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Chances are good that the land deed you hold rests on the treaty system. more

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Noah Flora

Here’s a good Independence Day read, and a reminder of the neglected history of our nation building. more

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USDOD

With an Indian taco and stick of buttered corn in my hands, nothing matches the drum beat of community. more

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As 'Indian Country Today' goes digital-only, it's hard to tell if it will have a viable place in Indian news. more

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Michael “Little Feather” Giron is the first person to face serious prison time for his role in the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline. more

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Tony Webster

I grew up with deep roots of racial self-hate. I wished I could fit in better with the dominant society. I wished to God I was not an American Indian. more

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Diné Equality

Prior to colonization, American Indians had their own values of tolerance and acceptance. Forgetting those values not only threatens our tradition, but our right to tribal sovereignty. more

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Tim Vanderpool

A desert tribe, tormented by border patrol, pushes back against Trump’s wall. more

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Lorie Shaull

Public attention has focused on the bad behavior of prominent, mostly white men. Thankfully, this spotlight is also falling on Indian men who have behaved in similar ways. more

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Rob87438

Tribal sovereignty is precarious at best. Indians know that at any point the President, Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court could do away with Indian-federal treaties, dismantle reservations, and open up tribal lands to the highest bidder. more

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US Army

For those who would say retiring Wahoo is a positive step in the right direction, I cry foul ball. more

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Trump’s Administration, so far, may not be as bad for American Indians as Andrew Jackson or Ulysses S. Grant. But it aims to be. more

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Arturo Pardavila III

This is a victory, but there’s still a lot of work to do. more

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Annabelle Marcovici

Some activists call Line 3 the “alternative Keystone” for providing tar sands oil a route out of landlocked northern Alberta. But unlike Keystone XL, Line 3 has largely escaped public attention. more

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The Gun Lake Tribe and Rhino Media Productions

I asked President Trump to join a traditional Native-American Thanksgiving. He did not reply. more

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Neeta Lind

His work marks a turning point in the consciousness of this country about historical and current mistreatment of American Indians. more

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From proud displays of Indians as savage sports mascots, to exploiting Indian land for oil and other natural resources, you cannot convince me that the spirit of Christopher Columbus is no longer with us. more

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The Cherokee were wrong to exclude their black brothers and sisters from membership. more

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Courtesy Greg Werkheiser

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape people have lived in New Jersey since before statehood. Now, they are once again battling for tribal recognition. more

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