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Historical Native Women You Should Know
Boarding Schools & the Smithsonian
The Week That Was: July 24, 2016
9 Laws Passed After Alcatraz
Police and Race: The Research Is Done
Veterans Share Concerns on NMAI Memorial
Justice League Trailer: Momoa as Aquaman
Penny Candy and Homemade Games
Sonny Says Tip Your Cleaning Lady
Indigenous Evicted, Displaced
AMERIND Risk Golf Event Raises Thousands
Breaking News: 13-year-old Gunned Down
Native Humor: 8 Types of Native Moms
Dedicating Billy Frank Jr.’s Namesake
Therapist Shot; Brain-Eating Amoebas
A Big Win for a Small California Tribe
2016 Hotlist: Recordings Native Strength
Minnesota Tribes Fight for 1855 Treaty
Just Move It: Exercise Is Fun
Death, Law Enforcement & POC
Thing About Skins
9 Desert Plants You Can Turn Into Cookies, Candy and Margaritas
Sweet red fruit rests on the arm of a prickly Saguaro....
Is Shoddy Cancer Care for Natives a Treaty Violation?
A recent Newsweek feature begins with a well-known Indian...
Native Cooking: Popsicles, Popcorn With Peanuts, and Other Summer Favorites
I’ve grown up a little since leaning on the handlebars of...
Relying on Each Other: Yurok Tribe Responds to Youth Suicide Crisis
On the back deck of the Yurok Tribe’s Weitchpec Office,...
Healthy Habits for Hiking During Heat of Arizona Summer
It was 9 a.m. and the temperature had already reached 100...
‘Where you can legally kill an Indian’: Winnebago Treasurer on IHS Hospitals
People are dying. That’s the message tribal leaders took to...
Health & Wellness
What to Tell Your Daughter When She’s Raped
Mary Annette Pember
Charon Asetoyer, CEO of the Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center, (NAWHERC) vividly recalls the afternoon a Native mother visited her office and asked her what ...
Native Mindfulness: Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center
Donna LaChapelle, elder in residence for the Nokomis Endaad program at the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, (MIWRC), found the answers to her prayers during a casual event...
Hear Indigenous Voices: 10th Annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 20, 2016 marks the 10th Annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day...
Native Cooking: Add Some Flavor With a Homemade Spice Blend
If variety is the spice of life, what is the variety of spice? Spices have always been used to flavor food and drinks, even before recorded history...
NB3 Foundation Awards $240K to Native-Led Programs Improving Health
Four worthy projects received $60,000 each from the Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F)’s national program Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures to improve the health and well...
Study Says the ‘Drunken Indian’ Is A Myth
Tanya H. Lee
Native Americans do not use or abuse alcohol more than whites do. In fact, exactly the opposite is true...
Miwok Elder Participating in His Fifth Longest Walk
Norman “Wounded Knee” DeOcampo (Miwok), a long-time resident of Vallejo, California is taking part in the Longest Walk 5, which began February 13, 2016 at La Jolla Shores in San Di...
ICWA: Victory for Tribes as Judge Reaffirms South Dakota Decision
Citing a “fundamental lack of competence,” a federal judge on Friday, February 19 denied South Dakota’s motion to reconsider an earlier decision, which found the state violated the...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, February 21, 2016
In the Now We’ve Heard Everything department, the news out of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge this past week stunk—literally...
Leech Lake Tribal College Goes Commercial Tobacco-Free
Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) in northern Minnesota recently took the bold step of making its entire campus commercial tobacco-free...
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