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Climbing Your Family Tree: First Steps in Research
Victoria University will hold a two-day genealogy course on October 6 and 13...
Elections 2012: The Myth That Never Leaves – Indians Don’t Pay Taxes
The myth won’t go away: Indians don’t pay taxes. The roots come from a phrase in the U.S. Constitution, “.....
Canadian Authorities Investigate Mystery Fish Kill in Lake Erie
Ontario environmental officials are blaming a recent mass fish kill in Lake Erie on oxygen deprivation due to a temperature inversion that caused carcasses to wash up on a 20-mile ...
Steven Judd Image of the Week: 'NDN Car Motor Oil'
Steven Paul Judd, Kiowa/Choctaw, is known primarily as a filmmaker; with writing partner Tvli Jacob he penned and/or directed American Indian Graffiti: This Thing Life (2003), Sear...
Elections 2012: Debating the Power of the Presidency
How much power does the President of the United States have? Really?...
University of Alberta Master's Student Champions Cree Culture, Honored With Alumni Award
Bev Betkowski, University of Alberta
For Dorothy Thunder, the Cree language and culture can’t be separated, and if one is lost, the other will surely follow...
Tribes Discuss Preparedness for Internet Gaming at NIGA Mid-Year Conference
Many of the 184 tribes that are members of the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) gathered last week at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida for t...
When Elections and Pow Wows Mix: Voter ID Card Amendment's Attack on Sovereignty in Minnesota
Visitors from around the United States and Canada came to the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota at the end August and early September with nothing but positive thin...
Garrison Keillor Chats With Native Author Diane Wilson About Her Memoir Spirit Car
Garrison Keillor, host of A Prairie Home Companion, will discuss Spirit Car: A Journey to a Dakota Past , Native author Diane Wilson’s story of her family’s struggles during and af...
Jackie Yellowhair: Beads and Feathers for 'Spiritual Uplift'
For Kiowa and Apache artist Jackie Yellowhair, life and art have always been intertwined...
Sam Bradford Takes Hot Hand on Road Against Chicago Bears
Sam Bradford , Cherokee, looks to take his considerably hot hand to Soldier Field to battle the Chicago Bears. Bradford and his St...
A Number of Tribal Colleges and Universities Offer Criminal Justice Programs
United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota offers associate of applied science and bachelor of science degrees in criminal justice...
Appeals Judge Grants Stay of Injunction on NDAA’s Indefinite Detention
Gale Courey Toensing
The federal government can once again seize and detain anyone, including Americans, suspected of “terrorism” and hold them indefinitely – at least until September 28...
Notes From a Single Mom: Husbands Come and Go, But Dogs Are Forever
A woman’s best friend I finally caved in and told my kids we could get a cat. What a pushover, I know. But I did hold my “no pets” ground for a while. My reasons were quite clear...
First Nation Flood Evacuees Back Home But Must Boil Water
David P. Ball
One month after more than one in 10 residents of James Smith Cree Nation in Saskatchewan had to be evacuated after historic flooding, nearly half the community remains under a boil...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country
In our weekly roundup of all the big news coming out of Indian country, the presidential race, the Cobell settlement, vandalized petroglyphs and potential new taxes on tribes from ...
Autumnal Equinox: First Day of Fall, Sacred Sites and a Quarter Moon
That slight crispness to the air that signifies the change in seasons is now being backed up by the sun...
President Obama Names New National Monument in Colorado, Affirming Tribal Descendants’ Cultures
When President Barack Obama designated the new Chimney Rock National Monument (Monument) September 21, he affirmed the area’s centuries-old cultures that are maintained by today’s ...
Senate Confirms Kevin Washburn as Interior’s Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Late September 21, the Senate confirmed Kevin K...
USET Tribes Talk Up VAWA, Carcieri, Budget, Voting and More at Tribal Unity Impact Week in Washington
Gale Courey Toensing
Indigenous leaders from around the country joined colleagues from the United South and Eastern Tribes in Washington, D.C., for the annual Tribal Unity Impact week...
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