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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.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: Apache woman develops 'indispensible' guide (01/22)
If you are looking for present day, solid information about the 566 federally recognized Indian tribes in the U.S. you need look no further than Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Thanksgiving vs. the National Day of Mourning (11/13)
Nipmuc author Larry Spotted Crow Mann explores the National Day of Mourning in a new book.

Filed Under: Opinion
Dean Chavers: Calling out Ward Churchill and other wannabes (10/16)
Dean Chavers shares a portion of his book, Racism in Indian Country, about fake Indians.

Filed Under: Opinion
Darren Bonaparte: Author steals traditional teachings for book (10/09)
Darren Bonaparte pens an open letter to an anonymous author who appropriated Haudenosaunee history for a novel.

Filed Under: National
Adrian Jawort: Oral history of a Cheyenne descendant of Custer (10/07)
A book looks into oral traditions of a relationship between George Armstrong Custer and Monahseetah from the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Filed Under: Education | National
Scientists publish lengthy book based on study of Kennewick Man (08/25)
Scientists have finally published their research into the 9,500-year-old remains of the Kennewick Man.

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