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GOP Debate VIII
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 a Mano
USDA Microloans to Farmers Purchase Land
LA Tribe Gets $48mn for Climate Move
Giant Lake Disappears!
Thing About Skins
Steve Russell: In Search of Will Rogers via 'The Verdigris'
Beau Jennings is a guitar picker who admits to a Will...
Desecration Row: Wisconsin Bill Threatens All Native Burial Mound Sites
A new conflict between Native Americans in Wisconsin and...
Supreme Court Rules Against Menominee Tribe, Denies Cert on NAGPRA Claim
In a unanimous decision January 25, the U.S. Supreme Court...
National Park Services Grave Robber Will Pay Restitution and Serve Probation
Thomas Munson, the retired National Park Service...
Ancient Indigenous Peoples Saved One of Three Sisters from Extinction
The Three Sisters fundamental to the traditional diet of...
National Park Services Grave Robber: Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Remains
Thomas Munson, 76, of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin will...
Researching the Past
From Beads to Bounty: How Wampum Became America’s First Currency—And Lost Its Power
Ann C. Tweedy
When Prince Philip of the Pokanokets (later known as the Wampanoags) proudly wore his wampum—decorative beads made from whelk and clam shells—he was proudly declaring several thing...
Outbreak Run Recognizes Historical Tragedy, Offers Contemporary Hope
After 133 years, Cheyenne people are teaching youth about their ancestors who left starvation and illness in Indian Territory—today’s Oklahoma—for an ill-fated attempt to return to...
British Columbia's Enduring Central Coast
Jude Isabella, TheTyee.ca
"You know it's a great day when you're knee deep in sperm." Ryan Cloutier, a young biologist, is delighted with his predicament...
Indian Assimilation: The Mystery of the Tiny Handcuffs, Solved
Mary Annette Pember
Shane Murray vividly recalls the scowl on the face of the young Native woman at Haskell Indian Nation University’s Cultural Center when he placed a pair of tiny handcuffs on her de...
Cayuga Museum Receives Replica Wampum Belt for Returning Haudenosaunee Spiritual Objects
Gale Courey Toensing
The Onondaga Nation has presented the Cayuga Museum of History and Art with a replica of a Haudenosaunee Confederacy wampum belt in appreciation for the return of 21 objects of spi...
Tiny Horrors: A Chilling Reminder of How Cruel Assimilation Was—And Is
Mary Annette Pember
For such small objects, the child’s handcuffs are surprisingly heavy when cradled in the palms of one’s hand...
New England’s Second Colonial Armed Conflict: King Philip’s War Remembered
In 1668 and 1669, Metacom or King Philip, was given the name by the English after the classical Greek conqueror “for his ambitious and haughty spirit;” and the title “King” to exag...
Restoring Crow Presence in Northwest Wyoming
Grant Bulltail is one of those remarkable people who ties us to previous generations and can paint a rich image of tribal traditions...
Minnesota Works on Forgiving But Not Forgetting Its Native History
On December 26, a memorial was dedicated in Mankato, Minnesota’s Reconciliation Park near a white limestone buffalo that marks the spot where 38 Dakota men were hanged the day afte...
Apocalypse Prophecies: Native End of the World Teachings
“In the Hopi teachings,” he began, “we are told that toward the end of the world, Spider Woman will come back and she will weave her web across the landscape...
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