Steve Russell
8/28/15
Some people have been asking why I make room for my Republican cousin Ray Sixkiller in this column. Three reasons. One is that I’m a Jack Democrat...
Working The Salt Pans of Salinas Peru
Arlo Starr
7/24/15
There must be something strangely sacred in salt. It is in our tears, and in the sea...
Jordan Wright
7/15/15
You don’t need to be a history buff to dive headlong into Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab (Penguin Press, 2015), Ste...
Kristi Eaton
7/7/15
Oklahoma is the new California, at least when it comes to earthquakes...
Gregory Smithers
7/5/15

The past two weeks has reminded Americans of just hard it is to escape the legacy of the Civil War. The Confederate battle flag—a symbol of racism for millions—appears on everything from license plates to string bikinis....

Micah Armstrong
7/1/15

Half-breed, mixed-blood, metis… These words are more than familiar to us who are not full-blooded American Indians....

Steve Russell
6/26/15
In the journalism trade, they call it a “scoop” or a “beat” and, if it involves special access to a source, a “get.” The basic idea is arriving at a destination first...
Gregory Smithers
5/30/15

When the United States Supreme Courts rules on gay marriage before its current session ends, Native Americans will likely greet the ruling with mixed feelings. Indian Country in the United States is deeply divided over gay marriage....

Steve Russell
5/29/15
Scientific American reported on the discovery of the first endotherm (“warm blooded”) fish, Lampris guttatus aka opah aka moonfish...
Steven Newcomb
5/25/15

In the 1823 U.S. Supreme Court ruling Johnson and Graham’s Lessee v. M’Intosh, Chief Justice Marshall made a statement on behalf of a unanimous court that the United States is still applying to our original nations and peoples one hundred and ninety two years later....

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