Native America Calling: The importance of tribal museums (December 1, 2022)Tribal museums offer a Native voice for Native history and bring the promise of economic development.
Kaiser Health News: Blackfeet Nation joins lawsuit to protect COVID-19 mandates (November 29, 2022)A dispute over who can exercise jurisdiction over COVID-19 policies on the Blackfeet Nation is in federal court.
Indian Country rallies as U.S. Supreme Court hears ICWA challenge (November 3, 2022)Indian Country will be out in force as the nation’s highest court weighs the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Native America Calling: Ancestral remains in private hands (October 26, 2022)It was long common practice for archaeologists — both professional and amateur — to plunder Native burial sites.
Native America Calling: Slow progress for repatriation (August 24, 2022)NAGPRA has been on the books for 30 years but it’s been slow work to return ancestors and cultural property into the care of tribes.
Cronkite News: Tribes consulted about offensive place names (March 29, 2022)California, Idaho and Arizona rank highest among the 37 states with place names deemed derogatory to Native women.
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders welcome return of White House meeting (November 18, 2021)Tribal leaders said the White House Tribal Nations Summit “shows promise” for the federal commitment to solving problems in Indian Country and to giving Native people a voice in the process.
Indian Country Today: Repatriation law marks major milestone (November 23, 2020)Despite a federal law ordering their repatriation, thousands of Native ancestors and artifacts remains still languish in boxes and basements across the country.
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