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The Week That Was
2015 Pulitzer to Mandan History Book
‘Great Time to Be Studying Journalism’
Is Ohio Piling on Jim Obergefell?
The Epidemic of Early Death on the Rez
Museums Need to Form Parternerships
9 Bison Calves Born on Cherokee Nation
University Arguably Not Safe For Natives
Native Students, Jeff Bridges at LA Gala
Trahant: Investing in Native Youth
The Pope and Genocide
Photo: Cutest Pow Wow Kid of the Week
15 Bison Escape NY State Farm, Shot Dead
Read an Offensive 'Ridiculous Six' Scene
Video: ‘Sensitive? You Can Leave’
Ben Shelly Condemns Adam Sandler Film
Saving Bison; Saving Warthogs
Dissolving a Troubled District?
Jonodev Chaudhuri Is NIGC Chairman
Chief Wahoo vs. Baseball's First Indian
Thing About Skins
Apocalypse LOL II: Surviving 12.12.12
The end of the Mayan Long Count Calendar continues to creep up on us, with December 21, 2012 marking the end of the world. Or Friday...
Día de Guadalupe: Celebrating Mexico’s Indigenous Virgin Mary
Not only is today the last time in the foreseeable future that the month, day and year will be the same but it’s also the day for the annual homage to the Virgin of Guadalupe in Me...
Thrilling Geminids, Plus a Possible Bonus New Meteor Shower, Set Sky Ablaze
With all the buzz about the upcoming Mayan Apocalypse (a.k.a. the winter solstice) of December 21, the Geminid meteor shower threatens to be lost in the shuffle...
Will Arson Attack Cause Holy War Between Born-Agains and Natives?
Mary Annette Pember
The Big Drum house was so much more than a building—it contained the stories and memories of our people,” says Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe tribal member Jackie Cadotte...
Annual Pow Wow Responsible for Native Student Enrollment Growth at Lane Community College
Every year the Native American students of Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon join together to host a one-day pow wow to celebrate their education and the support given to th...
Xavante Leader Addresses Brazilian Government in Letter
The following is an English translation of a letter written by Damião Paridzane, Chief of the Marãiwatsédé village home of the Xavante people in Brazil recently reported on by Indi...
Victim of Racial Discrimination Awarded $123K in Zales Lawsuit
A woman from Portland, Maine who claimed she was discriminated against at Zales Delaware, Inc...
Cherokee Nation Honors Four Veterans in December
This month the Cherokee Nation honors its veterans from Adair, Cherokee and Delaware counties with the Cherokee Medal of Patriotism...
Jackson Browne, Common, Pete Seeger and Others to Play Benefit for Leonard Peltier on December 14
On December 14 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, musicians including Jackson Browne, Common and Pete Seeger will play "Bring Leonard Peltier Home in 2012," a benefit for impr...
Ojibwe Cultural Educator Nick Hockings Walks On
Clifford E. Knapp
Nick Hockings, Ojibwe artist, human rights activist, and cultural consultant, walked on to the spirit world on November 30, 2012 in his home in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin...
Spirit of Enterprise: A Community Laundromat
Name: Robert Smith Title: Tribal Chairman of the Pala Band of Mission Indians and co-owner of the Pala Tub Type of business: Laundromat How long in business: Since September 2008 O...
James Luna Provokes and Entertains With His Multimedia Performance Art
In October, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in Colorado opened an intriguing exhibit within its Crane North American Indian Cultures Hall...
Arizona Snowbowl Protestors Charged in Federal District Court
Three activists were charged in federal District Court in Flagstaff, Arizona, today with disrupting work in a U.S...
Idle No More Rallies Sprout Across Canada, Invigorating Grassroots
David P. Ball
Thousands of people across Canada took to the streets for International Human Rights Day on December 10, launching a grassroots effort for Native rights and recognition in the face...
Johnny Depp as Tonto Talks to a Horse in Second 'Lone Ranger' Trailer
The second trailer for the upcoming movie version of The Lone Ranger has been posted to Disney UK's YouTube page, and it's bound to provoke a few reactions in Indian country...
Artifacts and Remains Found During Highway Construction to be Repatriated
While resurfacing a portion of U.S. 23 earlier this year, a road crew in Oscoda, Michigan found some remains and artifacts...
New Indigenous Community Justice Sanctions Criticized in Bolivia
One indigenous community in Bolivia made headlines in early November after it was announced that, in their district, thieves would have a hand cut off after the 3 rd or 4 th arrest...
Navajo Activists Spearhead Energy Transformation in the Four Corners Area
On the Navajo reservation, pollution from coal production is allegedly causing respiratory illnesses, depleting local aquifers and contaminating drinking and agricultural water wit...
A Pro-Active Move for Rep. Raúl Grijalva As Next Interior Secretary
In a pro-active move by a coalition of supporters, including American Indian activist Suzan Harjo, a letter was sent to President Barack Obama on December 10, showing strong suppor...
Joy Harjo Performs at Tel Aviv University in Face of Anti-Israeli Boycott
American Indian writer and musician Joy Harjo stood firm in her decision to perform at Tel Aviv University in Israel on Monday despite being urged to boycott in support of those pr...
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