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Opinion: Keep the politicians out of immigration reform debate (11/18)
Calling for a new approach to immigration reform.

Joanne Shenandoah: Protect our Native children from violence (11/18)
The co-chairs of the Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence discuss how to protect Native children.

Jeffrey Whalen: Crime and corruption within Oglala Sioux Tribe (11/18)
I decided to temporarily quit writing about the corruption going on within the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Janine Pease: Keeping students safe from bullying at school (11/17)
The founding president at Little Bighorn College in Montana discussing bullying in schools.

Jessy Hegland: Honoring my roots as an adopted Indian child (11/17)
Writer was adopted out of the Spirit Lake Nation.

Column: 1864 incident in Nebraska started the Great Sioux War (11/17)
Historian discusses an August 1864 attack that marked the start of a prolonged war between Sioux Nations and the United States.

Ivar Star Comes Out: Empower our youth to forge better lives (11/17)
Our educational curriculum is embarrassingly inefficient as the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 and all its particulars have been omitted.

Tim Giago: The final Indian war in America is about to begin (11/17)
Violating the human and religious rights of a people in order to create jobs and low cost fuel is the worst form of capitalism.

John Christian Hopkins: Rulings from the nation's racism czar (11/17)
I am urging President Obama to appoint me the nation’s first Racism Czar.

Julianne Jennings: Site promotes Indian and African alliances (11/17)
I Love Ancestry promotes alliances between Native Americans and African Americans.

Mike Taylor: The reality of being homeless in Indian Country (11/17)
A day in the life of a homeless Indian.

Garfield Steele: Oglala Sioux Tribe must protect our children (11/17)
Council member for the Oglala Sioux Tribe says sexual predators who live on the reservation should be revealed.

Sen. John Thune: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month (11/14)
The rich traditions of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota are woven into the fabric of South Dakota’s history.

Chelsey Luger: Native women are putting their voices out there (11/14)
Member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians explains why she began publishing her writing.

S.E. Ruckman: How we celebrate Thanksgiving in Indian Country (11/14)
Reflecting on Native American Heritage Month, Thanksgiving, the holiday season and Cobell checks.

James Giago Davies: Newspaper proves dreams can come true (11/14)
News reports from Indian Country have evolved over the years. It most often consisted of petty gossip, ego-driven squabbles or blatant nepotism.

Peter d'Errico: Thanksgiving vs. the National Day of Mourning (11/13)
Nipmuc author Larry Spotted Crow Mann explores the National Day of Mourning in a new book.

Delphine Red Shirt: Lessons from our history as Lakota people (11/13)
It is interesting how, after the Civil War, policy-makers faced two racial problems concerning African-Americans and American Indians.

Editorial: Lumbee Tribe's road to recognition gets steeper (11/12)
Newspaper doesn't think the tribe will have much of a shot at federal recognition with Republicans in power.

Mark Trahant: Prepare for more budget cuts with Republicans (11/12)
The amount of money spent on the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service and other programs, amounts to a tiny slice of federal spending.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Deskaheh was hero to the Iroquois (11/12)
Traditional Iroquois place a high value on community service, humility and generosity.

Andre Cramblit: Give thanks to ancestors for their courage (11/12)
Sharing more about the culture of tribes in northern California.

Gord Peters: Honor sacrifices of Native veterans in Canada (11/11)
The grand chief of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians reflects on the contributions of Native veterans.

Opinion: Tulalip Tribes confront racism after school shooting (11/11)
A fatal school shooting in Washington brought out racist stereotypes of Native people.

Anthony Cooley: Apache family continues military tradition (11/11)
Richard Cooley, a member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe who fought in World War II.

Column: Cherokee people forged their own trail to the West (11/11)
History author discusses the less well-known but significant Cherokee Trail through Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and Wyoming.

Jessica Carro: The forgotten Native people of the Americas (11/11)
Writer discusses the lack of information about Native people in South America.

Rudolph Ryser: Tribes take small step for indigenous rights (11/11)
The chairman of the Center for World Indigenous Studies praises tribal governments that participated in the recent World Conference on Indigenous.

Ivan Star Comes Out: No 'Welcome Home' for Vietnam vets (11/11)
As a Vietnam veteran, having to sneak back into the country we defended remained a raw memory for decades

Danielle Masten: Water settlement threatens tribal rights (11/10)
The chairwoman of the Hoopa Valley Tribe explains opposition to the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement.

Tim Ballew: Lummi Nation protects our land for the future (11/10)
The chairman of the Lummi Nation shares word of the award-winning Wetland and Habitat Mitigation Bank.

Editorial: Chemehuevi Tribe educates people about history (11/10)
Arizona newspaper praises the Chemehuevi Tribe for sharing more about its history.

Albert Bender: Indian fighter stole Cherokee Nation's land (11/10)
A fraudulent treaty resulted in the theft of land from the Cherokee Nation in present-day Tennessee.

Column: Victor Rocha still bringing the news after 15 years (11/10)
The founder of Pechanga.net is always up early and always up late.

Mark Tilsen: Teaching about Wounded Knee 1890 and 1973 (11/10)
The president and co-founder of Native American Natural Foods wonders why tribal history is mostly ignored in U.S. schools.

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