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Ancient Interpreters: Virgil Ortiz

Jay Tavare | Posted 10.06.2012 | Arts
Jay Tavare

Virgil Ortiz represents his heritage with dignity and style while creating global awareness of his culture and opportunities for his tribal community -- especially the Native youth, which to him are the future.

The Lakota Way: Conservation of a Culture, People and Planet

Charles Orgbon | Posted 09.25.2012 | Teen
Charles Orgbon

Many Lakota people believe that resorting back to the Lakota traditions of hunting, spirituality and language is a part of the solution for restoring the economy and renewing the spirit of the people.

Alex Hesbrook: A Dream On Buckskin

Waking Youth | Posted 09.08.2012 | Religion
Waking Youth

My buckskin dress is the first representation, both spiritually and artistically, of the person I not only saw myself as at the time, but the person I am 12 years later, and no doubt the person I will be several decades from now.

Gathering Of Nations Brings 500 Tribes Together

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | Religion

(Fixes spelling of MacDonald in 19th paragraph) By Zelie Pollon ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 28 (Reuters) - Tomé Roubideaux...

Tatanka Iyotanka (Sitting Bull) Was a Pure Lakota Traditionalist

Tim Giago | Posted 06.29.2012 | Home
Tim Giago

One cold winter day Tatanka Iyotanka (Sitting Bull), the great Lakota warrior, was sitting on a bench in front of his home with his two wives on the S...

Why Native American Truths Can Heal The World

Joseph M. Marshall III | Posted 06.11.2012 | Religion
Joseph M. Marshall III

There are wise people in the world from all walks of life, from many nations and cultures. It is our hope that one day wisdom -- rather than might, arrogance and bluster -- will rule the world.

Lakotas Launch Hunger Strike Against Tar Sands Pipelines

Rocky Kistner | Posted 06.03.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

In the Dakotas, members of the proud Lakota Nation rose in protest this week to join a 48-hour hunger strike in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline -- and all tar sands pipelines -- they say will destroy precious water resources and ancestral lands in the U.S and in Canada.

Stars Come Out for Wirikuta

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
Tracy L. Barnett

Some 800 Wixarika people -- 18 busloads -- are gathering in the desert below are expected to descend on this tiny town within an hour and will begin the trek up the sacred mountain of Cerro Quemado, the place where they believe the sun was born.

Message From the Gods: Unite to Defend the Birthplace of the Sun

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
Tracy L. Barnett

They came by the hundreds from the Western Sierra Madre, native Wixarika or Huichol people on a spiritual quest, seeking to consult with the spirits of their ancestors. This year, however, would be vastly different from years past.

'The Outside of a Horse is Good for the Inside of a Man'

Tim Giago | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green
Tim Giago

There in a small clearing my flashlight pointed out what had happened. Lacey had given birth and shot the baby under a barbed wire fence so that she and the other horses were on one side of the fence and the foal was on the other.

The Irony of the Black Hills Buffalo Roundup

Tim Giago | Posted 12.02.2011 | Home
Tim Giago

What started out as a small roundup attended mainly by ranchers has expanded into a spectacle that includes a Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival, exhibits of Native American and Western arts, crafts, musicians, dancers and poets, and educational programs.

The Myth of Thanksgiving and the Legacy of Manifest Destiny

Aaron Huey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Aaron Huey

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HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Dr. Patricia Nez Henderson, Native American Health Advocate

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Every day on HuffPost, we're highlighting one 'Greatest Person' -- an exceptional individual who is confronting the country's economic and political c...

From New York to Heligoland: Conversations With Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja and The Hundred In The Hands, Plus KT Tunstall's Video Exclusives Pts. 4 & 5

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Usually Massive Attack's projects are almost like a song cycle. What was the approach while making your the new album, Heligoland?

Solar Power International 2010 Day 1: Lakota Sioux Leading Nation Away From Fossil Fuels

Rebekah and Stephen Hren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebekah and Stephen Hren

Henry Red Cloud is a respected Lakota elder fighting a war against poverty and unemployment on the reservation and against our nation's dependence on planet-killing fossil fuels.

The Revival of the Lakota Language

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tim Giago

There has been a big push of late to re-awaken the language, and it has been a fight for the Lakota instructors to get the young people to respond to their message.