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New AFN Chief Meets With Prime Minister
PBPN Mourns Passing of Gary Mitchell
Can Youth Be Paid to Hit the Gym?
New Executive Director Moves Back Home
Police Identify Suspects Who Threw Beer
Killing Wolves to Save Caribou
10 Images to Remember Bear River
Isolated Awa in Brazil Forced Out
ACA Offers Mental Health for Natives
Indigenous Plant Could Be Beneficial
FEMA Helps Rain-Soaked Soboba Luiseño
Nature Conservancy Awards Sealaska $500K
NCAIED President Is in Washington, D.C.
Alleged Party Leads to Conversation
State of Indian Nations Addressed Issues
Shoni Schimmel Madness!
Murkowski Blasts Obama Alaska Protection
Effects of Gold, Greed and Genocide Era
Empowering Indian Country
Blackhorse Goes Toe-to-Toe With Shelly
Thing About Skins
Tribes’ Payday Loan Operations Upheld
Although the courts and others may question tribes’ acceptance of their non-Native business operators’ activities, the skepticism may be a remnant of “paternalistic days” that are ...
MacDonald to Lead Navajo Code Talkers
The Navajo Code Talkers, one of the most storied units in United States Military history, held their annual meeting on February 11 in Window Rock, Arizona where Peter MacDonald Sr...
Dallas Arcand Recaptures World Hoop Dancing Championship Title
Dallas Arcand, Cree, is back atop the Hoop Dancing world. In front of a crowd of 7,000, Arcand reclaimed the title he held in 2006/2007...
Ramping Up Economic Development Policy for Tribes
Maybe you’ve heard: The Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs has a deputy for policy and economic development ...
Tribal Judges Revive National Tribal Justice Resource Center
Increasingly powerful tribal courts can make use of a law resource center that will provide training and technical assistance to tribal justice systems across the country...
Showing 'Indianness' for ICWA Benefits Isn't Easy
Proving Indian identity, a sometimes-difficult task, is a crucial challenge when dealing with Native children in the foster-care system...
Q&A With Social Worker Danialle Rose, Who Works With Crow Creek Sioux Families
Danialle Rose, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe , is a licensed certified social worker and mental health professional with Capital Area Counseling Service , central South Dakota’s state...
Part 3: The Dawes Act Started the U.S. Land-Grab of Indian Territory
Gale Courey Toensing
February 8 marked the 125th anniversary of the notorious Dawes Act . This is part three of a three-part series on this devastating bit of legislation...
Mormons Apologize for Posthumous Baptism of Holocaust Survivor Wiesenthal’s Parents
Leaders of the Mormon church formally apologized to the family of Simon Wiesenthal, who survived the Nazi death camps and went on to become a Nazi hunter and a renowned advocate fo...
Alaska Women Wed at Empire State Building
Lela McArthur, 24, and Stephanie Figarelle, 29, of Anchorage, Alaska, became the first same-sex couple to marry at the Empire State Building today, reported the Washington Post ...
Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Drum Major Quote’ at Memorial to be Fixed
At the urging of members of Martin Luther King Jr.’s family during a recent meeting, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis announced a...
Native Americans and Valentines: Hearts, Tales and Verse
Of all the holidays we Natives have to contend with in the U.S, Valentine's Day can be the most confusing for those of us looking to tradition for guidance in the ways of the heart...
Love Is in the Air...And the Scent of Chocolate Steamed Pudding
Dale Carson Ah, romance! Beliefs surrounding love and courting customs in Indian Country vary widely...
Business Hall of Fame Inductees Emphasize Community
If you build community, the profit will flow...
Arizona Tribes Share Culture and History as State Turns 100 Today
This past Saturday Navajo President Ben Shelly spoke to a crowd gathered at the Arizona Centennial Indian Village ...
Gary 'Litefoot' Davis Appointed NCAIED Interim President, CEO
Gary "Litefoot" Davis succeeded Eric Trevan, former president and chief executive officer of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED), as the interim...
Assailant’s Needs Are Considered
A 25-year-old Northern Arapaho man deemed by a lower court to be “literally frozen in place with an alcohol addiction” failed to persuade the U.S...
Navajo Counselor Focuses on Traditional Methods
With an inspiring view of Shiprock from his modular classroom behind Northwest High School on the Navajo Nation , in Shiprock, New Mexico, Wilson De Vore employs traditional Navajo...
Events Commemorating Aboriginal Female Victims of Violence
Across Canada today, thousands of people are gathering to remember the 700 or more aboriginal women who have disappeared or been murdered over the past two decades, the majority of...
Coca-Cola Presents Inter Tribal Sports With $40,000 Grant
On January 14 the Coca-Cola Foundation presented Inter Tribal Sports (ITS) with a check for a $40,000 grant...
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