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GIAGO: SD media should take off blinders and talk about mascot issue

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Nearly 30 years ago I wrote an opinion piece that ended with, “We are human beings and not mascots for America’s fun and games.”

That year Vernon Bellecourt and Michael Haney (both are now deceased) appeared at the opening game in Cleveland of the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GIAGO: Spending money could save lives

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

As a long-time journalist, author and dreamer, I dream — dreams that will never be fulfilled, but they are dreams I know are not impossible, tiny [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”504746″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-ima…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GIAGO: The great escape from Holy Rosary

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

My friend Pete Cummings and I had never seen any movies about great escapes, so we had no prior knowledge about how to approach such an [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”500557″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Tim Giago, Syndicated Columnist…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GIAGO: The great escape from Holy Rosary

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

My friend Pete Cummings and I had never seen any movies about great escapes, so we had no prior knowledge about how to approach such an [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”500557″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Tim Giago, Syndicated Columnist…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GIAGO: 123 years later, America still has not apologized for Wounded Knee

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

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GIAGO: 123 years later, America still has not apologized for Wounded Knee

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

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GIAGO: Covert racism or plain stupidity? That is the question

July 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Rapid City Department of Parks and Recreation Advisory Board voted 4-3 to deny Native Americans the opportunity to place four bronze busts of famous Native Americans in Rapid City’s Halley Park.
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GIAGO: Remembering Al Neuharth

April 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

American Indians owe much to SD newsman.
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GIAGO: LNI is the Olympics of Indian basketball

December 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

It started out in 1977 as a tournament to bring American Indian teams together and prepare them for the long season ahead. It has gone where no one alive today ever thought it would go.
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GIAGO: Gay rights: US could learn from Indians

December 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The winkte, according to those medicine men and women who purport to know, were a respected segment of the Lakota culture and in fact were highly revered. Continue Reading