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Witness list for field hearing on Indian Arts and Crafts Act in New Mexico (July 5, 2017)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be taking testimony on the Indian Arts and Crafts Act on Friday, July 7.

Tiffany Midge: Hey there are other Native writers besides Sherman Alexie (July 3, 2017)

Even though you’ve never conceived of there being any other indigenous authors besides Sherman Alexie, does not mean that no other indigenous authors exist, Tiffany Midge writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Opinion: Don't be fooled by Jimmie Durham's claims of Cherokee heritage (June 26, 2017)

Jimmie Durham’s indigenous identity has always been a fabrication and remains one, Cherokee artists, scholars and citizens write on Indian Country Media Network.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs headed to New Mexico for hearing (June 26, 2017)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hitting the road again, this time for a hearing on the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.

Doug George-Kanentiio: 'Spirit Game' brings Iroquois lacrosse to life (June 20, 2017)

From the beginning, when the Iroquois emerged as a distinct people thousands of years ago, they played lacrosse.

Jacqueline Keeler: Connecting the Dakota Access Pipeline to history (June 15, 2017)

Using an early photographic process, Shane Balkowitsch hopes to connect what happened to the Dakota people 155 years ago with a $3.7 billion crude oil pipeline today.

Terese Mailhot: Another look at the state of criticism of Native 'art' (June 13, 2017)

Terese Marie Mailhot made waves when she questioned whether Native people were unwilling to call out bad 'art' in the community and in media.

Terese Mailhot: I cringe at what passes as Native 'art' these days (June 9, 2017)

Are Native artists and media failing to produce substantive works? Terese Marie Mailhot asks some tough questions on Indian Country Media Network.

Tiffany Midge: Caucasian community mad about 'Uprisings' exhibit (June 2, 2017)

The Billy Jack Walking Tall Gallery in Minneapolis came under fire last week for its recent exhibit Indian Uprisings by Minneapolis artist Vanessa Kills Twice.

First Standing Rock Nation Film and Music Festival takes place June 2-4 (May 30, 2017)

The fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline led to the creation of the Standing Rock Nation Film and Music Festival.

Doug George-Kanentiio: A Mescalero Apache music legend passes on (May 30, 2017)

A. Paul Ortega, the Apache musician and traditional healer, died on May 17 at his home in Mescalero Territory in New Mexico.

Lacrosse documentary 'Pride of a Nation' opens to strong reviews (May 26, 2017)

A new film called 'Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation' explores the indigenous origins of lacrosse.

Wilma Mankiller documentary set for world premiere in Los Angeles (May 12, 2017)

A new film called 'Mankiller' shares the remarkable story of the first woman to lead the Cherokee Nation.

André Cramblit: Celebrating the music that shapes our Native lives (May 11, 2017)

An appreciation of music, from the heartbeat in the womb to the guitars of Zappa.

Chickasaw Nation produces film about rancher Montford Johnson (May 10, 2017)

Montford Johnson grew up an orphan in Indian Territory and went on to establish a large ranching empire in the 1800s.

Native Sun News Today: Book brings 'Tasunka' horse legend to life (May 10, 2017)

While visiting the pristine homeland of his ancestors, Donald Montileaux reconnected to the folklore and lifestyle of the Lakota people.

Mary Annette Pember: Native artists join forces to change the world (May 1, 2017)

Grassroots organization founded by First Nations artists synonymous with indigenous resistance.

Steven Newcomb: 'Picking Fights with the Gods' is a must-read for Native people (April 28, 2017)

Paul Gilk’s book is a must-read for any Native person looking to understand the origin of ‘civilization’ and its relentless assault on Native cultures.

Doug Pibel: New film teaches us about value of indigenous seeds (April 26, 2017)

Watch this movie to get inspired about saving seeds. And then do it.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux citizen opens bookstore (April 19, 2017)

Bird Cage Book Store features Native book titles of the Northern Plains, including children’s books, women’s literature, print on demand books and Native classics like Custer Died for Your Sins.

Native Sun News Today: Book shares antics of Iktomi the trickster (April 17, 2017)

Many Wakanyeja (children) grew up listening to the chronicles of Iktomi the trickster when at bedtime the Unci (Grandmothers) would relate the escapades of this mischievous character.

Book Review: Osage murders explored in 'Killers of Flower Moon' (April 13, 2017)

'Killers of the Flower Moon' details the murders of dozens -- if not hundreds -- of Osage Nation citizens who were targeted because of their oil royalty payments.

Major museum secures donation of 'masterworks' by Native artists (April 7, 2017)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will be featuring Native art more prominently in its American Wing.

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Republicans try to do away with arts funding again (April 6, 2017)

Humanities professors, teachers and developers are never given credit for what they offer

Native Sun News Today: Young artist connects with Lakota culture (April 6, 2017)

Just over two decades ago Jacob Helvick was born to an adopted Lakota mother and raised in Humboldt, Iowa.

Coquille Tribe surprised with collection of historic woven baskets (April 5, 2017)

Three of the baskets are believed to more than a century old.

Choctaw artist Waylon Gary White Deer finds new home in Ireland (April 5, 2017)

The Choctaw Nation's ties to Ireland go back to 1847, when tribal citizens donated their own money to help people thousands of miles away.

Elouise Cobell '100 Years' documentary premieres in Washington (March 17, 2017)

The late Blackfeet Nation citizen was the lead plaintiff in the landmark Indian trust fund lawsuit.

Native Sun News Today: Supply store for Lakota artists opens on Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation (March 14, 2017)

Lakota artists, an integral part of the economic mix on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, can now purchase their supplies closer to home.

Award-winning group raises funds for Water Protector legal fund (March 6, 2017)

The Water Protector Legal Collective has been providing =services for people who have been arrested in connection with the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.

Peter d'Errico: Book is yet another in series of genocide deniers (February 23, 2017)

Peter Cozzens’ book on Indian wars loaded with slight of mouth.

Native Sun News Today: Vic Runnels was an artist for all seasons (February 15, 2017)

Vic Runnels passed away on January 29. He was a multitalented artist and member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Peter d'Errico: New book connects Native America with Palestine (January 16, 2017)

'Book goes to the historical and political roots of international colonialism.'

Tiffany Midge: Hollywood needs to stop stereotyping Native people (January 16, 2017)

'Native American actors deserve better Hollywood, and so do the legions of movie-goers.'

Song from Elouise Cobell documentary on shortlist for Oscar nod (December 14, 2016)

The critically-acclaimed documentary about the late Elouise Cobell is garnering more notice.