Native America Calling: Native fictional future perspective (January 13, 2023)The creators of the new Avatar sequel continue what they see as a science fiction account of colonialism and Indigenous resistance. But it’s getting plenty of push-back from Native audiences.
Native America Calling: Publishing on your own (December 7, 2022)A growing number of Native writers are turning to self-publishing — and there’s a number of supportive organizations and independent publishers that can help.
Native America Calling: Native forensics: the science of justice (December 6, 2022)Crimes involving Native people and renewed scrutiny of past boarding school practices highlight the importance of Native forensic professionals.
Native America Calling: New Native children’s books (November 11, 2022)A number of new Native children’s books make great bedtime stories, especially for those hungry little book worms.
Native America Calling: Honoring Native veterans (November 8, 2022)This Veterans Day, officials are formally dedicating the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.
Native America Calling: New on the Native Bookshelf (October 7, 2022)Friday on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce hears from Native authors and poets as they discuss works on the Native Bookshelf.
Native America Calling: The new book-banning trend (August 15, 2022)There’s a new surge of efforts to ban books by Native authors and other works that challenge colonial conventional wisdom.
ICT: The legacy of Tim Giago (July 25, 2022)The founder of modern Indian journalism has passed on. Tim Giago was 88 years old.
Native America Calling: Honoring Wilma Mankiller (June 15, 2022)Wilma Mankiller’s image on the U.S. quarter is the latest recognition for the pioneering Cherokee Nation leader.
Native America Calling: Dark Winds series premieres on AMC (June 10, 2022)AMC’s new television series, Dark Winds, is a thriller set in the 1970s on the Navajo Nation.
Native America Calling: Becoming Story with Greg Sarris (June 3, 2022)In his new memoir, Greg Sarris gives voice to all Indigenous people’s connection to land and culture as he recounts his own personal journey.
People’s World: Tribal site continues to inspire and educate (April 14, 2022)Great cities abounded in ancient Native America, including the Spiro Mounds in eastern Oklahoma.
Gabe Galanda: Addressing civil rights in Indian Country (March 7, 2022)The dehumanization threatens tribal national existence; without the People, there are no nations.
Kaiser Health News: Navajo Nation deals with consequences of uranium mining (February 17, 2022)On July 16, 1979, a dam broke at a uranium mine, releasing 1,100 tons of radioactive waste and pouring 94 million gallons of contaminated water onto the Navajo Nation.
Celeste Pedri-Spade: Self-indigenization has become a real problem (January 27, 2022)What we are facing has been, and continues to be, a settler colonial crisis, which under its current guise, seeks to replace us.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month with ‘The Diné Reader’ (December 17, 2021)“The Diné Reader: An Anthology of Navajo Literature” brings together many voices to speak about the life and culture of the Diné Nation.
MSU News: Northern Cheyenne author wins award for history of his people (December 6, 2021)Leo Killsback, associate professor at Montana State University, has won the Western History Association’s 2021 Donald Fixico Book Award for his two-volume history of the Cheyenne Nation.
Joanne Shenandoah-Tekaliwakwa, 1957-2021 (December 6, 2021)She had a bright voice like liquid gold, a luminous heart and a magnetic smile. Joanne Shenandoah-Tekaliwakwa was a multi-talented musician, humanitarian and matriarch.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month: “Gaa-Pi-Izhiwebak” (November 17, 2021)The Aanjibimaadizing, a program of the Mille Lacs Band, is committed to keeping Indigenous language thriving.
Tim Giago: Thoughts on Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month (November 15, 2021)From Sean Sherman aka The Sioux Chef to poet laureate Joy Harjo, here are ways you can observe Native American Heritage Month.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (October 27, 2021)One Indigenous author is challenging common notions of when the Indigenous story began in the Western Hemisphere.
Native America Calling: The Menu (October 22, 2021)Learn about The Sioux Chef Sean Sherman’s new restaurant and more in the debut of The Menu, a new food program on Native America Calling.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (September 29, 2021)September’s Book of the Month is a creative effort that showcases work by Native artists and stimulates the brain, providing entertainment in the process.
Gaylord News: Poet laureate Joy Harjo begins historic third term (September 28, 2021)Joy Harjo, the first Native woman to serve as the nation’s poet laureate, has begun her historic third term — an honor previously bestowed only once.
Tim Giago: The dark legacy of the boarding schools (September 21, 2021)Indian boarding schools had a dramatic impact upon the lives of thousands of Native children.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (August 31, 2021)Native America Calling welcomes Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians author Angeline Boulley to discuss her novel “Firekeeper’s Daughter.”
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (July 28, 2021)Navajo writer Brian Young’s debut novel “Healer of the Water Monster” features the story of Nathan who makes a trip to his grandmother’s place.
Native America Calling: Native in the Spotlight (July 7, 2021)Rep. Sharice Davids ( D-Kansas), a citizen of the Ho-Chunk Nation, took time from her busy schedule in Congress to write a children’s book.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (June 30, 2021)Clayton Thomas-Muller is sharing his life story in his new book “Life in the City of Dirty Water.”
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (May 27, 2021)Resilience and strong faith are two of the cornerstones supporting Katherine Gottlieb’s dynamic memoir.
Native America Calling: “Copper Yearning” by Kimberly Blaeser (April 28, 2021)White Earth Ojibwe poet Kimberly Blaeser is helping celebrate National Poetry Month by sharing her book “Copper Yearning.”
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (March 30, 2021)Get ready to expand how you take in story with Native America Calling’s March Book of the Month author Leanne Betasamosake Simpson.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (February 24, 2021)In “Even As We Breathe” by Cherokee author Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, cultures of fictional characters collide in the time of World War II.
Native women win major award for ‘Water Protectors’ book (January 27, 2021)A book inspired by the movement at Standing Rock is educating young people around the world about Native rights.
Native America Calling: The value of Native-owned bookstores (January 22, 2021)The number of Native-owned bookstores remains small, but it’s growing.
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