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Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: No longer a Wannabee with Oglala tribal ID (07/21)
For many years I have been strutting around posing as a real Oglala, looking askance and sneering at the masses of less-fortunate tribesmen who are not lucky enough to claim such royal blood.

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: Oglala Sioux Tribe turning into a Heyoka Nation (07/08)
It’s troubling sometimes for an Oglala person living away from the reservation to read about the foibles of the tribal government at Pine Ridge.

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: New economic hope on Pine Ridge Reservation (02/18)
When I read the Lakota Country Times I am heartened by the economic progress that oftentimes is hidden in the more alarming media reports of rampant alcoholism and the resulting horrors that the disease brings to the communities there on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: Promise Zones pose challenge for tribes (01/15)
On Thursday, January 9th, President Obama spoke about how he plans to address challenges such as job creation, housing, law enforcement and education in the poorest communities.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Two boys from boarding school make good (06/03)
It is ironic that two ex-students of the old Holy Rosary Indian Mission boarding school, Tim Giago and Charles Trimble, would both be inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Chuck Trimble to South Dakota Hall of Fame (05/31)
The South Dakota Hall of Fame will induct Charles “Wobbie” Trimble, Oglala Lakota, a graduate of Holy Rosary Mission boarding school in Pine Ridge, where he was born and raised.

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: Saving sacred ground -- Wounded Knee saga (04/29)
As the May 1st deadline approaches for the auctioning of the Wounded Knee land by owner James Czywczynski, I hope any source that may offer to buy the land for...

Filed Under: Opinion
Chuck Trimble: Indian Country becomes united on the Internet (04/15)
IndianCountryTV.com’s news anchor Kimberlie Acosta has a most powerful lead-in slogan to her reports: “One Million Indigenous Facebook Users….RED POWER!” Acosta’s slogan predated the Idle No More (INM) movement by...

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: The wonderful remarkable life of an Oglala centenarian (04/01)
Laura Brewer Several years ago I was visiting with Teri Dameron, federal funding and management consultant here in Omaha. Teri is a member of the Brewer tiyospaye from the...

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Mark Trahant: Indian Country must draw on lessons from past (02/19)
"Later this morning President Barack Obama will make yet another pitch, calling on Congress to stop the sequester with a balanced approach. Of course nothing will happen today. Congress is...

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Charles Trimble: Attempting to profit from hallowed grounds (02/11)
A news story on Indianz.com tells that James A. Czywczynski, owner the lands where the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre took place, is offering to sell that forty-acre sacred site for...

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Charles Trimble: A deadly time for our tribal allies in Canada (12/31)
Several weeks ago I was sent a link to an ominous report from the First Nations Strategic Policy Counsel, dated June-October 2012. It puzzles me that I haven’t read anything...

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: An urban Indian Christmas in the Bay Area (12/24)
There are readers of my columns whom I have never met, but have come to know and enjoy as though I have known them for years. One especially is Rodney...

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Charles Trimble: A shameless promotion for my book 'Iyeska' (11/26)
This column is a shameless promotion to get you to read my Book, “Iyeska” I’ve often been told by different people, “You ought to write a book.” And, indeed, I...

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Charles Trimble: A political kiss of death from Lakota columnist (11/06)
I’ve followed with interest the editorial confrontation between columnist Tim Giago and Lakota educator and scholar Ryan Wilson over whether it was wise or good for Giago to endorse...

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Steven Newcomb: Examining the new state of federal Indian law (07/30)
"In a column published in December 2011, I criticized Charles Trimble and “Sam” Deloria, Jr., for what I considered to be personalized remarks directed at a Mohawk law professor, Carrie...

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Charles Trimble: Tocabe -- A Native culinary treasure in Denver (07/24)
My wife Anne had seen Guy Fieri’s TV program Diners, Drive-ins and Dives in which he featured a segment on a Native American-owned and -operated restaurant in Denver. The place...

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles 'Chuck' Trimble: When Indian press went underground... (06/08)
Frustrated by her inability to effectively fight back when the publisher of the Lakota Times newspaper would attack her in print, Oglala Sioux Tribe councilwoman Shirley Plume decided to start...

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Charles Trimble: Getting older but not necesarily 'golden' (04/13)
My hunka bro Roger Welsch (aka Heyoka ta Pejuta), a well known humorist and writer with forty books in circulation, has a new book out with the title “Golden Years,...

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Charles Trimble: Lessons from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe (04/02)
A March 28th article from the Associated Press told of problems at the Mashantucket Pequot tribe’s Foxwoods Casino complex in Connecticut, the largest casino in the Western Hemisphere. The story,...

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