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The Week That Was: February 7, 2016
Assimilation, Integration, Colonization
Dem Presidential Election is Fixed
HA HA! Comic Jonny R's The Ojibwe Outlaw
Native Humor: Pow Wow Jokes & Stick NDNs
Diné Beads, Sells Sports Medallions
Yo Mackelmore! Gyasi's White Privilege 3
Omaha Superbowl Invite to Peyton Manning
Video: Rare Blue Whale Mother and Calf
College Fund Ad to Increase Enrollment
NMAI Profile: Ken St. Marks
Six Super Bowl 50 Prop Bets
Osage Nation Wins Bid on Turner Ranch
USDA Investments Impact Rural America
Brown Changes Fall Holiday to IPD
Hillary and Bernie, Mano y Mano
USDA Microloans to Farmers Purchase Land
LA Tribe Gets $48mn for Climate Move
Giant Lake Disappears!
Cherokee Elder Talks Candy and Santa
Thing About Skins
Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Get $48 Million to Move Off of Disappearing Louisiana Island
It has taken well over a decade of advocating on behalf of...
Navajo, Others Press Feds to Clean Up 15,000 Water-Poisoning Uranium Mines
Longtime Sanders, Arizona, resident Wayne Lynch was told in...
Ending All Native Homelessness Next Federal Target
The multi-agency effort just announced by the federal...
Rogue Agencies Can Ignore Historic Preservation Law
A lawsuit filed October 2015 by the Coyote Valley Band of...
Chili Yazzie: ‘Give Us Our One Day to Say Our Peace’
Duane “Chili” Yazzie delivered the keynote at The Red...
Ho-Chunk Homeless Vets Project Beats Federal Effort
The federal government recently announced grants of about $...
Indigenous Guatemalans Face Poverty, Discrimination
Three years into President Álvaro Colom’s reign, Guatemala's indigenous people still suffer from malnourishment and poverty -- problems the country's natives commonly blame on gove...
Yuroks Seek to Own Part of Redwood Forest
The Yurok Tribe, California’s largest at 5,000 members, is seeking to own and/or manage 1,200 acres of national forest that lies on reservation land at the mouth of the Klamath Riv...
Dakota Activist Draws FBI Attention
A Dakota college professor has been contacted by the FBI regarding a controversial lecture she gave in November at Winona State University...
Dorgan Releases Damning IHS Report
WASHINGTON—Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., used his last days in office making good on one of his major goals of the 111th Congress: overse...
Did Colbert Bit Go Too Far?
Remember that silly idea floated by some ultraconservatives that President Obama would surrender the United States to Native Americans , who would then rule as “Indian overlords”?...
Métis Chief Snags Third Term
Two-time Métis National Council (MNC) president Clément Chartier promised to “continue to push for recognition and rights of our Métis citizens across the homeland” as he garnered ...
Lessons to be Learned from Carcieri Fix Defeat
Gale Courey Toensing
WASHINGTON – The BIA announced its decision to take land into trust for an initial reservation for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe on the same day that the 111th Congress adjourned withou...
Incoming Navajo Lawmakers Hear Restructuring Plans
Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.—Incoming Navajo lawmakers are considering how to restructure the tribal council that was downsized from 88 members to 24 members...
Aloha Means Goodbye
WASHINGTON – As 2010 wound to a close, a bleak reality set in for many Hawaii Natives: Legislation that was their closest chance yet to getting recognized by the federal government...
New EPA Committee to Foster Toxics Communication with N.A. Community
Native American tribes will soon have more of a say when it comes to developing chemical-management and pollution-prevention programs, the news site Newsreview.com reported in its ...
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