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Seeing Clearly For The Very First Time

Cate Montana | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Cate Montana

We are in the midst of watching humanity awakening to what it is and is not true: what is and is not valuable; what is and is not sustainable; what is and is not worth a moment's thought.

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort a Slap in the Face to Piestewa

Tim Giago | Posted 07.27.2016 | Media
Tim Giago

Is the word "squaw" an obscene word? We think it all depends on the many variations of "Obscenity." In the Algonquin language the word squaw simply translates to mean "woman."

Senate Passed Bill Expediting Fossil Fuel Extraction on Native American Land Two Days Before Paris Agreement

Steve Horn | Posted 12.20.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogPhoto Credit: Indigenous Environmental Network Indigenous peoples' rights nearly did not make it into the global deal sign...

Tribal Truths

Mehdy Ghannad | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Mehdy Ghannad

A trip to South Dakota and a visit with the local Native American community is enough to change ones view and perspective of America.

Touching an Eagle Feather to the Brow of Warren Buffett

Tim Giago | Posted 05.20.2012 | Media
Tim Giago

When I started NSN, even some of my best friends thought I was losing it. The comment I heard the most was, "Newspapers are dying so why are you starting one now?"

Freedom of the Press Not Exactly Alive in Indian Country

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tim Giago

I look forward to reading the first edition of This Week from Indian Country, but in the back of my mind I will always wonder how many Native writers were censored before the magazine went to press.

A Tiny Native American Newspaper Was Born on July 1, 1981

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tim Giago

On July 1, 1981, a small, weekly newspaper was born on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The paper was named The Lakota Times for the people it would serve.