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Imposing Metaphors on Original Nations 2
MMIW: A Comprehensive Report
Northern Cheyenne vs. Big Coal
Cop Shoots, Kills Native Woman
Juneau: And the Campaign Goes On
Coos Bay Tribes to Add Dental Therapists
Victim of Hit-and-Run: 'Joy to Be Alive'
Malpractice Alleged at IHS Hospitals
Obama’s Indian Country Budget
Indigenous Woman Elected in B.C.
KivaSun Launches Bison Jerky
When Is it Right to Disenroll Indians?
COINTELPRO, Cherokee Freedmen & Survival
St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher Ryan Hensley
Fall Chinook 3rd Record Snake River Run
Pronghorns Reintroduced to Colville Rez
Wab Kinew Runs for Office
Red Horse Is Cracking the Custer Façade
Simmons: Racism, Failing School Systems
Navajo Suit Against Urban Outfitters
Thing About Skins
'The True Spirit of Thanksgiving': Oneida Nation's Macy's Parade Float Captivates the Crowds
As the Oneida Nation float made its way down Broadway in this year’s 86th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, “Thank you for giving us Thanksgiving" was the most popular cheer heard fr...
From One Who’s Been There: Kevin Gover’s Advice for Kevin Washburn
Kevin Gover, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) since 2007, is one of the few Native American leaders who have helmed the main Indian affai...
From Conversations Into Stories: Catching up with Cherokee ‘Liars’
Roy Boney Jr.
Indian Country Today Media Network caught up with Sequoyah Guess, one of the storytellers who contributed to Cherokee Stories of the Turtle Island Liars’ Club...
Good Times, Fun Lies: Stories That Bring Truth to Fiction
Roy Boney Jr.
Cherokee stories and cultural themes come alive in Cherokee Stories of the Turtle Island Liars’ Club (University of North Carolina Press, 2012), the first new collection of traditi...
Collecting Cherokee Stories: An Interview With Christopher B. Teuton
Roy Boney Jr.
Indian Country Today Media Network chatted with Christopher B...
Changing Lives: 7-Year-Old Alannah Gillis Uses St. Croix Casino Benefit Funds to Help Others
Warning: This is a story about a remarkable young lady, who might just change how you think about life...
The Cat and the Rattlesnake: A Visit to Samaipata, Bolivia
In the hot Bolivian lowland hills that stretch toward the Amazon rainforest, indigenous peoples began to carve a giant red-hued rock...
Native American Heritage Month: Army Establishes Formal Nation-to-Nation Ties With Native American Tribes
David Vergun, Army News Service
As Soldiers and all Americans celebrate Native American Heritage Month, the Army has consulted with leaders of federally recognized tribes to provide new policy for Army-tribal rel...
143 Years Later, Apology for a Wrongful, and Public, Hanging
It was 1869, and the two Hesquiaht First Nations men had just stumbled upon a shipwreck and the bodies of a man and woman who had died when their boat capsized...
Notes From a Single Mom: Second Chances—Like Avis, Stepfamilies Have to Try Harder
I can’t think of a better time than the Christmas season to talk about stepfamilies. After all, Jesus grew up in one...
A Recent TV Slur Revives Debate About Sacheen Littlefeather and Her Role in Marlon Brando's Oscar Refusal
History was made in 1973 when Marlon Brando declined to accept the best actor Oscar for his role in The Godfather to protest the treatment of American Indians...
Short Plays Honor 100th Anniversary of Jim Thorpe's Olympic Triumph
What do an Olympic champion, a soccer dad and two video gamers have in common?...
12-Step Indian Rehab (A Modest Post-Thanksgiving Proposal from Alex Jacobs)
In the 1970s I worked for Akwesasne Notes , the Mohawk Nation newspaper and the largest Native journal in the world...
On the (Electric) Pow Wow Trail With A Tribe Called Red
I caught up with Indian country’s new supergroup, DJ trio A Tribe Called Red on the road (literally) while they were making their way into Edmonton Alberta for what would be the 3r...
Marty Two Bulls, 'Just Us Turkeys'
Marty Two Bulls
The Meme-ing of Thanksgiving
Can any holiday or event happen these days without people sharing a bunch of snarky or poignant images on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr? Nope—and that's a good thing...
Talking to Young Children About Thanksgiving
As much as some Natives might like for it to, Thanksgiving is not going away...
Two Reasons Why It's Wrong to Dress Up Like an Indian
[The following essay by Simon Moya-Smith refers to the practice of dressing up as an Indian, often a "sexy" Indian, for a Thanksgiving party...
BUY NATIVE: A Campaign to Buy Native American-Made Gifts this Holiday Season
Jessica R. Metcalfe
(Gyasi’s Note: I love Dr. Jessica. She does her work simply because she loves Native people; as a result of her love of Native people, she tries to help Native people...
Three Essential Native Films Go Digital
In terms of variety and excellence, you'd be hard-pressed to pick a trio of films about the Native American experience any better than the drama Barking Water (2009, dir...
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