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House passes measure to combat illegal sale of tribal property House passes measure to combat illegal sale of tribal property (09/23)
Rep. Steve Pearce (R-New Mexico) is working closely with tribes to help them recover their sacred and spiritual items.
Bill to protect tribal cultural property gains steam on Capitol Hill Bill to protect tribal cultural property gains steam on Capitol Hill (09/20)
H.Con.Res.122, the PROTECT Patrimony Resolution, condemns the sale, transfer and export of tribal property.
Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe speaks at United Nations Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe speaks at United Nations (09/20)
Chairman Dave Archambault II is bringing the #NoDAPL movement to the international stage.
Association on American Indian Affairs hosts repatriation conference Association on American Indian Affairs hosts repatriation conference (09/14)
The Indigenous International Repatriation Conference comes amid renewed attention on the theft and sale of tribal property.
United Nations Forum backs Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on #NoDAPL United Nations Forum backs Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on #NoDAPL (09/01)
The #NoDAPL resistance movement is attracting international attention as the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline remains in limbo.
Judge grants warrant for sacred shield stolen from Acoma Pueblo Judge grants warrant for sacred shield stolen from Acoma Pueblo (09/01)
An auction house in France is holding on the ceremonial shield, which was taken from the New Mexico tribe sometime in the 1970s.
Federal authorities file warrant for shield stolen from Acoma Pueblo Federal authorities file warrant for shield stolen from Acoma Pueblo (08/02)
The Acoma Pueblo ceremonial shield is being held by an auction house in France that has made millions of dollars by selling tribal items.
Laguna Pueblo loses case linked to military contract kickbacks Laguna Pueblo loses case linked to military contract kickbacks (07/21)
The New Mexico tribe's construction company at one point administered over $350 million in contracts for work in the Middle East.
Cronkite News: Sen. McCain signs onto bill to stop export of tribal property Cronkite News: Sen. McCain signs onto bill to stop export of tribal property (07/11)
Arizona and New Mexico lawmakers teamed up this week to sponsor a bipartisan bill that would prevent the auction of sacred tribal items.
Tribal community in Bolivia abandons homeland after lake dries up Tribal community in Bolivia abandons homeland after lake dries up (07/07)
The lake that provided the Uro-Muratos with food and medicine slowly disappeared.
Tribes support bill in Senate to stop the export of cultural property Tribes support bill in Senate to stop the export of cultural property (07/06)
The Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act (STOP Act) prohibits the the export of tribal property and punishes people who traffic in stolen items.
Church denies connection to vandalism at Otomi site in Mexico Church denies connection to vandalism at Otomi site in Mexico (06/29)
Followers of the Jehovah’s Witnesses reportedly told a professor that they damaged the site because it conflicted with their religion.
Acoma Pueblo waits on France to return stolen ceremonial shield Acoma Pueblo waits on France to return stolen ceremonial shield (06/22)
Authorities in France have asked for more information about the item, which was stolen from the reservation in the 1970s.
Indigenous youth in Paraguay forced into labor in wealthy homes Indigenous youth in Paraguay forced into labor in wealthy homes (06/13)
Thousands of indigenous children in Paraguay are falling victim to a centuries-old system of forced labor.
Lakota Country Times: Tribes fail to stop auction of warrior shirt Lakota Country Times: Tribes fail to stop auction of warrior shirt (06/08)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe failed to prevent the sale of an ancient Lakota war shirt that was put up for auction in Paris, France.
Editorial: Acoma Pueblo needs justice for theft of sacred property Editorial: Acoma Pueblo needs justice for theft of sacred property (06/06)
It’s still an ocean away from home, but a colorful leather shield used in tribal religious ceremonies is an important step closer to Acoma Pueblo.
Auction of tribal property goes ahead in France amid opposition Auction of tribal property goes ahead in France amid opposition (06/01)
A sacred shield was pulled from the sale after Acoma Pueblo disclosed that it had been stolen from the reservation in the 1970s.
Auction house in France won't stop sale of sacred tribal property Auction house in France won't stop sale of sacred tribal property (05/26)
The EVE auction house in Paris continues to insist that all of the items were acquired legally and is even urging tribes to buy their own property.
Cronkite News: Tribes seek return of property up for sale in France Cronkite News: Tribes seek return of property up for sale in France (05/25)
Tribal and federal officials called the planned sale of Indian remains and sacred objects at a French auction 'disrespectful and fundamentally wrong' and called for the return of the items.
Tribes meet to discuss sale of ancestors and property in France Tribes meet to discuss sale of ancestors and property in France (05/24)
The National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., is hosting an emergency meeting to discuss the May 30 auction.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe learns about diabetes treatments in Cuba St. Regis Mohawk Tribe learns about diabetes treatments in Cuba (05/19)
The Heberprot-P drug has been used successfully in the Caribbean nation but it's still undergoing medical trials in the United States.
Morongo Band to explore business opportunities with South Korea Morongo Band to explore business opportunities with South Korea (05/19)
Areas of interest include hospitality, culture, entertainment, retail, commercial, green technology, transportation and construction
DNA studies boost links between Native people and ancestors DNA studies boost links between Native people and ancestors (05/18)
A scientist in Denmark is employing cutting-edge techniques to show how Native people are linked genetically to their ancestors in the Americas.
Native Sun News: Lakota youth joins fight against coal mine in Australia Native Sun News: Lakota youth joins fight against coal mine in Australia (05/18)
Fresh from a 500-mile relay run to prevent the Dakota Access Pipeline construction across Lakota Territory, Cheyenne River Sioux tribal youth Joseph White Eyes headed for the Land Down Under to speak out against a mammoth coal mine that threatens Aboriginal land and water.
Canada to support United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Canada to support United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (05/10)
Canada was one of four governments -- a list that included the United States -- that voted against the declaration in September 2007.
Statement: End the domination and dehumanization of our nations Statement: End the domination and dehumanization of our nations (05/09)
A group of indigenous leaders just completed the The Long March to Rome to call for the formal repeal of the Doctrine of Christian Discovery.
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribes fight coal mine in Texas Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Tribes fight coal mine in Texas (05/04)
Native American groups and supporters band together to show their outrage at the continued destructive coal mining along the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, Texas.
Alex Jacobs: Hillary Clinton must answer to role in Honduras coup Alex Jacobs: Hillary Clinton must answer to role in Honduras coup (04/28)
No President or politician has ever done anything good or positive for the poor people of Honduras.
Peter d'Errico: UN forum can't forget about Doctrine of Discovery Peter d'Errico: UN forum can't forget about Doctrine of Discovery (04/26)
In a few weeks, we will know whether the U.N. Permanent Forum has forgotten about the Doctrine of Christian Discovery altogether.
Rep. Pearce takes veterans tribute from Isleta Pueblo to Thailand Rep. Pearce takes veterans tribute from Isleta Pueblo to Thailand (04/19)
The tribute from the New Mexico tribe includes a bear that symbolizes strength and courage and an arrowhead to represent the field of battle.
Lawmakers in Guatemala face complaint over 'stupid Indian' insult Lawmakers in Guatemala face complaint over 'stupid Indian' insult (04/15)
Estela Ventura, a government official, filed a complaint against lawmakers from the party of President Jimmy Morales.
Alarms raised as another Indian leader in Honduras is murdered Alarms raised as another Indian leader in Honduras is murdered (03/17)
Police said the shooting of Nelson Garcia, 38, was not connected to the murder of Berta Cáceres but the U.S. Embassy described his death as an 'assassination.'
Steven Newcomb: Code of domination killed activist Berta Caceres Steven Newcomb: Code of domination killed activist Berta Caceres (03/15)
What is it that has caused the disappearance of so much of the languages and cultural patterns of Original Nations and Peoples, and has resulted in the disappearance of so many Original Nations and Peoples themselves?
Oscar-nominated film features Native actors and Native languages Oscar-nominated film features Native actors and Native languages (03/11)
Embrace of the Serpent didn't win the Academy Award for best foreign-language film but the Colombian production is still drawing attention for its unique story.
Mālia Chun: Native Hawaiians launch movement against pesticides Mālia Chun: Native Hawaiians launch movement against pesticides (03/07)
Over the last few years, many people—Native and non-Native—have risen up in opposition to the pesticide/GE companies and their harmful practices.

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