DuWayne Smith

There has been a lot of discussion about the Cherokee Freedmen and their descendants, but most of the talk centers upon Cherokee Nation sovereignty and the rights of Indian nations t...

Chuck Trimble

We’ve been told for many years “don’t judge a book by its cover.” I would add to that, “don’t judge a book by its title either.”...

Stephanie Woodard
I confess: I love Ojibwe novelist Louise Erdrich’s Minneapolis shop, Birchbark Books , and you can, too...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
In the world of American Indian art , one of the common debates among collectors and artists alike revolves around what counts as “authentic” Indian art...
Here's Gyasi Ross, author of Don't Know Much About Indians , taking a stand against obesity. Check out his site, DKMAI.com .
Rob Capriccioso
Mark Trahant's slim volume , The Last Great Battle of the Indian Wars , is a fascinating read—so much so that Indian Country Today Media Network's Rob Capriccioso gave the author a...
Gale Courey Toensing
The Termination Era of the 1950s and 1960s, when the federal government casually tossed the treaties with Indian nations to the wind, ending its special relationship with more than...
Gale Courey Toensing
Roberta Ulrich retired from a decades-long career in journalism years ago, but she wasn’t done yet...
Michelle Tirado
Perhaps by choice, Native Studies has never had much to do with Queer Studies...
Michelle Tirado
Brian Joseph Gilley, Cherokee/Chickasaw, is associate professor of anthropology and director of the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center at Indiana University, Bloomington...