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April 12, 2010
Opinion: Mankiller's death a huge loss for Indian Country
"I was heartbroken and deeply saddened to learn of the death of former Cherokee Tribal Chief Wilma Mankiller. I want to share my personal experiences because I was blessed with...

Editorial: A lot at stake in Chehalis Tribe taxation dispute
""We won." With those two simple words, Thurston County Assessor Patricia Costello summed up a three-year battle to force Great Wolf Lodge to pay property taxes on its hotel/water park...

Oglala student can't wear traditional dress at graduation
A public school in South Dakota won't let a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe wear traditional clothing during graduation ceremonies. Aloysius Dreaming Bear, 19, wants to wear a...

Editorial: Not another 14 years for Indian trust fund case
"Elouise Cobell, a member of the Blackfoot Tribe in Montana, has been trying for 14 years to get a settlement from the federal government for swindling Indian tribes out of...

'Avatar' director takes up indigenous environmental fight
James Cameron, the award-winning director of the blockbuster Avatar, is taking up indigenous environmental causes. Cameron said he was always interested in environmental issues. But after meeting with tribes...

Opinion: Michigan mining endangers sacred Ojibwe lands
"For far too long, the voices of affected and concerned Ojibwa people have been ignored in the midst of Kennecott's proposed Eagle Mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. I am a...

NPR: Hopi site at risk after Arizona shuts down five parks
"As states across the country scramble to close budget gaps, many are targeting state parks. Arizona is the first to go through with it. In February, the state closed...

Tribal college and Indian arts organization join forces
The Institute for American Indian Arts (IAIA) and the Southwestern Association for American Indian Arts (SWAIA) have announced plans to collaborate on a number of activities to promote Native artists...

Mark Trahant: Health reform debate to continue for years
"Congress passed the health care reform legislation – and President Barack Obama signed the bill into law. The Indian Health Care Improvement Act was included – and now we can...

Opinion: First Nations poverty and lack of property rights
"Several years back, the Canadian Senate provided a useful example on how “elephants in the room” are studiously avoided, including why many First Nations are dirt-poor. Back then, the Standing...

Joplin Globe: Wilma Mankiller was a truly inspiring leader
"The words of Wilma Mankiller would serve us all well in these uncertain times. They certainly provided inspiration for members of the Cherokee Nation. Mankiller died at her home in...

Paul Chaat Smith: Wilma Pearl Mankiller's trail of triumph
"Remembering Wilma Mankiller, who died this week, isn't hard, because first of all, who can forget a name like that? Wilma Pearl Mankiller. What a perfect name. Perfect, that is,...

Arizona Living: Tribes named themselves and each other
"Today's question: How did Indian tribes get their names? Did splinter groups just go off and say, "We are going to be the Hopis" (or Apaches or Sinagua)? That's a...

Ines Hernandez-Avila: Names matter for First Americans
"Naming. It is always about naming, about knowing how to name. I am an indigenous woman of the Americas, daughter of Janice Andrews Hernandez, a Nimipu -- or Nez...

Richard Nephew: Unity key in New York tobacco tax battle
Richard Nephew is the chairman of the Seneca Nation Council, Cattaraugus Territory, New York. I am writing in response to Doug George's piece of April 2 posted on Indianz.com. For...

Tim Giago: Black Hills land claim settlement fund tops $1B
The riches that have fallen upon those Indian nations blessed to be located next to urban centers with huge populations have bypassed the very poor tribes of the Northern Plains....

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