The head of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs announced Thursday that he is resigning and will return to New Mexico as a law professor. Kevin Washburn, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, said issues confronting Indian Country,…
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
The indigenous Canadian DJ group A Tribe Called Red carries on Native heritage by mixing traditional Powwow with other genres, including dubstep and hip hop.
By Anya van Wagtendonk
Among people ages 18 to 24 nationwide, the suicide rate is 12.8 deaths per 100,000, and is the second leading cause of death for people between 15- and 24-years-old, according to new data from the CDC. Within the American Indian…
By Laura Santhanam, Megan Crigger
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, President Obama called for Iran to release three American citizens, timing his appeal to coincide with the Iranian New Year. Also, Iran, the U.S. and five other powers began a break from nuclear talks in…
Native women in the U.S. face some of the highest levels of violence of any group. The Justice Department says acts of sexual assault against Native American women are most frequently committed by non-Indian men, who are generally immune to…
Hubert McCord is one of only four tribal elders who is fluent in the Mojave language.
Jeffrey Brown talks to poet Natalie Diaz.
By Arts Desk
Until recently, American Indians appeared only as stereotypes in comic books, their real narratives and folklore obscured by generic images of teepees and headdresses.
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