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Parched Southwest: the 'Story of Water'
Grave Robbing, Curses, and Customs
How Racist Are You?
Family Tradition Leads Birdwell to VA
Oklahoma-Based Tribes Looking to Expand
Deconstructing the Doctrine of Discovery
EPA Doles Out $43 Million for Drought
Two Weeks to Go Until Election Day
Skwachàys Lodge: Social Good + Culture
UNITY Youth Serve as Grand Marshals
Janet Rogers' Peace in Duress
Attacked Transgender Woman Is Speaking
Ebola Fears Overshadow Our Flu Threat
Fairbanks Four Get Hearing Nov. 10
Walking to Prevent Suicide in November
NIGA-Blue Stone Create Economic Guide
US Should Put Soverignty in Constitution
Shock and Grief in Canada at Shooting
Partial Solar Eclipse on October 23
Jude Schimmel Is All Smiles on Media Day
Thing About Skins
Louise Erdrich Novel The Round House Finalist for National Book Award
Famed Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, published this month, is on the short list for a National Book Award, the National Book Foundation announced on October 10...
Worldwide Observances to Mark Annual Sisters in Spirit Vigil for Aboriginal Women
International voices will be raised today along with those of Canadian aboriginals for the annual Sisters in Spirit Vigil to be held collectively across Turtle Island and beyond...
Oldest DNA Match in Interpol’s History Links Dead American Convict to Highway of Tears Victim
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have linked the DNA of a deceased American convict who had a history of violent offences against women to at least one victim from British ...
Law Enforcement Gaps Leave Native Women Vulnerable to Rape and Domestic Violence
Kimberly N. Alleyne, America’s Wire
WASHINGTON—A gap in law enforcement on Native American lands creates an environment in which Native women suffer a higher rate of violence than any demographic in the United States...
National Native Women’s Summit Announced to Tackle Inequality and Violence
David P. Ball
Unequal economic and social conditions for indigenous women in Canada will be the focus of a national conference to be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, from November 1–2...
Indigenous Colombians Evict Soldiers and Guerrillas
Indigenous guards of the Cauca region of western Colombia took steps to evict both the Colombian Army and the FARC guerrillas from their territory last week...
Missing Women Inquiry Hearings End Amid Cover-Up Charges From Victims’ Families
David P. Ball
Eight months after they began, hearings into police failures to arrest British Columbia serial killer Robert Pickton earlier wrapped up on June 6 much as they began: with outraged ...
VAWA Passes House Sans Tribal Court Provisions
WASHINGTON – A reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) passed the Republican-led U.S...
Organization of American States Joins International Scrutiny of Canada's Missing Aboriginal Women
David P. Ball
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is scrutinizing the disappearance of more than 600 aboriginal women in Canada, only months after the United Nations announced ...
Sentencing Rule Causing Consternation But Supported by Aboriginal Leaders
A court decision that requires aboriginal background to be considered when sentencing even violent offenders on violation of court-supervision orders is causing ripples of constern...
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