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The Week That Was: August 28, 2016
Dakota Pipeline & 'Law of Christendom’
FCC Commissioner Visits NTU
Native Republicans Make Their Case
Celebrities Support Water Protectors
The Long Arc Is the Real Campaign
Age of Acorns: Sustaining Life for Years
Land Changed Forever By Man
Yurok Fire Emergency: Arson Suspected
Tragic Loss; Maine Squeeze
Chief Looking Horse’s Important Message
'We Treated Germany Better': O'Donnell
Natives Fighting for Voting Equality
Tribe to Develop $1.3M Retail Center
Seeking Food Sovereignty Through Seeds
Spokane Reservation Engulfed In Smoke
CFPB Is Barking Up the Wrong Tree
Turtle Island Tribes Meet Cuba
Confronting Feds: Malheur, Standing Rock
Osage Nation Takes Ted Turner's Ranch
Thing About Skins
Dakota Access: Stars From Hollywood to Washington Support Water Protectors
From movie stars to prominent politicians, celebrities are...
‘This Nation Was Founded on Genocide’: MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell on Dakota Access
From the start of colonial intrusion, the free and original...
Osage Nation Takes Ownership of Ted Turner's 43,000-Acre Ranch
Yesterday media mogul Ted Turner officially transfered...
Confronting the Feds: Armed Ranchers and Peaceful Native Water Protectors
Settlement of the western U.S. was a government project,...
Manning: In So Many Ways, We Have Already Won
Colonization tragically forced many indigenous people to...
The Age of Acorns: Sustaining Life for Generations
Acorns represented life for Indigenous Peoples, figuring...
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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