Indian Health Service nominee up for confirmation hearing (May 24, 2022)With his administration sounding the alarm on health worker burnout, President Biden’s pick to lead the Indian Health Service is up for a long-awaited confirmation hearing.
Cronkite News: Tribes struggle with public safety hires (May 24, 2022)Tribal police departments across the country find it difficult to recruit and retain law enforcement personnel.
Navajo Nation citizen makes history as newest federal judge (May 23, 2022)Sunshine Suzanne Sykes is joining a group that is small yet growing — Native women who serve on the federal bench.
Cronkite News: Study highlights impact of lead poisoning in eagles (April 13, 2022)A new study found that almost half of bald eagles and golden eagles across the United States suffered from chronic lead poisoning.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation works to address climate change (April 12, 2022)Indigenous people across the globe are disproportionately impacted by the effects of climate change.
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.
Leader of Navajo Nation Washington Office bids farewell (March 15, 2022)Santee Lewis, the executive director of the Navajo Nation Washington Office, announced her departure after three years on the job.
Cronkite News: President Biden delivers first State of the Union (March 4, 2022)President Joe Biden delivered an address that toggled between plans for tackling domestic challenges and reasserting U.S. international leadership.
Navajo Nation leader launches Republican bid for Congress (March 2, 2022)Myron Lizer, the often controversial vice president of the Navajo Nation who recently declared his ‘love’ for Donald Trump, is running for U.S. Congress.
Cronkite News: Appeals court rules in domestic violence case on Navajo Nation (February 28, 2022)A federal appeals court ruled that a Navajo tribal citizen who held his girlfriend while he assaulted her cannot also be convicted of kidnapping.
Navajo Nation leader welcomes anti-COVID convoy to reservation (February 25, 2022)The vice president of the Navajo Nation is aligning himself with the so-called “People’s Convoy,” a group of truckers that opposes COVID-19 safeguards.
Native America Calling: The Menu (February 25, 2022)From a sugarbush ceremony shut down by police to the new “Tundra to Table” cookbook, come see what’s On The Menu with Native America Calling.
Cronkite News: Tribes seek stronger commitments for water infrastructure (February 21, 2022)Tribes need more federal support to implement “critical” water infrastructure projects on their lands, key lawmakers are being told.
Leader of Small Business Administration heads to Indian Country (February 21, 2022)The Navajo Nation is hosting the leader of the Small Business Administration for her first visit to the largest reservation in the United States.
Cronkite News: Pascua Yaqui Tribe launches major housing development (February 11, 2022)The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is building 200 affordable homes after receiving millions of dollars in tax credits to fund the project.
Cronkite News: Washington football team unveils replacement for racist name (February 4, 2022)“For 90 years, the Washington Football Team perpetuated discriminatory and racist behavior both through their use of a dictionary-defined racial slur as a team name and a false and offensive caricature of Native culture as a mascot,” said Crystal Echo Hawk.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation seeks greater access to COVID-19 tests (January 31, 2022)Are COVID-19 tests reaching tribal and rural households? The Biden administration is being pressed to do more.
Cronkite News: Pascua Yaqui Tribe helps address high COVID-19 rates (January 20, 2022)A mix of stigma, misinformation and bad accounting let COVID-19 run rampant through a small town that is home to a large number of Yaqui people.
Cronkite News: Native people overrepresented in jail system (January 18, 2022)Native people are 1.8 times as likely as white Americans to be booked into jail in Pima County, Arizona.
Cronkite News: Tribes face challenges in securing broadband grants (January 14, 2022)Many tribal nations did not have the broadband access needed to apply for the funding that would let them improve broadband access, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs was told.
Gaylord News: Indian boarding school investigation continues (January 10, 2022)Indian boarding schools were established in the 19th and 20th centuries with the primary objective of assimilating Native youth by denying the use of their languages, dress and other cultural aspects.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation returns to rodeos amid COVID-19 (January 10, 2022)Rodeo events have long been a part of culture on the Navajo Nation. The COVID-19 pandemic upended the tradition.
Indian Country starts off new year with surge in COVID-19 cases (January 6, 2022)Tribal communities are once again seeing an explosion in COVID-19 cases following the busy holiday season and as a new and highly contagious variant brings upheaval to Indian Country.
Cronkite News: Native women debut art and social space (January 4, 2022)Cahokia in Phoenix, Arizona, touts itself as the first modern Indigenous art and social space owned by women.
Cronkite News: COVID-19 vaccination rate lags for pregnant people (December 17, 2021)As of December 4, only 17.8% of pregnant people in the U.S. were fully vaccinated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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