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East Colorado Reservations

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Putting secession on the ballot in a county is, pretty obviously, nothing more than a political stunt. It brings to mind those who launch efforts to amend the Constitution even though they know they're never going to succeed. I appreciate the value of a good political stunt, though.

Life or Death: Teen Suicide on American Indian Reservations

Jay Tavare | Posted 06.16.2011 | Impact
Jay Tavare

Traditions, language and spiritual beliefs of so many of the American Indian nations are almost completely extinguished. Is it any wonder that the youth find themselves in an identity crisis?

The Tough Transition From Indian Reservation To City

Tim Giago | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tim Giago

America has always looked at racial injustice as a black-and-white issue, but here is South Dakota, it has always been a red-and-white issue.

Nelson Mandela Was a Man of Poetry

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tim Giago

The poem that inspired Mandela was "Invictus," by the English poet William Ernest Henley, and it was in a book of poetry I read as a young boy living on a very poor Indian reservation.