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DAPL Going Ahead Full Throttle: Energy Transfer Partners

November 9, 2016 - 4:30pm

Despite alleged indications to the contrary, Dakota Access Pipeline construction is going ahead full throttle, as the company anticipates the granting of easements under the Lak...

Coast Salish Conservator Awarded Fellowship to Study Native Ancestors

November 9, 2016 - 4:13pm

The Presidio’s Christina L....

Disney Refines Its Cultural Competence in Moana, But Bigger Questions Remain

November 9, 2016 - 2:42pm

"For years, we have been swallowed by your culture....

Donald Trump Wins Election and Indian Country Holds Its Breath

November 9, 2016 - 11:32am

The voters of the United States of America spoke loud and clear Tuesday, as Republican Donald J....

Pine Ridge’s Justin Mesteth Is Achieving What Many Students Only Dream Of

November 9, 2016 - 9:00am

Justin Mesteth has reached a milestone in his long journey from a 6-year-old being raised by his dad on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation that he hopes culminates in him returni...

Navajo Nation Celebrates Eight Years of Gaming

November 8, 2016 - 4:58pm

Eight years ago, the Navajo Nation opened its first casino in Church Rock Chapter, near Gallup, New Mexico. On Saturday, November 19, Fire Rock Navajo Casino turns eight....

Heritage Month: Washington State Honors Legacy of Hank Adams

November 8, 2016 - 3:00pm

The Washington Secretary of State is honoring Hank Adams, Assiniboine-Sioux, in an educational project called Who are we? that explores a diverse group of Washingtonian...

100 Places in One Year: The Busy Schedule of Miss Kumeyaay Nation

November 8, 2016 - 1:40pm

Autumn Brown, 19, who grew up on the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians’ reservation in Alpine, California, recently finished her year representing her cultu...

Indians Are Invisible: What I Learned Researching US Presidents

November 8, 2016 - 11:18am

The grand narrative of the United States does not include the Indigenous story....

Politicians Feel the Heat From Rising Temperatures

November 8, 2016 - 10:30am

Voters who feel good about life—whether it is to do with their job, their marriage or even the success of their sports team—are more likely to support their politicians....

Stop DAPL, Protect the Water

November 7, 2016 - 3:36pm

This Land Is Our Land: All Sides Move Quickly as Pipeline Nears the River

November 7, 2016 - 2:30pm

On the day a no-fly zone was lifted over Morton County and the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, Dean Dedman Jr....

The Ripple Effect: How Standing Rock Violence Inspired Demonstrations Around the World

November 7, 2016 - 1:44pm

Stark images of police officers dressed like Storm Troopers pepper-spraying unarmed water protectors at ...

‘They Are Still Here’—New Western Shoshone Documentary Underway

November 7, 2016 - 9:00am

Documentary filmmaker Joel Freedman has just returned from Western Shoshone country, where he has shot many hours’ worth of images over several trips for the third in his classi...

Free For Protectors: Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt Hosting Standing Rock Benefit

November 4, 2016 - 6:00pm

ARTICLE UPDATED: Monday November 7th...

Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt Hosting Standing Rock Benefit

November 4, 2016 - 6:00pm

Iconic musicians Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt, along with performers Joel Rafael, and Bad Dog, will perform a benefit concert on Sunday, November 27 for the W...

Public Servants or Corporate Security?: An Open Letter to Law Enforcement and National Guard in ND

November 4, 2016 - 1:23pm

So you joined law enforcement or the National Guard because you wanted to uphold the law, protect innocent civilians ag...

Cheyenne River Sioux Chair Calls for Resignation of US Army Corps’ Henderson

November 4, 2016 - 11:30am

Cheyenne River Sioux Chairman Harold Frazier is calling for the resignation of the local commander of the U.S....

Obama, Extortion and the DAPL: Joye Braun Explains Why “There Are No Acceptable Rerouting Options”

November 3, 2016 - 5:49pm

As many of you witnessed, the State of North Dakota is getting more violent in its treatment of the Water Protectors on the Standing Rock Reservation....

ASK N NDN: Sockalexis Curse: Cleveland Indians Lose World Series

November 3, 2016 - 1:32pm

Congratulations to the Chicago Cubs, who just beat the 108-year-old dry spell by winning the World Series against the Cleveland Indians 8-7....