Wes Studi will make Oscar history by receiving an Academy of Motion Pictures honorary award in October 2019.
'Molly of Denali' is the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaska Native lead character.
There are still many creative and very talented beaders in Indian Country.
Curtis St. Cyr gained notoriety playing harmonica and singing the blues. But he also dedicated his life to his people and his family.
Joy Harjo, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, has been named the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States.
'There There' by Tommy Orange has been described as one of the best books of 2018.


Known for his benevolent spirit and quiet philanthropy, Ray Hillenbrand was a longtime supporter of the Native art community.

No matter who you are or what your circumstance is, you will always have a home in this tribe.

Cheyenne and Arapaho citizen and designer Nan Blassingame draws inspiration from tribal culture.

Plans for a Medal of Honor museum have been scrapped following controversy over ties to the Wounded Knee Massacre.

Crossfire joins the long history of punk and hardcore bands that have spoken out on issues facing their communities.

An iconic portrait of Russell Means, created by Andy Warhol, went big on a night of even bigger sales.

Steve Turner honors his heritage, pharmacy career, and love of country music.

Dignity is fifty feet tall. Her moccasins are eight feet long. Her spirit is imperious and humble at the same time.

Wanbli Ceya is back home, making music on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

'Intervention Piece' by Edgar Heap of Birds is on display at the St. Louis Art Museum.

'The Fourth World' by George Manuel richly deserves its status as a foundational work.

The Cherokee Nation supported a state law that required 'Indian' art to be produced by citizens of federally recognized tribes.

Citizens of state recognized tribes can once again sell their goods in Oklahoma without being fined or imprisoned.

Salish artist Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith's work is centered by her strong traditional beliefs and political activism.

Native women are changing the narrative as they continue to secure safety for their sisters.

I want to speak but I cannot and the face is becoming hazy in the crowd.

The Heard Museum in Arizona highlights the personal stories of students who attended Indian boarding schools.

Since opening in 2015, HeSapa Enterprises has steadily grown in size and services provided to customers

Seven non-Indians, including three people in the Philippines, have been indicted for allegedly violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and other federal laws.

Bacone College in Oklahoma is reconnecting with its storied past as a center of Indian art and culture.

As is the case in many of the Oscars over the years, Native and indigenous peoples get little mention for their contributions to American storytelling.

For years, the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum has sat dormant, but construction is finally resuming.

The late Joan Mondale was an ally of the first order and one who is remembered with respect and fondness in many Native families and homelands.

'Weavings explain where we came from and who we are.'

John Wayne, the actor who rose to fame as an Indian fighter on screen, had some questionable views about the first Americans.

'Neither Wolf nor Dog' tells a story about trying to write another man’s life story, his beliefs, his history, his inner spirit.

Telling the Cherokee story – our history, our heritage – is a skill that our people have passed down from one generation to the next.

When he was 13, Bobby Von Martin lived in a hotel known by some as a drug den.

When you get a group of women together, give them each something creative to work on and let them talk, two kinds of beautiful happen.

Native artists, elders and playwrights are among the beneficiaries of $5 million in Creative Capital Awards.