Crosscut to present special award to late activist Billy Frank Jr. (October 16, 2014)
Billy Frank died in May 2014 after dedicating his life to protecting the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest.
Column: Language police want FCC to bar R-word on airwaves (October 16, 2014)
Writer questions petition that asks the Federal Communications Commission to outlaw the R-word on public airwaves.
Editorial: Our schools can learn from success at tribal colleges (October 16, 2014)
Public schools should look to tribal colleges to help American Indian students succeed.
Dean Chavers: Calling out Ward Churchill and other wannabes (October 16, 2014)
Dean Chavers shares a portion of his book, Racism in Indian Country, about fake Indians.
Native Sun News: Native vote plays key role in Senate matchup (October 16, 2014)
South Dakota is up for grabs and its Native American population may play a huge part in deciding who represents the Mt. Rushmore State and tribes in the Senate.
Glenn Morris: A sorry spectacle at UN indigenous peoples meet (October 16, 2014)
Addressing problems with the recent World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
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5. Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs sign agreement for Cobell buy-back program
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