Top Story

Critics say proposed rules on fish consumption insufficient »

fcr-01

08:51 am | Tribal leaders are skeptical of a proposal by Gov. Jay Inslee to set new water-quality standards.   By Lynda V. Mapes, Seattle Times, July 21, 2014   Some tribal leaders and environmental groups…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Canoe Journey Message: Protect Our Fragile Environment »

canoes_

03:12 pm |   Richard Walker, Indian Country Today       En route to the territory of the Heiltsuk First Nation, pullers in the 2014 Canoe Journey traveled through territory so beautiful it will be…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
News

Critics say proposed rules on fish consumption insufficient »

fcr-01

08:51 am | Tribal leaders are skeptical of a proposal by Gov. Jay Inslee to set new water-quality standards.   By Lynda…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

Secretary Jewell Commends President’s Intent to Nominate Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri as Chair of National Indian Gaming Commission »

U.S._dept_interior

03:41 pm |   Source: U.S. Department of the Interior WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today applauded President Obama’s…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

San Juan Island’s Iconic House Posts Celebrate 10 Years »

source: susanpoint.com
Susan Point's 'Interaction' house posts at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, Washington. Source: susanpoint.com

03:17 pm |   Richard Walker, 7/21/14, Indian Country Today   Residents of San Juan Island, Washington, the original home of the…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Canoe Journey Message: Protect Our Fragile Environment »

canoes_

03:12 pm |   Richard Walker, Indian Country Today       En route to the territory of the Heiltsuk First Nation,…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Alabama To Help Fight NW Fires »

Alabama_wildfires

02:57 pm | Source: Associated Press Alabama Forestry Commission officials say firefighters from throughout the state are helping respond to wildfires in…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

News

  • fcr-01

    Critics say proposed rules on fish consumption insufficient

    Read More

  • U.S._dept_interior

    Secretary Jewell Commends President’s Intent to Nominate Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri as Chair of National Indian Gaming Commission

    Read More

  • source: susanpoint.com
Susan Point's 'Interaction' house posts at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, Washington. Source: susanpoint.com

    San Juan Island’s Iconic House Posts Celebrate 10 Years

    Read More

  • canoes_

    Canoe Journey Message: Protect Our Fragile Environment

    Read More

  • Alabama_wildfires

    Alabama To Help Fight NW Fires

    Read More

  • Photo By Owen Sweeney/Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP 
FILE - This Aug. 16, 2013 file photo shows Ted Nugent performing at Rams Head Live in Baltimore. A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4, 2014, concert by Nugent at its casino. The Coeur d'Alene Tribe on Monday, July 21, 2014, said that the cancellation of the concert at the casino in Worley was because of what it called the rocker's "racist and hate-filled remarks.'' (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

    Citing ‘racist views,’ tribe cancels Nugent show

    Read More

  • Yurok Tribe
One of the many illegal marijuana farms that federal agents uprooted in a raid on July 21.

    Raid Targets Illegal Marijuana Farms Sapping Yurok’s Drought-Plagued Water Supply

    Read More

  • 072114CL_wildfireseason

    Wildfire Season Starts Early And With A Vengeance

    Read More

  • fish_consumption

    Wash. To Host First Public Meeting On Inslee’s Fish Consumption Rate Proposal

    Read More

  • A young orca captured in Penn Cove in 1970, which is believed to be Lolita, an orca that whale activists have been fighting to have set free in Puget Sound after 44 years in captivity at the Seaquarium in Miami. | credit: Dr. Terrell Newby

    EarthFix Conversation: Puget Sound Whales For Sale

    Read More

  • We're starting to get on the same page. (David McNew/Getty Images)

    Americans want the U.S. to act on climate change — even if it goes alone

    Read More

  • NCAI

    NCAI Announces Native American Task Force for My Brother’s Keeper

    Read More

  • This 2013 file photo shows some of the hundreds of mustangs the U.S. Bureau of Land Management removed from federal rangeland. (Photo: Scott Sonner/AP file photo )

    Bill seeks to allow states to manage wild horses

    Read More

  • In this July 10, 2014 photo, Denise Mesteth poses outside the powwow grounds in Pine Ridge, S.D. Mesteth is a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, born and raised on the Pine Ridge reservation. She has signed up for health insurance through the federal marketplace. (AP Photo/Nora Hertel)

    Native American health insurance enrollment surges in South Dakota, but some remain skeptical

    Read More

It’s showtime for Shoni Schimmel as she spotlights Rez Ball »

02:06 pm | By Bob Young, Arizona Republic Rick Schimmel’s T-shirt said it all. “Rez Ball Rules.” Reservation-style basketball, as demonstrated by rookie Shoni Schimmel, sure ruled the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday at US Airways Center. And if you want an explanation of Rez Ball, well, WNBA President Laurel Richie provided a pretty good one when she…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »
The East's Shoni Schimmel celebrates with her MVP following their 125-124 win over the West in the WNBA All-Star Game Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz. (Photo: David KadlubowskI/azcentral sports)

Critics say proposed rules on fish consumption insufficient »

08:51 am | Tribal leaders are skeptical of a proposal by Gov. Jay Inslee to set new water-quality standards.   By Lynda V. Mapes, Seattle Times, July 21, 2014   Some tribal leaders and environmental groups say a water-pollution cleanup plan proposed by Gov. Jay Inslee this month is unacceptable because while it tightens the standards on some…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
fcr-01

Citing ‘racist views,’ tribe cancels Nugent show »

11:35 am | By Associated Press WORLEY, Idaho (AP) — A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4 concert by Ted Nugent at its casino. The Coeur d’Alene Tribe on Monday said that the cancellation of the concert at the casino in the northwest Idaho city of Worley was because of the rocker’s “racist and hate-filled remarks.”…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Photo By Owen Sweeney/Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP 
FILE - This Aug. 16, 2013 file photo shows Ted Nugent performing at Rams Head Live in Baltimore. A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4, 2014, concert by Nugent at its casino. The Coeur d'Alene Tribe on Monday, July 21, 2014, said that the cancellation of the concert at the casino in Worley was because of what it called the rocker's "racist and hate-filled remarks.'' (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

The National Indian Education Association Returns to Alaska »

08:53 am |     The National Indian Education Association will be returning to Alaska for their 45th Annual Convention and Tradeshow. The four-day Convention will take place at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in downtown Anchorage from 15-18 October 2014. The 2,000 teachers, school administrators, tribal leaders, and higher education faculty expected to attend NIEA 2014 will have…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
national_indian_education

New Report: Oso Landslide Rooted In Long History Of Slides »

08:55 am |   By: Ashley Ahearn, KUOW SEATTLE — Scientists have concluded that rain, groundwater seepage and a long history of big landslides likely contributed to the massive landslide of March 22 that killed 43 people and destroyed dozens of homes near Oso, Washington. Those findings came out Tuesday, the result of a scientific team’s rapid-fire assessment…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »
A photo taken immediately after the March 22 slide that killed 43 people and destroyed dozens of homes in Oso, Washington. A new scientific reports says a history of landslides and a huge volume of precipitation were big contributors to the slide. | credit: Washington Department of Transportation

Local News

A photo taken immediately after the March 22 slide that killed 43 people and destroyed dozens of homes in Oso, Washington. A new scientific reports says a history of landslides and a huge volume of precipitation were big contributors to the slide. | credit: Washington Department of Transportation

New Report: Oso Landslide Rooted In Long History Of Slides »

08:55 am |   By: Ashley Ahearn, KUOW SEATTLE — Scientists have concluded that rain, groundwater seepage and a long history of big landslides likely contributed to the massive landslide of March 22…

Jul 23 2014 / Read More »

San Juan Island’s Iconic House Posts Celebrate 10 Years »

source: susanpoint.com
Susan Point's 'Interaction' house posts at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, Washington. Source: susanpoint.com

03:17 pm |   Richard Walker, 7/21/14, Indian Country Today   Residents of San Juan Island, Washington, the original home of the Lummi, Samish and…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Sheriff’s office: Last body in Oso mudslide found »

Ben Woodward looks up at a sign commemorating the moment of the Oso mudslide. The wooden memorial was attached to a towering spruce tree, one of the few in the debris field left standing after the disaster. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

01:43 pm |   Source: KOMO News EVERETT, Wash. – The Snohomish County sheriff’s office says search and rescue personnel believe they have located the…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
Sentencing delayed for mother convicted of daughter’s murder » Grove Church iheart outreach campaign comes to Tulalip » Sixth Annual Taste Of Tulalip Tickets Go On Pre-Sale July 18 » Why Buy ‘Native Inspired’ Products When You Can Get the Real Thing? » Return of the Old One: Historical Society Repatriates Samish Canoe to Tribe »

Education

Dr. Larry Nyland appointed Interim Superintendent »

Dr_Nyland

01:10 pm | West Seattle Herald, 07/18/2014   School Board votes to name longtime educator to replace José Banda; will conduct full search with community…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »

Colleges aim to attract more Native American students »

Few Native Americans go to college and most of those who do never graduate. To improve those statistics, more colleges are offering camps where teens from different tribes are exposed to college life. In this image, Native American, Brandon Duran plays during a drum circle before workshop sessions at University of California, Riverside on Thursday, June 26. 
Photo/ Chris Carlson, AP

10:57 am | Colleges are introducing new programs targeting prospective Native American students, hoping to show that higher education and their cultural identities can complement…

Jul 21 2014 / Read More »
Study Evaluates Young Native Adults’ Connection to Tribal Lands » Five Students Earn Scholarships from Northwest Indian Bar Association » Tulalip Tutorial Program Summer School Open House, July 17 » Haida Master Carver and Students Restoring Ocean-Going Canoe » Conference seeks to join Native American carvers and museum professional in preservation of cultural items »
national_indian_education

The National Indian Education Association Returns to Alaska »

08:53 am |     The National Indian Education Association will be returning to Alaska for their 45th Annual Convention and Tradeshow. The four-day Convention will take place at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

Sports

RSS Indian Country Today Media Network