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Chief Looking Horse’s Important Message
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Natives Fighting for Voting Equality
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Confronting Feds: Malheur, Standing Rock
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Weekly Pow Wow Planner: August 26 to 28
Mendoza Speaks on SACNAS Altercation
Descendants Talk About Geronimo
Puyallup Tribe Buys Public Golf Course
Voting Requirement Maze This November
3 Native Women Who Influenced Policy
Parks' 100th Anniversary Overcrowding?
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Thing About Skins
Video: Stunning Fancy Shawl Dance
This year's Prairie Island Dakota Days in Minnesota featured several competitive dances in a wide range of categories from Men's Grass to Tiny Tots...
Federal, Tribal Leaders Converge in Seattle for Indian Gaming Summit
Federal and Tribal leaders converged today in Seattle, Washington for the 10th Annual Gaming Law Summit, December 13-14 , to discuss the various emerging legal, regulatory, politic...
Nokie Edwards, Ventures Guitarist, Facing Hospital Bills After Heart Surgery in Japan
Ventures guitarist Nokie Edwards, Cherokee, is reaching out to music lovers in a time of need...
Federal Departments Sign Sacred Sites Protection Agreement
Gale Courey Toensing
Four federal government departments have signed a five-year agreement to work together to improve the protection of Indian sacred sites on federal lands and tribal access to them...
Cantwell to Chair Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., is scheduled to become the first woman chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs when the new session of Congress begins in January...
GAO Report: $3.5 Billion Worth of Minerals Produced on Indian Lands in FY 2011
Oil, gas, coal and other minerals on Indian lands were worth $3.5 billion in fiscal year 2011, up from $2.8 billion in FY 2010, according to the Government Accountability Office (G...
Apocalypse LOL II: Surviving 12.12.12
The end of the Mayan Long Count Calendar continues to creep up on us, with December 21, 2012 marking the end of the world. Or Friday...
Día de Guadalupe: Celebrating Mexico’s Indigenous Virgin Mary
Not only is today the last time in the foreseeable future that the month, day and year will be the same but it’s also the day for the annual homage to the Virgin of Guadalupe in Me...
Thrilling Geminids, Plus a Possible Bonus New Meteor Shower, Set Sky Ablaze
With all the buzz about the upcoming Mayan Apocalypse (a.k.a. the winter solstice) of December 21, the Geminid meteor shower threatens to be lost in the shuffle...
Will Arson Attack Cause Holy War Between Born-Agains and Natives?
Mary Annette Pember
The Big Drum house was so much more than a building—it contained the stories and memories of our people,” says Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe tribal member Jackie Cadotte...
Annual Pow Wow Responsible for Native Student Enrollment Growth at Lane Community College
Every year the Native American students of Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon join together to host a one-day pow wow to celebrate their education and the support given to th...
Xavante Leader Addresses Brazilian Government in Letter
The following is an English translation of a letter written by Damião Paridzane, Chief of the Marãiwatsédé village home of the Xavante people in Brazil recently reported on by Indi...
Victim of Racial Discrimination Awarded $123K in Zales Lawsuit
A woman from Portland, Maine who claimed she was discriminated against at Zales Delaware, Inc...
Cherokee Nation Honors Four Veterans in December
This month the Cherokee Nation honors its veterans from Adair, Cherokee and Delaware counties with the Cherokee Medal of Patriotism...
Jackson Browne, Common, Pete Seeger and Others to Play Benefit for Leonard Peltier on December 14
On December 14 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, musicians including Jackson Browne, Common and Pete Seeger will play "Bring Leonard Peltier Home in 2012," a benefit for impr...
Ojibwe Cultural Educator Nick Hockings Walks On
Clifford E. Knapp
Nick Hockings, Ojibwe artist, human rights activist, and cultural consultant, walked on to the spirit world on November 30, 2012 in his home in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin...
Spirit of Enterprise: A Community Laundromat
Name: Robert Smith Title: Tribal Chairman of the Pala Band of Mission Indians and co-owner of the Pala Tub Type of business: Laundromat How long in business: Since September 2008 O...
James Luna Provokes and Entertains With His Multimedia Performance Art
In October, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in Colorado opened an intriguing exhibit within its Crane North American Indian Cultures Hall...
Arizona Snowbowl Protestors Charged in Federal District Court
Three activists were charged in federal District Court in Flagstaff, Arizona, today with disrupting work in a U.S...
Idle No More Rallies Sprout Across Canada, Invigorating Grassroots
David P. Ball
Thousands of people across Canada took to the streets for International Human Rights Day on December 10, launching a grassroots effort for Native rights and recognition in the face...
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