Native America Calling: A Native food memoir and tribal buffalo management (December 1, 2023)The late educator, writer, and artist Thomas Pecore Weso’s memoir, Survival Food: North Woods Stories by a Menominee Cook, was just released. The new book gives readers a snapshot of his years growing up on his Wisconsin reservation in the 60s and 70s. Weso’s threads his memories in with the food that comes from hunted, […]
Lac Courte Oreilles Band reports rise in gang activity among youth (October 9, 2023)The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is adopting a no tolerance policy amid a reported rise in gang activity among youth.
SCOTUSblog: A ‘simple’ Indian law case before the U.S. Supreme Court (April 24, 2023)The case is one of the simplest the justices will hear this year, because it involves no constitutional questions and, in truth, only the interpretation of a single phrase of a single statutory provision.
U.S. Supreme Court adds more Indian Country cases to docket (January 24, 2023)Indian Country is gearing up for another round of big cases at the nation’s highest court, with water rights and tribal sovereignty on the line.
Shannon Holsey: U.S. must honor treaty promises to tribal nations (December 6, 2022)When the U.S. government keeps its treaty promises to one tribe, it is good for all tribes.
Tribal youth get a taste of food sovereignty at White House gathering (November 15, 2022)Dozens of young Native people flocked to the nation’s capital for the return of the White House Tribal Youth Forum, where they saw food sovereignty in action.
VIDEO: Tribal leaders speak at #StopColonizers rally at U.S. Supreme Court (November 10, 2022)Tribal leaders speak at a #StopColonizers rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on November 9, 2022.
Native America Calling: Native voters face new hurdles (February 28, 2022)Wisconsin is the latest state to pass a slate of new voting laws that put up barriers for many voters, including Native ones.
Native America Calling: Innovative ideas for addressing Native homelessness (September 6, 2021)Homelessness is an unfortunate reality for a disproportionate number of Native people, especially those in urban areas.
Native America Calling: Update on mining clashes (May 26, 2021)Native America Calling will hear the status of controversial mining projects being opposed by tribal nations.
Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with off-reservation casino (March 24, 2021)The Ho-Chunk Nation is moving forward with an off-reservation casino after securing support from the state of Wisconsin.
Indian Country Today: Native voters are indeed something else (November 6, 2020)Although small and difficult to measure, the Native voting population is powerful.
Indian Country Today: The power of the Native vote (October 30, 2020)Native American and Alaska Native voters have the power to determine the next president.
Indian Country Today: Ojibwe people carry on wild rice tradition amid COVID-19 (September 30, 2020)For the Ojibwe people, the healing power of the annual wild rice harvest transcends the pandemic.
Republicans rush to confirm Supreme Court nominee ahead of election (September 28, 2020)Republicans are rushing to confirm a federal judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the U.S. Supreme Court in order to give Donald Trump and their party a win ahead of the hotly contested election.
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