Canada's Aboriginal Peoples Television Network has more than 100 original shows produced almost entirely by indigenous Canadians — from dramas and documentaries to investigative news and a cooking show.
ETHEL, a string quartet from New York City, released "The River" in collaboration with Native American artist Robert Mirabal. The album features a mixture of traditional Native American music, indigenous sounds from Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe, and classical strings.
Clashes over an oil pipeline slated to cross historic Native territory in North Dakota continue after more the 140 people were arrested in protests last week. The increasingly high-stakes face-off is one of the biggest actions by Native Americans in years.
The Washington Redskins face growing demands to change their team's nickname, which many Native Americans say is offensive. The public debate is also putting pressure on other teams, like the Edmonton Eskimos, that also use native imagery.
For one community, Columbus Day is a marker of genocide and shame. For another, it's a celebration of history and heritage. Now some cities like Seattle, Portland and Minneapolis are siding with the former, rebranding the holiday as Indigenous Peoples Day.
A new exhibition opened on Friday in Plymouth, Massachusetts, telling the story of how Europeans raided the area for slaves long before the Pilgrims arrived. The exhibit was made by a Native American crew, giving them the chance to tell their peoples' story.
As Congress rushed to get spending bills passed before lawmakers went home for the holidays, unrelated riders gave gifts to mining and fossil fuel companies. And one of them comes at the expense of the environment and Native Americans.
The US and Canada have wrangled with the proposed Keystone XL pipeline for years, but Native American tribes say their own sovereign nations are being ignored. And with the the pipeline's route crossing several reservations, native activists say they'll keep fighting even if the project is approved.
The Crow Nation in Montana has 9 billion tons of coal on its reservation — and it wants to mine about 1.4 billion tons of that and ship it to Asia. It could be a huge economic boost for the tribe, but coal's value is plummeting. And there are other complications, too.
For weeks, members of the Standing Rock Sioux have gathered in Cannonball, North Dakota, standing against the Dakota Access pipeline. The government has now halted construction pending reassessment of the project.