National News

Conspiracy Of Indifference: Press And Police Ignore Violence Against Native Women

Change is beginning to come, and it is at the grassroots level. By Mary Annette Pember.The “missing white woman syndrome,” explains the lack of media attention for missing Native women, according to Makoons Miller Tanner of Duluth. “Pretty, young, middle class white women make good victims versus Native women who may have criminal pasts,” noted Miller Tanner, who maintains the Justice for Native Women blog. Read More →

Let’s Move! In Indian Country

Karuk Councilmember, Crispin McAllister hopes the eight teenagers he led to Washington D.C. earlier this month will be inspired to do great things in their lives and for their communities. Read More →

Oregon Bans Native American Mascots

Eight Oregon high schools will have to retire their Native American mascots after the Board of Education voted to prohibit them, giving the state some of the nation’s toughest restrictions on Native American mascots, nicknames, and logos. The 5-1 vote followed months of passionate and emotional debate about tolerance and tradition. The schools have five years to comply with the order or risk losing their state funding. Read More →

Hoopa Woman Delivers Message About Indigenous Water Rights at World Water Forum

It was no surprise that the Bureau of Reclamation would have a table at the World Water Forum. The event, this year in Marseilles, France, was really a gathering for many of globalism’s biggest corporations and the BOR was there to parade their operation of 366 dams across the U.S. Read More →

Obama Administration Announces Mortgage Pilot Program for Rural Borrowers

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is launching a pilot program to help rural borrowers refinance their mortgages to reduce their monthly payments. Read More →

In Service of Others

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'" Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities. The MLK Day of Service is a part of United We ... Read More →

Remember Fukushima?

Remember Fukushima? The nuclear power industry would prefer that you forget, as would the Japanese government. Unfortunately, the four melted reactor cores at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant continue to smolder and release radiation after being severely damaged during the infamous earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011. Read More →

Hatchery Fish Quick to Hurt Reproduction in Wild

Oregon State University scientists found that it takes only a single generation for steelhead trout raised in fish hatcheries to pass along bad genetic traits to populations in the wild Read More →