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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
Indian Country Braces for Battle With Adoption Industry Over ICWA Guidelines
Last month, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced the release of new guidelines in the Federal Register to ensure that state and federal cou...
Chickasaw Nation Names New Executive Officer of Tribal and Commercial Health
Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby appointed an Ada, Oklahoma native as the Executive Officer of Tribal and Commercial Health...
Women’s History Month: Let’s Celebrate Annie Dodge Wauneka
It’s Women’s History Month, and we would like to take this opportunity to celebrate Annie Dodge Wauneka, the first Native American to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom...
Not On Our Land: Oklahoma Tribe Latest to Combat Meth In Indian Country
Joe Sayerwinnie can still recall vividly the first time he tried methamphetamine...
Keep Indian Country Healthy: Take the CDC’s Protect the Circle of Life Flu Quiz
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have launched a new website focused on promoting the Flu Knowledge Quiz and Vaccine Finder Widget for American Indians and Alas...
Native Presence at L.A. Marathon Provides Hydration and Spiritual Uplift
At Mile 17 of this year’s Los Angeles Marathon, held March 15, runners saw and heard something a little different: a powwow dancer and a drum group...
Native Cooking: Some Comfort Food for Those Still Chilly Temps
Looking at a blank page made me turn to look out the window for inspiration and what do I see? Not that lovely green, it’s still white out!...
What Are You Hiding? How One Brave Woman Pushed Past the Pain of Abuse
Mary Annette Pember
“What are you hiding?” the elder asked Rose Domnick. It was a simple question in response to Domenic’s request for help overcoming her mysteriously growing, incapacitating fear...
Was Closure of UNC Chapel Hill Poverty Center Racially Motivated?
A controversial decision to close an academic center for poverty research in North Carolina has Natives questioning whether the move was politically—or racially—motivated...
Living With AIDS Is Not the End
National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is today, Friday, March 20. It’s a day to educate, remember those who passed on, and to know our status...
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