Trump Gives Finger to Native Americans

Chief Red Cloud, late 1800s: 'They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they never kept but one: they promised to take our land, and they took it.'

For Sale: Wounded Knee; Johnny Depp, Grandstander; Chief Red Cloud, 93, Walks On

WOUNDED KNEE for sale? JOHNNY DEPP grandstands about buying it and returning it to the Tribe, but it's only noise; remembering CHIEF OLIVER RED CLOUD


The Indian Wars Are Not Over

The new Indian Wars are coming towards Rice Lake, Minnesota, as tribes rise up in protest against fossil fuel and extractive mining proposals. It's not only Keystone XL anymore.

South Dakota PUC to Tribes: Drop Dead

Tribes rebuffed in attempt to air grievances in Keystone XL pipeline hearings; Lower Brule Sioux rejects Keystone XL, demands immediate removal of TransCanada from South Dakota.


Revitalizing the Lakota Language

A substantial grant for revitalizing the Lakota language in early childhood; deconstruction for Mother Earth; solar panels for the Red Lake Nation

100 Years Later: Fort Sill Apache Still Fighting to Return to Homelands

March 7 marked the 100th anniversary of the release from prisoner of war status of the Chiricahua-Warm Springs Apache Tribe, aka the FORT SILL APACHE TRIBE. Now the tribe is hoping to reclaim its ancient homeland in New Mexico....


Why Standing Rock Matters

In this measured but impassioned essay, LIZ PEREZ HALPERIN, Native American and Navy Veteran, explains the issues surrounding the Standing Rock resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Must reading.

Feeling the Spirit, Orcas Circle Ferry as It Carries Native Artifacts to Ancestral Home

When a ferry showed up in Puget Sound carrying Native artifacts to the Burke Museum in Seattle, nearly three dozen orcas escorted it safely to the terminal. Coincidence, or feeling the spirit?


‘It’s Almost Like We’re Standing Against an Evil Giant’

NAVAJO WOMEN are rising up against unfettered oil and gas development on Native lands; a statue of CHIEF JOSEPH of the Nez Perce is going into Statuary Hall.

Wounded Knee Update: Auction Set for Oct. 1

An update on the fate of WOUNDED KNEE, plus an unforgettable letter to the editor in response to Jim Czywczysnki's attempt to sell the land. Also: the Yin and Yang of wind farms


Joseph FireCrow Jr. Walks On

Remembering JOSEPH FIRECROW, cultural ambassador and GRAMMY winning Northern Cheyenne flute player, who walked on at age 58.

Tribes Nix Nugent

Placing principle above profit, two Native American tribes have cancelled concerts by TED NUGENT at Tribally-owned venues over the washed-up extremist rocker's racist, hate-filled remarks.