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Sgt. Kisha Makerney, Choctaw, Thrives
Questions on UN Plenary Meeting
Santa Fe Indian Market 2014 Preview
Progress Made on Northwest Fires
10 Quotes About the Redskins
Healing Walk Video Goes Viral
Construction Underway at Sequoyah
Obama Acting White Erases Native Concern
Woods to Headline NB3F Challenge
GAO Report on Indian Gaming Coming: 2015
Choctaw Firefighters Return Home
Just Say No to Ted Nugent's Ugliness
The Two Presidents I Have Met
Gaming Reform—What Is Congress Plotting?
Long Overdue Land Rights Received
Veazie Dam Gone, Party Begins With Race
New Veterans Cemetery in Pine Ridge
Bringing Great Teachers to NA Schools
The Week That Was
Cherokee Language Evolves Into Braille
Thing About Skins
The Year in Sports: Part II
It’s been an incredible year for sports in Indian Country, with American Indian and indigenous athletes wowing spectators all across the globe, from the baseball diamonds of New Yo...
Senate Democrats Support GOP Keystone XL Pipeline Strategy, Obama's Hand Forced
Updated December 17 -- WASHINGTON – Enough Democrats in the U.S...
Comet Lovejoy Lives Through Sun Death Plunge
It plunged into the sun, and survived...
In Reversal of Promised Veto, Obama Expected to Sign Military Detention Bill
Gale Courey Toensing
President Obama is expected to sign a military defense bill perhaps as early as today, Friday, December 16, which gives him and future presidents unprecedented power to seize Ameri...
Discussing the Wording of REDD at COP17
Stepping away from the daily events of COP17 in Durban, South Africa on December 4, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, executive director of the Indigenous Peoples’ International Centre for Po...
The American Café Sizzles With Surprise and Mayhem
Lisa Gale Garrigues
Mystery and Mayhem in Small-Town Oklahoma When Sadie Walela decides to pursue her lifelong dream of owning a cafe, she doesn't realize that she's about to jump headlong into a sizz...
Canadian Education Initiative Meant to Increase Understanding
During the 2010-2011 school year 11 schools took part in a pilot program for the Treaty Education Initiative...
Ending the War in Iraq
President Barack Obama on December 14 said the two words that many military families have been waiting to hear since the War in Iraq began – “Welcome home.” Obama at a speech in fr...
Fort William First Nation Settles 160-Year-Old Land Claim With Canada
After 160 years, the land claim between Fort William First Nation, just outside Thunder Bay, and the Ontario and Canadian governments has been settled...
Federal Tribal Consultation Policy Developments
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking public comments on a draft tribal consultation policy by December 31...
Tip of the Hat, Wag of the Finger for Time’s ‘Person of the Year’
Gale Courey Toensing
The Los Angeles Times called it a “cop out.” The Huffington Post said it was “ so appropriate .” Frontpage described it as “dishonest and delusional.” The buzz is around Time Magaz...
Census Finds Less Than a Half-Million Native American Language Speakers
According to a December 14th Associated Press story, Navajo is the most spoken Native American language with 169,000 speakers...
Bureau of Land Management Fills Key Positions in Arizona and New Mexico Offices
Two key leadership positions for the Bureau of Land Management have been filled with long-term career professionals according to an announcement made December 12 by the BLM...
Quebec Algonquins Planning Canada's Biggest Land Claim Ever
A group of Algonquin Indian bands are putting the finishing touches on a land claim for 250,000 square miles over western Quebec and part of eastern Ontario that would be the bigge...
Holistic Healing: Addressing the Need for ‘Culturally Competent’ Dementia Assessment and Care
When health staff use aboriginal language to speak to First Nations persons with dementia, the family caregiver generally notices a difference in the patient’s demeanor...
Pow Wow Weekend Planner
What are your weekend plans? Here at Indian Country Today Media Network, we like a little pow wow action in our weekends...
Winter Workout: Enjoy Traditional Native Snow Sports
Blankets of pristine white powder glittering in the sun are an invitation to play—to walk in snowshoes, sled downhill and toss carved wooden sticks in a friendly game of snow snake...
Aboriginal Leaders Welcome U.N. Scrutiny of Missing-Women Cases
Aboriginal leaders and victims’ family members were heartened by news that the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is looking into t...
Report Reveals Government Working With Tribal Leaders, Educators
Insufficient funding, dilapidated school facilities, impossible teacher retention, inadequate transportation, junk food, hunger, alcoholism, drugs, and little to no student confide...
Utes Approach the Supreme Court
The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of southwestern Colorado, Utah and New Mexico has asked the U.S...
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