Northern Cheyenne pledges support to ND tribe fighting

Northern Cheyenne pledges support to ND tribe fighting

By Aja Goare – MTN NewsCONNECT, LAME DEER – The thousands of protesters at the dig site for a new North Dakota oil pipeline may include members of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe. A resolution published Wednesday by the tribe expresses tribe’s dedication to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, who is fighting the pipeline alongside the Cheyenne […]

In legal battle over casino, tribe’s sovereignty could be at risk

By Sean P. Murphy GLOBE STAFF AUGUST 21, 2016 MASHPEE — Eight months ago, the flag of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe was raised into a wintry blue sky here, a milestone moment that proclaimed the tribe’s sovereignty over the lands below. Now, the hard-won status of those lands as a Native American reservation is in […]

Escaping the silos

Escaping the silos

If the saying is true: “You are what you eat,” then good nutrition is imperative for healthy communities. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and American Heart Association (AHA) co-hosted Fertile Ground II: Growing the Seeds of Native Health in Minneapolis, Minn., May 2-4, creating targeted dialogue between tribal representatives, funders and government agencies aimed […]

Hep C reaches epidemic level in Cherokee

Hep C reaches epidemic level in Cherokee

By ROBERT JUMPER, ONE FEATHER EDITOR “She’d always wanted me to marry a white woman and beget half-breed children who would marry white people who would beget quarter-bloods, and so on and so on, until simple mathematics killed the Indian in us.” In the short story “Class” from Sherman Alexie’s book, “The Toughest Indian in the […]

EDITORIAL: The power of the blood (quantum)     

EDITORIAL: The power of the blood (quantum)     

By ROBERT JUMPER, ONE FEATHER EDITOR “She’d always wanted me to marry a white woman and beget half-breed children who would marry white people who would beget quarter-bloods, and so on and so on, until simple mathematics killed the Indian in us.” In the short story “Class” from Sherman Alexie’s book, “The Toughest Indian in the […]

Quicken Loans Now Top Mortgage Lender to Indians

Quicken Loans Now Top Mortgage Lender to Indians

Mark Fogarty, 8/20/16 It looks as if there was a new top mortgage lender to American Indians last year, Quicken Loans of Michigan. And, the mortgage bank approves more loans to Natives than it doesn’t. According to an early look at data lenders filed in their 2015 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act reports, Quicken has displaced Wells […]

Tribes form tourism alliance | Bismarck-Mandan Business News | bismarcktribune.com

JESSICA HOLDMAN Bismarck Tribune Sky Chief Park offers lake views and recreational activities, such as camping picnicking, fishing, camping and swimming. Jigging The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa have a subculture which came from French fur traders mixing with the tribe. The Matis are known for their fiddle and guitar playing and style of dance […]

Nonprofits set up shop at Santa Fe Indian Market, hoping for an awareness boost 

Nonprofits set up shop at Santa Fe Indian Market, hoping for an awareness boost 

Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2016 11:15 pm Sat Aug 20, 2016. As the nearly century-old Santa Fe Indian Market has grown to become what organizers say is the largest market of Native American art in the nation, drawing thousands of Native people and others interested in American Indian art, culture and causes, it has become […]

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