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20th Anniversary Screening of ‘Smoke Signals’ and 8 Indigenous-Made Films Premiering at Sundance

Sundance Film Festival also announces an impressive list of 2018 Native fellowship recipients As just announced on the Sundance Institute website, this year, eight Indigenous-made films will be premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, January 18-28, in Park City, Utah. In addition, there will be a special 20th Anniversary Archive Screening of Smoke Signals, directed by Chris Eyre (Cheyenne/Arapaho) with the...

Mom Paints Sign On Garage Door To Ensure Cops Don’t Shoot Her Autistic Son

To ensure cops have 'no excuse' when it comes to her very autistic 28-year-old son, this woman wrote a message on her garage door. It’s an accepted fact that if police in the United States underwent training programs like officers in Norway do, individuals like Alton Sterling and Philando Castile would still be alive. As it is, few officers know...

WATCH: Cop Chokes Innocent Man for Asking Why the Town’s Water Was Cut Off

Martin County, KY — A Kentucky man learned the hard way this week that speaking your mind to those in a position of power can and will get you assaulted by police. A Martin County resident wanted to know why he was paying for water and not getting it, so a police officer grabbed him by the throat to...

Why can’t we elect a Native American like Faith Spotted Eagle as president?

On Monday, electoral college delegates convened in capitols across the 50 states and the District of Columbia to cast their votes for the 45th president and vice-president of the United States. Some said that the future of a global superpower, and liberalism itself, hung in the balance. Reeling from reports of Russian hackers and confounded by a president-elect viewed...

The U.S. May Finally Get a TV Network for Native Americans

https://youtu.be/V5OapPu2Uxs Canadians Want to Bring an 'All Nations Network' for Native Americans to the U.S. A Canadian cable channel hopes to launch a U.S. offshoot dedicated to making programs for Native Americans, by Native Americans. Variety reports that Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples Television Network wants to launch All Nations Network here in the States, which “will develop and air TV programs written, produced,...

Adorable Maori toddler charms the internet with passionate haka dance

Say kia ora to the fiercest and cutest Maōri warrior the internet has ever seen. Herea Winitana from Rotorua, New Zealand (or Aotearoa if you're Kiwi), shared a video of an adorable baby over the weekend — and just like that, Down Under's collective heart was melted. According to TVNZ, baby Atutahi has only just turned two-years-old, but he's well on...

The Supernatural Reason Native Americans Kept Their Hair Long

There is some interesting information out there about hair and the role it plays in intuition and the nervous system. Keeping one’s hair long is viewed as a choice. The style is personal preference, and people who keep their hair long are viewed as hippies, hipsters, or just plain lazy. However, a whole different story emerged during the time of...

Christian Mauled by Lion After Trying ‘To Prove Lord Would Intervene and Save Him’…

A church leader recently had his arm mauled by a lion after running towards them in an effort to prove that the ‘Lord’s power over the wild animals’. Alec Ndiwane, a Zion Christian Church prophet, was attacked viciously while on a safari trip trying to prove that God can save him in front of his group of church members. He...

LEGISLATION GRANTING FEDERAL RECOGNITION TO SIX “POCAHONTAS” VIRIGINIA TRIBES PASSED BY U.S. SENATE

WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill called Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017. The legislation provides federal recognition to six Virginia tribes that previously held state recognition. Similar legislation was passed in May 2017 by the House of Representatives. Now, it awaits the signature of President Donald Trump. Once signed by the...

LEGISLATION GRANTING FEDERAL RECOGNITION TO SIX “POCAHONTAS” VIRIGINIA TRIBES PASSED BY U.S. SENATE

WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill called Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017. The legislation provides federal recognition to six Virginia tribes that previously held state recognition. Similar legislation was passed in May 2017 by the House of Representatives. Now, it awaits the signature of President Donald Trump. Once signed by the...