Native America Calling: Culture, athleticism and stickball (January 2, 2023)Stickball is the older, rougher cousin of lacrosse, developed many centuries ago as both a game and a training exercise.
Native America Calling: The importance of tribal museums (December 1, 2022)Tribal museums offer a Native voice for Native history and bring the promise of economic development.
Native Sun News Today: Tim Giago joins Native American Hall of Fame (November 29, 2022)“Write to your people,” the legendary Native journalist Tim Giago would say. “Others will read it too, but your people are your audience.”
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.
‘Long overdue’: Senate passes bill for Native veterans organization (November 21, 2022)A bipartisan bill to advance the work of a Native veterans organization is inching toward final passage as the 117th Congress winds down.
Oneida Indian Nation reclaims cultural property in repatriation ceremony (November 11, 2022)The Oneida Indian Nation has reclaimed more than 1,500 funerary objects and cultural artifacts, as well as a long-overdue apology, from Colgate University.
Native veterans dedicate long-overdue memorial in nation’s capital (November 11, 2022)It’s a rainy day in the nation’s capital for the formal dedication of the National Native American Veterans Memorial.
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.
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 America Calling: Spooky time stories (October 31, 2022)Halloween cries out like a banshee for scary stories and there are many traditional and modern Native narratives that fit the bill.
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.
Native Sun News Today: Native POP Fest takes center stage in Black Hills (September 21, 2022)Musicians from all genres and walks of life graced the stage at the Native People of the Plains POP Fest.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation lives up to treaty obligations to Freedmen (September 6, 2022)A great nation is strong enough to tell the whole story, including those times when we inflicted trauma on others.
Native America Calling: Slow progress for repatriation (August 24, 2022)NAGPRA has been on the books for 30 years but it’s been slow work to return ancestors and cultural property into the care of tribes.
Native America Calling: The Native perspective in ‘Grounded in Clay’ (August 11, 2022)For the first time in a century, Native people have a voice in how a massive collection of pottery is treated.
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.
Native America Calling: Summer at the Native Museum (July 8, 2022)Museums are offering unique Native exhibitions this summer as people are feeling more comfortable traveling and attending public events.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (April 25, 2022)Our “5 Things” Newsletter gives you the info you need to start your week well!
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.
Reconciliation Rising: An Interview with Jordan Dresser (March 23, 2022)In the latest episode of Reconciliation Rising, hear from Jordan Dresser, a documentary filmmaker and chairman of the Northern Arapaho Nation.
Native America Calling: Exhibit highlights Native representation (March 11, 2022)Shinnecock Nation artists feature prominently in an all-Indigenous exhibition in New York.
Self-described ‘agitator’ changes tribal affiliation story after inquiries (February 25, 2022)The leader of New York City’s most prominent and vocal Indigenous group is changing their story after being asked about their tribal affiliation claims.
Native woman takes helm at National Museum of the American Indian (January 19, 2022)A Native woman is making history as the new leader of the National Museum of the American Indian.
Native America Calling: Slavery from an Indigenous perspective (November 25, 2021)The scourge of slavery was an unfortunate reality for Indigenous peoples in the history of North America.
National Museum of the American Indian opens Native Cinema Showcase (November 12, 2021)Celebrate Native American Heritage Month by watching Indigenous cinema from around the world.
Native America Calling: Teaching well: Native New York (November 9, 2021)For far too long, Native history has been presented from a European perspective.
Native America Calling: Slavery from an Indigenous perspective (October 6, 2021)The scourge of slavery was an unfortunate reality for Indigenous people in the history of North America.
Native America Calling: Preston Singletary and multidisciplinary collaboration (September 30, 2021)Multidisciplinary artists like Preston Singletary are drawing inspiration and support from their culture and each other to keep their creativity thriving.
Cronkite News: How ‘Star Wars’ is helping to preserve the Navajo language (September 20, 2021)A long time ago on Indigenous land far, far away…
Native America Calling: The First Americans Museum debuts (September 17, 2021)After years of start-and-stop planning and construction, the First Americans Museum of Oklahoma is opening to the public.
Native America Calling: “Exposure” art exhibit voices nuclear frustrations (September 10, 2021)Indigenous artists from North America and beyond document their relationships with nuclear testing and uranium contamination in a new exhibit.
Museum returns shirt worn by Lakota leader Hollow Horn Bear (July 1, 2021)The Weltkulturen Museum in Germany will hold a press conference on July 8 to discuss the return of a shirt worn by Lakota leader Hollow Horn Bear.
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