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The Week That Was: September 25, 2016
NMU Awarded Grant to Increase STEM
50 Faces of Indian Country 2016 Mag!
Obama’s Legacy On the Line:Dakota Access
DAPL: Climate Justice Meets Racism
Cherokee Elder Talks Doll-Making
Fighting to Protect ‘Living Forests’
What Does ‘Tribe’ Mean?
Federal Agencies Seek Input From Tribes
Sacred Ground Sold to Dakota Access
Rowling Take on N8V Culture is Dangerous
Atom Bombs, Rotting Pipe Lines
6 Upcoming Films With Native Star Power!
How Standing Rock Helped Boy Keep Braid
Felix Aripa, Coeur d’Alene, Walks On
Archaeologists Petition for DAPL Study
Plastic Soup in the Pacific
Osage Language Program Receives Grant
NPS Future Seeks Native Involvment
Lawsuit: School Failed in Boy’s Death
Thing About Skins
Mid-year graduates honored at United Tribes
United Tribes Technical College honored 16 mid-year graduates during a ceremony December 17 at the college in Bismarck...
Trahant: Setting a new standard for tribal-US relations
W hat’s my take away from the White House Tribal Nations Conference? Easy...
Native Americans used to grind cranberries and use the paste to fight wound infections...
EPA forms group to increase tribal role in pollution prevention
Oil paintings focus of museum exhibit
The Plains Indians and Pioneers Museum will feature oil paintings by Cheyenne native Eileen Musick in its art gallery until Jan. 8...
New Castle gaming firm loses $18 million judgment
A Chippewa Indian tribal court in Minnesota has leveled an $18 million judgment against Gaming World International of New Castle and its owner, Angelo Medure, over the development ...
Daugaard creates tribal affairs position
Gov.-elect Dennis Daugaard said he hopes to foster more cooperation between the state and Indian tribes by creating a Cabinet-level secretary of tribal affairs in his administratio...
Indian tribe sues IRS
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians has sued the Internal Revenue Service, claiming the agency double-taxed them and owes them a refund that could total in the millions ...
Wiggins: Seeking a peaceful solution for the Rapa Nui Nation
A t the Indian Law Resource Center , indigenous leaders from Mexico and countries in Central and South America regularly inform us about threats to their lives and the lives of the...
Science Can Help American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments Manage Land and Resources
American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments face environmental challenges in managing their land and natural resources...
NMAI presents early work of Navajo artist R.C. Gorman
WASHINGTON – The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian will open “R.C...
Photographer Stephen Rose has done a remarkable portrait series on Native American skateboarders
$75,000 given to support Indian education
PHOENIX – The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians of California follows a cultural tradition of generosity taught to them by their ancestors...
Lucinda Hughes-Juan, Today correspondent
H aving a well-trained staff can be one of the most important assets a business or organization has. Training should be considered an important investment...
Ute chairman avoids recall
Carol Berry, Today correspondent
IGNACIO, Colo. – Matthew Box, Southern Ute tribal chairman, survived a recall challenge Dec...
Monteau: Spokane Tribe deserves casino
T he Spokane Tribe of Indians should have its Spokane, Wash. area lands approved for purposes of Indian gaming...
Senators, more tribal leaders urge ‘clean Carcieri fix’ passage
Gale Courey Toensing, Today staff
WASHINGTON – As the clock ticks down toward the end of Congress’ lame duck session, efforts to pass a “clean Carcieri fix” become more urgent each day. On Dec...
‘Voices’ for Mother Earth ejected from climate convention
Terri Hansen, Today correspondent
CANCUN, Mexico – The U.N. Forum Convention on Climate Change denied entry to Indigenous Environmental Network Executive Director Tom Goldtooth Dec...
‘Deerskins and Duffels’ by Kathryn E. Holland Braund
Peter d’Errico, Today correspondent
T his history of the Creek Indian trade with Anglo-America, 1685 – 1815, in print since the first edition in 1993, has reached a wide audience with its ethnohistorical approach...
Native Nations Institute releases first documentary
N ative Nations Institute recently announced the release of its first documentary film, “ Ogaag bii azhe giiwewag : Return of the Red Lake Walleye.” The film chronicles the effort ...
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