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Johnny Rustywire: The 'angry one' took care of his Navajo family Johnny Rustywire: The 'angry one' took care of his Navajo family (09/16)
'His name was Hashke—it means angry and mad in the Navajo way of speaking.'
Editorial: Making the Native vote count in the November election Editorial: Making the Native vote count in the November election (09/16)
It is puzzling that we, American Indians, do not utilize the numbers we have in our favor when it comes to local, state and national elections.
Leon Matthews: Following the journey of becoming a Lakota chef Leon Matthews: Following the journey of becoming a Lakota chef (09/16)
I want to share the cultural changes to our foods and how they affect the people today.
Steve Russell: Legal encounters and the Dakota Access Pipeline Steve Russell: Legal encounters and the Dakota Access Pipeline (09/15)
'Legal encounters of the third kind are rare, but the next one may be yours.'
Mary Annette Pember: Indigenous women lead prayers for water Mary Annette Pember: Indigenous women lead prayers for water (09/15)
'If we befoul our water, we poison ourselves. This is a simple fact that Ojibwe, especially women, understand.'
Mark Trahant: There is something we can do to help Standing Rock Mark Trahant: There is something we can do to help Standing Rock (09/15)
On social media and in real life we hear this often: 'What can I do to help Standing Rock?'
Doug George-Kanentiio: Prophecy and the people at Standing Rock Doug George-Kanentiio: Prophecy and the people at Standing Rock (09/15)
There is hope, there is light as long as they hold on to the principles of peace and unity.
James Giago Davies: It seems like I've lost my Lakota mind again James Giago Davies: It seems like I've lost my Lakota mind again (09/15)
Unlike most people from Lakota country, I don’t believe in spirits or ghosts.
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe fails to make progress on roads Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe fails to make progress on roads (09/15)
I’ve done my best to keep silent about the condition of our roads on Pine Ridge.
Vi Waln: Let's all do our part to keep our homelands free of trash Vi Waln: Let's all do our part to keep our homelands free of trash (09/15)
During the annual celebration at Rosebud, there were lots of complaints about trash. People didn’t like seeing litter all over the fairgrounds.
Jori Kaniehtakohe Rourke: Our people unite for #NoDAPL fight Jori Kaniehtakohe Rourke: Our people unite for #NoDAPL fight (09/14)
A member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe shares her moving visit to the #NoDAPL encampment in North Dakota.
Carlyle Begay: Indian parents and students deserve school choice Carlyle Begay: Indian parents and students deserve school choice (09/14)
'The results have been in for some time and the conclusion is alarming: government-run schools have failed and continue to fail Native American kids from coast to coast.'
Ute Tribe: Utah Republican pushes modern day Indian land grab Ute Tribe: Utah Republican pushes modern day Indian land grab (09/14)
In the next few weeks Congressman Rob Bishop will attempt to push through the U.S. House of Representatives the first Indian land grab in over 100 years.
Brandon Ecoffey: Pipeline destroys our sacred and cultural sites Brandon Ecoffey: Pipeline destroys our sacred and cultural sites (09/14)
Construction workers, operating on behalf of the Dakota Access Pipeline, intentionally bull dozed multiple graves and ancient religious sites.
Mario Gonzalez: Protecting sacred sites from commercialization Mario Gonzalez: Protecting sacred sites from commercialization (09/13)
There have been several cemeteries and burial grounds that I have been involved in protecting from commercialization and desecration over the years.
Matthew Fletcher: Obama joins tribes on the right side of history Matthew Fletcher: Obama joins tribes on the right side of history (09/12)
Indian tribes and their people often speak about taking history into consideration in making important decisions.
Steve Russell: Anonymous makes appearance in #NoDAPL fight Steve Russell: Anonymous makes appearance in #NoDAPL fight (09/12)
Anonymous has come down on the side of the people standing in the way of the Black Snake….because a person in a Guy Fawkes mask says so.
Mark Trahant: #NoDAPL movement forces long overdue debate Mark Trahant: #NoDAPL movement forces long overdue debate (09/12)
We need to make sure that water is treated as the nation’s most important natural resource. Water is life. That’s not politics.
Clara Caufield: Tribes must get serious about language retention Clara Caufield: Tribes must get serious about language retention (09/12)
There is one subject we don’t hear much about from elected officials or those who aspire to be elected: the preservation of our tribal languages.
Tim Giago: Our people are dying too young and without dignity Tim Giago: Our people are dying too young and without dignity (09/12)
I saw a news film many years ago about one of the concentration camps in Poland after World War II had ended.
Liz Perez Halperin: Why this warrior stands up for Standing Rock Liz Perez Halperin: Why this warrior stands up for Standing Rock (09/12)
We Native Americans have suffered to protect the land the U.S. government and big oil is now trying to destroy.
Donna Loring: Maine's mistreament of tribes goes back centuries Donna Loring: Maine's mistreament of tribes goes back centuries (09/12)
We as Wabanki Tribes in Maine live behind a White Curtain of poverty, bigotry and isolation from the rest of Indian Country.
Ryan Winn: Donald Trump owes an apology to the first Americans Ryan Winn: Donald Trump owes an apology to the first Americans (09/12)
Currently America’s Native People are living in a time that’s granted them some prosperity despite a history of oppression.
Snoqualmie Tribe: Our ancestors taught us to be good neighbors Snoqualmie Tribe: Our ancestors taught us to be good neighbors (09/09)
Our ancestors taught us the importance of being good neighbors, and looking out for all who call this area home.
Steve Russell: Legal encounters and the Dakota Access Pipeline Steve Russell: Legal encounters and the Dakota Access Pipeline (09/09)
Our struggle generally, and the struggle over the Dakota Access Pipeline in particular, will be short of allies who claim to know better than the mindless corporation on the other side.
Editorial: It's time for the Lumbee Tribe to gain full recognition Editorial: It's time for the Lumbee Tribe to gain full recognition (09/09)
This is an old story. Too old. It's about the Lumbee Tribe.
CAIRNS Column: Examining the flag of the Yankton Sioux Tribe CAIRNS Column: Examining the flag of the Yankton Sioux Tribe (09/09)
Over the course of the next few months we will examine the nine tribal flags of nations with reservation lands in South Dakota.
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: A history of resistance at Standing Rock Ernestine Chasing Hawk: A history of resistance at Standing Rock (09/09)
Who are the Hunkpapa Lakota Oyate, also known as the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, who stand in resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline which threatens Mni Wiconi, the water of life?
Mark Trahant: White House must get involved in #NoDAPL fight Mark Trahant: White House must get involved in #NoDAPL fight (09/08)
I’ve been thinking a lot about the silence from the White House on the situation at Standing Rock.
Jim Gray: Mainstream media is missing the major #NoDAPL story Jim Gray: Mainstream media is missing the major #NoDAPL story (09/08)
Mainstream media needs to go to North Dakota, set up their mic in front of the people trying to protect their water and sacred sites and let them speak.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (09/08)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Gyasi Ross: Doing your part to ensure #NoDAPL keeps on winning Gyasi Ross: Doing your part to ensure #NoDAPL keeps on winning (09/08)
Every day this thing is not being built is winning.
Ivan Star Comes Out: #NoDAPL movement is about sacred water Ivan Star Comes Out: #NoDAPL movement is about sacred water (09/08)
When news of the 'protest' against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota reached my ears, I wanted to know exactly what was involved.
Mark Charles: The #NoDAPL struggle continues after court hearing in DC Mark Charles: The #NoDAPL struggle continues after court hearing in DC (09/07)
Sometimes being Native and living in the United States is like watching a small child take a hammer to a set of fine china.
Dave Archambault II: The Dakota Access Pipeline must not be built Dave Archambault II: The Dakota Access Pipeline must not be built (09/07)
Energy Transfer Partners is attempting to construct a 1,200-mile oil pipeline through the land our Tribe has called home since time immemorial.

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