Opinion

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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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South Dakota covers up sex abuse of Native foster children

Forced into sexually abusive foster care; incredible and atrocious as it may sound, that is the fate the state of South Dakota assigned to several Lakota children through its Department of Social Services.

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Is South Dakota being “demonized” over treatment of Native Americans?

South Dakota is a hotbed of virulent racism, perhaps without parallel anywhere else in the U.S.

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Native American joblessness is slow genocide

Small wonder that U.S. Native peoples are beset with a blistering, hideous panoply of social and health ills hardly seen elsewhere in this world. Unemployment kills!

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Native Americans left out of economic recovery, as always

For urban Native Americans, the jobless rate averages around 48 percent. In general, Indian Country is in a permanent depression even when the national economy is on the upswing.

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