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California Native American Day Packed
SCIA Hears Nine Bills, Passes Two
Challenging Colonialism in Albuquerque
Bullwinkle Brawl or Moose Insurance
Simermeyer in Line for NIGC Appointment
Celebrating Columbus II: Love of Larceny
SC Denies Return of Jim Thorpe's Remains
$20B: US Support for American Indians
View From the Back of the Colonial Bus
21 Athletes Inducted to Hall of Fame
Bloody Roots of California's Vineyards
One Issue Ahead of Canada’s Election
Oneida Nation Offers Updated Technology
2 Miles: US Mexico Border Balloon Fence?
Indigenous Peoples Day in Portland
Tanya Fiddler to Run Native CDFI Network
Celebrating Columbus I: The Myths
Strikeforce Brings Aid to Rural Indians
Pope Francis and Indigenous Peoples
Gyasi Ross: OFFICIAL VIDEO 'Miss Lady'
Thing About Skins
Tahnee Robinson to Keynote Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Induction
Tonight the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony will induct 21...
Making a Promise: Monday Will Be Indigenous Peoples Day in Portland
On October 7, the Portland City Council voted unanimously...
From Serra to Syrah: The Bloody Roots of California's Vineyards
When Pope Francis made Father Junipero Serra a saint at the...
Celebrating Columbus I: The Myths Behind the Man
Cristóbal Colón aka Cristóvão Colombo aka Cristoforo...
Klamath Connection: Place-Based Curriculum Puts Students on the River
For thousands of years, indigenous people in Oregon and...
‘We Have a Deal!’ BIA Approves Mashpee Wampanoag Casino
The BIA's September 18 decision to take land into trust for...
Native American Studies
American History Myths Debunked: Columbus Discovered America
As we continue our look at Cracked.com’s widely read post ““6 Ridiculous Lies You Believe About the Founding of America,” we look at myth number four, Columbus Didn't Discover Amer...
American History Myths Debunked: No Native Influence on Founding Fathers
When Cracked.com posted an article on May 15 entitled “ 6 Ridiculous Lies You Believe About the Founding of America ,” it started something of a mini-sensation...
Despite Arizona's Ethnic Studies Ban, Students Can Still Enroll in Native Programs
With an ethnic studies ban now in place in Arizona’s public and charter schools, many Native Americans in the state who live off-reservation are wondering where they can send their...
A History of the Chippewa and Ottawa, by One of Their Own
Gale Courey Toensing
For more than two centuries, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians suffered under European domination...
New Native Language App Starts Small, With Animal Names in Four Tongues
A new American Indian language app hit the iTunes store January 20 that features translations of animal names from English to Diné, Lakota, Mvskoke and Ponca...
Montana Schools Try to Keep Indian Students Engaged by Teaching Indian Culture to All
According to Montana’s Office of Public Instruction (OPI), 10.9 percent of that state’s students in grades 7 to 12 over the past five years were Indians, but Indians made up 48.6 p...
Sherman Alexie’s Absolutely True Diary Makes ALA’s Most-Challenged List Again
Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian has made it onto the American Library Association’s (ALA) list of most-challenged books once again, though it has s...
How the Cherokee Fought the Civil War
March 7 and 8 marked the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Pea Ridge, fought in northwest Arkansas near the Oklahoma border...
‘Character’ Study: Author Ellen Cushman is Fascinated With Cherokee Writing
Roy Boney Jr.
Roy Boney Jr., who put together a graphic novel for Indian Country Today Media Network about the digitizing of the Cherokee syllabary , sat down with author Ellen Cushman to discus...
Book Strips Away the Myth Surrounding the Cherokee Syllabary
Roy Boney Jr.
The Cherokee Syllabary: Writing the People’s Perseverance— Book Review It was the great Sequoyah (ca...
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