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The Week That Was: May 1, 2016
Navajo Modern Day Trading Post
Native Suicide: Intergenerational Trauma
Kinship and Tribal Nations
N8V Writers Selected for LA Writers Lab
Songs for Water Raise Money for Walks
NMAI Profile: Jim Taylor
I Do Not Enjoy The Spring
Marika Trujillo Crowned Miss Indian UNM
Clinton: Trump 'Off the Reservation'
Colorado Senate Slated to Kill Bill
Musician Tony Enos: Welcoming 2 Spirits
Manning: A Bitter Sweet Anniversary
Pump You Up! Native Men Empowered in NM
Toronto 2nd City Hosting Diversity Wknd
Protecting 1.7mn Acres Near Grand Canyon
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Hires MTGA
Homeless Kitty; Sleepless Prince
Diabetic Wound Care in Cuba
Poems on Birth, Death & Pawnee Cosmology
Thing About Skins
Report: Native Vets Still Lack Adequate Health Care Services
On April 26, the Government Accountability Office released an alarming report titled VA and IHS: Further Action Needed to Collaborate on Providing Health Care to Native American Ve...
Three Native Artists Awarded $50,000 Grants
Gale Courey Toensing
LeAnne Howe (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma), Edgar Heap of Birds (Cheyenne/Arapaho) and Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit/Aleut) were among the 54 artists to receive 2012 USA Fellowships from...
Watch and Listen as Crystallizing Lake Ice Needles Tinkle Like Shattering Chandeliers
It sounds like the tinkling of a wind chime or a chandelier. But it's not something one would expect to hear lakeside in early spring...
Chief Illiniwek: Beloved by Students, (Still) Banned by the University
During the first week of March, students at the University of Illinois were asked if they supported having Chief Illiniwek as the official symbol of the university...
Indian Country May Have Three NFL QBs Next Season
A National Football League quarterback has to be smart, skilled, strong and a leader of men. Next season, three young Native men could be holding down this esteemed position...
Congress Quickly Fixes the Wrong Problem
Last week was a perfect illustration of the broken structure that is the United States government. Congress cannot pass a budget...
Star-spotting at GON: Natalie Portman, Patricia Michaels
The video greeting by Johnny Depp gave the 2013 Gathering of Nations a touch of Hollywood flair, but unbeknownst to many attendees another major movie star was actually on site...
NIKE N7 Sport Summit Proves a Catalyst for Native Leaders, Athletes to ‘Define Tomorrow’
BEAVERTON, Ore.—Nike N7 has transformed into a movement for positive change by more than 350 Indian country movers and shakers who swelled NIKE World Headquarters for the April 18-...
Indian Country to Host 2024 Olympics?
Could Tulsa, Oklahoma, be the host of the 2024 Summer Olympic Games? It's a possibility, one the mayor of the city is apparently pushing for. In February, the U.S...
Images of Native Americans Revealed During Vatican Fresco Cleaning
During meticulous cleaning of a fresco titled “Resurrection” painted by Italian artist Pinturicchio on a wall in the Hall of Mysteries in the Borgia apartments, the Vatican declare...
George Jones: No One Will Fill His Shoes
John Christian Hopkins
When I first heard that country music legend George Jones had died, my first thought was, “I hope he’s just playing possum.” But, alas, it was true...
Red Lake Youth Leadership Conference to Feature Chaske Spencer
The Seventh Annual Red Lake Youth Leadership Conference theme this year is “Warriors Don’t Quit” and will feature a special appearance by Chaske Spencer , known for his portrayal o...
Quinault Nation: Applauding the President’s Drug Control Policy
The Quinault Nation, based in Taholah, Washington, released the following statement approving the President's 2013 National Drug Control Strategy , released on April 24...
Sen. Max Baucus's Retirement Signals Another Indian Ally Lost
If a politician’s commitment to Indian country can be measured by the amount of money he’s directed to it, then retiring Sen...
Angel's Story: Trapped in a Violent World
Krystle Alarcon, TheTyee.ca
Editor's Note: This story originally ran in the March 4, 2013, edition of The Tyee...
Building Better Homes With Recycled Waste Materials
Great ideas that benefit others need to be shared, which is why a few creative budding architects are now working to build better communities...
Meet the New Miss Indian World, Kansas Begaye, Diné
"Miss Indian World is one of the most prestigious honors in the Native American and indigenous world and the winner will serve as a role model for all Native Americans,"said Meloni...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, April 28, 2013
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: NATIVE COUSINS NOMINATED: The University at Albany Great Danes men’s lacrosse attackmen and cousins Lyl...
Mojave/Pima Poet Natalie Diaz: From Home to College to Basketball to Europe and Back Again
Words have always been a powerful force in Natalie Diaz’s life...
Nephew Reflects on Maria Tallchief’s Passing
People throughout the world know of Maria Tallchief as one of America’s first and greatest prima ballerinas, but for Russ Tallchief, she was always a beloved aunt first...
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