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Obama Strives for Affordable Education for All
“Student loan debt has now surpassed credit card debt for the first time ever,” President Barack Obama told the crowd gathered at the University of Michigan (U-M) on January 27...
United Nations Moves to Strengthen Children’s Rights
A new measure that allows children or their representatives to bring problems before an international panel of child welfare experts is now open for member states to sign, accordin...
Michigan Mayor Denies and Apologies for Racist Remarks
Gale Courey Toensing
Controversy over off-reservation gaming sparks alleged racist remarks Off reservation casinos have been hotly debated for years, but a recent incident in Michigan may be the first ...
The American Indian Cancer Foundation's Wonderful, Crucial Pow Wow for Hope
The American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF) is presenting a very special pow wow in Minneapolis on Saturday, April 28 th that should prove to be a wonderful, important event...
Transcendental Meditation Combating Diabetes in Indian Country
Mary Annette Pember
Transcendental Meditation (TM) has come a long way from its introduction in the United States in 1960s, when its most famous teacher-practitioner, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi , was a pop...
Alien Atoms: Milky Way Stardust Detected in Solar System
The ancients have known for some time that we are made of stardust, but now a NASA spacecraft has detected the actual atoms from outside the solar system...
Manitoba Dakota Chundee Smokes Raids Latest in Growing Tobacco War
Manitoba authorities are stepping up efforts to halt sales of cigarettes that are federally labeled but not marked for purchase in the province...
Sherman Alexie Says Arizona Has Made Native Books Sacred
Sherman Alexie threw his two cents into the Tucson book ban and ethnic studies ban in Arizona recently on The Progressive website...
Study Finds Burmese Pythons Are Decimating the Mammals of the Everglades
Bobcats in the Everglades National Park? Down 87.5%. Opossum? Down 98.9%. Raccoons? Down 99.3%...
Isolated Mashco-Piro Tribe Sightings Come With a Risk
A clan of Mashco-Piro Indians, a small tribe of previously isolated Amazon Indians in Peru, have been appearing along the riverbank in Madre de Dios with a message to tourists and ...
Oglalas’ Keystone XL Pipeline Position Issued
The Oglala Lakota Nation is grateful that President Obama denied a permit for the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, but is concerned that his decision will allow TransCanada to “simpl...
California College Deals With Inflated SAT Scores
A liberal arts school in Claremont, California is currently dealing with the backlash after students’ SAT scores were inflated, possibly to get a better ranking...
Spam Increases Diabetes Risk Two-Fold in American Indians
A new study reveals American Indian who frequently ate processed meat in a can, known as "spam," had double the risk of developing diabetes compared to those who ate little to none...
Earthquake Rattles Peru, No Deaths Reported
Residents of Ica, Peru, a coastal town south of Lima, are still shaken following an earthquake that destroyed more than 120 homes and damaged 581 buildings, and injuring 145 people...
Dunk Off: Kenny Dobbs Versus Blake Griffin (With a LeBron James Cameo)
Last night, Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers (also a childhood friend of Sam Bradford , they both grew up in Oklahoma City) threw down the dunk of the year thus far (accor...
Alec Baldwin Drops 30 Pounds After Pre-Diabetic Diagnosis
A slimmed-down Alec Baldwin took the stage at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night to accept the award for male actor in a television comedy, reported USA Today ...
Lakota Language Loses Fluent Speaker
The Lakota language has lost one of its most fluent speakers. Johnson Holy Rock, of Wakpamni, South Dakota, walked on January 21 at the age of 93...
Navajo Nation File Redistricting Lawsuit in Utah
Citing a sense of urgency before upcoming 2012 elections and the likelihood that nothing will be done without legal action, the Navajo Nation has filed suit against San Juan County...
Reader Photos: New York City's Oldest and Largest Pow Wow
Here at Indian Country Today Media Network , we’re always thrilled to showcase incredible photography, which has the spirit behind our ongoing pow wow portrait series...
X-Class Solar Flare Shoots Away From Earth—Luckily
What NASA knows as sunspot 1402 spat out an X2-class solar flare on January 27, more powerful than the January 23 one that set the northern lights ablaze as far south as Ireland...
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