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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
EPA Announces Plans to Begin Next Phase of Navajo Uranium Mine Cleanup
Federal officials took the first step this week toward a...
In the Kitchen With Chef Nephi Craig
I wanted to visit the Sunrise Park Resort after I started...
Apache Puberty Rites: 6 Girls Attain Womanhood
Editor’s Note: Mescalero Apache Vice President Gabe Aguilar...
Sioux Chef Has a Plan: Introduce Traditional Native Cuisine One Region at a Time
When you think of Native American cuisine, what comes to...
The Age of Acorns: Sustaining Life for Generations
Acorns represented life for Indigenous Peoples, figuring...
Tuscarora Seek Food Sovereignty Through Seed Bank
For many, the word “sovereignty” is linked to ideas about...
Health & Wellness
SMSC to Match AAIP $100K Grant to Fund Program for Future Native M.D.s
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has agreed to match a $100,000 grant from the Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) to assist American Indian and Alaska Native ...
Authorities Place Safety Checks Near Pine Ridge to Combat Alcohol Woes
Just south of Pine Ridge village on prom night for Pine Ridge High School, the blue and red swirling lights of Oglala Lakota tribal cop cars lit up the two-lane road, blocking the ...
Will Bloomberg's Ban on Big Gulp Sodas in NYC Lower Obesity Rates?
In an effort to curb obesity rates, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a ban to limit the serving size of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages sold at delis, fa...
Beer Profiteers Fight Oglala Lawsuit That Seeks Control of Alcohol Sales
The Oglala Lakota elder spread out the map on her kitchen table...
Preemptive Genocide: Only Now Are Reparations Being Made to Eugenics Victims
When North Carolina announced earlier this year that it intends to be the first state to compensate victims of decades-ago sterilization programs, it renewed a nationwide debate ov...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country
Looking back at the week that was, we bring you our Sunday round-up, connecting you to the big stories in Indian Country...
The Original Finger Food
Dale Carson It's the growing season for berries—the original finger food. This is one snack you can throw back guilt-free...
Israeli Geneticists Find Natives With Ashkenazi Jewish Mutation
A harmful modification in the BRCA1 gene prevalent among Jews of Eastern European descent, which increases the risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, has been found in a Nat...
UNICEF Singles Out Canada on Child Poverty
Just when one might have thought that Canada had had all the censure available on the international stage , along comes UNICEF...
New Parenting Curriculum Supports Native Families with FASD
The Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center (MIWRC) has released a new parenting curriculum focused on supporting American Indian families where fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (...
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