Although Nizhoni Ward has grown up away from her Navajo culture in Chicago, she is still very much involved with it. She was crowned as the American Indian Center (AIC) Jr. Miss Indian Chicago back in 2013 and was featured…..
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8 Images from Bear River Massacre Memorial Ceremony A 154th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony was held January 29, 2017 to remember those lost in 1863. More than 200 people of all ages attended a 154th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony to remember the…..
Dennis Banks, an enrolled member of the Red Lake Band of Anishinaabe and a co-founder of the American Indian Movement (AIM) is once again hoping the Longest Walk can help bring attention to issues that plague the Native American community……
Eat, Play & Get Lucky: Romantic Valentine’s Getaways at Native Resorts Daft Punk might as well have been singing about a weekend casino getaway. At Las Vegas-style destinations across Indian country, it’s easy to play all hours of the night……
#StopDisenrollment is a grassroots visual advocacy movement that was created by Indigenous peoples. It first went viral last February and has gained lots of support from celebrities and regular folks in the Native community. The #stopdisenrollment project might have launched…..
Boys with Braids is a movement across Turtle Island, dedicated to sharing the teachings of why boys, men and elders wear braids. A lot of young men sometimes feel ashamed to wear their hair long so it’s been very uplifting…..
Tiffany Midge: The new circus is in town and it’s headed by Donald Trump Have you had enough already of Republican President Donald Trump? Despite the drama, Americans are finding ways to survive, observes poet Tiffany Midge, a citizen of…..
Well that didn’t last long. There was already some rumblings going on when Obama first announced that he was designating Bears Ears in Utah and Gold Butte in Nevada as national monuments. From the original press release: Encompassing roughly 1.35…..
Luckily there is no shortage of celebrities who can use their platforms to speak out about social injustices across the world. We can all use the help, right? Recently former UFC champion Ronda Rousey took a road trip with Olympic…..
Over the weekend, Viceland aired a new series that highlights “Indigenous communities across the Americas to meet people protecting their homelands and rising up against colonization.” Rise is directed by Michelle Latimer (Métis / Algonquin) and hosted by Sarain Carson-Fox…..