Spirit Lake Nation man maintains innocence for murder in 1983 (November 12, 2012)
Richard LaFuente was 25 and living in Texas when he went to the reservation to visit family.
Review: Edward Curtis documented 'vanishing race' of Indians (November 12, 2012)
"In the summer of 1900 the American photographer Edward S. Curtis traveled from his home in Seattle to the Blackfeet Nation on the plains of northern Montana. The trip, Timothy Egan writes in a new biography, was a turning...
Denise Juneau confident as race in Montana heads for a recount (November 12, 2012)
Democrat Denise Juneau, the first American Indian to run the Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction, expects to prevail in a recount against Republican Sandy Welch. The latest, unofficial results show Juneau with a lead of 1,374 votes over Welch. Although...
Native Sun News: A conversation with Chuck Conroy, a veteran (November 12, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Honoring our Akicita: A conversation with ‘Chuck’ Conroy By Brandon Ecoffey Native Sun News Staff Writer PINE RIDGE —...
Tim Giago: Why an Indian voted for a South Dakota Republican (November 12, 2012)
Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © Unitysodak1@knology.net Holy GOP! I did the unthinkable! I’m Native American and I voted for a Republican! No, I didn’t vote for Mitt Romney. Now that would have been unthinkable. But...
Geoffrey Rempel: The truth behind the withdrawn Cobell appeal (November 12, 2012)
Those of us who have met Mary Aurelia Johns and have had to listen to her shrill and outlandish contentions should not be surprised by her most recent statements, which are reported by Indian Country Today in a November...
Leaford Bearskin, Wyandotte Nation leader, passes away at 91 (November 12, 2012)
Leaford Bearskin, the chief of the Wyandotte Nation, died on Friday. He was 91. Bearskin led his tribe since 1983. Among his many achievements was the successful restoration of the tribe's land base in Oklahoma and Kansas. Bearskin fought...
Column: Outgoing Seneca Nation president urges focus on jobs (November 12, 2012)
"Robert Odawi Porter ruffled countless feathers as president of the Seneca Nation but he did depart from his two-year term in office with a meaningful message for his people. In his farewell letter, Porter cited many needs including health care...
Column: Striking up memories of Santa Fe Railroad Indian Band (November 12, 2012)
"The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad’s “Santa Fe Indian Band” was formed in the summer of 1923 at the railroad’s hub in Winslow, Ariz. A Laguna Pueblo gentleman and two Hopis played for the railroad shop’s picnic – they...
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