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Smallest Full Moon of Year March 5
Native Rockers in Spotlight at SXSW
Keystone XL Override Fails
Tribes Bringing Internet to Remote Homes
Partnering for Conservation Benefits
AMERIND to Host Golf Fundraiser
Whales of Noepe Remain Important
Teaching Tribes How to Govern
Nuu-chah-nulth Lose Herring Court Battle
Why Feminism Matters in Indian Country
Leading the People Away From Abuse
Permanent Housing Key for DV Survivors
Quinault & Claimed Right of Domination
Comcast Makes PSAs About Real Natives
Syrian Civil War Linked to Climate
Mother Earth vs. Father Greed
Native Student Introduces Jill Biden
Lakota Youth Reject Keystone XL Pipeline
Cherokee Nation Applauds ICWA Revisions
Champions for Change Honors Native Youth
Thing About Skins
Tribal Marijuana Conference: ‘A 10-Year Window for Tribes to Capitalize’
On Saturday, February 28 some 75 tribal leaders from across...
Secretary Jewell’s $60 Million Dollar Signature Fulfills Shoshone-Paiute Water Rights
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell signed a historic...
SCIA Hearing on Federal Budget Highlights Government’s Responsibilities
Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate...
Investing in the Future of Tribal Nations
As part of his commitment to strengthening nation-to-nation...
The Case Against Coal Terminals: Lummi Cite Health, Environmental Factors
Coal trains are not the only threats to sacred sites and...
BIA Releases New ICWA Guidelines to Protect Native Families and Children
On Tuesday, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K....
Are American Indian Nations ‘Wards of the Federal Government’?
Gale Courey Toensing
Arizona Republican Congressman Paul Gosar got himself into a heap of trouble recently for saying American Indian Nations are “wards of the federal government.” The remark offended ...
Congress Moves to Protect Alaska Native Women
Tanya H. Lee
In the final days of the 113th Congress, the House and Senate passed legislation that could begin a new era in the relationship between Alaska Native nations and the State of Alask...
5 Things to Know About Bristol Bay, Courtesy of the White House
On December 16, President Barack Obama declared the Bristol Bay region of Alaska off limits to new oil and gas drilling leases. While this does not address mining, or Pebble Ltd...
Native Leaders Appointed to Positions in Education, Environment, Justice in Washington State
Three prominent Native American Washingtonians have been appointed to key positions in education, environmental protection, and the judiciary. On December 15, Gov...
What Does Marijuana Memo Mean for Hemp Production and Traditional Uses?
An article that ran in Popular Mechanics in 1938 called hemp the “standard fiber of the world” and promised that production of this “cash crop” would reap several hundred million d...
Environmental Win: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York State
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has banned fracking in New York State, citing potential risks to public health...
Gimmicks and Governing are Old School’s Last Act; Painful Austerity Ahead
We just watched the end of The Old School Congress...
Obama Declares Bristol Bay Off Limits to New Oil and Gas Drilling Leases
The Bristol Bay watershed has been saved, at least from oil and gas drilling...
Duwamish River Advocates Hopeful EPA’s Plan Will Be Effective
It’s been 35 years since James Rasmussen, chairman of the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition, fished in the Duwamish River, his ancestors’ waterway which drains into Puget Sound...
Relief at a Stiff Price III: Going the Way of Chocolate
Maca, known to botanists as Lepidium meyenii, was first named maca by humans in Quechua, the language of the people who cultivated the root vegetable in the Andean highlands before...
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