Human rights

July 04, 2012
By:
Ruth Hopkins

As a kid, to me the Fourth of July was all about one thing: fireworks. I grew up in the country in the Dakotas, where lighting off fireworks was pretty much a rite of passage for reservation kids.

July 04, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

Today, July 4, the United States of America celebrates its Declaration of Independence from the British Empire.

July 02, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

The Indian Civil Rights Act has been a dismal failure, if one considers its original intent; to protect tribal members and others subject to tribal jurisdiction from arbitrary and capr

June 28, 2012
By:
Delvin Cree

When addressing justice for American Indians the subject is often sensitive and at times things can get very controversial. No matter the results, eventually we all deal with it and move on.

June 26, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

The Indian Civil Rights Act has been a dismal failure, if one considers its original intent; to protect tribal members and others subject to tribal jurisdiction from arbitrary and capr

June 25, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

It is common to see the term “conspiracy” used in a disparaging manner, especially when it comes to such issues as the JFK assassination and 9/11.

June 12, 2012
By:
Dan Jones

The history of Oklahoma—a Choctaw word meaning “Red People”—has done everything it could to finish the job the U.S.

June 10, 2012
By:
Joseph Valandra

I read with great interest the opinion piece written by Lise Balk King entitled, "Vern Traversie and the Worst Place

May 31, 2012
By:
Lise Balk King

In western South Dakota, it’s all about perception. If you are Indian, or appear to be Indian, you are routinely judged by the color of your skin regarding the content of your character. If you are white, there is also a set of assumptions made by those standing on the other side.

May 28, 2012
By:
Robert Warrior

Memorial Day in the Osage is a big deal, and deservedly so.

May 10, 2012
By:
Chris Stearns

On a sunny September day in New York City in 2007, the United Nations General Assembly gathered to adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights o

May 02, 2012
By:
Simon Moya-Smith

It was 1:30 p.m.

May 01, 2012
By:
Walter Lamar

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

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