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Heavenly Merger: Venus and Jupiter Become One Under a Full Moon

June 29, 2015 - 12:00am

We’ve watched Venus and Jupiter edge closer and closer together all month as they cavorted with a crescent moon, and now the two planets are poised to merge into a single brilli...

Battling for the Arctic: Lummi Canoe Leads Kayaktivists Against 'Death Star' Oil Rig

June 29, 2015 - 12:00am

In an ominous foreshadowing of possible things to come, the EPA granted Shell Oil permission to dump 13 separate streams of waste from the oil rig Polar Pioneer into the Chukchi...

‘Punched in the Gut’: Uncovering the Horrors of Boarding Schools

June 29, 2015 - 12:00am

“No one has ever asked me before,” the elder explained....

The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, June 28, 2015

June 28, 2015 - 12:00am

It's our recap of the stories that mattered most in Indian country:...

Isolated Shoal Lake 40 Members Shed Tears as Canada Refuses to Fund Road

June 26, 2015 - 12:00am

Canada's government will not commit to building a road to an isolated Ontario First Nation that has suffered for 18 years without potable water despite being surrounded by Winni...

Watch the Intense Trailer for 'Mekko,' Sterlin Harjo's Latest Film

June 26, 2015 - 12:00am

Sterlin Harjo, Seminole and Muscogee, is one of the most successful Native filmmakers working today, having directed the award-winning movies Four Sheets to the Wind (2...

Smear the Queer, the Supreme Court, and Same Sex Marriage: Love for the Win (Finally)

June 26, 2015 - 12:00am

QUICK STORY: When I was a kid we used to play a very fun game called “Smear the Queer.”  In that game, some unlucky sap, the “queer,” would wind up with a footb...

Dubious Distinction: Oak Flat and Grand Canyon Among 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

June 25, 2015 - 12:00am

Embattled Oak Flat in Arizona is one of two Indian country sites that have made this year’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places....

$168 Million Settlement Between Navajo Coal Plant and Environmental Protection Agency

June 25, 2015 - 12:00am

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a $168 million settlement to help remedy pollution from a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation....

Well For Culture: Hunting the Rock with Steve Sitting Bear

June 24, 2015 - 12:00am

“Hunting is the most basic, yet most important survival skill we must possess....

The Continuing Saga of Leonard Peltier

June 24, 2015 - 12:00am

Friday marks the 40th anniversary of the shootout at Oglala, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation that led to the imprisonment—wrongful imprisonment, say supporters—of...

20 Stunning Views Along the Great Inka Road

June 23, 2015 - 12:00am

The Inka Road stretches over 24,000 miles through six modern-day countries: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Chile....

Here Come the Hippies: Oglala Lakota Tell Rainbow Family to Behave in Sacred Black Hills

June 23, 2015 - 12:00am

Oglala Lakota president John Yellow Bird Steele told a group of New Age spiritualists who plan to gather in the Black Hills that as long as they respect the sacred site, includi...

New Mexico's Native Women Tell Their Stories in 'A Thousand Voices'

June 22, 2015 - 12:00am

A Thousand Voices gets it a thousand percent correct.  Departing from the usual Hollywood, romanticized notion of Native life, the film lets Native voices tell their ow...

NAJA Announces 2015 Award Winners; ICTMN Gets 26 Honors

June 22, 2015 - 12:00am

The Native American Journalists Association will honor more than 250 members for their coverage of Indian country durin...

Canada's National Aboriginal Day Has Potential to Change the Conversation and the Government

June 22, 2015 - 12:00am

Dozens of people, tribal leaders, public officials (including Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski and the area's Member of Parliament, Ryan Leef) were gathered around a fire in a pra...

Getting Andrew Jackson off the $20 Just Got Harder

June 22, 2015 - 12:00am

Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew has corrected the terms of the recent Jackson Removal debate by pointing out there has been one woman on U.S....

Free College Tuition For Natives Threatened by Budget Knife

June 22, 2015 - 12:00am

Before he even considered going to college, Byron Tsabetsaye ruled it out....

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