DNR confiscates nets, fish from Dakota activists on Cedar Lake

Conservation officers with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) seized a gill net and several dozen fish on May 13 from a small group...

First Lady launches Let's Move! In Indian Country Initiative

First Lady Michelle Obama launched the Let's Move! In Indian Country (LMIC) Initiative at the Menominee Nation in Keshena, Wisconsin on May 25.  The...

MIWRC selected as one of 16 national organizations for Move to...

The NoVo Foundation of New York kicked off its Move to End Violence Initiative, a groundbreaking, 10 year, $80 million initiative designed to strengthen...

Limon wins the Folk and Traditional Arts grant from the Minnesota...

Artist Douglas K. Limon (Leech Lake Ojibwe/Oneida) of White Bear Lake, MN has been awarded a $19,980 Folk and Traditional Arts grant from the...

Seventy year-old among GED graduates at Red Lake

Story By Michael Meuers Photos by Michael Barrett & Alice Benaise "If you don't want to work hard, get an education, otherwise you'll work hard labor...

The Onion: Economy failing since US built on burial grounds

Report: Economy Failing Because U.S. Built On Ancient Indian Burial Grounds

September Powwow Calendar

Mendota's 12th Annual Welcome Home Traditional Wacipi or Pow Wow.Sept 9,10, and 11, 2011.651-452-4141.mmdc01@comcast.netwww.mendotadakota comSt Peters Church Grounds in Mendota 1405 Sibley Memorial HwyThis...

SPPS Students In Top 10%

Three of the six high schools in St. Paul have a Native student in the top 10 percentile.The American Indian Education Program for the...

May-June Events Calendar

May thru June 5 Art Exhibit: Original GreenThe art exhibit Original Green has been expanded and will be showing thru June 5. Native artists...

It ain't easy being indian

Despite myself I have been following the wedding preparations for Prince William and the "commoner" Kate Middleton he is taking as his wife. I...

Autumn Rose Jones December 11, 1986 – April 7, 2011

Autumn Rose Jones, age 24 of the Lower Sioux Community journeyed to the Spirit World Thursday, April 7, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV. ...

Darlene Vivian Jackson White Eagle March 30, 1941 – April 14,...

Darlene Vivian Jackson White Eagle, "Awanook" which means "Morning Mist", "Wa-Wokiye-Wiyah", which means "Woman who helps them", 70, of South St. Paul, MN, passed...

May_June 2011 Powwow Calendar

May 6-7 Standing Rock Contest Wacipi Standing Rock Community Schools Spring contest wacipi. Standing Rock High School, Standing Rock, SD. FMI: Sissy Goodhouse...

Native Issues in the Halls of Government

Wild rice and sulfate levelsThe 2011 Minnesota Legislature has adopted a two-pronged approach to American Indian concerns: allow increasing levels of water pollution to...

TGIFriday will hold first poetry reading since inception

The Loft-sponsored open writing group, TGIFrybread, will be presenting Minwaajimo (She/He is Telling a Good Story), a public reading at The Loft Literary Center...

Dakota shirt returns home after 300 years

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) has just acquired a new Native American shirt, and in doing so has returned it to its homeland...

Native youth film festival will showcase videos on health issues

On May 21 the Native CHAT Film Festival will screen films created by Native youth (ages 11 - 20) from around Minnesota. In...

Casino workers rally at state capitol to protests state-owned casinos

Over 3,000 workers gathered on the lawn of the Capitol in St. Paul on April 26 to protest legislation that would expand gambling within...

Minnesota tribes return $1.7M in stimulus grant money

When's the last time the recipients of a $1.7 million federal stimulus grant had second thoughts and sent funding back to Washington? That's what...

Wiconi Wakan Raffle Drawing Results

The Wiconi Wakan-Sacred Life Project of Minneapolis held a raffle drawing in April and raised almost $500 for their 501(c)3 certificate. Held on April...