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Anishinabe Women Oppose Nuclear Shipment Through Great Lakes
Gale Courey Toensing
A group of Anishinabe women with expertise in halting unwanted projects that threaten the environment are determined to stop a proposed shipment of steam generators contaminated wi...
Back to the Basics: Johnnycakes with Stone-ground Indian Flint Corn
Dale Carson I recently attended a social where a good friend and I exchanged small gifts...
Native Film Tackles Columbus Day Issues
Columbus Day became an official state holiday in Colorado in 1906; nowadays, Italian-Americans clash regularly with those opposed to a parade honoring the controversial historical ...
Language Preservation Vision Shared for all Tribes
Donna Laurent Caruso
We Still Live Here Âs Nutayuneân, 86 minutes, www.MakepeaceProductions.com “If the Wampanoag could bring back their language without a single Native speaker, then anything is possi...
Don’t Leave Home Without It
"What we did wasn’t just for us, it was for every single tribe in America,” said Pascua Yaqui Tribal Chairman Peter Yucupicio...
Apache 8: Fighting Fire with Women
The documentary Apache 8 , which will be showing on April 3 at the Native American Film + Video Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City, tells of th...
Stopping the Escalating ‘Pill Epidemic’ in Indian Country
Prescription painkillers have become the drug of choice in Indian country, reported Minnesota Public Radio News . “In my opinion, it’s literally destroying our community...
Navajo and Apache Youth Create Art for Underage Drinking Awareness
Native Veteran Recalls Wartime Radiation
It was a perfect day in the South Pacific—it had to be, for the military operation to take place—when one Native man underwent experiences he relates to the nuclear catastrophe occ...
Prehistoric American Indians Modified Eastern United States Landscape
Science Daily reports on a recent study by Baylor University geology researchers that shows it was prehistoric American Indians, not Europeans, who had dramatically reshaped the ea...
Navajo Nation Breaks Ground on Twin Arrows Casino
Ground breaking on the Twin Arrows Casino (Photo courtesy of the Navajo Nation) The Navajo Nation broke ground March 21 on its first Arizona-based casino, Twin Arrows ...
Maple sap, also called zogalebi or sweet water , is not only a healthy and natural substitute for sugar, it also boosts the immune system, serves as an antioxidant and calms the st...
Chatting with Pow Wow MC Chris Eagle Hawk
One of two Master of Ceremonies selected for the 2011 Denver March Powwow is Chris Eagle Hawk (the other, Lawrence Baker, we covered here), Lakota, from Pine Ridge , South Dakota...
Nearing Mile 500, Dogs Attack on the Trail of Tears
The visitor center at Missouri’s Trail of Tears State Park has shortened hours during the winter...
Atlantic Universities Pledge to Reach Out to Aboriginal Students
In a deal thought to be the first of its kind in Canada, First Nations leaders and universities in Atlantic Canada signed a memorandum of understanding on March 17 to beef up educa...
Redskins Name Removed from Washington Post
The National Football League's Washington Redskins team owner Dan Snyder wants full control over his team’s controversial name—even though many American Indians say he never should...
Department of Labor Awards $30 Million to YouthBuild Programs to Prepare Young People for Jobs
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis The United States Department of Labor recently awarded $30.6 million to its YouthBuild programs...
U.N. Focuses on Cities for World Water Day 2011
With 884 million, or one in eight people, lacking access to safe drinking water and 2.6 billion without toilets, the United Nations marked World Water Day with a call to attend to ...
Tribes Among Biggest Campaign Contributors
The number one donor in the last U.S. presidential election cycle wasn’t a health-care lobbyist, a tobacco company or a tech giant...
Millionaire Challenges Mohegan Sun on his $1.2M Gambling Debt
Jerry Powers, Plum TV CEO (Photo courtesy of Rex USA) A Florida-based millionaire is accused of walking out on his $1.2 million gambling debt at the Uncasville, Connecticut-based M...
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