Cedric Sunray
2/17/15

The Pamunkey Tribe has recently come under fire by the Congressional Black Caucus for, until very recently, their constitutional prohibition of intermarriage with black people....

Cedric Sunray
2/14/15

The first time I set foot on the Chitimacha Indian Reservation in Louisiana was in the 1990s. Prior to this, I had seen pictures of some of their tribal members attending Indian boarding schools with members of my own tribe and many others....

Cedric Sunray
5/21/14

“NCAI condemns Donald Sterling’s appalling comments regarding African Americans. There is no place in modern society for that kind of hatred and discrimination....

Gene Lehmann, Chickasaw Nation
1/5/14
There definitely is something about Merry. Rev. Howard and Mrs. Lorena Baker knew their daughter would be born at Christmastime...
Cedric Sunray
12/7/13

Over the years I have visited and fellowshipped with a great number of tribes situated in the Eastern and Southern regions of the United States. Through this experience I have noticed a telling reality that has long been silently acknowledged, but rarely publicly spoken about....

Cedric Sunray
11/12/13

Hundreds of articles have been published and thousands of comments have been shared online. Tribes around the country have galvanized their support....

Cedric Sunray
8/11/13

It’s been a long… long time a coming… but I know….change going come. On June 3, I walked into the Department of the Interior along with one of the chiefs from the Virginia tribes....

Cedric Sunray
7/29/13

A month or so ago my inbox was flooded with emails letting me know that the federal recognition process was getting a giant overhaul. Accompanying the e-mails were attachments of letters, revised drafts, etc. Most seemed optimistic. My response was simple....

Cedric Sunray
6/16/13

Lindy Waters (Kiowa/Cherokee) was a former stand out collegiate basketball player, but you won’t hear him talk too much about that. Today his life is consumed as a father of four, administrator at the University of Oklahoma, and Indian community advocate....

Cedric Sunray
6/7/13

Moore, Oklahoma is the community where my wife and her siblings would ride their dirt bikes for miles during their upbringing. It was the place her brother would play high school football and she would run track. A place their family has so many fond memories and stories of....

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