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...

HOTE Survival School is torn down as Pourier is sentenced

The Heart of the Earth charter school for Native Americans in Minneapolis was torn down at the end of August, the same time that...

Three gubernatorial candidates would consider expanding gambling

Minnesota Public Radio NewsMinnesota’s three gubernatorial candidates would consider expanding gambling to help the state recover from the economic downturn, a prospect that has...

pow wow

Sept.Sept. 4-6 Red Lake Traditional PowWowPonemah, MN. Red Lake Nation Labor Day Traditional Pow-wow Ponemah, MN.Sept. 9-12 41st Annual United Tribes International Powwow Bismarck,...

Dakota Activist Goes On Trial

As I wrote last December, Scott DeMuth, a young Dakota activist from Minneapolis, has been charged with conspiracy to commit “animal enterprise terrorism.” I...

Protestors Oppose Leech Lake Tribal Council signing power line agreement

Leech Lake Tribal Chairman, Arthur “Archie” LaRose has called forth a meeting sponsored by the Leech Lake Tribal Council on the 230 kV Transmission...

Chase Manhattan’s Red Skin In A Black & White World is...

Chase Manhattan’s two recent CD’s qualify as bike riding music, as the material stands on its own in mirror reflection of the city streets...

It Aint Easy

“It’s a sign!” Indians will and do joke with each other about the most innocuous and naturally occurring daily happenstances as being a (gasp!)...

Follies September

On a weekend in August we celebrated the 32nd Annual Sobriety powwow at Mashkawisen here in Sawyer. We celebrated by putting up our Free...

NACC's Dr. Krush retires to deal with health problems

Many in the Minneapolis American Indian community are coping with the news that Dr. Carol Krush, a trusted doctor who has practiced in the...