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Native America Calling: Music Maker
From harmonious trap sounds sprinkled with poppy vocals Mattmac is leading a positive musical revolution for Native people living with disabilities.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk people demand accountability for residential school abuses
The Akwesasne community demonstrated in the most powerful way its desire to address the terrible effects residential schools have had on the people.
Native America Calling: Residential schools: cycle of grief
The revelation that more unmarked graves were found at a Canadian residential school adds additional injury for Indigenous people.
Native Sun News Today: Native activists keep up pressure on pipelines amid new lawsuit
“We’re not going to stop this pipeline by prayer only. Prayer and action go hand in hand!” Lakota matriarch Mama Julz said of Line 3.
Indian Country Today: Inuit leader Mary Simon makes history in Canada
A longtime advocate for Inuit rights has been tapped as Canada’s governor general, the first Indigenous person to hold the office.
Native America Calling: The complex relationship between Native people and Christianity
Religious-based boarding schools are an enduring symbol of forced assimilation of Native children in the United States and Canada.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month
Clayton Thomas-Muller is sharing his life story in his new book “Life in the City of Dirty Water.”
Google Doodle celebrates Mohawk activist Mary Two-Axe Earley
Mohawk activist Mary Two-Axe Earley, who fought for the equal treatment of Native women in Canada, is the Google Doodle for June 28, 2021.
Kaiser Health News: Blackfeet Nation welcomes tourists after COVID-19 shutdown
Boasting one of the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the United States, the Blackfeet Nation is back open for business.
Native Sun News Today: Indian Country rejoices with demise of Keystone XL Pipeline
After more than 10 years of fighting, the Keystone XL Pipeline is finally dead.
Native Sun News Today: Water and land protectors resist another pipeline
Law enforcement reported arresting more than 240 people for participating in a demonstration against a pipeline on Ojibwe treaty territory.
Doug George-Kanentiio: The horrors of the Mohawk residential school
Give us back our lands so that we might be restored to the embrace of the earth.
Indian Country Today: Snotty Nose Rez Kids keep climbing the charts
The First Nations hip-hop duo hits top numbers on Spotify and YouTube, by combining their Native heritage with unapologetic lyrics.
Harold Frazier: Pipelines continue to threaten our treaty territory
This has been a long fight and there is much more to do for our people.
‘A great day for Mother Earth’: Tribes welcome demise of Keystone XL Pipeline
It took over 10 years and three presidential administrations but tribes and Native activists can finally claim victory over the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Native America Calling: Changing the face of Indigenous modeling
Supernaturals Modelling has a roster of Native talent and an insider’s perspective of the benefits and drawbacks of the often glamorous and equally often problematic industry.
Museum won’t verify claims of tribal ancestry after artists withdraw from show
Two artists who admit they aren’t enrolled in any tribal nation have still managed to find their way into museums and educational institutions.
Native America Calling: The threat to Indigenous people in Canada and Mexico
Native America Calling will take time to look at the Missing and Murdered issue in our neighboring countries.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Our people continue to be killed by police
Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
Cronkite News: Native community takes off on video sharing app
Native people join TikTok for different reasons. But they stay for the community, for the culture and to fulfill their sacred duty.
Native America Calling: Indigenous Canadians lead the push for change
Native America Calling will catch up on the major issues in Canada and how Indigenous people are setting the course to influence change.
Indian Country Today: Energy company in ‘denial’ about trafficking
“Those arrests aren’t surprising but it’s very sad when what you’ve been warning about for years actually comes to light,” said Sheila Lamb of the Minnesota Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s Task Force.
Native America Calling: Exposing false Native heritage
There’s been a continuing stream of prominent people who initially benefitted from their Indigenous identity but were forced to backtrack when those claims couldn’t be documented.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Why the Mohawk people never had ‘chiefs’
We must have the women take charge in Mohawk society.
Montana Free Press: Court blocks gold mine near Yellowstone National Park
A Canadian company has been dealt a setback in efforts to develop an area known as Paradise Valley.
The Conversation: Indigenous fashion designers showcase resistance and resurgence
Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto once again took the world by storm, only virtually this time around.
Kyle Edwards of Native News Online named as Nieman Fellow
Kyle Edwards, managing editor of Native News Online, will spend the coming year focusing on the impacts of COVID-19 in Native communities.
Crushing Colonialism: Missing and Murdered Indigenous women, children, and Two Spirits
The crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous women, children, and Two Spirits has had significant impacts on Indigenous communities.
Crushing Colonialism: Colonizer theft of Indigenous children
Children have been stolen from Indigenous communities for generations.
Native America Calling: Canada’s Lobster War
Ongoing violence marks a dispute over treaty rights and commercial lobster fishing in Nova Scotia.
The Conversation: Indian day school survivors are seeking truth and justice
In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of Indian day schools.
Native America Calling: Momentum for taking LANDBACK
The LANDBACK campaign calls out the social and political structures built on stolen land and advocates for returning land to Native nations.
Native America Calling: Racism in places of healing
In the last moments of her life, Joyce Echaquan, from the Atikamekw Nation in Canada, recorded hospital staff taunting her with racist comments.
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