How some Native American tribes are saving languages
Some Native American tribes in Michigan have launched initiatives to preserve languages that have few or no fluent speakers left among the community elders. For example, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian tribe has started an early-childhood immersion school that incorporates language learning in daily activities, so children can learn Anishinaabemowin. Community classes and online language programs also are being used to keep languages alive.
The Effects Of The Government Shutdown On Native American Tribes
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Aaron Payment of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe about how the government shutdown is affecting Native American tribes that rely on federal money for things like medical care.
What some tribes in Michigan are doing to stop their native language from going extinct
Anishinaabemowin is the language that was spoken by tribes in Michigan for millennia, and it’s near extinction in the state. Many Michigan tribes don’t
Mark. Your. Calendars. Moonalice 420 Gathering Of The Tribe Returns To Slim's In SF On 20 April!
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How Native American Tribes Saved A Giant, Ancient Squash From Oblivion
Native Americans in the Great Lakes region have cultivated the giant squash for centuries. Now tribes are sharing the seeds with each other and with small farmers to bring the plant back.
Q&A: How Is The Native College Experience Different?
For Native American students, getting ready for college can be thrilling, alienating, and downright infuriating.
What makes someone Native American? One tribe’s long struggle for full recognition.
The Lumbee of North Carolina don’t fit neatly into any racial categories, but have long been living as Indians. They are still searching for acceptance.
Why Gruet Partnered with a Native American Tribe to Grow Grapes
The collaboration between the sparkling wine producer and the Santa Ana Pueblo is bearing fruit beyond the business venture
Top Powwows to Experience Native American Culture
These well-known powwows attract groups ready to experience Native American culture.
What can entrepreneurs learn from Native American tribes? Everything.
Many American Indian tribes have been enormously successful launching sustainable businesses in high-growth industries.
How a small Native American tribe helped ease starvation in the Irish famine
The Choctaw Nation of American Indians suffered great losses in the 19th century – but hearing of starvation in Ireland, they gathered what they could to help
How will native tribes fight the Dakota Access Pipeline in court?
The ultimate fate of the pipeline will turn on how the courts recognize the rights asserted by the tribes
How Nestlé is using a Native American tribe's land to get away with draining California dry
An eye-opening video from AJ+ has us asking, "How is this happening?"
Auction Houses Must Consult Tribes on Sales of Native American Heritage
Published December 13, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Association on American Indian Affairs (the Association) demands that all auction houses greatly improve how they perform their due diligence when looki…
How Native American tribes are bringing back the bison from brink of extinction
The continent’s largest land mammal plays crucial role in spiritual lives of the tribes
What makes someone Native American? A North Carolina tribe's long struggle for full recognition
In March 2012, Heather McMillan Nakai wrote a letter to the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs asking the agency to verify that she was Indian. She was seeking a job
How the government shutdown is taking a toll on Native American tribes across the US
The government shutdown has affected numerous services across Indian Country, including education, healthcare, and road maintenance.
9/30 & 10/1: Meet Zuni Fetish Carvers at Gathering Tribes
Sea Turtle by Kili'i Eli Kili'i Eli and Ephram Chavez Saturday, October 1st - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m This will be the first time that Kili'i Eli & Ephram Chavez will be showing their work at Gathering Tribes! Keli'i Kaleihua Eli, has only been carving for one year and has already amazed many collectors of Zuni fetishes. His father's family is Native Hawaiian and his Hawaiian roots can be seen in the magnificent creatures from the sea that he creates. Kili'i comes…
Gathering Medicine: How Native Medicinal Practices Are Thriving Today
Native herbalism has a long history and continues to be practiced today. This video explores a holistic approach to health and how the environment can inform healthy living.
How relations between Maine and its Native American tribes have gotten so bad
AUGUSTA, Maine — Given colonial-era history between Maine’s Native Americans and European settlers, it would be reckless to say that relations between the tribes and the state are at an all-time low but there’s no question that problems of historic proportions exist. In May 2015, two of Maine’s four tribes [...]