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Tanoak Tree: Acorn Tells a Native Story
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‘The Beginning and End of Rape’
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Two Row Wampum Campaign Will Kick Off in 2013
The Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign, a partnership between the Onondaga Nation and Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (NOON), will open at Syracuse Stage on February 11...
Muscogee Nation Sues Poarch Band Over Hickory Ground Desecration
Gale Courey Toensing
The Muscogee Creek Nation has filed a lawsuit to stop the Poarch Band of Creek Indians from continuing construction of a $246 million casino expansion at Hickory Ground in Wetumpka...
Study: Colorado River Water Supply Slowly Falling Short of Users
The Colorado River – which is the lifeblood to 40 million people and no less than 22 tribes – stands to fall at least 3.2 million acre-feet short of its users’ needs by 2060...
Seneca Casinos Launch iPlaySeneca.com With Mobile Apps
Seneca Gaming Corporation recently unveiled its play-for-fun online gaming site iPlaySeneca.com, created in partnership wtih GTECH G2...
Great Pacific Garbage Patch Nominated for Superfund Status
Gale Courey Toensing
Raising the alarm about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the Center for Biological Diversity has called for it to be named a U.S...
Navigating Scholarship Maze Requires Persistence, Good Grades and Some Luck
In September, Dean Chavers, the director of Catching the Dream—an organization that awards scholarships to Native American students—was hammered by readers for allegedly oversimpli...
Dakota Riders Remember Injustice of 150 Years Ago
They began in Lower Brule, South Dakota on December 10...
NCAI Urges Bipartisanship Action for Violence Against Women Act
News has been circulating this week that a move could be made on the part of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the tribal provisions that are within it...
Apocalypse Not: NASA Video Explains 10 Days Early 'Why the World Didn't End Yesterday'
A wimpy solar cycle, a nonexistent rogue planet and the deep astronomical insights of the Mayan calendar itself have spurred NASA to release a video—10 days before the supposed apo...
Video: Stunning Fancy Shawl Dance
This year's Prairie Island Dakota Days in Minnesota featured several competitive dances in a wide range of categories from Men's Grass to Tiny Tots...
Federal, Tribal Leaders Converge in Seattle for Indian Gaming Summit
Federal and Tribal leaders converged today in Seattle, Washington for the 10th Annual Gaming Law Summit, December 13-14 , to discuss the various emerging legal, regulatory, politic...
Nokie Edwards, Ventures Guitarist, Facing Hospital Bills After Heart Surgery in Japan
Ventures guitarist Nokie Edwards, Cherokee, is reaching out to music lovers in a time of need...
Federal Departments Sign Sacred Sites Protection Agreement
Gale Courey Toensing
Four federal government departments have signed a five-year agreement to work together to improve the protection of Indian sacred sites on federal lands and tribal access to them...
Cantwell to Chair Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., is scheduled to become the first woman chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs when the new session of Congress begins in January...
GAO Report: $3.5 Billion Worth of Minerals Produced on Indian Lands in FY 2011
Oil, gas, coal and other minerals on Indian lands were worth $3.5 billion in fiscal year 2011, up from $2.8 billion in FY 2010, according to the Government Accountability Office (G...
Apocalypse LOL II: Surviving 12.12.12
The end of the Mayan Long Count Calendar continues to creep up on us, with December 21, 2012 marking the end of the world. Or Friday...
Día de Guadalupe: Celebrating Mexico’s Indigenous Virgin Mary
Not only is today the last time in the foreseeable future that the month, day and year will be the same but it’s also the day for the annual homage to the Virgin of Guadalupe in Me...
Thrilling Geminids, Plus a Possible Bonus New Meteor Shower, Set Sky Ablaze
With all the buzz about the upcoming Mayan Apocalypse (a.k.a. the winter solstice) of December 21, the Geminid meteor shower threatens to be lost in the shuffle...
Will Arson Attack Cause Holy War Between Born-Agains and Natives?
Mary Annette Pember
The Big Drum house was so much more than a building—it contained the stories and memories of our people,” says Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe tribal member Jackie Cadotte...
Annual Pow Wow Responsible for Native Student Enrollment Growth at Lane Community College
Every year the Native American students of Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon join together to host a one-day pow wow to celebrate their education and the support given to th...
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