Tom Cole: Promoting tribal sovereignty and self-determination in Congress (November 27, 2023)As the longest serving Native American in the U.S. House of Representatives, the privilege and honor it is to represent the interests of tribes in Congress is certainly not lost on me.
Canadian documentary focuses on ‘Icon’ who based career on Native identity (October 25, 2023)A Canadian news documentary focuses on the Native identity claims of one of the most celebrated performers in entertainment history.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation renews commitment to language revitalization (October 16, 2023)Language has always been essential to our culture as Cherokee people, as it serves as the unbroken chain connecting us to our ancestors.
Report confirms slow progress on repatriation of ancestors and sacred items (October 10, 2023)It’s been more than 30 years since the passage of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and federal agencies and museums are still far behind in complying with NAGPRA.
President Biden issues another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 9, 2023)President Joe Biden has another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the third of his administration.
Criminal charges announced in Indigenous identity fraud case (September 21, 2023)Criminal charges have been laid against three family members who lied about being indigenous for personal and monetary gain.
Native America Calling: Maui fire response turns to healing, rebuilding (September 20, 2023)Native America Calling checks in with the rebuilding effort in Hawaii following disastrous fires on Maui.
George Thompson: The plight of our sacred Hickory Ground (August 7, 2023)In our Muscogee culture, once a body is at rest, it is supposed to remain there forever and complete its lifecycle, returning to earth.
Native America Calling: Looking ahead to the coming school year (August 2, 2023)Join Native America Calling to get a snapshot of what Native educators see ahead in the new school year.
Native America Calling: Robots help teach STEM and Native languages (April 21, 2023)Ojibwe inventor Danielle Boyer is on a quest to make technology more accessible to interested Native students.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation welcomes investments in Native languages (January 17, 2023)The Cherokee language is a bedrock of our strength as a tribe.
Native America Calling: When language translations go wrong (January 11, 2023)The federal government issued translations on official documents to help Native people following destructive storms in Alaska. The trouble is, the text is indecipherable.
Auction under fire for sale of items from Battle of Little Bighorn (January 10, 2023)A non-Native collector who claims to know a secret tribal language is selling items that supposedly came from Little Bighorn and other battles. Some have doubts.
Harold Frazier: Nation-to-nation policy must be law of the land (November 30, 2022)Native Sovereign Nations are prior sovereigns, embodying the inalienable and inherent rights of Native Peoples bestowed by our Creator.
Native Sun News Today: Wounded Knee descendants left out of repatriation process (November 28, 2022)The descendants of Chief Spotted Elk, a Lakota leader who was murdered at Wounded Knee in 1890, are speaking out.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation keeps our language alive (November 21, 2022)Cherokee language is core to our culture and our identity as a distinct people.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation cares for our homelands (November 7, 2022)The Cherokee people have always been deeply connected to the land.
Elizabeth Woody: The Museum at Warm Springs celebrates tribal heritage (November 2, 2022)At The Museum at Warm Springs, we celebrate our unique cultures, traditions, histories, arts and languages every month.
Native food sovereignty figure admits no tribal connections (October 21, 2022)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.
‘Huge loss for the world’: Lakota cultural bearer Kevin Locke passes on (October 5, 2022)Kevin Locke — renowned hoop dancer, flute player and educator of Lakota language and culture — passed away suddenly at the age of 68.
Native Sun News Today: A brief history of the pow wow (October 4, 2022)The real history of pow wows is being made by people today, by just having pow wows.
‘I am humbled and deeply honored’: Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) joins U.S. Congress (September 15, 2022)Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) delivers her first speech after being sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
‘Just a terrific week’: Native women break new ground in nation’s capital (September 15, 2022)It’s been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government.
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