Osage Nation's 'Reign of Terror' gains renewed attention with book and film (January 11, 2018)

Jim Gray won’t forget. His parents made sure of that, naming him for a great-grandfather who fell victim to greed and racism, along with so many Osage people.

Native actress Irene Bedard lands role of co-president in star-studded video (January 8, 2018)

A star-studded new video from JAY-Z features the legendary Native actress Irene Bedard.

Native Sun News Today Review: Book looks into heritage of activist Russell Means (December 11, 2017)

Russell Means was mostly Wasicu, and he has not one drop of Oglala blood, a new book asserts.

Native punk rock band Sihasin 'excited' after being featured in new car commercial (December 7, 2017)

A holiday song performed by Sihasin, a brother and sister duo from the Navajo Nation, has landed in a national advertising campaign.

Native Sun News Today: Lakota father and son make history with art exhibition (December 4, 2017)

The Dahl Arts Center near downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, is featuring the first ever Lakota father/son art exhibit.

Northern Cree drum group nominated for Grammy award in 'regional roots' category (November 28, 2017)

Nominations for the 60th annual Grammy awards were released on Tuesday, with indigenous musicians again relegated to a single category.

Native Sun News Today: Young Lakota man uses music to heal from life traumas (November 28, 2017)

As a child in the foster care system, Alberto 'Bert' Malcom, was bounced from family to family across South Dakota before being adopted to a family in Nebraska.

Native Sun News Today: Tribal culture and poetry inspires new collaboration (November 22, 2017)

In Rivers, Wings & Sky, showcased at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books, poet Norma C. Wilson and artist Nancy Losacker reveal a shared passion for protecting the natural heritage of the Northern Great Plains.

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe distances film from Hollywood producer accused of assault (November 16, 2017)

The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe and the producers of the critically-acclaimed Wind River film have cut ties with a prominent Hollywood executive who has been accused of numerous incidents of sexual assault.

Aura Bogado: Let activists lead their own movements instead of the 'White saviors' (October 25, 2017)

Activists who come to command without listening to those they’re ostensibly helping produce a devastation that makes the project of systemic oppression that much easier.

Native Sun News Today: New creative space forms community around Indian artists (October 24, 2017)

Racing Magpie owner Peter Strong sees art as a solution. A tool for communication, a vehicle for change.

Kelly Hayes: New documentary remembers Standing Rock in beauty and catastrophe (October 24, 2017)

The Standing Rock I knew was not a mystical place with a uniform perspective. It was a complex place—an experiment in love, hope, courage, and solidarity.

All-Native band Warpath from California mixes heavy metal with tribal elements (October 11, 2017)

Warpath is an all-Native band from southern California that mixes heavy metal with traditional drums and rattles.

Filmmaker Chris Eyre helps shed light on 1997 theft of foot from colonial statue (October 4, 2017)

A decades-old mystery in New Mexico and the history behind it is gaining renewed attention thanks to Native filmmaker Chris Eyre.

YES! Magazine: Water protectors return to Standing Rock for healing ceremony (October 2, 2017)

The camps are gone now, but the awakening to protect the water, land, and tribal sovereignty continues.

Native Sun News Today: Native imagery inspires artwork in downtown Rapid City (September 28, 2017)

Rapid City in South Dakota is becoming a haven for Great Plains art, including imagery reflective of and sacred to local tribes.

Museum announces $14.5 million upgrade to Hall of Northwest Coast Indians (September 26, 2017)

The American Museum of Natural History will work with tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada to update its Hall of Northwest Coast Indians.

Mary Annette Pember: New mural is a symbol of Native resilience in Minnesota (September 25, 2017)

The American Indian Community Housing Organization and Honor the Earth unveiled a mural that demonstrates the resilience of Native women, Mary Annette Pember reports.

New Yorker features Meskwaki word-songs performed by poet Ray Young Bear (September 19, 2017)

Poet and novelist Ray Young Bear, a citizen of the Meskwaki Tribe, has published two word-songs in The New Yorker.

Native Sun News Today: Black Hills Unity Concert honors #NoDAPL participants (September 18, 2017)

The Black Hills Unity Concert honored several invited guests for their various contributions to tribal nations, community leadership and environmental activism.

Controversy lingers over 'Scaffold' sculpture depicting hangings of Dakota men (September 14, 2017)

A museum in Minnesota continues to face questions in connection with a controversial sculpture that depicted the execution of 38 Dakota men in 1862.

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate citizens share original works with Lakota Music Project (September 14, 2017)

Eight citizens of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate are debuting their original compositions as part of the Lakota Music Project in South Dakota.

Native Sun News Today: New book shares the secret stories of Sioux Code Talkers (September 12, 2017)

Andrea Page (Standing Rock Sioux) began researching her Sioux Code Talkers book more than 20 years ago.

New film 'Woman Walks Ahead' explores final days of Sitting Bill at Standing Rock (September 12, 2017)

A new film explores the final days of Sitting Bull although the primary character is a non-Indian woman who faced criticism for associating with the revered Lakota leader.

Native Sun News Today: Artist captures life in Rosebud Reservation border town (August 25, 2017)

Growing up on the periphery of the Rosebud Reservation, artist Jane Seaton enjoyed a childhood unlike many others.

Charles Kader: 'Wind River' film trafficks in marginalized death in Indian Country (August 17, 2017)

‘Wind River' is a film about marginalized death on Native lands, passing for entertainment for middle-class voyeurs often amazed that any Natives are still alive, Charles Kader writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Peter d'Errico: Indigenous music shines through despite invasion and colonization (August 8, 2017)

Native peoples provide creative energies to the world, despite invasion and colonization, Peter d'Errico writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Film set on Wind River Reservation boasts Native cast and tribal financing (August 3, 2017)

Wind River, a film set and shot on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, is opening in theaters this week.

Pueblo artist Virgil Ortiz announces jewelry collaboration with Smithsonian (August 2, 2017)

Virgil Ortiz, an artist from Cochiti Pueblo, is debuting an ambitious new collection as part of a collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian.

Acclaimed 'Rumble' documentary shares Indian influence in popular music (August 1, 2017)

A new documentary about the influence of Indian musicians in popular music is playing in theaters in the United States and Canada.

Review: Fictional book about 'Lakota' people deserves benefit of the doubt (July 21, 2017)

Readers of Quiet Until the Thaw are going to find its contents rather familiar -- it's essentially a fictional account of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Witness list for field hearing on Indian Arts and Crafts Act in New Mexico (July 5, 2017)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be taking testimony on the Indian Arts and Crafts Act on Friday, July 7.

Tiffany Midge: Hey there are other Native writers besides Sherman Alexie (July 3, 2017)

Even though you’ve never conceived of there being any other indigenous authors besides Sherman Alexie, does not mean that no other indigenous authors exist, Tiffany Midge writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Opinion: Don't be fooled by Jimmie Durham's claims of Cherokee heritage (June 26, 2017)

Jimmie Durham’s indigenous identity has always been a fabrication and remains one, Cherokee artists, scholars and citizens write on Indian Country Media Network.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs headed to New Mexico for hearing (June 26, 2017)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hitting the road again, this time for a hearing on the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.