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The Week That Was, October 5, 2015
Well For Culture: Elder Fitness, Yoga
Indigenous Tools Hold Sacred Power
The Pope & When Genocide Isn't Genocide
1st US Revolution: The Pueblo Revolt
Indigenous Earthquake Tales Validated
Skins:Forced Sterilizations Native Women
Thank Indians for Latest Superfood
NMAI Profile: Bruce Whiteman Jr.
Fundamentalism II: God Loves Genocide
Jewell Big Week: Pope, Solarthon & $25K
Why'd the Rez Chicken Cross the Road?
Bristol Bay's Stunning Wild Salmon Run
Houska: 'The Green Inferno': Lousy Film
BC Tourism Links Cultures, Creates Jobs
Cultural Tourism Is a Growing Topic
Pol Disses Pope; Pope Disses Indians
OU Pres Supports Native Programs
Memorial for Jess Sixkiller
The Sale of Yucca Mountain Was an Attack
Thing About Skins
4 Healthy Eating Tips for National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30...
Study: Inuit Omega-3 Genetic Adaptation Could Change Health Story
For years the American Heart Association has suggested...
Treaty Tribes in Washington Hail EPA’s Proposed Fish Consumption Rate and Water Quality Rules
It has been 20 years since Oregon revised its fish...
Tragedy Leads to Collaborative Efforts Toward Suicide Prevention
The Navajo Nation is facing a health emergency after a...
Boarding Schools: A Black Hole of Native American History
Zigmund Hollow Horn sat inside the deanery of a small...
Intergenerational Grief on Cheyenne River Indian Reservation
Candace Ducheneaux, a Lakota Indian with gray-streaked hair...
Health & Wellness
ICTMN Environmental Writer Terri Hansen on Diversity Travel Fellowship to ScienceWriters2014
Veteran environmental correspondent and Indian Country Today Media Network contributor Terri Hansen, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, is one of just five journalists to be awarded a di...
Gift of the Harvest—the Art and History of Ricing
Richard D. Ackley Jr.
It is early September as I steady our small canoe ( jiiman ), keeping my left foot in and my right foot out, while my cousin climbs aboard. It is time to harvest the wild rice...
Cherokee Nation to the Rescue With Clean Water to Stricken South Coffeyville Residents
When a water line broke in Oklahoma’s Nowata County, leaving 2,000 residents without potable or running water, the Cherokee Nation came to the rescue...
Tobacco May Be Key in New Medicines, In Fighting Ebola?
A misused gift that Native cultures of Turtle Island shared centuries ago with the world may finally be recognized for what tradition has always known it was...
A Martyr’s Crown: For My Grandmother During Domestic Violence Month (Poem)
Richard Walker, Mexican/Yaqui, is a newspaper editor in Kitsap County, Washington, and a correspondent for Indian Country Today Media Network...
Nowhere to Turn: Our Mental Health System Is Sick
Mary Annette Pember
“All we have for our daughter’s mental health rights is a bag of her ashes,” said Maurie Redfeather-Looking of Sacramento, California...
Columbus Need Not Apply: It’s ‘You’re Welcome Day’ in Canada, a.k.a. Thanksgiving
Canada dispenses with Columbus and dives right into Thanksgiving. Like the U.S. version, it is a celebration of harvest time...
Mercury in Fillings: Hidden Danger in Our Own Mouths
My fellow Rutland Vermont skier, Senator Jim Jeffords, passed on at age 80 in August, but his contributions live on...
Bakken Gas Flares Away, as Nationwide Propane Shortage Kills With Hypothermia
Flaring: The Eye of Sauron “Every single day more than 100 million cubic feet of natural gas is flared away,” Ft...
10 Common Ailments Eased By Native Remedies
Ancient remedies can be used to cure common ailments even today, here are some to keep handy for everything from a cold to irritated skin...
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