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Levi Rickert: In their own words -- Presidents on Indian people
Levi Rickert: In their own words -- Presidents on Indian people (February 18, 2014)

Levi Rickert shares some illuminating quotes from U.S. Presidents about Indian people and Indian affairs.


Levi Rickert: City wastes tax dollars  on Clyde Bellecourt trial
Levi Rickert: City wastes tax dollars on Clyde Bellecourt trial (September 23, 2013)

Levi Rickert, editor of Native News Network, discusses the re-trial of Clyde Bellecourt, a co-founder of the American Indian Movement, in connection with an arrest at an Idle No More event.


Book Review: 'Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians'
Book Review: 'Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians' (April 24, 2013)

Levi Rickert reviews Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask by Ojibwe author Anton Treuer: I once was asked by a high school English teacher...


Levi Rickert: Calling out 3 Republicans for voting against VAWA
Levi Rickert: Calling out 3 Republicans for voting against VAWA (March 4, 2013)

Levi Rickert, the editor-in-chief of the Native News Network, calls out three Republicans who voted against S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act -- Rep. Markwayne Mullin...


Levi Rickert: Series shows good, bad and ugly in 'Life on the Rez'
Levi Rickert: Series shows good, bad and ugly in 'Life on the Rez' (July 12, 2012)

"Last night's "Life on the Rez" segment on "Our America with Lisa Ling" on the OWN channel provided a glimpse of the good, bad and ugly on two American Indian...


Levi Rickert: Victory for Native women in VAWA Senate vote
Levi Rickert: Victory for Native women in VAWA Senate vote (April 30, 2012)

"After a long struggle to include a provision into legislation that will serve to better protect Native women against violence, the United States Senate late Thursday afternoon passed the Reauthorization...


Levi Rickert: NMAI's 'Horse Nation' exhibit a must see  in DC
Levi Rickert: NMAI's 'Horse Nation' exhibit a must see in DC (January 31, 2012)

"Upon the opening of the "A Song for the Horse Nation" exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington last October 29, I did a book...


Levi Rickert: 'Jarring' report on    Indian women trafficking
Levi Rickert: 'Jarring' report on Indian women trafficking (October 31, 2011)

"The "Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota" report released this afternoon is the excellent research work of the Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition...


Potawatomi  man gets Native News Network off the ground
Potawatomi man gets Native News Network off the ground (October 20, 2011)

Levi Rickert, a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, keeps busy as the editor-in-chief of Native News Network. Rickert, who lives in Michigan, produces most of the content for...


Levi Rickert: Shame on America for condition  on reservation
Levi Rickert: Shame on America for condition on reservation (October 17, 2011)

"Since ABC's "20/20" last night aired the stark and shocking third-world living conditions afforded to the Lakota living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, they are no longer hidden to...


Levi Rickert: More American Indians need to be on the ballots
Levi Rickert: More American Indians need to be on the ballots (October 10, 2011)

"With the brilliant colors of yellow, orange and red leaves on thousands of trees, autumn is a beautiful time of the year in Upper Michigan. Coupled with the shoreline of...


Levi Rickert: Sen. Coburn playing politics with Indian judge pick
Levi Rickert: Sen. Coburn playing politics with Indian judge pick (September 14, 2011)

"Assistant US Attorney Arvo Mikkanen, an enrolled tribal member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, was nominated by President Obama in February to be US District Judge for the Northern...