If You Knew The Conditions: : A Chronicle of the Indian...

If You Knew the Conditions examines the inadequacies of the healthcare provided to American Indians by the Indian Medical Service. DeJong argues that, while...

Native Americans and the Christian Right: The Gendered Politics of Unlikely...

In Native Americans and the Christian Right: The Gendered Politics of Unlikely Alliances, Andrea Smith continues the work of theorizing Native American womens’ activism...

Reflections on American Indian History: Honoring the Past, Building a Future

Edited by Albert L. Hurtado and introduced by Wilma Mankiller, this book includes the insights of Colin G. Calloway, R. David Edmunds, Laurence M....

Reckonings: Contemporary Short Fiction by Native American Women

Fifteen Native women writers document transgenerational trauma and but celebrate survival.This volume offers a sampling of two to three stories by both famous and...

Shedding Skins: Four Sioux Poets

The four young male Native American poets in this collection write poems about urban decay and homelessness, about loneliness and despair, about Payday Loans...

Buffalo Song

Based on actual events, this story tells of the successful efforts of Walking Cayote and other Natives to help stop the endangerment of the...

The Recklessness of Love: Bawajiganan Gaye Ni Maanedam (Dreams and Regrets)

Poet Al Hunter gives us a hundred voices with one spirit. In his poems he’s a lonely heart, a frozen Northerner, a dirty-talking dreamer,...

Louis Riel, A Comic Strip Biography

Although this Canadian graphic novel has been in print for several years, it is now more easily available through a US distributor and so...

Garriott Named Obama's First Americans' Public Liaison

Wizipan Garriott, 28, has been appointed First Americans Public Liaison, a newly created position in resident-elect Barack Obama's ransition team. The position is aimed...

CNN's Campbell Brown calls ICWA 'a ridiculous law"

CNN's Campbell Brown, commentator for the program "No Bias, No Bull", angered many in Indian Country when on Dec. 16 she commented on an...

National Monuments

Michigan State University Press November 2008, 96 pgs Heid Erdrich’s latest book of poetry “National Monuments” focuses her keen wit and piercing insights to...

Book sheds light on North Shore legend John Beargrease

Many people know the quick version of the John Beargrease story: The son of an Ojibwe chief who grew up on the rugged North...

It ain't easy being indian

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Fond du Lac Follies

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Political Matters: Native Issues in the Halls of Government

Free Peltier! Relatives of imprisoned American Indian Movement (AIM) activist Leonard Peltier have launched a new effort to gain his freedom. Peltier's sister, Betty Ann...

The Indian community responds to Minnesota's Sesquicentennial

For the whole year of 2008 the Native American community in Minnesota has been slighted, ignored, and insulted by the events planned in honor...

Health Disparities in Indian Country

Local elder takes control of her health Geraldine Fasthorse (Mason) was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 1982 and high blood pressure in 1984...

Responses to Statehood provides venue for Native perspectives

Waziyatawin (Angela Wilson), Ph.D., a Dakota scholar and activist, and the Minnesota Humanities Center in Saint Paul have collaborated to create Responses to Statehood, an online...

Opinion: Save the Planet from Capitalism

Today, our Mother Earth is ill. From the beginning of the 21st century we have lived the hottest years of the last thousand years....

Kola Program faces major cuts from Hennepin County

Kola Program given three months notice from Hennepin County that its entire funding will be cut. The American Indian Community Development Corporation (AICDC) in Minneapolis...