Students who embraced the Mormon faith and succeeded academically often felt out of place on their reservations or among traditional Native practices.
Each year, teachers with no understanding of Native history, culture, or current affairs, offer mainstream and Native students damaging curriculum.
Six Native Americans who were there for the beginning of the Occupation of Alcatraz Island tell ICMN what it was like in their own words.
The Ho-Chunk Nation lets visitors sample tribal life—from pounding ash logs to make baskets to foraging in the woods.
Given the health disparities in Indian country, it is important Natives drink more water and less soda, writes fitness advocate Chelsey Luger, because water is life.
Mary Annette Pember
Sarah Agaton Howes has come a long way since her early days of selling her handmade earrings in parking lots.“It’s hard to make a living that way,” she says with a laugh. “I was lucky if I hustled enough to help pay for propane.”
Howes, Anishinabe from the Fond Lac...
Pow wow culture has given us a plethora of Native social dance styles, such as the Fancy Dance, Grass Dance and Jingle Dress Dance, as well as other traditional dance styles. One type of dance not as often seen on the pow wow circuit is the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Dance.
Native American students face more disciplinary challenges, discrimination and sub par curricula than their non-Native peers; leads to higher dropout rates.
A great loss to Turtle Island: Indian country mourns the passing of the GRAMMY winning Native artist Joseph FireCrow
Sarah Sunshine Manning
Indigenous celebrations on the 4th of July weekend have been rooted in over a century of history as a time to strengthen Native identities and communities.
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