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History of the Mandan People Wins 2015 Pulitzer Prize

21 hours 1 min ago

In the Heart of the World, where the Heart and Missouri Rivers meet, the Mandan Tribe was once in tune with the geography, inhospitable climate and the cosmos....

Read a Page From the Adam Sandler Script That Caused Native Actors to Quit

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00

Native actors who walked off the set of Adam Sandler’s movie The Ridiculous Six managed to snap a quick photograph of one of the pages of the script that shows offensiv...

Video: Adam Sandler's Producer To Native Actors: 'Sensitive? You Can Leave'

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00

In an exclusive video obtained by one of the actors on set, Goldie Tom, Native Actors discuss their disappointment on the set of the Adam Sandler movie....

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly Condemns Adam Sandler Film

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 00:00

On Wednesday, about a dozen Native American actors ...

Social Media Firestorm Shoots Down ‘Pow Wow’ TV Show in Montreal

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00

On Monday, a TV network based in Montreal launched a French-language music show titled ‘Pow Wow’, but after 24 hours of social media backlash, ICI Radio-Canada Télé wa...

Native Actors Walk off Set of Adam Sandler Movie After Insults to Women, Elders

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 00:00

Approximately a dozen Native actors and actresses, as well as the Native cultural advisor, left the set of Adam Sandler’s newest film production...

Hello, Albuquerque! Red Earth Is Back -- and So Is the Electric 49

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 00:00

There is a special buzz being created for this year's Gathering of Nations.  Red Earth, along with Casper and The Mighty 602 Band, will be ...

Is This Native Toddler the Cutest Baby in Montana? You Can Vote!

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 00:00

We all know that Native beauty comes in all shapes and sizes—and, of course, ages....

David Bradley's Ironic and Iconic Paintings Capture Indian Country [8 Images]

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 00:00

David Bradley needed Santa Fe and Santa Fe needed David Bradley....

I Am Not Your Mascot, Biloxi!

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:00

Oki, good day!...

'Native Guitars Tour' Promises 3 Nights of Rocking in ABQ, April 22-24

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:00

There is always plenty of excitement and activity in Albuquerque during this time of year.  The 2015 Gathering of Nations will be held April 23-25.  There is no shortage of sigh...

Marlon Brando and Billy Frank: Gyasi Ross Pays Poetic Tribute [Video]

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00

Gyasi Ross currently signs his columns for ICTMN "Editor at Large" or some version of "Author/Attorney/Activist/Dad"—the author of The Thing About Skins is a Skin with...

Native Humor: 10 MORE Signs You May Be Native

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 00:00

Once again, we're looking at those traits and habits that are particular to Native Americans—as submitted by real Native Americans on Twitter, using the hashtag #YouMayBeNativeI...

Rooney Mara Says Pan's Tiger Lily and Tribe Are 'Natives of Neverland'

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00

In March 2014, the announcement that Rooney Mara had been cast to play Tigerlily in Pan, a planned prequel to the Peter Pan story, caught many Natives off-guar...

Tohono O’odham Community College Gets Top-Notch Art Degree Program

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:00

Fransisco A. Fraire Jr. has been drawing for as long as he can remember....

Hoop Dancer and Healer Jones Benally Has Seen it All

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 00:00

Age is only a concept to Dine hoop dancer Jones Benally, born in an octagonal home on the Navajo reservation in the dirt floor/no water/no electricity days before birth certific...

Night Shield Releases Sobriety Anthem 'Pieces of Me' [Video]

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:00

Hip hop artist Night Shield grew up on the Rosebud Indian Reservation and has won two Native American Music Awards. He's the founder of the N.S.E....

Mass Display of Non-Natives in Headdresses -- and No, It's Not Coachella

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 00:00

It is the time of year when we usually turn our eyes to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, an event that has become synonymous with the "hipster headdress" -- an appr...

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