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Mary Annette Pember

Giving thanks to their ancestors for caring for the land, a Tlingit tribe questions the colonial roots of an American holiday. Read more

Dispatches

Native American women come to terms with an epidemic of sexual assault. Read more

Dispatches

About 30 percent of elementary students in Winner, South Dakota, are Native American. Only 1 percent finishes high school. Read more

Magazine

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue on a mission of plunder for Spain. When he arrived here, he commenced the virtual annihilation of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Read more

Dispatches

It is fitting that Vine Deloria Jr.'s spirit chose to pass on Nov. 13, so close to Thanksgiving. Read more

Dispatches

Spielberg's TV series simplified depiction of native peopleJuly 28, 2005 Steven Spielberg's latest television epic, "Into the West," traveled some tired trails in its effort to tell the story of the occupation of the American West and the ... Read more

Op-Eds

Abramoff, DeLay sell selves to highest bidderJune 28, 2005 House Majority Leader Tom DeLay has disgraced the Texas voters who helped bring him to power. He has come to embody the very image of a corrupt politician, selling his influence t... Read more

Dispatches

The tragedy on the Red Lake reservation in Minnesota has placed native people and our "social ills" on the mainstream media news for our 15 minutes. Read more

Op-Eds

"Indians are like the canaries that miners carried into those coal mines to predict disasters. We may start dropping first, but everyone else is going to follow, even the white man." Read more

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