“It’s not your grandparents’ Indian artwork,” Oklahoma City-based artist Brent Learned said of his colorful, impressionistic portrayals of the Plains Indian way of life.
By Elizabeth Flock
A federal audit has found hospitals run by the Indian Health Service failed to follow their own protocols for prescribing and dispensing the drugs…
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden said in a statement that Harjo helped tell an "American story" of traditions both lost and maintained, of "reckoning and myth-making.
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus on Tuesday as the fallout continued over an encounter involving white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect that has generated outrage on social media.
By John Minchillo, Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press
By Adam Beam, Brian Melley, Associated Press
A diocese in Kentucky apologized Saturday after videos emerged showing students from a Catholic boys’ high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a rally in Washington.
The government shutdown has affected Native American tribes who rely on federal funds allocated by treaty rights. For the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians in Wisconsin, funding goes towards services like public safety and elder healthcare. Now the tribe is…
By Felicia Fonseca
The pain is especially deep in tribal communities with high rates of poverty and unemployment, where one person often supports an extended family.
By Mary Hudetz, Associated Press
Tribal and federal officials celebrated the return Wednesday of dozens of cultural items to Acoma Pueblo's nearly 1,000-year-old village in New Mexico after the tribe spent years pressing for the repatriations of ceremonial items from galleries, auction houses and private…
When Allison Adelle Hedge Coke wrote her poem “America, I Sing Back,” she considered each word a note in a larger song about the nation. “I thought about America singing. That’s why this poem is a song -- a voice…
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