Donna Ennis
10/25/14

“In the Fall of 1916,” he relates, “I was about my office when suddenly the door opened and a tall stern faced Indian entered. He asked if I was interested in the Indian claims to Wisconsin Point and I told him I was....

Donna Ennis
10/7/14

The following first was printed in The Daily Yonder and passed on to us by the author and the DY editor....

Donna Ennis
9/27/14

I have returned to school to earn a Master’s degree in Tribal Administration and Governance from the University of Minnesota Duluth....

Donna Ennis
9/15/14

Many of us are familiar with people of color trying to “pass” as white people perhaps to indulge in some White Privilege that they have heard so much about or maybe because being a person of color was a death sentence....

Donna Ennis
8/8/14

I have a message for all of you “stoners” in our Native community; there is nothing “traditional” about using a natural herb found in our environment if your method of using it is smoking the herb for recreational purposes....

Donna Ennis
7/22/14

In Canada a disproportionate number of indigenous women are missing and found murdered with evidence of police collusion and the roots of the problem reside in colonial administrative policies which the federal government maintains....

Donna Ennis
6/21/14

The U.S. Surgeon General has reported that rates of co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse, especially alcohol, are higher among Native Americans, and that the suicide rate among the Native population is 50 percent higher than the national rate....

Donna Ennis
5/16/14

Like many Native people I began my career working for my Tribe soon after graduating with my undergraduate social work degree....

Donna Ennis
5/3/13

The National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence presented its final report and recommendations to Attorney General Eric Holder in December 2012....

Donna Ennis
3/9/13

I have been involved for the past several years in the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI). There is overwhelming evidence that the wholesale incarceration of juvenile offenders is a failed strategy for combating youth crime....

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