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Lucinda Rowlands


Articles by Lucinda Rowlands

The chronology of the Cobell decade

June 1996Lead plaintiff Elouise Cobell files a suit in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., against the Department of the Interior (Cobell v. Babbitt) seeking reform of the Individual Indian Money trust system and accounting for 500,000 accounts over 119 yearsFebruary 1999Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt, Treasury Secretary Robert and...

Holistic health revisited

Medical book combines spiritual and physical well being OAKLAND, Calif. - The prophecy of the return of the Morning God of the East in Dineh cosmology tells of a time of worldwide destruction, apocalyptic death and plaque. Is the Morning God dancing among us now? The HIV/AIDS epidemic, sometimes called the "new pox,"...

‘Uncommon Enemy’ by Michelle Black

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - On Nov. 27, 1868 the 7th Cavalry - led by Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer - attacked Chief Black Kettle's peace-seeking band of Cheyenne who were camping within Indian territory in present-day Oklahoma. The pre-dawn raid on the 51 lodges of sleeping men, women children...

‘Butterfly’ by Eli Secody

PHOENIX - There is good and bad news for fans of Eli Secody. The good news is that his new album "Butterfly" has just been released for sale. The bad news - at least for the ladies - is that the 25-year-old Navajo from Page, Ariz. with the smile...

‘Honor the Grandmothers’ by Sarah Penman

Minneapolis, Minn. - During a ceremony commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Wounded Knee massacre a photo was taken from afar of an elder Lakota woman standing near the monument. Sarah Penman dropped the snapshot into a box and let it slip from her mind. A year later, the...