July 21, 2011
BY:I recently downloaded a list of Jesuits—priests, brothers and deacons—who have been accused of sexual abuse of children and, presumably, adult parishioners as well.
June 21, 2011
BY:"What is past and cannot be prevented should not be grieved for." I read that quote on a beautiful card I bought in the gift shop of the Acoma Pueblo’s fine museum in New Mexico.
May 11, 2011
BY:Certain words come into vogue and quickly become cliches, and I’m always glad to see them disappear. In the early 1960s, for example, everybody was using the word copacetic, meaning good, cool, or however a person wanted to describe something as...
April 08, 2011
BY:Of all the professions and disciplines that have risen to new heights in Indian country over the last forty years, Native journalism may show the greatest advance.
March 25, 2011
BY:As I write this column it is St Patrick’s Day, and it brings to memory my days at Holy Rosary Mission Indian School back in the 1940s and early 1950s. All my school days, from the first grade to high school graduation, were spent at that school.
March 18, 2011
BY:I don’t recall what Nevada tribe it was in the early 1970s that had submitted a proposal to the BIA for financial assistance to buy a bordello.
February 22, 2011
BY:I read with great interest the Lakota columnist Tim Giago’s column on the 1973 American Indian Movement’s occupation of Wounded Knee village (WKII), and the militants’ nearly three months standoff with the FBI, U.S. Marshals, Tribal police, and the...
February 10, 2011
BY:A column from a right wing periodical Town Hall, "No Res
January 26, 2011
BY:In a column on Indianz.com last week ("Freedom of the Press Not Really Alive in Indian Country"), the publisher of the Native Sun News charged the India