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Slow Suicide, Slower Healing: Suicide Chronicles, Part 4

October 20, 2014 - 12:00am

“Drinking would shut down my seeing and my hearing and my feeling," she used to say....

Voters Could Stop Keystone XL Pipeline through South Dakota Senate Race

October 20, 2014 - 12:00am

As Democrat Senator Tim Johnson prepares to retire, three candidates are making a run for his seat in the senate.  Onl...

Ebola; Who You Gonna Call?

October 19, 2014 - 12:00am

Orionid Meteors Sparkle and May Explode: Halley’s Comet Says Hello

October 19, 2014 - 12:00am

It’s fireball season above the skies of Mother Earth, just in time for Halloween, as the Orionid meteor shower peppers the night with shooting stars....

Misty Upham's Father Says Her Death Was an Accident, but Alleges Mistreatment by Police

October 17, 2014 - 12:00am

Charles Upham has released a statement regarding the death of his daughter Misty, an actress known for her work in the films Frozen River, Jimmy P., and August: Osage County...

Lakota Hero Lyle Eagle Tail Awarded Posthumous Carnegie Medal of Valor

October 17, 2014 - 12:00am

When 28-year-old Lyle Eagle Tail entered the frothing waters of the Big Sioux River last year attempting to rescue 6-year-old Garrett Wallace and his 16-year-old sister Madison...

Photo: Prayers for a Sacred Mountain in Hawaii

October 17, 2014 - 12:00am

 

On Tuesday, October 7, at the base of Mauna Kea, the world’s tallest mountain, close to 200 activists joined in prayer, to preserve Hawai’i’ s most sacred place....

Back From Near Extinction: Kootenais Open First Ever Hatchery for Burbot and Sturgeon

October 16, 2014 - 12:00am

Drums throbbed and the sacred circle of life was on display last week at what the Kootenai Tribe hopes will be the reb...

Gift of the Harvest—the Art and History of Ricing

October 16, 2014 - 12:00am

It is early September as I steady our small canoe (jiiman), keeping my left foot in and my right foot out, while my cousin climbs aboard....

Stunning photos from the 25th Native American Festival at Moundville Archaeological Park

October 16, 2014 - 12:00am

The 25th Native American Festival at the Moundville Archaeological Park in Alabama took place this past weekend and Amy Moris was there to capture the dancing, celebrating, arti...

Sleep With One Eye Open, Sandman has Entered Minn. Congressional Race

October 16, 2014 - 12:00am

Ray “Skip” Sandman (Ojibwe) a Vietnam veteran that served two tours and worked as a union corrections officer for 25 years is now running for the 8th Congressional District ...

No More 'Imaginary Indians'! NMAI Director Seeks to Tell the Real Story

October 15, 2014 - 12:00am

In the year 2014, the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is celebrating a number of anniversaries, and museum director Kevin Gover, Pawnee, looks to use the me...

Evo Morales Set to Become Longest-Serving Leader in Bolivian History

October 15, 2014 - 12:00am

Supporters of Bolivian President Evo Morales gathered outside the presidential offices late Sunday night waving flags and cheering their candidate's victory based on exit poll c...

Fracking Operations Creep Ever Closer to Ancient Astronomical Wonder Chaco Canyon

October 14, 2014 - 12:00am

The renowned Native astronomical and sacred site of Chaco Canyon and its environs may be in danger from encroaching fracking wells, environmental groups fear....

'My Ancestors Died for a Reason': Students Protest Censored U.S. History

October 14, 2014 - 12:00am

My students walked out on me last week. Just got up, left my classroom and marched right out of the school....

Obama Designates San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

October 14, 2014 - 12:00am

On October 10, President Obama used his authority under the Antiquities Act to establish 346,177 acres of national forest land in the San Gabriel Mountains in southern Californi...

Nowhere to Turn: Our Mental Health System Is Sick

October 14, 2014 - 12:00am

“All we have for our daughter’s mental health rights is a bag of her ashes,” said Maurie Redfeather-Looking of Sacrame...

Tribes, Youth, Faith and Science Leaders Focus on Environment

October 13, 2014 - 12:00am

In direct opposition to what Wyoming leaders often proclaim—that Wyoming can have full-scale development without sacrificing the state’s other vast natural resources—new studies...

Sign a Petition to Abolish Columbus Day

October 13, 2014 - 12:00am

Some state and cities have started to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of Columbus Day on the second Monday of October....

Navajo Fluency Could Change Landscape of Navajo Election, Deschene Out?

October 13, 2014 - 12:00am

Navajo voters are in election limbo as the tribe continues wrestling with questions about whether one presidential candidate meets the minimum requirements to hold office....

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