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News Coverage of Native Peoples

The following news stories cover Native Peoples' concepts of health and illness as well as public policy issues of importance within Native communities. The National Library of Medicine selected these news stories to appear within the Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness Exhibition. All are used with the publisher's permission. Some articles are recent award winners in the Native American Journalism Association's news excellence competition and also are used by permission. The news stories are organized by publication with an online viewing link where possible. The articles that require a subscription to the publication or are not accessible to view online are indicated.

* Article is not accessible for online viewing
† Article is accessible online but requires a subscription to that specific newspaper


Albuquerque Journal

Donna Olmstead – ‘Defeat The Beast’ (January 30, 2014) †
http://www.abqjournal.com/344999/news/proposed-tax-aims-to-improve-health.html

Charles D. Brunt – Last of the Original Code Talkers Dies (June 5, 2014)†
http://www.abqjournal.com/410977/news/last-of-the-original-29-dies.html

Rick Nathanson – Native Americans: Beatings occur all the time (July 24, 2014) †
http://www.abqjournal.com/434378/news/mayor-to-meet-with-navajos.html

Felicia Fonseca and Terry Tang – Navajo Nation gets $554M from U.S. (September 26, 2014) †
http://www.abqjournal.com/468639/news/navajo-nation-to-get-554m-from-us-in-settlement.html

Donna Olmstead – Navajos pass higher tax on junk food (January 31, 2014) †
http://www.abqjournal.com/345559/news/navajos-pass-higher-tax-on-junk-food.html

Jackie Jadrnak – New treatment center for Native American youths (November 5, 2013) †
http://www.abqjournal.com/294711/health/new-treatment-center-for-native-american-youths.html

Mike Bush – Rise & Fall (July 7, 2014)
http://www.abqjournal.com/426074/news/data-show-baby-boom-and-subsequent-collapse.html

Elaine Tassy – Sacred gardening (February 24, 2014) †
http://www.abqjournal.com/358260/news/abq-news/diners-to-benefit-as-campers-learn.html

Rick Nathanson – Sandia land swap very close (May 30, 2014) †
http://www.abqjournal.com/408206/news/land-swap-nearly-done.html

Elaine Tassy – Storied past (February 16, 2014)
http://www.abqjournal.com/353811/news/acoma-people-fold-old-traditions-into-present.html

Mike Bush – The Missing Link? (May 16, 2014) †
http://www.abqjournal.com/401125/news/dna-connects-first-americans-native-americans.html

Alaska Dispatch News (Anchorage Daily News)

Richard Maurer - 1988 Barrow whale rescue: the real story (February 3, 2012)

Kyle Hopkins – 66 teams hit the trail for Nome (March 3, 2013) †
http://www.adn.com/2013/03/02/2809426/zirkle-and-moore-share-dogs-and.html

Zaz Hollander – A learning experience (February 24, 2013) †
http://www.adn.com/2013/02/26/2803636/handlers-perform-unglamorous-tasks.html

Kyle Hopkins – A silent epidemic (February 25, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/2014/02/24/3344493/a-silent-epidemic.html

Kyle Hopkins – A woman can damage her developing fetus more profoundly by drinking alcohol than by smoking crack or shooting heroin. The damage is permanent, and it can happen before she even knows she’s pregnant. (February 23, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/2014/02/22/3341313/fetal-alcohol-syndrome-four-mothers.html

Lew Freedman – Adventures begin (March 3, 2013) †
http://www.adn.com/2013/03/02/2809537/iditarod-mushers-hit-the-trail.html

Laurel Andrews – Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to receive $153M in overdue federal payments (July 1, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/article/20140630/alaska-native-tribal-health-consortium-receive-153-million-overdue-federal-payments

Jill Burke – Alaska Native youth and violence by the numbers (June 15, 2014)
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20140615/alaska-native-youth-and-violence-numbers

Kyle Hopkins - Ambushed on trial (February 26, 2012)*

Mike Dunham - An Alaska original (October 28, 2011)*

Joseph Robertia – Aquatic invader (February 17, 2013) †
http://www.adn.com/2013/02/17/2792619/recently-discovered-elodea-plant.html

Mary Beth Smetzer - Athabascan matriarch remembered (September 19, 2011)
http://www.adn.com/2011/09/18/2075494/athabascan-matriarch-hannah-solomon.html

Grant Schulte - Beer companies sued by tribe (February 10, 2012)*

Richard Mauer – Begich comments on voting stir critics (March 11, 2013) †
http://www.adn.com/2013/03/10/2820072/debate-over-ease-of-voting-in.html

Lisa Demer – Bottom line looking up (October 12, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/article/20141011/finances-looking-ykhc-rural-needs-remain-big-and-expensive

Sarah James - Caribou protection vital to a way of life (September 21, 2011)
http://www.adn.com/2011/09/20/2079404/caribou-protection-vital-to-a.html

Yereth Rosen – Cultural ties for Natives help prevent suicide, experts say (August 21, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/article/20140820/cultural-ties-may-help-prevent-suicide-experts-say

Mike Dunham - Dazzling display (February 26, 2012)
http://www.adn.com/article/20120225/exhibit-connects-native-polynesian-art-work-famed-frenchman

Michael Carey - Do-rag man has last word at a funeral in Fairbanks (September 24, 2011)*

Jill Burke – Federal task force meets in Anchorage to tackle violence faced by Alaska Native children (June 12, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/article/20140611/empowering-tribes-federal-task-force-aims-cut-native-childrens-exposure-violence

Kevin Klott – Going with the flow (February 24, 2013) †
http://www.adn.com/2013/02/26/2803440/mushers-learn-quickly-that-they.html

Reba Lean - Honoring Solomon (September 24, 2011)
http://www.adn.com/2011/09/23/2084549/hundreds-attend-fairbanks-service.html

Lisa Demer – Hunt for Yup’ik treasures is a race against time (August 31, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/article/20140830/archaeologists-rush-save-yupik-treasures-threatened-vanishing-shoreline

Multiple Authors – Iditarod 42 (February 23, 2014)*

Kyle Hopkins - Iditarod champ Baker opens up to native youth (November 14, 2011)*

Mike Dunham - Illegal feathers snare prize-winning Tlingit artist (October 16, 2012)
www.adn.com/2012/10/15/2661657/native-alaskan-artist-told-his.html

Suzanna Caldwell – In Northwest Alaska, teens help lead the way in suicide prevention (September 8, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/article/20140907/northwest-arctic-teens-lead-way-suicide-prevention

Kevin Klott – Inspiration can be Ugly (February 24, 2013) †
http://www.adn.com/2013/02/26/2803663/petits-fuzzy-pet-doesnt-hit-the.html

Richard Mauer – Judge: Alaska Must Translate Ballots (June 5, 2014)
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20140604/judge-says-state-election-officials-got-law-native-languages-wrong

Richard Mauer – Justice Dept. says Alaska must improve access for Native voters (June 10, 2014)
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20140609/justice-department-says-alaska-other-states-must-improve-access-native-voters

Lisa Demer – Kotlik family wants answers (October 12, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/article/20141011/kotlik-death-plane-highlights-difficulty-rural-health-care

Craig Giammona - Kotzebue teen leads the charge to prevent suicides (January 29, 2012)
http://www.adn.com/article/20111113/kotzebue-teen-leads-charge-prevent-alaska-suicides

Julia O’Malley – Leader tells of struggles with alcohol (October 25, 2013)
http://www.adn.com/2013/10/24/3141130/at-the-afn-convention-a-voice.html

Mike Dunham - Light and legend (February 3, 2012)
http://www.adn.com/2012/01/28/2288493/light-and-legend-glass-artist.html

Kyle Hopkins and Beth Bragg – Marathon ends in a sprint (March 13, 2013)*

Kyle Hopkins – Murkowski, Young support Native fishing rights (October 20, 2012)
http://www.adn.com/2012/10/19/2665956/murkowski-and-young-criticize.html

Kyle Hopkins and Beth Bragg – No room for error (March 12, 2013)
http://www.adn.com/article/20130310/iditarod-trail-takes-its-toll-leaders

Kyle Hopkins – Norwegian rookie is right on time (March 12, 2013)*

Sean Cockerham – Pebble: Friend or foe? (September 29, 2013)
http://www.adn.com/2013/09/28/3099955/friend-or-foe-villagers-ponder.html

Julia O’Malley – Polar bear postcard (September 15, 2013)
http://www.adn.com/2013/09/14/3075516/omalley-a-polar-bear-postcard.html

Mike Dunham – Renowned Athabascan elder Katie John dies (June 1, 2013)
http://www.adn.com/2013/05/31/2922253/athabascan-elder-katie-john-passes.html

Lisa Demer – Tanana girls tell of dysfunction—and hope for better way (October 22, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/article/20141021/tanana-4-h-girls-tell-dysfunction-and-hope-better-way

Kyle Hopkins - The art of making akutaq (September 30, 2012)
http://www.adn.com/article/20121114/first-some-advice-dont-cook-angry

Kyle Hopkins – The home team (February 26, 2013) †
http://www.adn.com/2013/02/25/2802390/iditarod-rookies-sled-dogs-are.html

Yereth Rosen – Toll of shifting diets (September 29, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/article/20140928/shift-traditional-foods-takes-toll-alaska-native-populations

Suzanna Caldwell – Traditional foods making their way onto elders’ plates (August 25, 2014)
http://www.adn.com/article/20140824/traditional-foods-making-their-way-elders-plates-northwest-alaska

Kyle Hopkins – Wet or dry? (October 19, 2013)
http://www.adn.com/2013/10/19/3133340/wet-or-dry-shishmaref-must-make.html

Beth Bragg – ‘We’re not women; we’re mushers’ (March 3, 2013)
http://www.adn.com/2013/03/02/2809474/and-theyre-off-66-mushers-begin.html

Kyle Hopkins - Where English, Yup'ik meet (October 14, 2012)
http://www.adn.com/article/20121013/kyuk-radio-listeners-get-stories-yupik-and-english

Cherokee Phoenix

Will Chavez - Adair country landfill reopening brings concerns (June 2009)
http://www.cherokeephoenix.org/Article/Index/2919

Travis Snell - Art act in effect at holiday (September 2008)
http://www.cherokeephoenix.org/Article/Index/2294

Jami Custer - Cherokee nation studies Hastings management (February 2008)
http://www.cherokeephoenix.org/Article/Index/2004

Travis Snell - Councilor wrongly barred Phoenix video (December 2008)
http://www.cherokeephoenix.org/Article/Index/2435

Christina Good Voice - Family overcomes obstacles to get house (February 2009)*

Will Chavez - Indians can't ignore diabetes’ dangers (May 2009)*

Jami Custer - Mother teaches 3 sons weaving tradition (February 2009)
http://www.cherokeephoenix.org/Article/Index/2504

Christina Good Voice - Rising fuel costs hit citizens’ budgets (June 2008)*

Christina Good Voice - The perils of payday loans (March 2008)*

Travis Snell - U.S. Senate sees the light (April 2008)*

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune

Dana Attocknie - Living legends: Kathryn Hoffman (July 1, 2009)
http://www.c-a-tribes.org/Websites/michaelwood/Images/Newspapers/NewsPaper%202009/July_1st_2009_Issue.pdf

Fond du Lac Reservation News

Deborah Locke - Buckthorn be gone (November 2009)*

Deborah Locke - More rez adventures with the Indian scout (January 2008)*

High Country News

Elizabeth Grossman – Alaska’s Uncertain Food Future (August 18, 2014)
http://www.hcn.org/issues/46.14/alaskas-uncertain-food-future

Debra Krol - Cultural blight (July 20, 2009)
http://www.hcn.org/issues/41.12/cultural-blight

M. John Fayhee – Whose Apache Homelands? (October 14, 2013) †
http://www.hcn.org/issues/45.17/an-okie-apache-fights-his-kin-to-build-a-casino-and-bring-his-people-home

Honolulu Star- Advertiser

Gary T. Kubota - 22 Arrested at Palace (November 8, 2011)*

Mary Vorsino – A Program In Recovery (March 4, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=194749971

Derrick DePledge - Akaka Oks Native Hawaiian recognition strategy (October 30, 2011)*

Marcel Honoré – ALOHA: Journey begins as Hokule’a, Hikianalia leave Oahu (May 18, 2014)
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/were-going-were-going-its-time-to-go

Bruce Asato – Blessing Before The Voyage (May 12, 2014)*

Rob Perez – Broken Homes (October 13, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/newspremium/hawaiinewspremium/Broken_Homes.html?id=227573691

Stefanie Nakasone – Canoe Cuisine (May 12, 2014) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=258812461

Joleen Oshiro – Diet helps make cultural link for sailing crews (May 14, 2014)
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/diet-helps-make-cultural-link-for-sailing-crews

Andrew Gomes – Dual preservation (March 3, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=194484681

Rob Perez – Federal agency seeks answers from DHHL (June 25, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=212876791

Colette Machado – Federal recognition would pave a nation-to-nation path (July 20, 2014) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/editorialspremium/20140720_Federal_recognition_would_pave_a_nation-to-nation_path.html?id=267824221

Timothy Hurley – Fuddy saved the copter that ferried her body (December 12, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=235698681

Michael Tsai – Hawaiian canoes reach Papeete, Tahiti (June 23, 2014)
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/hawaiian-canoes-reach-papeete-tahiti

Rob Perez – Hawaiian governing body gets renewed (June 19, 2014) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=263784011

Rob Perez – Hawaiian Home Lands slammed (April 18, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=203553791

Rob Perez – Hawaiian recognition a key issue for Obama (September 5, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=222478941&id=222478941

Rob Perez and Dan Nakaso – Hawaiians reject federal input (June 24, 2014) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=264368371

Cindy Luis – Historic paddle finds its way home (July 4, 2014) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/newspremium/20140704__Historic_paddle_finds_its_way_home.html?id=265807231

Marcel Honoré – Hokule’a drops anchor at far-flung atoll (June 16, 2014)
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/hokulea-drops-anchor-at-far-flung-atoll

Michael Tsai – Inouye honored in low-key style (September 8, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/newspremium/20130908_Inouye_honored_in_lowkey_style.html?id=222863221&c=n

Ilima Long, Jon Osorio and Andre Perez – It’s an international rights issue, so U.S. must step back (July 20, 2014) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/editorialspremium/20140720_Its_an_international_rights_issue_so_US_must_step_back.html?id=267824231

Marcel Honoré – Journey Begins (May 31, 2014)
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/hokulea-and-hikianalia-finally-set-out-for-tahiti

Rob Perez – Kalima v. State: Left With Nothing (July 14, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/specialprojects/2013/kalima-v-state/

Joleen Oshiro – Kitchen On Board (May 14, 2014)
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/kitchen-on-board-the-hokulea/

Timothy Hurley – Let’s stall sovereignty, OHA CEO says (May 30, 2014) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=261217041

Vicki Viotti – Life’s Tough Choices (October 30, 2011) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=132844928&id=132844928

Susan Essoyan - Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander population swells (May 9, 2012) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=150733815

Marcel Honoré – Navigators share memories of beloved mentor ‘Papa’ Mau (May 24, 2014)
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/navigators-share-memories-of-beloved-mentor-papa-mau

Gordon Y. K. Pang - Restoration of Heiau in Waianae combines cleanup and culture (September 25, 2011)*

Nina Wu - Restoring the lands (September 30, 2011)*

Williamson Chang – Road to sovereignty should be founded in Hawaiian values (July 20, 2014) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/editorialspremium/20140720_Path_to_Sovereignty_should_be_founded_in_Hawaiian_values.html?id=267824211

Rob Shikina – Rule aims at recognition for Native Hawaiians (May 25, 2014) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=260584281

Multiple Authors – Sail of the Century: Part 1 (May 12, 2014)
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/monday-001/   
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/monday-002/   
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/tuesday-003/   
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/monday-004/

Multiple Authors – Sail of the Century: Part 2 (May 13, 2014)
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/tuesday-001
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/tuesday-002
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/tuesday-003
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/tuesday-004

Star-Advertiser staff and news services – Say Aloha to Balmy Weather, Study Says (October 10, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/newspremium/20131010_Say_aloha_to_balmy_weather_study_says.html?id=227193001

Gary T. Kubota – Secret Garden (April 25, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=204644911&id=204644911

Gregg K. Kakesako and Leila Fujimori – ‘She let go and there was no response’ (December 12, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=235698671

Marcel Honoré – Smooth Sailing (June 11, 2014)
http://hokulea.staradvertiser.com/hokulea-and-hikianalia-make-good-time-sailing-to-tahiti

Mary Vorsino - Some say summit failed to project the spirit of Hawaii to global (November 14, 2011)*

Gary T. Kubota – Sponsors aid Hokule’a’s voyage (April 21, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/newspremium/20130421__Sponsors_aid_Hokuleas_voyage.html

Cindy Luis – The first. The best. (July 15, 2012)*

Dan Nakaso - The future of Kalaupapa (September 18, 2011)*

Gordon Y.K. Pang – Vandalism harms Iolani Palace (February 10, 2014) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=244671411

Jim Borg – W.M. Keck Observatory (March 13, 2013) †
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=197717121&id=197717121

Huffington Post

Lynne Peeples – Coal-Hungry World Brings Tough Choices For Native Americans (January 30, 2014)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/30/northwest-coal-exports_n_4611021.html

Indian Country Today

John Christian Hopkins – A Double Victory in Beantown (May 7, 2014)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/04/21/indian-rhode-island-who-won-boston-marathon-twice-154541

Tanya Lee - A Shot in the Arm For Med Students (July 6/13, 2011)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/article/former-ihs-doctor-establishes-scholarship-for-american-indian-students-40433

Konnie Lemay – Answering the call (July 4/11, 2012)*

Katsi Cook - At the center, native women (July 18, 2009)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/ictarchives/2009/07/18/cook-at-the-center-native-women-84171

Terri Hansen - Climate change, drought transforming Navajo’s dunescape to a dust bowl (November 27, 2009)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/ictarchives/2009/11/27/climate-change-drought-transforming-navajo%25e2%2580%2599s-dunescape-to-a-dust-bowl-83769

Rob Capriccioso - First lady’s interior visit highlights lack of native press access (February 13, 2009)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/ictarchives/2009/02/13/first-lady%25e2%2580%2599s-interior-visit-highlights-lack-of-native-press-access-83691

Suzette Brewer – In South Dakota, A Native Child Test Case (April 30, 2014) *

Charles Trimble - Let go the chains of victimhood (August 18, 2008)*

Rob Capriccioso - Native press lacks equal access to presidential campaigns (August 18, 2008)*

Kara Briggs - New tack for Indian health care (September 12, 2008)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/ictarchives/2008/08/29/briggs-new-tack-for-indian-health-care-79515

Tristan Ahtone – Poison on tap (June 13, 2012)*

Valerie Tailman - Selling the sacred (October 13, 2009)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/ict_sbc/selling-the-sacred

Carol Craig – Silenced, but not forgotten (June 13, 2012)*

Stephanie Woodard – Spiritual Listening (March 6, 2013)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/01/17/alaska-natives-tackle-youth-suicide-lessons-land-147028

Suzette Brewer – The Child Snatchers (March 26, 2014)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/02/20/swept-away-south-dakotas-native-children-denied-due-process-custody-cases-153659

Suzette Brewer – The Fight For South Dakota’s Young Natives (April 23, 2014)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/04/14/swept-away-part-3-battle-south-dakotas-native-children-begins-154434

Eisa Ulen Richardson - The Grains Did It! (August 22, 2012)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/article/study-of-remains-of-the-pueblo-reveals-causes%25e2%2580%2594and-possible-cures%25e2%2580%2594for-diabetes-epidemic-130651

Kevin Taylor – The Shaman’s Cure (May 2, 2012)*

Suzette Brewer – The Van Hunnik Crucible (March 26, 2014)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/03/17/swept-away-part-2-oglala-v-van-hunnik-154041

Lee Allen – Totemic travel (July 4/11, 2012)*

Ka Wai Ola

Lisa Asato – A Promise Kept (February 2013)
http://www.oha.org/ka-wai-ola/pepeluali-2013

Lynn Cook – Art on the rocks (November 2011)
http://www.oha.org/sites/default/files/KWO1111_issuu.pdf (PAGE 31 on PDF)

Cheryl Corbiell – Blaisdell reflects on a lifetime in medicine (January 2014)
http://www.oha.org/sites/default/files/KWO1111_issuu.pdf (PAGE 13 on PDF)

Peter Apo – Herb Kane- nation builder (July 2011)
http://www.oha.org/sites/default/files/KWO1107_%2Bissuu.pdf(PAGE 27 on PDF)

Kathy Muneno – Herb Kane to receive posthumous award (October 2011)
http://issuu.com/kawaiola/docs/kwo1110/22

Author Unknown – Native Hawaiian Health Fact Sheet 2011 (October 2011)*

Author Unknown – Seeking Sanctuary (December 2012)
http://www.oha.org/ka-wai-ola/kekemapa-2012

Lakota Country Times

Charles Trimble - IYESKA: Notes from mixed-blood country (April 29, 2009)
http://www.lakotacountrytimes.com/news/2009-04-29/Voices/010.html

Roseanna Renaud - Viet Nam vet seeks military benefits (May 6, 2009)
http://www.lakotacountrytimes.com/news/2009-05-06/local_news/033.html

Navajo Times

Noel Lyn Smith – A life of service (July 5, 2012)
http://www.navajotimes.com/entertainment/2012/0712/070512wil.php

Cindy Yurth - A new suicide prevention tool is tailored to Diné (October 18, 2012) *

Cindy Yurth and Tséyi’ Bureau – A time for healing: Coalition confronts Christian boarding school trauma (April 3, 2014) †
http://www.navajotimes.com/news/2014/0414/040314boarding.php#.U8QBBLEZ9ls

Marley Shebala – ‘All I could do was pray’ (October 6, 2011)
http://navajotimes.com/news/2011/1011/101011silverstar.php

Duane A. Beyal - Arrogance and fear (September 10, 2009)
http://www.navajotimes.com/opinions/2009/0909/091009arrogance.php

Marley Shebala - Asbestos fine reduced? (May 21, 2009)
http://www.navajotimes.com/news/2009/0509/052109asbestos.php

Alastair Lee Bitsoi – DCAA ‘shocked’ with Shelly’s veto of junk food tax bill (February 13, 2014) †
http://navajotimes.com/politics/2014/0214/021314junk.php#.UyC63YXYm8A

Cindy Yurth - Dine author shares her story during fair (September 17, 2009)*

Chee Brossy - FBI too harsh in artifacts sting? (July 9, 2009)
http://www.navajotimes.com/news/2009/0709/070909sting.php

Colleen Keane – Healers of Tomorrow on track for college and health careers (May 22, 2014) †
http://navajotimes.com/entertainment/health/2014/0514/052214healers.php#.U8PsP7EZ9ls

Colleen Keane – HOT to help (January 16, 2014) †
http://lovingservice.us/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/Navajo_Times_1-16-2014_article_on_HOT.2162605.pdf

Noel Lyn Smith – ‘Language is important’ (May 17, 2012)
http://navajotimes.com/news/2012/0512/051712tso.php

Chee Brossy - Looking for my family (June 25, 2009)
http://www.navajotimes.com/news/2009/0609/062509orphan.php

Cindy Yurth - No relief (May 1, 2008)*

Jason Begay - Plenty of blame in BCDS boondoggle (May 29, 2008)*

Alysa Landry – Senate votes, 78-22, to reauthorize Violence Against Women Act (February 14, 2013)
http://www.navajotimes.com/news/2013/0213/021413vaw.php

Cindy Yurth – Silver Anniversary: Hopis commemorate their medalist with – what else? – a footrace (August 16, 2012)*

Alastair Lee Bitsoi – Simpson vows override of junk food tax veto (February 20, 2014)*

Marley Shebala - Stiffed by the speaker? (September 25, 2008)
http://www.navajotimes.com/news/2008/0908/092408legislative.php

Jason Begay - Study dissects how, where tribe went wrong with OnSat (October 29, 2009)
http://www.navajotimes.com/news/2009/1009/102909onsat.php

Alysa Landry – Study: Parkinson’s disease higher among Native populations (January 30, 2014)*

Cindy Yurth - Targeting the Confluence (June 14, 2012)
http://navajotimes.com/news/2012/0612/061412con.php

Jason Begay - Teaching thick fingers to weave (July 23, 2009)
http://www.navajotimes.com/entertainment/2009/0709/072309weave.php

Alastair Lee Bitsoi – The epitome of a pharmacist (June 5, 2014) †
http://www.navajotimes.com/entertainment/people/2014/0614/060514pharm.php#.U71EgbHDU-4

Bill Donovan - The riot of ’89 (July 16, 2009)
http://navajotimes.com/news/2009/0709/071609riot.php

Marley Shebala - Top officials not charged (March 27, 2008)*

Bill Donovan – Tribe considers running its own Medicaid program (February 14, 2013)
http://www.navajotimes.com/politics/2013/0213/021413med.php

Colleen Keane – Tribes unhappy with NM’s choice of Medicaid providers (February 14, 2013)
http://www.navajotimes.com/politics/2013/0213/021413med.php

Marley Shebala - Turmoil in Window Rock (October 29, 2009)*

Colleen Keane – Victims’ advocates: VAWA passage sorely (February 14, 2013)
http://www.navajotimes.com/news/2013/0213/021413vaw.php

Alastair Lee Bitsoi – Workshop uses stories, skits to confront problems (January 9, 2014)*

Shondiin Silversmith – Youth develop issues, solutions then present to candidates (August 21, 2014) †
http://navajotimes.com/politics/election2014/082114youth.php#.VFqtSsmJw4c

Osage News

Shannon Shaw - Chief Jim Gray sues six members of Congress for controversial meeting (November 2009) *

Shannon Shaw - Indian Country Responding to Osage’s Designs (December 2008) *

Pavement Pieces

Rachel Morgan - The forgotten Navajo: A family’s pain (October 16, 2009)
http://pavementpieces.com/the-forgotten-navajo-a-familys-pain/

Potawatomi Traveling Times

Michelle Spaude - Half marathon completed (June 1, 2009) *

The Eastern Door

Steve Bonspiel - Mclvor decision is a big one (November 20, 2009) *

Timmy Norton - Sacred Mohawk land returned (October 12, 2012) *

The New York Times

Timothy Williams - $1 Million Each Year for All, As Long as Tribe’s Luck Holds (August 9, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/us/more-casinos-and-internet-gambling-threaten-shakopee-tribe.html?pagewanted=all

Nate Schweber – 20 Pounds? Not Too Bad, for an Extinct Fish (April 24, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/24/us/lahontan-cutthroat-trout-make-a-comeback.html

Nicholas D. Kristof - A Battle with the Brewers (May 5, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/06/opinion/sunday/kristof-a-battle-with-the-brewers.html?_r=1

Williams Yardley – A Northwest Journey by Canoe To Reconnect With the Old Ways (July 25, 2011)
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/25/us/25canoe.html

Dan Frosch – A Repository For Eagles Finds Itself In Demand (May 5, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/05/us/a-repository-for-eagles-finds-itself-in-demand.html?pagewanted=all

Patricia Leigh Brown - A vision of reviving tribal ways In a remote corner of California (March 19, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/19/us/yurok-indian-traditions-to-be-revived-in-new-village.html?pagewanted=all

The Editorial Board – Abandoned in Indian Country (July 24, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/24/opinion/abandoned-in-indian-country.html

Kirk Johnson – Alaska Looks for Answers in Glacier’s Summer Surges (July 23, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/23/us/alaska-looks-for-answers-in-glaciers-summer-flood-surges.html

Luiz F. Edmond - Alcohol and the reservation: Anheuser-Busch’s View (May 9, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/09/opinion/alcohol-and-the-reservation-anheuser-buschs-view.html

Byron L. Dorgan – Broken Promises (July 11, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/11/opinion/broken-promises.html?ref=opinion

Sharon Otterman – Complex emotions with naming of first American Indian Saint (July 25, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/25/nyregion/complex-emotions-as-kateri-tekakwitha-is-named-a-saint.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all

Robert D. McFadden – Daniel Inouye, Hawaii’s Quiet Voice of Conscience in Senate, Is Dead at 88 (December 18, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/us/daniel-inouye-hawaiis-quiet-voice-of-conscience-in-senate-dies-at-88.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

Kirk Johnson – Fight Over Energy Finds A New Front in a Corner of Idaho (September 26, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/26/us/fight-over-energy-finds-a-new-front-in-a-corner-of-idaho.html

Dan Frosch – Focus on Preserving Heritage Can Limit Foster Care for Indians (January 27, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/27/us/focus-on-heritage-hinders-foster-care-for-indians.html

Timothy Williams - For Native American women, scourge of rape, rare justice (May 23, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/23/us/native-americans-struggle-with-high-rate-of-rape.html?pagewanted=all

Bret Schulte – For Pacific Islanders, hopes and troubles in Arkansas (July 5, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/05/us/for-marshall-islanders-hopes-and-troubles-in-arkansas.html

Kirk Johnson – Health Care Is Spread Thin on Alaskan Frontier (May 28, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/29/us/health-care-in-vast-alaska-frontier-is-spread-thin.html

Byron Dorgan - Helping Native Americans (May 17, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/18/opinion/helping-native-americans.html

Judith H. Dobrzynski - Honoring art, honoring artists (February 6, 2011)
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C06E4DF1E39F935A35751C0A9679D8B63&pagewanted=all

Frank LaMere, Aneel Karnani, Waheed Hussain, and Richard B.- How to address alcoholism on Indian reservations by (May 16, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/05/16/how-to-address-alcoholism-on-indian-reservations

Jonathan Weisman – Measure to Protect Women Stuck on Tribal Land Issue (February 10, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/11/us/politics/violence-against-women-act-held-up-by-tribal-land-issue.html?_r=0

Callan J. Chythlook-Sifsof – Native Alaska, Under Threat (June 27, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/28/opinion/native-culture-under-threat.html

Dan Frosch – Navajo Confront an Increase in New H.I.V. Infections (May 20, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/20/us/navajo-confront-increase-in-new-hiv-infections.html

Dan Frosch – Nestled Amid Toxic Waste, A Navajo Village Faces Losing Its Land Forever (February 20, 2014)
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/20/us/nestled-amid-toxic-waste-a-navajo-village-faces-losing-its-land-forever.html

Alan Schwarz – Overcoming Addiction, Professor Tackles Perils American Indian Face (May 12, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/12/us/professor-ex-addict-confronts-perils-american-indians-face.html

Annie Lowrey – Pain on the Reservation (July 12, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/13/business/economy/us-budget-cuts-fall-heavily-on-american-indians.html?pagewanted=all

Rachel Donadio - Pope Canonizes 7 Saints, Including 2 With New York Ties (October 22, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/22/nyregion/pope-canonizes-kateri-tekewitha-and-marianne-cope.html

Nicholas D. Kristof - Poverty’s poster child (May 10, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/10/opinion/kristof-povertys-poster-child.html

Robert D. McFadden - Russell Means, Who Clashed With Law As He Fought for Indians, Is Dead at 72 (October 23, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/23/us/russell-means-american-indian-activist-dies-at-72.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

Tom Mashberg – Secret Bids Guide Hopi Indians’ Spirits Home (December 17, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/17/arts/design/secret-bids-guide-hopi-indians-spirits-home.html

Timothy Williams – Seeking to Stem Endless Abuse of Tribe’s Children (September 20, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/20/us/us-steps-in-as-child-sex-abuse-pervades-sioux-tribe.html?pagewanted=all

Fernanda Santos – Some Find Path to Navajo Roots Through Mormon Church (October 31, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/us/for-some-the-path-to-navajo-values-weaves-through-the-mormon-church.html

Jack Healy - Tapping Into the Land, And Dividing Its People (August 16, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/16/us/montana-tribe-divided-on-tapping-oil-rich-land.html?pagewanted=all

The Editorial Board – The Sequester Hits the Reservation (March 20, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/21/opinion/the-sequester-hits-the-indian-health-service.html

Dan Frosch - Tribe Looks to End Old Exile, but Casino Plans Lead to Conflict (November 18, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/18/us/fort-sill-apache-tribes-casino-plans-lead-to-conflict.html

Ian Lovett – Tribes Clash As Casinos Move Away From Home (March 4, 2014)
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/04/us/tribes-clash-as-casinos-move-away-from-home.html

Timothy Williams - Washington Steps Back From Policing Indian Lands, Even as Crime Rises (November 13, 2012)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/13/us/as-crime-rises-on-indian-lands-policing-is-cut-back.html

Jack Healy – Water Rights Tear at an Indian Reservation (April 22, 2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/22/us/bitter-battle-over-water-rights-on-montana-reservation.html

Eric Konigsberg – Who Killed Anna Mae? (April 27, 2014)
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/27/magazine/who-killed-anna-mae.html

The Seattle Times

Parka Bock - Canoe culture (May 4, 2008) *

Ross Anderson – Forest’s future in the balance (September 25, 2011)
http://seattletimes.com/html/realestate/2016289646_realportgamble25.html

Mark Niesse - Hawaiian group demands monarchy be restored (June 20, 2008) *

Beverly Beyette - Molokai, “the last Hawaiian place” (November 18, 2007) *

Mary Ann Gwinn – Wetlands vanishing (April 24, 1991)
http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19910424&slug=1279310

The Southern Ute Drum

Jeremy Wade Shockley - Solix: Fueling a better world (August 14, 2009)
http://www.southern-ute.nsn.us/DRUM/pdf/090814DRUM/090814DRUM_PDF.pdf

The Wall Street Journal

Jim Carlton – A Big-Sky Battle Over Bison (July 26, 2012) †
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444097904577539681932081986.html?KEYWORDS=A+big-sky+battle+over+bison

Tamara Audi - A canyon separates foes in grand battle (March 23, 2012)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303812904577297351430100784.html

Justin Scheck - A land claim with strings attached (November 15,2011)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204621904577018211756323458.html

Ana Campoy - A Tussle Over Sacred Land (October 17, 2012)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444657804578053091115540244.html

Jim Carlton – A Winter Without Walruses (October 13, 2013) †
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304795804579101440469640728

Gary Fields and John R. Emshwiller – As Federal Crime List Grows, Threshold of Guilt Declines (September 27, 2011)†
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904060604576570801651620000.html

Terry L. Anderson - At last, some bright spots in Indian country (March 23-24, 2012) †
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304692804577281890450646580.html

Stephen Miller – Hawaii’s First Congressman Put Islands on Political Map (December 18, 2012)
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887323723104578185890609182654

Michael Allen – My Great-Great-Grandfather and an American Indian Tragedy (November 24, 2014)
http://online.wsj.com/articles/my-great-great-grandfather-and-an-american-indian-tragedy-1416855754

Joel Millman - Name Ban Sparks Tribes' Ire (May 25, 2012)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304065704577424632131650696.html

Lee Rosenbaum – Native, North American, New (August 15, 2011)†
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443343704577549263532916868.html

Robert Lee Hotz – Old Bones Reveal a Key Link (May 16, 2014) †
http://online.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702303908804579563971867031520

Jim Carlton – Oregon Water Fight Revives (April 20-21, 2013) †
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324763404578428962610094212.html

Mike Spector – Proposed Foxwoods Deal Is Gamble for Creditors (August 15, 2011)†
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904823804576504750664008590.html

Jack Nicas – Shale-Oil Boom Divides Reservation (March 1, 2013) †
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323293704578331030315441350.html

Lee Rosenbaum - Shows that defy stereotypes (March 15, 2011)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703559604576176511431781844.html

Ben Cohen - Snow job: ski resorts call on higher authorities to save season (January 20, 2012) †
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204468004577167042382438200.html

Nathan Koppel – Tribe fights with slaves’ kin (July 17, 2012) †
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303292204577519000907248734.html?KEYWORDS=nathan+koppel

Jesse Newman – Tribe Weighs New Approach on Alcohol Sales (July 10, 2013) †
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324260204578587924091637736.html

Dan Frosch – Tribes’ Economic Lifeline Faces Squeeze (July 24, 2014) †
http://online.wsj.com/articles/tribes-online-lending-squeezed-by-regulators-1406158967

Dan Frosch – Tribes’ New Negotiating Power Hits Utilities (April 29, 2014) †
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB20001424052702304788404579523661972129936

Dan Frosch – Windfall Enriches Life on Poor Reservation (May 24-25, 2014)
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304655304579549850718235582

The Washington Post

Associated Press – Albert White Hat, preserver of Lakota language, dies at 74 (June 23, 2013)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/albert-white-hat-preserver-of-lakota-language-dies-at-74/2013/06/23/a05d49be-da81-11e2-9df4-895344c13c30_story.html

Joel Achenback – Cave yields clue in human mystery (May 16, 2014)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/girls-12000-year-old-skeleton-may-solve-a-mystery/2014/05/15/e45a6330-da90-11e3-8009-71de85b9c527_story.html

Sari Horwitz – Childhoods lost (March 10, 2014)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/the-hard-lives--and-high-suicide-rate--of-native-american-children/2014/03/09/6e0ad9b2-9f03-11e3-b8d8-94577ff66b28_story.html

Sari Horwitz – DARK SIDE OF THE BOOM (September 29, 2014)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2014/09/28/dark-side-of-the-boom/

Robert McCartney – Do a new survey of Indians’ take on ‘Redskins’ (February 20, 2014)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/we-need-a-fresh-reliable-opinion-poll-to-show-what-indians-today-think-of-redskins-name/2014/02/19/6afdb02c-99a0-11e3-b88d-f36c07223d88_story.html

Ian Shapira – Embracing ‘Redskins’ (October 27, 2014)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/in-arizona-a-navajo-high-school-emerges-as-a-defender-of-the-washington-redskins/2014/10/26/dcfc773a-592b-11e4-8264-deed989ae9a2_story.html

Kate Darby Rauch - How Indian youth defeat addictions (March 10, 1992) *

Lyndsey Layton – In Montana, an Indian reservation’s children feel the impact of sequester’s cuts (March 21, 2013)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/in-montana-an-indian-reservations-children-feel-the-impact-of-sequesters-cuts/2013/03/21/90b61722-916e-11e2-bdea-e32ad90da239_story.html

DeNeen Brown - One nation? (July 24, 2011) *

Joby Warrick & Juliet Eilperin - Retreating Arctic Ice opens way to resources (May 16, 2011) *

Michael McCarthy - The myth of the drunken Indian (September 22, 1992) *

David Treuer - Warren says she’s Native American. So she is. (May 6, 2012)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/elizabeth-warren-says-shes-native-american-so-she-is/2012/05/04/gIQAn31z1T_story.html

Wendy Melillo - Why are the Pima Indians sick? (March 30, 1993) *

Time

Vaughn Wallace – The Mohawk Ironworkers: Rebuilding the Iconic Skyline of New York (September 11, 2012)
http://lightbox.time.com/2012/09/11/the-mohawk-ironworkers-rebuilding-the-iconic-skyline-of-new-york/#1

Tribal College Journal

Mary Annette Pember - The red road to green (Winter 2008) †
http://www.tribalcollegejournal.org/archives/4510

Wisconsin State Journal

Jason Stein - Down to a whisper (June 1-3, 2008)
http://host.madison.com/app/interactive/language/