Humor

July 25, 2014
By:
John Christian Hopkins

I almost received a new Indian name. It was when Sara and I went to our third Denny's restaurant in three states on the same day. I had been craving Belgian waffles for a week.

November 29, 2013
By:
John Christian Hopkins

Okay, this is it. I’ve had it, this is the last straw!

Yet again, People magazine snubbed me as its Sexiest Man Alive.

March 15, 2013
By:
John Christian Hopkins

I never planned to be a failed journalist or a hack writer. Seriously, in my youth, I had big plans that included wealth, women and worldwide fame.

Now I’d settle for a Twinkie and a Diet Coke.

February 15, 2013
By:
John Christian Hopkins

One of my favorite things to do each month – besides taking a shower – is to read the Crime Waves section of The Four Corners Free Press in Cortez, Colorado.

They represent the drama, comedy and tragedy of real life.

November 15, 2012
By:
Tim Outman

My Fellow Americans,

It is with sadness that I concede the election to President Obama. He fought a good campaign and, while I thought I had a chance, the people of this country have spoken.

November 09, 2012
By:
Tim Outman

My Fellow Americans,

It is with sadness that I concede the election to President Obama. He fought a good campaign and, while I thought I had a chance, the people of this country have spoken.

October 28, 2012
By:
Valarie Tom

I was a reporter with an NBC news station in New Mexico in the winter of 2003. The morning newspaper I was reading reported that Russell Means was going to speak to students at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado that afternoon in a presentation.

September 21, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

The tribal-state gaming compact between the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, recently submitted to the Department of Interior (DOI or Secretary) appears to have bumped Montana (tribes treated like tavern owners) out of 1st place for the distinction f

June 09, 2012
By:
Cedric Sunray

What and who are the "Ins and Outs" of Indian Country?

January 28, 2012
By:
Ruth Hopkins

During the Monday, January 23, 2012 episode of Conan O’Brien’s late-night TBS talk show, a sketch about Christopher Columbus was featured during a "Fan Correction" segme

January 27, 2012
By:
She the Bear (Britt Reed)

As someone who is part of the Tumblr NDN community that helped piece the video together, “Shit People Say to Native Americans” with Ali (the lady in the vid) and the others, I feel it is fair to report the backstory

January 25, 2012
By:
Alex K. Jacobs

Editor’s introduction: The Washington Redskins case, the

November 23, 2011
By:
Simon Moya-Smith

It was earlier this month during a snowstorm that I stumbled upon an interesting tidbit of American history—the kind you’d hope would make it into inner city high school textbooks, but somehow gets omitted like so many other things.

July 27, 2011
By:
Gyasi Ross

(The following is a satire inspired by Jonathan Swift, with apologies to April.)

Scorching hot hippies. Patchouli oil steaming from the bodies.

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