Activists, Attorneys Say Government Ignored Data on Negative Impact of Pipeline on Natives, Blacks
The number of Indigenous people who could be negatively impacted is larger than those living near the Dakota Access pipeline.
Google Doodle Honors Indigenous Marathoner Tom Longboat
Longboat made history in 1907 as the first member of an Indigenous tribe to win the Boston Marathon.
Indigenous Tribes Fight for Share of Sports Betting Profits
Tribes that run casinos stand to benefit from a Supreme Court ruling that lets states set their own commercial sports betting policies.
Youth Lacrosse League Head to Resign After Racism Allegations
Corey Mitchell will pass control of the Dakota Premiere Lacrosse League to a new board with Indigenous members after this season.
Meet 'Molly of Denali,' PBS Kids' New Alaska Native Star
The first nationally distributed children’s series with an Alaska Native premieres next summer.
WATCH: Martin Sensmeier Hikes Through Threatened Bears Ears Monument in 'America Divided'
The Alaska Native actor learns about the Native American conservationists who are fighting to protect the Utah monument from the Trump administration.
Martin Sensmeier to Star in Biopic on Native American Athlete Jim Thorpe
Sensmeier and the filmmakers will work with the Thorpe family and various Indigenous tribes to authentically present the legendary athlete’s story.
Appeals Court to Decide if Bayou Bridge Pipeline Construction Can Continue
It’s owned by same company as the Dakota Access pipeline.
New Documentary Chronicles Indigenous Activist History
“Warrior Women” follows Madonna Thunder Hawk and her daughter, Marcy Gilbert, as they engage with major Native American liberation movements.
Indigenous Youth Lacrosse Teams Say League Banned Them for Reporting Racist Abuse
From racist slurs on the field to arbitrary regulation enforcement, Native American players and coaches detail incidents that were routinely ignored by officials.
WATCH: Elouise Cobell Fights for Native Americans in '100 Years'
The documentary highlights how the banker sued the United States government over billions of dollars in unpaid compensation for Indigenous landowners.
Publisher Indefinitely Delays Release of Sherman Alexie Memoir
The Native American author faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment.
10 POC-Led Organizations to Support on International Women's Day
Put your Twitter fingers to good use helping people of color who identify as women.
READ: How Team Indigenous is Decolonizing Roller Derby
Roller derby’s Team Indigenous seeks to empower women and two-spirit people while addressing Native issues and desegregating a predominantly White sport.
10 Works From Indigenous Authors to Read Right Now
Writer and scholar Elissa Washuta tweeted an extensive list of books and essays from Native American writers as sexual harassment accusations mount against author Sherman Alexie.
Etsy Prevents Alaska Native Artisans From Selling Ivory Art
Per the federal Marine Mammal Protection Act, indigenous people of Alaska can legally use ivory from walrus tusks and whale teeth and bones.
READ: Now That The Cleveland Indians Dropped Its Racist Logo, What's Next?
The Atlantic argues that the choice should make it easier for other teams to follow suit.
Minnesota Changes Lake Calhoun to Original Dakota Name, Bde Maka Ska
The largest lake in Minneapolis was named for John Calhoun, an early U.S. politician and supporter of slavery.
READ: Midwifery Is on the Rise in Native Communities
A new Rewire article explores the efforts to reintegrate traditional birthing practices in Native communities in the United States and Canada.
The Words and Wisdom of Trailblazers Who Passed Away In 2017
We’re honoring some of the activists, performers and pioneers of color who died in 2017 in their own words.