Circle of violence

May 01, 2012
Walter Lamar

The Director of the Indian Health Service, Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, recently participated in the White House Forum on Bullying Prevention.

April 28, 2012
Julia Good Fox

On April 23, Foreign Policy published “Why Do They Hate Us?

April 18, 2012
Lisa R. Shellenberger and Jennifer S. Baker
April 16, 2012
Robert Barton

America's population is aging quickly. In 2008, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 13 percent of Americans were 65 or older. By 2030, estimates are that demographic will exceed 20%.

April 04, 2012
Oliver J. Semans

As a Lakota, I was taught to respect life and death. Living on the reservation, death is all too common. From young to old, we have all felt the pain of losing loved ones before their time.

March 27, 2012
Jake LaMere

It seems that we all can be lost on what a "call to action" really entails.

March 25, 2012
Gyasi Ross

This column originally appeared on

March 08, 2012
Julianne Jennings

A recent article posted by UN-DESA states few causes promoted by the United Nations have generated more intense and widespread support than the campaign to promote and protect the rights of women.

February 06, 2012
Jana L. Walker

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples signals a new means to change federal law and policy to restore safety to Native women, to stre

November 06, 2011
Dr. Tandie Mitchell

Silent voices speak to honor the life and passing of a revered Elder Spiritual Leader of the Anishinabek Nation: Peacemaker, William Commanda, the founder of “

August 12, 2011
Chuck Trimble

Over recent years I have found myself in a position of seeming to defend Indian boarding schools against assertions that depict them as a combination of reform school, prison, gulag, and Nazi death camp.

August 06, 2011
Ruth Hopkins

I had been visiting a friend that night and lost track of the time. When I realized it was past curfew, I decided to walk home. The path home was well-worn but poorly lit. About halfway there, I heard rustling coming from a nearby bush. Within seconds, he was on top of me, holding me down.

August 04, 2011
Gyasi Ross and Michael O. Finley

The time has come to make meaningful change. Native women need to be protected from the sexual predators who repeatedly victimize them, without consequence or repercussion.

July 29, 2011
Dr. Art Martinez

I have been in the unusual position of treating childhood and family trauma over the last 30 years in our communities. In seeing so much pain among our people, I have found that trauma response can be described as a response to a life-altering wound to the soul or the spirit.