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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
Desecration Row: Wisconsin Bill Threatens All Native Burial Mound Sites
A new conflict between Native Americans in Wisconsin and state Republicans has emphasized the friction between the two groups since Republicans recaptured control of the state legi...
Wisconsin Grave Desecration Bill Opposed by GLITC
The State of Wisconsin is currently considering legislation designated AB 620 that would permit the opening of pre-historic burial mounds for exploration, mining and other commerci...
Desecration of Graves Sanctioned by Wisconsin Assembly Bill
The Ho-Chunk Nation has been in a legal tussle with a Dane County mining company that wants to destroy a state-protected burial mound in one of its limestone quarries to get the ag...
The Sacred Places of Unrecognized Peoples
Barbara Alice Mann
As many people interested in and living in Indian country know, many of our sacred sites are under duress, and have been for years...
Is a PA Farmer Digging Up a Native American Burial Mound?
Activists thought they were victorious and done protecting Conestoga Indian Town in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, when they stopped a natural gas pipeline from being built throug...
A Win for Indian Country: Native Settlement Saved
A new park being developed near Nashville will offer a rare look at ancient history...
Fundraising Successful: Native Settlement in Nashville to Be Saved
Fundraising efforts to save a Native American settlement dating back to the 1400s in what is now Nashville, Tennessee have proven successful...
This Memorial Day, Honor the Water, Remember the Fallen, and Protect the Mounds
Mary Annette Pember
Officially, Memorial Day is a day on which war dead are honored. Unofficially, it’s a universal day of remembrance for all who have passed on...
Burial Mounds Threatened By Quarry Seeking Profits
In the woodlands of Wisconsin an effigy mound of a bird towers 50 feet above a sand and gravel quarry. At one time, there were seven mounds on the site, known as the Ward Mounds...
NPS Awards Historic Preservation Grants to 142 American Indian Tribes
National Park Service Director Jonathan B...