[US] Packed House: Actress Stacey Thunder on 'The Jingle Dress' Sneak Preview Screening

[US] Packed House: Actress Stacey Thunder on 'The Jingle Dress' Sneak Preview Screening

ICTMN Staff – Indian Country  – Thursday, 10 April 2014 (originally published 07 Apr) On Saturday, April 5, The Jingle Dress made its debut in a sold-out sneak preview screening at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival. The film stars Stacey Thunder, Kimberly Guerrero, Chaske Spencer and Steve Reevis. “The screening went great and […]

First Aboriginal Woman in Senate Won Gold for Australia

First Aboriginal Woman in Senate Won Gold for Australia

Jason Scott – Bloomberg – Tuesday, 25 March 2014 (originally published 19 Mar) It’s Christmas Eve, and a three-year-old girl lies in her grandmother’s arms. It’s not a silent night — Nova Peris is listening to the howl of a tropical cyclone ripping apart her home. “My first memory is of being absolutely terrified,” said […]

Indigenous women gather in Peru

Indigenous women gather in Peru

Brianna Piazza – World News Australia Radio – Monday, 04 November 2013 (originally published 31 Oct) The World Conference of Indigenous Women has seen more than 200 women demand that indigenous women receive greater prominence at every level of decision-making. They are also calling on governments to provide adequate funding to meet the specific needs […]

Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Are Key to Addressing Global Poverty

Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Are Key to Addressing Global Poverty

Rebecca Lefton – Center for American Progress – Thursday, 14 March 2013 (originally published 11 Mar) President Barack Obama pledged during his January 2013 State of the Union address that the United States would join with its allies to “eradicate” extreme poverty over the “next two decades” by connecting more people to the global economy […]

Student seeks native women firsts

Student seeks native women firsts

Michael-Allan Marion – Brantford Expositor Canada – Monday, 04 March 2013 (originally published 27 Feb) A Laurier Brantford student is issuing a Canada-wide appeal to find indigenous women who were first in their fields. With International Women’s Day on March 8, Sally Simpson, 48, said it is important to showcase the milestones of indigenous women. […]