BY:About the time the hot water hit the mocha java hazelnut coffee beans, cousin Ray Sixkiller showed up. That would be “cousin” in the Indian sense, because Ray came up with this really complicated story about the long-standing relationship between...
BY:About 15 years ago, brain tissue from 33 infants who succumbed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome was taken from Northern Plains tribes, including Pine Ridge, Standing Rock and Cheyenne River, as part of the Aberdeen Indian health Service Infant...
BY:The Oct. 9 headlines read: “Sweat lodge disaster” and “2 dead, 19 taken to hospitals, 64 people in sweat lodge.” Except that it wasn’t a real sweat lodge. It was a bastardized version of a sacred ceremony sold by a multimillionaire who charged...