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Tatanka Means' Standup Comedy
Calif. Gaming Conference on Drought
Changing Currents Increased NE Sea Level
Penn's Pratfall; Racist Dwarves
3 Alliances Between Africans and Natives
Jim Thorpe, the Play
PA Community Divided Over 'Redskins'
Coal Terminals Would Destroy Lummi Sites
Neechie Gear Founder Honored With Awards
13 Images: Occupation of Wounded Knee
The Context of Indian Nation Treaties
The Power Of Native Voters
Photos of Native Kids Defending Earth
Massive Black Hole 12 Billion Suns Big
BIA Releases New ICWA Guidelines
Sovereignty Stems Global Warming: NatGeo
One Spoon: Many Generations
Being Native and Black
Sand Creek Remembered at Yale
Notah Begay's Foundation Releases PSA
Thing About Skins
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Offers 5 Tips for a Healthy Heart
Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in...
Spate of Youth Suicides Shake Pine Ridge Reservation
Five suicides in the past two months have shaken the Pine...
Proceed With Caution: A Warning to Tribes Wanting to Grow Medical Marijuana
California’s Pinoleville Pomo Nation is poised to become...
For Indian Health, Burwell-Roubideaux Relationship Takes Center Stage
Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (...
Don’t Let Another Shotpouch Walk on Without Passing Down Herbal Healing Wisdom
Call him Shotpouch. That’s not his name, but I don’t have...
Obama Wants Tribal Contract Support Cost Payments to be Non-Discretionary
In a dramatic change of policy that is likely to be...
Health & Wellness
Children in the Crosshairs: The Emerging Battle Over Alaska’s Native Children
Richard had made up his mind. By the time he was 16, the Yup’ik boy had been bounced around in foster care for years when he made the life-altering decision to escape...
Holder’s ‘New Era of Progress’ at White House Tribal Nations Conference
Attorney General Eric Holder made quite the impression at the White House Tribal Nations Conference during his speech...
‘The Great Hurt’: Facing the Trauma of Indian Boarding Schools
Mary Annette Pember
“Aww, here we go again, talking about the dang boarding schools!” This was the first thought Chally Topping-Thompson had when the topic came up in her social work class at St...
Redefining Native American Cuisine By Culture
Calling the food in Indian country “Native American fare” isn't quite correct, and chefs Freddie Bitsoie, Navajo, and Nephi Craig, Apache, are two voices in a growing campaign tryi...
Cracker Jacks, Toboggans and More: 5 Native Inventions We Couldn’t Live Without
With the vast array of Native innovations that manifest in our daily lives even today, Indian Country Today Media Network feels compelled to highlight yet another crop of such inve...
Natives Prone to Chronic Ear Infections, Which Endanger Hearing
Tanya H. Lee
Sharon Navarrette (Cherokee/Creek/European) remembers having a lot of ear infections when she was a little girl...
We Have to Know It to Heal It: Defining and Dealing With Historical Trauma
Mary Annette Pember
“And I rose in a rainy autumn and walked abroad in shower of all my days.” I think of this bit of verse from Poem in October by Dylan Thomas as I walk over the grounds where my mot...
‘Book of Rules’: Memoir Tackles Mental Illness, Sexual Trauma and Native Identity
Elissa Washuta, Cowlitz Indian Tribe, writes with fearless, gut-wrenching honesty and ambition in her creatively crafted memoir, My Body Is a Book of Rules ...
Domestic Violence: If the Abuse Is so Bad, Why Do You Stay?
“Lady, if it’s so bad, why don’t you leave?” said the police officer standing in my kitchen, summoned by me in response to an explosive situation in my home...
EPA Climate Justice Blog: Sampling the Garden Soil
Cliff Villa, EPA
It began with a concerned mom in Eugene, Oregon, raising a seemingly simple question: Is the soil in my garden safe for growing food?...
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