Brandon Ecoffey

Last Thursday the disorderly conduct trial of Trace O’Connell, 41, of Philip, South Dakota wrapped up in Rapid City....

Simon Moya-Smith
Oglala Lakota president John Yellow Bird Steele told a group of New Age spiritualists who plan to gather in the Black Hills that as long as they respect the sacred site, including ...
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."...