simply being dumb Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4127
Blueprint for an America Built to Last and Indian Country Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, Domestic Policy Council 3836
Some crimes declining; stalking is not Written by SHERRY CLARK & ANN DAPICE 4350
Notes from Indian Country: An apology is oftentimes never enough Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota 4285
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Citizens need to be involved in changing tribal constitution Written by OJ Semans Sr. 3850
S.E. Ruckman: Shorn locks and the knowing of hearts Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3639
Alcohol: The strongest enemy we have ever faced Written by COREY FLOOD 7491
Notes from Indian Country: SuAnne died young, but her legacy lives on Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 6420
NCAI Stands Up for Boarding School Alumni Written by Cedric Sunray 7401
S.E. RUCKMAN: Spirit of rebellion alive and kicking in Indian Country Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 3661
Jacoby Ellsbury: Final Results of the 2011 Baseball Season Written by Nancy Tuthill 3770
Tribal Heritage An Important Part of South Dakota Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4803
Sen. Johnson Announces Women Veterans Initiative Written by Senator Constance N. Johnson 3435
Veteran's Day 2011 Written by Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 3733
Letter: Support Veterans with Lou Gehrig's Disease Written by Kim Wilson LPN 4181
Notes from Indian Country: Two old adversaries face terminal cancer ailments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4651
Honoring American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Written by Kimberly Teehee, Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs 5402
Baby killer receives slap on wrist sentence Written by Dwain Camp, Ponca Elder 3625
S.E. RUCKMAN: A 'civilized' afternoon under the Creek Council Oak Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4265
Around the Campfire: Indian Hate Groups Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 8812
National Native American Heritage Month and the White House Tribal Nations Conference Written by Kimberly Teehee 4696
President Barack Obama Remembers Elouise Cobell Written by Barack Obama, president of the United States of America 3737
ABC News: Reflecting on the obvious; ignoring the not-so-obvious Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4428
Heyoka: Dinosaurs and Supernaturals Among Us Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5397
Utilizing ARRA to Create Healthy, Active Communities in Indian Country Written by Margaret Knight, Executive Director, Association of American Indian Physicians 3285
Greater Private Sector Diversity Sought on USDA’s Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees Written by Janet A. Nuzum, Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator 3183
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Keystone Pipeline & the karma of bad decisions Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4505
Notes from Indian Country: The enigma of AIM leader Russell Means Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 5905
Revisiting Columbus Day: Wonderment does not Equal Truth Written by Monique Vondall-Rieke 4636
Native Nations, not Feds, should grant Tribal Recognition Written by J.D. Colbert 3605
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The irony of the Black Hills’ annual Buffalo Roundup Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Unity South Dakota 3643
Domestic Violence is Sexy Written by Cedric Sunray 4134
Eagles Disappearing into the Sunset of Termination Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 3611
FWS favoring rights of sportsmen over Native American culture and spirituality Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4191
NOTES FROM INDIAN COUNTRY: The other ‘Good Meat’ is the buffalo Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 4224
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE: Fear of Termination Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright, 2011 2585
Letter: On burying Eagle feathers with slain police officers Written by David Swallow, Jr., Lakota Spiritual Leader 4526
S.E. RUCKMAN: 'Cobell Warming' Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 11014
Notes from Indian Country: September 5, 2011 Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji), © 2011 Unity South Dakota 2893
We Are All Connected Written by Dawn Quigley 3278
A Step Toward better Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country Written by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan 5560
The new trend: Tribal infomercials Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4956
Around the Campfire: Racism and Wildlife Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 3265
Ancestral Artists, the Proud Legacy of Women Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4806
Launching the American Indian Research, Education Initiative Written by Bill Valdez, Acting Director 3970
Wambli Sina Win: Indestructible Indian, Traditonalist with a Rebel Heart Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5462
Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 8570
S.E. RUCKMAN: Relics example of material culture mixing with material enterprise Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4901
The Ultimate Expression of Faith, the Lakota Sun Dance Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 26343
Around the Campfire: No Voting RIghts in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 6176
S.E. RUCKMAN: Voter apathy and forsaking tribal elections Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5102
Wambli Sina Win: Pretendians: the Hostile Takeover of Indian Tribes Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7583
Ruth Hopkins: Prophecy of the White Buffalo Calf Written by Ruth Hopkins 19535
Wambli Sina Win: The Thunderbird's Echo Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 7527
Cigarette tax: Not about money? Written by Ryan Dreveskracht 7553
Letter: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Written by Gena Holland Stretch 3360
Kvco-Hvse, “Blackberry Month” Written by James Treat 4632
Roots of the Red Tree Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4555
S.E. RUCKMAN: Chi Dlo Dil - The Laughing Party Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 9641
Fallen Stars Within a Book of Ghosts Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 5491
White to green: Fighting obesity Written by David Torney, MD, PhD and Eleanor Dixon, PhD 4752
A population forsaken and forgotten Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 4757
Letter: Surprised at outrage over "Geronimo" code name Written by Jim Beaver 3549
“Heroics and John Wayne Moments” – Geronimo and Bin Laden, why? Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 4885
Geronimo code name sucker punch for Native peoples Written by Mary Campbell, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development 5049
Chickasha naget’owa? What is a Chickasaw? Written by J.D. Colbert 6113
Mortal Indian, Immortal Manifest Destiny Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 8469
S.E. RUCKMAN: Getting aquainted with the Kiowa 5/6 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6928
Native people and dual citizenship; The long journey Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Elder 6960
Around the Campfire: Indians in the Military Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © Copyright, 2011 5313
Iyeska, the Interpreter Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6074
A conversation with Dennis Banks Written by Chesley Oxendine, Bacone College 10767
One Hundred Feathers, One Hundred Years Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. ©2011 6625
Students, groups call for suspension of offensive student publication Written by Brian Alexander 9176
Letter to California Governor re: offensive powwow article Written by Brian Ames Ricker-Alexander 6773
Heyoka: A Man Taller than his Shadow Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D 18588
Ancestral Legends Teach About Human Nature Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 9892
S.E. RUCKMAN: The Sweatlodge Written by S.E. Ruckman 4486
Cobell’s 30 Pieces of Silver, Our Beads and Trinkets Written by J.D. Colbert 7059
The Red Road is not for Sale Written by Wambli Sina Win, J.D. 23723
GIAGO: Bush handed Obama a shovel and said, “I’m out-a here” Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 5587
Hopi Creation Story explains things Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager Hopi Cultural Center 12054
GIAGO: Walking away from the editor’s desk Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 4144
“Chevron Pulls Greatest Magic Trick Ever as They Make Plaintiffs Disappear!” Written by SHELLEY BLUEJAY PIERCE 6339
Enlightening Quechan Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior Written by Ryan D. Dreveskracht 10188
Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment” Written by Van Jones, Bracken Hendricks, Jorge Madrid 5677
Indigenous peoples locked in global struggle to survive Written by Sherwood Ross 6158
Around the Campfire: Helen Scheirbeck was a giant Written by Dr. Dean Chavers © 2011 6549
GIAGO: Freedom of the press not exactly alive in Indian Country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2011 Native Sun News 9152
Ask Elouise 
December 28, 2010 Written by Elouise Cobell 4144
TIM GIAGO: The Moon of the Popping Trees Written by TIM GIAGO 6781
S.E. RUCKMAN: Indian Country is in the midst of a cosmic conundrum Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5899
Coulter: UN Declaration sets new agenda for US-Indian relations Written by Robert T. Coulter, Executive Director, Indian Law Resource Center 5340
Ask Elouise
December 2, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5715
GIAGO: A day to give thanks a part of Native American tradition Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 6210
Johnson Honors South Dakota’s Year of Unity Written by Senator Tim Johnson's Office 5422
S.E. Ruckman: Esteeming the brave is a like a pattern welded into our DNA Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4615
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 6186
LETTER: Lies Obstruct Unity Written by Charmaine White Face, Nov. 3, 2010 4365
S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund turns 40 Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4910
LETTER: Regarding UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples Written by Antonio Gonzales, AIM-WEST Director 5131
Ask Elouise: 
September 30, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3630
GIAGO: Disguising themselves as Indians was an act of cowardice Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5732
Social Security: Spousal benefits offer increased retirement options Written by Vicky Watkins, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma 5153
CHAVERS: Funding in Indian Country not fair Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 6163
Could Capt. Jack get a pardon too? Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4263
GIAGO: There are still active missile silos on Highway 71 South Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 7704
Donut hamburgers? The devil loves junk food Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 5327
GIAGO: This Penn State professor deserves the respect of Native journalists Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4617
LETTER: Regarding Choctaw Tribe of Florida, BIA findings Written by Bernadette Choctaw 7432
LETTER: On Mayor Bloomberg's comments Written by David Kimelberg 5935
Ask Elouise: 
August 10, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 3890
Cobell settlement: So close, yet so far Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 8625
GIAGO: Remembering great Native American news reporters Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 7216
Letter: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act Written by Eric S. Trevan 5442
LETTER: Clarification of 'Storms rip reservations' story Written by Derek Jensen, FEMA 4256
American Indian Leader Called Home Written by Cedric Sunray 8172
Ask Elouise: July 7, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5776
A Hopi Connection with Other Ancient Sites? Written by Thomas O. Mills, Former Manager of the Hopi Cultural Center 6804
GIAGO: Speaking about unity at the Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4527
S.E. Ruckman: Kiowas celebrate Settainte during Independence Day Dance Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 6659
GIAGO: MS is incurable, but science is getting closer solving it Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4223
Racism in Indian Education Written by Dean Chavers, PhD 7606
GIAGO: House race in S. D. could be decided on Indian reservations Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4267
Life on "The Rez" Written by Guy Still, Minneapolis, MN 9864
The Enduring Smear: Sport team names, mascots and Native Nations Written by Gwendolyn Wydermyre 6592
HB 2929: A stand for Indian Education Written by S.E. RUCKMAN 4990
GIAGO: ‘Custer died for your sins’ Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4472
Illegal immigration: Putting the “con” in con-servative Written by J.D. COLBERT 6348
Rememberance Day in America Written by JACK BUTA 5284
GIAGO: High rate of suicide on Indian reservations near epidemic proportions Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5319
Giago: It was the human factor and not the Church or school Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4483
Chavers: No Voting Rights in Indian Country Written by Dr. Dean Chavers, © Copyright 2010 9693
Letter: Giago needs a 'chill pill' Written by Leslie Stanhoff-Morgan 4143
TIm Giago: I fear for the life of President Barack Obama Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3739
Ask Elouise: May 4, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 4051
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 3215
Letter: What is Arizona thinking? Written by Chipa Wolf 6453
Health Reform Helps Address the Needs of Indian Country Written by U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) 4533
Earth’s Greatest Medicine Written by Robert Bracamontes 4539
Tim Giago: A man of great vision departs Mount Rushmore Memorial Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 3961
Wilma Mankiller and Me Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 6268
Minnie Two Shoes Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6548
Letter: Comment on the demise of UND nickname Written by DWAIN CAMP, Ponca Nation 3685
Earth Day Comes Early To the Navajo Nation Written by Terry Brunner, State Director – USDA Rural Development – New Mexico 4299
Filling out the Census important for everyone Written by Judy Eason McIntyre, Oklahoma State Senate 3934
Black Hills Claims Settlement funds top $1 billion Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5635
Minnie Two Shoes: March 24, 1950 – April 9, 2010 Written by LISA SNELL, Native American TImes 4855
Tim Giago: His great grandfather was the interpreter for Crazy Horse Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5925
Giago: Veterans claim racial discrimination by VA Written by TIM GIAGO 4782
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise 
March 24, 2010 Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6133
Giago: Lack of adequate funds cripples Indian health care Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5567
Tax Time: March marches on Written by Larry Jones, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist 3898
Giago: Waste`(wash-tay) Chicago; Omaha no good Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4979
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6371
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 6897
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by ELOUISE COBELL 5801
Tim Giago: American Indians and Australian Aborigines travel a similar path Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4603
Cobell Settlement: Ask Elouise Written by Elouise Cobell 9161
GIAGO: Strauss and Sunday night movies at the boarding school Written by TIM GIAGO 4568
Legislating the sweat lodge ceremony is not the solution Written by Scott Frazier, Crow/Santee 6358
Standing with Native American Communities Written by White House Office of Media Affairs 7490
Tim Giago: Challenger to Rep. Diane Watson supports Cherokee Nation Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 5221
Tim Giago: Finding a new Native voice as an Independent Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News 4159
WAC calls on Christies to halt sale of human remains Written by World Archaeological Congress 4568
Tim Giago:Theresa Two Bulls: A lady of distinction Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5720
Letter: NAJA President's Statement on Hopi Tutuven Written by Ronnie Washines, President, Native American Journalists Association 6407
LETTER: Thank you for the care package Written by DEMETRIA ARAGON-DeJESUS 9112
Tim Giago: Learning to ignore the hate mongers Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5122
Native American Heritage Day 2009 Written by Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman National Indian Gaming Association 7871
Tim Giago: Looking at America’s dirty little secret Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7688
The powerless Indian educator Written by DR DEAN CHAVERS 5525
Tim Giago: ‘Culturecide’ is a word coined in Indian Country Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 4910
TIM GIAGO: Tribal governments Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 5951
Tim Giago: Can the ceremonies save a people Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8376
Tim Giago: Yes, there is racism against Native Americans in this country Written by Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7796
Choctaw soldier thwarts German eavedroppers during WWI Written by Joe Blackstock, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. 6894
LETTER: Appalled by Shirley's statements on environmentalists Written by CALVIN JOHNSON, Leupp, Arizona 7800
Tim Giago: Tottering on the brink of the year 2012 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 7240
Tim Giago: In Whose Honor? Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 8353
Tim Giago: Good or Bad? Indian Reorganization Act turns 75 Written by TIM GIAGO (Nanwica Kciji) © 2009 Native Sun News 10236
Peltier makes statement regarding parole denial Written by LEONARD PELTIER PRISONER NO. 83637-132 10061

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