Yankton Sioux elder and water protector Faith Spotted Eagle on confronting the settler-colonial mind-set from within the non-Native ranks of NoDAPL.
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NBA’s New York Knicks Gives Guaranteed Contract to Potawatomi Nation / Native American Player Ron Baker after a stellar performance in January
The wealthy backers of the pipeline are getting a hearing they pushed for but it will happen hours after a critical document appears in the Federal Register.
Independent journalist Mary Annette Pember reports on efforts to evict an aging pipeline from a reservation in northern Wisconsin.
Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? Are you following them?
Anita Fineday (White Earth) and Russ McDonald (Spirit Lake) are joining the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children.
‘We can’t just stash our cash under a pile of Pendleton and Pendleton-ish blankets, can we?’
With the clock ticking down on the Obama administration, the Army has finally started the review process for the last portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The tribe is calling on a federal judge to reject an attempt to block an environmental impact statement for the controversial project.
Three years after being closed down by a radioactive leak, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico is accepting nuclear waste.
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President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.for the office of U.S. attorney general, and many feel this could put not only Native rights, but civil rights in danger.
As we look at a fresh year, here are my resolutions for 2017, along with some for tribal leaders and president-elect Donald Trump.
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In late 2016, the Kuro culinary team hosted two multi-course dinners at the celebrated James Beard House in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Now the restaurant at Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida is welcoming James Beard Award-winning chefs to its kitchen and highly acclaimed, contemporary Japanese restaurant for a Friends of James Beard Benefit dinner, “James Beard Culinary Mix,” on Thursday, January 19.
Multiple James Beard Award winner Marcus Samuelsson,
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For the 2016 elections there were so many superb candidates running for offices, I expected a record number of Native legislators.
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One of our readers gave us a heads up on this upcoming auction in Mount Vernon, Washington and wow! I’ve never really hit up an estate sale or gone to an auction in person, so I have nothing to compare…..
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Rural bus routes on the Navajo Nation can become impassable any time of the year, and children as young as 3 can be stuck waiting to be rescued as long as six hours.
Congress has voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Kinda, sorta.
Tribal leaders in Alaska are praising the Obama administration for helping them achieve a land-into-trust milestone.
The premier winter endurance snowmobile racing event is set to begin January 30 in Michigan.
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Martin Luther King Jr.’s quotes ring true even in Indian country.
The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is denying Enbridge Inc. a renewal on its pipeline and wants it removed entirely.
The New York Court of Appeals handed down an opinion that just made it harder to kick Indians off juries for nor reason.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A small, remote American Indian village in the scenic base of one of the most visited places on earth is at the center of a lawsuit that seeks to dramatically reform the conditions of U.S. Bureau of Indian Education schools.The bureau failed to protect students on the Havasupai Indian Reservation in the Grand Canyon by ignoring complaints about an understaffed school, a lack of special education and a deficient curriculum, according to a complaint filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Phoenix.Havasupai Chairman Don E. Watahomigie said his Arizona village is accessible only by helicopter or an eight-mile hike on a horse through the Grand Canyon. But the 70 or so children who attend Havasupai Elementary School are entitled to the same education as other students across the country, he said.“The Havasupai Tribal Council has approached the Bureau of Indian Education many times about its failures,” Watahomigie said
A woman was arrested after she was caught smuggling methamphetamine (meth) inside Native American dream catchers.
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