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Native America Calling: Culture, athleticism and stickball (January 2, 2023)Stickball is the older, rougher cousin of lacrosse, developed many centuries ago as both a game and a training exercise.
Native America Calling: Native forensics: the science of justice (December 6, 2022)Crimes involving Native people and renewed scrutiny of past boarding school practices highlight the importance of Native forensic professionals.
Native Sun News Today: Tim Giago joins Native American Hall of Fame (November 29, 2022)“Write to your people,” the legendary Native journalist Tim Giago would say. “Others will read it too, but your people are your audience.”
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation keeps our language alive (November 21, 2022)Cherokee language is core to our culture and our identity as a distinct people.
Native America Calling: Culture and athleticism with stickball (November 4, 2022)Stickball is the older, rougher cousin of lacrosse, developed many centuries ago as both a game and a training exercise.
Underscore.News: Young Native runner honors family legacy (November 3, 2022)Ku Stevens’ great-grandfather escaped an Indian boarding school by running 50 miles through the desert to get home. Decades later, Ku runs to honor that legacy.
‘Huge loss for the world’: Lakota cultural bearer Kevin Locke passes on (October 5, 2022)Kevin Locke — renowned hoop dancer, flute player and educator of Lakota language and culture — passed away suddenly at the age of 68.
Secretary Deb Haaland provides update from Department of the Interior (September 27, 2022)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland provides an update at the 39th Annual National Tribal Health Conference.
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.
ICT: The legacy of Tim Giago (July 25, 2022)The founder of modern Indian journalism has passed on. Tim Giago was 88 years old.
Native America Calling: Pope Francis in Canada (July 21, 2022)Pope Francis is set to visit with First Nations leaders again, this time on their own homelands.
Biden administration backs Indian boarding school bill (June 27, 2022)The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Native America Calling: Federal boarding schools: now what? (May 18, 2022)How much confidence should Indian Country put into the federal government’s role in mitigating the trauma of the boarding school era?
List of Federal Indian Boarding Schools as of April 1, 2022 (May 11, 2022)Search for Indian boarding schools that have been identified by the Department of the Interior as part of the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative.
Maps of Federal Indian Boarding School Sites (May 11, 2022)The Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative has identified 408 Indian boarding schools in 37 states. Here are maps of the school sites.
Young Native woman sounds alarm about violence in Indian Country (April 22, 2022)A prominent photographer who built a sizable following online with posts featuring Native women and girls is stepping out of the spotlight after survivors came forward with accounts of trauma.
Tim Giago: I don’t want to hear ‘sorry’ from the Catholic Church (April 11, 2022)Christian churches destroyed the lives of more Lakota boys and girls than they will ever know.
‘Auntie Deb’ discusses representation at SXSW conference (March 17, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, discussed equity and inclusion at the SXSW conference.
Native America Calling: The 2022 State of Indian Nations (February 14, 2022)The 2022 State of Indian Nations address is the third under threat of the COVID-19 pandemic that is disproportionately affecting Native people.
Roundtable examines ‘toxic workplace culture’ at Washington football team (January 28, 2022)Leaders of a U.S. Congressional committee will host a roundtable to examine what they are calling the “toxic workplace culture” within the Washington professional football team.
Cam Foreman: Human rights abuses continue in Indian Country (January 25, 2022)We are at a crossroads in United States and Indigenous history.
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