NOT GUILTY: Native Journalist Jenni Monet cleared of #NoDAPL related charges
NOT GUILTY: Native Journalist Jenni Monet cleared of #NoDAPL related charges, including criminal trespassing and engaging in a riot
Former Senator Mark Begich jumps into Alaska governor race, creates a three way contest
Former Alaska Sen. Mark Begich jumped into the race for the governor of Alaska Friday.
Native American Journalists Association gives top awards to Mary Pember and Mark Trahant
Mary Annette Pember named 2018 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipient and Mark Trahant named 2018 NAJA Richard LaCourse Award recipient
Kinder Morgan Woes - Trudeau: First Nations have no veto power; Tribal opponents declare war
Some First Nations oppose the Canadian government's purchase of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Challenging Trudeau’s veto claim, Indigenous Rights Bill passes in House of Commons.
#NativeVote18 Candidates look for party nominations in elections set for Tuesday
A variety of state laws determine who can vote and what the results will mean come November, California and South Dakota both have unusual election twists.
#NoDAPL Water Protector Michael “Little Feather” Giron Sentenced to 36 months in prison
#NoDAPL Water Protector will be credited with time served during the past 15 months.
Interior and Park Service: $60 Million in Historic Preservation Grants to States and Tribes
Interior and National Park Service Announce more than $60 Million in Historic Preservation Grants to States and Tribes
Join AMERIND Risk & NAIHC in San Diego for Educational Networking Forum
2018 AMERIND Risk | NAIHC Annual Convention & Trade Show in San Diego, California!
Canadian Government announces it will purchase Kinder Morgan Pipeline for 3.45 billion US
Bonaparte Indian Band Chief Ryan Day told HuffPost Canada the debate over Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is breaking down relationships between Indigenous groups.
#NativeVote18 Not just a political ad - Candidates are changing the very image of Native people on TV
#NativeVote18: Here’s one way that Native politicians have already won this election: Stereotypes are shattered every time a campaign commercial is produced and aired
Quinault Member Jimmy Smith-Kramer Killed in Alleged Racially-Charged Confrontation
Alleged war-whoops as Quinault tribal member Jimmy Smith-Kramer killed after hit by a truck in alleged racially-charged confrontation
Weekly Television News Series, Wassaja, hosted and produced by Mark Trahant now on FNX
A new FNX TV Series Wassaja. Mark Trahant hosts: ‘Why Wassaja? This name sets the tone for what we want to accomplish, It was the name for two great newspapers from our history.’
Before it's over, May is Foster Care Month: Native foster families are needed
Native foster families are needed: The State of Utah is one example, there are an estimated 130 Native children in state custody, but less than 20 Native foster and kinship homes
20-year-old Muscogee entrepreneur wants to change the way we snack
Denny Dore is a 20-year-old Muscogee entrepreneur who wants to change the way we snack with his patent-pending invention, the Cup Buddy.
The case for a Billy Frank statue in the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall
There are seven Native American heroes now in the Statuary Hall. Billy Frank, Jr. deserves a spot too.
Memorial Day Tribute: Two-Spirit Cherokee Artist Tony Enos Honors Military with “I Cry”
Memorial Day Tribute: Two-Spirit Cherokee Artist Tony Enos Honors Military with “I Cry”
Exclusive Video: Native man removed by police from Hibbett Sports after “weird dreads” 911 call
Robert Robedeaux, who was shopping at Hibbett Sports in Owasso, Oklahoma filmed himself being escorted off the property by three police officers, he says it was racially motivated
#NativeVote18 Debra Topping latest Minnesota candidate to run for Lt. Governor; Three Native women seeking that office
Three Native women running for Lt. Gov. in Minnesota. Debra Topping, Ojibwe, latest candidate to run.
UPDATE: AMNH Removes Headdress -- American Museum of Natural History had $999 Native headdress
With a price tag of $999, the New York Museum of Natural History is selling a Native influenced headdress in their gift shop
Native American Lacrosse teams expelled from league after reporting racial abuse
Three Native American lacrosse teams, 7 Flames, Subseca, Lightning Stick Society expelled from Dakota Premier Lacrosse League after citing racial insults and injuries over rougher playing
#NativeVote18 She’s cool. And it’s why Paulette Jordan could be Idaho’s next governor
A plethora of reasons why Paulette Jordan could be Idaho's and the country's first Native American governor. By Mark Trahant
#NativeVote18: Deb Haaland in a tight three-way race; Gavin Clarkson draws controversy with Team Trump flag
#NativeVote18: As voters head to the polls in New Mexico for Deb Haaland, Gavin Clarkson is stirring up controversy running under a Team Trump flag.
#NativeVote18 Donna Bergstrom tapped as candidate for Minnesota Lieutenant Governor
#NativeVote18 Donna Bergstrom tapped as candidate for Minnesota Lieutenant Governor. Peggy Flanagan, White Earth Ojibwe, is running as a Democrat
Complete list of the 2018 Indigenous Music Award Winners include Supaman, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Pat Vegas
Complete list of the 2018 Indigenous Music Award Winners. You can also watch the livestream if you missed the live show.
Black Eyed Peas release thought-provoking call to action video ‘Ring the Alarm pt.1, pt.2, pt.3’
Taboo, Will.i.am and Apl.De.Ap of the Black Eyed Peas recite extended lyrical verses in a six-minute revolutionary and social activist militant-themed video, ‘Ring the Alarm pt.1, pt.2, pt.3’
Piikani Nation of Canada to join The Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council
Piikani Nation will be presenting their nation’s flag to the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council (RMTLC) for formal recognition of their accepted petition
Fort Hall to host the 2018 National Basketball Tournament - Shoni Schimmel and Jenna Plumley to attend
Fort Hall to host the 2018 National Basketball Tournament Shoni Schimmel and Jenna Plumley to attend.
Video of Cherokee student detained at Marymount College for showing tribal ID goes viral
Cherokee student Nicolas Rojas showed his tribal ID to a security guard who refused to give it back or offer an explanation. Marymount California University President apologizes.
New Mexico's Laguna Elementary School receives $26.2 million for new school construction
Laguna Elementary School is the first school to be awarded under the BIA Replacement School List. They are getting $26.2 million for a new school construction.
Report finds Indian Country’s population is slowing, part of a national trend
According to the CDC, Indian Country’s population is slowing
Viva Las Vegas! Shoni Schimmel signs with the WNBA Aces
Look out Las Vegas, Here comes Shoni Schimmel to the WNBA Aces.
Indian Country Today E-Weekly Newsletter: May 16, 2018
Paulette Jordan, A new ICT logo and Kalani Queypo speaking Pamunkey and more in this week's ICT newsletter
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says they will no longer honor teams with Native mascots
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation CEO Richard Besser: “In honoring Washington and Kansas City’s football teams, we became part of the problem. Our organization won't honor racism anymore.”
#NativeVote18 - Paulette Jordan wins over Idaho Democrats who pick her as the party nominee
Paulette Jordan wins more than 60 percent of the primary vote; Jordan is the first woman to ever win a party’s gubernatorial nomination in Idaho.
Kalani Queypo talks about portraying Chacrow in ‘Jamestown’ and speaking Pamunkey
Speaking the Pamunkey language. A conversation with Kalani Queypo about portraying Chacrow in the series ‘Jamestown’
Making news, making history, and breaking rules. Idaho’s Paulette Jordan announces an all-female ticket
Paulette Jordan has announced her running mate, Kristin Collum. Idaho will tally votes Tuesday night and Paulette Jordan is already making a lot of history.
Magic moment as Canadian politician speaks Mohawk to last living Mohawk code talker Levi Oakes
Canadian Politician Marc Miller stopped at the home of the last living Mohawk code talker Levi Oakes
A Happy Mother’s Day wish: All types of moms included
Happy Mother's Day to ALL types of mom's out there - A Happy Mother’s Day Wish from Vincent Schilling
Martin Sensmeier tackles ‘Bears Ears’ controversy tonight on the EPIX series ‘America Divided’
‘Who Controls the Land’ with correspondent Martin Sensmeier, produced by Sterlin Harjo and Lucian Read premieres tonight on EPIX
Countdown Begins: Indian Country Today will unveil new digital platform and logo June 4th
Indian Country Today will reveal its new updated logo and mobile-designed platform at the National Congress of American Indians Mid-Year Conference in Kansas City
Mohawk Brothers Detained By Police On Colorado Campus Tour Gain National Attention
After Mohawk Brothers incident - School Apologizes, American Indian Graduate Center Expresses Disappointment, Heavy Metal Band Cattle Decapitation gives brothers guest list access for life for wearing their shirt.
Notah Begay III Foundation and Shakopee tribe team up to promote healthy beverage consumption in Native communities
$250,000 SMSC grant to expand foundation’s Water First! initiative
‘American Gods’ on Starz: Now Casting for 18-20’s Native Female Character Sam Blackcrow
Author Neil Gaiman on Twitter: “I was adamant when Starz and Fremantle first wanted to make American Gods that the racial background of characters in the book would be respected.”
Tara Sweeney Nominated: Would Be First Alaska Native Assistant Secretary For Indian Affairs
As Indian Affairs leader, Tara Sweeney says her job would be to advocate for effective consultation and tribal self-determination.
VA and Navajo Nation To Host Event For Veterans With Disabilities Eligible For VA Pension
May 10th event in Arizona “Your Service. Our Mission: Bringing VA Benefits Home” Helps Native veterans with disabilities related to military service file pension claims