Navigating my way through love in self-imposed exile.

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Okay, “self-imposed exile” is a bit much. Nevertheless, I will attempt to unpack my current situation into bullet points that make sense. I left the United States four months before the 2016 Presidential Election to reside overseas. I’ve since decided I won’t…

Despite Pai’s promise to get broadband to rural areas, Native American reservations still struggle to get basic Internet connections

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TThe Senate Committee on Indian Affairs recently held a hearing addressing the technological disparities affecting Native American communities. Many indigenous people living on tribal lands in the United States are often located in rural areas without access to high-speed internet or even cell service. A year ago, Traci Morris, a…

My fiance found me through a hashtag on Instagram — but that was only the beginning

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TTechnology has revolutionized humanity right down to the most primitive task of finding a mate. With apps like Tinder, happily ever after is possibly just a swipe and an awkward meeting away.

But what happens when couples find themselves in unconventional predicaments? Such was my case when I began exchanging…

Still, they come because such missionary trips are big business

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EEach summer one thing could be certain in my small town on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Lame Deer, Montana — strange White folks descend upon us with their unmarked white vans. Etched in the dirt on the back window, “Honk, if you love Jesus!” They paint houses and…

The presidential hopeful can do right by this group, and we should be willing to listen to her plans

Sen. Elizabeth Warren answers questions from a panel member at the Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum in Sioux City, Iowa. Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty

SSenator Elizabeth Warren seized a golden opportunity to address Native Americans during the Native American forum that took place in Sioux City, Iowa, on August 19 and 20. Each Democratic presidential candidate was invited to appear before an all-Native panel composed of tribal leaders. …

Angelina Newsom

Northern Cheyenne freelance writer with an interest in culture and politics.

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