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Tanoak Tree: Acorn Tells a Native Story
Totems and Tourism: Hydaburg, Alaska
NMAI Profile: Brenda Meade
The Road to Visibility: Billy Frank Jr.
Micki Free Rocks Out on 'American Trash'
Tribal Tech Makes Inc. 500 List
Pump Money into Native Business
Struggling to Live Through Wildfires
Houska: Native Youth Protest Pipeline
Cherokees Claim Will Rogers
Ashley Callingbull for Mrs. Universe!
Ripe, Plump Super Moon in August
Crazy Candidates Not Named Trump Pt. 2
‘The Beginning and End of Rape’
Stop Contributing to Your Oppression
What Defines an Indigenous Group?
Moya-Smith: 'Anchor Babies' Demeans Kids
Lloyd Oxendine Walks On
Clean Eating and the ‘Dirty Dozen'
Morongo Tribe Revamps Iconic Eatery
Thing About Skins
Sexy Cultural Chic: Fearless Fashion Designer Bethany Yellowtail Shares Her Truth
QUICK STORY: I remember when breakdancing and hip-hop came...
All About Indian Blood (and Kidneys, and Hearts): Organ Donation and Native People
No, this is not about blood quantum. OK, TWO QUICK STORIES...
Native Funerals as Family Reunions: A Few Thoughts on Loving Each Other Better
At this very moment, all of us are missing out on the life...
Black History Month, Indian-Style: Natives and Black Folks in This Together Since 1492
Sorry I waited until halfway through Black History Month to...
Native Grandmothers Defend Mother Earth: Faith Spotted Eagle Kicks SERIOUS Knowledge About Keystone XL
IF the human race is going to turn this world around—from a...
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Doesn't Like Indian Children: An Interview With Justin Poor Bear
Fact #1: South Dakota’s Tribes faithfully give hundreds of...
Thing About Skins
Tribal Governments, Ganja and OxyContin: When Government Says Dope Is "OK"
The United States Food and Drug Association recently approved the use of OxyContin for children as young as 11. Folks say that powerful narcotics like OxyContin are necessary...
#DearNativeYouth: It Gets Greater Later
“ #DearNativeYouth: Hold us accountable.” Brook Spotted Eagle Dear young sister and brothers, nieces and nephews, Yes, I’m truly hoping you read this—I definitely don’t claim to ha...
World's Hottest Old White Man? A Few Reasons Why Native People Should Be Crushing on Sexy Pope Francis
Move over Sean Connery—I have to be honest: there’s a new old, wrinkly white, Catholic dude in my life. That’s right, I have a “thing” for this new Pope. Sorry Sean...
Smear the Queer, the Supreme Court, and Same Sex Marriage: Love for the Win (Finally)
QUICK STORY: When I was a kid we used to play a very fun game called “Smear the Queer.” In that game, some unlucky sap, the “queer,” would wind up with a football in her/his hands ...
Massacre at Charleston: #BlackLivesMatter for Native People Because History
“Those who were killed were…the old men, women and children…after the firing was over, the soldiers gathered up the bedding, clothing and subsistence and piled them up with a lot o...
Fake Black Folks, Fake Indians, and Allies: The Native Roots of the Rachel Dolezal Saga
“Everybody wanna be a nigga but nobody wanna be a nigga.” —Paul Mooney Paul Mooney could have easily been talking about Natives...
A Lesson From the Miccosukee Tribe: Importance of Putting the 'Native' Back Into Native Education
“This language (English), which is good enough for a white man and a black man, ought to be good enough for the red man...
Tlingit-Athabascan Actor Martin Sensmeier Confirmed for Featured Role in Upcoming Denzel Washington Movie
I won’t add too much commentary to this newspiece, but one of my Man Crushes Mondays, Martin Sensmeier (Athabascan and Tlingit) recently joined the all-star ensemble cast of the re...
A Note to Beloved Native Graduates: Keep Up the Great Work (and Always Remember Home)
“The thing about being an Indian person is that you feel most at home with your own people.” Winona LaDuke This is a great time of year—NBA Playoffs are in full swing, it’s almost ...
Why Native Moms Will Rule the World: Happy Mother's Day
“It seemed as if the spiritual and social tapestry they had created for centuries was unraveling. Everything lost that sacred balance...
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