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Graton chairman Sarris's new book embraces familiar territory

Sarris, 66, speaks in a voice tinged more with weariness and appeal than resentment. “I’ve done a lot of articles and stories in the meantime. But …


ASU professor lauds new Navajo Nation law on cyberbullying

March 14, 2018<p>Law criminalizes electronic activity that aids in stalking or harassment; intent is to reduce violence and suicide<p>Social media is …

Navajo Nation

OPINION | Taking a stand for the land: After Chaco-area oil, gas sale is canceled, conservation fight must go on

The past months have not been kind to Native American nations, tribes and pueblos. We are still reeling from the announcement by the administration …


WATCH: Elouise Cobell Fights for Native Americans in '100 Years'

The documentary highlights how the banker sued the United States government over billions of dollars in unpaid compensation for Indigenous landowners.


Biggest Fake Native American Art Conspiracy Revealed

Jewelry dealer Nael Ali will be the first defendant sentenced in the most extensive federal investigation into Indian arts and crafts fraud.<p>High on the Colorado Plateau in northwestern New Mexico, a dusty main road runs through the Pueblo of Zuni. Pull over to the side, and someone in threadbare …

New Mexico

'Every dress tells a story:' Missing Native American women speak through Great Falls fashion show

CLOSE<p>Blackfeet designer Belinda Bullshoe brings her fashions to Great Falls as part of the High Noon Indigenous Fashion Show.<p>Blackfeet designer …

Fashion Shows

A New Deal for poor African-American and Native-American boys

By Camille BusetteThe U.S. is facing a national crisis. It is virtually guaranteed that if you are poor, male, African-American or Native-American, …

Native Americans

Early photos of Native American life in Southern Utah on display

“Elk Skin Tent.” Photo of an elk-skin tent and Native Americans living in the Uinta Valley on the Western slope of the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. …

National Parks

Inside the Native American sport of snow snake (video, photos)

Syracuse, N.Y. - The Onondaga Nation Snow Snake Team hosted a snow snake game this past weekend bringing together Native teams from around the state …

Native Americans

Did a Couple Adopt a Native American Child for $10 in 1952?

The story behind a decades-old letter that went viral in 2018.

Native Americans

Students deliver solar power to eastern Navajo Nation

Fort Lewis College takes part in program for first time<p>OJO ENCINO — Fort Lewis College student Aaron Toledo carefully handled his utility knife while …

Navajo Nation

Nine Mile Canyon art tells stories of ancient meetings

A YouTube video shows a flash flood in desert country. Churning brown water spills rapidly down an arroyo, pushing a tumble of bushes at its …

National Parks

Uranium industry begs Supreme Court to mine next to the Grand Canyon

Leaders in the uranium mining industry are challenging a decision by the Interior Department that placed a 20-year mining ban on one million acres of …


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Woman hopes to bring braille code to Navajo Nation

KIRTLAND, N.M. (KRQE) - A Navajo woman is hoping to bring the world of braille to her culture.<p>Carol Green, from Kirtland, is blind. She is a teacher …

Navajo Nation

Toxic Spill in the Navajo Nation

A new film highlights the efforts of a Diné hydrologist to protect sacred waters

Navajo Nation

‘Gathering’ structures removed in American Indian ceremony at Angels Gate

A ceremonial sendoff was given Saturday to the arbor, fire ring and mural that were all central to last fall’s Gathering of the Elders held in Angels …

Native Americans

#DearNonNatives: What Native Americans Want Non-Natives To Know

Native American youth are increasingly using social media to counter harmful stereotypes about Indians that persist in the media and popular American …

Native Americans

Massive Protest in British Columbia as Thousands March to Stop Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Disregarding an injunction won by the pipeline company a day before the planned protest, thousands of people marched in Burnaby, British Columbia on …


Clark uses art to preserve American Indian culture

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Regarded Native American Performance Artist James Luna Has Died at 68

Known for his artwork that challenged the public perception of Native Americans and indigenous cultures, the highly regarded performance and …


Urban Native American family keeps traditions alive through dance

A family affair over three generations<p>Ken Duncan Sr. first started teaching his children the art of hoop dancing over 25 years ago. As the family …

Native Americans

UCSD's Armao learned to love basketball among Arizona tribes

The trips on desolate, dusty roads could sometimes take hours. And with spotty cell phone service, Shandiin Armao had to pick her head up and look …

New England Patriots

Santa Fe Days in the Park Announces Their 2018 Featured Artists, Violet and Tony Duncan

Native Food, Culture and Fun, Santa Fe Days in the Park is an annual event by the Indigenous Institute of the Americas, held in Carrollton, Texas, …

Santa Fe

American Indian imagery is everywhere. What about their history?

A baseball mascot, a tub of butter and a missile. These three seemingly unrelated items share something in common which has been a part of American …

Native Americans

Beyond stereotypes: An interview with Native American designer Bethany Yellowtail

It’s International Women’s Day, which highlights the need for gender equality and inclusiveness both in and out of the workplace. This year’s theme …

World Economic Forum

Navajo leader says renaming Utah highway for Trump an insult

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) - The president of the Navajo Nation says a proposal that would have renamed a Utah highway after Donald Trump was …

Donald Trump

‘White Buffalo’ explores Native American mythology

A white buffalo calf is born is it a sign?<p>A Lakota Sioux might suggest this is a story, a myth, a fable — that she is the savior of the world. A more …

Native Americans

Havasupai Prayer Gathering: Indigenous Nations Unite Against Nuclear Colonialism

At the Havasupai Prayer Gathering, Fydel Rising Sun, member of the Havasupai Tribe, sang of resisting uranium mining to the sound of his beating …

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