Subscribe to our Daily Digest e-mail

Event

Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Art Market canceled for 2020 (7/29/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation announced Tuesday it is postponing the 15th annual Cherokee Art Market, originally slated to run Oct. 10-11 at the Hard Rock Hotel...
article 68th Cherokee National Holiday Goes Virtual Because of COVID-19 Pandemic (7/6/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The annual celebration of the signing of the Cherokee Nation Constitution will be a virtual one this year. The tribe will stream online important events of...
press release 68th Annual Cherokee National Holiday to be "Virtual Holiday" (6/25/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr., announced today that the 68th Annual Cherokee National Holiday will be a “virtual Holiday”...
article Santa Fe Indian Market postponement disappoints Cherokees (4/28/2020)
(New Mexico) -- The 99th Santa Fe Indian Market will be postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19, affecting Cherokee artists of different media. “This is a difficult...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Arizona woman roller skating across America to raise awareness for Navajo Nation community (7/27/2020)
(Arizona) -- Daisy Purdy is roller skating from the Navajo Nation to the Eastern Band of Cherokee reservation near North Carolina to raise awareness and funds for Navajo...
article Nez backs tribal council in cancelling fairs on Navajo Nation (7/13/2020)
(Navajo Nation) -- Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez supported the Navajo Nation Council's decision to cancel fairs, rodeos and roping competitions held on tribal...
article Coronavirus could cancel fair season on Navajo Nation (5/24/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Fair season on the Navajo Nation draws hundreds to amusement rides, rodeos, parades, livestock shows and musical performances, but lingering uncertainty...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

First Nations

article Back to Batoche Days to be held online this year (7/20/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- This summer was supposed to be the big 50th anniversary celebrations of Back To Batoche Days. The one-of-a-kind celebration of the Métis Nation's...
article Lake Manitoba First Nation's plans for June powwow worry community member (5/29/2020)
(Manitoba) -- A knowledge keeper and former chief in Lake Manitoba First Nation worries the plan to go ahead with the annual powwow in June could bring the novel...
article New Brunswick Indigenous Summer Games cancelled amid COVID-19 pandemic (5/5/2020)
(New Brunswick) -- The 2020 New Brunswick Indigenous Summer Games have been cancelled to protect the athletes and their communities from the spread of COVID–19,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Soboba Band

article Fireworks show at Soboba ignites fun (7/18/2020)
(California) -- The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians and Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District teamed up to put on a firework show that lit up the San Jacinto Valley...
1 Article on this Issue

Shinnecock Tribe

article Shinnecock Nation closes annual powwow to outside visitors (7/17/2020)
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation will close its annual powwow to outside visitors for the first time in 74 years in a pandemic-centered move with broad...
1 Article on this Issue

Census

article Tribal Census Day event in the Turtle Mountains (7/10/2020)
(North Dakota) -- The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa is encouraging tribal members to come out to the Sky Dancer Casino parking lot Friday to have their names counted...
1 Article on this Issue

COVID-19

article Mobile Mammography Unit to return to Hannahville Indian Community (7/9/2020)
(Michigan) -- If you are in need of your annual mammogram, a Mobile Mammography event is to take place in September for the Hannahville Indian Community in partnership...
article New Mexico PBS, First Nations Experience to air Santa Fe Indian School virtual graduation ceremony (6/24/2020)
(New Mexico) -- In previous years, graduating seniors from Santa Fe Indian School would wait patiently for their name to be called. Dressed in their respective regalia,...
article Music festival showcasing Indigenous talent goes online this weekend (5/15/2020)
(Ontario) -- A music festival showcasing Indigenous talent that was slated to take place in Toronto this summer is moving online this weekend due to COVID-19. Over the...
article 'Hold your head up': watch Buffy Sainte-Marie's rousing spoken word performance (4/27/2020)
(Internet) -- The iconic singer-songwriter appeared on Sunday evening's Stronger Together, Tous ensemble. Sunday night's Stronger Together, Tous ensemble special...
article NYRA Delays Opening of Belmont Park (4/16/2020)
(New York) -- The New York Racing Association has pushed back the planned resumption of racing at Belmont Park and is working toward finding a new date for opening the...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Agua Caliente

article Fireworks Show at Rancho Mirage Casino Draws Hundreds of Spectators (7/4/2020)
(California) -- The only official fireworks show slated for the Coachella Valley this Fourth of July at a tribal casino in Rancho Mirage has drawn hundreds of spectators...
article Fireworks Show at Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage Casino Still on, Tribe Says (7/3/2020)
(California) -- The only official fireworks show slated for the Coachella Valley this Fourth of July weekend will still go on as planned at a tribal casino in Rancho...
article Coachella Valley cities forgo fireworks; Agua Caliente resort to put on July 4th show (6/26/2020)
(California) -- All nine Coachella Valley cities will forgo public fireworks this year due to coronavirus, but residents can still look to the skies for an Independence...
article 4th of July fireworks show at Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage will still be held (6/25/2020)
(California) -- The fifth annual Fourth of July fireworks show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage is still scheduled to take place, the casino announced on...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article For 1st time, N.J. gamblers can legally bet on Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Here’s how coronavirus affected the odds. (7/4/2020)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gamblers can now legally place their bets on a classic American competition. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement approved betting on...
1 Article on this Issue

Kalispel Tribe

article Northern Quest Resort & Casino postpones summer concert series to 2021 (7/3/2020)
(Washington) -- Northern Quest Resort & Casino has postponed their outdoor summer concert series until 2021. .Several of the upcoming concerts have already been...
article Spokane casino: Tribal affiliation made decision over MMA event easier (6/12/2020)
(Washington) -- By late July, large gatherings of people possibly will be allowed in Spokane County as the state of Washington gradually lifts restrictions associated...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Nez Perce Tribe

article Nez Perce Tribe and Forest Service Issue Joint Statement on Rainbow Gathering (7/3/2020)
(Idaho) -- The Nez Perce Tribe and Forest Service have been working closely to identify and protect sensitive resources near Riggins, Idaho as the Rainbow Family of...
1 Article on this Issue

Tachi-Yokut Tribe

article Disney forced Dana White to scrap UFC 249 because of coronavirus pandemic and have a £1.2bn deal in the championship (7/3/2020)
(California) -- Dana White was willing to pull out all the stops to miraculously stage UFC 249 amid the coronavirus pandemic... until the highest powers at Disney got...
article A private jet, a secret location and the inside story of UFC 249 (4/17/2020)
(California) -- Sayif Saud was at home in Dallas on April 6, trying to figure out logistics. His gym, Fortis MMA, was closed like many businesses due to the coronavirus...
article UFC 249 officially canceled (about time) but Dana White vows to ‘make things right’ for fighters who trained for it (4/10/2020)
(California) -- UFC president Dana White finally made the right call on UFC 249, but not on his own accord. He announced Thursday that the event would no longer take...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

California Gaming

article Two desert casinos press forward with fireworks as state urges caution (7/2/2020)
(California) -- Two tribal-owned casinos in Riverside and San Bernardino counties are moving forward with plans for Fourth of July fireworks viewings this weekend, as...
article California to Allow Pro Sports, Day Camps as Coronavirus Shutdowns Ease (6/5/2020)
(California) -- California broadly relaxed its coronavirus-related shutdowns on Friday, moving to allow professional sports to be played without audiences and reopen day...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Native Voices

article Grammy-Nominated Jewel & Indigenous Artist Lyla June Host ‘Voices of Siihasin (Hope)’ Benefit Concert (7/2/2020)
(Internet) -- Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, actress and mental health advocate, Jewel, will co-host the “Voices of Siihasin” Benefit Concert together...
1 Article on this Issue

Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community cancels 2020 Wacipi (7/2/2020)
(Minnesota) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community announced Friday, July 2 its annual weekend-long celebration Wacipi scheduled for next month is canceled due to...
1 Article on this Issue

Food Sovereignty

article "Resilience Recipes: Native Food-preneurs" Series Concludes June 29th with Chef Sean Sherman (6/29/2020)
(USA) -- The “Resilience Recipes: Native Food-preneur” series began a month and a half ago with a livestream cooking demonstration featuring Brian Yazzie (...
1 Article on this Issue

Foxwoods

article Fans allowed to attend Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 NASCAR Cup Series race at NHMS (6/29/2020)
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials announced on Thursday fans will be allowed to attend the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 NASCAR Cup Series race on...
1 Article on this Issue

LGBTQ

article 'We are sacred together': Diné Pride Cruise celebrates Pride Month on Navajo Nation (6/28/2020)
(Arizona) -- Krystle Headley wrote "love" in large blue letters on the back window of her vehicle while her sister, Nicole Begay, held the bisexual community...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article Indigenous Event Highlights Black Activism, Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women (6/28/2020)
(Oregon) -- A gathering in Eugene’s Owen Rose Garden Sunday afternoon called 'Indigenous Solidarity with Black' was held to show support with the Black...
article Ottawa teen's 7th annual run for missing and murdered Indigenous women goes virtual (5/9/2020)
(Ottawa) -- Teenager Theland Kicknosway's annual run for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is being turned into a virtual event this year, and he's...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Fort Peck

article 'Not taking any chances:' Fort Peck tribes prohibit participation in Wolf Point rodeo (6/25/2020)
(Montana) -- The Fort Peck Tribal Executive Board is preventing departments and programs from participating in the Wolf Point Wild Horse Stampede and encouraging members...
1 Article on this Issue

Columbus/Indigenous Day

article National Indigenous Peoples Day goes virtual amid pandemic restrictions (6/22/2020)
(Canada) -- Organizers of a major Indigenous festival in Ottawa considered postponing or cancelling it entirely after COVID-19 restrictions meant they couldn't...
1 Article on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article Surprise Parade Celebrates 98th Birthday Of Tribe's Chief (6/17/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe celebrated the 98th birthday of Chief Vernon “Silent Drum” Lopez with a surprise parade past his...
1 Article on this Issue

Ute Tribe

article Ute tribes reimagine Bear Dances, a key ceremony of renewal, as coronavirus locks down Colorado reservations (6/5/2020)
(Colorado) -- In normal, non-pandemic times, this is the season when the thrumming notes of a ceremonial song, the rasping of metal sticks rubbed on notched wood and the...
1 Article on this Issue

Wind River

article Business competition aims to spur more economic development on Wind River Reservation (6/1/2020)
(Wyoming) -- After a monthslong process altered by the coronavirus pandemic, several Wind River Reservation entrepreneurs are seeking a chance at a share of thousands of...
article Wind River Startup Challenge Pitch Day May 30 (5/26/2020)
(Wyoming) -- Five businesses created by tribal entrepreneurs from the Wind River Indian Reservation will pitch their concepts to a virtual audience and panel of judges...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Remember the Removal ride cancelled for 2020 (5/15/2020)
(North Carolina) -- The Remember the Removal Ride (RTR), which retraces the northern route of the Trail of Tears, will not be held this year due to concerns over the...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article ‘Red takeover’ rally to ride into Las Vegas Strip for tourism (5/3/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- While many people in the travel and tourism industry may not feel much like celebrating these days, the U.S. Travel Association and the Las Vegas...
1 Article on this Issue

National Congress of American Indians

article NCAI hosts Congressional Town Hall on COVID-19 legislative efforts (4/29/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- National Congress of American Indian’s (NCAI) President Fawn Sharp (Quinault) hosted a web-based panel discussion on Tuesday, April 28...
1 Article on this Issue

Comanche Nation

article Comanche Nation Casino hosts blood drive (4/27/2020)
(Kansas) -- Comanche Nation Casino is partnering with with the Oklahoma Blood Institute to host a blood drive in the casino’s parking lot on Monday. As the...
1 Article on this Issue

Havasupai Tribe

article Flagstaff company to host virtual run to aid Havasupai Tribe relief efforts during pandemic (4/22/2020)
(Arizona) -- The Havasupai Reservation is one of the most remote reservations in the United States, nestled deep within the Grand Canyon, the only way to access the...
1 Article on this Issue

Louisiana Gaming

article Sporting events without crowds? There are countless hurdles before it can happen (4/17/2020)
(Louisiana) -- Saints fans couldn't wait to watch Drew Brees — in what could be his last season as quarterback — steer the NFL team to a second Super...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Konocti Vista Casino No Longer to Host Fishing Tournaments Through 2020 (8/3/2020)
(California) -- Konocti Vista Casino, Resort and Marina has been working with Bass Tournament Directors, in taking extra steps to ensure participant and public safety...
article Annual Sturgis rally expecting 250K, stirring virus concerns (8/2/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Sturgis is on. The message has been broadcast across social media as South Dakota, which has seen an uptick in coronavirus infections in recent weeks,...
article 'It's not just a canoe to us': Squamish and Musqueam Nations launch 3 race canoes (7/11/2020)
(British Columbia) -- Members of the Squamish and Musqueam Nations are celebrating the launch of three canoes to race in the war canoe circuit — two of them newly...
press release MSU’s American Indian Summer Language Camp goes virtual (6/24/2020)
(Minnesota) -- A few departments at MSU teaming up to take their American Indian Summer Language Camp online. 12 students are signed up for the camp, which helps...
article NAC: Event cancelled: Native performers seek an audience (6/24/2020)
(Indian Country) -- Since March, Indigenous musicians, comedians and other entertainers suddenly found their calendars empty as coronavirus fears cancelled their gigs....
article Curator Joe D. Horse Capture Picks Five Artists to Watch From Indian Market (6/18/2020)
(Indian Country) -- In this ongoing series, curators and members of the Native arts community share five artists they were looking forward to seeing at the 2020 Indian...
article Track Superintendents Field Day Postponed Until 2021 (6/8/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The 19th annual Track Superintendents Field Day, originally scheduled for this coming September 14-16, has been rescheduled for March 2021. The event will...
article Plans underway for Tla'amin Nation to host Tribal Journeys (6/5/2020)
(British Columbia) -- City of Powell River will be represented on the stakeholders’ committee for the tribal journeys 2021 being hosted by the Tla’amin...
article Red Earth Festival moves to Labor Day weekend, September 5-6 (6/5/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The award-winning Red Earth Festival, recognized as one of America’s top art festivals, has been rescheduled to Labor Day Weekend, September 5-6, at...
article Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Rescheduled dates announced for Red Earth Native American festival (5/31/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The award-winning Red Earth Festival, recognized as one of America’s top Native American art festivals, has been rescheduled for Labor Day weekend,...
article Reconciliation week 2020 to go ahead with revised events (5/27/2020)
(Australia) -- Reconciliation Week will go ahead without the public events that have traditionally marked it, but Canberrans have been encouraged to still reflect on its...
article ICE North America to host ‘digital week’ May 11-15 (4/22/2020)
(North America) -- Though ICE North America in New Orleans was canceled, a digital conference will take place May 11-15 that mimics the original event, but with an...
article Native American Basketball Invitational and Educational Youth Summit in Phoenix canceled (4/18/2020)
(Arizona) -- The 18th annual Native American Basketball Invitational and second annual Educational Youth Summit was canceled earlier this week from its slated dates of...
article ComiCon on the radio (3/28/2020)
(Indian Country) -- The COVID-19 pandemic postponed the IndigiPop X Indigenous popular culture festival this month. Indigenous nerds will have to store their cosplay...
article Indigenous film coming to New West for Massey Theatre screening (3/12/2020)
(British Columbia) -- A small Indigenous film that’s taking on Hollywood blockbusters – and winning – is coming to New Westminster for a special...
article Cherokee, Chickasaw programs semifinalists for Honoring Nations award (3/11/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development’s Honoring Nations program has announced the selection of 18 semifinalists for the...
article Lieutenant Governor to Speak at UMN Morris Commencement (3/10/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan will serve as the 2020 Commencement speaker at the University of Minnesota Morris. All are welcome to attend on...
article Lecture series focuses on Native American content in museums (3/10/2020)
(New York) -- Cazenovia College’s annual Washburn Distinguished Lecture Series showcases notable individuals speaking on topics of broad interest. On March 4, the...
article Smithsonian gallery hosting work by Cornell's Rickard (3/10/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Jolene Rickard, associate professor in the Department of Art and the Department of History of Art and Visual Studies, has artwork currently on...
article Kansas Democratic caucuses work to represent all (3/7/2020)
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Democratic Party is holding its annual Washington Days convention this weekend. During the three day event, more than 15 different caucuses are...

visionary sponsor advertisement

sponsor advertisement