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Mark Trahant

Mark Trahant

Mark Trahant is the Charles R. Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism at the University of North Dakota and a member of The Shoshone-Bannock tribes. He writes a regular column at YES!, where he is a contributing editor. Follow him on Twitter @TrahantReports.

Articles by this author

 

Indian Country Remembers the Trauma of Children Taken From Their Parents

As Congress prepares to debate separating families at the border, a look back at the U.S.’s past with the cruel practice.

Mark Trahant ·


The Disruption of White Supremacy

The white male-centric colonial system is incapable of the leadership we need, and Indigenous knowledge is essential for the innovation that will follow this disruption

Mark Trahant ·


7 Not-So-Subtle Messages Congress Is Sending With Its Tax Plans

The two tax bills define what's important to a society. Or more to the point, who's not important.

Mark Trahant ·


We Don’t Think of Californians as Climate Refugees Yet, But We Should

Texas. Florida. Puerto Rico. California. The growing climate disaster toll ought to raise questions about where humans can and should live.

Mark Trahant ·


Don’t Let Trump Drama Distract You While Congress Dismantles Medicaid

I’m obsessed with what this Congress is doing to the funding for health care, especially Medicaid, which insures 62.3 million Americans.

Mark Trahant ·



Water Is Life: The Story of Standing Rock Won’t Go Away

 The Dakota Access pipeline is set and oil will flow. But this is not the only fight about water, and Standing Rock is only one chapter somewhere in the middle of a long story.

Mark Trahant ·


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