Technology

March 08, 2013
By:
Julia Good Fox

Right now, there is a young girl in each of our tribes who is working her way through the lesson plans at Code Academy.

February 14, 2013
By:
Peter d'Errico

International Science Times reports that a Harvard Medical School professor, George Church, has reconstructed Neanderthal DNA and is looking for "an ad

December 04, 2012
By:
Nathan Lefthand

We, as American Indians, have a great need. It has been here for quite some time and on many levels: economic, educational, health, entertainment and a general better way of life. This great need requires one thing, and that is free broadband access on American Indian lands.

July 20, 2012
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Every now and again, I suffer from bouts of technology fatigue. I remember a simpler time. When I was a kid growing up on the rez, we didn’t have cell phones—heck, we didn’t even have voicemail or caller ID. Sometimes we didn’t have a phone in our house at all.

January 27, 2012
By:
She the Bear (Britt Reed)

As someone who is part of the Tumblr NDN community that helped piece the video together, “Shit People Say to Native Americans” with Ali (the lady in the vid) and the others, I feel it is fair to report the backstory

January 12, 2012
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Before Galileo Galilei and Sir Isaac Newton, the Lakota studied astronomy. Many indigenous peoples did. They were natural scientists.

December 02, 2011
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Technology has afforded us many advantages. Over the past few hundred years, breakthroughs in medicine have lead to cures for potentially lethal illnesses like polio, smallpox and bacterial infections, and provided viable modes of treatment for other chronic illnesses.

July 31, 2011
By:
Kimberly Yellow Robe

When listening to Tribal Elders and community members across Indian Country, together we learned about how individuals can become victims of identity theft.

July 12, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

Last week President Barack Obama held his first town hall on Twitter. A really great idea and I plunged in with this question:

July 09, 2011
By:
Douglas G. Bonner and Sharice Davids

A recent decision by the Federal Communications Commission has affirmed the rights of tribes to own and operate important telecommunications infrastructure on tribal lands, and to receive federal universal service funding support for all areas of an underserved Reservation that qualify for rural,

May 04, 2011
By:
Ruth Hopkins

In the past few decades, technology has flourished. When I was a child, cell phones, digital cameras, laptops and the like were the stuff of sci-fi lore. Official documents were not word processed. They were typed. Today, American Indians seem more wired than most.

March 26, 2011
By:
Steven Newcomb

The 9.0 earthquake in Japan on March 11 and ensuing tsunami is a reminder: It is difficult for the human mind to grasp the full power of Mother Earth, and the devastation she is capable of when she quakes. But it is the man made catastrophe in Japan that is truly mind-boggling.

March 16, 2011
By:
Ryan D. Dreveskracht

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) has presented numerous opportunities for investment in solar projects, including: renewable energy tax credits, fede

March 09, 2011
By:
Daniel Ward

As dictators topple across North Africa into the Middle East, and new uprisings coalesce on almost a daily basis, one of the most striking aspects of this new revolutionary wave is the ability of its participants to communicate not only with their compatriots or comrades but across borders with n