Category Archives: Lakota

Call Out the Lies

  Resist Time to call out the lies. You can still be gracious. But there’s no need to tolerate stupidity in the face of bigotry, misogyny and dishonesty. So: write, text, tweet, and follow the folks whose aim is to … Continue reading

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Look deep enough and you will find Indigenous footprints

What news coverage reveals about Indian Country Yesterday, news outlets reported that the group which travelled to Oregon earlier this year, armed with rifles and pistols to take control of a federally protected wildlife area, was found, “not guilty of … Continue reading

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Okla-homeward bound

June marks the season when families return to Oklahoma and South Dakota. I’m packing a suitcase in my mind, getting mentally ready for the journey. Soon we will join our relatives in Grayhorse for the Osage dances: a time when … Continue reading

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What did you accomplish in 2013?

We still receive holiday cards. And I still send them. Cards are a way to keep in touch with friends we talk to only occasionally. We were a bit lazy this year: we posted our greetings, sent calendars, but failed … Continue reading

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Show me your indigenous people

We hoped our journey to Sri Lanka would find us within indigenous communities. We thought the best approach would be driving through the villages far outside the main cities. Earlier this week we walked through a village to the entrance … Continue reading

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Honoring John

November honors the indigenous people of North America and many of us have been sharing memories to position Native issues at the center of discussion. Turning the final page of the calendar marked a transition for my relative John Artichoker, … Continue reading

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Race explained

A public exhibit on race invites you to examine your beliefs. The exhibit declares there is no real scientific rationale for the word race and then walks visitors through a series of videos and narratives describing how race has been … Continue reading

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