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Indigenous Rights Get Little Mention
Native Leaders Appointed to Positions
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Love of the Game; Hope of the People
Archaeologists Discover 13,800-Year-Old
Crime and Violence in Indian Country
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A Tribe Called Red in 'Gambler' Trailer
Painful Austerity Ahead
Oglala Lakota Fighter Gets First UFC Win
Bethany Yellowtail Launches Site
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'Real Life Indian' to Defeat Stereotypes
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Going the Way of Chocolate
The Indian You Need: Richard Ray Whitman
Thing About Skins
Preliminary Census Numbers Reflect Growing First Nations Population
When preliminary census data from the 2011 count were released earlier this year, people like Elsipogtog First Nation Chief Jesse Simon were not surprised...
Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Names Election Board Commissioners, Increases Budget
At a meeting on March 12 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Martha Calico and Bill W. Horton were named by the Cherokee Nation Tribal Council to the tribe’s Election Board...
In Praise of Vine Deloria
In his groundbreaking 1969 volume Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto , Vine Deloria Jr. wrote a now famous critique of anthropologists...
Protests Against Indefinite-Detention Law Roll in From Across Nation
Gale Courey Toensing
Mongi Dhaouadi, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations , Connecticut Chapter, hosted the meeting, which he organized with activist Chris Gauvreau...
Should the Wolves of Isle Royale be Saved From Extinction?
Isle Royale is located in the northwest region of Lake Superior, and it is the nexus of the longest-running predator-prey study in the world...
National Attention on American Indian Resorts in New Mexico
It's always nice to see a major publication shed some light on the wonderful tourism operations hard at work in Indian Country...
See the Fantastic Vochol, a Huichol-Beaded Volkswagen
The old Volkswagen Beetle is iconic in Mexico, its little dome ubiquitous in thousands of vehicles zipping around major cities and chugging along country roads...
‘Character’ Study: Author Ellen Cushman is Fascinated With Cherokee Writing
Roy Boney Jr.
Roy Boney Jr., who put together a graphic novel for Indian Country Today Media Network about the digitizing of the Cherokee syllabary , sat down with author Ellen Cushman to discus...
Book Strips Away the Myth Surrounding the Cherokee Syllabary
Roy Boney Jr.
The Cherokee Syllabary: Writing the People’s Perseverance— Book Review It was the great Sequoyah (ca...
Nuu-chah-nulth Treasure Returned to Home Territory in B.C.
It was a breathtaking moment for Mowachaht-Muchalaht First Nation member Margarita James...
Indian Country Writer Wins Human Rights Award
Indian Country Today Media Network’s own Vincent Schilling spent some time in the spotlight recently...
Oglalas Win Full Early Voting—for 2012
Past and future national elections cast shadows over a Native American voting-rights lawsuit argued in Rapid City, South Dakota, on March 8...
Dale Carson: Grow Your Own Herb Garden
Spring is finally here—the time for renewal and new life! In Abenaki it is Zigwan , meaning the months of March, April and May...
Proud to Bead Abenaki: A Conversation With Abenaki Beadworker Rhonda Besaw
Donna Laurent Caruso
Just in case you can’t get to the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, Maine to see “Twisted Paths: Contemporary W’Abanaki Art Informed by Tradition,” before its end in May, Indian Country T...
More Than Frybread Mockumentary Going Rez to Rez
American Indians take their frybread seriously -- could it also be a laughing matter?...
Earthquake Started in Indigenous Regions of Mexico
The epicenter of the 7.4 magnitude earthquake that rumbled through Mexico on March 20 was in the heavily indigenous regions of Oaxaca and Guerrero...
Intellectualizing the Pow Wow: Academic Tome Tells All
Indigenous Dance and Dancing Indian: Contested Representation in the Global Era (University Press of Colorado, 2012), by Matthew Krystal, is an über-academic tome that only a schol...
Ethereal Aurora Hovers Over Northern Quebec: Photos
Reading History in Regalia: Three Stories of History and Culture Through Pow Wows
Donna Laurent Caruso
You can see many different types of regalia when you go to New England pow wows...
Native Languages Bill Takes Another Step Forward
Native American language teaching won a victory March 21 when a bill that would help to preserve tribal languages sailed through an education committee of the Colorado House of Rep...
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