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One of the Largest Native American Tribes Has Just Voted to End Their 100-Year Dependency on Coal

Immediately after rejecting the acquisition of an Arizona coal mine, the Navajo Council announced their new dedication to renewable energy.

Native American Tribe Donates $184,000 to Cover Funeral Costs of Alabama Tornado Victims

When another unidentified Alabama business backed out of covering the funerary costs of the victims, the tribe more than tripled their donation.

Oil Company Surrenders 15 Land Leases on Sacred Native American Land

Though Davon Energy could have started drilling on the Badger-Two Medicine land, they surrendered the land leases after being met with firm opposition.

(CORRECTION) First Native American Woman Federal Judge

CORRECTION: Using a February 16, 2016 United Press International article as the main source, we incorrectly dated this story. The Senate confirmation actually took...

Farmer Returns 700 Acres of California Coast to Native American Tribe

A California landowner is returning his family farm to a neighboring Native American tribe that was forced inland, away from their breathtaking coastline, 150...

Promise to Her Grandmother Brings Better Life to Native Americans

A little girl’s promise to her grandmother has meant nine million dollars in goods and services for Native Americans on a South Dakota reservation. Today,...

Science Discovers Sweetgrass is Natural Mosquito Repellant, Native Americans Knew All Along

Mother Nature often knows best–and when it comes to repelling mosquitoes, sweetgrass is one of its secret weapons. This is no surprise to Native Americans,...

Irish Town Builds Memorial to Thank Native Americans Who Helped During the Potato Famine

A giant sculpture was erected in Ireland to thank the "Trail of Tears" Native American tribe who sent what little money they could to help the Irish people during the Great Famine.
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Wild Horses Mesmerized by Native American Drumming

Jill Starr works to save American mustangs and domestic horses from abuse. Her organization now includes Red Horse Nation, which helps Native American youths...
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Nike Designs Shoe for Native Americans, Donates Profit

Nike yesterday unveiled the Nike Air Native N7, a unique athletic performance shoe designed specifically for Native Americans. The N7 is the result of...
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Historic Healing for Native Americans and Whites Near Wounded Knee

(Custer, South Dakota) While some South Dakota whites will always be bitter about the modern Wounded Knee standoff three decades ago, a Native American...

Prison Sweat Lodge Benefits Native American Inmates

"Prisons around the US are allowing ceremonial saunas for American Indian inmates, just as they offer religious services for prisoners of other faiths. Traditional...

Inexpensive ‘First-of-its-Kind’ Device Can Generate Electricity From Snowfall

Over 30% of the Earth's surface is covered in snow every winter – and now, this inexpensive new device could use it to generate electricity.

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for One-Third of Global Power Capacity, Says New Report

This exciting new international report says that the world is shifting faster and faster towards sustainability.

Good News in History, April 5

70 years ago today, Fireside Theatre debuted, the first successful filmed series on American television. The anthology drama series that ran on NBC for...

Good News in History, March 23

25 years ago today, Wayne Gretzky broke one of hockey’s greatest records—most all-time goals for a player. He overtook his role model, Gordie Howe,...

Good News in History, March 16

Happy 65th Birthday to Nancy Wilson, guitarist and vocalist from the band Heart. Alongside her older sister Ann, the Seattle natives starred in the...

Good News in History, February 26

100 years ago today, the Grand Canyon was proclaimed a National Park by the US Congress. The steep-sided mile-deep canyon carved by the Colorado...

Good News in History, January 23

On this day 170 years ago, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman doctor in the United States. The local press boasted about the gender...

Good News in History, January 18

100 years ago today, the Paris Peace Conference opened in Versailles following the end of World War I. Involving diplomats from 32 countries and nationalities,...