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Navajo Nation seeking millions of dollars for unauthorized products Navajo Nation seeking millions of dollars for unauthorized products (02/02)
The Urban Outfitters retail company sold products labeled as 'Navajo' without the tribe's permission.
Sonny Skyhawk plans to wear war bonnet on red carpet for Oscars Sonny Skyhawk plans to wear war bonnet on red carpet for Oscars (02/01)
The Rosebud Sioux citizen is apparently the first and only Native American member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Famed Indian ballerina Yvonne Chouteau passes on at age of 86 Famed Indian ballerina Yvonne Chouteau passes on at age of 86 (02/01)
Yvonne Chouteau rose to fame in the 1940s and performed with some of the most prestigious dance groups in the world.
Meredith Simons: Playing Indian is an old tradition in Hollywood Meredith Simons: Playing Indian is an old tradition in Hollywood (01/28)
Despite decades of protests over racially inappropriate casting, and the recent protests over the lack of diversity among Oscar nominees, filmmakers continue to cast white actors as minority characters on a depressingly regular basis.
Comedian Chelsea Handler visits reservation for 'Racism' episode Comedian Chelsea Handler visits reservation for 'Racism' episode (01/27)
The documentary series also featured a discussion with Joely Proudfit about the harmful effects of stereotypes on Native youth.
NMAI in DC closes doors as East Coast prepares for major storm NMAI in DC closes doors as East Coast prepares for major storm (01/22)
The museum in the nation's capital will remain closed over the weekend while the Thunderbird Social at the facility in New York City has been postponed.
Alvin Manitopyes: Native women treated poorly in 'The Revenant' Alvin Manitopyes: Native women treated poorly in 'The Revenant' (01/21)
The Revenant is not for the faint hearted as the bloody and brutal violence constantly spews across the big screen like a horrific nightmare.
Miss Lumbee won't lose title following appearance in music video Miss Lumbee won't lose title following appearance in music video (01/20)
Miss Lumbee Alexis Raeana Jones remains on suspension until February 5 after acknowledging it was 'inappropriate' to participate in the video.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Oscar boycott ignores plight of Native people Doug George-Kanentiio: Oscar boycott ignores plight of Native people (01/20)
Native people are the least represented and the most stereotyped of all: if any group has any grounds to raise their voices in protest we do.
Andre Cramblit: David Bowie inspired a generation of Native youth Andre Cramblit: David Bowie inspired a generation of Native youth (01/20)
David Bowie inspired a generation of youth, yes even Native youth, to imagine, dream and live outside the box.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge band raises money for tour van Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge band raises money for tour van (01/19)
Scatter Their Own has embarked on a crowd-funding campaign designed to help the band gather the funds to cover a new touring van that would potentially allow for the band to better promote themselves.
Alex Jacobs: Native people manage to be seen in 'The Revenant' Alex Jacobs: Native people manage to be seen in 'The Revenant' (01/19)
In the story-line, 200 years ago, Natives still had to struggle to be seen and heard and not killed.
Gyasi Ross: Native people still treated as objects in 'The Revenant' Gyasi Ross: Native people still treated as objects in 'The Revenant' (01/19)
The only time we’re not helpless in these movies is when we’re dead and a white man is learning a lesson from beyond our graves.
Bayard Johnson: Hollywood is still fighting the old Indian wars Bayard Johnson: Hollywood is still fighting the old Indian wars (01/18)
Aren’t we all sick of it by now, Indians and non-Indians alike? Can’t we agree that all people should be treated with respect in movies?
Leo Killsback: 'The Revenant' treats Indians fairly on the screen Leo Killsback: 'The Revenant' treats Indians fairly on the screen (01/14)
The Revenant sets a new bar in filmmaking as it achieves what most films fail to do—it fairly represents Indians.
Indigenous Fine Art Market announces first show on East Coast Indigenous Fine Art Market announces first show on East Coast (01/12)
IFAM EAST will take place May 21-22 at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center in Connecticut.
Leonardo DiCaprio thanks First Nations in Golden Globe speech Leonardo DiCaprio thanks First Nations in Golden Globe speech (01/11)
The cast of The Revenant includes two young Native actors -- Isaiah Tootoosis and Forrest Goodluck.
A Tribe Called Red working to release third album after big year A Tribe Called Red working to release third album after big year (01/07)
Ian Campeau, also known as DJ NDN, said he's 'really excited' about the group's upcoming release.
Native stereotypes fail to stop record views of 'The Ridiculous 6' Native stereotypes fail to stop record views of 'The Ridiculous 6' (01/07)
Some Native actors and extras walked off the set last year in protest of the depiction of Native culture, particularly elders and women.
Proposal seeks stronger protection for authentic Indian artists Proposal seeks stronger protection for authentic Indian artists (12/17)
The mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is taking action following the indictments of three people for violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act by selling fake goods.
Review: 'The Ridiculous 6' turns out to be more stupid than offensive Review: 'The Ridiculous 6' turns out to be more stupid than offensive (12/15)
A handful of extras, portraying Native American characters, walked off the set because they were disgusted by grotesque or stereotypical portrayals.
Kevin Abourezk: 'Christmas in Whiteclay' tackles liquor problems Kevin Abourezk: 'Christmas in Whiteclay' tackles liquor problems (12/14)
A story that activist Frank LaMere wrote about liquor problems in Whiteclay, Nebraska, has been set to music,
Alex Jacobs: Native community brings old Curtis film back to life Alex Jacobs: Native community brings old Curtis film back to life (12/14)
The name Edward S. Curtis immediately invokes spirited discussions amongst Native and non-Native artists, scholars and just plain folks who are attracted to the historic, romantic and nostalgic.
Photos: Edward Curtis documented Indian life at turn of century Photos: Edward Curtis documented Indian life at turn of century (12/09)
Princess Angeline, who was the eldest daughter of Chief Sealth, was the the subject of first Curtis photo in 1896.
Lakota Country Times: Lakota artists create wreaths for holidays Lakota Country Times: Lakota artists create wreaths for holidays (12/07)
With the holiday season almost here the Lakota Hope Wreath Project has arrived just in time to supply customers with decorations and local workers with income.
Secretary Jewell addresses auctions of tribal property in France Secretary Jewell addresses auctions of tribal property in France (12/04)
Several tribes have protested auctions of their cultural patrimony but authorities in France have refused to stop the transactions.
NMAI hosts annual Native Art Market in New York and Washington NMAI hosts annual Native Art Market in New York and Washington (12/04)
More than 70 jewelers, potters, painters and other Native artists are showcasing their works in Washington, D.C., and in New York City.
Lakota Country Times: Charles Trimble recognized for writings Lakota Country Times: Charles Trimble recognized for writings (11/24)
Charles 'Chuck' Trimble has spent a lifetime commenting on and spreading a message about Lakota people to mainstream society for decades.
Albert Bender: 'The Green Inferno' hits new low in racist films Albert Bender: 'The Green Inferno' hits new low in racist films (11/24)
The Indian people are reduced to such a level of beastly subhumanness that I found myself actually, unconsciously mentally rooting, at some points, for the developers to wax victorious.
Native actors speak Abenaki language in 'Saints & Strangers' Native actors speak Abenaki language in 'Saints & Strangers' (11/23)
The two-part mini-series debuted on the National Geographic Channel to favorable reviews.
Donna Loring: Native youth are changing lives with their music Donna Loring: Native youth are changing lives with their music (11/23)
We do have star power in our communities and in my humble opinion these songs are good enough to be on the national charts.
American Indian and Indigenous Film Festival ready for kick-off American Indian and Indigenous Film Festival ready for kick-off (11/18)
The California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians are hosting the event.
Native Sun News: Lakota artist's tipi on display at Crazy Horse Memorial Native Sun News: Lakota artist's tipi on display at Crazy Horse Memorial (11/18)
The tipi was the primary choice of residence for many of the Great Plains tribes.
Native Sun News: Trading post manager retires after 28 years Native Sun News: Trading post manager retires after 28 years (11/17)
After nearly three decades and countless memories, Sioux Trading Post Manager, Michael Lekberg of Prairie Edge Trading Co. and Galleries in downtown Rapid City is retiring.
Leonard Peltier paintings being removed after complaint Leonard Peltier paintings being removed after complaint (11/16)
The Retired FBI Agents Association complained about the paintings at the Washington Department of Labor and Industries.

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