The Spiritual Truth Why American Indians Would Keep Long Hair? A Tale Untold

This information about hair has been hidden from the public since the Vietnam War . Our culture leads people to believe that hair style is a matter of personal preference, that hair style is a matter of fashion and/or convenience, and that how people wear their hair is simply a cosmetic issue. Back in the…

Bison mother saves newborn calf from determined coyote

Even for the biggest land animal in North America, life can start out on the perilous side of things. A ranger at Yellowstone National Park recently documented this truth in a series of photographs that’s attracted quite a bit of media attention. The images, captured in the vicinity of Madison Junction in the western part…

International Bison Conference announces goal of 1 million bison

National Bison Association and a handful of other organizations worked together to unveil a new goal: growing the North American bison herd to 1 million by 2027. Ranchers, conservationists, tribal members and bison enthusiasts gathered in Big Sky Wednesday for the 2017 International Bison Conference, where National Bison Association executive director Dave Carter announced the…

Honoring Minnie Spotted Wolf, the first Native American woman in the U.S. Marine Corps

Minnie Spotted Wolf (1923–1988) was the first Native American woman to serve in the United States Marine Corps. A member of the Blackfoot tribe, Spotted Wolf spent her childhood working on her father’s ranch in Heart Butte, Montana, where she cut fence posts, drove trucks and broke horses. She first expressed an interest in joining the…

History Teacher Denies Native American Genocide, Native Student Disagrees, Gets Expelled

A California State University, Sacramento professor who allegedly told his United States History class he did not like the term ‘genocide’ in relation to Native Americans in history, told a Native American student who disagreed with him that she was disenrolled and expelled from his course. The account is according to Native university student, Chiitaanibah…

BREAKING: Native Americans fight Texas pipeline using ‘same model as Standing Rock’

The Two Rivers camp, protesting the Trans-Pecos pipeline, is the latest sign that the Standing Rock movement is inspiring indigenous-led activism across the US.  Indigenous activists have set up camps in the Texas desert to fight a pipeline project there, the latest sign that the Standing Rock “water protector” movementis inspiring Native American-led environmental protests…