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Jay Daniels: A tribute to Crow basketball legend Elvis D. Old Bull (01/23)
A few years ago, I happened to be at an open men's basketball tournament in Billings, Montana.

Mark Trahant: Building the new digital economy in Indian Country (01/23)
We need a structure to prepare people for jobs that don’t yet exist.

James Giago Davies: Washington team insults the first Americans (01/23)
It is hard to imagine how people could argue in favor of a flagrantly racist nickname like the Redskins.

Richard Thornton: People of One Fire expose the forgotten history (01/23)
Explaining the origins of a research group dedicated to Southeast Native history and culture.

Gyasi Ross: Indian Country can't get enough of Seattle Seahawks (01/23)
The Seattle Seahawks, as they get ready to crush the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, are undoubtedly the most Indian-nest professional sports team in the entire world.

Harlan McKosato: Apache woman develops 'indispensible' guide (01/22)
If you are looking for present day, solid information about the 566 federally recognized Indian tribes in the U.S. you need look no further than Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country.

Opinion: Blood Run landmark a place of reverence for area tribes (01/22)
One of the most significant places of beauty and history in our state is located along the Big Sioux River in the northwest corner of Iowa.

Ivan Star: Indian Country must put more effort in public relations (01/22)
We have a severe need to develop and establish our own data regarding areas of public concern

Steven Newcomb: Indian policy is unmistakenly linked to religion (01/22)
The Old Testament basis of federal Indian law is the reason why the territories and sacred places of our Original Nations have never been protected from exploitation, desecration, and destruction.

Ron Allen: Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe supports bond for schools (01/21)
We believe that a quality educational system is essential for our current and future generations.

Clara Caufield: Run recalls days of horror for Northern Cheyenne (01/21)
This second week in January is when the Northern Cheyenne remember the Fort Robinson Breakout and Massacre, often simply called 'The Breakout' needing no further explanation to us.

Brandon Ecoffey: Officer shooting reveals anti-Indian sentiment (01/21)
Although the independent Native media reported an alternative account of what took place that night, the Native community in Rapid City was once again left out of the conversation.

Jacqueline Keeler: Keystone fight is about more than a pipeline (01/21)
The danger of the Keystone XL pipeline is a real one.

Opinion: Work with Shakopee Tribe on land-into-trust agreement (01/20)
Mayor Ken Hedberg of Prior Lake discloses ongoing negotiations for a land use agreement with the tribe.

Benjamin Agimuk: Regional tribal government can work in Alaska (01/20)
Alaska's tribes are the weakest in the nation. We were never treated as sovereign until well after statehood.

Letter: Name island in New York in honor of a Great Clan Mother (01/20)
Changing the name of Squaw Island is important to me because I’ve been exploring the deep history of Buffalo-Niagara for the past 25 years.

James Giago Davies: Honoring your identity even if hidden inside (01/20)
Many of you were not raised Lakota, and do not consider yourself Lakota, especially if you are an iyeska (mixed blood) who looks Wasicu.

Steve Russell: Claiming the Indian tax exemption for health care (01/20)
The claim that Indians do not generally have to pay federal taxes is a load of hooey, but few of us have not heard it.

Jennifer Denetdale: Navajo Nation's modern path to sovereignty (01/20)
As our newly elected leaders face challenges and our citizens feel a sense of crisis in our leadership, I offer my words as reflection on the past and the future of our nation.

Christine Dupres: Cowlitz Tribe on long journey to reclaim land (01/19)
In late December of last year, I braved slogging rain, soggy ground, and dropping temperatures to join a sizable crowd of my fellow Cowlitz people as we gathered to celebrate a future reservation.

Gyasi Ross: Staying healthy for the New Year in Indian Country (01/19)
Last year I got particularly out of shape for the holidays. So I was kinda in triage mode when New Year hit.

Opinion: Tribal sovereignty ignored when it becomes unprofitable (01/19)
The disappointing decisions of the federal government in the face of lucrative energy prospects are nothing new for Native Americans.

Opinion: Indian artist Andrew Morrison creates powerful murals (01/19)
It wasn’t until I stood in front of Native American artist Andrew Morrison’s murals on a cold December morning that I really grasped how powerful — and valuable — they are.

Opinion: Treaty doesn't promise off-reservation water for tribes (01/19)
What is the origin of off-reservation claims?

Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe denies off-reservation voters (01/19)
The tribal folks in the Great Plains Region should be concerned about how their constitutions were drafted and the subsequent language that is contained in them.

Steven Newcomb: Church plans to sanctify a legacy of domination (01/19)
The same institution that brought us the Crusades, a Borgia Pope and the Inquisition is now going to sanctify Serra’s legacy.

Gabe Galanda: Tribes are carrying out the wishes of the colonizer (01/16)
Our elders and spiritual leaders do not teach the practice of disenrollment.

Mark Trahant: Investing in future generations of our Native youth (01/16)
Indian Country is rarely mentioned during a presidential State of the Union. That’s too bad.

Ray Halbritter: Author's family apologized for anti-Indian stance (01/16)
As a people with centuries of roots in this region, the Oneida Indian Nation has an abiding interest in promoting and preserving this sacred place we all call home.

Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Suffering continues after Wounded Knee (01/16)
Because the family of Frank L. Baum apologized, am I or other members of the Mniconjou and Hunkpapa Lakota Nations obligated to accept that apology.

Gabe Galanda: Disenrollments are bankrupting our tribal nations (01/15)
To be sure, tribal per capita distributions are presently catalyzing the most severe form of Indian poverty.

Editorial: Enough is enough with Navajo Nation election drama (01/15)
Sometimes, for the greater good, it is necessary to stop, let it go and move on.

Opinion: No to land-into-trust for Shakopee Sioux Community (01/15)
My position has always been, and continues to be, that I'm opposed politically and philosophically to placing more land with fee title into trust status.

Editorial: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe should be open about funding (01/15)
Our reporters and members of this editorial board have traveled to the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe and have seen the poverty-stricken area.

Ivan Star: Successes and failures in Indian education system (01/15)
I have been admonished for trying to bring our history into the classroom here on the Pine Ridge.

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