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H.R.3371, Wounded Knee Massacre Memorial and Sacred Site Act (September 19, 2023)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.3371, the Wounded Knee Massacre Memorial and Sacred Site Act, on September 18, 2023.
House committee advances slate of Indian Country bills (June 14, 2023)Bipartisanship seemed to be on rare display on Capitol Hill as lawmakers advanced a trio of bills benefiting Indian Country.
People’s World: Fearless warrior Joye Braun walks on (January 11, 2023)A dauntless advocate of Indigenous justice walked on with the passing of indomitable Water Protector and fearless Warrior Joye Braun.
Harold Frazier: Nation-to-nation policy must be law of the land (November 30, 2022)Native Sovereign Nations are prior sovereigns, embodying the inalienable and inherent rights of Native Peoples bestowed by our Creator.
Native Sun News Today: Wounded Knee descendants left out of repatriation process (November 28, 2022)The descendants of Chief Spotted Elk, a Lakota leader who was murdered at Wounded Knee in 1890, are speaking out.
‘Modern Day Warrior’: Native rights advocate Joye Braun passes on (November 28, 2022)Joye Michelle Braun, a citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe known for organizing the pipeline resistance movement in Indian Country, passed away on November 13.
‘Long overdue’: Senate passes bill for Native veterans organization (November 21, 2022)A bipartisan bill to advance the work of a Native veterans organization is inching toward final passage as the 117th Congress winds down.
Indian Country braces for U.S. Supreme Court hearing in ICWA case (November 1, 2022)The nation’s highest court is about to hear one of the biggest cases in Indian Country’s history and already some troubling signs are emerging.
Native Sun News Today: Memorial ride honors lives lost at Wounded Knee (August 24, 2022)On a Saturday evening, one could hear the low throaty growl of motorcycle engines coming from a distance, in honor of the ancestors killed at Wounded Knee.
‘You promised us that you would honor the treaties’ (July 12, 2022)A hiring dispute at the Indian Health Service is being brought to the attention of President Joe Biden.
Native artists ‘left hanging’ after big event fizzles out (April 16, 2022)An ambitious showcase of Native talent devolved into controversy and recrimination as performers and vendors were left in the dark about the event.
Harold Frazier: ‘No Indians allowed’ — even on our own homelands (March 23, 2022)When those wagons first began their way to break treaties and settle on our territory we were classified as lesser beings and genocide was justified as such.
Tim Giago: Sioux Nation refuses payout for stolen land (March 22, 2022)The poorest of people in all of America refuse to accept one single penny for the theft of the Black Hills.
Tim Giago: Pandemics and Indian Country (November 22, 2021)The COVID-19 epidemic has taken its toll on Native people across America.
Harold Frazier: Indian Country demands action, not words, from White House (November 18, 2021)I have just finished sitting through the White House Tribal Nations Summit and I am not impressed.
Harold Frazier: Don’t leave Indian Country behind in reconciliation bill (October 27, 2021)Native people suffered COVID-19 at the highest rate of any group in America. We need help.
Harold Frazier: Native history ‘gutted’ in school curriculum (August 16, 2021)They have tried to exterminate or assimilate us and they have failed.
Native Sun News Today: Native women seek federal judgeship (April 12, 2021)Two Native lawyers with impressive resumes are seeking an appointment to the federal bench.
#ShutDownDAPL Court Hearing (April 9, 2021)Lakota youth came to the nation’s capital to tell the Biden administration to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline. Did anyone listen?
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