This weekend's stories: Michelle Obama talks about the challenges facing Native American youth; Native American law firm gives grants for tribal health; Native American attorney study released; American Indian College Fund teams up with the Walt Disney Company; Jude Schimmel releases new book.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
This weekend's stories: Arizona bill passed for Native American birth certificates; The four women finalist for potential replacement face on $20 bill; Terry St. John of Eyabay passes onto the spirit world; Chickasaw Nation fighting child hunger; Eastern Band of Cherokee to administer its own water standards.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
This weekend's stories: Native American legislator helps stop religious freedom bill in Montana; Utah Governor signs bill to help improve Native American achievement gap; Cobell scholarship fund grows; Dedication of Galena Sundial monument; Seeds of Native Health launched with the help of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
This weekend's stories: Navajo Nation approves junk food tax; Cherokee school expands to twelfth grade in bid to preserve language; Crazy Horse Memorial lights it blue for autism; New documentary highlights Native American women filmmakers; Larry Yazzie to play lead role in Hades Awaits.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
This weekend's stories:  Montana requires Native American culture instruction statewide; New cancer center opens on the Puyallup Reservation; David Bald Eagle Kickstarter campaign needs help reaching goal; Louise Erdrich awarded Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction; Supaman performs at Google headquarters.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
Join with us for some video excerpts from the early March, 2015 First Tree Tapping Ceremony conducted by Bad River elder Joe Rose at  the Harvest Education Learning Project (HELP) camp site in the Penokee Mountains Heritage Park region of Iron County, Wisconsin.  With statements by Joe Rose, Paul DeMain, Russell Buccenaro, Mike Wiggins, Frank Koehn and Sandy Lyons regarding the news of the so-called mining company, GTAC pulling out of the Penokee Range and their open pit mining project.
 
This weekend's stories:  Garrett Miller, son of music legend Bill Miller, killed in accident on I-65 in Brentwood, TN; VAWA provision for tribal jurisdiction takes effect; Walmart Foundation donates to First Nations Development Institute; ‘IN AMERICA’ to feature Native American artwork; Kickstarter campaign for Wilma Mankiller documentary launched.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.