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Tom Cook

Articles by Tom Cook


Sun Dances: A Place to Feel God

The abundance of Sun Dances this year demonstrates the spiritual resilience and generosity among a people deeply traumatized by historical oppression and severe poverty.


If They’re Not For Sale, What Are the Black Hills For?

The Supreme Court in 1980 found the United States guilty for basically land misappropriation (stealing), ordered a money payment to the Sioux. The Sioux tribes responded that the Black Hills are not for sale.After maintaining this stance for over a third of a century, Oglala tribal leadership in asked...