In South Dakota, Mycoplasma bovis, a mysterious disease, is ravaging bison. It is common in cattle, but rarely fatal. Many want to know more. Jthe New York Times visited Fred DuBray’s bison herd, claiming that this disease was incurable. DuBray tells us when he first noticed something was wrong.
Red Lake Ojibway citizen Brendan Strong was just looking for a way to get rid of an unhealthy late-night meal when he started his long-distance run. So far, Brendan has covered over 91 miles in three half marathons and two full marathons.
In Shawnee, Oklahoma, the Potawatomi Nation remembers its 155th anniversary of moving to Indian Territory. The 1867 treaty was the final push for Native families to move from Kansas to Oklahoma. He promised over 575,000 acres of land. Kelli Mosteller has served as director of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center since 2010.
One app aims to reach a new generation of Chickasaw language speakers. Reporting by Patty Talahongva of ICT.
Cora McGuire-Cyrette is the leader of the Ontario Native Women’s Association. She thinks about her charge.
Best Instrumental CD, Best World Music and Artist of the Year are some of the awards that Gabriel Ayala has won at the Native American Music Awards during his career. It combines traditional Aboriginal values with classical music.
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