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PHOTOS: Young Monaco Royal Wears Native American Costume

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.05.2012 | Style

Have we learned ANYTHING from Karlie Kloss?

Undoubtedly Offensive: What We Can Learn From No Doubt's Big Mistake

Mac Bishop | Posted 01.05.2013 | Impact
Mac Bishop

While I find it hard to believe that No Doubt didn't anticipate this controversy, I can relate to their naïveté and well-meaning apology.

Scott Brown's Shameful Campaign

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

In an era of cool media, Brown has what it takes to be red hot, which makes the campaign he's running against Elizabeth Warren puzzling if not downright disgusting. But let's start with puzzling.

Olympians: Higher, Faster, Stronger

Jay Tavare | Posted 11.18.2012 | Sports
Jay Tavare

Above all the glory and the unfulfilled dreams, is the higher purpose of the Olympic Games. For 17 days, the world's nations put away their differences and political and religious issues in order to meet in an arena of competition where winning is not the only goal.

American Indian Poverty and the Potential of Focusing on Education

Erik Stegman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Erik Stegman

2012-08-28-scblog2.pngThe federal government needs to make improving Native education a serious priority. If it can provide a top-notch education to the children of our nation's military families, why can't the same be said for children in tribal communities?

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 Last of Her Breed -- Elbys Onea Naiche Hugar

Jay Tavare | Posted 09.15.2012 | Impact
Jay Tavare

Elbys Onea Naiche Hugar was the last of her breed. In her crackling sweet voice that commanded attention, she told me that she was the last of her generation. All of her close family members had passed away, so she was the only one left.

An All-American Korean American 4th of July

Terra Trevor | Posted 09.02.2012 | Parents
Terra Trevor

I wanted to give my kids what was given to me, to make it possible for them to gather pieces of Korean American culture and braid it into our lives, to show them how to hold their heritage high.

From 'Talking Leaves' to Native Media Summit in Santa Fe

Tim Giago | Posted 09.01.2012 | Media
Tim Giago

After more than 30 years of working in the Indian media on radio, television and finally as a newspaper publisher I have seen so many changes in Indian country, especially in the media, that I believe this media summit comes at the right time.

Martin's Legacy: A Dying Native American Leads the Charge for Change

Chris Bashinelli | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Chris Bashinelli

What's astonishing is that although Martin lives in one of the most economically challenging areas of the country, he refuses to put himself first. He struggles out of bed with one goal in mind -- to find employment for the reservation's youth.

Winnetou: The German Apache

Jay Tavare | Posted 08.15.2012 | Home
Jay Tavare

Over the years, the Winnetou films have been shown numerous times on European television. This could explain some of the fascination the Germans have with American Indians, particularly with the Apache.

If You Commit a Crime, Can You Escape Prosecution by Fleeing to a Native American Reservation?

Quora | Posted 07.10.2012 | Crime

Each tribe sets the rules on how local and federal law enforcement operate on the reservation, within limits.

Warren Explains Her Newly RevealedHeritage

AP | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

BRAINTREE, Mass. -- Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday she listed herself as having Native American heritage in law scho...

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...

Documentary Follows Native American Spiritual Leader Through Healing Rituals

Posted 04.26.2012 | Arts

Shoshana and Nathan Philips are from the Omaha tribe in northeastern Nebraska, where Shoshana served as a healer and educator. She was diagnosed with ...

VAWA: Because Every Man, Woman and Child in America Is at Risk and Every Crime Victim Deserves Justice

Christine Pelosi | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

It is said April is the cruelest month and certainly this April Florida Governor Rick Scott landed the cruelest act, vetoing funding for rape crisis c...

Gerry Smith

On Tribal Lands, Digital Divide Brings New Form Of Isolation | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.23.2012 | Technology

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- Like many college students, Wilhelmina Tsosie must go online to complete her assignments. But unlike the vast majority of Americ...

Michelle Obama's Ancestors: Rebecca Jumper (aka Coleman)

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.22.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

Michelle's maternal grandmother, Rebecca Jumper, did an admirable job of keeping her past a secret, but that's probably because she didn't know much about it herself. That's unfortunate, because hers is an intriguing history.

Native Americans Fight To Prevent Languages' 'Extinction'

Posted 02.18.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/17/2012 06:56 PM EST on LiveScience VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Many of the wor...

Grammy Protest Fights the Elimination of Cultural Categories

Voto Latino | Posted 04.17.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

Did a small minority of industry insiders just eliminate "ethnic" music from the Grammys? It was a week filled with momentous coincidences.

Can Small Farms Help Native Americans?

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

On our way across North Carolina, we stopped to chat with some Native American Farmers trying to change the food and work situation in their communities.

Native Americans and the Economic Termination Era

David Kimelberg | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
David Kimelberg

History does repeat itself, but sometimes in a veiled, and often sinister, way. When market share replaces land resources, overt termination takes on more covert forms.

Project Bugsplat

Robert Koehler | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

"Bugsplat" is a term of ultimate disrespect and indifference, and it begins with a state of mind. The global Occupy movement, with its humane and nonviolent core certainty, is tipping the balance. Finally it comes down to this: Occupy consciousness.

VOTE: Does 'Pocahontas' Opera Snub Native Americans?

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

A Duluth, Minnesota production of "Pocahontas: A Woman of Two Worlds," an opera, is facing criticism this week for failing to cast a single Native Ame...

Native American Artifact Dealers Wary After Grave Sites Robbed

AP | By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 10.19.2011 | Denver

SANTA FE, N.M. -- It's been two years since swarms of federal agents burst into nearly two dozen homes scattered throughout the archeologically rich S...