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2008 Lakota Dakota Nakota Language Summit is a Huge Success!

The Language Summit was an effort to unite the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota (“Sioux”) oyate (“peoples”) in both the United States and Canada in a collective and committed effort to revitalize and strengthen the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota languages.

Art contest for Alaska Native artists pays $2,000 to winner

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking Alaska Native artists to compete in the 2009 American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Poster Contest. The selected artist will receive $2,000 and their artwork will be reproduced into a poster for nationwide distribution.

Eleven tribes participating in President Obama inaugural parade

AUTHOR: Jody Rave Thousands of Native people from across the nation are in the capital this week to celebrate the Tuesday inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, a man who is bringing Indian Country with him to … Continue reading

Independent Indigenous Sovereign Nations
Leonard Peltier again denied parole
Leonard Peltier will receive his first full parole hearing in 15 years
Pope’s remarks whitewashed the genocide of Indigenous Peoples
The fight continues over whether Leonard Peltier should be paroled