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AMERIND Risk: Protecting Indian Country
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The Grace of the Naming Ceremony
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Dancing For Culture
STEM Camp Prepares Students for Future
‘Real’ Indians & Blood Quantum
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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...
Watershed Youth Camp Aims to Get Native Students Excited About STEM Fields
Hiking, biking and canoeing. It sounds like a great way to spend a couple weeks in the summer while learning skills that will help in future years...
Shelly and Navajos Put Turquoise Ranch Into Navajo Trust
On September 17, Ben Shelly, Navajo Nation president, put 373 acres near Winslow, Arizona into Navajo trust after stating, “with today’s signing of these documents, we are not just...
Oklahoma Seminoles Discover Health Benefits of Tai Chi
Tai Chi, a martial art that originated from Ancient China, has been shown to ease the arthritis pain of seniors of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and can potentially benefit Ameri...
Slashed Aboriginal Organization Funding Sparks Canada-Wide Outcry
David P. Ball
Widespread federal cuts to aboriginal organizations and projects has First Nations across Canada crying foul...
United Keetowah Band of Cherokee Indians' Inaugural Pow Wow Celebrates Tribal Culture and Life
In sickness and in health, launching a pow wow is something Carolyn Chumwalooky from the United Keetowah Band of Cherokee Indians has always wanted to do...
Video: Elizabeth Warren 'Punked' Into Signing 'Pow Wow Chow' Cookbook
Below is a video that has turned up on Buzzfeed.com showing Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic candidate hoping to unseat Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown, signing a cookbook of Nat...
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