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Native Vote
“There was a time, not long ago, where Indigenous people were supposed to be terminated,” said attorney Victoria Holland.

Insurrection Resurrection
Fences, cameras and barricades are back up around the U.S. Capitol as supporters of the violent January 6 insurrection return to the nation’s capital for a so-called rally.

First Americans Museum
After years of start-and-stop planning and construction, the First Americans Museum of Oklahoma is opening to the public.

Janie Hipp
For the first time in history, an Indigenous woman is overseeing U.S. agriculture law – but Janie Simms Hipp is just the latest in a number of Native people nominated to top posts in the Biden administration.

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Native America Calling will get the history and explore the role of Indigenous Mexicans in Mexican Independence Day.

Miss Navajo Nation Pageant
Summer pageants and fairs offer a chance for young Native women to represent their nations as royalty.

Native American Journalists Association NAJA
The nation’s premier Native journalist’s organization is marking the best of their craft from the past year.

Chuck Hoskin Jr.
To grow the economy across the Cherokee Nation Reservation, we must be forward thinking, collaborative and willing to work across borders.

NAFOA
NAFOA is here to build and support our community. Join us!

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Native America Calling will talk with tribes about how they are coping with two decades of extreme drought and how they’re preparing for a drier future.

9/11 Memorial
The feelings I carry about being in New York City on 9/11 run through me, right under my skin, like mercury.

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Indigenous artists from North America and beyond document their relationships with nuclear testing and uranium contamination in a new exhibit.

Cherokee Nation
Native America Calling will hear from health experts and tribal leaders about the COVID-19 messages that are connecting with tribal citizens.

Stop Line 3
The United States faces an October deadline to respond to concerns about human rights abuses of Native people who are resisting the Line 3 pipeline on Ojibwe treaty territory.

Michael Gavin
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation tried early and often to protect citizens from COVID-19.

FanDuel Sportsbook
Although legalized sports gambling is set to begin this week in Arizona, not everyone is happy.

Chickasaw Nation
Formal guidance from the Indian Health Service on how and when to give COVID-19 vaccine booster shots still are in the works, but some tribes aren’t waiting.

Lauren Good Day
This year’s fashion show at Santa Fe Indian Market is a reminder of just how hot Indigenous fashion is.

Chuck Hoskin Jr
The federal government has never fully met its trust responsibility to ensure that all citizens of tribal nations have quality health care.

United Houma Nation
When disaster strikes, tribes have to be ready to mobilize response teams, work with surrounding jurisdictions, render aid to community members and help the rebuilding process.

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Homelessness is an unfortunate reality for a disproportionate number of Native people, especially those in urban areas.

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Many of the original survivors of the Stolen Generations have passed away without seeing justice.

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Australia is paying out close to $379 million directly to Indigenous peoples who suffered from the government’s forced removal of children from families.

Dolores Subia BigFoot
“Racism and prejudice towards tribes in our states is alive and well,” said a former federal prosecutor.

San Pedro River
Six tribes from all regions of the country have secured victory against a Trump-era rule that rolled back protections for water.

The House Committee on Natural Resource is meeting to consider billions of dollars of investments in Indian Country.

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A proposed change in the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act would give tribes added muscle to hold museums accountable for the ancestors they continue to keep in their collections.

Arizona National Guard
Math and reading scores in Arizona fell across the board last school year, as COVID-19 upended learning and led to a sharp drop in the number of students taking the tests.

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Fishing for king and chum salmon on the Yukon River in Alaska is cancelled this year because fish numbers are so low.

United Houma Nation
Hurricane Ida caused extensive damage to the roof of United Houma Nation’s administration building and the tribe is seeking donations to help rebuild in the community.

Tim Giago
The Democratic Party gained many new members in Indian Country because of the man they called FDR.

Oglala Sioux Tribe Ambulance Service
Employees of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Ambulance Service are raising concerns about ‘abhorrent’ working conditions.

Brendon Galbreath Memorial
About a hundred people gathered to grieve the loss of Brendon Galbreath, a citizen of the Blackfeet Nation who died in an encounter with police.

Mamook Tokatee
Construction on Oregon’s first tribal- and artist-preference affordable housing development, known as Mamook Tokatee, will be completed this year.

Summit Trail Fire
Fighting wildfires isn’t getting any easier, but pay is rising for firefighters employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other federal agencies.

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Forty-six years ago, one of the greatest athletes and a true Indigenous icon, made the transition from a star on earth to a star in the sky.

Angeline Boulley
Native America Calling welcomes Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians author Angeline Boulley to discuss her novel “Firekeeper’s Daughter.”

Navajo Nation
The first time Ozzy Watchman took his daughter, Navajo Nation police never responded to the family’s call for help, relatives said.

Lela Alston and Dora Vasquez
From 2010 to 2020, Arizona had 13 extreme weather events, costing the state up to $10 billion in damages, according to the White House.

Roy Slowman
Indigenous nations across the country have experienced chronic federal underfunding, which has led to disproportionate impacts tied to COVID-19 through housing, employment, public safety, food security, health care and economic outcomes.