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June 17, 2019
Shawna Olson and her 19-month-old daughter Ariya of the Brokenhead Ojibway Nation of Manitoba, Canada, stand in their jingle dresses at the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Powwow in Hinckley, Minn., on Friday. "Ever since I've been walking, that's how long I've been dancing," Olson said. Evan Frost / MPR News
'Pure love on the dance floor': Celebrating the jingle dress tradition
19 hours 49 min ago
June 5, 2019
Hotline offers support for Native Americans facing domestic, dating violence
June 5, 2019 - 5:25pm
May 13, 2019
Madonna Sitting Bear's sons, Keya Little Elk, 6, left, and Tokala Little Elk, 3, were born on the Rosebud Sioux reservation in South Dakota. Because the local hospital stopped delivering babies, Wase Little Elk, 10 months, was born off the reservation. Washington Post photo by Katherine Frey.
What do Native Americans want from a president?
May 13, 2019 - 6:30pm
April 11, 2019
Flags of the five Native American tribes in North Dakota are taken into Memorial Hall of the state Capitol by an honor guard of veterans during the flag ceremony on Thursday afternoon. Above, the flag of the Sisseton-Wahpeton-Oyate is carried into the hall. The flags are on display outside the governor's office. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
US House subcommittee to host hearing at Standing Rock on voting rights
April 11, 2019 - 5:16pm
March 31, 2019
Michelle Crowfeather and her mother, Diana Weaselboy, members of the Lakota Sioux and Chippewa Cree Tribes, respectively, attend Arizona's first Two-Spirit Powwow. The women describe themselves as LGBT allies and said they wanted to attend the powwow to show solidarity with the Two-Spirit community. Photo by Katherine Davis-Young for The Washington Post.
For many Native Americans, embracing LGBT members is a return to the past
March 31, 2019 - 2:30pm
February 26, 2019
Dakota Wesleyan University history professor Dr. Sean Flynn talks with John Heemstra during a book signing at Reader's Den on Saturday morning in Mitchell. Flynn recently wrote a biography of Lakota Congressman Benjamin Reifel, Without Reservation: Benjamin Reifel and American Indian Acculturation. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Documenting a Native American trailblazer
February 26, 2019 - 1:49pm
February 9, 2019
Sebastian Drapeau, left, joins the Fancy Dancers of the Marty Indian School after their powwow dance performance at Armour High School on Friday. (Sheila Slater / Republic)
Showing the way in Armour
February 9, 2019 - 8:10am
January 22, 2019
Trump slams media over portrayal of confrontation between Catholic students, tribal elder
January 22, 2019 - 11:00am
January 21, 2019
Stare-down between white teen and Native American on National Mall comes into focus
January 21, 2019 - 8:05am
January 15, 2019
Protesters opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline are shown here at an encampment north of Cannon Ball, N.D. The 2016-2017 protests were part of the impetus for the Indigenous Peoples March set for Friday, Jan. 18, in Washington, D.C. Forum file photo
An outgrowth of pipeline protests, first-ever Indigenous Peoples March set for Friday on National Mall
January 15, 2019 - 2:21pm
December 26, 2018
File photo: Totem poles in Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada, Feb. 4, 2016. Vancouver has embraced the culture and history of the region's original inhabitants, collectively known as First Nations. (Kamil Bialous/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
'Absolutely inappropriate': Sports-team totem poles draw the ire of Native American activists
December 26, 2018 - 10:07am
November 27, 2018
South Dakota Supreme Court upholds constitutionality of Indian Child Welfare Act, contrary to October federal ruling
November 27, 2018 - 7:43pm
October 26, 2018
Winona Fox, tribal enrollment assistant at the Spirit Lake Reservation, assists Henrietta Longie with a form for the new tribal ID card Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Fort Totten. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
After Supreme Court ruling, ND tribes work to ensure Native Americans can vote
October 26, 2018 - 6:12am
August 13, 2018
Native American farm fund to start disbursing millions in civil rights case
August 13, 2018 - 11:36am
June 30, 2018
Chief Hole-in-the-Day the Younger (Bagone-giizhiig in Ojibwe) poses for an undated albumen print photo. Reputed as both a formidable negotiator and polarizing leader of the Objibwe, Hole-in-the-Day's life and death played a large part in shaping the Brainerd lakes area. Submitted photo / Crow Wing County Historical Society
'A big log in the road': Famed Ojibwe chief leaves checkered legacy 150 years after assassination
June 30, 2018 - 7:15am