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UMD News: Country singer from White Earth Nation finds his way to Nashville
Steve Turner honors his heritage, pharmacy career, and love of country music.
Native Sun News Today: Artist honors Native nations with 'Dignity'
Dignity is fifty feet tall. Her moccasins are eight feet long. Her spirit is imperious and humble at the same time.
Native Sun News Today: Lakota pop singer ready to drop latest release
Wanbli Ceya is back home, making music on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Artist shares tribe's story in new work
'Intervention Piece' by Edgar Heap of Birds is on display at the St. Louis Art Museum.
Peter d'Errico: Chief George Manuel broke new ground with 1974 book
'The Fourth World' by George Manuel richly deserves its status as a foundational work.
Cherokee Nation 'extremely disappointed' with decision on state arts law
The Cherokee Nation supported a state law that required 'Indian' art to be produced by citizens of federally recognized tribes.
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Restrictive Oklahoma struck down for going against Indian Arts and Crafts Act
Citizens of state recognized tribes can once again sell their goods in Oklahoma without being fined or imprisoned.
MSU News: Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith brings art and activism to students
Salish artist Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith's work is centered by her strong traditional beliefs and political activism.
'What she say, it be law': Tribes protected their women before being stripped of sovereignty
Native women are changing the narrative as they continue to secure safety for their sisters.
Tim Giago: Let us stay for awhile and see what we shall see
I want to speak but I cannot and the face is becoming hazy in the crowd.
Technology revitalizes Native American boarding school exhibit at the Heard
The Heard Museum in Arizona highlights the personal stories of students who attended Indian boarding schools.
Native Sun News Today: Indian-owned business continues to grow
Since opening in 2015, HeSapa Enterprises has steadily grown in size and services provided to customers
Non-Indians indicted for selling 'Navajo' jewelry made in the Philippines
Seven non-Indians, including three people in the Philippines, have been indicted for allegedly violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and other federal laws.
Historic college reopens with focus on Indian arts and traditions
Bacone College in Oklahoma is reconnecting with its storied past as a center of Indian art and culture.
Native Sun News Today: Indigenous presence felt at Oscars ceremony
As is the case in many of the Oscars over the years, Native and indigenous peoples get little mention for their contributions to American storytelling.
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Long-delayed museum back on track
For years, the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum has sat dormant, but construction is finally resuming.
Suzan Shown Harjo: Joan Mondale was a model ally for Indian Country
The late Joan Mondale was an ally of the first order and one who is remembered with respect and fondness in many Native families and homelands.
Eighth Generation announces another Native wool blanket design contest
'Weavings explain where we came from and who we are.'
Remember, again? John Wayne said terrible things about Indian people
John Wayne, the actor who rose to fame as an Indian fighter on screen, had some questionable views about the first Americans.
Native Sun News Today: 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog' takes on our collective guilt
'Neither Wolf nor Dog' tells a story about trying to write another man’s life story, his beliefs, his history, his inner spirit.
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation aims to tell the stories of our people
Telling the Cherokee story – our history, our heritage – is a skill that our people have passed down from one generation to the next.
Choctaw artist overcame hardship and reconnected with tribal culture
When he was 13, Bobby Von Martin lived in a hotel known by some as a drug den.
Native Sun News Today: Lakota Sewing Circle brings creative women together
When you get a group of women together, give them each something creative to work on and let them talk, two kinds of beautiful happen.
Creative Capital Awards include Indian Country art and cultural projects
Native artists, elders and playwrights are among the beneficiaries of $5 million in Creative Capital Awards.
Native Sun News Today: Crazy Horse Memorial offers opportunities for Native artists
Artists and culture bearers can share their knowledge and talent at the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota.
Indigenous actress Yalitza Aparicio nominated for Oscar for 'Roma'
Yalitza Aparicio, who is Mixtec and Triqui, has been nominated for an Academy Award for her first film role.
YES! Magazine: Documentary explores Native influence in music
A documentary airing on PBS sets the record straight: Native musicians played an oversize role in the history of American music.
Peter d'Errico: New book explores struggles facing Native nations and peoples
American Apartheid by Stephanie Woodard demonstrates that Native Nations and Peoples are alive and active today.
Native Sun News Today: Youth share struggles and successes at poetry slam
While the student athletes dazzled crowds during the Lakota Nation Invitational, a small group of poets gathered to express themselves in a safe space provided by organizers.
Tribes and organizations seek respect for cultural and sacred items
There is a long history of looting and stealing Indian burials and important cultural and sacred patrimony.
Native artists selected for year-long fellowship in Oklahoma
The Tulsa Artist Fellowship continues to foster Native talent.
Famous scientist accused of sexual misconduct used 'Native' handshake
A 'Native' handshake has a famous astrophysicist who hosts a television show under scrutiny.
Native Sun News Today: Lakota artist remains grounded in tradition
Having returned from a long trip to England, Wanbli Ceya found himself back home in the land of his Oglala ancestors, needing to refocus on his art and commitment to his people.
Graham Lee Brewer: The search for Native identity on city streets
Tommy Orange deftly captures the urban-Indigenous experience in his debut novel, There There.
Abaki Beck: Documentary explores removal of Indian children
A new documentary shows how one state is confronting Native American child removal.
Native Sun News Today: All Lakota film continues to draw acclaim worldwide
How a young Chinese filmmaker comes to create movies in Lakota Territory that are loved both here at home and at festivals worldwide is anybody’s guess
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