2019 Culture and Tradition News Stories


The missing Jim Thorpe sign (Indian Country Today) 12/18/19

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Chief Black Kettle honored for impact on history (Indianz) 12/13/19

Indigenous women and the power of Indigenous architecture at Yale (Indian Country Today) 12/10/19

Indigenous Oscar consideration: 'This is an important step forward' (Indian Country Today) 12/6/19

With art and advocacy, Native American women in SC are saying, 'We Are Still Here' (The Post and Courier) 12/6/19

Saginaw Chippewa and State of Michigan to begin co-management of Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park (Michigan Department of Natural Resources) 12/3/19

New book about petroglyphs offers a glimpse into the lives of the earliest people in Kansas (Lawrence Journal-World) 11/19/19

How Native Americans in NYC are using art to strenghten community (Gothamist) 11/18/19

'Homecoming': Pueblo of Acoma set to reclaim sacred item (Indianz) 11/18/19

Book explores 600 generations of Montana native culture (The Missoulian) 11/14/19

Student organizes celebration of female Blackfeet leader (The Montana Kaimin) 11/13/19

'We became warriors again': Film explores history of Native Americans in the US military (The Pueblo Chieftan) 11/10/19

U.S. poet laureate Joy Harjo inspires other Montana poets (The Missoulian) 11/10/19

Native children will be seen in 'Fry Bread' (Indian Country Today) 11/8/19

Auction houses and dealers should work with Indigenous peoples before placing items for sale (Indian Country Today) 11/6/19

New film celebrates Bay Area two spirits (The Bay Area Reporter) 11/6/19

Historic recordings of Maine's Passamaquoddy Tribe restored more than a century later (PBS) 10/24/19

Nevada tribes slam state for scrubbing native history document from web (Reno Gazette Journal) 11/5/19

New book by presidential candidate Mark Charles discusses doctrine of discovery (Native News Online) 11/4/19

Wyoming National Poetry Day features Native poets (Indianz) 10/29/19

Niijii Radio rises 'out of the ashes' to serve White Earth Nation, nearby communities (West Central Tribune) 10/28/19

Indian Country Today joins the Associated Press (Columbia Journalism Review) 10/28/19

Fort Lewis College will repatriate Native American human remains (The Durango Herald) 10/27/19

Are Wisconsin schools willing to end Native American nicknames? Some don't even want to talk about it. (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 10/23/19 Native American group seeks to slow Alamo church renovation (ABC News) 10/15/19

For Indigenous Peoples Day, tribes return to Alcatraz 50 years later (Yes! Magazine) 10/14/19

Ginew: Native created, designed, and Native-influenced denim fashion (Indian Country Today) 10/14/19

Cherokee leader's legacy lives on in Nashville (Indianz) 10/14/19

Indigenous remains do not belong to science (Scientific American) 4/25/18

Vermont officially recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day on Monday (Burlington Free Press) 10/10/19

New highway signs honoring Arizona's Native American veterans to be unveiled (Indian Country Today) 10/10/19

Red Bow doc hits the mark (Native Sun News Today) 10/9/19

Finland agrees to return Native American remains to tribes (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 10/8/19

New $1 coin to honor Tlingit civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich (Indian Country Today) 10/7/19

'Indigenous Peoples Day' shines a light of Texas' Native history, cultures (Texas Public Radio) 10/6/19

Finland agrees to return Native American remains to tribes (ABC News) 10/3/19

Video: On 'Custer Died For Your Sins' Anthropologist says: Deloria 'forced us to rethink' (Indian Country Today) 9/29/19

'I don't think I've ever compromised' Native artist Jeffrey Gibson named 2019 MacArthur Fellow (Indian Country Today) 9/27/19

Inaugural New Mexico Indigenous Peoples' Day celebrated in New Mexico (Indian Country Today) 9/24/19

Ponca Chief Standing Bear completes one last journey of triumph (Indianz) 9/23/19

Shakopee Mdewakanton debut new exhibit sharing their history, culture (Minnesota Star-Tribune) 9/19/19

Editorial: Standing Bear is a worthy Nebraska contribution to Statuary Hall (Omaha World-Herald) 9/17/19

Patawomeck artist challenges state laws and tribal leaders to define 'Indian art' (Indian Country Today) 9/17/19

Boy Scouts 'have been one of the worst culprits' of cultural appropriation (Indian Country Today) 9/16/19

Muscogee (Creek) citizen Sarah Deer named to Women's Hall of Fame (The Muscogee Creek Nation) 9/13/19

Inaugural tattoo festival celebrates tradition that connects body art to indigenous past (Hawaii Tribune Herald) 9/12/19

Interview: 'We will always sing': Black Belt Eagle Scout makes space for the marginalized (NPR) 9/9/19

'Now is the time,' six Indigenous movies that capture Indigeneity (Indian Country Today) 9/9/19

Acoma -- protecting American Indian culture (Santa Fe New Mexican) 9/7/19

Opinion: America's obsession with killing Indians hasn't died (High Country News) 9/3/19

American Indian Community Housing Organization to host Duluth's first Indigenous Foods Expo (Indian Country Today) 9/3/19

Santa Ynez Valley author Gary Robinson completes historical novel series, brings local history to life (The Lompoc Record) 9/3/19

Quanah Parker Day set for Sept. 14 in the Texas Plains Trail Region (Amarillo Globe-News) 9/1/19

Pawnee veteran seeks return of ancestor's remains and regalia (Indianz) 8/28/19

Ute Tribe calls new eagle policy a 'step in the right direction' (Indianz) 8/14/19

Cayuga Nation sues cable network over portrayal in 'Billions' show (Indianz) 8/13/19

Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas to open new tribal history museum (Indian Country Today) 8/12/19

Her Native American identity was omitted from her adoption records. Now she wants it back (Minnesota Public Radio) 8/7/19

'Killing the Indian in the Child' (Boise Weekly) 8/7/19

First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo shares a poem from her new collection (Elle) 8/5/19

The music of colonizers becomes 'a powerful source of resistance' (Indian Country Today) 8/2/19

Shoshone-Bannock tribes requests state to ban use of Native American terms as mascots (The Preston Citizen) 7/29/19

Native comedy packs hard hitting truths (The Portland Observer) 7/23/19

Portland Art Museum's new Native American art curator brings strong focus on contemporary work (The Oregonian) 7/22/19

Oregon Native designers celebrate heritage, counter mass fashion (The Oregonian) 7/21/19

The subversive nature of Indigenous art (High Country News) 7/21/19

Tribal leaders: Preserve eagle feathers for federally recognized tribes (Indianz) 7/18/19

Local Native Americans want a louder voice in debate over Alamo remains (The Rivard Report) 7/18/19

Three years in the making: Shakopee cultural center now open (Native Sun News Today) 7/17/19

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Tribes must unite for Black Hills (Indianz) 7/15/19

Eagle feather petition draws intense interest in Indian Country (Indianz) 7/15/19

Native Sun News Today: Lakota language teacher fired by feds (Indianz) 7/11/19

Cherokee Nation celebrates anniversary of regained ownership of historical structures (The Times-Record) 7/11/19

Navajo Nation's LGBTQ Pride event celebrates a return to the culture's history (NPR) 7/11/19

Native American artifacts go on display in Cutchogue (The Suffolk Times) 7/10/19

NM delegation applauds Senate passage of bipartisan bill to reauthorize Native American language programs (U.S. Representative Deb Haaland) 7/9/19 (See 116th Congress S.256)

Molly comes home: Animated television show on PBS Kids has strong Alaska Native roots (Indian Country Today) 7/8/19

Joy Harjo named U.S. poet laureate (Albuquerque Journal) 6/19/19

Gavin Newsom apologizes on California’s behalf to native tribes for slaughter of ancestors (The Sacramento Bee) 6/18/19

147-year-old 'finders keepers' mining law threatens ancient Tlingit village, protects mining companies (Indian Country Today) 6/13/19

Eagle feather staffs & tribal flags at Omaha Beach (Indian Country Today) 6/11/19

Settlement allows Alaska inmate to wear some religious Native regalia (Alaska Public Radio) 6/10/19

Rebuilding the Tutelo-Saponi language for tribe's next generation (Indian Country Today) 6/4/19

New Lakota-translated chuldren's book honors history (The Missoulian) 6/2/19

May 31 is officially Katie John Day in Alaska (KTVA-Alaska) 5/31/19

Desert procession marks death of Navajo code talker (The Chicago Tribune) 5/30/19

Gallery for Native artists planned instead of 'Medal of Honor' museum (Indianz) 5/29/19

Cronkite News: A Navajo girl comes of age in traditional ceremony (Indianz) 5/28/19

Manchester woman returning 'crucial artifact' to Navajo (The Gloucester Daily Times) 5/28/19

Montana capitol to install monument to Native Americans (The Montana Standard) 5/23/19

Copy of 1868 treaty donated to Navajo Nation (Albuquerque Journal) 5/22/19

Tim Giago: Boarding school survivors deserve long overdue compensation (Indianz) 5/20/19

An eagle feather? When representation of a Native Nation gets in the way of graduation (Indian Country Today) 5/18/19

Outdoor day camp focuses on exposing Wind River reservation fifth graders to their own culture (Wyoming Public Radio) 5/17/19

Maine to become first state to ban Native American mascots in public schools (CNN) 5/17/19

Vermont replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous People's Day (The National Review) 5/15/19

NC school board rejects students' request to wear tribal wear at graduation (The Atlantic Journal-Consitution) 5/7/19

The Conversation: Maps serve as powerful tool for Indigenous communities (Indianz) 5/6/19

Mills signs bill changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day in Maine (Press Herald) 4/26/19

Billy Frank Jr. to be inducted into the Native American Hall of Fame (Nisqually Valley News) 4/25/19

Bill to move Native American Day to Columbus Day sent to governor (NewsOK) 4/23/19

American Indian College Fund works with Native organizations to share information for celebrating Native cultures at graduations (Native News Online) 4/23/19

Vermont may soon join states that no longer celebrate Columbus Day (New England) 4/21/19

South Phoenix Wildlife Refuge home to feather conservatory for Native Americans (KJZZ) 4/21/19

Notes from the Chief: Native students have a right to wear eagle feathers in Oklahoma at graduation (Muskogee Phoenix) 4/20/19

"As Native Americans, we are in a constant state of mourning" (The New York Times) 4/4/19

Columbus Day lives on in Montana: Indigenous People's Day bill defeated by lawmakers (USA Today) 4/4/19

Indian Country Today online publication to relocate to ASU Cronkite school (Tucson.com) 4/3/19

New Mexico scraps Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples' Day (San Francisco Chronicle) 4/2/19

Judge rejects state's effort to restrict Native art (Muskogee Phoenix) 4/1/19 (See Peggy Fontenot v. Mike Hunter)

South Dakota recognizes official indigenous language (Argus Leader.) 3/25/19

Native American inmates win right to long hair in Texas prison (Houston Chronicle) 3/18/19

Following emotional debate, Legislature approves Indigenous People's Day (Alamogordo Daily News) 3/15/19

Technology revitalizes Native American boarding school exhibit at the Heard (Indianz) 3/12/19

Non-Indians indicted for selling 'Navajo' jewelry made in the Philippines (Indianz) 3/7/19

Tlingit code talkers recognized by state legislature for their efforts during WWII (Alaska Public Media) 3/719

Official indigenous language bill progresses (West River Eagle) 3/6/19

Is a new copyright law a 'colonization of knowledge'? (High Country News) 3/5/19

FBI raid produces thousands of stolen Native American bones in 91-year-old missionary's Indiana home (Chicago Tribune) 2/28/19

Adopting "Oklahoma Native American Day" is right for our state (The Claremore Daily Progress) 2/19/18

Native Sun News Today: Bill declares official Native languages of South Dakota (Indianz) 2/15/19

Inuit leaders gather in New York for launch of UN's year of Indigenous languages (CBC) 2/4/19

Native American elder and Covington Catholic teen both say they are willing to talk (CNN) 1/23/19

Activist Nathan Phillips now says he will meet with Convinton Catholic students (MSN) 1/22/19

The Indigenous Peoples March was about a lot more than the kids in MAGA hats (Before It's News) 1/21/19

Indigenous actress Yalitza Aparicio nominated for Oscar for 'Roma' (Indianz) 1/22/19

First-ever Indigenous Peoples March will fight against injustices faced across the globe (EcoWatch) 1/10/19


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