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The Week That Was
Hope STEMS, Native Students Blossom
Dennis Banks on Death of Misty Upham
NMAI Profile: James Roger Madalena
Orionid Meteor Shower Dazzles Oct. 20-21
Suicide: the Need for More Studies
Not Your Mascot Minnesota to Protest Red
5 Tasteless Andrew Jackson Memes
Navajo Barrel Racer Ready for NFR
5 First Nations Music Award Winners
First Educare Serving Nebraska Natives
11th-Hour Native-Vote Agreements
Spokane Tribal Chairman Jumps Over Fire
Understanding Indigenous Cultures
Elections: When 2014 Is That Close
Recovering Native Languages
Statement by Misty Upham's Father
NCAIED Salutes Its 40 Under 40
Comcast and NBCUniversal Donate $5M
Thing About Skins
The Thing About Skins Photo of the Week: 'Indian Smile 2009'
Anthony "Thosh" Collins
ANTHONY “THOSH” COLLINS is a photographer from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Arizona and currently resides in Los Angeles, California...
Coyote Thoughts: A Native Explains Mental Health
Beau rides his motorcycle in Telluride, Colorado. Beau enjoys the outdoors. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, riding motorcycles and working on vehicles. (Courtesy of Dr...
Watch Olympic Gold Hopeful and Citizen Potawatomi Nation Member Mary Killman’s Synchronized Swimming Prowess
Climbing the Family Tree in Halifax
Join the Halifax County Genealogical Society June 9 for "Genealogy, Climbing the Family Tree" at the Halifax County Library, 33 South Granville Street, Halifax, North Carolina, fro...
Mexico's HñaHñu Community Battles Illegal Immigration With Simulated Border-Crossing, Complete With Gun Shots
Forty students from a private university in Mexico City huddled together under an opaque sky waiting for orders from their coyote or guide...
Crossing U.S.-Mexico Border Can Be Deadly
The homemade videos are damning: A man on the ground, possibly handcuffed, begs for his life as he’s beaten by a dozen U.S. Border Patrol officers...
Midwest Genealogy Center Offers Classes
The Midwest Genealogy Center, 3440 S...
AIAI Livestreams Its Annual General Assembly
Breaking technological boundaries and reaching out directly to the people, the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) is livestreaming its Annual General Assembly on the...
IHS’ Improving Patient Care Program Reflects a Growing Trend in Patient Outreach
A new personalized approach to patient outreach is encouraging American Indian and Alaska Native women to schedule and keep important yearly appointments such as mammograms and phy...
NAJA Board Member Andy Harvey Walks On
Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) board member Andy Harvey walked on May 23, 2012. He was only 35 years old...
Dutch Singer Plays Indian for Eurovision Song Contest
Thanks to our reader Erin for spotting this one. What you are about to see needs a little explaining. There exists in Europe an annual musical competition called Eurovision...
Smithsonian NMAI’s 12th Annual Tewaaraton Awards Honoring Outstanding Lacrosse Players
On Thursday May 31 st , the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian will hold its 12 th Annual Tewaaraton Awards ...
Osage Transgender Candidate Running for Osage Congress Shares Her Story
The following story and photo were originally published at Osage News on May 4...
JOB: Meskwaki Settlement School Seeks Fourth Grade Teacher
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California School District Bans Mexican Epithets for Indigenous People
“No me llames oaxaquita,” or “Don’t call me little Oaxacan,” is the title of an anti-bullying campaign that Oxnard School District in southern California Ventura County, has adopte...
Brazil Indigenous Still Waiting for Compensation
Residents of Raposa Serra do Sul in northern Brazil struggled for three decades to win the demarcation of what is now the country’s largest indigenous reserve...
This Year’s Dancers of the Plains Focus on the Ponca
Long before Nebraska statehood, the river valleys and Plains of the region supported tribes that both hunted buffalo and farmed for its livelihood...
Felipe Rose of the Village People Remembers Donna Summer
On May 17, 2012, music lovers were saddened to learn of the passing of LaDonna Adrian Gaines—better known as Donna Summer, the legendary singer and songwriter famous for a vast arr...
Eight More States Get Waiver From No Child Left Behind Law
Back in February President Barack Obama freed 10 states from the mandates of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), a federal law requiring all students to be proficient in reading and math ...
Blackfeet Professor and 10 Other Natives Participate in Queen of England’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant
The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that Donald Pepion, Blackfeet, an associate professor from New Mexico State University was one of ten American Indians to meet the Queen of England...
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