United States

Date: April 17, 2014

On Tuesday, April 15, members of the Onondaga Nation, a treaty-­‐recognized sovereign nation with homelands in upstate New York, filed a petition against the United States with the Inter-­‐American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).

Date: April 2, 2014

Underground Railway Theater’s production of Sila will be showing at the Central Square Theater in Cambridge starting April 24, 2014.

Date: March 10, 2014

Deborah Spears Moorehead, an artist from the Seaconke, Pokanoket, Wampanoag, Narragansett, Pequot, Mohawk, and Nipmuc Tribal Nations in New England, has been drawing since she can remember.

Date: March 10, 2014

In 1883, my grandfather, Saste, was a child of seven years. With his parents, he traveled in a group into the Black Hills in South Dakota for a sacred prayer journey to Washun Niye, a site from which Mother Earth breathes.

Date: March 10, 2014

The idea of language loss is so foreign to ethnocentric America that in order to help my students make sense of it, I often turn history on its head: Imagine a hypothetical age of World War Z.

Date: March 10, 2014

When I first began making Heenetiineyoo3eihiiho’ (Language Healers), a film on the subject of Native language loss and revitalization, some of the people I know said things like, “When languages disappear, that’s natural; it’s s

Date: March 7, 2014
Would you believe that the Hawaiian voyaging movement began as a scientific and social experiment?
Date: March 5, 2014

Native art is not just what was in the past; any kind of art has to grow,” explains Amalia FourHawks of the Fire Hawk Studio in Florence, Massachusetts.

Date: February 26, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
12pm-2pm
Suffolk University Law School
Function Room, First Floor
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA

Date: February 26, 2014
Date: February 25, 2014

Set amidst rolling prairies and the Badlands, Young Lakota shares with viewers the perspectives of three young Lakota as they find themselves in the middle of political controversy in the small town of Kyle on South Dakota’s Pin

Date: February 11, 2014

Ua hoʻomaka ke aukahi hoʻokele waʻa Hawaiʻi ma ke ʻano he hoʻokolohua ʻepekema a pilikanaka.  Ua hoʻokumu ʻia ka Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) ma ka makahiki ʻUmikumamaiwakanahikukumamakolu e Ben Finney he hulikanaka, Herb Kawainui K

Date: February 2, 2014
The National Congress of American Indians did not have the funds to run this ad during the Super Bowl. You should watch it and share it anyway.
Date: January 31, 2014

On January 30, 2014, two days after President Obama’s State of the Union address, policy makers, elected officials, tribal leaders, and the press convened in a Washington DC studio for the annual State of Indian Nations address.

Date: January 29, 2014

By Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission

Date: January 16, 2014
The Chickasaw Nation’s online video network, Chickasaw.tv, has been relaunched in a new, vibrant and dynamic platform. Chickasaw.tv is a high-definition, video-rich network created to increase awareness of the culture, legacy and continuing contributions of the Chickasaw people.
Date: January 10, 2014

By Brian McDermott

Date: January 10, 2014
The idea of language loss is so foreign an idea for ethnocentric America that when trying to get students in my classes to gain an understanding of the impact of losing one’s language, I often turn history on its head through a conversation like the following: What if, in a hypothetical age of World War Z, you were living in a small English speaking community in Czechoslovakia when calamity hit and you were cut off from the rest of the world.
Date: December 30, 2013
Alexei Auld, an alum of Sundance’s Native Writing Workshop, read excerpts of his new novel, Tonto Canto Pocahontas, in November at Fondo del Sol Museum in Washington, DC. Surrounded by paintings and sculptures created by Indigenous artists, Alexei Auld held the multiethnic, multicultural audience spellbound with his humorous reading and insightful responses during the Q&A.
Date: December 26, 2013
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