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The Week That Was: February 7, 2016
Assimilation, Integration, Colonization
Dem Presidential Election is Fixed
HA HA! Comic Jonny R's The Ojibwe Outlaw
Native Humor: Pow Wow Jokes & Stick NDNs
Diné Beads, Sells Sports Medallions
Yo Mackelmore! Gyasi's White Privilege 3
Omaha Superbowl Invite to Peyton Manning
Video: Rare Blue Whale Mother and Calf
College Fund Ad to Increase Enrollment
NMAI Profile: Ken St. Marks
Six Super Bowl 50 Prop Bets
Osage Nation Wins Bid on Turner Ranch
USDA Investments Impact Rural America
Brown Changes Fall Holiday to IPD
Hillary and Bernie, Mano y Mano
USDA Microloans to Farmers Purchase Land
LA Tribe Gets $48mn for Climate Move
Giant Lake Disappears!
Cherokee Elder Talks Candy and Santa
Thing About Skins
The Revenant’s Elk Dog: A Conversation with Duane Howard
A few weeks before The Revenant director Alejandro González...
Steve Russell: In Search of Will Rogers via 'The Verdigris'
Beau Jennings is a guitar picker who admits to a Will...
‘Bring Me The Girl’: Why ‘The Revenant’ was Hard for My Friends and Me
When a friend brought over a copy of The Revenant I was...
Coach Allegedly Wears ‘Middle Finger’ Headdress T-Shirt at Elementary School
After students and residents drew media exposure for...
Actor Jared Leto Sides With Yellowstone Bison for World Wildlife Fund
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has enlisted the help of...
Dreamcatcher Mural Honoring Sandy Hook Victims Covered Up
When Lindsay Fuori and Mairin Hayes painted a mural to...
Arts and Entertainment
Comedian W. Kamau Bell Discusses Natives in Entertainment and 'Totally Biased'
Actor Jonathan Joss Talks 'Parks and Rec,' 'King of the Hill,' and His NAMA Nomination
Veteran Native actor Jonathan Joss is arguably most known for his recurring voice-over role as animated Indian character John Redcorn on the Fox sitcom King of the Hill from 1997-2...
Book Excerpt: Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask
In his introduction to Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, author and professor Anton Treuer says that he spent most of his childhood living in a bo...
The Beautiful Voice of Kahara Hodges, Singing in Navajo Before ASU Basketball Game
In Tempe, Arizona, before tip-off of the February 24 Arizona State University women's basketball game versus the University of Arizona, vocalist Kahara Hodges, Navajo, sang the Nat...
Anton Treuer: An Ambassador With Answers to Silly Questions
“Whites never get asked to speak for all white people...
Saving the Dance: Hopi/Winnebago Dancer Louis Mofsie Is Striving to Preserve Pow Wow Tradition
At the age of 76, Louis Mofsie, Hopi/Winnebago, an accomplished dancer, choreographer, educator and artistic director of the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers , which he founded ...
Native Hip Hop Artists Come Together for 'Thru Tha Southwest'
Kevin Carrillo, a Hopi/Comanche hip-hop artist, knew his life had to change after he was nearly killed in a drunken knife attack last year...
Jaque Fragua Hosts Shepard Fairey, Shows Work in Phoenix
Artist Shepard Fairey, known for poster art such as "OBEY" and the famous "Hope" image used in Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, recently paid a visit to graffiti artist J...
'The Glooskape Chronicles': First Musical Drama Based on Ancient Stories
Gale Courey Toensing
Fewer than 50 people were expected to turn out for a staged reading of "The Glooskape Chronicles: Creation and the Venetian Basket," the only known musical drama based on an Indige...
California Educator Bridges the Generation Gap with Hip Hop
Growing up in a small, central California town, Melissa Leal, Esselen/Ohlone, was captivated by the music of rappers and hip hop artists and harbored dreams of becoming a professio...
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