Obituary

June 13, 2013
By:
Heather Kendall-Miller

On May 31, 2013, the Ahtna elder, matriarch and icon, passed away at the age of 97. Katie John was a long-time client of the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) who represented her in federal court litigation for nearly 30 years.

December 20, 2012
By:
Kawika Riley

The United States, and all of its indigenous peoples, lost a hero and a champion this week, with the passing of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii).

December 20, 2012
By:
Richard A. Monette

When Dan Inouye moved on to the next journey, our world lost a giant of a man. Indian country lost a warrior, a leader, a true chief.

November 15, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

On October 22, 2012, at 4:44 a.m., Oglala Lakota leader Russell Means began his journey to the spirit world.

November 09, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

On October 22, 2012, at 4:44 a.m., Oglala Lakota leader Russell Means began his journey to the spirit world.

October 25, 2012
By:
Gyasi Ross

“…after I die, I'm coming back as lightning. When it zaps the White House, they'll know it's me."

Russell Means

August 31, 2012
By:
Oliver J. Semans

How do you describe the loss of a modern day warrior, a chief, and a friend? That’s where I am at today after hearing about the loss of Chairman Stanley Crooks of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.

August 27, 2012
By:
Ernie Stevens, Jr.

This past Saturday, I was notified that Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's Chairman Stanley R. Crooks began his journey to the spirit world. This comes only two days after my visit with him at the St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, Minnesota.

April 08, 2011
By:
Charles Trimble

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.