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18-Year-Old Director Visits White House
Exploring the Next 10,000 Years
$5 Million Nutrition Campaign Launches
Casino Follies; GOP Ponders Cruz Control
Instant Horse Racing Bill Passes
Dja Dja Wurrung Wants Ancestral Art Back
Jenkins: Where’s The Outcry?
Navajo Leaders Disrespect Voting Rights
Blumenthal Flip Flops on Federal Rec
Painter Margarete Bagshaw Walks On
Ho-Chunk Nation Increases Minimum Wage
Native Funerals as Family Reunions
WSJ Sides With Soto on Eagle Feathers
Symposium: School-to-Prison Pipeline
Clerk to Indian: 'You Lost the War'
Jude Schimmel Puts Team in Sweet 16
Speaker Series to Feature Sherman Alexie
All-Women Drum Group Serenades Wab Kinew
New Sulfate Limits in Minnesota
Let’s Celebrate Annie Dodge Wauneka
Thing About Skins
Notes From a Single Mom: Second Chances—Like Avis, Stepfamilies Have to Try Harder
I can’t think of a better time than the Christmas season to talk about stepfamilies. After all, Jesus grew up in one...
A Recent TV Slur Revives Debate About Sacheen Littlefeather and Her Role in Marlon Brando's Oscar Refusal
History was made in 1973 when Marlon Brando declined to accept the best actor Oscar for his role in The Godfather to protest the treatment of American Indians...
Short Plays Honor 100th Anniversary of Jim Thorpe's Olympic Triumph
What do an Olympic champion, a soccer dad and two video gamers have in common?...
12-Step Indian Rehab (A Modest Post-Thanksgiving Proposal from Alex Jacobs)
In the 1970s I worked for Akwesasne Notes , the Mohawk Nation newspaper and the largest Native journal in the world...
On the (Electric) Pow Wow Trail With A Tribe Called Red
I caught up with Indian country’s new supergroup, DJ trio A Tribe Called Red on the road (literally) while they were making their way into Edmonton Alberta for what would be the 3r...
Marty Two Bulls, 'Just Us Turkeys'
Marty Two Bulls
The Meme-ing of Thanksgiving
Can any holiday or event happen these days without people sharing a bunch of snarky or poignant images on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr? Nope—and that's a good thing...
Talking to Young Children About Thanksgiving
As much as some Natives might like for it to, Thanksgiving is not going away...
Two Reasons Why It's Wrong to Dress Up Like an Indian
[The following essay by Simon Moya-Smith refers to the practice of dressing up as an Indian, often a "sexy" Indian, for a Thanksgiving party...
BUY NATIVE: A Campaign to Buy Native American-Made Gifts this Holiday Season
Jessica R. Metcalfe
(Gyasi’s Note: I love Dr. Jessica. She does her work simply because she loves Native people; as a result of her love of Native people, she tries to help Native people...
Three Essential Native Films Go Digital
In terms of variety and excellence, you'd be hard-pressed to pick a trio of films about the Native American experience any better than the drama Barking Water (2009, dir...
Oaxaquena Native Lila Downs Stole the Show at Latin Grammy Awards
The 13th annual Latin Grammy awards show , which took place November 15 in Las Vegas, was business as usual, with one exception: The performance of Lila Downs, an L.A.-based Oaxaqu...
World Champion Hoop Dancer Tony Duncan: A Balancing Act
He may have inherited his talents from his parents but Tony Duncan, 29, a five-time World Champion Hoop Dancer and performing artist is a star in his own right...
Cache Creek Casino Resort: Jewel of California's Capay Valley
In Brooks, California, in the heart of the Capay Valley, Cache Creek Casino Resort rises like an Emerald City out of acres and acres of surrounding ranches and farmland...
Native American Music Awards Postponed; Vote Tallies Reset to Zero
The 14th Annual Native American Music Awards, originally scheduled to take place November 30, 2012, will have to wait...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country
It's our roundup of all the big news coming out of Indian country: • ERDRICH HONORED: Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich won the National Book Award for fiction for The Round House , her...
San Carlos Apache Community Leaders Hope Club Will Keep Native Youth Out of Trouble
Mary Kim Titla
“If there wasn’t a teen center, teenagers would be bored and they would probably get into trouble,” said Desiray Miles, 13, San Carlos Apache...
Rash of Racism Toward Native Americans in Schools
Seems there’s been an abundance of racially charged news coming out of schools across the country over the last couple months...
Thanksgiving: Native Roots, National Holiday and Quinnipiac Traditions
Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated throughout the United States, and as you are eating left-overs and remembering events from the family meal mishaps and wondering why we do this...
Seattle Human Rights Commission: Washington State Should Ban Native Mascots in Schools
On November 23, the Seattle Human Rights Commission passed a resolution calling upon Washington state to stop the use of Native American mascots in public schools...
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