Items by Mark Trahant

When a step aside was 'a godsend'
On Ted Kennedy and Indian health care.
It’s a great job (except for the benefits)
A journalist explores the health care debate through the lens of Indian health care.
The myth of the wooden Indian
An Indian writer wonders how the stereotype of stoic Indians ever got started, given the natural humor and wit of Indian peoples of all tribes.
Native Americans move ahead politically
American Indian groups increase political power in West.