May 02, 2015
Camaray Devalos

It’s strange sometimes, when you start getting into activism; when you start unlearning the lies of a country founded on genocide and thievery.

April 26, 2015
Terese Marie Mailhot

There was another funeral on the rez last week. This time it was my cousin, Sonny Bobb. This is the fifth death this year, and it's only April. I'm tired of death, and there's no respite.

April 19, 2015
John Guenther

My name is John Guenther and I have been employed in many positions involving work with people impacted by marijuana. I have seen firsthand the destruction this drug causes.

April 16, 2015
Walter Lamar

Hopefully the title of this piece convinced you to read a few lines to get an idea what I am observing on our territories. Together we can sound an important alarm in our communities. Only if we understand the threat can we properly educate others to the danger at our doorstep.

March 29, 2015
Julianne Jennings

In 1637, Thomas Morton, one of the founders of the settlement at Mount Wollaston (now Quincy, Mass.) gave a description of the Indians in New England that mentioned their admirable perfection in the use of the senses, and in particular, “their eyes":

March 28, 2015
Steven Newcomb

Editor’s Note: Reprints of advance reviews of Darkness in El Dorado by Patrick Tierney are currently circulating on online, and a recent post from Newpower was cited as the lead-in to the columnist Steve Newcomb’s dissection of the dehumanizing effects of anth

March 26, 2015
Aliyah Chavez, Eriq Swiftwater, Autumn Harry & Danielle Finn

Growing up on Indian reservations we were afraid to see a dentist, afraid of having mouth pain. That wasn’t just because dentists are scary to little kids. The fear was that we would have pain and never be able to get help.

March 20, 2015
David Wilkins

In 1854, Chief Seattle spoke to a group of early settlers. “Your dead cease to love you and the land of their nativity as soon as they pass the portals of the tomb and wander away beyond the stars,” he said.

March 16, 2015
Andre Cramblit

Let me start by saving I am not a physician.

March 12, 2015
JoDe L. Goudy

The Yakama Nation takes the welfare of our children seriously and we are committed to making decisions in the best interests of our members.

March 07, 2015
André Cramblit

Obesity has been a problem for me most of my life. Growing up I shopped in the husky section. When I was 13 in 7th grade, I weighed 225 pounds. My football coaches loved it, but it was not easy being the brownest and roundest kid in school.

January 11, 2015
Memory Dawn Long Chase

In Response to Lynn Armitage’s ICTMN article, “Domestic Violence: Careful, the Kids Are Watching”:

December 31, 2014
Byron Dorgan

In June of this year, President Barack Obama and the First Lady visited the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota. This was ya historic visit.

December 23, 2014
Camaray Devalos

de·col·o·nize - verb (of a country) withdraw from (a colony), leaving it independent.