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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
Sold-Out Conference Draws 1,400-Plus Aboriginal Youth
Martial arts, interactions with elders, community violence and substance abuse topped the youthful aboriginal agenda at a recent conference that drew sellout crowds...
Port Gamble S’Klallam Get Federal Approval for Foster Care
“In the best interests of the child…” You will not see this phrase in the language of the first tribal foster care and guardianship program to be eligible for federal payments unde...
Revolutionary Rhoades: At Age 80, the First Native IHS Director Is Still Improving the Indian Health System
Dr. Everett Rhoades There are people who work in Indian health, and then there are those who champion it. Dr. Everett R. Rhoades , Kiowa , is definitely the latter...
Fitness Takes Hold in Aboriginal Country With Just Move It—Canada
Aboriginals in Canada have joined their American Indian and Alaska Native cousins and are learning to shake their booty, traditionally speaking...
Native American Smallpox Remedy Could Be Instrumental in Event of Bioterror Attack
In the late 1800s, it is believed that the Micmac Native Americans of Nova Scotia used an herbal remedy—a botanical infusion derived from a species of the pitcher plant—to treat sm...
Essay Winner Tackles Alcoholism and Represents his Tribe in Washington
Trevin Cole was one of eight Native American students to win the 2011 Young Native Writers Essay Contest, and the only Choctaw Nation student to do so...
Taking Aspirin Daily May Reduce Cancer Risk, Prevent its Spread
A daily dose of one aspirin may prevent cancer and potentially help treat it or reduce its likelihood of spreading, according to a recent series of studies in the United Kingdom pu...
Second-Largest Supermaket Chain to Stop Buying 'Pink Slime' Beef
Safeway, America’s second-largest supermarket chain, announced today that due to “considerable consumer concern" it will not sell meat products containing the ingredient "pink slim...
Mohawk Women Integrate the Condolence Ceremony Into Modern Systems
Beverly Cook Statistically speaking, tribal communities across North America face some of the continent’s highest rates of poverty, addiction, domestic violence and obesity...
National Native AIDS Day Promotes HIV Testing as Infection Rates Are Rising in Indian Country
March 20 marks National Native AIDS Day , set to coincide with the spring equinox ...
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