Native America Calling: Sourcing ethical Native art and jewelry dealers (February 16, 2023)A merchant who sells works by Native artists is under fire for derogatory and offensive comments to Native dancers.
Cronkite News: Native artists showcase work at Super Bowl shop (February 13, 2023)Inspired by vibrant orange-and-purple sunsets and local tribes, Native artists and brands were able to put their work on display at an NFL pop-up shop.
Native America Calling: The big game (February 10, 2023)Today on Native America Calling, let’s survey the good and bad about the Super Bowl.
Cronkite News: Democratic lawmaker takes on sitting senator who left party (January 31, 2023)Rep. Ruben Gallego has launched long-anticipated challenge to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, a first-term lawmaker who recently left the Democratic Party.
Cronkite News: Hia-Ced O’odham seek recognition from United States (January 30, 2023)In Arizona, 22 federally recognized tribes inhabit nearly every region of the state. But Hia-Ced O’odham isn’t one of them.
U.S. Supreme Court adds more Indian Country cases to docket (January 24, 2023)Indian Country is gearing up for another round of big cases at the nation’s highest court, with water rights and tribal sovereignty on the line.
Cronkite News: Solar power plant under development in Arizona (January 23, 2023)Salt River Project has partnered with a private renewable energy company to open its largest solar plant in Arizona.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 23, 2023)NAFOA looks out for our community — help us grow by forwarding this newsletter!
Cronkite News: Cleanup continues of abandoned mines in national forest (January 17, 2023)About 100,000 mines have been abandoned in Arizona, according to the state inspector, leaving behind huge amounts of toxic waste.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 9, 2023)Your latest news on tribal finance and economic development.
National Congress of American Indians puts prized property on the market (December 8, 2022)The Embassy of Tribal Nations, the home of the National Congress of American Indians, is on the market.
Tribal youth get a taste of food sovereignty at White House gathering (November 15, 2022)Dozens of young Native people flocked to the nation’s capital for the return of the White House Tribal Youth Forum, where they saw food sovereignty in action.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting and hearing (November 14, 2022)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after a lengthy absence.
Cronkite News: Judge address harassment of voters at ballot boxes (November 3, 2022)A federal judge set new limits on groups watching ballot drop boxes, ordering them to stop confronting and filming voters, to stop carrying weapons near the boxes and to correct voting misinformation on their social media.
Cronkite News: Judge won’t stop groups from watching ballot boxes (November 2, 2022)Some places are trying to make it easier to vote. But intimidation tactics are sprouting up.
PolitiFact: Republican candidate tells tall tale about tribal governments (October 26, 2022)Republican Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Nick Myers claims financial assistance to tribal nations is “foreign aid.” PolitiFact checks the facts.
Cronkite News: Heated Senate race in Arizona brings in big dollars (October 18, 2022)Democratic Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly continued to widen his fundraising lead over Republican challenger Blake Masters, who still trailed the incumbent despite heavy spending by outside conservative groups.
Native America Calling: Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day (October 10, 2022)Join host Shawn Spruce as he checks in with Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations around the country.
Cronkite News: Tribes at odds over future of online gaming in California (October 4, 2022)California voters will decide between two competing sports betting measures — a struggle that underscores a divide among tribal nations.
Cronkite News: Tribes support greater protections for sacred sites (October 3, 2022)Tribal leaders urged lawmakers to pass a package of bills that would protect cultural and sacred sites on public lands.
Indian law attorney Rob Rosette passes on (September 19, 2022)Tribal leaders and friends are paying tributes to Rob Rosette, a noted Indian law practitioner.
Apache Stronghold heads back to court to protect sacred Oak Flat (September 6, 2022)The fight to protect a sacred site from development is once again back in court as defenders of Oak Flat try to stop a huge copper mine on Apache territory.
Cronkite News: Indian boarding schools confront genocidal legacy (August 30, 2022)Few dispute that Indian boarding schools led to more than a century of abuse, systematically seizing Indigenous land, separating children from their families, destroying communities and working to erase tribal languages, religions, cultures and economies.
‘We just need to be safe’: Monkeypox vaccine rolls out in Indian Country (August 23, 2022)The Navajo Nation is receiving its first doses of the Monkeypox vaccine as experts and providers in Indian Country respond to the latest public health threat.
Cronkite News: Fight over copper mine at sacred Apache site continues (August 15, 2022)A long-running political, legal and environmental dispute over a copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona shows no signs of ending anytime soon.
DVIDS: San Carlos Apache Tribe dedicates building to fallen veteran (August 11, 2022)U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Michael A. Noline was killed in action in Operation Desert Storm.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez announces new running mate (August 8, 2022)President Jonathan Nez of the Navajo Nation has a new running mate as he seeks a second term in office. His rival, meanwhile, made a historic announcement of his own.
Cronkite News: Nation’s teachers in health crisis (August 2, 2022)There’s a widespread and growing mental health crisis among U.S. teachers – a problem so grim that many are leaving the field.
Cronkite News: Mental health hotline now taking calls at 988 (July 26, 2022)Among racial and ethnic groups, Native people face the highest rates of suicide in the United States.
Navajo Code Talkers Museum prepares for special celebration (July 12, 2022)The Navajo Code Talkers Museum is breaking ground on a permanent facility to honor the tribal citizens who served in World War II.
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