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Choctaw Resort in Grant Adding 80 Jobs
Native Arts & Cultures - 2016 Awardees
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The Mysterious Depopulation of Cahokia
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Anadarko Agency Fiduciary Trust Officer: Informing Tribes on Investments and Strategies
In the course of carrying out major trust reform initiatives mandated by Congress in the American Indian Trust Management Reform Act of 1994, the Department of the Interior created...
Failed Treaty of Point Elliott Promises Spotlighted in Play
This was James “Smitty” Hillaire’s debut as a stage actor, and yet he emoted anger, frustration and pain like a pro. “We don’t like to call it acting,” Hillaire said...
The ‘Reasonable Radical’ Duane Yazzie’s Career of Activism and Service
When a journalist asks Duane “Chili” Yazzie a question, he takes his time. He mulls the question, selects his words carefully and carefully forms his answer...
Neo-Nazis Try to Take Over Leith, ND; Hundreds Protest
Gale Courey Toensing
By mid-afternoon on Sunday, September 22, Last Real Indians , reported on its Facebook page, “White supremacists have raised their flag over the town of Leith, ND.” The news came a...
Julyamsh Powwow Honors the Horse
For 18 years, Cliff SiJohn introduced the horse parade at every Julyamsh, a powwow that honors the horse or “the four leggeds.” But this year, it was different...
Plan to Drill in Yasuni National Park Divides Ecuadorians
Despite protests at home and abroad, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa has moved quickly to consolidate support for his decision to drill oil wells in Yasuni National Park, in that...
Open Letter Blasts Canada's Refusal to Convene National Missing-Women Inquiry
The United Nations Human Rights Council has recommended that Canada convene a national inquiry into the deaths and disappearances of aboriginal women, and Prime Minister Steven Har...
Video: Being Native American From a Student’s Perspective
In this video, filmed at Fort Lewis College—a former Indian boarding school—in Durango, Colorado, students answer questions about being Native American...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, September 22, 2013
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: NO VERDICT FOR AIM FOUNDER: Clyde Bellecourt, an American Indian Movement founder, saw a deadlocked jur...
Tony West Addresses Native American Issues Subcommittee
The following remarks were delivered by Tony West, associate attorney general at the Native American Issues Subcommittee (NAIS) meeting on September 18 in Hood River, Oregon...
Eugene Joe: Synonymous With Navajo Sand Art Painting
A stiff wind lifts Eugene Baatsoslaani Joe’s heavy ponytail as he gazes across the vista that first inspired him more than half a century ago...
Native History: Nez Perce Leader Chief Joseph Walks On
This Date in Native History: On September 21, 1904 Chief Joseph passed away on the Colville Reservation in Washington, never having gained permission to return to his homeland in t...
Top Five Professional Athletes You Didn't Know Were Native
Native Americans have long been noted for their athletic prowess, but relatively few make it so far as to be a professional in their sport...
Rape Pandemic: Assaults in Asia, Pacific Close to Rate in Indian Country
The United Nations conducted a study on men and violence in Asia and the Pacific, surveying more than 10,000 men at nine sites in six countries: Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Indone...
Those Leaves Turned On Me! First Day of Fall, and There's a Nip in the Air
Goodbye, heat waves. Summer is finally over, at least up north, with the official, down-to-the-minute end coming at precisely 4:44 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday September 22...
Native History: 1638 Treaty of Hartford Meant to Quell Fear of Devil
This Date in Native History: As the dubious founders of Indian policy, Connecticut claims the first massacre of Native people, the first forced removals, and the first reservations...
Court Rules Big Tobacco Must Pay New York $92 million
Gale Courey Toensing
Big Tobacco companies are required to pay New York State $92 million even though the state failed to collect taxes on Indian reservation cigarette sales since 2003, according to Bu...
Circling Raven Wins TripAdvisor Award, to Host Susan G. Komen Golf Tournament
TripAdvisor awarded Circling Raven Golf Club, part of the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, with its Certificate of Excellence distinction for exceptional hospitality...
'Unknown Warrior,' a Poem by Lynnette Haozous
Lynnette Haozous has previously graced this website in the guise of Lozen, a female Apache warrior who fought alongside Geronimo ...
Canadian Scandal Interrupts Parliament and Reschedules James Anaya’s Visit
Gale Courey Toensing
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s decision to prorogue—or discontinue—Parliament’s current session has forced James Anaya, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right...
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