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Steven Newcomb: It's been 130 years of taking indigenous lands Steven Newcomb: It's been 130 years of taking indigenous lands (01/13)
'Time will tell how the Trump administration decides to deal with U.S.-Indian affairs and Native nations.'
Terese Mailhot: Paying tribute to my brother and my protector Guy Terese Mailhot: Paying tribute to my brother and my protector Guy (01/13)
'When Guy ran away my Dad had already left, and so did all the dads.'
Clara Caufield: Commemorating the Northern Cheyenne outbreak from Fort Robinson Clara Caufield: Commemorating the Northern Cheyenne outbreak from Fort Robinson (01/13)
Although we observe the major American holidays, Native Americans, including the Northern Cheyenne also mark many other significant days of commemoration throughout the year.
Ivan Star Comes Out: We must speak Lakota to keep it from dying Ivan Star Comes Out: We must speak Lakota to keep it from dying (01/12)
As Lakota educators, we must realize that despite the great promise shown by dictionaries and other works, our language is still dying.
Peter d'Errico: United States refuses to acknowledge its genocide Peter d'Errico: United States refuses to acknowledge its genocide (01/11)
'The U.S. government has done more to acknowledge its role in other countries’ genocides than to acknowledge Native American genocide.'
Steven Newcomb: Our indigenous nations were never conquered Steven Newcomb: Our indigenous nations were never conquered (01/11)
'The federal Indian domination system is premised on the invaders’ claim to have a right to oppress our rightfully free and independent nations.'
Lee Hester: Threat of nuclear war resurfaces under Donald Trump Lee Hester: Threat of nuclear war resurfaces under Donald Trump (01/10)
'I’ve finally realized that the President-Elect’s supporters have a secret decoder ring.'
Terese Mailhot: Author Joseph Boyden seeks pity after Indian identity questions Terese Mailhot: Author Joseph Boyden seeks pity after Indian identity questions (01/10)
'When Indians mess up bad in the white world, our awards are taken away, and we’re not given a platform to apologize or elicit pity.'
Mike Myers: Indigenous people see through Canada's 150 sham Mike Myers: Indigenous people see through Canada's 150 sham (01/10)
'As Canada’s 150th anniversary nears it’s disturbing how some indigenous can celebrate it.'
Tiffany Midge: A new round in America's racist tirade competition Tiffany Midge: A new round in America's racist tirade competition (01/10)
Scoring the recent outburst at a Louisville JCPenney.
Alex Jacobs: Indian Country saw plenty of positive wins in 2016 Alex Jacobs: Indian Country saw plenty of positive wins in 2016 (01/10)
'One year ago, who would’ve believed any of this?'
David Ganje: South Dakota needs to reform eminent domain law David Ganje: South Dakota needs to reform eminent domain law (01/10)
The use of eminent domain (condemnation) is a modern legal problem.
Mark Trahant: Native lawmakers make history with leadership roles Mark Trahant: Native lawmakers make history with leadership roles (01/09)
Native Americans are in key leadership positions in at least seven states.
James Giago Davies: People don't really want to see the grim truth James Giago Davies: People don't really want to see the grim truth (01/09)
There is a face people present to the public, and we all present that public face whether we are a public figure or a contrary recluse.
Kyle Powys Whyte: Why the Dakota Access Pipeline fight continues Kyle Powys Whyte: Why the Dakota Access Pipeline fight continues (01/06)
In December, protesters in Standing Rock, North Dakota scored a big victory against a pipeline builder, yet the underlying problems have not been addressed.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Author Joseph Boyden exploits mythical Native identity Doug George-Kanentiio: Author Joseph Boyden exploits mythical Native identity (01/06)
Canadian author Joseph Boyden is a fraud, an imposter, an imposition and an impediment, one who has exploited a mythical indigenous identity for material gain.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Oceti Sakowin suffer at Indian Health Service Ivan Star Comes Out: Oceti Sakowin suffer at Indian Health Service (01/06)
We will continue to endure government abuse, racial intolerance, injustice, and poor health.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Putting the 'fake news' on notice Native Sun News Today Editorial: Putting the 'fake news' on notice (01/05)
2016 was a year when an ugly phenomenon climbed out of the cellar.
Clara Caufield: Ryan Zinke brings tribal record to the table at Interior Clara Caufield: Ryan Zinke brings tribal record to the table at Interior (01/04)
Though many in Indian Country wish it were otherwise, the fact is now that the Federal government will be dominated by Republicans.
Tommy Devers: Confronting localism and racism on my homelands Tommy Devers: Confronting localism and racism on my homelands (01/04)
'The urge to tell my story lingers on my lips, waiting for its departure to their salt-crusted ears.'
Steve Russell: Sovereignty faces serious threat under Donald Trump Steve Russell: Sovereignty faces serious threat under Donald Trump (01/04)
'President Trump had the blueprint down for ending tribal sovereignty long before he went into politics.'
Mark Trahant: Challenges and promises for tribes in the Donald Trump era Mark Trahant: Challenges and promises for tribes in the Donald Trump era (01/03)
One way a Trump administration could really help Indian Country is infrastructure.
Karen Diver: President Obama ushers in a new era in federal-tribal relations Karen Diver: President Obama ushers in a new era in federal-tribal relations (01/03)
The Special Assistant to President Barack Obama for Native American Affairs, announces the release of a report that details some of the policy advances of the last eight years.
Mark Trahant: Standing Rock prepared us for the Donald Trump era Mark Trahant: Standing Rock prepared us for the Donald Trump era (01/02)
Continuing to shrink our oil consumption is one way to challenge the oil uber alles mentality of the Trump administration.
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe honors elderly members Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe honors elderly members (01/02)
When our Northern Cheyenne elders were young, they still largely got around on horses, team and wagons or on foot.
Steven Newcomb: Oceti Sakowin never surrendered lands to United States Steven Newcomb: Oceti Sakowin never surrendered lands to United States (01/02)
'It is outrageous to see the photos of people injured by North Dakota’s brutal police actions at Standing Rock.'
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in Ecuador Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in Ecuador (01/02)
'The Shuar are protesting an invasion of their homelands by a Chinese mining company that would create the world’s second largest open pit copper mine.'
Tim Giago: Starting off another new year with some favorite songs Tim Giago: Starting off another new year with some favorite songs (01/02)
As the headline reads I pondered about how to start off the New Year with my first column of 2017.
John Barrasso: Working together for better lives in Indian Country John Barrasso: Working together for better lives in Indian Country (12/29)
As a Republican, I truly believe that tribes and their members are better off when Washington stays out of the way.
James Giago Davies: Prayer alone didn't stop the Dakota Access Pipeline James Giago Davies: Prayer alone didn't stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (12/29)
Nothing is more un-Lakota then demanding people toe a sacred line.
André Cramblit: Water is life for salmon and tribes in California too André Cramblit: Water is life for salmon and tribes in California too (12/29)
'We need to remain diligent and continue to fight for environmental justice.'
Gabe Galanda and Little Fawn Boland: Seize new tax opportunity with Donald Trump Gabe Galanda and Little Fawn Boland: Seize new tax opportunity with Donald Trump (12/29)
'Our continued advocacy is important, especially as the Trump Administration and Congress pledge to re-write the U.S. tax code.'
Steven Newcomb: Trump's bad plan to 'privatize' indigenous lands Steven Newcomb: Trump's bad plan to 'privatize' indigenous lands (12/29)
Steven Newcomb of the Indigenous Law Institute explains why 'privatization' of indigenous lands is such a dangerous idea.
Gyasi Ross and Matt Remle: Divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline Gyasi Ross and Matt Remle: Divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline (12/26)
Matt Remle of Last Real Indians and Gyasi Ross of Indian Country Today offer a guide to divesting from the financial institutions that made the Dakota Access Pipeline a reality.
Tiffany Midge: Indian Country needs its own holiday classic films Tiffany Midge: Indian Country needs its own holiday classic films (12/26)
'Who wouldn't want to see Gary Farmer as Bob Cratchit?'

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