Choke holds are extremely dangerous as they cut off blood-and thereby air-to the brain which can result in cardiac arrest, strokes and seizures.
'We hope for change,' says MIGIZI student Ambersky Stevens. 'It shouldn’t have taken a man to die in order for people to understand.'
'George was the biggest gentle giant ever,' Selwyn Jones said of his nephew, George Floyd, who was killed by police officers.
The Trump administration's efforts to address the crisis of the missing and murdered in Indian Country are being undermined by the president himself, Native women asserted as outrage over police violence continues to sweep the nation.
In Canada and the U.S., Native people have been attacked and died at the hands of the police, at times in the most brutal of ways.
It was a federal judge's mistake but it forced the Trump administration into disclosing the troubles tribes are facing as they seek the COVID-19 funds they were promised two months ago.
The killing of George Floyd by police officers has set off a firestorm in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, home to a large urban Indian community.
Among COVID-19’s disruptions are bare supermarket shelves and items available yesterday but nowhere to be found today. As you seek ways to replace them, you can look to Native gardens for ideas and inspiration.
Later this month there will be a meeting of peoples from the Dakota, Nakota, Lakota and Ojibwe nations.
The Fourteenth Annual Red Lake Community Wellness Gathering took place at Red Lake Nation College in Minnesota.
There is a grassroots movement of Indigenous communities taking back their power and authority as sovereign nations.
Appearing in public with President Donald Trump can be toxic. How did it go for the tribal leaders who met with him at the White House?
He didn't offend anyone. He didn't brag about himself. He didn't lash out at his opponents. He was just the president, among a group of tribal leaders.
A bill to provide a safe and stable homeland for the Prairie Island Indian Community has been introduced in the 116th Congress.
The public hanging of 38 Dakota men was the largest mass execution in U.S. history. Two others were executed at later date.
These waters were, and are, the very pulse of Ojibwe traditional culture.
From Amy Klobuchar's 'I care' moment to Steve Bullock's defense of the Indian Child Welfare Act, here's a recap of what you might have missed.
The Prairie Island Indian Community continues efforts to provide a safe and stable homeland for its people.
Voters of the White Earth Nation are going to the polls to elect a new chairman.
Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe, is the majority owner of a modular home building company.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s new cultural center, Hocokata Ti, opens to the public on July 26, 2019.
Legislation to protect ancestral and sacred tribal lands is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is taking testimony on tribal homelands and tribal treaty bills.
Land bills for tribes in California, Minnesota and Washington, plus a bill affecting a disputed treaty in Oregon, are on the Capitol Hill agenda.
Steve Turner honors his heritage, pharmacy career, and love of country music.
Are you ready for the Duluth Eskimos? Because someone in the NFL thinks it's 'cool.'
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan of the White Earth Nation shoulders a uniquely Native responsibility when it comes to governing.
Amber Christine Hopkins was a 31-year-old citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate who went missing in Minnesota's largest city.
Terrence “Terry” Tibbetts served the White Earth Nation for more than three decades.
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is speaking out after a train carrying coal derailed on the reservation in northern Minnesota.
Finally, plant species have rights, too.
Efforts are building across the nation to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native women.
Chairman Darrell G. Seki, Sr. will provide his annual address to the Red Lake Nation on February 22.
A candlelight vigil will call attention to missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and the failure to address what has been called a national crisis.
Time is running out for tribes to see action on their legislative agenda as lawmakers prepare to wrap up the 115th session of Congress.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community continues to share its good fortune with Indian Country.
Minnesota's first Native lieutenant governor and her running mate are visiting Indian Country after their historic win on Election Day.
While covering the midterms from Minnesota, I couldn't help but feel the pride my mother would have felt had she lived to see this day.
Peggy Flanagan, a citizen of the White Earth Nation, will be the first Native lieutenant governor of Minnesota.
Election Day is finally here and Native candidates across the nation are hoping to secure victory at the polls in what has become a landmark year for the Native vote.
Debra Call, a Democrat, fears the lives of Native citizens in Alaska will be put at risk if her Republican opponent wins on November 6.
Minnesota voters are considering three Native candidates from three different political parties in this election.
Native candidates are bringing something new to the larger national discourse.
The National Indian Education Association is undergoing significant change as it approaches its 50th anniversary.
A federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 as unconstitutional.
A citizen of the Cherokee Nation is hoping to become Oklahoma's first Native American governor and already has the endorsement of a key Republican.
Alissa Skipintheday was friendly and outgoing. She loved to take photos and dreamed of becoming a beautician.
Two tribal communities will be getting new schools thanks to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Alissa Rose Skipintheday just turned 26 years old before passing on.
The state of Minnesota will almost surely have a Native woman serving as Lieutenant Governor come 2019.
Flags are flying at half-staff on the Red Lake Nation in honor of the late Billy King, a hereditary leader of the tribe.
Minnesota is certain to elect a Native woman as its next lieutenant governor.
As director of housing for the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, methamphetamine usage in our housing units has and continues to be a problem.
William 'Billy' James Hughes, a citizen of the White Earth Nation, is the latest Native person to be killed at the hands of police.
The Leonard Peltier Freedom Ride is a 1,500-mile journey for justice for the imprisoned American Indian activist.