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Entries by Tim Giago from 02/2012

Slamming the Door on the Government Thieves

| Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

What started out as a lawsuit that would address all of the land, oil, timber, money, grazing and other resources ripped off from the Indian people and the tribes for all of these years was pared down for expediency and rolled into the pitiful settlement that eventually evolved.

Indians as Mascots for America's Fun and Games

| Posted 02.09.2012 | Huffington Post

As I wrote many times since, I did not write that headline. It was like waving a red flag in the face of the Redskin football fanatics. Since then whenever I have to use the Redskin word I always refer to it as the "R-Word." And why should it not carry the same inference as the "N-Word"?

Inspiring a New Generation of Native Americans

| Posted 02.28.2012 | Media

In South Dakota where the total population of Native Americans is about 12 percent, there is not now, nor has there ever been, a Native American appointed to the position of state or federal judge.