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Charles Roessel: BIE reform plan includes teacher certification (07/28)
Monty Roessel, the director of the Bureau of Indian Education, and Ronald Thorpe, the president of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, announce partnership for teacher certification.

Troy Eid: Marijuana experiment in Colorado hurts Indian youth (07/28)
Attorney Troy Eid, the chairman of the Indian Law and Order Commission, calls on Congress to address the legalization of marijuana in states like Colorado.

Tim Giago: Lakota and Pueblo Indians on Pine Ridge Reservation (07/28)
We were all one big family of Lakota and Pueblo Indians living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation thanks to the Texas ranchers who sent their cattle through New Mexico to Dakota Territory.

Opinion: Auction of tribal property in France sets bad precedent (07/25)
Attorney Pierre Ciric denounces the sale of Hopi, Zuni, Pueblo and Navajo property at various auction houses in France.

Jennie Stockle: Justice for victims of Cedarville mass shooting (07/25)
Jennie Stockle reflects on the mass shooting at the Cedarville Rancheria.

Steven Pevar: Indian chldren are being taken from their homes (07/25)
Attorney Steven Pevar of the ACLU explains why tribes and Indian parents are suing South Dakota.

Opinion: A troubling relationship with Native people in Canada (07/25)
Jake Flanigan of The New York Times explores Canada's treatment of Native people.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Group disturbs tranquility at Bear Butte (07/25)
Mato Paha has been a sacred site to the northern tribes for thousands of years.

John Christian Hopkins: Waiting for Belgian waffles at Denny's (07/25)
Author John Christian Hopkins went to three Denny's in three states on the same day.

Opinion: Chief Black Hawk was notorious leader of Ute people (07/24)
Writer explores the story of Chief Black Hawk, a leader of the Ute people in Utah.

S.E. Ruckman: Tribal members share frustrations on IHS care (07/24)
S.E. Ruckman writes about a meeting where tribal members shared horror stories about the level of service at the Lawton Indian Hospital.

Mark Rogers: System exploits misery of our nation's veterans (07/24)
Mark Rogers shares his struggle with the Veterans Affairs Department.

Opinion: Connecticut tribe deserves a 2nd shot at recognition (07/23)
Professor explains why the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation should be able to resubmit its federal recognition petition.

Larry Spotted Crow Mann: Thank Indian veterans for America (07/23)
Larry Spotted Crow Mann says America owes its existence to tribal warriors who have been defending their homelands since the earliest wars.

Opinion: Oglala Sioux Tribe could benefit from new currency (07/22)
Writer says the MazaCoin, a digital currency, could boost the economy for the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Donna Ennis: Open border to indigenous sisters and children (07/22)
Donna Ennis calls on the United States to open the border to indigenous women from Canada and indigenous children from Mexico and Central America.

Jay Daniels: Land consolidation program isn't really working (07/22)
Jay Daniels takes issue with the handling of the $1.4 billion Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Center: Report outlines harmful effects of 'Indian' mascots (07/22)
Erik Stegman and Victoria Phillips discuss their new report about the harmful impacts of mascots on Indian youth.

Gyasi Ross: Indigenous children at border need to be heard (07/22)
Gyasi Ross says immigrant children, many of them indigenous, deserve to heard after crossing the U.S. border.

Mark Rogers: Reality of being an invisible Indian in New York (07/22)
Mark Rogers explains why he writes about Native issues.

Editorial: No rubes at Quechan Nation in saying no to NFL team (07/21)
Arizona newspaper says Quechan Nation refused to sell their souls to the Original Americans Foundation.

James Rawlings: Connecticut tries to deny tribal recognition (07/21)
James Rawlings, the chairman of the Connecticut Native American Inter Tribal Urban Council, criticizes Connecticut for opposing federal recognition reforms.

Editorial: A landmark decision for tribal sovereignty in Alaska (07/21)
Newspaper comments on decision that recognizes tribal court authority in Indian Child Welfare Act cases.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk Nation endures 800-plus years (07/21)
The Mohawk Nation Council is a democratically based governing entity established over 800 years ago and is the founding member of the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy.

Charles Trimble: No longer a Wannabee with Oglala tribal ID (07/21)
For many years I have been strutting around posing as a real Oglala, looking askance and sneering at the masses of less-fortunate tribesmen who are not lucky enough to claim such royal blood.

Tim Giago: Treat alcoholism and drug addictions as diseases (07/21)
The consumption of alcohol and the use of drugs is a disease and it must be attacked as a disease.

Opinion: Warfare caused genocide among New England tribes (07/21)
Researcher argues that warfare, not disease imported by European settlers, was the real cause for genocide.

Travis Armstrong: Newspaper unfairly targets Morongo Band (07/21)
Travis Armstrong criticizes California newspaper for questioning the Morongo Band of Mission Indians about water usage.

Ryan Bellerose: Indigenous people win with truth on our side (07/21)
Activist Ryan Bellrose says it's an interesting time to be an indigenous person.

Opinion: Bishop helped save lives of Sioux men after 1862 war (07/18)
Professor explores the role of a bishop who convinced then-president Abraham Lincoln not to execute every Dakota man after the Dakota War of 1862.

Richard Littlebear: Montana takes the lead in Indian education (07/18)
Despite uneasy relationship with Native people, Montana has initiated some true innovations in the area of education.

Opinion: Land-into-trust will help tribes in Alaska meet needs (07/17)
Professor says including Alaska tribes in the land-into-trust process will help them address economic and social needs.

Opinion: Washington NFL team's origins connect to Jim Thorpe (07/17)
Attorney claims the Washington NFL team's name pays tribute to the league's origins with Jim Thorpe as a player and coach.

DaShanne Stokes: Offensive mascots lead to offensive actions (07/17)
DaShanne Stokes explains why racist mascots contribute to racist behavior.

Jodi Gillette: AmeriCorps expands outreach in Indian Country (07/17)
BR> Jodi Gillette and Wendy Spencer discuss how AmeriCorps is reaching out to Indian Country.

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