The power of technology is transforming classrooms across the country.
Right now, there is a young girl in each of our tribes who is working her way through the lesson plans at Code Academy.
International Science Times reports that a Harvard Medical School professor, George Church, has reconstructed Neanderthal DNA and is looking for "an ad
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.
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.
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
Before Galileo Galilei and Sir Isaac Newton, the Lakota studied astronomy. Many indigenous peoples did. They were natural scientists.
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.
When listening to Tribal Elders and community members across Indian Country, together we learned about how individuals can become victims of identity theft.
Last week President Barack Obama held his first town hall on Twitter. A really great idea and I plunged in with this question:
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,
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.
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.