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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
PEN interview with award-winning poet and musician Joy Harjo (07/15)
PEN America guest editor Natalie Diaz talks to poet and musician Joy Harjo. A member of the Mvskoke Creek Nation, Harjo lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Education | National
Mary Annette Pember: Sharing stories from boarding schools (06/29)
Denise Lajimodiere, a member of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa tribe, is working on a book containing ten of the most powerful survivor stories she’s collected over the past few years.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Sherman Alexie to release 'Thunder Boy Jr.' picture book in 2016 (06/26)
The book, to be released in May 2016, tells the story of a young boy with the same name as his father.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Book explores Mandan people's history of survival (06/11)
'Encounters at the Heart of the World' is a portrayal of Mandan survivance, in the face of Christian missionaries, proto-capitalist traders, Old World plagues, colonial usurpers, new technologies, and American military force.

Filed Under: Abramoff Scandal | Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Dennis Hastert failed to respond to Abramoff scandal (06/10)
Congress today has among the lowest approval ratings that it’s ever had—down there with cockroaches and root canals.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Harry Potter author hints of Native American angle in new film (06/10)
J.K. Rowling dropped hints of 'indigenous magic' and unnamed 'tribes' on Twitter.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
David Treuer: Andrew Jackson turned on Cherokee Nation allies (05/27)
The story of the Cherokee removal has been told many times, but never before has a single book given us such a sense of how it happened.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: A son leads his father into the wild with 'Medicine Walk' (05/22)
Though death saturates these pages, not a word here is lugubrious. Though revelations abound, there are no cheap surprises.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux elder stars in forthcoming film (05/20)
Neither Wolf nor Dog was shot on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and stars Lakota elder David Beautiful Bald Eagle.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Davies: What will Mitakuye Oyasin mean in the future? (05/07)
What if there had been no Columbus, no European discovery of the New World—given enough time, what kind of civilization would the aboriginal inhabitants have built?

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Tim Giago to discuss book on boarding school (04/28)
The former editor and publisher of Native Sun News will be a guest on Karl Gerke’s afternoon talk show on South Dakota Public Radio.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Author brings Lakota heritage to stewardship (04/27)
A natural resources management system based on traditional Lakota values, developed by Richard Sherman, Cante T’inza (Strong Heart), Oglala from Pine Ridge, has been selected for special honor by Australia.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education
Professor receives Pulitzer Prize for book about Mandan Tribe (04/21)
Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People shares the story of the tribe that helped the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Filed Under: Health | World
Yanomami Tribe buries blood samples studied without consent (04/13)
Nearly 2,700 samples were returned to the tribe after they were taken during the 1960s and subjected to scientific study.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich receives Library of Congress prize (03/17)
The writer from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians will receive the award at the National Book Festival in September.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Charles Kader: Amazing story of boxing champion Marvin Camel (03/13)
Camel described growing up as a multiracial Native youth on the Flathead Reservation as very difficult, with his greatest antagonists being his fellow tribal members.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Book details US defeat at hands of tribal nations (03/10)
Professor Colin Calloway's new book chronicles how a confederation of Native nations defeated the U.S. Army when it invaded Indian lands across the Ohio River in 1791.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Interview: Author Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on indigenous history (02/09)
Street Roots News interviews Roxanne-Dunbar-Ortiz, the author of An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning American History).

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Interview: Ojibwe author David Treuer discusses latest novel (02/05)
"Prudence" focuses on Frankie Washburn, who returns to his ancestral home in rural Minnesota before heading off to serve in World War II.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Ojibwe author David Treuer spins vivid tale in 'Prudence' (02/02)
Natural-born storyteller David Treuer spins a vivid, sorrowful tale at a lakeside resort and in a nearby reservation town in northern Minnesota.

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