Graduate Spotlight: Trey Begaye

Published March 27, 2017 GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA – Trey Begaye is attending medical school in Grand Forks, North Dakota and closing in on his goal of becoming a doctor and returning to serve the Navajo Nation, where he grew up, “My plan is to go back to the Navajo Reservation and to work for […]

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John Trudell Archives Re-releases The Critically Acclaimed Aka Grafitti Man

Published March 27, 2017 Portland, Oregon’s Music Millennium Record Store to host Joel Rafael with John Trudell’s Bad Dog for a special in-store performance on Record Store Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017 PORTLAND, OREGON –  John Trudell Archives announces a re-issue of the critically acclaimed John Trudell release AKA Grafitti Man in a limited edition […]

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Congressman Cole (Chickasaw) on the American Health Care Act

Published March 26, 2017 WASHINGTON –  Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), a tribal citizen of the Chickasaw Nation and one of two American Indians serving in the 115th Congress, released the following statement on Friday after the House decided to delay the vote on H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA). “I am extremely disappointed […]

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U.S. Government is an Unprecedented No Show at Human Rights Hearing

Guest Commentary Published March 26, 2017 WASHINGTON – At the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 participants and independent members alike deeply regretted the troubling and unprecedented lack of appearance of the United States at a hearing convened by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington […]

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The Role of the Matriarch in Environmental Justice

Guest Essay – Women’s History Month Published March 26, 2017 Editor’s Note: This guest essay was originally delivered on March 16, 2017 as the Women’s History Month keynote speech at the University of Maine by Sherri Mitchell. Kwey, Aquanu. Hello and Welcome. N’daliwisi, Wena Hamu Kwasset, nejayu Penawahpskek, N’dilnabamuk Awesus nil Peanwahpskek, naka Kahkakus, nil […]

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Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Responds to Keystone Pipeline Permit Approval

Published March 26, 2017 CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA — On Friday, President Trump announced that the State Department has issued the final permit necessary to proceed with the Keystone Pipeline. On his second day in office, this President made it his priority to push through two controversial pipelines. The Dakota Access and Keystone lines are dangerous, […]

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