Assembly of First Nations announces 13 delegates to meet Pope Francis at the Vatican

A chief and residential school survivor says he will be looking for justice and healing when he leads the Assembly of First Nations delegation to…

Indigenous woman named New Zealand’s next governor general

By Nick Perry THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) _ Children’s advocate Cindy Kiro said Monday she hopes to inspire Maori girls after becoming…

Alcatraz re-occupied on 50th anniversary

CALFORNIA — Last week American Indians re-occupied Alcatraz Island. November 20th marked the 50th anniversary of the take over of Alcatraz Island, creating the high…

Earth Alliance donates millions to help Amazon indigenous

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s Earth Alliance foundation announced it is donating $5 million dollars to help indigenous people affected by fires in the amazon. The Amazon…

Haudenosaunee passports final accepted for I-Nats

Team Iroquois always get extra attention at the World Men’s Lacrosse Championships held this year in Israel. Players and lacrosse fans around the world recognize…

Judge blocks conspiracy evidence in Standing Rock case

MANDAN, ND – A North Dakota judge on Wednesday limited the amount of information the governor’s office can be asked to give attorneys for an…

Sound used as a weapon?

Diplomats and Embassy workers in Havana, Cuba have fallen ill to a series of strange ailments that leaves them deaf and nauseous. Officials suspect they…

Canada’s first clinical trial to study medical cannabis and PTSD

University of British Columbia BRITISH COLUMBIA – Tilray, medical marijuana producers, and the University of British Columbia (UBC) announced today that patient recruitment for Canada’s…

UN body says Sioux must have say in pipeline project

  The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe must have a say with regard to a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that could disturb sacred sites and impact…

12,300 year old fire pit found in northern Utah

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – An ancient tribal fire pit with tools, a spear tip and tobacco seeds that archaeologists say dates back 12,300…

American Indian Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle Jr. dies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ A longtime representative of South Dakota’s Lakota people, Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle Jr., has died on the Cheyenne River Indian…

Venezuelan Ambassador to Canada to attend social at Mohawk Longhouse

OHSWEKEN – The newly appointed [tweetable alt=””]Venezuelan ambassador to Canada, Wilmer Barrientos will be visiting Six Nations on Wednesday evening.[/tweetable] He will arriving as part of…

Andean ‘Inti Raymi’ ceremonial event honours the sun and mother earth

The Inti Raymi is a ceremonial event celebrated in the South American Andean mountains that honours of the summer solstice, the longest day of the…

Anti-Indigenous racism alive and well in Oaxaca Mexico

OAXACA – The provincial government and the tourism ministry of Oaxaca, a state in southern Mexico with an indigenous majority, has come under fire for…

Indigenous Rights Defenders from Colombia Visit Canada

TORONTO – Amnesty International Canada concluded a successful visit of two indigenous rights defenders from Colombia, María Patricia Tobón Yagarí and Federico Guzmán Duque, with…