Duluth opera has non-Indian cast in 'Pocahontas'

An attempt to stage an opera intended to celebrate American Indian culture is now facing an accusation of racial insensitivity. The Duluth Festival Opera's production...

Red Lake River fish bypass – walleye can now return home

"This year Red Lake's long awaited fish bypass will be completed at the Red River outlet on the south shore of Red Lake", said...

Michael Bucher to perform at LCO for Native Youth Suicide

On October 6, from 2-4 p.m., two-time Nammy winning Cherokee folk singer Michael Bucher will be presenting a live musical performance and speaking engagement...

Lac Courte Oreilles Band opens urban office in Minneapolis

The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwa Indians approved the opening of an urban office in Minneapolis. With over 640 members residing...

15th Annual Elders Community Picnic honors Norbie Blake

By Mikanuk "Larry Adams" - On September 22 the 15th Annual Elders Community Picnic was held at the Minnehaha Park in South Minneapolis.  Over...

healing totem travels east

A 20-foot-tall healing totem pole loaded on an open flat-bed truck received blessings from Indian tribes as it made its way from the West...

Celebrating our successes; working together to achieve more

I am pleased to announce that for the first time in six years, Minneapolis Public Schools has made progress in narrowing the achievement gap...

OCTOBER-NOVEMBER community calendar

ct. 3 thru Dec. 31 Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations Experience a traveling exhibit, videos, and resources about treaties between...

OCTOBER-NOVEMBER powwow calendar

Oct. Oct 7-9 Blue Nose Powwow Fees: Admission is free. Camping: Camp sites and electric hookups are limited, please contact the managers at 28163 Willow Ave...

It ain't easy being indian

Me calling Rezberry clinics urgent care: "Help! I need my head examined!"(If only I had an Indian head nickel for how many times people...

Fond du Lac Follies

Fond du Lac Follies motored to Oklahoma with my family. I had been invited to Tahlequah by Richard Allen, a Marine who had served...

Native Issues in the Halls of Government

Strib ignores 1854 Treaty A 1,700-word Star Tribune story about copper-nickel mining in northeastern Minnesota described the issue as the state's "biggest environmental decision in...

Transfer Station, Four New Landfills to Open at Red Lake

Red Lake has received a grant and loan to build a transfer station and four brand new landfills, one for each reservation community, said...

New Fitness Center to be Part of Larger "Rec Center"

When the new Red Lake casino was built on the reservation line on Highway 89, Red Lake Chairman Floyd Jourdain, Jr. said in his...

Red Lake To Restore Great Pine Forests

Recently, the Red Lake Ojibwe Nation completed construction of a new Forest Development Center that will enable them to begin the reforestation of the...

Native radio station promotes voices of Native musicians/rappers

The Internet is an excellent place to listen to music, and one of the best ways to listen to music on the web is...

Mashkiki Ogichidaag "Medicine Warriors" Challenge Community

The youth of Mashkiki Ogichidaag "Medicine Warriors" are challenging all American Indian agencies in the Twin Cities to adopt commercial tobacco-free policies at their...

Anton Treuer named to MN State Arts Board

Governor Mark Dayton has appointed Dr. Anton Treuer, professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University, to a four-year term on the Minnesota State Arts...

Sally Auger, founder and Executive Director of Peta Wakan Tipi and...

Dream of Wild Health, an organic farm specializing in American Indian agriculture and education programs for the urban Native community, announced that Executive Director...

Latest mural unveiled along American Indian Cultural Corridor

On August 22 the latest mural in the American Indian Cultural Corridor was unveil. It's the latest mural in "Paint the Ave." Community Mural...