The Pine Ridge Reservation, a place that is often painted as one of the most impoverished, unhealthy and downright ugly places that you can imagine, whose 28,000 residents call this place home and choose not only to overlook the negative,…..
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“You know, it isn’t often that you’ll find 5,000 South Dakotans in Western South Dakota cheering for an Indian kid,” says Brandon Ecoffey, an Oglala Lakota journalist and hockey fan from Rapid City. “You know, and the way that (Winston)…..
Idle No More has called for a Global Day of Action on Oct 7 – #Oct7Proclaim October 7, 1763, marked the signing of the British Royal Proclamation, an historic document that legally mandated Canada to recognize Indigenous land rights. …..
In a public referendum, the tribal members on Pine Ridge Reservation have voted to end the ban on alcohol. The vote was 1,843 in favor and 1,678 against. Sales of alcohol off the reservation has become big business. Millions of…..
NCAI Resolution to Urge Congress to Reimburse Native American Veterans Illegally Taxed While on Active Duty
National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) recently passed a resolution which calls upon its members and member Tribes to urge Congress to reimburse eligible Native American Service members who were illegally taxed by their state of residence while on active…..
The Coming of Age ceremony (Balas Chonas) for the Winnemem Wintu tribe of Northern California is fast approaching and many fear the US Forest Service will interfere during the ceremony, which these fears are not unfounded. During previous ceremonies the…..
Nick Cesare (22), a junior at Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, KS heads out today to join a specialized “hotshot” firefighter crew, based in Logan, UT…again! Cesare fought wildfires with one of the highly trained hotshot crews for three…..
Jeremy McGuire is one of the new house guests on the CBS show Big Brother. During the premiere episode last night Jeremy mentioned he was from the Cherokee. He currently works at a boat shop in Texas. Are you watching…..
The White House has released an executive order establishing the White House Council on Native American Affairs. From the order: The United States recognizes a government-to-government relationship, as well as a unique legal and political relationship, with federally recognized tribes……
According to Indian Country Today, another student has been asked to remove an eagle feather during graduation. Sky Walkingstick of the Eastern Band of Cherokee was told to remove the feather before graduation. The Assistant Principal of JB Pennington High…..