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Slash/Back director on film’s native roots, homegrown horror
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Slash/Back director on film’s native roots, homegrown horror

It’s typically a bit cliché to describe a movie as a “labor of love” for its filmmaker, but that really is the case for Slash/Back director Nyla Innuksuk and her story of teenage girls in a remote Arctic community battling an alien invader. Set and shot in the Inuit hamlet of Pangnirtung in Nunavut, Canada, Slash/Back...

Sacheen Littlefather’s sisters say she was not Native American. The actress had disputed similar claims before
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Sacheen Littlefather’s sisters say she was not Native American. The actress had disputed similar claims before

Native American civil rights activist Sacheen Littlefeather dies at age 75 Native American civil rights activist Sacheen Littlefeather dies at age 75 00:50 In 1973, actress Sacheen Littlefeather stepped on stage at the Oscars on behalf of Marlon Brando, identifying herself as a member of the Apache tribe and turning down his award because of...

There are nearly 200 missing Native Americans from New Mexico and the Navajo Nation. The FBI is working to tackle unsolved cases
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There are nearly 200 missing Native Americans from New Mexico and the Navajo Nation. The FBI is working to tackle unsolved cases

Gallup, New Mexico CNN  —  Sadie Acevedo is living an endless cycle of grief. Her sister, Anthonette Cayedito, went missing from the family home in Gallup, New Mexico, one evening in 1986 and has not been seen since then. Acevedo believes Cayedito’s disappearance may have been tied to a relative. “I have a hole inside...

7 Cloud Native Development Principles for Maximum Efficiency
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7 Cloud Native Development Principles for Maximum Efficiency

Shutterstock.com/Golden Dayz Cloud native describes an approach to software development where cloud infrastructure is used to achieve quicker and more scalable deployments. Cloud native applications are designed to take full advantage of modern engineering practices such as automation, managed services, and automatic scaling controls. The model has implications on your organization’s culture and working practices...

Justice Dept. suing South Dakota casino that banned Native Americans
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Justice Dept. suing South Dakota casino that banned Native Americans

Comment on this story Comment The Justice Department filed a civil discrimination lawsuit Wednesday against the owners and operators of a South Dakota hotel and casino that banned all Native Americans last spring in response to a fatal shooting on the property. Federal prosecutors said the proprietors of the Grand Gateway Hotel and the Cheers...

First Native American Woman In Space Awed By Mother Earth
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First Native American Woman In Space Awed By Mother Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first Native American woman in space said Wednesday she is overwhelmed by the beauty and delicacy of Mother Earth, and is channeling “positive energy” as her five-month mission gets underway. NASA astronaut Nicole Mann said from the International Space Station that she’s received lots of prayers and blessings from...

Justice: Hotel sued for denying rooms to Native Americans
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Justice: Hotel sued for denying rooms to Native Americans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The U.S. Department of Justice sued the owners of a Rapid City, South Dakota hotel on Wednesday, alleging that they violated the civil rights of Native Americans by trying to ban them from the property. The Justice Department alleges that on at least two occasions in March, Connie Uhre and her...

University of Kansas begins returning Native American remains, other sacred objects
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University of Kansas begins returning Native American remains, other sacred objects

The University of Kansas has begun the process of returning Native American remains and other sacred objects that were recently discovered in its museum collections, the university said. University officials said in a statement posted online that “culturally unidentified individual remains,” funeral objects and other sacred objects were found in Spooner Hall and Lippincott Hall...

Black, Hispanic and American Indian/Alaska Native adults more likely to hospitalized for flu and less likely to be vaccinated, CDC report finds
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Black, Hispanic and American Indian/Alaska Native adults more likely to hospitalized for flu and less likely to be vaccinated, CDC report finds

CNN  —  Black, American Indian/Alaska Native and Hispanic adults are more likely than their White peers to be hospitalized for the flu, but less likely to be vaccinated against it, a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds. The CDC Vital Signs report released Tuesday finds that Black, AI/AN and...