Opinion

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Petition campaign launched to halt South Dakota genocide of Native people

As part of a new campaign to stop the genocide of Native American people in South Dakota, the Lakota People's Law Project has initiated the Campaign to Free Lakota Children with a national petition.

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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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The passing of Russell Means was a loss for the world

Indian rights activist Russell Means passed on after a magnificent life of struggle to better the lives of American Indians.

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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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Will Arizona move left in 2012?

The 2012 elections are an opportunity to turn things around in Arizona.

Pipeline rejection is huge Native American victory

Make no mistake, it was Native Americans who spearheaded and bore the brunt of the campaign against the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.

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