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Begaye Must Stop Escalade Nightmare
Gyasi Ross on His New Poetry Album
Review: Momofuku Ko and the Sioux Chef
The Mother of the Earth Returns
Big Two Months for the Samish Nation
Randy Mantooth of 'Emergency!'
DU Lacrosse Wins NCAA Championship
The South Does Rights Thing
Crowdsourcing Jackson Removal
The Burden of American Exceptionalism
$255.5 Million Settlement for Inuit
Shoni Schimmel Is no Longer a Rookie
Billboard Debuts Native Artist's Video
Cherokee Elder Talks Eating 'Steak'
Wahpepah-Harris: The Next Billy Mills?
Two Native Leaders’ Could be School Name
Memorials Honoring Native Warriors
Mills to Host a Day With WA Native Youth
Maintaining U.S. Status Quo at UN
The Week That Was
Thing About Skins
Native Population at Higher Risk of Illness or Death From Flu Sweeping the Nation
Influenza is now widespread in 47 states...
Photographer Matika Wilbur's Three-Year, 562-Tribe Adventure
SEATTLE -- Edward Curtis was roughly the same age as Matika Wilbur when he began photographically documenting what he believed was a vanishing race of people...
The GOP House Leader Sank VAWA in 2012, the Fight Starts Anew in 2013
Native American and congressional advocates of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) are frustrated that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., held up a compromise in the wanin...
Robert Griffin III Won't Stand Up Against Redskins Name, Says Columnist
Washington Post columnist Mike Wise has offered his thoughts on the Washingtin Redskins' team name calling it "ill-considered, objectionable, offensive, racist, totally unacceptabl...
Fond du Lac Band Wins Dispute With Duluth Over Profit-Sharing Payments
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa does not have to pay Duluth, Minnesota an estimated $12.4 million in casino revenue back payments from 2009-2011 for its downtown Fon...
American Indian Society to Honor Center for Native American Youth with First Daniel K. Inouye Indigenous Spirit Award
To honor the late Senator Daniel K...
Penn State Offers Free Courses on Genes
Pennsylvania State University is offering a series of six lectures open to the general public with the theme “Your Genes: How They Contribute to Who You Are.” The lectures are part...
Interior: Mashpee Trust Land Decision on Track for Early 2013
Gale Courey Toensing
The Department of the Interior plans to complete the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s application for trust land for gaming in January...
Concord, Massachusetts Becomes First American City to Ban Plastic Water Bottles
As of January 1, 2013, a business or person caught selling a single-serving, plastic water bottle in Concord, Massachusetts will receive a warning on the first offense, a $25 fine ...
Two Officials Bash Mohawk Idle No More Protest; One Apologizes
Gale Courey Toensing
Massena Town Supervisor Joseph Gray has apologized for calling an Idle No More protest that shut down the Seaway International Bridge between New York state and the Province of Ont...
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo Announces 'Brief' Medical Leave
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo has announced that he will step aside temporarily on doctor’s orders due to the strain of the past several week...
California Solar Initiative Outshined its 2012 Goal for Megawatts Installed
The sunshine state has surpassed the halfway mark on its goal to install 1,940 megawatts (MW) of solar power on homes and businesses by 2016...
Exemplary Institute Pushes Indian Education Forward
Dr. Dean Chavers
When Bob Roundtree left Ada, Oklahoma in 1987 to become principal of one of the largest high schools on the Navajo Reservation, he thought he could do the same things at Monument V...
Use the Whole Animal: How To Cook Sweetbreads
If one was ever to visit the butcher and ask for sweetbreads, and the butcher replied, "I'm not a baker," it is time to change butchers...
Chiefs, New Democratic Party Leader, Urge Theresa Spence to End Hunger Strike
Fellow chiefs and the head of a major political party are urging Theresa Spence to stop her fast in the wake of the January 11 meetings between aboriginal leaders, the Prime Minist...
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...
Pythons Hunted in Florida in Bid to Stem Invasive Tide and Rescue Native Species
With native wildlife in jeopardy, Florida officials are going to great lengths in their attempt to stem the population of Burmese pythons slithering around the Everglades...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, January 13, 2013
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: • PROTESTS CONTINUE: The spirit of the Idle No More movement remained vibrant, with actions all across ...
Renowned Inuit Artist Kenojuak Ashevak Walks On
From $50 a print to once fetching $58,000 at auction for her most recognizable print, The Enchanted Owl , Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak has certainly made her mark on the Canadian ...
Trickster Thoughts: A Sunday Afternoon
A large part of controlling Tricksters Thoughts is communication. Most Sunday afternoons this time of year, you can find me lying down, watching football and snoozing off and on...
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