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The Week That Was, October 5, 2015
Well For Culture: Elder Fitness, Yoga
Indigenous Tools Hold Sacred Power
The Pope & When Genocide Isn't Genocide
1st US Revolution: The Pueblo Revolt
Indigenous Earthquake Tales Validated
Skins:Forced Sterilizations Native Women
Thank Indians for Latest Superfood
NMAI Profile: Bruce Whiteman Jr.
Fundamentalism II: God Loves Genocide
Jewell Big Week: Pope, Solarthon & $25K
Why'd the Rez Chicken Cross the Road?
Bristol Bay's Stunning Wild Salmon Run
Houska: 'The Green Inferno': Lousy Film
BC Tourism Links Cultures, Creates Jobs
Cultural Tourism Is a Growing Topic
Pol Disses Pope; Pope Disses Indians
OU Pres Supports Native Programs
Memorial for Jess Sixkiller
The Sale of Yucca Mountain Was an Attack
Thing About Skins
Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Work Ends With a Path Forward
Gale Courey Toensing
Denise Yarmal Altvater, a member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Sipayik (Pleasant Point, Maine) stepped onto the pages of history four years ago when she talked at a public ceremony...
Cherokee Nation Applauds BIA’s Indian Child Welfare Act Guideline Revision
Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K...
Children in the Crosshairs: The Emerging Battle Over Alaska’s Native Children
Richard had made up his mind. By the time he was 16, the Yup’ik boy had been bounced around in foster care for years when he made the life-altering decision to escape...
Children in the Crosshairs: Alaska Native Grandmother Fights ICWA Ruling
Editor’s note: Jackie Shafer, Assistant Attorney General for Alaska, has contacted ICTMN with rebuttals to several points in the story and “errors and omissions” in the account...
California Appeals Court Upholds ICWA in Choctaw Foster Case
Last Friday, the Second District Court of Appeals in California unanimously ruled against a non-Native foster couple seeking to adopt the Choctaw child in their care...
UN Will Hear About Lakota Child Foster Care Crisis
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has included South Dakota’s persistent and alleged illegal seizure of Lakota children in a report it is scheduled to present to the United...
Broken: Choctaw Father in California Thwarted in Custody Battle With Foster Couple
Baby A has been adrift in foster care for years. Born in November 2009, the child’s non-Indian mother had disappeared soon after its birth...
The Battle for ICWA Goes to California With Contested Choctaw Foster Case
In a Los Angeles County courtroom this morning, the Second District of the California Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Children and Family Services v. J. E. et al ( CFS v...
5 Sioux Tribes Applied to Fund Their Own Foster Care Programs
Lakota People's Law Project
Following a stirring speech by President Obama at the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation, the Lakota Sioux tribes took a historic step forward on Monday in their ongoing strugg...
Swept Away, Part 2: Suing South Dakota to Protect Native Children
From the beginning, he sensed that something was off...
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