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Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Reaching another milestone after 37 years of writing (02/23)
I have been writing a weekly column, or 'blog' as it is now called, since 1978 or 37 years. And aside from that I have been publishing a weekly newspaper since 1981, 34 years.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Racism continues to be tolerated in South Dakota (02/16)
South Dakota in general and Rapid City in particular, appear to have cornered the 2015 market on racism, inequality and lack of justice.

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Tim Giago: Incident shows racism is alive and well in Rapid City (02/02)
The ironies of the racial incident at the Rush hockey game at the Rapid City Civic Center are numerous.

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Tim Giago: Racism is racism no matter how you chant it or chop it (01/06)
The Seminole Indians of Florida have allowed the white football fans of the FSU Seminoles to take their time-honored name and cut it in half so it comes out as NOLES.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Remember the victims of massacre at Wounded Knee (12/22)
On December 29, 1890, the troops of the U.S. Seventh Cavalry slaughtered nearly 300 men, women and children at the Pine Ridge Reservation community of Wounded Knee.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Tim Giago: Think unity and fun at Olympics of Indian basketball (12/16)
When the Lakota people hear the acronym 'LNI' they know exactly what it means.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Tim Giago: We call ourselves survivors of the boarding schools (12/01)
The system of education wrought upon the indigenous people of America is largely unknown to the general American public.

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Tim Giago: Cornflakes every Sunday at Indian boarding school (11/24)
After church Monday through Saturday we reported to the school dining hall where we were almost always served yellow cornmeal mush.

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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.

Filed Under: Opinion
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.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Walking in the footsteps of the late Ben Bradlee (11/10)
There are faculty luncheons and dinners at Harvard throughout the year. It was at one of these functions in 1990 that I first met Ben Bradlee, the esteemed editor of the Washington Post.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native vote fails to make a dent in Senate race in South Dakota (11/05)
Democrat Rick Weiland got the most votes on five reservations but Republican Mike Rounds made a strong showing everywhere else in the state.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: SuAnne Big Crow passed but her dream still lives on (11/03)
SuAnne Big Crow was furious after she watched an NBC broadcast about the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1981.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Senate candidates battle for Indian vote in South Dakota race (10/28)
Democrat Rick Weiland and independent Larry Pressler are campaigning heavily in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Where the paths of the Jews and the Navajo crossed (10/27)
Several months ago I wrote about building a Native American Holocaust Museum at Wounded Knee, the site of the last massacre of American Indians in America.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Deaths of Native men in Rapid City remain unsolved (10/20)
It started in May of 1998. Bodies began to show up in or near Rapid City Creek.

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles 'Chuck' Trimble: Let Crazy Horse's spirit rest in peace (10/20)
Over the past year I have been deeply immersed in Crazy Horse, assisting a good friend who is considering producing a dramatic work on the final months of the Chief’s life.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Listen to Native Americans who oppose racist mascots (10/17)
Writer wonders why local high school hasn't gotten rid of its racist mascot.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Boyhood friend knew where Crazy Horse was buried (10/13)
Where is the burial place of the great Lakota warrior Tasunka Witko; Crazy Horse?

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Early voting begins on reservations in Montana (10/10)
How interested are you in this election?

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