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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.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Book told from perspective of the colonial invaders (08/19)
Peter d'Errico doesn't think he can finish Empire of the Summer Moon, a book about the war against the Comanche Nation, because the opening pages are filled with questionable assertions.

Filed Under: Opinion
John Christian Hopkins: How I became a writer at a young age (08/18)
John Christian Hopkins on how he became a writer at a young age on Narragansett tribal territory in Rhode Island.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Judging our nations by white man's thinking (08/11)
Steven Newcomb debunks some of the wild assertions made about Indian history and policy in America: Imagine a World without Her by Dinesh D’Souza.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: 'Buffalo Shout Salmon Cry' takes on colonialism (08/11)
Peter d'Errico praises Buffalo Shout, Salmon Cry: Conversations on Creation, Land Justice, and Life Together for its 'courageous' critique of Christian colonialism.

Filed Under: Law | National
Al Jazeera: Four adopted Indian women discover their heritage (08/08)
Al Jazeera shares stories from women who discovered their Indian roots after being adopted.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment
Review: 'Unreal City' exploits coal from Hopi and Navajo tribes (07/29)
A favorable review of Unreal City, a book about coal mining on the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Brando Skyhorse finds out truth about his 'Indian' dad (07/16)
A favorable review of Take This Man: A Memoir by author Brando Skyhorse, who was raised thinking that his father was an imprisoned Indian activist.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Author shares story of life on Yakama Nation (07/02)
Steven Newcomb urges readers to pick up two works by author David Edward Walker.

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