Today marks the anniversary of 9/11. We all remember where we were on that memorable day. My thoughts and prayers go out to all those who survived and were impacted by this event. One of the consequences of 9/11 is that it triggered fear among the population. Among other things it was a primary factor…

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I am sure many of you are aware of Deb Haaland is a Pueblo woman running for Congress in New Mexico. Her opponent has accused her of not being Indian because she was lives off the reservation. This is one of the many myths that are out there regarding our people and only shows the…

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Let us be grateful that we have a job today. So many of our Tribal brothers and sisters either do not have a job or they are part of the working poor who struggle to make ends meet. We have far too many Tribal communities that have unbelievable unemployment rates that exceed 50% and some…

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Do your best is one of the Four Agreements which I absolutely love as you know if you follow my writings. And of course it speaks to continuous quality improvement. As I watched part of Aretha Franklin’s funeral or rather it was more of a celebration of her life I am reminded that she always…

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This weekend we lost an american hero, Senator John McCain from Arizona. I don’t care what side of the aisle you are on or if you are in the middle you have to be a fan of the legacy of Senator McCain. One of things he was known for was being a maverick. He was…

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