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The Week That Was: July 24, 2016
9 Laws Passed After Alcatraz
Police and Race: The Research Is Done
Veterans Share Concerns on NMAI Memorial
Justice League Trailer: Momoa as Aquaman
Penny Candy and Homemade Games
Sonny Says Tip Your Cleaning Lady
Indigenous Evicted, Displaced
AMERIND Risk Golf Event Raises Thousands
Breaking News: 13-year-old Gunned Down
Native Humor: 8 Types of Native Moms
Dedicating Billy Frank Jr.’s Namesake
Therapist Shot; Brain-Eating Amoebas
A Big Win for a Small California Tribe
2016 Hotlist: Recordings Native Strength
Minnesota Tribes Fight for 1855 Treaty
Just Move It: Exercise Is Fun
Death, Law Enforcement & POC
Violent Standoff With Settlers & Police
Lost Incan City Found at Last?
Thing About Skins
Home Detention for Park Service Grave Robber
When NAGPRA, the Native American Graves Protection and...
‘Keep It in the Ground’ Movement Puts BLM Leasing in Its Sights
The fracking battle that is developing near ancient, sacred...
Fracking Versus Ancient Astronomy in Chaco Canyon
In what could be a win for consultation, the Bureau of Land...
SD Rep. Paula Hawks Stresses Partnerships in Run for Congress
Paula Hawks is a Democratic representative in the South...
Woodrow Wilson: ‘The Great White Father Now Calls You His Brothers’
Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th...
Could You Be the New BIE Director? Applications Now Being Accepted
Committed to tribal communities. Energetic. Skilled in...
Will It Be Enough? UN Proposed Changes Could Give Indigenous Peoples a Voice
For several weeks now Native American leaders have been talking about proposed changes for Indigenous Peoples in the United Nations system...
‘Historic Victory for Treaty Rights’: Northwest Tribes Rejoice as Army Corps Rejects Coal Terminal
Northwest tribes were elated after the U.S...
Canada Announces U.N. Declaration to Become Federal Law
The United Nations Permanent Forum’s 15th session opened on May 9 with Canada’s announcement that it will begin incorporating the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in...
Glenna J. Wallace: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series
In the interview series Meet Native America , the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian invites tribal leaders, cultural figures, and other interesting and accomplishe...
A Symbol for What’s Right: Máxima Acuña Speaks on Award and Continued Struggle
More than half a decade after she refused to sell her farm to a mining company, Maxima Acuña de Chaupe , whose family grows potatoes and tends dairy cows on a small farm high in th...
Indian Country Needs More Leaders Like the Late Phillip Martin
Dr. Dean Chavers
When Chief Phillip Martin came home to Philadelphia, Mississippi in 1955, his people had no more hope than they had when he left four years earlier to serve in the Air Force...
Report Confirms: Serious Racial Inequities in Health and Health Care Continue
Tanya H. Lee
In 1985, a government report for the first time documented disparities in health and mortality between black and other minority groups in the U.S. and whites...
Face to Face with Pope Francis to Get the Inter Caetera Papal Bull Revoked
On May 4, 1493 Pope Alexander VI issued the Inter Caetera papal bull which called for non-Christian nations to be reduced and subjugated (“barbare nationes deprimantur”)...
Global Canoe Paddles for Indigenous Voices [10 Images]
As the Paris Agreement was being signed at the United Nations in New York City on Earth Day, April 22, Global Canoe continued its mission to have indigenous leaders included as dec...
Indigenous Environmental Hero Maxima Acuña De Chaupe Wins Goldman Prize
The noted indigenous activist from Peru, Maxima Acuña de Chaupe, was one of this year’s Goldman Environmental Prize winners for her battles to protect her land from a multinational...
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