Opinion

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Thankful for Thanksgiving

While I don't care much about Columbus Day (except that there's no school, which when my kids were younger was a pain), I do like Thanksgiving.

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View from Indian country: Turkey with a side of death

The nation will be gathering for a day set aside for turkey eating and football. But underneath the merriment is a false history that is also celebrated.

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Washington football team’s name must be changed

Several thousand people protested the name of the Washington's football team at a Minnesota Vikings home game recently.

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Goodbye Columbus, welcome Indigenous People's Day

I hope my kids will be able to go to school and hear the truth of what happened to our people.

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Black and Brown brought together by Ferguson police killing

But for the protests, this would not have received news coverage. The brutality is indicative of the treatment of people of color not just in the U.S. but hemisphere-wide.

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For Native rights, equality and voice in labor movement: Council FIRE

Native Americans deserve a chance at the American Dream. If any group of people is left behind, then we all lose.

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South Dakota’s genocide against Native Americans continues nonstop

The genocide being perpetrated by South Dakota against Native Americans continues unabated. This is beyond maddening.

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Checks in Native American settlement delayed again

More than 490,000 Indians are still waiting for settlement monies due them from the federal government. It's a disgrace.

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Dr. King spoke out against the genocide of Native Americans

It is probably little known what the great freedom fighter had to say about the horrific mistreatment of Native Americans by the U.S.

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Carter Camp, warrior for Native rights, dies at 72

After decades of struggle, Camp died Dec. 27, 2013 on tribal land in White Eagle, Okla. He was 72.

 

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