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Louisiana Tribes Battle Rising Waters
RES Returns to Las Vegas
Luger: Finding Strength With Yoga
UNITY and Healthy Active Natives Partner
NNGE CEO Derrick Watchman on Expansion
Cherokee Veteran Heading to Super Bowl
TEK and Idle No More: Inseparable
Sherman's Deflategate Take; Nude Hacks
McConaughey Cast in Film About Raramuri
First Taco Bell in Indian Country Opens
Rare Sierra Nevada Fox Caught on Camera
Challenger of Manifest Destiny Walks On
An Open Letter to Supervisor Peter Adam
Senate Passes Keystone, Obama to Veto
'Indigenous With Stacey Thunder' Is Here
Mohawk Family Loses Everything in Fire
Film About Cherokee Freedmen
Ellsbury to be Inducted Into OSU HOF
Sundance: Pine Ridge Film Wins Praise
New AFN Chief Meets With Prime Minister
Thing About Skins
Experts Urge Congressional Carcieri Fix—Again
Gale Courey Toensing
John Echohawk More than a dozen lawsuits are clogging federal and state courts in what Native American Rights Fund (NARF) Executive Director John Echohawk called “a judicially-crea...
Libyans Seen Allegedly Rescuing J. Christopher Stevens in Latest Video
A video released on September 17, shows Libyans allegedly working together to rescue J. Christopher Stevens following the September 11 th attacks on the U.S...
Sam Bradford Scorching hot for the St. Louis Rams in First two Games
After a solid rookie season in which Sam Bradford, Cherokee , posted a 76.5 passer rating for the St. Louis Rams in 2010, there was a lot of hope in Indian country and in St...
Aboriginal Petroglyphs Destroyed By Vandals Armed With Acid and a Drill
A rock drill, acid and a power washer; it’s not the beginning of a joke about a hardware store—it’s what was used by cultural vandals to destroy aboriginal pictograms and petroglyp...
Elections 2012: T-Minus 49 Days and the Politics of What Romney Is Saying
Forget about what Romney said. Of course you can’t. He’s been framed...
Elections 2012: Romney Blames ‘Those People’ for What America Has Become
In a candid moment, when he thought no one was watching, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney dismissed nearly half of America as government freeloaders who will never vot...
California's Best Kept Secret: The Middletown Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians' Twin Pine Casino & Hotel
If you like wine and looking for a fall getaway then consider the little known Twin Pine Casino & Hotel , just north of California’s Napa Valley, a surprising find...
Will Rogers Started Poor, Died Rich, and Left Behind a Lot of Laughter
Will Rogers was born to Cherokee parents in 1879 in Indian Territory, a rural backwater where Indian tribes had been sent to die, yet this Paint Clan Cherokee became internationall...
Video: Wes Studi and Irene Bedard Discuss 'The Beloved Woman'
In July of 2012, Wes Studi, Best known for his movie roles in Dances with Wolves , The Last of the Mohicans , Geronimo and box-office blockbuster Avatar , and Irene Bedard, who ser...
Arctic Drilling: Shell Nixes Exploratory Chukchi Sea Wells Till 2013 Season
Royal Dutch Shell has suspended exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska for the current season, though it will continue to start wells by digging as many “top holes” as ...
Chickasaw Nation Wins People’s Choice Award at Olympics of Mapmaking Event
Combining old world style map design—hand-drawn images that tell a story about the data on the map—with new technology led the Chickasaw Nation’s GeoSpatial Information Department ...
Steven Judd Image of the Week: 'Decolonize Liberty'
Steven Paul Judd, Kiowa/Choctaw, is known primarily as a filmmaker; with writing partner Tvli Jacob he penned and/or directed American Indian Graffiti: This Thing Life (2003), Sear...
Anaya: US Needs ‘New Measures for Reconciliation and to Address Historical Wrongs’ Against Indigenous Peoples
Gale Courey Toensing
When James Anaya , the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Indigenous Peoples was finishing up his tour of the United States last spring, he received a packet of letters from hig...
Elections 2012: Don’t Expect a Political Debate About Poverty
Presidential candidates are keen on talking about “the middle class.” It’s a steady theme from both challenger Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama...
Mohegans Get Approval to Manage Atlantic City Casino, Seminoles Back Out of AC Hard Rock Plans
On Friday, the New Jersey Casino Control Commission (CCC) approved the Mohegan Gaming Advisors (MGA) to run the day-to-day affairs of the Atlantic City, New Jersey-based Resorts Ca...
Kevin Washburn Receives Senate Support for Indian Affairs Leadership Nomination
In a nomination hearing on September 15 before what U.S...
Elections 2012: Why Are Treaty Obligations ‘Discretionary’ Spending?
Nearly every politician, Democrat, Republican or independent, says that treaties made with American Indian tribes are solemn and sacred obligations...
Cowichan Tribe Member Richard Peter Wins Gold at Paralympic Games
Richard Peter is going out on top. Peter, who turned 40 on Sept. 10, has reaffirmed his intentions to stop playing on the international wheelchair basketball scene...
Elections 2012: Deeply Destructive Budget Wasn’t Intended to Be Implemented
Sequester is a funny word. As a noun it means a general cut in government spending. As a verb it means to hide away...
Educator Spotlight: Donna L. Akers
Donna L. Akers, is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and an associate professor of history and ethnic studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln ...
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