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  • Border Patrol Whack-a-Mole

    The United States needs genuine immigration reform instead of the politically motivated shouting match that has taken the place of reasonable debate.

  • One Nation, Under Fire

    The Sonoran Desert homeland of the Tohono O’odham Nation has become a nerve-wracking police state, caught in the crossfire between drug and immigrant smugglers and the U.S. Border Patrol.

  • A tale of shame and glory in the Southwest

    Hampton Sides’ new book, Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West, follows Kit Carson through the bloody history of the 19th century Southwest.

  • Red Feather builds homes and communities

    The nonprofit Red Feather Development Group recruits volunteers like Zan Wannemuehler to help build straw-bale homes on Indian reservations.

  • Why operation of wildlife refuges shouldn't be privatized

    The debacle on the National Bison Range is a prime example of why the management of wildlife refuges should not be privatized.

  • How the Indians were set up to fail at bison management

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, not the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, is to blame for alleged management problems at the National Bison Range in Montana.

  • Could it be Apocalypto for the Southwest?

    John Krist says the movie Apocalypto, about the decline of the Maya in central America, has lessons for today

  • A corps of visitors, not discoverers

    In Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes, the late historian Alvin Josephy Jr. has assembled essays by nine Indian writers who examine the Corps of Discovery from the other side of the cultural looking glass

  • Dina's Place

    An 8-year-old named Dina leads the author down to her own "special place" by the Big Sioux River on the Indian reservation that is home to the troubled child

  • Two weeks in the West

    Hopi and Navajo tribes settle boundary dispute; oil shale returns to western Colorado; Northern Cheyenne open coal reserves to development; judge upholds critical habitat designation for "vernal pools" in California and Oregon; red tree vole wins protecti

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