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Kevin Washburn: Settlements with Indian Country hit $8B mark (09/26)
The head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs tallies up the value of Cobell, tribal and water rights settlements under President Obama.

Bryan Brewer: Congress does right thing with tribal taxation bill (09/26)
The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe praises Congress for passing H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act.

Opinion: Treaty rights prevail in Oregon coal terminal decision (09/25)
Author Paul VanDevelder calls decision to deny coal terminal in Oregon a victory for treaty rights.

Tommy Jones: Removing barriers for tribal renewable energy (09/25)
Tommy Jones explains how his internship at the Department of Energy will help tribes with renewable energy development.

Chelsey Luger: Washington NFL team doesn't own our identity (09/25)
Chelsey Luger explains why the Washington NFL team's name doesn't honor Native people.

Opinion: Town sends wrong message with street after R-word (09/24)
Writer praises leaders of the Penobscot Nation for asking a town on Maine to get rid of a street named after an offensive slur.

Walt Lamar: Say thanks to Elouise Cobell for stepping up for us (09/24)
Walt Lamar thanks the late Elouise Cobell for holding the federal government accountable for the mismanagement of Indian trust funds.

Steve Russell: Crime gods continue to demand human sacrifices (09/24)
Steve Russell discusses problems with the death penalty in the American justice system.

Mark Trahant: Take the Native Vote challenge this election cycle (09/24)
The Native Vote Challenge begins today. You already know the drill.

Elissa Washuta: This living Indian doesn't owe you any answers (09/23)
Elissa Washuta, a member of the Cowlitz Tribe of Washington, explains why she doesn't need to answer to people's conceptions of an Indian person.

Charisse Millett: No politics with signing of Native language bill (09/23)
Rep. Charisse Millett (R) defends decision to have House Bill 216, which designates 20 Native languages as official in Alaska, signed during the upcoming Alaska Federation of Natives convention.

Glen Stankee: Seminole Tribe wins ruling in state taxation case (09/23)
The decision will likely have an impact on Native American tribes across the U.S.

Charles Trimble: Rename peak in Black Hills for Oglala holy man (09/23)
My old friend Basil Brave Heart is proposing to have Harney Peak, the highest point east of the Rockies, renamed after Oglala holy man Black Elk.

Albert Bender: Obama must do more for jobs in Indian Country (09/23)
Citing efforts during the Great Depression, Albert Bender calls on President Barack Obama to do more to create jobs in Indian Country.

Rudolph Ryser: Bringing political equality to indigenous nations (09/23)
Rudolph Ryser explores the next steps after the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

Ed Rice: Honoring a true Cleveland Indian -- Louis Sockalexis (09/23)
Ed Rice discusses his talk in honor of Louis Sockalexis, a member of the Penobscot Nation who is considered the first Native American in major league baseball.

Opinion: Racist sports mascots preserve 'imaginary' Indians (09/22)
The editorial page editor for The Washington Post, talks to Kevin Gover, the director of the National Museum of the American Indian, about racist sports mascots.

Ron Allen: Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe keeps workers engaged (09/22)
Ron Allen, the chairman of the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, shares the results of the first survey of tribal employees.

S.E. Ruckman: A remarkable day with arrival of Cobell checks (09/22)
S.E. Ruckman reflects on the arrival of the final checks from the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

Mark Rogers: Leadership in Native America is at a crossroads (09/22)
Mark Rogers calls for a new movement of leadership in Native America.

Peter d'Errico: Video uses humor to battle racist NFL mascot (09/22)
Peter d'Errico praises YouTube video that takes on the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Vena A-dae Romero: Asserting sovereignty through our food (09/22)
Vena A-dae Romero calls for recognition of tribal sovereignty in the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act.

Dave Lundgren: BIA must take a closer look at rights-of-way (09/22)
Attorney calls on the Bureau of Indian Affairs to end 'piggy-backing' by utility companies on Indian Country rights-of-way.

Doug George-Kanentiio: All children are gifts from the Creator (09/22)
Among aboriginal peoples children were raised as "wild Indians" free to roam about almost without restraint.

Dante Desiderio: Working together to address tribal tax issue (09/22)
Dante Desiderio welcomes cooperative work that led to passage of the H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act.

Mark Trahant: Huge crowd turns out for People's Climate March (09/22)
So if people understand the implications of global warming and climate change, do politicians?

Tim Giago: An independent candidate awakens 'Party' zombies (09/22)
When you register as an Independent in South Dakota you are made to feel as if you are from Iowa or Wyoming and you are trying to slip into this state to vote.

Jon Tester: Bill protects Special Diabetes Program for Indians (09/22)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) explains why he introduced S.2830, a bill to provide permanent funding for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians:

Regina Brave: The earth that once was will soon be no more (09/19)
Once upon a time this land was inhabited by the most civilized peoples of the world who lived in harmony with Mother Earth.

Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross: A conversation about suicide (09/19)
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross want Indian Country to talk about suicide.

Norbert Hill: It's past time to drop the Washington NFL mascot (09/18)
Norbert Hill Jr., a member of the Oneida Nation, discusses the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Peter d'Errico: Connecting mascots to racism and termination (09/18)
Peter d'Errico discusses the links between racist mascots and the treatment of Native people.

Opinion: Eliminating NFL team's racist mascot is just the start (09/18)
Writer says the debate over the Washington NFL team's racist mascot should lead to a discussion of other issues facing Indian Country.

Editorial: Pass bill to extend federal recognition to Virginia tribes (09/17)
Newspaper calls on Congress to pass the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act.

Mark Trahant: Is independence in the future for tribal nations? (09/17)
What’s the difference in the self-rule of Scotland to that of Hawaii? Or Alaska? Or Nunavut? Or even Navajo?

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