"The Oglala, Crow Creek, Yankton, Flandreau Santee, Cheyenne River, Sisseton Wahpeton and the Standing Rock Sioux. The Ponca, Omaha, Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho. The Chippewa Cree and the Winnebago. The Blackfeet Nation. These tribal names conjure images of people...
NMAI focuses on the environment with exhibit and Earth festival (July 22, 2011)
The National Museum of the American Indian is focusing on environment issues with a new exhibit on climate change. "Conversations with the Earth: Indigenous Voices on Climate Change" opens today. It's the first of its kind devoted to indigenous science...
Letter: Arizona dust storms made with 'whoop of Indian's dance' (July 22, 2011)
"Excuse me, Mr. Weatherman! Who gave you the right to use the word "haboob" in describing our recent dust storm? While you may think there are similarities, don't forget that in these parts our dust is mixed with the whoop...
Mississippi Choctaw council won't reverse order for new election (July 22, 2011)
The tribal council of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians met on Thursday but did not take action to reverse their order for a new chief's election. The election is scheduled for September 6. Incumbent Beasley Denson and challenger Phyliss...
Census 2010 shows massive jump in Pima population in Arizona (July 22, 2011)
The number of people who identify themselves as Pima jumped a whopping 202 percent in the last decade, according to the 2010 Census. The three Pima tribes that make their home in the state made a bigger push for their...
In The Loop: BIA cuts down contingent for 'pricey' consultation (July 22, 2011)
"Loop Fans, sweltering here in this nasty heat wave, may recall Friday’s item about an excellent gathering in early August in lovely Bar Harbor, Maine of the Interior Department’s Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal/Interior Budget Council. About 20 headquarters employees...
Magazine: Muscogee elders beat the heat in Washington DC tour (July 22, 2011)
"Weegie Clark, a member of the Koweta Indian Community in Oklahoma, wants out of the National Museum of American History. She has had enough of art she thinks she could make herself, enough of the $22 lunches. What she...
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe guided by uneducated leaders (July 22, 2011)
The following opinion by Jeffrey Whalen, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, appears in the current issue of the Native Sun News. All content © Native Sun News. Pine Ridge is in for a big funding squeeze in the...
Girl was bitten while feeding baby bear at Eastern Cherokee zoo (July 22, 2011)
A nine-year-old girl was bitten in the hand while feeding a baby bear at a zoo run by a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The girl is now the star of a new billboard from People for...
Microsoft apologizes for unauthorized use of Tulalip Tribes name (July 22, 2011)
Technology giant Microsoft apologized to the Tulalip Tribes of Washington for using their name without authorization. The tribe met with Microsoft to find out why "Tulalip" was used on Socl.com, a social networking site that is apparently under development at...
Rep. Kildee announces retirement after over 30 years of service (July 22, 2011)
Rep. Dale Kildee (D-Michigan), one of the strongest advocates for Indian issues in Congress, announced his retirement after more than 30 years of service. He will not seek re-election in 2012. Kildee began serving in the House in 1977. But...
"I recently downloaded a list of Jesuits—priests, brothers and deacons—who have been accused of sexual abuse of children and, presumably, adult parishioners as well. The list is more than 130 names and gives the year of ordination, current status (accused,...
Ross Racine: Opening the doors to successful Indian agriculture (July 22, 2011)
"Being a part of the White House “Champions of Change” is both an honor and humbling experience. It was an honor to be in the presence of the President and humbling as there are thousands out there who have accomplished...
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