Indian Country Today - Arts News

Mr. McConaughey, You're All Wrong, All Wrong, All Wrong About the Redskins

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:00

A response to Matthew McConaughey from Jacqueline Keeler, founder of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry:...

There's a War Going On! Janet Rogers Writes Dispatches From the Front Lines

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:00

Mohawk poet Janet Marie Rogers’ fourth poetry book, Peace in Duress, should be the charm and there’s no reason to claim you haven’t heard or read her work....

Pro Football Shocker: Indian Team Beat World Champion New York Giants in 1927

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:00

Celia Xavier has produced and directed a new documentary, Playground of The Native Son, about the Hominy Indians, the Oklahoma-based professional football team (1925-19...

In 1927, an Indian Team Played the Champion New York Football Giants -- and Won

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:00

Celia Xavier has produced and directed a new documentary, Playground of The Native Son, about the Hominy Indians, the Oklahoma-based professional football team (1925-19...

Who's Your Favorite Native Musician? 2014 NAMMYs Ballot Is Online, Vote Today!

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:00

The nominees for the 15th annual Native American Music Awards (unofficially known as the NAMMYs) have been announced, and the slate is another impressive showcase of the best mu...

Fight the Power: 8 Contemporary Heroes and Leaders of Native Resistance

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:00

As we have been highlighting Native resistance fighters from the 1500s to the 1800s, it was brought to our attention b...

'The R Word', a Tom the Dancing Bug Cartoon

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:00

Tom the Dancing Bug is a comic strip that isn't about a bug—it's about all manner of things, from war to race to Phil Collins....

Indian Country Remembers Misty Upham; Family, Friends Gather for Wake

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:00

On the Muckleshoot Reservation, in Washington, grieving for the late actress Misty Upham has been ongoing....

5 More First Nations Musical Artist Award Winners to Watch For

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 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 music...

From Carlisle to Hollywood: A Conference on Graduates and the Movies

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:00

Depictions of Native people in Hollywood have been as racist as what was and is happening in the U.S....

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,...

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