America has plenty of money for corporate welfare and defense contractors. Why so little for tribal citizens?
The late John Dingell, former Democratic Congressman from Michigan, was a supporter of tribal treaty rights and Indian health care.
Mike Her Many Horses, a leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, has gone on to the 'Last Camp' as the Cheyenne would say.
Telling the Cherokee story – our history, our heritage – is a skill that our people have passed down from one generation to the next.
Native nations need a path to liberate themselves from the U.S.’s claim of a right of oppression over them.
Members of the 7th Cavalry Regiment committed an atrocity against my ancestors, murdering hundreds of defenseless Lakota men, women, and children at Wounded Knee.


A record number of Native Americans, including Native women, are seeking seats in the U.S. Congress. Here are the active candidates.

There are thousands of examples of white men and women unknowingly literally wearing 'redface' without a whisper of an outcry.

South Dakota has to be the kindest, most thoughtful state when it comes to the treatment of its American Indian prison population.

There is wide recognition that this country is in bad shape in terms of political, intellectual and social leadership, and we know that a diverse public voice is crucial to the health of any democracy.

Why do we, as members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, continue to endure needless suffering on and around the Pine Ridge Reservation?

A clear alternative to the prevailing nihilism followed the president’s State of the Union address.

As I sit here typing each letter one by one, I can feel the pain my people are going through at this exact moment and it hurts.

President Trump deserves the opportunity to address the American people on the pressing issues facing our country in a setting that is both visually magnificent and historically significant.

Americans deserve better than to foot the bill for the Green New Deal’s reckless, expensive, and unattainable goals.

The 7th Cavalry, which was obligated by treaty to protect my ancestors, instead hunted my ancestors, surrounded them and gunned hundreds of them down.

Part of my sworn oath as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation is to preserve, promote and advance the language and culture of the Cherokee Nation.

Ralph Northam wasn’t calling for genocide against anyone, but he was being stupid.

The state of Washington has a duty to protect habitat so that salmon are available for tribes to exercise our treaty rights.

One of the more admirable traits of the Mohawk people is the ability to shake things up, to disturb the complacent, to agitate, confront and demand.

Nothing separates humans from the world of animals more than their ability to cooperate flexibly in large numbers.

An editorial cartoonist is taking aim at a new target of the right, along with a more familiar one.

Republicans seem to be standing at the ready to 'normalize' the outrageous oppression of the rights by the Trump administration.

Advocates are hosting meetings as part of an effort to 'de-colonize' Rapid City in South Dakota.

The mocking harassment of a Native elder by Catholic high school students has sparked national and international outrage.

In the Cherokee Nation, education is the foundation of our success. That has been true for generations.

Our White youth should expect us to demand better behavior from them.

Dismissing sacred and traditional songs of tribal nations as simple 'chants' takes away from the value of those words and the meaning behind the drum.

Bills will recognize indigenous people, both living and lost, are being heard at the Montana Legislature.

Have any of us ever seen such a debacle in the White House? Not in my lifetime.

The federal government's purpose is to subjugate and control us Natives on our own treaty lands.

As promised, I am going to start writing more positive stories about the Northern Cheyenne.

It seems that American Indians have gone through an evolution of name changes.

So who is to blame for the clash of cultures on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial?

Dr. Martin Luther King was widely disliked for his message of liberation for oppressed people in this country—Black people, Brown people, Native people, all poor people.

America, it is time to live by the principles, morals, and values you profess to embrace and exemplify.

It’s been a long time since I went fishing out in Rapid Valley and even longer since I stole a watermelon.