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The Week That Was
2015 Pulitzer to Mandan History Book
‘Great Time to Be Studying Journalism’
Is Ohio Piling on Jim Obergefell?
The Epidemic of Early Death on the Rez
Museums Need to Form Parternerships
9 Bison Calves Born on Cherokee Nation
University Arguably Not Safe For Natives
Native Students, Jeff Bridges at LA Gala
Trahant: Investing in Native Youth
The Pope and Genocide
Photo: Cutest Pow Wow Kid of the Week
15 Bison Escape NY State Farm, Shot Dead
Read an Offensive 'Ridiculous Six' Scene
Video: ‘Sensitive? You Can Leave’
Ben Shelly Condemns Adam Sandler Film
Saving Bison; Saving Warthogs
Dissolving a Troubled District?
Jonodev Chaudhuri Is NIGC Chairman
Chief Wahoo vs. Baseball's First Indian
Thing About Skins
Hitting Pot Jackpot? Tribe Starts Medical Marijuana Cultivation
Another California tribe has announced its venture into the...
Killer Vapor: Your Vaping Teen Could Be Sucking Up Formaldehyde and Antifreeze
I’m not a smoker, never have been. Unless you count all the...
Millions of Montanans, Alaskans, Native Americans wait for Medicaid Expansion
The best case for Medicaid expansion in Alaska is being...
'Those Drunk Indians': What Indigenous Women Face Daily in Canada and Beyond
Editor’s Note: Last month a jury acquitted a man accused of...
Rape PTSD Equal To Effects of War
For many women, rape is a crime where the after-effects of...
Orofacial Clefts More Common in American Indian Births
No family is ever truly prepared to have their obstetrician...
Health & Wellness
Training Seminar Held For Sexual Assault Investigation and Prosecution Training in Indian Country
For three days last week more than 75 participants from across the United States participated in a training seminar hosted by the Justice and Interior Departments for tribal and fe...
First Nations Development Institute Advances Food Sovereignty
One of the common problems in Indian Country—in both rural and urban areas—is the lack of nutritious food options available a short distance from home...
Fermented Blueberry and Blackberry Drinks May Help Diabetics Decrease Their Blood Sugar
University of Illinois (UI) scientists have discovered that bioactive compounds in Illinois blueberry and blackberry wines are as effective at blocking enzymes that cause blood sug...
Obese Teens at Increased Risk of Gallstones
Compared to teens at healthy weights, obese teens are much more like to develop gallstones—hard, pebble-like deposits that form inside the gallbladder ranging from the size of a sa...
Second Annual Turning Stone Races a Success
The Turning Stone Races held this past weekend at Turning Stone Resort Casino saw runners working there way through some hot weather (but beautiful surroundings) through the farmla...
Video Spotlight: Student Promotes Regeneration Festival to Show Youth They Are Sacred
Lyla Johnston’s tribal name is Tate Uha Omani , meaning She Carries the Wind, and she said it reminds her of her purpose as a poet. “The wind is the word,” she said...
Notes From a Single Mom: Lonely One—Whatever You Do, Don't Die Alone
For some of us, life ends in a zip-up bag and a ride in a white van. My 72-year-old neighbor, who lived adjacent to me for more than five years, died last month...
Coyote Thoughts: Indian Mad or Trickster Mad?
Everyone gets mad from time to time. Often it is justified. But not all mad is created equal. A friend introduced me to the phrase, “Indian Mad...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country
Some weeks feel a little different than others, and this was one of those weeks...
Stanford Student Driven to Revive Culture and Prevent Youth Suicide
Stanford University senior Lyla Johnston’s commitment to bringing her indigenous perspective to anthropology has led her on many journeys: from studying menstrual taboos surroundin...
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