Terese Marie Mailhot

Joe Flood writes in The New York Times article, "What's Lurking Behind the Suicides," that the issue of youth suicide is related to multi-generational sexual abuse that stems from abuse within Indian boarding schools....

Simon Moya-Smith
Conservative blogger Ellie Reynolds claims to be Oglala Lakota...
David Rooks

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan

A stately pleasure-dome decree

Where Alph, the sacred river, ran

… Down to a sunless sea.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1797...

Of the 47 films premiering or screening at the Montreal First Peoples Festival this year, the intersection of environmental destruction with indigenous rights played a major role...
Laura Waterman Wittstock

Debbie Dogskin froze to death in Fort Yates, North Dakota on February 4 while housesitting a trailer for a friend....

Jay Daniels

The Cobell settlement, approved on November 24, 2011, provides for a $1.9 billion Trust Land Consolidation Fund (Fund). The Settlement charges the U.S....

Autumn Dawn White Eyes

Today, Savage Media will release a video of Preston Wells’s poem entitled “If the Indian Mascot could speak.” It invokes a sense of anger, which I’ve never been able to express....

John Shaffer

I grew up in the white world. Anyone not white was a minority. In school we learned that Christopher Columbus was a hero who discovered America. Indians fought cowboys in the Old West, and Custer was tragically killed by a huge group of “bad savages."...

Oglala Sioux tribal officials on October 8 were preparing to declare a state of emergency in the wake of a blizzard that dumped an unseasonable two to three feet of snow, swept the...
Marty Two Bulls
If you missed Part 1, click here . The sharpened sticks were carved from the shinbone of a buffalo to ensure that they will not break during the piercing ceremony...