MIA Has New Native American Tour Guides

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) recently graduated 17 tour guides for their Native American collection, in the Collections in Focus (CIF) Guides Program....

Follies July

The operation was a success but the patient lived. I went from pre-op to op to post-op rather nicely.The artery doctor came in and...

CDC and IHS urge Indian parents to protect preteens with vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and PreventionThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is partnering with the Indian Health Service to launch a campaign...

Recommended Vaccines for 11/12-Year-Olds

1. Tdap Vaccine: Fights Whooping Cough (Pertussis) plus Tetanus and Diphtheria The Tdap vaccine protects again tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. The childhood DTaP vaccine...

AIM Conference in Minneapolis looks toward the future

The American Indian Movement (AIM) gathered in June in Minneapolis to celebrate its 42nd year and to reflect on victories and the challenges still...

Rhiana Yazzie’s “Ady” opens at Pangea World Theater

A Lee Miller photograph of surrealist artists that includes a dancer from the West Indies, naked to the waist, is the jumping off place...

Iroquois lacrosse team gives up chance at championship over passports

The fourth-ranked team’s refusal to travel on another nation’s passports sidelines it from a championship, but nets a teachable moment on Native sovereignty. In...

CDFI Fund awards 10 Million to facilitate community housing and development

The CDFI Fund of the United States Treasury awarded more than $10 million to 45 groups in 19 states to facilitate community development, housing,...

Exploring Minnesota for metals

The copper rush in northeastern Minnesota made the news in late July, when Canadian-based Duluth Metals inked a partnership deal with Antofagasta, a Chilean-based...

Oil and gas accidents are nationwide, says a report

As Congress debates a response to the BP oil spill, a new report from the National Wildlife Federation details a full decade of oil...

Native youth farmer markets sell veggies from heirloom seeds

Two new farmers markets serving the Twin Cities American Indian Community have sprung up in recent weeks. These unassuming produce stands, comprised of just...

Native performing arts groups formed to advocate inclusion

Concerned over a lack of voice and inclusion a group of prominent American Indian writers, directors and performers has joined together to form two...

Brule’s The Collection is beautiful and enchanting

Brule’s “The Collection”, a greatest hits CD produced by Tom Bee and SOAR, is new age but it’s Native American new age, which to...

It Aint Easy August

In the off-chance any of you were holding your breath or just wondering what the heck is going on at the Rezberry Elders’ apartments,...

Follies August

This is the 21st year the Fond du Lac Follies has appeared in print. Once again let us all gather around and sing together....

Spreading the love of the Creator's Game

You’re here to bring back our game. This is the Creator’s Game. We don’t play it for ourselves – we play for Creator.”With these...

Mpls. Elders’ Housing To Be Built Will Be Named Bii Di...

The American Indian Community Development Corporation, along with CommonBond Communities, was recently awarded 6.78 million dollars from the Department of Housing and Urban Development...

Leech Lake Tribal College Ranked Among Top Comm. Colleges

In Washington Monthly’s recently released list of college rankings, Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) was rated as the seventh-best community college in America, out...

Red Lake school district fights low ranking with turnaround plan

Minnesota Public Radio NewsLong plagued by poor student performance and still reeling from a 2005 tragedy, the Red Lake Ojibwe Reservation School District was...

Lawyer with Native American roots named to federal court

A Minneapolis lawyer with roots in Northeastern Minnesota and the American Indian community has been appointed the U.S. magistrate judge for the District of...