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October 15, 2012
Tribal colleges start campaign to end violence against women
Tribal colleges are launching a campaign to stop domestic violence and sexual assault on campus. Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in New Mexico and United...

Lummi boy and family off to Vatican for Tekakwitha ceremony
A Lummi Nation boy and his family will be in the Vatican next week for the canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman who lived in the 1600s and who...

Blog: New Gap t-shirt named for racist Manifest Destiny policy
"Full disclosure: I like The Gap. Honestly, I do. Since Theo’s birth, I’ve spent a significant portion of my time (and income) in Gap Kids, cooing over pint-sized button-down shirts,...

Editorial: North Dakota tribal oil refinery won't lower gas prices
"It appears a North Dakota American Indian tribe is a step closer to building a crude oil refinery on tribal land. That’s good news for the people of the Fort...

Review: Erdrich explores legal black holes in 'The Round House'
"Law is meant to put out society’s brush fires, but in Native American history it has often acted more like the wind. Louise Erdrich turns this dire reality into...

Review: Book tackles 'Epic Life' of photographer Edward Curtis
"Sometime in early 1896, a young Seattle photographer named Edward Sherriff Curtis, already well known for his polished studio portraits of local civic leaders and business tycoons, decided to...

Peter d'Errico: Indigenous societies and democracy in America
"Indigenous governments are often referred to as “tribal,” with pejorative implications. The claim that U.S. federal Indian law brought democracy to Native nations is echoed in the claim today that...

Steven Newcomb: Obama ignores consequence of colonization
"Pursuant to two congressional resolutions, President Barack Obama proclaimed Monday October 8, 2012 as Columbus Day. “I call upon the people of the United States to observe this day with...

Native Sun News: Indian school development scheme backfires
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Albuquerque Indian School land development scheme backfires By Brandon...

Native Sun News: Charity operation in Rapid City sees criticism
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy, Native Sun News Editor. All content © Native Sun News. National Relief Charities, a nonprofit that allocates donated goods and...

Tim Giago: Alcoholism another vicious cycle in Indian Country
Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2012 Unity South Dakota Melvin “Dickie” Brewer, a classmate of mine at the Holy Rosary Indian Mission on the Pine...

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