Farmers at Tesuque Pueblo preserve seeds and teach organic farming
Bill to federally recognition six Virginia tribes passes Senate
Cherokee Nation plans to pursue opioid case in state court
King Cove residents pleased deal is reached to build road through wildlife refuge
President Trump signs legislation, which is set to benefit three tribes in Oregon
Lower Brule Sioux chairman to deliver state of tribes at South Dakota legislature
Lakota activist discusses fight against Dakota Access Pipeline on international stage
Native groups oppose legislation to ratify Bears Ears National Monument reduction
by Jim Kent A recent Hate Crimes Forum in Rapid City, South Dakota turned out to be quite a different gathering than Lakota people attending the event anticipated it would be. The law enforcement panel explained the technicalities behind hate crimes laws. Members of the Native American community were hoping for a longer discussion about […]
Members of the Washington, D.C. based-grassroots Rising Hearts group say they were behind Wednesday’s online campaign aimed at the Washington football team’s name. Fake articles on website parodies of The Washington Post, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, the Bleacher Report and the Washington football team showed an updated logo and mascot noting the team ditched its R-word name in favor of the Washington Redhawks. Rising Hearts released a statement taking claim for the action, crafted as a culture jam.
The proposed copper and gold Pebble Mine could bring needed jobs for Native people in southwest Alaska. The open pit mine plan stalled during the Barack Obama Administration because of its size and its threat to the environment, including a prolific and fragile salmon fishery. Now, a new administration and a company promising a smaller, safer project are giving the mine renewed momentum. That also revives worries among Native commercial fishers and others who want to preserve the important and pristine resource. Read and listen to Daysha Eaton’s five-part series Alaska Water Wars.