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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
Burn The Zozobra! Photos of Annual Indigenous 50-Foot Burning Man
When I moved to New Mexico in 2004 I was intrigued by an...
Remembering Before the Alamo
Mission San Antonio de Valero, popularly known as the Alamo...
What Dakota Access Destroyed: Standing Rock Former Historic Preservation Officer Explains What Was Lost [Video]
This interview was recorded on September 3, 2016. Former...
‘Just Watch Me': Challenging the ‘Origin Story’ of Native Americans
The 14-year-old girl who bumps around in the police wagon...
Vandalism Endangers Three Rivers Petroglyph Site in New Mexico
Joan Price has spent the last two decades studying the...
Suppression of Mayan Astronomy
New research on the Dresden Codex, one of only three that...
Researching the Past
2013 Declared the Year of the Dakota
Applause broke out in St. Paul, Minnesota, city council chambers January 9 as the group approved a strongly-worded resolution recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Dakota-U.S...
DNA Study Gives Insight Into Aboriginal Australian Heritage
It has long been thought that aboriginal Australians did not mix with any other races until the 18 th -century arrival of Europeans...
The Challenge of Protecting Sacred Land
We have tried treaties. We have tried court cases. We have tried state and federal legislation. In all cases, the results have been mixed...
Penn State Offers Free Courses on Genes
Pennsylvania State University is offering a series of six lectures open to the general public with the theme “Your Genes: How They Contribute to Who You Are.” The lectures are part...
From Beads to Bounty: How Wampum Became America’s First Currency—And Lost Its Power
Ann C. Tweedy
When Prince Philip of the Pokanokets (later known as the Wampanoags) proudly wore his wampum—decorative beads made from whelk and clam shells—he was proudly declaring several thing...
Outbreak Run Recognizes Historical Tragedy, Offers Contemporary Hope
After 133 years, Cheyenne people are teaching youth about their ancestors who left starvation and illness in Indian Territory—today’s Oklahoma—for an ill-fated attempt to return to...
British Columbia's Enduring Central Coast
Jude Isabella, TheTyee.ca
"You know it's a great day when you're knee deep in sperm." Ryan Cloutier, a young biologist, is delighted with his predicament...
Indian Assimilation: The Mystery of the Tiny Handcuffs, Solved
Mary Annette Pember
Shane Murray vividly recalls the scowl on the face of the young Native woman at Haskell Indian Nation University’s Cultural Center when he placed a pair of tiny handcuffs on her de...
Cayuga Museum Receives Replica Wampum Belt for Returning Haudenosaunee Spiritual Objects
Gale Courey Toensing
The Onondaga Nation has presented the Cayuga Museum of History and Art with a replica of a Haudenosaunee Confederacy wampum belt in appreciation for the return of 21 objects of spi...
Tiny Horrors: A Chilling Reminder of How Cruel Assimilation Was—And Is
Mary Annette Pember
For such small objects, the child’s handcuffs are surprisingly heavy when cradled in the palms of one’s hand...
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