In Poor Taste: Sonic Drive-In Faces Backlash For ‘Custer’ Commercial

Written by at April 27, 2017

Eight years prior to the famed Battle of the Greasy Grass, George Armstrong Custer and his men murdered 103 Cheyenne

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Police Shoot, Kill Native Vet Ivan Wilson-Dragswolf in Mandan, North Dakota

Written by at April 26, 2017

Ivan Wilson-Dragswolf, 24, was killed by police in Mandan, North Dakota, on April 14. Police say Dragswolf, a U.S. Marine, approached them with a knife.

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Liquor Licenses Denied for Whiteclay Beer Stores Near Pine Ridge Reservation

Written by at April 20, 2017

The unanimous decision against renewing liquor licenses for beer stores in Whiteclay, Nebraska, is seen as the beginning of a ‘healing.’

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Republican Congressman to Constituents: ‘Bull Crap’ That You Pay My Salary

Written by at April 17, 2017

Rep. Markwayne Mullin responded to a constituent in the town of Jay by saying, “You said you pay for me to do this. Bull crap. I pay for myself.”

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Oregon Schools Fight to Keep Controversial Native American Mascots

Written by at March 28, 2017

The Rogue River School District in Oregon hopes working with a local tribe will allow its high school to keep its Native American mascot.

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Suncor Oil Refinery Belches Toxic Gases Over Denver For Second Time

Written by at March 24, 2017

A Suncor oil refinery near Denver, Colorado, belched toxic gases into the air for the second time in five months, according to reports.

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Navajo Man Charged With Murder in Shooting Death of Navajo Police Officer

Written by at March 22, 2017

Kirby Cleveland, 32, was formally charged with the murder of Navajo Police Officer Houston James Largo following a March 11 incident.

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Navajo Police Officer Shot, Killed; Funeral Service Scheduled

Written by at March 15, 2017

Funeral services have been scheduled for a Navajo police officer shot and killed in the line of duty on the Navajo Nation early on March 12. The post Navajo Police Officer Shot, Killed; Funeral Service Scheduled appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Trump to Lay Wreath on Andrew Jackson’s Grave

Written by at March 14, 2017

President Donald J. Trump is slated to lay a wreath on the gravesite of Andrew Jackson in honor of the late president’s birthday. The post Trump to Lay Wreath on Andrew Jackson’s Grave appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Study Says This Is the Best Approach For Preventing Youth Alcohol Abuse in Indian Country

Written by at March 7, 2017

The study is one of the largest alcohol abuse prevention trials with Native Americans, the report reads. The post Study Says This Is the Best Approach For Preventing Youth Alcohol Abuse in Indian Country appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Bill In Massachusetts Seeks to Ban Native American Mascots

Written by at March 2, 2017

The legislation would end the use of Native American mascots and Native-themed logos at public schools throughout the state. The post Bill In Massachusetts Seeks to Ban Native American Mascots appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Cops in North Dakota to Host Sensitivity Training After Arrest at Sweat Lodge

Written by at February 27, 2017

Police in North Dakota have been dropped charges against a Native American male who was just trying to pray.

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Radio Host Who Called For Segregation of Native American Students Suspended Indefinitely

Written by at February 26, 2017

KTCR-AM in Montana suspended morning host Paul Mushaben on February 23 for his racist comments about Native Americans

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No Charges Filed Against White, Off-Duty LAPD Officer Who Fired Gun at Group of Kids

Written by at February 24, 2017

An unidentified LAPD officer was not arrested or charged after a video went viral of the man firing his weapon during a scuffle with students.

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