Bonnie Raitt Announces Sept. Dates in Indian Country: Co-headlining with Indigo Girls

Written by at August 31, 2017

Right off of a visit to New Zealand and Australia, 10-time Grammy Award winner Bonnie Raitt has announced a late summer run of shows in the U.S. including several stops in Indian country.

On Tuesday September 5th, Bonnie Raitt will be performing in Bismarck, ND at the Bismarck Event Center. Both Bonnie Raitt and the Indigo Girls’ Emily Saliers and Amy Ray will co-headline a benefit concert for the non-profit indigenous environmental justice organization Honor the Earth on Friday September 1st at the Bluestem Amphitheater in Moorhead,

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Fond du Lac Bridges the Digital Divide

Written by at August 31, 2017

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa are providing essential high-speed internet access to 900 homes on the reservation by fall 2018.

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Horse Therapy Helping Break the Stigma of Sexual Abuse

Written by at August 31, 2017

Female victims and supporters have led the conversation against sexual abuse, now boys who have been victims are using horse therapy to share their trauma.

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Native Nations to Gather in South Dakota for Black Hills Unity Concert Sep 8-10

Written by at August 31, 2017

Black Hills Unity Concert takes place at the Elk Creek Resort from September 8th-10th in Piedmont, South Dakota

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Avengers Character Set by Farlan & Alesia Quetawki-Zuni Native American Beadwork – eBay find of the week

Written by at August 31, 2017

Avengers Character Set by Farlan & Alesia Quetawki-Zuni Native American Beadwork – eBay find of the weekAvengers Character Set by Farlan & Alesia Quetawki-Zuni Beadwork Are you a Marvel fan? Or have an Avengers fan in the family?   This is the perfect auction for you! Zuni Artists create a wooden or pillow form and then…..

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Ashley Callingbull in the Running For Maxim’s Finest – Vote Now!

Written by at August 31, 2017

Ashley Callingbull in the Running For Maxim’s Finest – Vote Now!

Ashley Callingbull in the Running For Maxim’s Finest – Vote Now!Ashley Callingbull continues to stun us with her beauty and inspire us with her love for her Enoch Cree Nation and culture. You may remember her as Mrs. Universe! When she’s not traveling across Turtle Island to give speeches and meeting…..

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Los Angeles Replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day

Written by at August 31, 2017

Los Angeles Replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples DayExciting news out of Los Angeles! On Wednesday the city council there voted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. They join other cities across the United States like Seattle, Minneapolis, Berkeley and Santa Cruz who feel that celebrating…..

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NFL, NBA, MLB, MMA and More! Eight Native Athlete Storylines to Watch This Fall!

Written by at August 30, 2017

Native athletes promise an exciting 2018 with a treasure trove of collegiate and professional sports storylines!

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NFL, NBA, MLB, MMA and More! Eight Native Athlete Storylines to Watch This Fall!

Written by at August 30, 2017

Native athletes promise an exciting 2018 with a treasure trove of collegiate and professional sports storylines!

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Spotlight 29 Casino Winter Gathering Pow Wow

Written by at August 30, 2017

Plan now! The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians present their Spotlight 29 Casino Winter Pow Wow Dec. 8-10.

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Muscogee, Cherokee and Quapaw Send Teams to Help With Hurricane Harvey

Written by at August 30, 2017

At least three American Indian tribes in Oklahoma have sent representatives to the Houston area to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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The Heart of Ojibwe Language

Written by at August 30, 2017

The Heart of Ojibwe Language

Learning the Ojibwe language through the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis’s immersion class this summer was more about heart than the brain.

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IHS Leadership Fails to Explain Budget Needs

Written by at August 30, 2017

If there is a poster child in Indian country for All that can go wrong will go wrong, it is IHS, with the BIE or BIA running a close second.

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Understanding Charlottesville: Driving Old Dixie Down

Written by at August 30, 2017

Charlottesville has left some people wondering how things ended up so dire, but a quick look back at this country’s history provides answers.

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Wilton Rancheria sees more support for Class III gaming compact in California

Written by at August 30, 2017

Local officials and union representatives are calling for ratification of the Wilton Rancheria’s gaming agreement with the state of California.

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Women Power! 115 Films by Indigenous Artists at imagineNATIVE with 72% Female Directors

Written by at August 30, 2017

Native women dominate this year’s imagineNATIVE, of the 115 films, 72% were made by Indigenous female directors

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Yupik Teen Hunter Receives Death Threats

Written by at August 30, 2017

Yupik Teen Hunter Receives Death Threats

A 16-year-old Yupik hunter received death threats after Sea Shepard’s Paul Watson posted an angry rant on Facebook targeting the teen.

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Tribe raises taxes on oil developers as money continues to flow to North Dakota

Written by at August 30, 2017

A dual system of taxation has resulted in the state of North Dakota earning more money on oil development than the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the owner of the resources.

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Kialegee Tribal Town can’t sue Muscogee Nation officials for raid of gaming site

Written by at August 30, 2017

The Kialegee Tribal Town has been dealt another setback in its attempt to open a casino on an Indian allotment in Oklahoma.

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Private school outlaws Washington NFL team’s racist gear for staff and students

Written by at August 30, 2017

The private Green Acres School in Maryland has banned staff and students from wearing gear with the Washington NFL team’s racist mascot.

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Freedmen win landmark ruling confirming right to Cherokee Nation citizenship

Written by at August 30, 2017

The descendants of former slaves held within the Cherokee Nation are entitled to tribal citizenship, a federal judge has ruled.

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The Power of Oceti Sakowin Women

Written by at August 30, 2017

Oceti Sakowin women have always occupied esteemed roles in their communities, to this day they continue to be committed to their people, the land, their relatives, and traditions.

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Football Pick’em Contests

Written by at August 30, 2017

Football Pick’em Contests

Football Pick’em ContestsCalling all football fans! We have sponsoring pick’em contest for the upcoming college football season and the NFL! College Football In order to join the group, just go to College Football Pick’em, and click the “Join Group” button. From there, enter…..

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Native Sun News Today: Navajo Nation citizens unite to stop controversial ‘Sundance’

Written by at August 30, 2017

The Navajo community of Dilkon has recently gained national attention as its residents united to stop a Sundance that was to take place this month.

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Dean Chavers: Remembering the Indian occupation of Alcatraz Island in 1969

Written by at August 30, 2017

This is a little story about the very first week that we occupied the Island of Alcatraz.

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