Top officials take on violence against indigenous women and girls in North America (October 17, 2016)
The first-ever meeting of the North American Working Group on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls took place at the White House.
Obama administration hails increase in Indian student graduation rates (October 17, 2016)
According to the White House, 71.6 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives completed high school, a big improvement from just a few years ago.
Republicans upset with lack of criminal charges in Gold King Mine disaster (October 17, 2016)
An August 2015 spill at the abandoned mine in Colorado sent at estimated 3 million gallons of toxic waste into the waters of three reservations.
Indian Health Service hires deputy medical officer in Great Plains (October 17, 2016)
The Indian Health Service continues to address quality of care issues in a troubled region of the country.
Mary Annette Pember: Kitchen serves the #NoDAPL movement (October 17, 2016)
'People were busy cutting, chopping, washing, hauling, frying in an unending assembly line that dwarfed any powwow, ceremony or funeral feast ever seen.'
Harlan McKosato: Interview with Hillary Clinton supporter Deb Haaland (October 17, 2016)
'In order for us to do well, we need to have a Democratic President in the White House.'
Mark Trahant: A Democratic House isn't a long shot thanks to Donald Trump (October 17, 2016)
Early in the election cycle I made a prediction: I said if Donald Trump was the Republican nominee, the House would be in play for the Democrats.
Indigenous communities in Nicaragua facing deadly attacks (October 17, 2016)
At least 30 indigenous people have been killed as new settlers seek more land and more resources.
Native architect in Canada files complaint over U.S. baseball team's racist mascot (October 17, 2016)
Douglas Cardinal has 'had enough' of the offensive Cleveland team's mascot.
Native women and youth on 400-mile Potomac River Water Walk (October 17, 2016)
Sharon Day: 'All the while, we’re speaking to that water. We’re telling the water how much we care about her.'
Tuffy Lunderman: Five hundred years of Indian Country resilience (October 17, 2016)
Because the Lakota lacked an immigration policy they went from being 100 percent of the population to approximately 1 percent today.
James Giago Davies: Honoring traditional and modern knowledge (October 17, 2016)
We cannot truly understand the world we live in until we can honor both.
David Ganje: White House interferes with tribal water rights settlements (October 17, 2016)
I used to think the unworkable Bureau of Indian Affairs was one of the least helpful agencies in federal government.
Native Sun News Today: All positive roads begin at the powwow (October 17, 2016)
From the powwow springs many positive things in life, which can be directly connected to the spirituality sewn into the songs, dances and regalia.
Tim Giago: Our 'founding fathers' weren't so kind to Indian people (October 17, 2016)
It is still difficult for many Native Americans to look upon these white men as their founding fathers.
Steve Russell: Donald Trump continues to grope for more votes (October 17, 2016)
'Donald Trump has had a Woman Problem from day one, but this latest move is not going to help.'
Mike Myers: Leech Lake Band takes lead in solar development (October 17, 2016)
'As privately held Indigenous nation chartered companies we sit in a unique position.'
Lynn Armitage: Why this Native woman supports Donald Trump (October 17, 2016)
Oneida Nation citizen: 'I am a politically incorrect Indian.'
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