The original Navajo code talkers created a code using English and Navajo, which was used for communication during the war. Their code was never broken.
New Mexico's Deb Haaland and Kansas's Sharice Davids are projected to become the first two Native American women in Congress! This is a huge moment for all of us in Indian country. Our youth will see Natives in positions of.....
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Regardless of how you celebrate at the holiday's food is always an important part of any family tradition. Turkey, ham, steak what is your favorite main dish? My favorites are the sides! What sides do you serve? We want to.....
For more than two decades, Scott Sheffield’s work has focused on Indigenous peoples' participation in the Canadian military. He said their contributions are sometimes forgotten and misunderstood.
The Mohawk Institute operated as a residential school for 142 years. The building is an important site for education and healing for the Six Nations of the Grand River. Jeff Goodes visited the old schoolhouse and spoke with survivors.
This early Red Power leader sometimes went by the nickname “Wovoka II” because he was from the same reservation as the famed Ghost Dance leader.Read more ›
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In 1911, John Joe of Elsipogtog First Nation was working as a labourer and seaman, loading pulp onto ships in Richibucto Harbour. Five years later, he was a soldier in the First World War, digging tunnels underneath no man's land in France and Belgium.
Haaland, a Democrat, was one of two Native American women to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in the country's midterm elections on Tuesday.
The Mi'kmaq tradition says the eagle is the only bird that has touched the face of the creator. That means their feathers are sacred.
The Ministry of Child and Family Development has outlined the steps it said it took after learning Robert Riley Saunders allegedly pocketed funds meant for vulnerable Indigenous youth.
As someone who loves all cultures, Tiana Cappo says she embraced learning how to do henna art, even though her roots are Indigenous rather than Indian. Now she's started up a side business offering the Indian temporary tattoos.
Angus Andersen's radio program NunaKakKaasimaju: First People, First Occupants has been removed from the schedule of Memorial University's campus radio station CHMR as the school's student union conducts an investigation into his online behaviour.
The new chief of K’atl’odeeche First Nation says people want to be heard, and she’s here to listen.
See Change Initiative, a non-profit in Montreal, and Ilisaqsivik Society in Clyde River, Nunavut, want to focus on a “bottom-up” approach to tackle the TB crisis in the north by putting Inuit communities at the heart of the project.
After the release of her award winning book Seven Fallen Feathers, Toronto Star reporter Tanya Talaga became the first Ojibway woman to deliver the CBC Massey Lectures, where she takes a look at the crisis of Indigenous youth suicide.
This week's stories: History is made with the election of two Native American women to Congress; The Miami Tribe of Oklahoma receives award for language revitalization; Google Doodle highlights Native American woodcarver; Nike N7 releases 2018 collection inspired by rapper Taboo; Midnight Shine releases debut music video.
A last-ditch effort to challenge the court-approved settlement of the '60s Scoop class action failed Friday when a judge tossed the novel attempt as lacking any substance.
The border crossing at Cornwall, Ont. now has trilingual signage, adding Mohawk to the English and French in a collaborative effort to foster reconciliation.
A new program focusing on Indigenous food sovereignty is underway on Manitoulin Island.