Phoenix Indian School
A bill to create a Truth and Healing Commission on Indian boarding schools is moving forward in Congress.

Okichitaw Indigenous Combat Arts
George Lepine and Chebon Marks have been infusing Indigenous philosophy and methods into martial arts.

Conor Kerr
A herd of stolen bison get tangled up in a scheme orchestrated by a fiery Indigenous activist and her aimless young companion in a new book by Metis author Conor Kerr.

Sons of Membertou
Members of Sons of Membertou perform at the opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 26, 2024.

Medicine Wheel for the Planet A Journey Toward Personal and Ecological Healing
Indigenous scientists often have a foot in two worlds: modern science and the wisdom that comes from sacred and traditional knowledge.

Native America Calling NAC
Indigenous LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirit artists discuss the intersection of two driving issues of identity that are both a celebration and a source of contention.

Plains Indian Sign Language Camp
At one point in history, tribes in the Plains region developed a shared universal language.

Celeigh Cardinal
A good playlist makes the summer heat bearable and sets the mood on an invigorating road trip.

Sasquatch Mask
Sasquatch, also known as Bigfoot, carry a deep meaning in many Native cultures.

Waubgeshig Rice
Ten years since a world-changing blackout, an Anishinaabe community must embark on a mission of discovery in the next chapter from First Nations author Waubgeshig Rice.

'Native American'
AI is advancing fast, and Native experts are expressing the need for policy and legal safeguards to make sure it doesn’t trample Native values.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe
We are First Nations historians and professors working in Canada. Our communities are also impacted by the loss of cultural patrimony to museums in the U.S. and the laws covering repatriation.

Native America Calling NAC
Indigenous women are confronting past abuses of medical professionals who claimed to be working in their best interests.

Shawn Spruce and Chris James
Doing business on a global scale means understanding the competitive advantages tribes and First Nations bring to the table.

Sasquatch Mask
Sasquatch, also known as Bigfoot, carry a deep meaning in many Native cultures.

Red Road to DC
Totems on public display by cities, schools, museums and sports teams are coming under new scrutiny.

Killers of the Flower Moon
The Osage Nation is celebrating a major milestone for a film that shares an otherwise difficult time in the tribe’s history.

Northern Lights
The northern lights are a cultural touchstone, handed down over millennia among Native peoples.

Buffy Sainte-Marie
Celebrated singer and songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie is still in doubt about her origins in a new statement issued in advance of a Canadian documentary that explores her ever-shifting Native identity claims.

Piapot, Saskatchewan
A Canadian news documentary focuses on the Native identity claims of one of the most celebrated performers in entertainment history.

Kwetiio of Kanien'keha:ka Kahnistensera (Mohawk Mothers)
Debates over what “mapping” means show how Indigenous communities still have to advocate for and defend their cartographic methods in order to uphold their connections to the land.

Partial Solar Eclipse
Join Native America Calling to shine a light on some of the tribal traditions surrounding the partial solar eclipse.

Henry Boucha - Warroad Warrior
Henry Boucha (Ojibwe) served as an inspiration for many Native hockey athletes and fans. He passed away on September 18, 2023, at the age of 72.

Iqaluit, Nunavut
Criminal charges have been laid against three family members who lied about being indigenous for personal and monetary gain.

Wildfire Damage on Maui, Hawaii
As the hottest summer on record winds down, join Native America Calling to get an assessment of what Native emergency management officials view as the path ahead.

Pipestone National Monument
A quarry in Minnesota has been a reliable source for the stone used in ceremonial pipes for dozens of tribes throughout the central U.S. and Canada.

Geewadin Elliott
A Native man from Canada who dedicated his life to economic development in Indigenous communities was killed in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Native American Journalists Association NAJA
The Native American Journalists Association announced changes in leadership following the resignation of the board president.

Brian Schatz
Efforts to strengthen and improve the Indian Arts and Crafts Act are coming amid criminal cases and renewed claims to Native identities.

Eighth Generation
Native-owned galleries and organizations are working to ensure Native artists get full value for their works.

International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity
The International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity warns Indigenous priorities may not be heard or heeded at the COP15 UN Biodiversity Conference.

'A Cedar Is Life'
Cedar is an important part of many tribal cultures.

Northern Cree
Forty years after four brothers first came together as Northern Cree, they are releasing their first fully self-published and owned record.

Angela Houle
Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce talks with Indigenous female powerlifters about what draws them to the sport and what keeps them going.

Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve
The Łutsël K’é Dene First Nation has protected Thaidene Nëné under their own law since time immemorial.

Elizabeth Hoover
A scholar who has made a name for herself in Native food sovereignty has vowed to stop claiming to be of “Mohawk/Mi’kmaq descent” despite doing so for decades.

A group of Inuit teenage girls face off against murderous aliens that inhabit the bodies of people and animals in a new film.

Maori Pataka
The lack of baseline data on the scale and scope of Indigenous involvement in agriculture continues to be an obstacle to effective engagement of Indigenous communities.

The Pretendians
A new documentary tackles a topic that continues to generate controversy. Why are so many people claiming to be Indian?

South Fort George School in British Columbia
Many Canadians are coming to terms with the nation’s history of schooling and settler colonialism.