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The Week That Was: September 25, 2016
NMU Awarded Grant to Increase STEM
50 Faces of Indian Country 2016 Mag!
Obama’s Legacy On the Line:Dakota Access
DAPL: Climate Justice Meets Racism
Cherokee Elder Talks Doll-Making
Fighting to Protect ‘Living Forests’
What Does ‘Tribe’ Mean?
Federal Agencies Seek Input From Tribes
Sacred Ground Sold to Dakota Access
Rowling Take on N8V Culture is Dangerous
Atom Bombs, Rotting Pipe Lines
6 Upcoming Films With Native Star Power!
How Standing Rock Helped Boy Keep Braid
Felix Aripa, Coeur d’Alene, Walks On
Archaeologists Petition for DAPL Study
Plastic Soup in the Pacific
Osage Language Program Receives Grant
NPS Future Seeks Native Involvment
Lawsuit: School Failed in Boy’s Death
Thing About Skins
Mercury Contamination: California Wants 187 Reservoirs to Issue Fish Consumption Warnings
California, beset by drought, has another water problem: reservoirs so contaminated with mercury that state officials want to issue warnings on fish consumption for 180 of 300 the ...
Grassy Narrows First Nation Youth Sing Strong, Stand Tall in Music Video ‘Feels Like Home’
It might seem impossible to have hope when confronted with such odds, and such a past...
Is It Safe? Mercury Found in Subsistence Seal Meat, Alaskan Mine Suspected
There is no Walmart in Angoon, Alaska. A ferry brings in food to stock the town’s only store, where a gallon of milk will run you about $10...
Lake Cleanup Fail: Onondaga Deride Flawed Plan, Demand Dredging
Onondaga Nation representatives are calling for toxic sludge to be removed from the bottom of Onondaga Lake after three failures of the system that was supposed to keep it in place...
Alaska Requests Superfund Status for Abandoned, Mercury-Oozing Red Devil Mine
Alaska officials are asking the U.S...
Mercury Poisoning Five Decades Later for Grassy Narrows and White Dog First Nations
It has been nearly five decades, but the people of Grassy Narrows First Nation in Ontario are still plagued by mercury poisoning despite numerous remediation measures and cleanup p...
EPA Poised to Issue Industrial-emissions Rules
Coal-plant mercury emissions will soon be regulated, good news for the tens of thousands of American Indians whose lives have been poisoned by mercury and other contaminants...
AFN Demands Answers in Grassy Narrows Mercury Poisoning
Gale Courey Toensing
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is calling on the Canadian government and the Ontario provincial government to hold a national inquiry into the historic and continuing mercury ...
Colville Tribes Head to Court Against Teck Resources on September 10
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation will get their day in court on September 10 against Teck Resources, a Canadian smelter that over the course of a century dumped ...