Performing for the first time outside South Dakota, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra’s Lakota Music Project will appear in concert at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.
The 'Guide to Indigenous DC' takes users on a tour of sites that link to Native American prehistory all the way to modern history.
The 19th annual Native Cinema Showcase begins and ends with portraits of strong women.
The Navajo Nation citizen spent more than 20 years telling the stories of Native people.
Amendments to strengthen tribal sovereignty are being considered for inclusion in the Violence Against Reauthorization Women Act.
An event in Washington, D.C., will help draw attention to efforts to protect Native women from violence.
As Cherokee people, we are stronger today than ever before.
George Herbert Walker Bush only served one term as U.S. president but it proved to be a productive one for tribal interests.
Harvey Pratt and his design team -- his wife and son -- are creating the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Harvey Pratt, a veteran of the Vietnam War, has been chosen to create the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
The Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians are again collaborating for the fifth annual Cherokee Days
American Indians and African Americans have long dealt with the use of racist and stereotypical symbols.
The charge from National Native American Veterans Memorial officials was daunting: Design a memorial that honors the contributions of every tribe to every war fought for the U.S.
A memorial to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiians is taking a major step forward in the nation's capital.
As the director of the National Museum of the American Indian, Kevin Gover gets a lot of questions about Native Americans.
Virgil Ortiz, an artist from Cochiti Pueblo, is debuting an ambitious new collection as part of a collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian.
Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe is no longer the place to go on the National Mall, according to The Washington Post.
A group of Native women were wrongly told to remove their jackets bearing the 'Mni Wiconi' (Water Is Life) message.
The late Blackfeet Nation citizen was the lead plaintiff in the landmark Indian trust fund lawsuit.
Tribal officials are taking a wait-and-see approach to the Trump administration, recognizing potential positives but also raising concerns about sovereignty and other issues.
Indian Country is finding plenty of ways to celebrate as the nation transitions to new leadership.
Freddie Bitsoie, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is the first Native executive chief at the Mitsitam Café.
Classic French, Italian and Japanese food are all highly regarded in the culinary community, but traditional Native American dishes?
It's turning out to be a banner week for the Montana tribe despite uncertainty in the political climate.
Lawmakers are back in Washington, D.C., after an extended election break and time is running out for Indian Country to advance its agenda.
The 45 veterans are paying tribute to their fellow service members during a busy weekend in the nation's capital.
A new exhibit is the result of an ongoing collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian.
Treaty K, also known as the Treaty of Temecula, is going on public display for the first time in history.
Construction is expected to begin in the fall of 2018 and the memorial could be completed in time for Veterans Day in 2020.
A sacred shield was pulled from the sale after Acoma Pueblo disclosed that it had been stolen from the reservation in the 1970s.
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.
The National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., is hosting an emergency meeting to discuss the May 30 auction.
One Lakota artist is beginning to reap the benefits of over twenty years of work having landed the cover of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Magazine.
Collectors, academics and museums are trying to ensure Indian ledger art from the 1800s can be appreciated in its original format.
In December 2013, the U.S. Congress authorized the establishment of the National Native American Veterans’ Memorial on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
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.
The Korean War veteran is one of the co-chairs of the advisory committee for the memorial that will be located at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
More than 70 jewelers, potters, painters and other Native artists are showcasing their works in Washington, D.C., and in New York City.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs apology is examined 15 years later at a Native American Heritage Month event in Washington, D.C.
The eatery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., features items like wild elk stew, smoked bison and pumpkin pie.
The memorial will be located on the NMAI's property on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
One hopes there was a long and complicated discussion about the placement of the first painting that greets visitors at the entrance of the Kay WalkingStick exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian.
She was just 12 years old when she made her first star quilt. Now at 28, one of her beautifully handcrafted signature star quilts will grace the walls of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American Indian.
Representatives of four Quechua communities will build the Q’eswachaka Bridge on the National Mall.
All three Shawnee tribes from Oklahoma are coming together at the National Museum of the American Indian for the first time to share their culture, language and history.
Lyle Thompson, a senior at SUNY Albany, is the first men's player to win the Tewaaraton Award in consecutive years.
Pamela Love cites the late Hopi designer Charles Loloma as an influence while other designers appear to take on a more generic Native tone.
The treaty, on loan from the National Archives, has never been displayed in public until now.
A recipe from the Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe at the National Museum of the American Indian.
The Tamástslikt Cultural Institute is hosting 'Ramp It Up' from March 14 to May 25.
Why are treaties with Indian nations not classified in the same manner as U.S. treaties with countries such as the United Kingdom, France and Spain?
It’s an instant candidate for the long-term memory bank.
The National Museum of the American Indian continues its Meet Native America series.
The live version airs on NBC tonight and features an actress with Native heritage.
The 'Glittering World' exhibit features the works of the Yazzies.
The treaty recognized the rights of Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga and Seneca nations.
The activist has been at the forefront of major pieces of Indian legislation and is well known for her fight against racist mascots.
The director of the National Museum of the American Indian connects racist mascots with the limited knowledge most people have of Native people.
Jointly sponsored by the National Park Service and the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, the event commemorated the Sand Creek Massacre that occurred on November 29, 1864.