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The Week That Was: September 25, 2016
NMU Awarded Grant to Increase STEM
50 Faces of Indian Country 2016 Mag!
Obama’s Legacy On the Line:Dakota Access
DAPL: Climate Justice Meets Racism
Cherokee Elder Talks Doll-Making
Fighting to Protect ‘Living Forests’
What Does ‘Tribe’ Mean?
Federal Agencies Seek Input From Tribes
Sacred Ground Sold to Dakota Access
Rowling Take on N8V Culture is Dangerous
Atom Bombs, Rotting Pipe Lines
6 Upcoming Films With Native Star Power!
How Standing Rock Helped Boy Keep Braid
Felix Aripa, Coeur d’Alene, Walks On
Archaeologists Petition for DAPL Study
Plastic Soup in the Pacific
Osage Language Program Receives Grant
NPS Future Seeks Native Involvment
Lawsuit: School Failed in Boy’s Death
Thing About Skins
Attack Dogs and Police Respond as Indigenous Fight Massive Project
Flood gates from a reservoir were opened and washed homes...
Red Warrior Camp Spokesman Freed on Bond
MANDAN, North Dakota—Dakota Access Pipeline water protector...
Gil Birmingham Talks about ‘Hell or High Water’ and Working With ‘The Dude’
Gil Birmingham, Comanche, is one of Indian country’s...
Disappointment and Elation Follow DAPL Court Ruling and Federal Intervention
From the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) to...
Navajo Code Talker Joe Kellwood Walks On at 95
Joe Hosteen Kellwood, an elite member of the Navajo Nation...
Dallas Goldtooth, Arvol Looking Horse and Kandi Mosset Stand Up for the Sacred in Stunning Video by Matika Wilbur and Myron Dewey
Dakota Access oil pipeline workers gouged a trench over two...
Indian Country Headline News
NM Governor Solicits More Native Parents to Serve as Foster Families
At a tribal leaders forum yesterday, Gov. Susana Martinez said the state needs more Native Americans willing to serve as foster parents, reported the Associated Press ...
Indian Health Law in Danger at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON – If the U.S. Supreme Court decides to throw out the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), a major Indian health law would go out with the bathwater...
NFL to Vote on Allowing Casinos Without Sports Books to Advertise in Stadiums
National Football League (NFL) owners may vote as early as this week on whether to allow casinos without sports books to advertise in stadiums, team publications and on club radio ...
Haida Band Chief Councilor Wants International Tsunami Debris Cleanup
Rather than wait for the tsunami debris floating across the Pacific from Japan, a Haida First Nation band leader is suggesting that an international team be marshaled to go out and...
Tsunami Ghost Ship Spotted off Haida Gwaii Territory
A fishing vessel swept out to sea off Japan in last year’s post-earthquake tsunami has been spotted about 150 nautical miles off of the islands making up Haida Gwaii territory in B...
Seneca Nation Unveils Re-Designed $130 Million Buffalo Creek Casino
Gale Courey Toensing
New Casino Will Be Part of Revitalized City Waterfront The Seneca Nation of Indians has announced plans to move ahead with a re-designed $130 million casino in Buffalo’s waterfront...
Amnesty International Report Cites Human Rights Violations Along US-Mexico Border
Amnesty International recently released a report titled, " In Hostile Terrain: Human Rights Violations in Immigration Enforcement in the U.S...
Department of Labor Announces $60M in Grants Available for Native Employment Services
On March 15, the United States Department of Labor announced that about $60 million in grants for employment and training services would be available through the Workforce Investme...
With Keystone Blocked by Obama, Canada Threatens to Run Transcontinental Pipeline to British Columbia
Winona LaDuke, with Martin Curry
I am writing this story because of a bear—a white bear. The Spirit Bears are white bears in a clan of black bears; one out of every 10 of these bears is born pure white...
Former First Nation Leaders Look to Iran for Human Rights Help
As the West seeks to continue to isolate Iran to contain its burgeoning nuclear program, a renegade former chief and other First Nation leaders are actively trying to engage the le...
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