Jacqueline Keeler: Why reading Sherman Alexie was never enough (March 12, 2018)

As the #MeToo spotlight moves to Indian Country, epidemic violence against Native women meets tokenism in publishing.

Albert Bender: Thought-provoking 'Hostiles' deserves to be seen (March 12, 2018)

The latest Indigenous big-screen movie Hostiles has more redemptive qualities than not.

Penobscot Nation man wins $40,000 in racial discrimination lawsuit (March 9, 2018)

Jason Brown, a jeweler and citizen of the Penobscot Nation, had to put up with being called 'Big Indian' and even hearing the n-word at work.

Sherman Alexie caused hurt even before sexual harassment scandal (March 6, 2018)

Even before the sexual harassment scandal broke, some in Indian Country questioned Sherman Alexie's treatment of women and youth.

Native women go on record with NPR about dealings with Sherman Alexie (March 5, 2018)

Three women went on the record with NPR about their dealings with Sherman Alexie and said they felt pressured into sexual situations with the award-winning writer.

Oscars see a bit of diversity on stage with Native presenter and performance (March 5, 2018)

Hollywood isn't a place where Native Americans will find a lot of opportunities but some signs of change were seen during the industry's biggest night of the year.

Cherokee actor Wes Studi selected as presenter for Oscar ceremony (February 28, 2018)

Actor Wes Studi, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, will be one of the presenters at the 90th Academy Awards.

Sherman Alexie breaks silence after allegations of sexual harassment (February 28, 2018)

One of Indian Country’s most celebrated authors is facing a mounting wave of allegations of sexual harassment.

Kevin Noble Maillard: I took 7th grade students to see 'Black Panther' (February 20, 2018)

Black Panther is shattering box office records with its African superhero storyline. What do kids think about it?

Yurok Tribe hosts screening of film focused on traditional justice (February 12, 2018)

Attendees of the National Congress of American Indians winter meeting will learn more about traditional forms of justice as part of an event hosted by the Yurok Tribe.

Native veterans memorial in nation's capital sees major progress (February 5, 2018)

A memorial to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiians is taking a major step forward in the nation's capital.

Native Sun News Today: Museum explores Native and African tricksters (January 29, 2018)

A new exhibit at Crazy Horse Memorial celebrates the similarities between West African and Lakota cultures and their belief in the spider as a trickster

Mark Trahant: Indian Country needs more stories like 'Sovereignty' play (January 29, 2018)

Indian Country needs a canon of stories. A collection of memory that every child knows growing up.

Suzan Shown Harjo: 'Hostiles' film depicts Native people as humans (January 29, 2018)

People need to see Hostiles because it is a demarcation point in the evolution of the western.

Cherokee playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle targets 'racist narrative' (January 26, 2018)

Mary Kathryn Nagle, an attorney and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is a campaign to overturn a U.S. Supreme Court decision that limits tribal sovereignty.

Cherokee playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle secures U.S. Artists Award (January 22, 2018)

Mary Kathryn Nagle, an attorney and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has won a $50,000 United States Artists Award.

Mary Kathryn Nagle debuts 'Sovereignty' play at theater in nation's capital (January 17, 2018)

A new play by Mary Kathryn Nagle, an attorney and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, shares an intensely personal story.

Native Sun News Today: 'Water Protectors' film heralds unsung Lakota heroes (January 15, 2018)

'The Water Protectors of Wakpa Waste' tells the stories of water protectors who led the historic fight against Big Oil and corporate greed.

Osage Nation's 'Reign of Terror' gains renewed attention with book and film (January 11, 2018)

Jim Gray won’t forget. His parents made sure of that, naming him for a great-grandfather who fell victim to greed and racism, along with so many Osage people.

Native actress Irene Bedard lands role of co-president in star-studded video (January 8, 2018)

A star-studded new video from JAY-Z features the legendary Native actress Irene Bedard.

Native Sun News Today Review: Book looks into heritage of activist Russell Means (December 11, 2017)

Russell Means was mostly Wasicu, and he has not one drop of Oglala blood, a new book asserts.

Native punk rock band Sihasin 'excited' after being featured in new car commercial (December 7, 2017)

A holiday song performed by Sihasin, a brother and sister duo from the Navajo Nation, has landed in a national advertising campaign.

Native Sun News Today: Lakota father and son make history with art exhibition (December 4, 2017)

The Dahl Arts Center near downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, is featuring the first ever Lakota father/son art exhibit.

Northern Cree drum group nominated for Grammy award in 'regional roots' category (November 28, 2017)

Nominations for the 60th annual Grammy awards were released on Tuesday, with indigenous musicians again relegated to a single category.

Native Sun News Today: Young Lakota man uses music to heal from life traumas (November 28, 2017)

As a child in the foster care system, Alberto 'Bert' Malcom, was bounced from family to family across South Dakota before being adopted to a family in Nebraska.

Native Sun News Today: Tribal culture and poetry inspires new collaboration (November 22, 2017)

In Rivers, Wings & Sky, showcased at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books, poet Norma C. Wilson and artist Nancy Losacker reveal a shared passion for protecting the natural heritage of the Northern Great Plains.

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe distances film from Hollywood producer accused of assault (November 16, 2017)

The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe and the producers of the critically-acclaimed Wind River film have cut ties with a prominent Hollywood executive who has been accused of numerous incidents of sexual assault.

Aura Bogado: Let activists lead their own movements instead of the 'White saviors' (October 25, 2017)

Activists who come to command without listening to those they’re ostensibly helping produce a devastation that makes the project of systemic oppression that much easier.

Native Sun News Today: New creative space forms community around Indian artists (October 24, 2017)

Racing Magpie owner Peter Strong sees art as a solution. A tool for communication, a vehicle for change.

Kelly Hayes: New documentary remembers Standing Rock in beauty and catastrophe (October 24, 2017)

The Standing Rock I knew was not a mystical place with a uniform perspective. It was a complex place—an experiment in love, hope, courage, and solidarity.

All-Native band Warpath from California mixes heavy metal with tribal elements (October 11, 2017)

Warpath is an all-Native band from southern California that mixes heavy metal with traditional drums and rattles.

Filmmaker Chris Eyre helps shed light on 1997 theft of foot from colonial statue (October 4, 2017)

A decades-old mystery in New Mexico and the history behind it is gaining renewed attention thanks to Native filmmaker Chris Eyre.

YES! Magazine: Water protectors return to Standing Rock for healing ceremony (October 2, 2017)

The camps are gone now, but the awakening to protect the water, land, and tribal sovereignty continues.

Native Sun News Today: Native imagery inspires artwork in downtown Rapid City (September 28, 2017)

Rapid City in South Dakota is becoming a haven for Great Plains art, including imagery reflective of and sacred to local tribes.

Museum announces $14.5 million upgrade to Hall of Northwest Coast Indians (September 26, 2017)

The American Museum of Natural History will work with tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada to update its Hall of Northwest Coast Indians.