Politics

October 31, 2012
By:
Winona LaDuke

Let’s start big. It’s official. Climate change is no longer a topic of the presidential election banter. Since pretty much no one has mentioned climate change for the past three months, we must be free and clear.

October 29, 2012
By:
Frederick Hoxie

History is often made by accident, so we should not read too much into the almost simultaneous deaths last week of South Dakotans Russell Means and George McGovern.

October 29, 2012
By:
Leonard Masten

Ten years ago thousands of adult salmon died in the Lower Klamath River in far Northern California when extremely low flows ordered by the Bush administration created lethal conditions for fish.

October 26, 2012
By:
Tex “Red Tipped Arrow” Hall

Like most Native Americans, I jumped at the chance to throw my support behind President Obama in his 2008 campaign.

October 25, 2012
By:
John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives

In recent months, my role as Speaker of the House has allowed me to travel much of our great nation—including Indian country—and talk to Americans of all walks of life. Wherever I go, conversation quickly turns to jobs and the state of the economy.

October 24, 2012
By:
Ryan Wilson

I awoke early this morning concerned that my good friend Tim Giago had contracted Romneysia by wedding himself to Kristi Noem’s reelection aspirations. Concern for my friend compels me to do my part in inoculating him and Lakota land from the spread of Romneysia.

October 24, 2012
By:
Heidi Heitkamp

When I spend time on North Dakota reservations, so many friends ask me how I am holding up from all of the negative attacks from out-of-state millionaires. My response is to simply tell them why I got in this race. I am in this is for the child who wants to get a quality education.

October 23, 2012
By:
Chuck Tanner and Leah Henry-Tanner

The behavior of Scott Brown, his staff and supporters in Massachusetts' U.S. Senate race shined a light on anti-Indian racism in American politics.

October 21, 2012
By:
Cedric Sunray

I recently read an article concerning the murder of a highly articulate, cultural young Indian woman who w

October 19, 2012
By:
Charles Kader

The Akwesasne Kanienkehaka Territory, also known as the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, is located in the immediate area of three United States Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA) designated Superfund cleanup sites.

October 17, 2012
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

This summer, in the face of an impending private land sale of Pe’Sla, a Lakota/Dakota/Nakota Indian sacred site in the Black Hills, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, S.

October 15, 2012
By:
Maya Angelou

The beauty of living to be my age and still having clear vision is that it allows me to look back and see how far we’ve come. Yet even if we live to be 100, we can scarcely perceive the magnitude of our progress as a country.

But North Carolina, I tell you: we have progressed.

October 14, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

Pursuant to two congressional resolutions, President Barack Obama proclaimed Monday October 8, 2012 as Columbus Day. “I call upon the people of the United States to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities,” he stated.

October 13, 2012
By:
Peter d'Errico

Phillip Deere described the indigenous government of his people as "workable for us," having lasted from time immemorial.

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