Indigenous Pictographs in Canada Being Vandalized

Written by at August 21, 2017

Vandalism and desecration of sacred First Nations sites containing indigenous pictographs and petroforms is a mounting concern in Canada.

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Native People Discuss What To Do About Mt. Rushmore (No, Don’t Blow it Up, Stupid Ass Vice.com)

Written by at August 20, 2017

The Thing About Skins: Blow up Mt. Rushmore? Not so fast Vice.com, why don’t you talk to Native people first? We know a little something …

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 20, 2017

Written by at August 20, 2017

A Charlottesville turning point, a Standing Rock shout-out, and a Jane Doe cold case, all captured attention in Indian country during The Week That Was for August 20, 2017.

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What Comes Next for Clyde River After Supreme Court Victory?

Written by at August 20, 2017

What Comes Next for Clyde River After Supreme Court Victory?

The Nunavut hamlet of Clyde River won its bid in the Supreme Court of Canada to end a NEB authorization that allowed seismic testing in the area.

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A List of Alternative Identities to Try for Fun and Profit

Written by at August 20, 2017

Now introducing Hoodwink Identities: a humorous but all-too familiar way to pretend to be Native.

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9 Reasons Dental Health Aide Therapist Programs Are Good for Native Kids

Written by at August 20, 2017

Pioneered by Alaska Native tribes in the early 2000s, Dental Health Aide Therapist Programs are becoming increasingly popular to provide quality healthcare to rural populations.

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Sun Dances: A Place to Feel God

Written by at August 19, 2017

The abundance of Sun Dances this year demonstrates the spiritual resilience and generosity among a people deeply traumatized by historical oppression and severe poverty.

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Obesity in Indian Country Is Mostly the Same; Why That’s Incremental Progress

Written by at August 19, 2017

A new study, one that is built on a massive amount of data, reports that obesity among Native American youth is mostly the same.

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Santa Clara Pueblo artist Helen Hardin Show Coming to Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Written by at August 19, 2017

Santa Clara Pueblo artist Helen Hardin Show Coming to Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

The amazing work of late Santa Clara Pueblo artist Helen Hardin coming to the IPCC’s newly-renovated South Gallery this fall.

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Native ‘Predator’ Actor Sonny Landham Walks on at 76. Schwarzenegger Says ‘We’ll Miss Him’

Written by at August 19, 2017

Known for ’48 Hrs.’ ‘Poltergeist,’ and ‘Predator,’ Hollywood and Indian country mourn the loss of Native actor Sonny Landham who has walked on at 76

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Chickasaw Student on Quest to Conduct Orchestra

Written by at August 19, 2017

Chickasaw student Austin Davis plays saxophone, but his heart lies in conducting a full symphony orchestra.

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HDIMT? A White Moose Spotted in Sweden, a Donkey in DC

Written by at August 18, 2017

A Swedish nature lover captures a completely white moose on video after three years, while the 25th amendment could be close to being enacted.

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First Nations Blast Canada at CERD in Geneva

Written by at August 18, 2017

First Nations Blast Canada at CERD in Geneva

Despite improving relationships between Indigenous Peoples and the Canadian government, First Nations told CERD in Geneva that federal policies still discriminate.

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NAJA Announces 2017 Award Winners

Written by at August 17, 2017

More than 700 entries were submitted for the 2017 NAJA awards, and when the judges were through voting, ICMN netted 30 awards.

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Somebody’s Daughter: The Ongoing Effort to Identify Jane Doe

Written by at August 17, 2017

Law enforcement in Washington are looking to identify a Jane Doe who is believed to be Native American who died in a crash in 1991.

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$100,000 Super Bowl Fund Grant Creates White Earth Reservation Skate Parks

Written by at August 17, 2017

Shredtastic! Thanks to a $100,000 Super Bowl grant, the White Earth Reservation is building three skate parks for its community members

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News21: Tribes fight for clean water and more funds from federal government

Written by at August 17, 2017

Tribes are struggling to get the attention and funding necessary to clean the water their people rely on. News21 investigates.

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Trump’s True Color

Written by at August 16, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about Trump.

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Strategic Planning Crucial for Tribal Economic Sustainability

Written by at August 16, 2017

“You have to make a long term plan for diversification, but it doesn’t happen overnight. It’s important to commit to the reinvestment necessary to accomplish your goals so you are not bleeding enterprises dry while on the path. [It’s] critical to continually educate the leadership and community about the plan and how it’s progressing.” -Kelly Croman

Most tribes with significant gaming initiatives and related businesses can find themselves bombarded with myriad offers,

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Amusing Others Through Kill Media: Native Cultural Depiction

Written by at August 16, 2017

Amusing Others Through Kill Media: Native Cultural Depiction

As the summer blockbusters begin to heat up, a closer look at “Wind River” shows the same old story presented by Hollywood in the form of kill media

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Preserving Traditional Crops: The Tohono O’odham I’itoi Onion

Written by at August 16, 2017

Native American farmers keeping traditional crops alive with sustainable farming methods; the Tohono O’odham I’itoi onion is the precursor to the cultivated shallots grown today.

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US Reaps Fear and Hatred GOP Sowed

Written by at August 15, 2017

The puzzle for the Democrats is how to alleviate the fear of white Americans of being replaced or displaced from the seat of power held by the GOP.

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Two Entitled Guys on the Brink

Written by at August 15, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about Trump.

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Bad River, White Mountain Veterans Housing Get Help with Home Rehabs

Written by at August 15, 2017

Veterans housing on two reservations to receive grants to assist with home rehabs through the Home Depot Foundation and the Housing Assistance Council.

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Poverty as a Black and White Issue

Written by at August 15, 2017

The poverty of a white coal miner, a black urban factory worker, or an unemployed rez Indian stinks. What’s worse is when they turn against each other.

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