Beyoncé on Keepin' It Creole: What Defines an Indigenous Group?

Written by at August 28, 2015

Recent controversies over claiming group identity (Native American and African American), who can claim it, and one’s connection to a particular community reminded me of a 2012…

Continue reading »

Stop Contributing to Your Oppression and Colonization

Written by at August 28, 2015

Over the years I’ve encountered an interesting question usually posed by Canadian or American functionaries and sometimes one of their citizens that goes like this: “Do you real…

Continue reading »

Native Sun News: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe misses Cobell deadline

Written by at August 28, 2015

Acting Chairman Kevin Wright announced that the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe has missed the deadline for administering their Cobell Land Buy Back program.

Continue reading »

James Giago Davies: There’s trouble brewing on the racist horizon

Written by at August 28, 2015

Kids are ready to go back to school, football season about to kick off, it seems like just another late August, but something is brewing, something disturbing moves in a mysterious way.

Continue reading »

Native Sun News: First Nations Sculpture Garden breaks ground

Written by at August 28, 2015

The vision of having a place that immortalizes in bronze four iconic figures who left their indelible mark on Native history, medicine, religion, philosophy, art, law and public policy is one step closer to becoming a reality.

Continue reading »

Nooksack Tribe concerned about impact of slowly melting glaciers

Written by at August 28, 2015

Water levels will affect the survival of salmon and other fish that play a key role in tribal culture.

Continue reading »

Navajo Nation to reopen irrigation canal after Gold King mine spill

Written by at August 28, 2015

Farmers and ranchers on the Navajo Nation will finally be able to supply water to their crops and livestock, three weeks after the incident at an abandoned mine.

Continue reading »

Photo: Learn More About 2015 Miss Native American USA Winner Kristina Hyatt

Written by at August 28, 2015

 …

Continue reading »

2015 Indigenous Music Awards Live Webcast

Written by at August 27, 2015

Thumbnail

Watch the awards show LIVE on PowWows.com View the Live Webcast Facebook Event Page Indigenous Music Awards – September 11, 2015 8:00 p..m. – MTS Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada The …

Continue reading »

Pow Wow Calendar Update – August 26, 2015

Written by at August 27, 2015

Thumbnail

Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow …

Continue reading »

Bead Weaver Karron Pulliam Farias!

Written by at August 27, 2015

Thumbnail

“Well, I knew I wasn’t all white because at my High school students would ask,” Karron Pulliam Farias explains, “So, I asked dad what was that all about and he told …

Continue reading »

2015 Hunting Moon Pow Wow

Written by at August 27, 2015

2015 Hunting Moon Pow Wow

Watch the 2015 Hunting Moon Pow Wow LIVE on PowWows.com. On October 16–18 the 10th Annual Hunting Moon Pow Wow will be held at the newly named UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena …

Continue reading »

Native Small Business Highlight: The NTVS

Written by at August 27, 2015

Thumbnail

(Founder Aaron Silva left, Co-Founder Sam Rosebear right.) A little over a year ago I stumbled upon this small business just in time for my upcoming birthday and Christmas. I …

Continue reading »

Northern Exposure: Leanne Goose’s Tremendous Talent!

Written by at August 27, 2015

Thumbnail

Leanne Goose is a songstress from the north who pours her passion into her music that resonates from the heart of the MacKenzie Delta. She is a proud Inuvialuit and …

Continue reading »

Kumeyaay Nation still waiting to repatriate ancestors despite court win

Written by at August 27, 2015

Remains that have been declared to be ‘Native American’ remain in limbo under a lawsuit filed by professors at the University of California.

Continue reading »

Lloyd Oxendine, Native American Arts Advocate, Walks On

Written by at August 27, 2015

The resume of the late Lloyd Oxendine, who died on August 5, is extensive but people today in the internet age may not recognize his name or work, yet hundreds, if not thousands…

Continue reading »

Moya-Smith: Slur 'Anchor Babies' Demonizes Children

Written by at August 27, 2015

I was pouring India ink on a piece of blank wove-finish calligraphy paper, watching the liquid bleed across the page like a wound, when another mainstream news machine began a r…

Continue reading »

Tribes provide fire services on and off reservations in California

Written by at August 27, 2015

The Pala Band responded to 920 calls last year, 620 of which were off the reservation.

Continue reading »

Steve Russell: Donald Trump isn’t the only crazy one in the race

Written by at August 27, 2015

According to the FEC as of August 25, we have 861 choices, all the way from Republican AAA TrueProsNC of North Carolina to Independent Daniel Paul Zutler of Florida.

Continue reading »

Harlan McKosato: Isleta Pueblo opposes city development plan

Written by at August 27, 2015

Urban sprawl is posing many threats to Indian country when it comes to tribal land and water rights.

Continue reading »

IHS plans to expand service area for Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe

Written by at August 27, 2015

Tribal members must take a long trip by ferry and car to the island of Martha’s Vineyard if they want to receive service at the clinic on the reservation.

Continue reading »

Native Cooking: Clean Eating, the ‘Dirty Dozen,’ and Sweet Potato Mash

Written by at August 27, 2015

I try to read every label and wash every vegetable and fruit.

Continue reading »

Ak-Chin Indian Community announces $100M casino expansion

Written by at August 27, 2015

The Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino will see another 200 hotel rooms, a spa, restaurants, a new ballroom, more conference center space and a parking garage.

Continue reading »

Tohono O’odham Nation heading back in court in casino lawsuit

Written by at August 27, 2015

The West Valley Resort is due to open later this year but the state’s refusal to certify the facility could pose some problems.

Continue reading »

Little Traverse Bay Bands plan new development at old casino

Written by at August 27, 2015

The Victories Casino in Petoskey closed in 2007 when the Odawa Casino Resort opened nearby.

Continue reading »

Next Page »