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November 24, 2010
Opinion: Should Native Americans have rescued those Pilgrims?
"The first Thanksgiving Day feast is generally believed to have taken place in 1621 at Plymouth Colony in an area that eventually would become the state of Massachusetts. It was...

Incoming New Mexico governor picks Indian affairs review team
Incoming New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) selected a team to review the state Department of Indian Affairs. Ron Solimon, of Laguna Pueblo, will serve as chair of the team....

Judge approves settlement in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe lawsuit
A federal judge approved a settlement with the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan. The agreement defines the boundaries of the Isabella Reservation. It declares the land to be Indian Country,...

Food: Traditional Indian foods became part of American cuisine
"Our Native Americans celebrated a day of thanksgiving long before those settlers came to the New World. And their ancestors continue to offer up gratitude and humility to a generous...

VBS.TV: A day in the life of rodeo riders from the Navajo Nation
"Earlier this fall, VBS.TV went to the Four Corners region of the United States to hang out with indigenous cowboys of the Navajo (Diné) tribe. These riders were all from...

White House Tribal Nations Conference takes place at main DOI
The Interior Department will once again host the White House Tribal Nations Conference. The summit takes place on December 16, inside the Sydney Yates Auditorium at the main DOI building...

Native Sun News: Crow Creek women fight state on foster care
The following story was written and reported by Evelyn Broecher. All content © Native Sun News. FORT THOMPSON, SOUTH DAKOTA –– Two grandmothers, enrolled members of the Crow Creek Sioux...

Charles Trimble: Thanksgiving out among the colonized people
A day after Thanksgiving several years ago, the Omaha World Herald carried a story about the Mesquakie reservation in Tama, Iowa and feelings of some of the tribal people about...

Vi Waln: Lakota of South Dakota remain invisible in many ways
The month of November is designated to be National American Indian Heritage Month. The first year of this designation was 1990 when U. S. President George H.W. Bush signed a...

Kenneth Deer: Canada eats crow on indigenous rights declaration
"Canada’s flip flop on its position on the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples must be embarrassing to the government. We have to remember that Canada is the...

Gyasi Ross: Indians giving thanks is one of our oldest practices
"Sometimes it’s simply about saying “thank you;” nothing more, nothing less. The prayers went on forever. Actually, they lasted – usually – about 45 minutes, maybe an hour. It really...

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