Birchbark House to publish books in Native langauges

Louise and Heid Erdrich, acclaimed writers and sisters, besides being busy nabbing Minnesota Book Awards, have embarked on a new venture to create a...

Two Native artists receive Bush’s Enduring Visions Award

Musician Kevin Locke (Lakota/ Anishinaabe) and storyteller Mary Louise Defender (Dakotah/Hidatsa) have each been awarded The Bush Foundation’s $100,000 Enduring Vision Award....

Ojibwe youth learn their culture hands-on

Algin Goodskye grabbed a hold of an ironwood sapling with both hands and pulled hard, as his teacher David Matrious cut away some...

Native American Drug and Gang Initiative fighting crime on Wisc reservations

The two law officers meeting over breakfast at the Lake of the Torches Casino in Lac du Flambeau, Wisc. had not gone there looking...

Town Hall Meeting on Taser Policy to be held

The Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority (CRA) has invited the public to attend a forum addressing the Police Department’s Taser® policy and the question...

Ona Kingbird honored

Ona Kingbird was honored by the community on July 7 at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. A spaghetti dinner was served and live entertainment...

Public walk and rally “Water is Life” to be held in...

“Water is Life,” a free public walk and rally, will focus attention on the barrels of toxic military waste that were dumped into Lake...

First Nations Composer Initiative Recipients

Six grants ranging from $1,350 to $5,000 have been awarded to American Indian/Indigenous musical artists in the fifth round of grant making of the...

Robbinsdale Ojibwe class taught by non-speaker angers community

On April 29, five American Indian students walked out of their Ojibwe language class at Robbinsdale Cooper High School.“We were tired of the class”,...

Girl gets Gates Millennium Scholarship despite obstacles

Josette Croud (White Earth Ojibwe), a Minneapolis 2009 South High graduate, has received the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship based on her academic achievement, test...

Navajo soldier killed in Afghanistan

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A 21-year-old Navajo soldier killed in Afghanistan was described by his mother as someone who made everyone smile and...

The Fine Jewelry Store is now a complete Jewelry store.

The Fine Jewelry Store Now joins ShareASalewww.The-Fine-Jewelry-Store.com announces its association with Fantasy Jewelry Box. The Fine Jewelry Store extends its services towards the engaged...

The Fine Jewelry Store is now a complete Jewelry store.

The Fine Jewelry Store Now joins ShareASalewww.The-Fine-Jewelry-Store.com announces its association with Fantasy Jewelry Box. The Fine Jewelry Store extends its services towards the engaged...

Community News

Shakopee Community details $40M in donations The Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota Community of Minnesota donated more than $40 million to tribes, Indian organizations, educational institutions...

Healthy Nations to host Mde Maka Ska Canoe Nations Gathering

Mde Maka Ska is Dakota for "White Earth Lake", the ancient name of Lake Calhoun, where for generations Dakota people lived, hunted,...

Wild cougars may be returning to Lake Superior area

The yellow cougar loped and veered through the pine forest as chasing dogs howled and stayed close behind. Once the dogs got...

George C. Robertson, Makizinens (August 9, 1955 – June 20, 2009)

George C. Robertson, Makizinens (August 9, 1955 - June 20, 2009) George C. Robertson, Makizinens "Little Moccasin" age 53, of Minneapolis journeyed to the Spirit...

Lawrence "Larry" Adams (June 6, 1928-July 12,2009)

Lawrence “Larry” Adams, 81, of Cass Lake, MN, died July 12 at the Cass Lake PHS Indian Hospital in Cass  Lake, MN.  Lawrence’s passing...

Martha Redbone album "Skintalk"

Martha Red Bone SkintalkReview by Jamison Mahto"I am The Syntax Savage riding a prayer in search of the cumulative litany of sin...