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Chuck Hoskin: Even during social distancing, Cherokee culture connects us
Chuck Hoskin: Even during social distancing, Cherokee culture connects us (May 4, 2020)

One of the greatest sources of strength Cherokee people have right now is our culture and heritage.


'We are a forgotten people': Native candidate struggles to be heard amid COVID-19 pandemic
'We are a forgotten people': Native candidate struggles to be heard amid COVID-19 pandemic (May 4, 2020)

With just a month left before voters go to the polls, Karen Bedonie is looking for ways to boost her struggling Congressional campaign during the worst public health crisis in decades.


Having a good time on the Oprah Winfrey Show
Having a good time on the Oprah Winfrey Show (December 2, 2019)

Suzan Shown Harjo, Michael Haney and I were seated in the small dining room in a hotel, waiting for a car to take us to the Oprah Winfrey Show.


Red Bow doc hits the mark
Red Bow doc hits the mark (October 21, 2019)

Groundbreaking Oglala Lakota musician Buddy Red Bow is the subject of a new documentary.


Oyate Today launches website
Oyate Today launches website (October 14, 2019)

The hit television show Oyate Today has launched a new website to keep viewers informed of the program.


Remembering Buddy Red Bow
Remembering Buddy Red Bow (October 4, 2019)

A documentary about Buddy Red Bow, the Lakota musician, premieres on South Dakota Public Broadcasting.


Tim Giago: Native American media faces a perilous future
Tim Giago: Native American media faces a perilous future (September 30, 2019)

Native American media has come a long way in the past 50 years, but in which direction it will head from here is anybody’s guess.


The Conversation: A long overdue for Cherokee actor Wes Studi
The Conversation: A long overdue for Cherokee actor Wes Studi (July 10, 2019)

Wes Studi will make Oscar history by receiving an Academy of Motion Pictures honorary award in October 2019.


'Molly of Denali' shares Alaska Native culture with a young audience
'Molly of Denali' shares Alaska Native culture with a young audience (July 8, 2019)

'Molly of Denali' is the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaska Native lead character.


Indian Country Today: Patty Talahongva tapped for new television program
Indian Country Today: Patty Talahongva tapped for new television program (May 16, 2019)

Indian Country Today is expanding, and a television newscast is on the way.


Native Sun News Today: Oyate Today television show reaches broader audience
Native Sun News Today: Oyate Today television show reaches broader audience (February 26, 2019)

Oyate Today, produced by Tim and Jackie Giago, can now be seen on South Dakota Public Broadcasting.


Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation aims to tell the stories of our people
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation aims to tell the stories of our people (February 11, 2019)

Telling the Cherokee story – our history, our heritage – is a skill that our people have passed down from one generation to the next.


Famous scientist accused of sexual misconduct used 'Native' handshake
Famous scientist accused of sexual misconduct used 'Native' handshake (December 4, 2018)

A 'Native' handshake has a famous astrophysicist who hosts a television show under scrutiny.


'Native people are alive and well': Documentary explores tribal histories
'Native people are alive and well': Documentary explores tribal histories (August 22, 2018)

Airing this fall on PBS, 'Native America' was produced with the active participation of Native communities in two continents.


Graham Lee Brewer: Hit show 'Westworld' falls back on Native stereotypes
Graham Lee Brewer: Hit show 'Westworld' falls back on Native stereotypes (June 27, 2018)

The hit HBO series Westworld both relies on and pushes against stereotypes of the mythological West.


'Yellowstone' focuses on clash between wealthy family and tribe
'Yellowstone' focuses on clash between wealthy family and tribe (June 21, 2018)

The 'Broken Rock' tribe wants its land back in Yellowstone, a new series on the Paramount Network.


Native Sun News Today: Wild horse sanctuary in Black Hills going strong
Native Sun News Today: Wild horse sanctuary in Black Hills going strong (April 4, 2018)

Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary founder Dayton O. Hyde is celebrating his 93rd birthday with a television appearance.


Nurse for Native health corporation wins big on 'The Price is Right'
Nurse for Native health corporation wins big on 'The Price is Right' (February 1, 2018)

An employee of a Native health corporation in Alaska won $63,000 in prizes on The Price is Right but has hit a snag getting them back home.


New TV series on indigenous resistance opens with Standing Rock
New TV series on indigenous resistance opens with Standing Rock (January 27, 2017)

The battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline is the focus of the first episode of RISE.


Qristina Cummings: A 'Big Fat' and very offensive wedding show
Qristina Cummings: A 'Big Fat' and very offensive wedding show (July 14, 2016)

I wasn’t surprised that 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding' crossed this particular line and featured 'Native-inspired' headdresses and clothing.


Anti-Indian figure appears in segment on tribal court jurisdiction
Anti-Indian figure appears in segment on tribal court jurisdiction (June 21, 2016)

Indian Country isn't the only one paying attention to a tribal jurisdiction case that's pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.


Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk actor Jay Silverheels was more than famous 'Tonto' role
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk actor Jay Silverheels was more than famous 'Tonto' role (May 23, 2016)

He was Jay Silverheels the most famous Native person of the 1940's and 50's as the result of playing Tonto to the Lone Ranger.


ESPN made guest host cover 'Caucasians' mascot parody t-shirt
ESPN made guest host cover 'Caucasians' mascot parody t-shirt (April 8, 2016)

Bomani Jones stirred considerable controversy for questioning the existence of Indian mascots on national television.


Another site in Newfoundland connected to early Viking explorers
Another site in Newfoundland connected to early Viking explorers (April 1, 2016)

Point Rosee contains artifacts and structures not associated with First Nations people or subsequent European settlers, according to researchers.


Native American TV Writers Lab seeks applicants for new program
Native American TV Writers Lab seeks applicants for new program (March 23, 2016)

Participants will be selected for an 'intensive' five-week writing workshop during which they will develop a television script to present to network executives.


Myrton Running Wolf: Hollywood cheats Indian people out of $5B
Myrton Running Wolf: Hollywood cheats Indian people out of $5B (March 23, 2016)

Throughout all of The Academy Awards controversy, American Indians were nowhere to be found. Indians simply didn’t matter.


WGN America orders pilot of 'Scalped' set on fictitious reservation
WGN America orders pilot of 'Scalped' set on fictitious reservation (March 10, 2016)

Insiders tell The Hollywood Reporter that WGN America is considering an all-Native case for the television adaptation of the critically-acclaimed comic.


Arne Vainio: Watch Native Report for first Health Matters segment
Arne Vainio: Watch Native Report for first Health Matters segment (February 16, 2016)

Like any oppressed people, we learned to survive on what we had and white flour and processed sugar and high fat foods replaced our true traditional foods.


Sonny Skyhawk plans to wear war bonnet on red carpet for Oscars
Sonny Skyhawk plans to wear war bonnet on red carpet for Oscars (February 1, 2016)

The Rosebud Sioux citizen is apparently the first and only Native American member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


Comedian Chelsea Handler visits reservation for 'Racism' episode
Comedian Chelsea Handler visits reservation for 'Racism' episode (January 27, 2016)

The documentary series also featured a discussion with Joely Proudfit about the harmful effects of stereotypes on Native youth.


Arne Vainio: Starting a new medical segment for Native Report
Arne Vainio: Starting a new medical segment for Native Report (December 15, 2015)

I want to make going to the doctor less scary and I want medical issues to make sense.


Native actors speak Abenaki language in 'Saints & Strangers'
Native actors speak Abenaki language in 'Saints & Strangers' (November 23, 2015)

The two-part mini-series debuted on the National Geographic Channel to favorable reviews.


Television series focuses on tribal police in British Columbia
Television series focuses on tribal police in British Columbia (November 4, 2015)

'Tribal Police Files' is being produced by Steve Sxwithul'txw, a former tribal police officer.


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe ready for launch of new television station
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe ready for launch of new television station (September 29, 2015)

Akwesasne TV will offer a mix of news, entertainment and cultural programming.


TV show about energy industry in North Dakota mentions tribe
TV show about energy industry in North Dakota mentions tribe (September 22, 2015)

The fictional Blood and Oil centers on oil development in the home of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.


Dana Lone Elk: Sharing some good news about a Lakota writer
Dana Lone Elk: Sharing some good news about a Lakota writer (August 11, 2015)

I finally broke my silence and good news I have been holding in for a couple of months.


TV show set in future comes up with new name for NFL team
TV show set in future comes up with new name for NFL team (August 7, 2015)

The Washington Red Clouds takes inspiration from a prominent Oglala Lakota leader from the 1800s.


Native cousins excited for roles as extras on 'Portlandia' show
Native cousins excited for roles as extras on 'Portlandia' show (August 6, 2015)

Leah Arcand and Joi Arcand drew the attention of producers after posting pictures of themselves dressed like some of the characters in the show.


Navajo Nation father competes on 'American Ninja Warrior' show
Navajo Nation father competes on 'American Ninja Warrior' show (June 16, 2015)

Brandon Todacheenie traveled to Texas in March for a chance to appear on the highly-competitive show.


Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Sand Creek documentary premieres
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Sand Creek documentary premieres (June 10, 2015)

Last November, Cheyenne and Arapaho television crew joined over 100 tribal members in Colorado to observe a week of events honoring the 150th commemoration of the Sand Creek Massacre.


Television show pilot to be filmed on Washington reservations
Television show pilot to be filmed on Washington reservations (June 2, 2015)

The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, the Quileute Nation and the Quinault Nation will serve as settings for 'The Rainforest' by Capestany Films.


Casting Call: Putting Native actors to work on 'Scalped' project
Casting Call: Putting Native actors to work on 'Scalped' project (May 7, 2015)

A critically-acclaimed comic is being adapted for television -- will Native actors be cast in any roles?


History: Burt Reynolds portrays 'Navajo Joe' in film from 1966
History: Burt Reynolds portrays 'Navajo Joe' in film from 1966 (May 7, 2015)

Native actors are having trouble finding jobs in Hollywood today, a situation that has virtually remain unchanged for decades.


Native actors not finding many roles in Hollywood productions
Native actors not finding many roles in Hollywood productions (May 5, 2015)

Data from the Screen Actors Guild shows an extremely small number of options.


Gabe Galanda: Even Hollywood is taking on tribal disenrollment
Gabe Galanda: Even Hollywood is taking on tribal disenrollment (April 27, 2015)

Amidst the furor about Adam Sandler’s racist depiction of Indians in his forthcoming movie, consider another narrative about Indian Country that is increasingly being told by Hollywood.


Mary Pember: Tlingit masks appraised on 'Antiques Roadshow'
Mary Pember: Tlingit masks appraised on 'Antiques Roadshow' (February 25, 2015)

According to Native peoples in the Haines area, the masks are from the Tlingit village of Klukwan.


First Nations Experience to grow with $6M from San Manuel Band
First Nations Experience to grow with $6M from San Manuel Band (January 29, 2015)

The FNX TV station's daily viewership is 120,000 households


Gila River Indian Community set to launch television service
Gila River Indian Community set to launch television service (January 15, 2015)

The Gila River Broadcasting Corporation will air tribally and Native-produced content.


Opinion: It's hard to ignore the racial problems with Peter Pan
Opinion: It's hard to ignore the racial problems with Peter Pan (December 12, 2014)

Our portrayal of American Indians matters.


NMAI director welcomes changes in Indian imagery in Peter Pan
NMAI director welcomes changes in Indian imagery in Peter Pan (December 4, 2014)

The live version airs on NBC tonight and features an actress with Native heritage.


Smithsonian: The racist history behind Peter Pan's 'Indian tribe'
Smithsonian: The racist history behind Peter Pan's 'Indian tribe' (December 2, 2014)

Why does Peter Pan feature a tribe known as the Piccaninny?


Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage
Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage (October 20, 2014)

Korina Emmerich says her family can document its Puyallup ties despite not being enrolled with the tribe.


Puyallup News: Project Runway contestant isn't enrolled in tribe
Puyallup News: Project Runway contestant isn't enrolled in tribe (October 15, 2014)

A popular reality TV show now airing on the Lifetime Network includes one contestant that identifies as Native American, but she claims to be Puyallup and here is where the problem comes in.


DaShanne Stokes: Anti-Indian racism is everywhere in America
DaShanne Stokes: Anti-Indian racism is everywhere in America (October 6, 2014)

The Washington NFL team's mascot is just one example of anti-Indian racism in America today.


Migizi Pensoneau: Behind the scenes at a Washington NFL game
Migizi Pensoneau: Behind the scenes at a Washington NFL game (September 29, 2014)

What happens when Indian people go to a Washington NFL game?


Actress with Native heritage cast in new version of Peter Pan
Actress with Native heritage cast in new version of Peter Pan (September 25, 2014)

Alanna Saunders is reportedly a descendant of members of the Cherokee Nation.


Native woman competes for the top prize on 'The Biggest Loser'
Native woman competes for the top prize on 'The Biggest Loser' (September 9, 2014)

Jackie Pierson, who is Ojibway, grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Puyallup fashion designer survives 2nd week on Project Runway
Puyallup fashion designer survives 2nd week on Project Runway (August 1, 2014)

Korina Emmerich said growing up in the powwow circuit continues to inspire her.


Puyallup fashion designer competes for prize in Project Runway
Puyallup fashion designer competes for prize in Project Runway (July 28, 2014)

Korina Emmerich is a member of the Puyallup Tribe of Washington.


James Garner, actor with Cherokee heritage, passes on at 86
James Garner, actor with Cherokee heritage, passes on at 86 (July 21, 2014)

Star of TV and film was proud of his tribal ancestry, which came from his mother.