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The Week That Was
SMH @Adam Sandler
Trafficking in Native Communities
States Sue Interior Over Fracking Regs
Group of Pueblo Indians Get Their PhDs
How Far Can a Dandelion Seed Fly?
Wallace Newman's Influence on Nixon
Martin Sensmeier Gets Magnificent 7 Role
Family, Not Fractions, Make Us Indians
NAJA Crowdfunding for Student Journos
Video: Wildfires and Climate Change
Political Autonomy and Econo
Oglala Water Director Honored
Galileo's Lesson for Canada
5 Native Track Teams in Indian Country
Native Humor! 10 LOL-Worthy Pictures
Well For Culture: Stretch!
Cris Derksen on the Red Ride Tour
Triple Crown Watch; Depp Dogs Deported
Lummi Youth Learn the Bigger Picture
Thing About Skins
Anti-Netflix Campaign Is 'Drowning Native Voices' Says Native Director
The controversial production of Adam Sandler’s upcoming Netflix film, The Ridiculous Six , has led to the hashtags #NotYourHollywoodIndian and #WalkOffNetflix ; the latter is a cal...
‘Baseless and Fictitious Anti-Indian Rhetoric’ at Rogue Congressional Hearing on Fed Recognition
Gale Courey Toensing
The United South and Eastern Tribes, seven partner organizations and a federally recognized sovereign Indian nation have asked the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, I...
It’s National Women’s Health Week: 12 Tips for Women at Every Age
In recognition of National Women’s Health Week May 10 to 16, the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic has offered a number of health tips for women of any age...
Fossil Fuel Extraction Dangers: Native American and Women’s Organizations Request UN Help on Sexual Violence
Honor the Earth
On April 21, 2015, a coalition of Native American and women’s organizations filed a submission to the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, requestin...
Will Adam Sandler Discuss 'Ridiculous Six' on Tonight's 'Late Show'?
In his first appearance since a number of Native American actors walked off the set of his Netflix movie The Ridiculous Six , actor/comedian Adam Sandler will be appearing on tonig...
Harry Reid Slams Goodell on Redskins Following Tom Brady Suspension
Senator Harry Reid took the Senate floor today taking another strong stance against the Washington NFL team following Commissioner Roger Goodell’s decision to suspened Patriots QB ...
From ‘Encouraged’ to ‘Mandatory’: Schools Must Teach Native History in Washington
There are 29 federally recognized indigenous nations in Washington State. They have treaties with the United States—they have their own governments, jurisdictions, and economies...
There's Power in Buffy Sainte-Marie's Blood: First Album in 7 Years Released
Jason Morgan Edwards
Even at age 74, Buffy Sainte-Marie is still as vibrant and energetic as ever...
Poor Bear Wins A Round: Oglala Voting Suit Advances
A federal judge has shredded claim after claim by a South Dakota county that overlaps the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation but will not guarantee tribal members on-reservation voter r...
Don't Kill the Tigers! Go After the Idiots Who Keep Them as Pets!
In 1993, Brian Werner finished his Navy hitch and moved his family to a 25-acre tract in the piney woods of East Texas, where they lived in a small cabin, off the grid...
Murder Raises Concerns of Protecting Nomadic and Settled Indigenous in Peru
Just days after a young Matsigenka man was killed by a member of a nomadic tribe, Peru’s largest indigenous organization proposed creating a corridor to protect such isolated group...
Iconic Big Dipper Totem Restored by Tlingit Carver
For nearly three quarters of a century, the Yax té totem has stood sentry over what once was a small shoreline village in southeast Alaska...
VIDEO: Woman Posts Profane Anti-Native Rant; Gets Fired
Sheena Louise Roetman
A woman who went on a racist rant against Native Americans was fired from her job on Monday...
Navajo Golfer Rickie Fowler Answers ‘Most Overrated Player’ With Historic Win
With four birdies and an eagle on his last six holes in regulation play during yesterday’s Player’s Championship Golf Tournament, Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler put himself into a pla...
Havasupai Tribe and Allies Fight to Stop Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon
The Havasupai Tribe, along with several environmental groups, has appealed a court ruling that would allow a long-contested uranium mine to go forward near the Grand Canyon...
29 Natives to Graduate from University of Minnesota Thanks to SMSC Scholarship
This year the University of Minnesota will graduate 29 Native American students thanks to the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) Endowed Scholarship program...
New Inter-Tribal Fish Commission Formed to Give Alaska Tribes a Say
Alaska reminds me of Washington state. Let me qualify that. Alaska reminds me of Washington state before the mid-1970s...
Moving On Up: This Week’s Promotions, Hirings and Appointments in the Business/Corporate World
Indian Country Today Media Network compiled a list of business executives, managers, attorneys, board members, medical professionals, and others making big moves in (and out of) In...
‘No Accommodations for Indians:’ The Civil Rights Fight in North Carolina
When Hughie Maynor thinks about civil rights, he pictures a movie theater in Dunn, North Carolina...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, May 10, 2015
It's our recap of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: TWO SIDES TO EVERY STORY: Ricky Lee, a Native American actor who worked on The Ridiculous Six , has told the New...
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