H-AmIndian Blog Links
Below is a list of blogs which may be of interest to Native peoples and scholars of Native history, culture, politics, and current events. If you have recommendations for additional links, please submit them to the editors.
Located on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin, News From Indian Country publishes 14 issues a year with both its print and electronic-edition, supplying national news, pow-wow dates and information on all of Indian Country to all of the world. NFIC contains national, cultural and regional sections PLUS special interest articles, features, entertainment, letters and one of the most up-to-date comprehensive pow-wow directories throughout North America.
Every weekday, Indianz.com publishes two to three features on news worthy issues and/or other topics of interest. You can read stories on a wide range of topics, including legislation, court decisions, health issues, and politics.
Indian Country Today offers in-depth coverage of Native American News, world news, politics, business, gaming, finance, economic development, environmental issues, education, arts & entertainment, Native American culture, pow wows, health & wellness, travel, genealogy, First Nations of Canada, sports, and veterans’ issues.
The National Museum of the American Indian has a variety of blogs on topics from Indian history, art, and education, all linked from their main blog site.
The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association’s blog includes numerous job postings and announcements of interest to scholars and graduate students.
A gathering place for high-level news and posts about Federal Indian affairs.
Run by a graduate student at Harvard’s School of Education, “Native Appropriations is a blog discussing representations of Indigenous people, focusing on issues of cultural appropriation and stereotyping.”
By Cynthia-Lou Coleman, a professor and researcher at Portland State University who studies science communication, particularly issues that impact American Indians. She is enrolled with the Osage tribe.
The blog of the American Indian College Fund, focused on issues around higher education and more.
Vision Maker Media works with Native producers to develop, produce and distribute educational telecommunications programs for all media including public television and public radio. Vision Maker Media supports training to increase the number of American Indians and Alaska Natives producing quality public broadcasting programs, which includes advocacy efforts promoting increased control and use of information technologies and the policies to support this control by American Indians and Alaska Natives.
A blog by Lara Evans, an enrolled member of Cherokee Nation and tenured faculty in art history and studio art at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. Evans writes about contemporary Native American and First Nations art.
Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert is enrolled with the Hopi Tribe from the village of Upper Moencopi in northeastern Arizona. He is an associate professor of American Indian Studies & History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.