New chef brings Native perspective to popular Smithsonian eatery (January 2, 2017)

Freddie Bitsoie, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is the first Native executive chief at the Mitsitam Café.

Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (January 2, 2017)

Oak Flat, a desert landscape and 90-minute drive outside Phoenix, lies in the midst of an environmental and economic controversy.

Desiree Kane: Photos from seven months of living at Standing Rock (January 2, 2017)

The life that we have built here has taught many how to live a large-scale sustainable, decolonized, anticapitalist lifestyle

Mark Trahant: Standing Rock prepared us for the Donald Trump era (January 2, 2017)

Continuing to shrink our oil consumption is one way to challenge the oil uber alles mentality of the Trump administration.

Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe honors elderly members (January 2, 2017)

When our Northern Cheyenne elders were young, they still largely got around on horses, team and wagons or on foot.

Steven Newcomb: Oceti Sakowin never surrendered lands to United States (January 2, 2017)

'It is outrageous to see the photos of people injured by North Dakota’s brutal police actions at Standing Rock.'

Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in Ecuador (January 2, 2017)

'The Shuar are protesting an invasion of their homelands by a Chinese mining company that would create the world’s second largest open pit copper mine.'

Tim Giago: Starting off another new year with some favorite songs (January 2, 2017)

As the headline reads I pondered about how to start off the New Year with my first column of 2017.