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March 11 St. Paul Public Schools Powwow St. Paul American Indian Education Monthly Powwow at the American Indian Magnet School. Grand entry...

Native American Somali Friendship Committee works toward dialogue and understanding

Native American and Somali communities in Minneapolis have lived close to each other ever since the first refugees of war-torn Somalia began to arrive...

Tribes Going Green and the Buy Indian Act

The Obama Administration has made its commitment to Native American economic development well known, and has likewise followed through with many of those promises....

It ain't easy being indian

Late last month it was my Mum'z birthday. Money has been an issue lately so I had to scheme to get the most bang...

Fond du Lac Follies

While driving home from the Sawyer Community Center I pulled off the road to watch a bald eagle make circles in the sky. I...

Polymet lawsuit

I wrote last August about the environmental dangers associated with sulfide mining, which is being proposed for several areas in northeastern Minnesota. Although further...

Tribal stimulus

Most people likely don't think of Indian tribes when the discussion turns to economic recovery; but, as a recent article in the Duluth News...

High School senior plans powwow for her final project

Ashlen Delgado (Ogalala Sioux), has set her ambitions high by organizing a powwow for her senior project at Johnson Senior High in Saint Paul....

Minority business presidents to help at-risk students

Numerous mentoring programs around the country regularly match businesses with kids. The varied programs are critically important and often show positive results. But few,...

Native health care advocate smooths patient/hospital communication

Minnesota Public Radio Newshttp://minnesota.publicradio.org American Indians are six times more likely to die from tuberculosis and twice as likely as other Americans to die...

N.D House says UND must keep Fighting Sioux name

Setting up a potential clash with the NCAA, the North Dakota House approved a bill that requires the University of North Dakota to keep...

Water Legacy Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit Scheduled for March 24

WaterLegacy, a grassroots environmental organization based in Minnesota, has been granted the right to intervene as a party in a lawsuit filed by the...

New Native Theater looking for people interested in theater

New Native Theater is looking for people in the Twin Cities' Native American community who are interested in acting and performing to be part...

First annual Native Art Festival to be held on Franklin Ave....

The Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI) will be holding the first annual Twin Cities American Indian Arts Festival June 11-12 on Franklin Avenue...

FNCI to Host KFAI Radio Show

Jewell Arcoren and Lisa Yankton of First Nations Composure Initiative (FNCI) will host the "Winyan Downapi" radio show March 8th from 3:00 -...

Kelly Drummer new director of Tiwahe Foundation development and programs

Kelly Drummer has been hired as director of development and programs for the The Tiwahe Foundation (previously known as the American Indian Family Empowerment...

Youth Art exhibit to debut on Pow Wow Grounds coffee shop

Youth from Waubun and Mahnomen Schools (6th-8th graders) in Mahnomen, MN. who took part in the Nature of Technology Camp last summer will be...

MAIC’S Senior Department helps homeless elders

Homelessness is one of the enduring problems of metropolitan life, and Minneapolis is no exception. While the city of Minneapolis and local organizations help...

New American Indian Cancer Foundation SEEKS TO END CANCER DISPARITIES

Among Native Americans, cancer is the leading cause of death, according to the Indian Health Service (IHS). Studies show that Native Americans are more...

Cobell settlement paperwork underway

The Court-ordered process of notifying individual Indians of their right to participate in the historic $3.4 billion class action Settlement, Cobell v. Salazar,...