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Filed Under: Opinion
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.

Filed Under: Opinion
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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

Filed Under: National | Politics
Charles Trimble: Indians shouldn't waste votes on wild-cards (10/08)
Indian Country can have a say in the matter, but only if each and every eligible voter in the reservation and off-reservation communities takes the time to register and vote.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Native Americans follow the spirit of the sacred pipe (10/06)
All we, as Native Americans, can do is vote for the person we truly believe will step up to the plate and convince Congress to do the same for its indigenous people.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: All Indian people ask is for America to honor treaties (09/29)
As I sit writing this column as I have every Sunday for the past 34 years I am terribly frustrated at the total lack of understanding and basic ignorance that still exists about America’s first citizens.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tex Hall ousted in North Dakota tribal primary (09/26)
The incumbent President of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Tribes of North Dakota, Tex Hall, was ousted from office last Tuesday.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: An independent candidate awakens 'Party' zombies (09/22)
When you register as an Independent in South Dakota you are made to feel as if you are from Iowa or Wyoming and you are trying to slip into this state to vote.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: US Senate candidates debate Native issues (09/18)
The only debate held in western South Dakota went off without a hitch with three candidates all vying for a crucial senate seat being left open by the retirement of longtime lawmaker Tim Johnson.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Standing tall for Native American Day in South Dakota (09/15)
An unprecedented event happened in South Dakota 24 years ago, an event that has not been duplicated by any other state.

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