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May 31, 2010
Wells Mahkee: Don't let our warriors go without recognition
"Since time immemorial, Native Americans have honored their fallen warriors in much the same way. Numerous tales of memorable battles, shared victories, and in some cases, disappointing defeats were told...

Female students launch first sorority at Haskell University
Five students have created the first sorority chapter at Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas. Corey LeRoy, Ariane Franklin, Taryn Anquoe, Krystal Jumping Elk and Lara O’Toole joined Alpha Pi...

Chippewa Cree man makes bid for county commission seat
Bert Corcoran, a member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, is running for office in Hill County, Montana. Corcoran, a Democrat, is the first tribal member to run for county commission,...

Opinion: Seneca Nation spells death to 'American' business
"Albany created a monster known as "Niagara Falls, Seneca," a 50-acre "country," with a tax-free hotel, tax-free souvenir, gift and clothing stores, tax-free restaurants and taverns, a conference center, and...

Counties head towards appeal of Cayuga tobacco tax case
Officials in Cayuga County and Seneca County in New York are moving towards an appeal in the Cayuga Nation tobacco tax dispute. The counties raided two tribal smoke shops in...

Recall vote against Little Traverse Bay Bands chairman fails
Members of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan voted to retain Ken Harrington as chairman. According to preliminary results, 441 tribal members voted to keep Harrington...

Ousted leader of Kickapoo Tribe awaits tribal court decision
Marilyn Winsea, the ousted chairwoman of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma, is taking her fight to tribal court. Winsea, who took office last July, says she was never given a...

Editorial: South Dakota communities tackle racist attitudes
"Many South Dakota communities and schools struggle with racist attitudes. In those districts located adjacent to reservation communities, the divide can be particularly wide. A recent event in the Chamberlain...

Cherokee Chief: Keith Harper deserves shot on 10th Circuit
"Oklahoma claims Will Rogers as its native son although he never actually resided in Oklahoma. A citizen of the Cherokee Nation, he was born in what is now Rogers County...

Opinion: White Earth chairwoman, council failing the people
"The ugly face of reservation politics has arisen! For several months I have sat on the sidelines observing and listening to the plight of the Anishinaabeg on the White Earth...

PBS: Census eyes a better count on California reservations
"DWANE BROWN (KPBS Reporter): A casino is about as far as most of us have gone on an Indian reservation. Many of these popular resorts are in remote areas of...

Opinion: Wisconsin's new anti-Indian mascot law too vague
"A signature by Gov. Jim Doyle created a first law of its kind in the nation, governing the use of American Indian nicknames, logos, and mascots in public schools. Any...

Opinion: Indian Country provides the keys to clean energy
"Indian tribes are disproportionately hard hit by the effects of global warming. But the prospect of generating clean energy from renewable resources presents tribes with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create...

Rodriguez: Arizona is speeding towards an apartheid state
"Arizona is speeding towards being an apartheid state. Some of this rush has to do with repressive laws (including the legalization of racial profiling and the elimination of ethnic studies)...

Bradford: Saginaw Chippewa activist faces sentencing date
"Tribal activist Gary Sprague, who has challenged fraud and corruption within the Tribal Council of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan, will be sentenced this Thursday after a jury...

Charles Trimble: Hero's passing calls attention to Lumbees
My good friend Tom Oxendine has died. A member of the Lumbee Nation, Tom was born in 1922 in Pembroke, Robeson County, North Carolina. At the outset of WWII, he...

Tim Giago: Indian youth suicide nears epidemic proportions
I don’t know who said, “Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem,” but it certainly makes sense. Teen suicide, it would appear, is a problem throughout America, but...

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