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Gyasi Ross: Struggles are the same for black people and indigenous people (January 12, 2018)

The first step to getting to a lasting peace is by bringing the focus back to the check.

Mark Trahant: Let's make 2018 the year we focus on policy instead of tweets (January 12, 2018)

Elections in America are usually fought over nonsense. Trivial topics. Stuff that grabs headlines

James Giago Davies: Imagine what a genius could do for our reservations (January 11, 2018)

Why don’t smart people run Washington, Pierre, the reservation? Why don’t they apply all that genius into acquiring power and prestige?

Ivan Star Comes Out: We are still here with our language and culture intact (January 10, 2018)

From my perspective modern American society knows little to nothing of the indigenous world.

Mark Trahant: Trump loyalist and Choctaw citizen joins race for Congress (January 10, 2018)

Gavin Clarkson is clear: He supports President Donald J. Trump.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation honors legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. (January 9, 2018)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a remarkable advocate for equality for all people of color in America, including Indian Country.

Arne Vainio: The fisherman in Washington who still believes in his dreams (January 9, 2018)

It was early in my residency in Seattle and Victor had lived as a fisherman all his life.

Mark Charles: United States continues to honor war crimes at Wounded Knee (January 8, 2018)

December 29th was the 127th anniversary of the day that approximately 300 Sioux men, women and children were slaughtered by the U.S. Army in 1890.

Tim Giago: Stories about the 'black medicine' that makes our world go round (January 8, 2018)

As I sat sipping on my freshly brewed coffee beans my mind drifted back to my personal history with coffee.

Mark Trahant: What does it take to manage the Indian health care system? (January 8, 2018)

What qualifications are needed to manage (and possibly reform?) the Indian health system?

Mark Charles: An annual reminder of the 'official' apology to Native peoples (December 22, 2017)

This past Tuesday I tried to have a normal day. I knew it was December 19.

Arne Vainio: Don't miss your opportunity to make life better for someone else (December 22, 2017)

I wanted a do-over. I wanted a Christmas miracle and it didn’t happen.

Mark Rahner: The really scary thing about the CDC's seven 'banned' words (December 19, 2017)

This is how it happens: one day, you read that your government has begun censoring language.

The Conversation: Threats to Bears Ears and sacred places violate human rights (December 18, 2017)

Legal and policy frameworks in both the U.S. and Canada fail to reflect emerging norms related to Indigenous legal and cultural traditions and human rights.

Gyasi Ross: What the demise of net neutrality means for our Native communities (December 18, 2017)

The digital divide, already wide in Indian Country, just got a LOT bigger, Gyasi Ross writes on The Huffington Post.

Tim Giago: Indian people have always been America's experimental guinea pigs (December 18, 2017)

In the early 1950s the federal government, through its agency the Bureau of Indian Affairs, decided, in its infinite wisdom, to evacuate the Indian reservations.

Suzan Shown Harjo: Offensive mascots belong in museums and history books (December 15, 2017)

As long as we can be treated badly in this very public way, Native Peoples will continue to be persistently mistreated and both our collective and individual rights will be at risk.

Robert Hill: President Trump has been insulting indigenous peoples for decades (December 14, 2017)

It’s no surprise that the president would insult Native Americans at a ceremony to honor them, Robert Hill writes.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Why won't Donald Trump release his tax returns? (December 14, 2017)

Native Americans and other minority races will rise up in great numbers in 2018 if they want to stop this madness that has taken over this country.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Onondaga Chief Chief Irv Powless was a legend and a friend (December 13, 2017)

When I think of what it requires to be a rotiane in the best sense, Chief Irv Powless exemplified this in every instance of his 88 years and for that I am grateful

Albert Bender: Wisconsin police kill 14-year-old indigenous boy on his own homeland (December 12, 2017)

Jason Pero was a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and was killed on his own reservation by a non-Indian police officer.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation takes the lead in embracing green energy solutions (December 12, 2017)

We have embraced ideas that look to the future and how we can be better stewards for our children and for the earth.

David Ganje: South Dakota must do more to protect ground water and surface water (December 12, 2017)

Both groundwater and surface waters of South Dakota are held in trust by the government for the benefit of the citizens of the state.

Dean Parisian: The answers to problems at Pine Ridge must come from Pine Ridge (December 11, 2017)

We all face great challenges in life. All of us.

Native Sun News Today Review: Book looks into heritage of activist Russell Means (December 11, 2017)

Russell Means was mostly Wasicu, and he has not one drop of Oglala blood, a new book asserts.

Mark Trahant: Minnesota could make history with first Native woman in Congress (December 11, 2017)

Since 1789 there have been 12,244 people serving in Congress. Never has there been a Native woman.

James Giago Davies: You can't break from the past until you admit you're stuck (December 8, 2017)

People can get trapped in the past, shackled there by events too harrowing to let go.

Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan launches historic campaign for governor of Idaho (December 8, 2017)

Paulette Jordan is running for governor of Idaho. This is a big deal in so many ways.

Sierra Teller Ornelas: Donald Trump doesn't have what it takes to be a true Navajo (December 5, 2017)

Like many in Indian Country, Sierra Teller Ornelas, a writer and citizen of the Navajo Nation, was bothered by Donald Trump's 'Pocahontas' jab but something else is also under her skin.

James Giago Davies: We must rebuild our strength by returning power to women (December 4, 2017)

If the matriarchy was still in place, women would run everything local—the city council, county commission, school board, hospital board, even the local court system.

Jacqueline Keeler: Pocahontas is a reminder of our missing and murdered sisters (December 4, 2017)

Pocahontas is a reminder of the indigenous women who are missing and murdered every year.

Mark Trahant: Republican tax reform bill does little to help out tribal citizens (December 4, 2017)

So many of our tribal citizens are the low end when it comes to earning. This bill does nothing to lighten that tax load.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Oglala Sioux Tribe remains divided on future of our nation (December 1, 2017)

We have been divided for nearly a hundred years all in the federal government’s favor.

David Ganje: Army Corps can't be trusted to manage water in the Missouri River (November 30, 2017)

Tribes and several states are opposing plans by the Army Corps to deal with 'surplus water' in the Missouri River.

Victor Swallow: Remembering the 1949 blizzard on the Pine Ridge Reservation (November 30, 2017)

The holiday season makes me think of old times when food wasn’t always plentiful, like during the 1949 blizzard on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.