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Oil Grab Cheats North Dakota Tribes.  Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara.  My take?  Once again Indian country--the earth and what's beneath it--is stolen.  Chairman Tex Hall has a story to tell.

Oil Grab Cheats North Dakota Tribes. Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara. My take? Once again Indian country--the earth and what's beneath it--is stolen. Chairman Tex Hall has a story to tell.

"Our treatment of Indians...still affects the national consciousness... It seems a basic requirement to study the history of Indian people. Only through this study can we as a nation do what must be done if our treatment of the American Indian is not to be marked down for all time as a national disgrace." -John F. Kennedy

"Our treatment of Indians...still affects the national consciousness... It seems a basic requirement to study the history of Indian people. Only through this study can we as a nation do what must be done if our treatment of the American Indian is not to be marked down for all time as a national disgrace." -John F. Kennedy

June 26   I believe that the ancient tribal cultures  have important lessons to teach the  rest of the world about the intercon-  nectedness of all living things and the  simple fact that our very existence is  dependent upon the natural world we  are rapidly destroying.   Wilma Mankiller  First Woman Elected  Cherokee Deputy Chief, 1991

June 26 I believe that the ancient tribal cultures have important lessons to teach the rest of the world about the intercon- nectedness of all living things and the simple fact that our very existence is dependent upon the natural world we are rapidly destroying. Wilma Mankiller First Woman Elected Cherokee Deputy Chief, 1991

Urban Rez documentary airs Sunday, October 27.  A look at the controversial legacy of the Urban Relocation Program, the greatest voluntary upheaval of Native Americans during the 20th Century.  See it on American Public Television.

Urban Rez documentary airs Sunday, October 27. A look at the controversial legacy of the Urban Relocation Program, the greatest voluntary upheaval of Native Americans during the 20th Century. See it on American Public Television.

Truth. It is happening again, and not just here. We have to unite this time and stop the 1% who are destroying the planet with impunity. This is a huge fight and we must unite as the Warriors necessary to take down this greedy narcissistic beast #TheEvilWhiteMan and I only direct this at those whose vibration matches that of those words when they are strung together like that. Enough, it is time to unite.

Truth. It is happening again, and not just here. We have to unite this time and stop the 1% who are destroying the planet with impunity. This is a huge fight and we must unite as the Warriors necessary to take down this greedy narcissistic beast #TheEvilWhiteMan and I only direct this at those whose vibration matches that of those words when they are strung together like that. Enough, it is time to unite.

Dr. Gladys Iola Tantaquidgeon (June 15, 1899 – November 1, 2005) (Mohegan) was a Tribal Medicine Woman,[1] anthropologist, author, tribal council member, and elder

Dr. Gladys Iola Tantaquidgeon (June 15, 1899 – November 1, 2005) (Mohegan) was a Tribal Medicine Woman,[1] anthropologist, author, tribal council member, and elder

Assimilation as a Condition of Citizenship for American Indians » Sociological Images

Assimilation as a Condition of Citizenship for American Indians » Sociological Images

Wichita - a dying Native American language: "There are more than 7,000 languages currently spoken in the world but many aren't recorded and don't have a written form. Unesco warns that by the end of this century, more than half of these are likely to disappear. One of those dying languages is Wichita - a native American tongue.  Doris McLemore, 83, is the last fluent speaker of Wichita. Al-Jazeera's Rob Reynolds travelled to Tahlequah in Oklahoma to meet her."

Wichita - a dying Native American language: "There are more than 7,000 languages currently spoken in the world but many aren't recorded and don't have a written form. Unesco warns that by the end of this century, more than half of these are likely to disappear. One of those dying languages is Wichita - a native American tongue. Doris McLemore, 83, is the last fluent speaker of Wichita. Al-Jazeera's Rob Reynolds travelled to Tahlequah in Oklahoma to meet her."

Chester Nez, a 91-year-old Navajo Code Talker, will get his college degree on Monday, November 12, 2012

Chester Nez, a 91-year-old Navajo Code Talker, will get his college degree on Monday, November 12, 2012

not one of the dakota access water protectors has had a weapon or been violent in any way. #NoNewPipelines! #StandWithStandingRock! #CleanEnergyNow.

not one of the dakota access water protectors has had a weapon or been violent in any way. #NoNewPipelines! #StandWithStandingRock! #CleanEnergyNow.

Jim Thorpe. Native American athlete who won gold medals in both the decathlon and pentathlon in 1912. Pro baseball player and pro football player. He also injured Eisenhower in a college football game.

Jim Thorpe. Native American athlete who won gold medals in both the decathlon and pentathlon in 1912. Pro baseball player and pro football player. He also injured Eisenhower in a college football game.

A Long Road Back to the 'Rez' - great video about the power and importance of education on our reservations.

A Long Road Back to the 'Rez' - great video about the power and importance of education on our reservations.

Wilma Mankiller, Chief of the Cherokee...Brilliant Woman...Modern Warrior but she has passed over now...

Wilma Mankiller, Chief of the Cherokee...Brilliant Woman...Modern Warrior but she has passed over now...