Indian candidates seek office in South Dakota city

Martin, S.D. (AP) – At least three Indian candidates are seeking office in Martin, South Dakota. The city got rid of its voting districts and...

NCAI purchases building for tribal embassy in DC

Washington, D.C. (AP) – The National Congress of American Indians has purchased a building for the Embassy of Tribal Nations in Washington, D.C. Dozens...

IHS still losing equipment, despite prior warnings

Washington, D.C. (AP) – The Indian Health Service continues to lose property at an alarming rate, according to a draft Government Accountability Office report...

Tribes seek cleanup of contaminated Arizona site

Tuba City, AZ. (AP) – The  Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe are going to court to seek the cleanup of a contaminated site...

Pascua Yaqui Tribe to use special border ID cards

Tucson, AZ (AP) – The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona will issue special ID cards to members who cross the U.S.-Mexico border. The tribe...

Former NAIHC chair indicted on housing charges

Washington, D.C. (AP) – Chester Carl, the former two-time chairman of the National American Indian Housing Council, has been indicted on conspiracy, bribery, and...

First tribe receives direct road funding from stimulus

Washington, D.C. (AP) – Transport-ation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the first tribal grant of direct road repair funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment...

Swine flu death reported on Gila River Reservation

Laveen, AZ. (AP) – A 57-year-old woman from the Gila River Indian Community died after contracting the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu,...

Roubideaux announces $500M in recovery funds

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Larry EchoHawk confirmed as assistant secretary

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New Native writers competition

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Controversy at Women of nations

The controversial departure of the  executive director of Women of Nations has sparked public outcry over the decline in American Indian representation within  the...

Powwows

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...

Call for Alaska Native/Native American Artists

Submission Deadline: August 10th, 2009A project of Catalyst, curated by Carolyn Anderson & Emily JohnsonThe art exhibit, This is Displacement: Native Artists Consider...

Unlocking prejudice

I was about 13 years-old when my family moved from New Jersey to central Minnesota. My parents, both raised in urban areas, decided to...

Where The Buffalo Used To Roam

My Fellow Skin,z Out here on the prairies of South Dakota,stll rezzin miss the city life a li'l to much peace...

Never knew I was Native….

I was adopted out of my birth family shortly before I turned 1 year...   I grew up in a white family and never knew...

Archeological dig creates youth interest

LCO Reservation is site of uncovered layers of history By Mark St. GermaineMay 22, 2009Lac Courte Oreilles, WI – Recent Ojibwe high school graduates...

Native Fisheries Alliance

We are an Alaska Native Company formed specifically to work with Alaska Native, First Nations of Canada and Native Americans in role of liaison...

Suffering

Many bad and horrible things happened to Native Americans during the boarding school era that caused us and them all to be very courageous....