Subject:

Bureau of Indian Affairs

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2005
  • Arts

    July 7, 2004

    Bury the Truth at Wounded Knee

    Dennis Banks’s new memoir—and the murder that won’t go away

  • News

    June 2, 2004
  • News

    May 12, 2004

    Nuke 'Em!

    Xcel energy spearheads a high-stakes plan to store nuclear waste on a tiny, dirt-poor Indian reservation in the Utah desert

  • News

    December 17, 2003

    Local Music Yearbook '03

    We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.

  • News

    October 10, 2001

    What's Lost When a Language Dies?

    Only Our Grandchildren Will Know.

  • News

    September 5, 2001

    Playing Horse

    Ruby Myhre was 14 when she had her first baby, and 17 when she first used heroin. Now, at 23, she wants a chance to mix sobriety and motherhood.

  • News

    June 20, 2001

    No Reservations

    For 13 years publisher Bill Lawrence has specialized in tales of graft and greed on the rez. He knows it's a dirty job, but no one else is doing it.

  • Books

    September 27, 2000

    A Rice by Any Other Name

    The University of Minnesota's genetic research on wild rice goes against the grain

  • Books

    August 23, 2000

    The Searchers

    Bob Brown always knew he was Indian. Now he wants the government to recognize his tribe.

  • Books

    March 22, 2000

    Members Only

    Did the feds turn a blind eye to the Shakopee tribal enrollment fight? Finally, Congress decides to take a look.

  • News

    February 16, 2000

    Bury My Heart

    For years it has been whispered that the 1976 slaying of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Aquash was an inside job. Now a new rash of accusations aims squarely at local heroes Clyde and Vernon Bellecourt.

  • Books

    January 26, 2000

    Blood Money

    On the Shakopee Mdewakanton reservation, dissidents want to know: Who is an Indian?

  • Books

    November 10, 1999

    Smoke Screen

    After 27 years, the City of Minneapolis still can't figure out which of its firefighters are Native American

  • Feature

    November 5, 1997

    Jokers Wild

    Gambling-rich tribes opposing a casino in Hudson--including the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota and the Mille Lacs Chippewa--hired heavy-hitting lobbyist Patrick O'Connor, who personally spoke to the president about the matter at a fundraiser in Minneapolis.

  • Feature

    October 15, 1997

    High Stakes

    When Minnesota and Wisconsin tribes gave $500,000 to the Democrats, a lobbyist testified, the Democrats listened.

  • News

    November 27, 1996

    Love's Cold Calculus

    Notes on the least reputable and most profitable literary genre in American publishing: the romance novel.

  • News

    March 20, 1996

    After the Gold Rush

    How casino millions changed life on the Mdewakanton Dakota reservation in Shakopee.

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