AIFEP announces formation of the Tiwahe Foundation

The American Indian Family Empowerment Program (AIFEP), a donor-designated fund has achieved its goal of creating a new foundation called the Tiwahe Foundation. ...

Local libraries offer free homework assistance

Hennepin County Library is offering Homework Hub, in-person homework help available at nine libraries – as well as online tools that students need...

Coffee shop opens in North Minneapolis

A brand new part-Native owned and operated coffee shop is now open in north Minneapolis, off I-94 (on the corner of 42nd...

Shalynne Nipwater new Miss Mankato

Shalynne Nipwater, age 16, has won the title of Miss Mankato 2009 at the annual Mankato Powwow held in Mankato, MN in Sept. Nipwater...

James Anderson one of NCAIED's '40 Under 40' award winners

James Anderson, (Choctaw/Ojibwe) son of “Famous” Dave Anderson, has been named one of The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s “Native American...

Fond du Lac Tribal Community College has new President

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees has appointed Larry Anderson as president of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community...

It ain't easy being Indian

Way back in the olden days when I was but a wee girl I watched a Dracula movie starring Bela Lugosi. I was traumatized,...

Fond du Lac Follies

I was visiting with Charlie Nahganub at the kitchen table when he suggested saying MANOOMIN instead of wild rice. I liked the idea so...

Native Issues in the Halls of Government

Repression south and north In the hinterlands of Peru, early in the morning of June 5, police attacked a highway blockade erected by members of...

Community Calendar

Sept. 2 - Sept. 25Franklin Library Events Sept. 2-30: Teen Center Book Club, 5-6 p.m. For teens in grade 6 and up. Mysteries, biographies,...

Arvel Bird'sThe Tribal Music Suites combines Native and Celtic sounds

Arvel Bird – The Tribal Music Suite Journey of a Paiute There are several notable precedents in the field of classical composition....

Peltier Denied Parole

I last saw Leonard Peltier on Jan. 15, 1985, at the federal prison in Springfield, Missouri. I traveled from the Twin Cities to Springfield,...

Fond du Lac Follies

Fond du Lac Follies motored to the Black Bear Casino to see the Hells Angels. I had seen the Hells Angels once before in...

The Dakota Way of Life

The Dakota Way of LifeBy Ella DeloriaPublished by Mariah Press A companion to her novel Waterlily, the newly published work titled, The Dakota Way...

New Tribal Nations Plaza

Minnesota Tribal Nations Plaza officially opens The Minnesota Tribal Nations Plaza at the new University of Minnesota football stadium was dedicated on August 17....

Many Rivers Group LLC to help make homeownership a reality for...

Many Rivers Group helps Native people become home owners The American Indian Community Development Corporation (AICDC), a non-profit based in Minneapolis, has created...

Southern Ute Tribe invests in making fuel from algae

An unusual experiment featuring equal parts science, environmental optimism and Native American capitalist ambition is unfolding on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in southwest...

Boise Forte Urban Office moves to new location

The Bois Forte Urban Office has moved a block away from their old office. They are now at 1308 E Franklin Avenue,...

NACC has new Licensed Psychologist on staff

The Native American Community Clinic’s Counseling Services has a new member on the board. Dr. Marsha Fields is a Licensed Psychologist and has...

Birchbark Books: November 2009

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