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NPR Looks at the Christian Movement NAR and Its Rise in Politics
Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s recent event “The Response” in Texas raised many issues of church and state, but went even further into racism and bigotry ...
Aboriginal People's Choice Music Awards Nominees Announced
The second round of voting starts today and ends October 6. The awards ceremony takes place November 4...
Native American Version of Berenstain Bears Launches Soon
After more than a year in the making, the Lakota version of the popular cartoon The Berenstain Bears or Mat?ó Waú?šila Thiwáhe —The Compassionate Bear Family—will make its debut Se...
Earthquake in Peru Does Minor Damage
A strong earthquake rattled Peru’s Amazon region on August 24, but there were no reports of injuries or serious damage...
BIA Takes Land into Trust for Osage Casinos
Gale Courey Toensing
The Interior Department’s Bureau of Indian Affairs has taken land into trust on three parcels where the Osage Nation operates casinos. Osage Nation Principal Chief John D...
McNamara Named Chairman of Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
The former vice chairman of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Harbor Springs, Michigan, took an oath on August 23 to remain in a leadership role for the tribe...
Laphillda Tso Named Navajo Communications Director
Laphillda Tso, in an announcement by Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly, was named as the new Communications Director for the Navajo Nation President and Vice President’s Office...
International Metisfest Coming to Manitoba/North Dakota Border
The International Metisfest will take place on August 26-28 at the International Peace Garden on the Manitoba and North Dakota border...
Aboriginal Actress Tantoo Cardinal Arrested at DC Keystone Pipeline Protests
Born in Fort McMurray, Alberta, aboriginal actress Tantoo Cardinal had a front-row seat to the oil sands growing up...
Sculpture 'Halfbreed' Wins Grand Prize at Cherokee Homecoming Art Show
'Halfbreed: Am I Red and White or Am I White and Red' by Troy Jackson Sculptor Troy Jackson took home the grand prize of $1,100 at the Cherokee Homecoming Art Show, which opened Au...
Native American Law Classes Available Online
At the end of this month a 30 credit hour program allowing students to get an online Master of Jurisprudence in Indian law will be available thanks to a collaboration between the U...
Widespread Heartbreak as Flight 6560 Victims Identified
A leading scientist. Two inseparable sisters, torn asunder at ages six and seven. A man flying on his 49th birthday, en route from his sister’s funeral...
Controversy in Ethiopia Puts Indigenous Peoples in the Middle
A tug of war between the Ethiopian government and human rights activists has spurred a tense standoff between the two groups, which onlookers warn is the result of opposing develop...
Bureau of Indian Affairs Confirms Cayuga Traditional Council
Gale Courey Toensing
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has endorsed a resolution by the Cayuga Nation Council to remove Clint Halftown and Tim Twoguns as the nation’s federal representative and altern...
Native Navigators Program Takes Cultural Approach to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Negotiating the maze of modern cancer diagnosis and treatment is daunting to say the least, so it’s fortunate that some patients have a Native-oriented program to pave the way...
Indian Museum Experiences Minor Earthquake Damage
WASHINGTON – The collection of the National Museum of the American Indian in the nation’s capital suffered minor damage on August 23 as a result of a rare 5.8 Richter Scale earthqu...
University of Redlands Appoints Native American Studies Endowed Chair
The University of Redlands and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians have partnered to create a Native American studies program and have chosen a former Montana State University p...
Racism and Wildlife
Dr. Dean Chavers
After the acquisition of Alcatraz Island in November 1969, the first phone call we got came from Billy Frank Sr...
Navajo Nation Settled Multi-Million Dollar Coal Royalty Case
The Navajo Nation recently settled allegations with Peabody Energy that it conspired with its partners to cheat the tribe out of multi-millions in coal royalties, reported The Asso...
Portland-Based Residential Program for Indian Youth Seeks Counselors
A Portland, Oregon-based program that helps children with emotional, behavioral and mental health issues is looking for behavioral counselors to work with Indian youth at its resid...
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