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Washington Post: Editorial board will no longer use R-word 'slur' (08/22)
The Washington Post explains why it will no longer use the name of the local NFL team except when it is essential.

Melanie Yazzie: Border town violence connected to colonization (08/22)
Melanie Yazzie explores the murders of three Navajo Nation men in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico.

Gyasi Ross: Native people are all too familiar with police brutality (08/22)
Gyasi Ross explains why the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer resonates among Native people.

Ray Young Bear: No tribal member wants to be known by R-word (08/22)
Ray Young Bear, a member of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa, discusses the Washington NFL team name.

Brandon Ecoffey: Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler is a fast-rising star (08/22)
Finding accurate portrayals of Native people on any media format is often a difficult task to accomplish.

Matthew Murguia: The facts are clear on Washington NFL mascot (08/22)
Longtime federal government employee explains why the Washington NFL team must eliminate its racist mascot.

Opinion: Nez Perce Tribe defends its homeland from big energy (08/21)
Writer discusses how the Nez Perce Tribe stopped big energy from shipping megaloads through its reservation in Idaho.

Ryan Wilson: Native language immersion programs need support (08/21)
Tribes are moving with urgency and purpose to save their languages and some of these efforts include immersion programs within Bureau of Indian Education schools.

Mike Wise: Longtime NFL referee avoided Washington's games (08/21)
A veteran NFL referee explains why he declined to officiate games with the Washington team.

Walt Lamar: Remove Gary Edwards from law enforcement group (08/21)
Walt Lamar says Gary Edwards has sold the National Native American Law Enforcement Association to the Washington NFL team.

Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe's police force is in shambles (08/21)
The entire reservation Public Safety system is in shambles and is in dire need of repair

Mark Chavaree: Penobscot Nation fights to save namesake river (08/20)
Mark Chavaree, a member of the Penobscot Nation, explains why the tribe is defending its right to the Penobscot River:

Albert Bender: US-backed genocide in Guatemalan spurs exodus (08/20)
Albert Bender discusses how genocide of the Maya people on Guatemala has contributed to the border crisis in the United States.

Mark Rogers: One more day with post-traumatic stress disorder (08/20)
Gulf war veteran Mark Rogers shares his struggle with posttraumatic stress disorder.

Peter d'Errico: Book told from perspective of the colonial invaders (08/19)
Peter d'Errico doesn't think he can finish Empire of the Summer Moon, a book about the war against the Comanche Nation, because the opening pages are filled with questionable assertions.

Mark Trahant: Behind the scenes of Obamacare in Indian Country (08/19)
Much of the execution of the law, the nuts and bolts of how it works, is behind the scenes. Especially in Indian Country.

Opinion: Elder from Wukchumni Tribe works to keep language alive (08/19)
Film-maker Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee shares his film about Marie Wilcox, an elder from the Tule River Tribe of California who is the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language.

Editorial: Work with North Dakota tribe to address flaring of gas (08/18)
Newspaper calls on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation and the energy industry to work together to reduce flaring.

Albert Bender: Fair treatment needed for indigenous migrants (08/18)
Albert Bender calls on President Barack Obama to develop a humane policy towards indigenous migrants.

Tim Giago: Media was well represented at Wounded Knee 1973 (08/18)
Newspapers from across the nation and the world found the occupation of Wounded Knee in February 1973 a very hot ticket.

Michael Baines: Stop fighting land decision for Alaska Natives (08/18)
Michael Baines, the chairman of the Sitka Tribe, calls on college to drop appeal of a Bureau of Land Management decision that favors Sealaska.

Clara Caufield: A Cheyenne Voice celebrates another milestone (08/18)
On August 10th, A Cheyenne Voice celebrated a birthday—beginning its 4th year.

John Christian Hopkins: How I became a writer at a young age (08/18)
John Christian Hopkins on how he became a writer at a young age on Narragansett tribal territory in Rhode Island.

Opinion: Tribes need greater control of justice on reservations (08/18)
Attorneys discuss the need for tribes to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indians in the wake of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.

Editorial: Getting excited for two Indian art markets in Santa Fe (08/15)
New Mexico newspaper is getting excited for two big events next week -- the Santa Fe Indian Market and the new Indigenous Fine Art Market.

Mark Rogers: Native hip-hop artist Supaman shares the positive (08/15)
Mark Rogers praises Native hip-hop artist Supaman for spreading positivity in music.

Steve Russell: The third time is not the charm for the war in Iraq (08/15)
Steve Russell isn't happy about continued U.S. military action in Iraq.

Faustino Trejo: Navajo leaders don't support education for youth (08/14)
Faustino Trejo plans to show his frustration with leaders of the Navajo Nation at the ballot box.

Jay Daniels: The rights and wrongs of rights-of-way rules at BIA (08/14)
Jay Daniels discusses proposed changes to rights-of-way regulations at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Editorial: Virginia governor fumbles on NFL team's racist mascot (08/14)
The Washington Post takes Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) to task for refusing to condemn the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Rosanna Deerchild: Mayoral candidate dismisses wife's racism (08/13)
Rosanna Deerchild responds to the controversy over racist comments made by the wife of mayoral candidate Gord Steeves.

Opinion: Tribes need seat at table for border security initiatives (08/13)
Writer says tribes should be included in border security initiatives:

Opinion: The making of America through Indian and African eyes (08/13)
Writer discusses the long relationship between American Indians and African Americans.

Gabe Galanda: Per capitas only bring tribes to self-termination (08/13)
Attorney Gabe Galanda discusses the pitfalls of tribal per capita payments.

Mark Trahant: Cure the US deficit by spending more money now (08/13)
Of course, the easiest way to balance the budget is to press ahead with health care reform.

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