Items by Mark Trahant

Keys to South Dakota Senate race: Tribal votes and Keystone XL
Keys to South Dakota Senate race: Tribal votes and Keystone XL
Is the die already cast for the upcoming election?
Senate, House nearing a budget?
Yes, thanks for nothing, but it’'s better than the alternative.
True Believers would destroy the Indian health system
A proposal to defund the Affordable Care Act could have grave consequences.
Congress quickly fixes the wrong problem
Airport delays take priority over Indian health and education
Dangerous talk from the Capitol
There is evidence that more money does improve Indian health
Cobell, settled at last
Government finally accounts for Indian money mismanagement
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.