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Seismic Testing Nixed for Season: Inuit
Celebrate Sheep—Symbols of the Good Life
Will Gay Marriage Split Indian Country?
What's on the Menu?
Manhattanhenge Adds Solar Magic to Grid
Oglala Do Not Claim Ellie Reynolds
Native Humor! Funny Sherman Alexie Quips
Embracing Your Powerful Inner Spirit
Online Challenges to Save Languages
NYT Flags Oak Flat: Ultimate Corruption
Warm-Blooded Fish; Apple Watch Dog
Freddie Gray and Baltimore's Urban India
Research Says the Inuit Came from Alaska
Thompson Wins Tewarraton Award Again
Lies Your Maps Tell You: Decolonial Atla
When Justice Doesn’t Work
How to Protect Native Children—and ICWA
John Sayles Seeks Cast for Carlisle Film
SLU Removes Statue of Priest and Natives
Cops Arrest Native Americans Much More
Thing About Skins
Crowdsourcing Jackson Removal
New York Times columnist Gail Collins has dived into the...
10-Year-Old Gets Mission Song Stricken from California School District Curriculum
A 10-year-old Wukchumni boy is changing the way one...
Elk Returning to Ho-Chunk Lands a Century After Being Driven Out
Elk once roamed Wisconsin, a native species. But they were...
Eyes On Jackson Removal: Tubman Over Mankiller in Unofficial Vote
The final votes are in and cosmic justice will not prevail...
From ‘Encouraged’ to ‘Mandatory’: Schools Must Teach Native History in Washington
There are 29 federally recognized indigenous nations in...
Iconic Big Dipper Totem Restored by Tlingit Carver
For nearly three quarters of a century, the Yax té totem...
American Indian History
Reimagining Columbus Day Without Columbus
South Dakota calls it Native American Day, while in Berkeley it’s known as Indigenous People’s Day—though the latter celebrated this year’s version last weekend, on October 5...
8 Myths and Atrocities About Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day
On the second Monday of October each year, Native Americans cringe at the thought of honoring a man who committed atrocities against Indigenous Peoples...
How Not to Party for Columbus Day
So this is the weekend that everyone comes out of the woodwork to celebrate Columbus Day, named for the scraggly, lost explorer who arrived on Turtle Island’s shores 500-plus years...
Native History: Columbus—Icon and Genocidal Maniac—Lands in New World
This Date in Native History: On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus landed on the island of Guanahani, now known as the Bahamas, wreaking hell and havoc as he went...
What or Who Is an Indian Giver? A History of the Offensive Term
To many of us, such phrases as “Teacher, Billy gave me the ball, now he wants it back! He’s being an Indian giver!” are too often heard in school...
Kin-Based Governments Can Be Successful and Profitable
A key to understanding American Indian nations, and Indigenous Peoples in general, is local community organization...
1904 Colt .45 ‘Peacemaker’ Donated to Chickasaw Cultural Center
A 110-year-old Colt .45 single-action Army revolver has recently been donated to the Chickasaw Nation by a prominent Chickasaw family...
6 Shocking Facts About Slavery, Natives and African Americans
In the last week of September, the Joseph Jenkins Roberts Center at Norfolk State University (NSU) held a conference called “1619: The Making of America.” That year is historically...
Amherst College Acquires Rare Native Book Collection
According to a release by Amherst College it is the “most complete collection of Native American literature and history in existence,” and it’s now at the college’s Frost Library i...
Native History: A Non-Traditional Sweat Leads to Three Deaths
This Date in Native History: The often misguided and misrepresented spiritual representation of traditional Native practices broke into mainstream media on October 8, 2009 when Jam...
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