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Sherman Alexie to release 'Thunder Boy Jr.' picture book in 2016 (06/26)
The book, to be released in May 2016, tells the story of a young boy with the same name as his father.

Catawba Nation in discussions for $125M movie studio project (06/25)
Chief Bill Harris can't share details due to a non-disclosure agreement but the project could bring a significant economic development boost to the reservation.

Review: Buffy Sainte-Marie hits hard with 'Power in the Blood' (06/23)
While her musical influences come from all over the place, she filters them through her creativity to express deep thoughts and feelings.

Native Sun News: Indian art market opens in downtown Rapid City (06/19)
The first He Sapa Center for Performing Arts Northern Plains Art Market opened with the artistry of top notch up-and-coming Native American musicians.

Documentary about Freedmen struggle premieres in Oklahoma (06/18)
The Freedmen are fighting to retain citizenship rights in the Cherokee Nation.

DeLanna Studi lands role in play on Havasupai Tribe blood study (06/12)
Primary Stages in New York City will host 'Informed Consent' from August 4 through September 13.

Native Sun News: Indian school at Pine Ridge hosts 47th art show (06/12)
The Red Cloud Indian Art Show is the largest and longest running Native American art show of its kind in the country.

Brian Young: Why I promise never to play Hollywood Indian again (06/12)
As a Navajo actor, I've learned where Hollywood likes to stick its 'Indian' roles—and where to find real Native American creativity onscreen.

Native Sun News: Tribal college opens 12th summer artist series (06/11)
Oglala Lakota College opens its 12th Annual 'A Vision of Our History by Lakota Artists' summer artist series with featured artist Warren 'Guss' Yellow Hair.

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Sand Creek documentary premieres (06/10)
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.

Harry Potter author hints of Native American angle in new film (06/10)
J.K. Rowling dropped hints of 'indigenous magic' and unnamed 'tribes' on Twitter.

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Artists shine at Red Earth fest (06/09)
The drumbeat pounds life into the arena, enwrapping the dancers, the spectators and the artists in its cultural embrace through the sprawl of the 2015 Red Earth Festival.

Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival ready for big kick-off (06/04)
The 29th annual event features a parade through downtown Oklahoma City, an arts market and a powwow.

Television show pilot to be filmed on Washington reservations (06/02)
The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, the Quileute Nation and the Quinault Nation will serve as settings for 'The Rainforest' by Capestany Films.

Native Sun News: Ledger art honors Lakota and Maori warriors (06/01)
The humble spirit of an artist is defined by the gifts they give to others and many circumvent the focus from themselves. An artist gives themselves to others.

Native Sun News: Pine Ridge actors make a splash with new film (05/29)
Young actors from the Pine Ridge Reservation are coming home from the Cannes Film Festival presentation of their independent movie 'Songs My Brothers Taught Me,' ready to share a piece of the proverbial lights, camera and action with their peers.

David Treuer: Andrew Jackson turned on Cherokee Nation allies (05/27)
The story of the Cherokee removal has been told many times, but never before has a single book given us such a sense of how it happened.

Andre Cramblit: Let's see some real Indian actors on the screen (05/25)
Natives have always been an easy target for Hollyweirds wild lack of imagination of who we are as a people.

Gyasi Ross: Martin Sensmeier lands role in major Hollywood film (05/25)
Martin Sensmeier (Athabascan and Tlingit) recently joined the all-star ensemble cast of the remake of The Magnificent Seven.

Law Article: Navajo Nation wages battle over 'Navajo' products (05/22)
Battles continue to wage over use of the 'Navajo' and 'Navaho' marks in New Mexico federal court.

Review: A son leads his father into the wild with 'Medicine Walk' (05/22)
Though death saturates these pages, not a word here is lugubrious. Though revelations abound, there are no cheap surprises.

Review: 'Hoop Jumper' offers look at allotment era in Oklahoma (05/21)
'Hoop Jumper,' by Tulsa native Vicki Lynn Mooney, premiered Thursday in the basement CitySpace Theatre at Civic Center Music Hall.

Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux elder stars in forthcoming film (05/20)
Neither Wolf nor Dog was shot on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and stars Lakota elder David Beautiful Bald Eagle.

Opinion: Protecting sacred places should matter to everyone (05/19)
Over the last 10 years, I have traveled around the world documenting the uniqueness of indigenous cultures and the universality of values that honor the sacred spiritual dimension of land and water.

Rosanna Deerchild: An iconic Buffy Sainte-Marie still inspires (05/18)
She is a musical innovator — producing her own music and adopting electronic instruments before anyone else.

Lakota Country Times: Museum features work of ledger artist (05/15)
The Sioux Indian Museum, administered by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, will feature an exhibit of ledger art by Evans Flammond, Sr.

Designers take inspiration from Native cultures for new works (05/14)
Pamela Love cites the late Hopi designer Charles Loloma as an influence while other designers appear to take on a more generic Native tone.

Native Sun News: Film tackles tribal recognition controversy (05/13)
As part of the folklore and community mythology in New York and New Jersey for many is the saying, 'Don’t go in to the mountains, because the ‘Jackson Whites’ will get you.'

Column: Stereotypes of Native people can't pass as humor (05/11)
Adam Sandler himself is proudly Jewish. Would he find it funny for a Jewish woman with an obscene name to urinate while lighting a menorah?

Native Sun News: Native business celebrates grand opening (05/11)
Sage & Silver Americana Gallery and Boutique, a new, Native-owned women’s western boutique and art gallery, announced its grand opening celebration.

Casting Call: Putting Native actors to work on 'Scalped' project (05/07)
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 (05/07)
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 (05/05)
Data from the Screen Actors Guild shows an extremely small number of options.

Amalia Rubin: Adam Sandler portrays Native people as 'savages' (05/04)
Like your fellow Jews, the indigenous people of America have suffered a massive genocide.

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe aims to draw in tourists with new business (05/01)
The Ute Mountain Indian Trading Company and Gallery will be opening at the site of a popular art gallery and studio.

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