Culture

March 05, 2015
By:
Karlene Hunter

There has been a lot of media lately regarding cultural insensitivity and/or ignorance at the Oscars and New York City’s Fashion Week. There's always media attention when celebrities are involved.

March 02, 2015
By:
David E. Wilkins

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain

February 25, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

The Oscars seem to produce a Sacheen Littlefeather moment every year, and this year Patricia Arquette, accepting the little gold guy for Best Supporting Actress in Boyhood, departed from t

February 25, 2015
By:
Julianne Jennings

There is Women's History Month, Native American History Month, Latino History Month, Jewish American History Month, LGBT Pride Month, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and so on.

February 17, 2015
By:
Cedric Sunray

The Pamunkey Tribe has recently come under fire by the Congressional Black Caucus for, until very recently, their constitutional prohibition of intermarriage with black people.

February 15, 2015
By:
Zoltan Grossman

By defining Iraqis as “savages,” the hit film American Sniper has drawn on a long tradition of American war fighting against tribal peoples.

February 05, 2015
By:
Tanya H. Lee

The sequencing of the human genome and the science that made that feat possible have led to some fascinating new research into genetics.

January 27, 2015
By:
Jennifer Denetdale

Drunktown’s Finest, written and produced by Diné filmmaker Sydney Freeland, opened to positive reviews at the Sundance film festival in 2014.

January 15, 2015
By:
Chip Livingston

Back in 1998 when I was last spending a solid chunk of time at my mom’s in Molino, Florida, I drove 26 miles north to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians tribal offices near Atmore, Alabama to see if I could volunteer in some capacity while I was home. 

December 31, 2014
By:
Julianne Jennings

As Americans scrambled to prepare for the Christmas holiday, it was time to reflect on the true meaning of the holiday. Things that make the holiday special are not “things.” It’s the time spent together with family and friends and memories made.

December 26, 2014
By:
Dave Courchene

Boozhoo, Aniin! Denay Makinitook!

Welcome, My Relatives, to the Centre, the heart of Turtle Island, the sacred place of Manito Api. Today we come forward to share a gift from the Original People.

December 24, 2014
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Tis the Season. Christmas time, along with Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick, mistletoe, ugly holiday sweaters, and the onslaught of sweaty suburban shoppers crowding shopping centers, is once again upon us.

December 23, 2014
By:
Camaray Devalos

de·col·o·nize - verb (of a country) withdraw from (a colony), leaving it independent.

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