Hundreds March on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation against Violence against Women in Honor of Emily Bluebird

Two arrested on murder charges Published January 28, 2016 PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION — Hundreds of tribal citizens marched on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for the “Justice for Emily” march to bring attention to violence against Native women in Indian Country. The march was in honor of Emily Bluebird, a 24-year-old mother of two, […]

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New Short Film about George Attla to Get Alaska Premiere during 2016 Fur Rendezvous

  Published January 28, 2016 ANCHORAGE—The Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association (AMIPA) will host a fundraiser screening event of “In Attla’s Tracks” on Sunday, February 28—the third day of the 2016 Anchorage Fur Rendezvous—in the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center auditorium. “In Attla’s Tracks” follows 81-year-old George Attla, who is recognized by many as the […]

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Jim R. Parris Confirmed as Controller of the Navajo Nati

Published January 28, 2016   WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA — With 18 votes in favor, one against and five not voting, Jim R. Parris was confirmed today by the 23rd Navajo Nation Council as the new Controller of the Navajo Nation. Parris, a tribal member of the Osage and Cherokee Nations, was appointed as Controller by […]

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Robert Iron Shell (Lakota) Named Hauff Mid-America Sports Men’s Track & Field Athlete-of-the-Week

Published January 28, 2016 SIOUX CITY, IOWA – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports announced Robert Iron Shell (Lakota) its men’s indoor track & field athletes-of-the-week for events held January 18-24, 2016. Hauff Mid-America Sports is the presenting sponsor of the 2015-2016 GPAC Players-of-the-Week and Players and Coaches-of-the-Year awards program. Hauff […]

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Spring First Nations Film and Video Festival Growing

Published January 28, 2016 CHICAGO — The First Nations Film and Video Festival, Inc. (FNFVF, Inc.) is announcing its annual “call for entries” for its Spring 2016 First Nations Film and Video Festival, taking place May 1 – 10, 2016. The film festival will take place at various venues across Chicago and beyond, with venues […]

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Burns Paiute Tribal Chairwoman Releases Statement on Tuesday’s Death and Arrests of Domestic Terrorists

Published January 27, 2016 BURNS, OREGON — One day after the death of one of the domestic terrorists and arrest of another eight, including group leader Ammon Bundy, near the remote town of Burns, Oregon, the Burns Paiute Tribe Chairwoman Charlotte Roderique released the following statement to Native News Online: “We are deeply saddened that […]

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