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Tanoak Tree: Acorn Tells a Native Story
Totems and Tourism: Hydaburg, Alaska
NMAI Profile: Brenda Meade
The Road to Visibility: Billy Frank Jr.
Micki Free Rocks Out on 'American Trash'
Tribal Tech Makes Inc. 500 List
Pump Money into Native Business
Struggling to Live Through Wildfires
Houska: Native Youth Protest Pipeline
Cherokees Claim Will Rogers
Ashley Callingbull for Mrs. Universe!
Ripe, Plump Super Moon in August
Crazy Candidates Not Named Trump Pt. 2
‘The Beginning and End of Rape’
Stop Contributing to Your Oppression
What Defines an Indigenous Group?
Moya-Smith: 'Anchor Babies' Demeans Kids
Lloyd Oxendine Walks On
Clean Eating and the ‘Dirty Dozen'
Morongo Tribe Revamps Iconic Eatery
Thing About Skins
The GOP House Leader Sank VAWA in 2012, the Fight Starts Anew in 2013
Native American and congressional advocates of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) are frustrated that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., held up a compromise in the wanin...
Robert Griffin III Won't Stand Up Against Redskins Name, Says Columnist
Washington Post columnist Mike Wise has offered his thoughts on the Washingtin Redskins' team name calling it "ill-considered, objectionable, offensive, racist, totally unacceptabl...
Fond du Lac Band Wins Dispute With Duluth Over Profit-Sharing Payments
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa does not have to pay Duluth, Minnesota an estimated $12.4 million in casino revenue back payments from 2009-2011 for its downtown Fon...
Penn State Offers Free Courses on Genes
Pennsylvania State University is offering a series of six lectures open to the general public with the theme “Your Genes: How They Contribute to Who You Are.” The lectures are part...
American Indian Society to Honor Center for Native American Youth with First Daniel K. Inouye Indigenous Spirit Award
To honor the late Senator Daniel K...
Interior: Mashpee Trust Land Decision on Track for Early 2013
Gale Courey Toensing
The Department of the Interior plans to complete the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s application for trust land for gaming in January...
Concord, Massachusetts Becomes First American City to Ban Plastic Water Bottles
As of January 1, 2013, a business or person caught selling a single-serving, plastic water bottle in Concord, Massachusetts will receive a warning on the first offense, a $25 fine ...
Two Officials Bash Mohawk Idle No More Protest; One Apologizes
Gale Courey Toensing
Massena Town Supervisor Joseph Gray has apologized for calling an Idle No More protest that shut down the Seaway International Bridge between New York state and the Province of Ont...
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo Announces 'Brief' Medical Leave
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo has announced that he will step aside temporarily on doctor’s orders due to the strain of the past several week...
California Solar Initiative Outshined its 2012 Goal for Megawatts Installed
The sunshine state has surpassed the halfway mark on its goal to install 1,940 megawatts (MW) of solar power on homes and businesses by 2016...
Exemplary Institute Pushes Indian Education Forward
Dr. Dean Chavers
When Bob Roundtree left Ada, Oklahoma in 1987 to become principal of one of the largest high schools on the Navajo Reservation, he thought he could do the same things at Monument V...
Use the Whole Animal: How To Cook Sweetbreads
If one was ever to visit the butcher and ask for sweetbreads, and the butcher replied, "I'm not a baker," it is time to change butchers...
Chiefs, New Democratic Party Leader, Urge Theresa Spence to End Hunger Strike
Fellow chiefs and the head of a major political party are urging Theresa Spence to stop her fast in the wake of the January 11 meetings between aboriginal leaders, the Prime Minist...
From Beads to Bounty: How Wampum Became America’s First Currency—And Lost Its Power
Ann C. Tweedy
When Prince Philip of the Pokanokets (later known as the Wampanoags) proudly wore his wampum—decorative beads made from whelk and clam shells—he was proudly declaring several thing...
Pythons Hunted in Florida in Bid to Stem Invasive Tide and Rescue Native Species
With native wildlife in jeopardy, Florida officials are going to great lengths in their attempt to stem the population of Burmese pythons slithering around the Everglades...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, January 13, 2013
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: • PROTESTS CONTINUE: The spirit of the Idle No More movement remained vibrant, with actions all across ...
Renowned Inuit Artist Kenojuak Ashevak Walks On
From $50 a print to once fetching $58,000 at auction for her most recognizable print, The Enchanted Owl , Inuit artist Kenojuak Ashevak has certainly made her mark on the Canadian ...
Trickster Thoughts: A Sunday Afternoon
A large part of controlling Tricksters Thoughts is communication. Most Sunday afternoons this time of year, you can find me lying down, watching football and snoozing off and on...
Theresa Spence Not Satisfied With Governor General Meeting, Continues Fasting
First Nations were split over the effectiveness of meetings between their leaders, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and a later gathering with Governor General David Johnston on Frida...
Sens. McCain, Graham & Ayotte Seek Oral Argument Time in NDAA Lawsuit
Gale Courey Toensing
Senators John McCain, Lindsay Graham and Kelly Ayotte have filed a joint amicus brief – a friends of the court brief – asking for oral argument time in an upcoming appeals court he...
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