Archives For Indigenous People

1. Indigenous Rights Denied

Mexican Zapatista National Liberation Army
AP photo/Joe Cavaretta
Mexican Zapatista rebels are showered with rose petals as they arrive to the Nativitas forest in Xochimilco, Mexico, on the southern edge of Mexico City, Friday September 12, 1997.

2. Montreal Massacre’s 25th Anniversary Unites Canadians Against Violence Toward All Women

Paul Chiasson/Canadian Press
A monument to the 14 female nursing students who were victims of the 1989 massacre at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, in Quebec.

3. Video: A Personal Story of Cultural Genocide and Childhood Removal

Becky Personal ICWA Story
A woman named Becky tells a very personal story of cultural genocide and removal.

4. 4 Native Women Athletes in the Hall of Fame You Might Not Know About
Ryneldi Becenti (Navajo) was one of the first Native American women to play in the WNBA.

5. He Was a Father, a Soldier, a Gold Mine: Brothers in Vietnam and Life Pt. 2

Mervyn Hillis in Vietnam

6. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Eliminating All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Seeking environmental justice for Indigenous Peoples and others through the elimination of discrimination at CERD in Geneva.

1. U.N. Sounds the Alarm on Climate Change While Emphasizing Opportunities

UN Photo/Amanda Voisard
Participants at press conference to launch Synthesis Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), including (centre) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri. Copenhagen, Denmark, on November 2.

2. Billy Mills, Robby Benson to Look Back at ‘Running Brave’ 31 Years Later

Photo courtesy Indiana University.
Billy Mills, left, with Robby Benson during the filming of ‘Running Brave.’ Photo courtesy Indiana University.

3. Native American Heritage Month: A Message About Voting

4. World Conference Takes Concrete Action to Benefit Indigenous Peoples

5. Making Voting Friendly, the Alaska Native Way

Stephanie Woodard
Standing from left addressing a Manokotak Village council meeting, Grace Mulipola, from Native Village of Koliganek, Bristol Bay Native Corporation legal assistant and early-vote project manager; Rose Wassillie, absentee voting official of Togiak and village resource specialist for Bristol Bay Native Corporation; and Arline Franklin, the absentee voting official of Native Village of Manokotak. Seated at right is Mike Toyukak, lead plaintiff in the recent successful voting-rights lawsuit, Toyukak v. Treadwell.

6. A Response to Glenn Morris’s Column

7. Arizona Indian Gaming Association to Showcase a Decade of Gaming Progress

8. This Rapper Wants to Set a New Guinness Record, and He’s Doing it for MMIW

source: Kickstarter
MC RedCloud looks to set a record and help a cause with a marathon rap performance.

9. Tlingit Haida Central Council: Sen. Begich Will Fight for Our Future

10. Fully Recovered, Rescued Golden Eagle Takes Flight

Ironside Bird Rescue Inc.
Munchie, the baby golden eagle found by an 11-year-old boy in July, was finally recovered enough from its throat infection to be set free in October.

11. Team One Spirit Completes New York City Marathon; Running for Lakota Youth

12. Looking to Help Natives Regain Control in NM, Detox Center to Open in Gallup

13. Cherokee Nation Opens New $5M Substance Abuse Treatment Center

Cherokee Nation
The new Jack Brown Center campus in Tahlequah

14. Colonialism Lives in the U.N. Rights Declaration

1. The Power of ‘Thank You’ and ‘I’m Sorry’

2. Video: ICTMN’s Man on the Street: How Many Tribes Are There?

3. 5 Super Bowl XLVIII Bets: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

4. Navajo Nation Council Approves Junk Food Tax to Fight Obesity

Flickr Creative Commons/Rupert Ganzer

5. Let’s Get ‘Sirius’ About the Dog Star, Sky’s Brightest Twinkler

Yuuji Kitahara
Sirius, the Dog Star or Wolf to many cultures across time, as seen through a very modern telescope.

6. The U.S. Has Abandoned Natives

7. Officials Will Not Be Charged in Peru’s Forced Sterilization Program

Karel Navarro/AP
Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori

8. Punxsutawney Phil Gets His Pre-Super Bowl 15 Minutes of Groundhog Day Fame

Today the groundhog will stick his head out of the ground and, hopefully, will not run right back in.

9. Goodell Defends R-Word in Pre-Super Bowl Press Conference

Associated Press

10. Troy Eid: Violence, PTSD Are Killing Native Youth

AP Photo/Anchorage Daily News, Erik Hill
Chair Troy Eid, right, addresses the audience as fellow commissioners Ted Quasula, left, and Carole Goldberg of the Indian Law and Order Commission review a section of their report at the 23rd Annual BIA Tribal Providers Conference on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

11. Inside the Latest Stalled Carcieri Fix

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), left, and Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) sat together during the State of the Union address last week.

12. The BIA’s Cobell Land Buy Back Plan Is a Mess

13. Peru’s Amazon Jungle: Rich, Lush and Worth Saving

Hans Tammemagi
Boating on the Rio De Madres Dios in the Amazon jungle in Manu, Peru.

14. New Mexico-Arizona Tribal Ski Programs Help to Heal America

Colleen Keane
Olympian Suzy “Chapstick” Chaffee (middle) teaches Jason and Jayla Abeyta (Ohkey Owingeh/San Juan Pueblo) how to joyfully fly like eagles on skis down Pajarito Mountain.

15. Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California: The Latest Threat to Tribal Land

16. A World Conference on Indigenous Peoples With No Indigenous?

17. Native History: ‘The World’s Fastest Indian’ Opens in Theaters
New Zealand’s Burt Munro in 1962.

18. ‘NotYourMascot’ Trends on Twitter Over Super Bowl Weekend [37 Images]

19. Native American Fans Celebrate Seattle Win, Shocked by Denver Loss

Associated Press/Seth Wenig
A Seattle Seahawks fan celebrates as the Seahawks come up with a safety against the Denver Broncos the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J.

20. Coca-Cola’s ‘America the Beautiful’ Super Bowl Ad Causes Stir
Up to 90 percent of the homes on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation rely on propane for heating.