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Juliette Lewis Offers Words, Poetry, and Music in Memory of Misty Upham

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 00:00

While working on August: Osage County, Misty Upham befriended co-star Juliette Lewis, and the accomplished actress and musician has been the loudest voice in Hollywood...

American Indian Motion Picture Awards, Coming to a Television Near You

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 00:00

The 2014 American Indian Film Festival starts November 1 in San Francisco and runs through November 9, when it will conclude wit...

AIM Co-Founder Dennis Banks Remarks on Tragic Death of Misty Upham [Video]

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 00:00

Dennis Banks, a co-founder of the American Indian Movement, stopped by the memorial gathering for Misty Upham on Friday, on the Muckleshoot Reservation in Washington....

5 Tasteless Andrew Jackson Memes

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 00:00

It’s no secret that Andrew Jackson is our least favorite president due to his treatment of Native Americans....

Video: 5 First Nations Musical Artist Award Winners to Watch Out for From the APCMAs

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 00:00

Each year, the Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards—a celebration of artists in Canada that is hosted as part of the Manito Ahbee Festival—recognizes more than 20 Native ...

5 First Nations Musical Artist Award Winners to Watch Out for From the APCMAs

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 00:00

Each year, the Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards—a celebration of artists in Canada that is hosted as part of the Manito Ahbee Festival—recognizes more than 20 Native ...

Misty Upham's Father Says Her Death Was an Accident, but Alleges Mistreatment by Police

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 00:00

Charles Upham has released a statement regarding the death of his daughter Misty, an actress known for her work in the films Frozen River, Jimmy P., and August: Osage County...

Misty Upham's Friend Juliette Lewis Demands Inquiry: 'This Is Not a Suicide'

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 00:00

When they were colleagues on the set of August: Osage County, actresses Misty Upham and Juliette Lewis became fast friends....

Body in Washington ID'ed as Misty Upham, Family Criticizes Police as Unhelpful

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 00:00

A body found by the White River near the Muckleshoot Reservation in Washington state has been identified as Blackfeet actress Misty Upham....

Breaking: Body Found in Washington Believed to Be Misty Upham

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:00

Washington TV station KIRO reports that police in Auburn,...

Search Continues for Misty Upham; Father Responds to Media Coverage

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:00

It's now been 10 days since actress Misty Upham was last seen on the Muckleshoot Reservation near Auburn, Washington....

'The Rez Sisters': 28 Years Later, More Relevant Than Ever

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 00:00

The Rez Sisters, the 1986 play by iconic indigenous playwright Tomson Highway that celebrates Native women, with all their flaws and complex relationships, is nearing t...

A Martyr’s Crown: For My Grandmother During Domestic Violence Month (Poem)

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:00

Richard Walker, Mexican/Yaqui, is a newspaper editor in Kitsap County, Washington, and a correspondent for Indian Country Today Media Network. ...

No More 'Imaginary Indians'! NMAI Director Seeks to Tell the Real Story

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:00

In the year 2014, the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is celebrating a number of anniversaries, and museum director Kevin Gover, Pawnee, looks to use the me...

UK's Massive Glastonbury Festival Restricts Sale of Feather Headdresses

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:00

Glastonbury Festival, a giant five-day music festival in England, has announced it is restricting the sale of "warbonnet" style feather headdresses....

A Martyr’s Crown: For My Grandmother During Domestic Violence Month

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:00

Richard Walker, Mexican/Yaqui, is a newspaper editor in Kitsap County, Washington, and a correspondent for Indian Country Today Media Network. ...

Rez Drama 'Rhymes for Young Ghouls' Hits U.S. Theaters October 24

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:00

The acclaimed film Rhymes for Young Ghouls will have its U.S. theatrical premiere at five locations on October 24, followed by a DVD/digital release on November 25....

James Cameron Casting 'Avatar 2'; Seeks Native Actors

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 00:00

Casting information has been issued for Avatar 2, the sequel to director/writer/producer's James Cameron's hugely successful 2009 film, and ...

Artist as Trickster, Trickster as Art: Santiago Romero's Ceramic Coyotes [13 Photos]

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 00:00

At the 2014 Santa Fe Indian Market, I sat on the curb behind Santiago Romero’s booth for the better part of an afternoon, interviewing him and not at all minding the interruptio...

Provocative Columbus Day Artwork by Artist Gregg Deal

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 00:00

Gregg Deal is becoming well known as a performance-art provocateur with pieces like ...

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