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Bureau of Indian Affairs

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2005

    Red Lake to white media: stay out

    Red Lake to white media: stay out   When the news broke about the school shooting at the Red Lake High School on Monday, journalists wasted little time swarming the remote reservation. No surprise there. The mass media finds nothing juicier than a school rampage, and this one promised the highest b ... More >>

  • 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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