- Karuk Journalist Determined to Get Native Stories in Mainstream Media - Indian Country Today Media NStory about Chiara Sottile, a young Native American journalist whose goal is to get Native American news into the mainstream.
IMRU Radio and NPR shared a link.In his novel Dream Boy, Jim Grimsley explores the beauty and violence of growing up gay in the rural South. Author Justin Torres offers this devastatingly beautiful novel to anyone who has ever been the target of a bully.
- Higher tuition and less financial aid could result in today's college-age Americans becoming the first generation less educated than their parents.
- The nation is reeling from hurricanes, earthquakes, the Great Recession, two wars, and severe public sector budget cuts, among other challenges.
- Indigenous people from across North America are joining the White House protest against TransCanada's proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry crude oil from northern Alberta to Gulf Coast refineries in Texas.
- LAS VEGAS — The United States can't lead the world in the 21st century with its current energy policy, Vice President Joe Biden told alternative technology supporters Tuesday at a clean energy summit in Las Vegas.
- State Assembly Recognizes November as Native American Heritage Month - Indian Country Today Media NeCalifornia State Assembly passed ACR 72: California Native American Heritage Month which will recognize November as Native American Heritage Month and honor James Ramos, Mark Macarro, Nancy Ayala, and Mary Ann Andreas for their leadership in Indian country.
- Elmhurst College, a private liberal arts school in suburban Chicago affiliated with the United Church of Christ, has become the first college in the country to ask an optional question
Political wrangling and budget problems could hurt the Federal Emergency Management Agency's ability to help victims of disasters like Hurricane Irene.
On Friday, August 19, the Cheyenne River Youth Project (CRYP) in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, had its final event of their summer season. Seventy-three teenagers came to the Cokata Wiconi Teen Center to take part in a five-on-five, double elimination tournament.