Statement on the 10th anniversary of residential school apology

OTTAWA-The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, issued the following statement on June 11, 2018: Today we reflect on a historic milestone... — Updated 7/16/2018

Laura Ingalls Wilder's award renamed due to racism

Chicago-A division of the American Library Association voted unanimously to remove Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from a major children's literature award because the author's books... — Updated 7/16/2018

Preservation grants provide $11.4 million for 175 tribes

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service (NPS) today announced $48.9 million in historic preservation grants for U.S. states, territories, and partnering nations, and $11.4 million for... — Updated 7/16/2018

Chickasaw Nation highlights artistic works of weaver Tyra Shackleford

SULPHUR, Okla.-Tyra Shackleford has prepared a selection of her award-winning, hand-woven textiles to show to the public at the ARTesian Gallery & Studios, in Sulphur, Okla.... — Updated 7/17/2018

Native Americans compete in relay sport

GILLETTE, Wyo.-Each summer, many Native Americans enjoy participating in a centuries-old Indigenous sport. Horse Nations Indian Relay "Tour of Champions 2018" began in late May in... — Updated 7/17/2018

Fierce Girls designed to empower Indigenous girls

TORONTO, Ont.-In late June, Fierce Girls was launched at the Toronto Film Festival. Touted as the world's first superhero series created for Indigenous girls. Fierce Girls, is an... — Updated 7/17/2018

Native American life expectancy rising

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Life expectancy for American Indians is decades longer than it was in the 1960s, nearly closing the gap with the rest of the U.S. population, according to... — Updated 7/16/2018

Canadian Heritage launches engagement sessions on First Nations, Inuit and Métis languages

GATINEAU, Quebec-In June, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, launched the intensive community-based engagement sessions that will be held across Canada... — Updated 7/16/2018

CRYP receives grant for Keya cafe food truck

Eagle Butte, S. Dak.-The Cheyenne River Youth Project recently received a $10,000 South Dakota Fund grant from the South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF). "Our relationship with... — Updated 7/16/2018

AFN renews Families First call as inquiry extends mandate

Ottawa-Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett recently announced the federal government will extend the National Inquiry on Missing and... — Updated 7/16/2018

Back from the Wild Side

Somewhere inside, my brain knew it was cold. I saw white puffs when I breathed. I heard the wind whipping the chains on the courthouse flagpole. But as I put my head against the... — Updated 7/17/2018

Remember the Removal Bike Ride cyclists complete 1,000-mile memorial ride

TAHLEQUAH, OKLA.-Cyclists from the 2018 Remember the Removal Bike Ride arrived in Tahlequah Thursday, finishing their three-week trek that retraced the northern route of the Trail... — Updated 7/17/2018

First Reformed: Puzzling, Provocative, Powerful

First Reformed is a puzzling, provocative, powerful movie. Ethan Hawke stars as Ernst Toller, the rector of a very small, very old Dutch Reformed church somewhere in upstate New... — Updated 7/17/2018

Easy to Make Summer Salads

Dear Nidobak [friends], I hope summer is finding you happy, healthy, and ready to say "yes" to any and all social invitations. Bring an "easy to make" summer salad. You probably... — Updated 7/17/2018

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