Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation welcomes investments in Native languages (January 17, 2023)The Cherokee language is a bedrock of our strength as a tribe.
Native America Calling: When language translations go wrong (January 11, 2023)The federal government issued translations on official documents to help Native people following destructive storms in Alaska. The trouble is, the text is indecipherable.
Auction under fire for sale of items from Battle of Little Bighorn (January 10, 2023)A non-Native collector who claims to know a secret tribal language is selling items that supposedly came from Little Bighorn and other battles. Some have doubts.
Harold Frazier: Nation-to-nation policy must be law of the land (November 30, 2022)Native Sovereign Nations are prior sovereigns, embodying the inalienable and inherent rights of Native Peoples bestowed by our Creator.
Native Sun News Today: Wounded Knee descendants left out of repatriation process (November 28, 2022)The descendants of Chief Spotted Elk, a Lakota leader who was murdered at Wounded Knee in 1890, are speaking out.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation keeps our language alive (November 21, 2022)Cherokee language is core to our culture and our identity as a distinct people.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation cares for our homelands (November 7, 2022)The Cherokee people have always been deeply connected to the land.
Elizabeth Woody: The Museum at Warm Springs celebrates tribal heritage (November 2, 2022)At The Museum at Warm Springs, we celebrate our unique cultures, traditions, histories, arts and languages every month.
Native food sovereignty figure admits no tribal connections (October 21, 2022)A scholar who has made a name for herself in Native food sovereignty has vowed to stop claiming to be of “Mohawk/Mi’kmaq descent” despite doing so for decades.
‘Huge loss for the world’: Lakota cultural bearer Kevin Locke passes on (October 5, 2022)Kevin Locke — renowned hoop dancer, flute player and educator of Lakota language and culture — passed away suddenly at the age of 68.
Native Sun News Today: A brief history of the pow wow (October 4, 2022)The real history of pow wows is being made by people today, by just having pow wows.
‘I am humbled and deeply honored’: Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) joins U.S. Congress (September 15, 2022)Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) delivers her first speech after being sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
‘Just a terrific week’: Native women break new ground in nation’s capital (September 15, 2022)It’s been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government.
Apache Stronghold heads back to court to protect sacred Oak Flat (September 6, 2022)The fight to protect a sacred site from development is once again back in court as defenders of Oak Flat try to stop a huge copper mine on Apache territory.
Cronkite News: Indian boarding schools confront genocidal legacy (August 30, 2022)Few dispute that Indian boarding schools led to more than a century of abuse, systematically seizing Indigenous land, separating children from their families, destroying communities and working to erase tribal languages, religions, cultures and economies.
Native America Calling: Native in the Spotlight with L.A. Williams (August 29, 2022)L.A. Williams is a sports broadcaster from the Navajo Nation. Learn more about her trailblazing career.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation launches new program for Cherokee speakers (August 22, 2022)We understand that saving the Cherokee language is a mission we quite simply cannot fail.
Native America Calling: Merging Native languages with braille (August 22, 2022)The resurgence of language revitalization helps keep cultural connections and exercise sovereignty. But it leaves out those who are visually impaired.
Native leaders join national panel to address derogatory place names (August 16, 2022)The Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names will address racist and derogatory terms across the country.
Charges laid against Native woman reported as missing in Canada (August 8, 2022)Dawn Walker has been accused of faking her disappearance and that of her child in a case that attracted widespread attention in Canada.
Navajo Code Talkers Museum prepares for special celebration (July 12, 2022)The Navajo Code Talkers Museum is breaking ground on a permanent facility to honor the tribal citizens who served in World War II.
Biden administration backs Indian boarding school bill (June 27, 2022)The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Native America Calling: Sixty years of Samoan independence (June 9, 2022)This month marks the 60th anniversary of Samoa’s independence from colonial rule.
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