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Too Many Hearings, Too Little Funding
Don't Shed Tears for Us Poor Indians
Roper Wins 2nd in Roping Competition
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Venus and Jupiter Merge Under Full Moon
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Navajo Sheepherding Fest 'Sheep is Life'
Manning: The Price of Silence
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Red Cloud: A Life in Images
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The Week That Was
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Thing About Skins
Fighting for Native Student’s Right to Wear Eagle Feather at Graduation
Editor’s Note: Clovis Unified School District and attorneys for Christian Titman reached an agreement June 2, which will allow him to wear the eagle feather at graduation...
Empowering Indigenous Women: 'I Am a Life' Video by Sundance Filmmaker
Kiowa filmmaker Jeffrey Palmer wowed the judges of the Sundance Short Film Challenge earlier this year with his short film "Isabelle's Garden." The portrait of a young Native girl ...
6,000 Kids Died in Residential Schools: Canada Truth and Reconciliation Commission
As nearly 10,000 walkers thronged through the streets of Ottawa on May 31 to recognize the suffering of residential school students, it was acknowledged that the work of the Truth ...
On the River of Discovery With Cheryl Crazy Bull and Women of Influence
This September, Dr...
Marijuana vs. Salmon? Climate Change May Be Forcing Tough Choice
A perfect storm is converging on the tribes of the “Emerald Triangle,” the name given to the three counties – Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity – in Northern California where much of...
‘Cultural Genocide’: Canada's Top Judge Decries Treatment of Indigenous Peoples
What happened to Indigenous Peoples in Canada was nothing short of “cultural genocide,” Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin said in a recent speech...
Swordfish Skewers, Kills Fisherman After Broadbill Jabs His Chest
A fisherman in Hawaii was killed over the weekend after a 3-foot, broadbill swordfish punctured his chest as he tried to spear it...
Spirituality and Archaeology of Connecticut’s Real Indians
Lucianne Lavin’s book, “ Connecticut’s Indigenous Peoples ” is a history book, an archaeology text, and an honoring of Indigenous People’s relationship with the land, their spiritu...
Selling the Sacred, Again: Another Auction of Hopi Katsinam Takes Place in Paris
Yet another auction of sacred Hopi artifacts has taken place in Paris despite the efforts of Hopi officials and U.S. lawmakers...
Go Gladiators! Athletes From Blackfeet Rez Compete in NBC’s Spartan Race
Athletes from Montana’s Blackfeet Indian Reservation will soon be getting some national exposure...
Houska: Native American Hair is a Religious Right
Well For Culture: New Website Just Launched!
About a year ago, my friend Thosh and I were hanging out in New York City, where I lived at the time and where he was visiting friends...
Bearing Witness: Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation March Draws Thousands to Ottawa Streets [Video]
Mary Annette Pember
More than 7,000 walkers thronged through the streets of Ottawa on May 31 in a show of reconciliation and unity as the five-year investigation into the residential school era of Can...
Take Oak Flat to a Higher Court: Why US & Canada Fear Human Rights Courts
Hundreds of Apaches are occupying Oak Flat, a sacred site to Apache people since long before the state of Arizona, where Oak Flat lies, existed...
Native Cooking: A Picnic-Perfect Jicama Salad
Eating out at restaurants is festive and wonderful because it means we don’t have to cook, though it is getting kind of expensive, but what isn’t?...
Maine Tribes Withdraw Legislative Reps in Historic Break with State
Gale Courey Toensing
The Penobscot Indian Nation and the Passamaquoddy Tribe took history into their hands last week when they permanently withdrew their representatives from the Maine legislature, end...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, May 31, 2015
It's our recap of the stories that mattered most: PROMISING SIGN: The Inuit have yet to get a court decision on their attempt to stop underwater seismic testing, but it came as goo...
Chickasaws Vow Expanded Benefits to Military Veterans
Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby recently announced efforts to honor the legends and memories of Chickasaw warriors who served or are serving in the United States military...
Winning Architecture: 10 Native American Casinos With Stunning Cultural Design, Part 1
In the gaming world, much emphasis is placed on potential. Facilities often tout numbers of slot machines, table games and average winnings...
Serving Cesar Chavez: ‘One of the Greatest Leaders of All Time’
Dr. Dean Chavers
In 1970, I started in the Ph.D. program in Communication Research at Stanford University. I was in a class of 17—it was about the smartest group of people I have ever been around...
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