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Indigenous musicians come together in a sacred and safe space
An impressive lineup of artists and performers are taking part in the International Indigenous Music Summit, now in its second year.
Native Sun News Today: Gerry Robinson publishes new book about early Cheyenne history
'The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage' starts from the first days after the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876.
‘Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists’ at Nashville’s Frist Art Museum
Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists is the first museum exhibition exclusively devoted to Native American women artists from the United States and Canada.
Indigenous song keepers reveal traditional ecological knowledge in music
For Indigenous Peoples who have lived within their traditional territories for generations, music is a repository of ecological knowledge, with songs embedding ancestors’ knowledge, teachings and wisdom.
Pueblo artist can't sue police officers for handcuffing him at gunpoint
A well-known Pueblo artist can't sue the police officers who pointed an assault rifle at him, handcuffed him and detained him, a court has ruled.
Navajo Nation Museum hosts auditions for Dine language version of 'Baby Shark'
You've heard it everywhere. Now get ready for the first Native language version of 'Baby Shark' doo doo doo doo doo doo.
Operation Lady Justice features artwork by D.G. Smalling of Choctaw Nation
The work of a Choctaw Nation artist inspired the name of a government-wide initiative aimed at addressing the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans.
Native music goes missing in the mainstream
Native music remains in a cultural ghetto, unheard by most people, unmarketed by the major music companies and alien to a world which is in desperate needs of its power and beauty.
Native produced film to premiere at Hollywood’s Chinese Theater
“Mallard’s Road,” a film starring Lakota actors, will have its world premiere at the famous Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California.
'We are closely related to fire. Fire takes care of us and we take care of fire.'
The 130-year legacy of fire suppression in the U.S. is a process that continues to dispossess Native peoples of their lands.
Wyoming National Poetry Day features Native poets
The opportunity to share a bit of our culture, history and stories with non-Indians of good will is always good and appreciated.
Red Bow doc hits the mark
Groundbreaking Oglala Lakota musician Buddy Red Bow is the subject of a new documentary.
Remembering Buddy Red Bow
A documentary about Buddy Red Bow, the Lakota musician, premieres on South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
NMAI News: Lakota Music Project makes national debut
Performing for the first time outside South Dakota, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra’s Lakota Music Project will appear in concert at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.
'A true story from Dakota eyes': Shakopee Tribe shares its culture with the world
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is telling is own story at a new cultural center and museum on the reservation.
Josué Rivas: I will be an ancestor to honor
I began a healing process recently to better understand my role as a father of my own son.
When Candy met the Mad Lads
Olivia Gonzalez was 14 years old when she was asked to come up on stage and sing. The rest is history.
The Revelator: Books provide insight into #NoDAPL movement and food sovereignty
New books tackle tough issues related to climate change, extinction, Indigenous sovereignty, ocean conservation and a whole lot more.
Indian Country Today: 'Stringing Rosaries' focuses on Indian boarding schools
Denise Lajimodiere has kept her promise to Indian boarding school survivors with this sacred oath of a book.
Native Sun News Today: Shakopee Tribe ready to debut $41 million cultural center
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s new cultural center, Hocokata Ti, opens to the public on July 26, 2019.
NMAI News: Film festival showcases Indigenous voices from around the world
The 19th annual Native Cinema Showcase begins and ends with portraits of strong women.
The Conversation: A long overdue for Cherokee actor Wes Studi
Wes Studi will make Oscar history by receiving an Academy of Motion Pictures honorary award in October 2019.
'Molly of Denali' shares Alaska Native culture with a young audience
'Molly of Denali' is the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaska Native lead character.
Clara Caufield: Native people became quickly skilled in beadwork
There are still many creative and very talented beaders in Indian Country.
Winnebago Tribe mourns passing of vice chairman and noted musician Curtis St. Cyr
Curtis St. Cyr gained notoriety playing harmonica and singing the blues. But he also dedicated his life to his people and his family.
Library of Congress names Joy Harjo as first Native U.S. Poet Laureate
Joy Harjo, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, has been named the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Review of debut novel by Native author Tommy Orange
'There There' by Tommy Orange has been described as one of the best books of 2018.
Native Sun News Today: Patron of Native arts Ray Hillebrand walks on
Known for his benevolent spirit and quiet philanthropy, Ray Hillenbrand was a longtime supporter of the Native art community.
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation helps foster children thrive
No matter who you are or what your circumstance is, you will always have a home in this tribe.
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Native designer ready for New York debut
Cheyenne and Arapaho citizen and designer Nan Blassingame draws inspiration from tribal culture.
Gallery for Native artists planned instead of 'Medal of Honor' museum
Plans for a Medal of Honor museum have been scrapped following controversy over ties to the Wounded Knee Massacre.
Cronkite News: Band educates fans about issues facing indigenous peoples
Crossfire joins the long history of punk and hardcore bands that have spoken out on issues facing their communities.
Portrait of the late Russell Means fetches $6.3 million at auction
An iconic portrait of Russell Means, created by Andy Warhol, went big on a night of even bigger sales.
UMD News: Country singer from White Earth Nation finds his way to Nashville
Steve Turner honors his heritage, pharmacy career, and love of country music.
Native Sun News Today: Artist honors Native nations with 'Dignity'
Dignity is fifty feet tall. Her moccasins are eight feet long. Her spirit is imperious and humble at the same time.
Native Sun News Today: Lakota pop singer ready to drop latest release
Wanbli Ceya is back home, making music on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
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