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André Cramblit: Treasure your aunties and uncles for their historiesAndré Cramblit: Treasure your aunties and uncles for their histories (05/22)
Seek out your aunties and uncles or those who can weave the blanket of your family stories together.
Tiffany Midge: A response to winning the cultural appropriation prizeTiffany Midge: A response to winning the cultural appropriation prize (05/22)
Hal Niedzviecki is the winner of the Flaming Bag of Poo Prize for Best D-Bag Move by an Editor Propagating Appropriation and Racism
Gyasi Ross: Fired FBI director made sure Leonard Peltier stayed in prisonGyasi Ross: Fired FBI director made sure Leonard Peltier stayed in prison (05/22)
Thing About Skins: There is nothing heroic about James Comey.
Steven Newcomb: The racist and toxic roots of federal Indian policySteven Newcomb: The racist and toxic roots of federal Indian policy (05/19)
We ought to ask ourselves how well we as Native nations and peoples are making the effort to identify and name the domination and dehumanization imposed on our ancestors.
Arne Vainio: Expressing gratitude for the people we have around usArne Vainio: Expressing gratitude for the people we have around us (05/19)
We get one go-around and one shot at making this life worthwhile.
Steve Russell: There's a downside to impeaching Donald TrumpSteve Russell: There's a downside to impeaching Donald Trump (05/18)
Is America, let alone Indian country, comfortable with the line of succession after President Trump?
Albert Bender: Police slaughter of Red and Black people rages unabatedAlbert Bender: Police slaughter of Red and Black people rages unabated (05/18)
We don’t know who will be the next victim, but what we do know is that there will be more victims.
Alex Jacobs: Donald Trump is starting to act like he's guilty of somethingAlex Jacobs: Donald Trump is starting to act like he's guilty of something (05/17)
Has President Trump stepped in it yet, and if not, what happens next?
Ruth Hopkins: Americans left with $15M bill for Dakota Access Pipeline's 'private army'Ruth Hopkins: Americans left with $15M bill for Dakota Access Pipeline's 'private army' (05/17)
Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) added monies to the Department of Justice’s budget for FY 2017 to reimburse North Dakota for incurred costs.
Editorial: Oil money brings better life to the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara NationEditorial: Oil money brings better life to the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation (05/15)
If they accomplish all the plans the reservation will be a better place and other areas of the state will get a boost.
Sarah Sunshine Manning: Loving all of our mothers unconditionallySarah Sunshine Manning: Loving all of our mothers unconditionally (05/15)
Loving our mother’s unconditionally validates their sacrifices this Mother’s Day
Tiffany Midge: Some hilarious conversations with my Lakota momTiffany Midge: Some hilarious conversations with my Lakota mom (05/15)
Sharing humorous talks with mom on Mother’s Day
Liz Perez Halperin: Environment will define the Donald Trump eraLiz Perez Halperin: Environment will define the Donald Trump era (05/12)
The Trump era will, one day, be used as a case study for how it catapulted the environmental industry forward and brought greater attention to climate change.
Harold Frazier: The Dakota Access Pipeline isn't supposed to leakHarold Frazier: The Dakota Access Pipeline isn't supposed to leak (05/12)
This pipeline was promised to be so safe that the possibility of an oil leak was astronomical.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Donald Trump's racial slur draws laughter from far rightNative Sun News Today Editorial: Donald Trump's racial slur draws laughter from far right (05/12)
This is probably the first time in the history of the American presidency that lies become meaningless.
André Cramblit: Celebrating the music that shapes our Native livesAndré Cramblit: Celebrating the music that shapes our Native lives (05/11)
An appreciation of music, from the heartbeat in the womb to the guitars of Zappa.
Mitch Landrieu: Growing beyond our racist history in New OrleansMitch Landrieu: Growing beyond our racist history in New Orleans (05/11)
If we don’t want to be forever held back by our crushing history of institutional racism, it’s time to relegate these monuments to their proper place.
James Giago Davies: Stumbling on perfection in an imperfect worldJames Giago Davies: Stumbling on perfection in an imperfect world (05/11)
Every once in a great while, you will come across something that is totally perfect.
Peter d'Errico: When to collaborate and when to resist colonialismPeter d'Errico: When to collaborate and when to resist colonialism (05/10)
Native people's relations with colonialism requires as much clear analysis as possible—to gauge when and where to collaborate, when and where to resist.
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court justice became known for 'scalping' IndiansSteven Newcomb: Supreme Court justice became known for 'scalping' Indians (05/09)
A closer look at Stanley F. Reed’s tongue in cheek phrase ‘generally scalping the Indians’ and the Tee-Hit-Ton decision.
Mark Trahant: Guess which other president liked signing statements?Mark Trahant: Guess which other president liked signing statements? (05/09)
The Trump White House is eager to destroy the federal government as it exists now.
Bryan Newland: Trump team quickly brings back fears of terminationBryan Newland: Trump team quickly brings back fears of termination (05/09)
The Trump Administration could earn a lot of trust by issuing a clear, unequivocal, and unqualified statement that it will oppose any legislation or lawsuit that would diminish the legal status of Indian tribes or remove legal protections for existing Indian lands.
Donna Loring: Donald Trump's hero was the father of Native American genocideDonna Loring: Donald Trump's hero was the father of Native American genocide (05/09)
Andrew Jackson was the architect of a Native America genocide.
Terry Tempest Williams: Will Bears Ears be the next Standing Rock?Terry Tempest Williams: Will Bears Ears be the next Standing Rock? (05/08)
If President Trump is successful in rescinding Bears Ears National Monument, it will be a breach of faith with our future and our past.
Mark Trahant: Republican Party owns 'mean-spirited' health care billMark Trahant: Republican Party owns 'mean-spirited' health care bill (05/08)
Every Republican who voted for this mean-spirited bill must now defend against every American who has any problem with insurance or health care.
James Giago Davies: Uncle Sam just baked everyone some cupcakesJames Giago Davies: Uncle Sam just baked everyone some cupcakes (05/08)
Most enlightened people in Western democracies think propaganda is something that dupes the people of inferior countries, but that they understand how society works.
Tim Giago: Charlene Teters stood her ground against racist mascotTim Giago: Charlene Teters stood her ground against racist mascot (05/08)
Imagine if you will a scene that took place more than 30 years ago on the campus of the University of Illinois.
Marcus Miller: Indigenous peoples aren't the same as PalestiniansMarcus Miller: Indigenous peoples aren't the same as Palestinians (05/08)
Mr. Estes’ argument represents the dominant views of most progressive, left-leaning social activists.
Steve Russell: Talk to a Cherokee citizen about Andrew Jackson's 'big heart'Steve Russell: Talk to a Cherokee citizen about Andrew Jackson's 'big heart' (05/08)
Trump’s odds of resolving the Middle East conflict are about as good as Andrew Jackson’s were in preventing the Civil War.
Tiffany Midge: A confession about my dealings with white privilegeTiffany Midge: A confession about my dealings with white privilege (05/05)
As a Native, I’ve tried darker breads but I still stand by my white bread privilege.
Victor Swallow: The days when the BIA ran everything at Pine RidgeVictor Swallow: The days when the BIA ran everything at Pine Ridge (05/05)
Here is a story that shows a little about the effect of what the government did to us Lakota.
Gyasi Ross: Congratulations to Native high school and college graduatesGyasi Ross: Congratulations to Native high school and college graduates (05/05)
Take the time to consciously protect who you have always been.
Diana Lee King: Education system keeps Indian history under wrapsDiana Lee King: Education system keeps Indian history under wraps (05/04)
‘90 percent of what 90 percent of the people know about Indians they learned from the movies’ (including Indians)
Mark Trahant: Republican bill takes billions from Indian health careMark Trahant: Republican bill takes billions from Indian health care (05/04)
How much does it cost to buy the vote of a ‘moderate’ Republican? Today the going rate is $8 billion.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Let's scrutinize the Indian Reorganization ActIvan Star Comes Out: Let's scrutinize the Indian Reorganization Act (05/04)
Mark Twain, the humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer, once wrote: 'Politicians and diapers must be changed often – and for the same reason.'

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