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Registration Still Open for AMERIND Risk 2016 Institute, Host Hotel Sold Out

August 29, 2016 - 12:14pm

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, New Mexico— Registration remains open for the 2016 AMERIND Risk Institute, but Sandia Resort & Casino, the host hotel, is sold out....

Pii Paash Concerned About Reclaimed Water on Gila River Land

August 29, 2016 - 9:34am

A deal to trade Colorado River water for reclaimed water to irrigate fields on the Gila River Indian Community has been the source of a months-long battle between the Pii Paash...

Vandalism Endangers Three Rivers Petroglyph Site in New Mexico

August 29, 2016 - 9:02am

Joan Price has spent the last two decades studying the Jornada Mogollon rock art at ...

Dakota Access: Stars From Hollywood to Washington Support Water Protectors

August 27, 2016 - 10:31am

From movie stars to prominent politicians, celebrities are adding their voices and presence to the fight against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, and the number is growing....

The Age of Acorns: Sustaining Life for Generations

August 27, 2016 - 9:03am

Acorns represented life for Indigenous Peoples, figuring prominently in the diets and daily lives of countless generations—gathering acorns, processing them, cooking them, stori...

Yurok State of Emergency: Arson Suspected in Tully Fire on Reservation

August 26, 2016 - 7:26pm

The Yurok Tribe has declared a state of emergency in a 500-acre fire that has torched at least one home, with arson as the suspected cause....

How Did I Miss That? Tragic Loss; Maine Squeeze

August 26, 2016 - 3:48pm

When I saw a teaser informing me that a musician dubbed the “unofficial poet laureate of Canada” was about to walk on, I had several bittersweet thoughts....

‘This Nation Was Founded on Genocide’: MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell on Dakota Access

August 26, 2016 - 2:01pm

From the start of colonial intrusion, the free and original peoples of this hemisphere  “have been treated as enemies and dealt with more harshly than any other enemy in any oth...

Spokane Reservation Engulfed In Smoke As Wildfire Rages On

August 26, 2016 - 8:12am

Three days after Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency, fires still burn on the Spokane Reservat...

Confronting the Feds: Armed Ranchers and Peaceful Native Water Protectors

August 25, 2016 - 1:31pm

Settlement of the western U.S. was a government project, subsidized every step of the way, starting with the military part of the Indian Wars....

Osage Nation Takes Ownership of Ted Turner's 43,000-Acre Ranch

August 25, 2016 - 1:14pm

Yesterday media mogul Ted Turner officially transfered ownership of his 43,000-acre Bluestem Ranch to the Osage Nation....

3 Native Women Who Influenced Indian Politics and Federal Policy

August 25, 2016 - 9:00am

The turn of the 20th century was a time of intense change for American Indians. Native military resistance to U.S....

Park Service Push for Centennial Visitors Worries Environmental Groups

August 25, 2016 - 8:37am

The National Park Service hopes to boost visits in honor of its centennial later this month, but its “Find Your Park” program has some environmental groups asking: How much is t...

Dakota Access Ruling Postponed in DC as Archambault Lauds 'Powerful Precedent'

August 24, 2016 - 6:45pm

Resolution of construction issues involving the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation has been postponed until at least September 9, as a U.S....

Manning: In So Many Ways, We Have Already Won

August 24, 2016 - 4:56pm

Colonization tragically forced many indigenous people to forget and forsake our innate connection to Earth. But many of us today are beginning to remember....

Exclusive Interview: Standing Rock Sioux Chairman David Archambault II on Suit Against Dakota Access

August 24, 2016 - 8:33am

David Archambault II, Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, has been working tirelessly for several years to prevent the Dakota Access Pipeline from crossing the Missou...

‘Watershed Moment’: Pole, Story Boards Installed on Ancestral Village Site

August 24, 2016 - 8:02am

The elders remember the place names told to them by their grandparents’ grandparents, names that identify where certain...

Native Nations Rally in Support of Standing Rock Sioux

August 23, 2016 - 4:02pm

From the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), to the far-flung reaches of Canada and Alaska, Native nations are rallying around the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST) and...

Dakota Access: Peace, Prayer and Horses at Camp of the Sacred Stones [Photos]

August 23, 2016 - 3:06pm

Editor's note: ICTMN contributors Chelsey Luger and Thosh Collins spent last weekend out at the Camp of the Sacred ...

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