Dina Gilio-Whitaker
8/30/15
The following is an excerpt from a book project by Dina Gilio-Whitaker....
Steve Russell
8/11/15
You go to bed one night as an Indian and you wake up assimilated beyond the wildest dreams of Richard Henry “Kill the Indian in him and save the man” Pratt...
David Cornsilk
7/10/15

It appears the Andrea Smith apologists are doing everything they can to divert attention from the one thing about her that is important right now, whether or not she is Cherokee. They want to make it about her work, not so. They want to make it about her complexion, not so....

Steve Russell
7/1/15
Why Cherokees? Why do they always claim to be Cherokees? Over five hundred tribes to choose from and the redface bandits always come looking for us...
Matthew Scraper
5/23/15

Rarely, if ever, do I extend myself to a social media rant. This is primarily because I'm not sure that such things ever change opinions and belief systems. That said, I'm going to take a moment to do just that. Feel free to tune out—I won't be offended....

My Body Book of Rules Elissa Washuta
Adrian Jawort
12/1/14
Elissa Washuta, Cowlitz Indian Tribe, writes with fearless, gut-wrenching honesty and ambition in her creatively crafted memoir, My Body Is a Book of Rules ...
Christina Rose
12/28/13
Bill Wetzel, Blackfeet, is trying to do something he doesn’t think has been done before...
Steve Russell
8/20/13

Anniversaries matter in the short run as memory markers and in the long run they become traditions. The year 1963 was the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, and it was used by activists of the time to take another step toward emancipation on the economic front....

Duane Champagne
4/25/13
Countries with indigenous nations usually also have mixed-blood nations composed of people of indigenous descent and other nations or races...
Carol Berry
4/9/13
A tribal nation with what could be North America’s strictest enrollment criteria may soon decide on more flexible rules that might, if adopted, increase the tribe’s current 3,000-p...

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