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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.
Native Sun News Today: Tim Giago joins Native American Hall of Fame (November 29, 2022)“Write to your people,” the legendary Native journalist Tim Giago would say. “Others will read it too, but your people are your audience.”
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.
Native America Calling: Sharing management of sacred and important lands (September 26, 2022)The Biden administration says it wants to work with tribes to co-manage federal land that is also sacred or culturally important.
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.
ICT: The legacy of Tim Giago (July 25, 2022)The founder of modern Indian journalism has passed on. Tim Giago was 88 years old.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Democratic principles are truly indigenous (July 18, 2022)The sooner we realize the fact that the colonists found democracy here on the continent, the sooner we can progress and enjoy freedom.
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.
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.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Taking a closer look at our tribal flag (March 22, 2022)Ideally, a national flag is a symbol of pride and devotion to one’s country.
Native America Calling: Rebuilding White Clay (February 17, 2022)A tiny town once known for being a destructive source of alcohol for Pine Ridge Reservation residents, could be a model of hope and healing.
White House won’t ‘predict’ decision on Leonard Peltier (January 28, 2022)The White House isn’t shedding light on what President Biden thinks about imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
Self-proclaimed ‘Auntie’ admits being wrong about tribal affiliations (January 24, 2022)A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
Tim Giago: Memories of nicknames and hard work (January 21, 2022)Richard “Sonny” Torres loved to give people nicknames.
Tim Giago: The aftermath of the occupation at Wounded Knee (January 12, 2022)I tell all writers then and now, if you come out to Indian Country to write about us, do your damned homework.
Tim Giago: ‘I will never forgive them for what they did to us’ (January 4, 2022)The unholy impact of Indian boarding schools left its mark to the detriment of thousands of Native children.
Tim Giago: Paying respect to Lakota elders Leonard and Enos (December 17, 2021)I raise my coffee cup to Lakota elders who taught me so much.
Tim Giago: Saying farewell to an old friend (November 29, 2021)It is with deep sadness that I write this small tribute to my friend of 80 years, Pat Lee.
Tim Giago: Pandemics and Indian Country (November 22, 2021)The COVID-19 epidemic has taken its toll on Native people across America.
Tim Giago: Bartering for butter at the Indian boarding school (November 1, 2021)As the years pass there are not too many of the boys and girls forced to attend boarding schools still living.
Kevin Killer and Alicia Mousseau: Meeting the needs of Native nations (October 28, 2021)With deep respect, we call upon President Biden and Congress to help the most vulnerable Americans: Native Americans.
Tim Giago: Reminding myself of the good people at boarding school (October 26, 2021)I often write about the Holy Rosary Mission Boarding School and most often I only write about the bad things.
Tim Giago: It has been a long and bumpy road (October 18, 2021)It has taken me 87 years to travel that bumpy road called life. I think I may have a few miles left to travel.
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