Umm Al-Hiran, Freud, and the Zionists’ Original Sin

By Mahmoud Zidan Very few had seen the massacring of Palestinians, the destruction of Palestine, and the expulsion of Palestinians en masse in 1948. One may have seen a documentary on or read about the tragedy, but it is never the same as seeing and bearing witness to it firsthand. Yet, in the morning of […]

Cherokee Nation Offers Free Tax Preparation for Low to Moderate Income Families

Published January 21, 2017 TAHLEQUAH—The Cherokee Nation is now taking appointments to help eligible families fill out 2016 federal and state income taxes for free. Last year the tribe’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program helped more than 1,800 taxpayers by saving preparation fees of up to $400 that are normally charged for those services. To […]

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‘Under the Husk’ Features Mohawk Women Who Reclaim Their Coming-of-age Ceremony

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Published January 21, 2017 LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – A new documentary, “Ohero:kon – Under the Husk,” follows the journey of two Mohawk girls as they take part in their traditional passage rites to becoming Mohawk Women. Kaienkwinehtha and Kasennakohe are childhood friends from traditional families living in the Mohawk Community of Akwesasne that straddles the U.S./Canada […]

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Native Health Insurance Expert to American Indian Chamber: Trump Brings Opportunities to Indian Country

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Published January 21, 2017 TULSA — The American Indian Chamber of Commerce addressed members’ concerns about healthcare reform by hosting Robert Weaver as their guest speaker on Thursday, the eve of the presidential inauguration. Weaver’s message was one of unification and new opportunity for Indian Country. Weaver, an enrolled member of the Quapaw Tribe, is […]

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