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A Donald Trump supporter charged in connection with the violence at the U.S. Capitol has hindered his case by refusing a COVID-19 test and avoiding his court-appointed, taxpayer-funded attorney.

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To keep collaboration strong and safeguard our sovereignty, the Cherokee Nation pays close attention what’s happening in the Oklahoma Legislature.

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The Joe Biden presidential inauguration was a glaring reminder for indigenous people that we remain mostly obscure.

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Tribal communities are worried about the toll COVID-19 is taking on elders and what that means for tribal language and culture.

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What lessons are we left with from the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Donald Trump’s second impeachment and Joe Biden’s inauguration — all within the first month of 2021?

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Traditional powwow singer and song maker Bryden Gwiss uses what he’s learned—and taught—on the powwow trail to create a new sound.

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A book inspired by the movement at Standing Rock is educating young people around the world about Native rights.

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What does a halt on the Keystone KXL Pipeline mean for the environment and the future of extractive industry in and around Native land?

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President Joe Biden signs a memorandum on tribal consultation and strengthening nation-to-nation relationships at the White House.

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Deb Haaland is someone who knows what it is like to struggle and who always looks out for ways to help people, no matter their tribal affiliation, party, politics, or beliefs.

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The Oklahoma Supreme Court has issued a decision in Treat v. Stitt, a dispute over Class III gaming compacts in Oklahoma.

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“The United States has made solemn promises to Tribal Nations for more than two centuries,” says President Joe Biden.

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The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No, 20-5201, on November 4, 2020.

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A federal appeals court won’t stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though the government acted “unlawfully” in approving it.

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Native American organizations raised and donated $32 million during the first seven months of the pandemic according to a new report from Native Americans in Philanthropy.

With one of the debacles of the Donald Trump era still raging in the courts, Indian Country will be paying close attention as the Department of the Treasury gains new leadership.

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The National Institutes of Health says early intervention and speech therapy are key to helping children with speech and language disorders learn to communicate.

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The number of Native-owned bookstores remains small, but it’s growing.

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In one of his last acts as president, Donald Trump pardoned Republican former lawmaker Rick Renzi, who was convicted of corruption while in Congress.

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Just days before the end of the Trump Administration, the U.S. Forest Service took action that paves the way for a massive copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona.

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From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.

The day is here. Joe Biden is being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.

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Native America Calling will talk with policy experts about what they hope is in store for the next four years under Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

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A Republican county official who participated in the violence on the U.S. Capitol is being labeled a “racist” by federal prosecutors for his attacks on Native and Black people.

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Self-proclaimed Native Republican Jorge Riley has been indicted in connection with the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6.

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Native people can only scratch their heads and wonder how, even in these final days of disgrace, so many South Dakotans and Republicans can still stand by a horrible little man.

Love of the great outdoors is deeply engrained in Cherokee culture.

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It’s a short week with a lot of important news for Indian Country.

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With Democratic president-elect Joe Biden about to take office, some of his Cabinet nominees are getting their confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill.

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In the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, can Indigenous values provide any guidance now on where to go from here?

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In the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

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About 8,000 students attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, whose founder had a motto: “Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”

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Indigenous and Black people share experiences of oppression in this country and both groups still grapple with systemic racism.

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A land acknowledgment from Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) and a song from Claudette White and the Quechan Hurav Singers set the stage for Democrat President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

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One of the most recognizable defendants from the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is a Donald Trump supporter who bases his persona on a warped interpretation of Native traditions.

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A self-described right-wing Native Republican boasted of taking part in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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Michael Weahkee will be stepping down as director of the Indian Health Service on January 20.

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A biography of Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flannagan (White Earth Ojibwe), rez dogs and protecting sacred water are all topics of books that made American Indians in Children’s Literature best of 2020 list.

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The loss of the presidential election and a second impeachment aren’t stopping the Trump administration from dropping new proposals on Indian Country.