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2014 Offers the Ideal Election Scenario for Native American Voters

2014 Offers the Ideal Election Scenario for Native American Voters

This election is not about the will of the country; it’s about who will cast a ballot before Tuesday. That means Indian Country’s voice could be amplified. Could be. (via Trahant Reports, marktrahant.org)

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Wendy Red Star on the Rise

Wendy Red Star on the Rise

The Crow artist takes on heavy topics with humor and cutting commentary.

November-December 2014
Music as Medicine: Life and Lyrics of Frank Waln

Music as Medicine: Life and Lyrics of Frank Waln

The 24-year-old is set to release his first full-length album, but the recent college grad already has a significant following via his viral videos, awards and activism. As he launches into post-college life, Waln talks about his youth, and how music and ceremony saved him.

September-October 2014
Native America: Ready for Its Close-up

Native America: Ready for Its Close-up

From A&E to Netflix to the Sundance Channel, the Native presence grows on several TV shows, but an accuracy critique on each is already underway.

September-October 2014
Timeline: Two Centuries of Cherokee Language Innovation

Timeline: Two Centuries of Cherokee Language Innovation

We look at how the Cherokees continuously turned to tech to sustain their language, starting with Sequoyah.

September-October 2014
Cherokees Keep Up With the Latest in Tech and Keep Their Language

Cherokees Keep Up With the Latest in Tech and Keep Their Language

For generations, the Cherokee Nation has turned to tech to preserve its language with innovative efforts that have come via the Cherokee Phoenix, iPhone and Facebook.

September-October 2014
UN, Indigenous Organizations Prepare for World Conference

UN, Indigenous Organizations Prepare for World Conference

Native peoples' issues will define the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples in September, but critics say Native nations won't have enough of a say in the historic, high-level meeting.

September-October 2014
Reclaiming Food Sovereignty on Reservations

Reclaiming Food Sovereignty on Reservations

Native communities and community members explore ways to improve elders’ access to healthy food

September-October 2014
6 Urban Natives in the Arts

6 Urban Natives in the Arts

As more and more Natives move to cities, artists urge merging identities and reject the ‘urban’ label

July-August 2014
Native Wineries Take Root

Native Wineries Take Root

A growing number of tribes and Native people enter the booming U.S. wine industry.

May-June 2014