Underscore.news: MMIW remains a crisis in Oregon (May 5, 2021)The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (May 3, 2021)NAFOA is committed to uplifting our community and Indian Country.
Native America Calling: April in the news (April 30, 2021)The fate of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief money is now in the hands of the nation’s highest court. Learn more on the monthly Native news recap!
Secretary Haaland leads Interior to a more tribal friendly future (April 27, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.
Native America Calling: Racing against the pandemic (April 27, 2021)Native America Calling will check in with Native language program organizers about how they refuse to let COVID-19 slow the progress of language revitalization.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation celebrates our people (April 26, 2021)Since time immemorial, we remain one Cherokee Nation. We celebrate each other and our traditions as Cherokees, wherever we are.
Navajo Nation welcomes First Lady Dr. Jill Biden (April 23, 2021)The Navajo Nation welcomes First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden for a historic, two-day visit to the largest reservation in the United States.
First Lady Dr. Jill Biden heads to Navajo Nation (April 22, 2021)First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is visiting the Navajo Nation, her third trip to the largest reservation in the United States.
Native America Calling: COVID-19 south of the border (April 21, 2021)Native America Calling will get perspective on how the pandemic is affecting Indigenous peoples south of the U.S. border.
Gaylord News: Indian Country included in American Jobs Plan (April 20, 2021)Indian Country infrastructure needs, for everything from water to housing to broadband, are a high priority of the Biden administration’s $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan.
Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (April 19, 2021)The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, No. 20-543, on April 19, 2021.
Indian Country nearly locked out of U.S. Supreme Court hearing (April 19, 2021)Infighting among tribal attorneys led the nation’s highest court down an unusual path on the eve of arguments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs examines COVID-19 response (April 14, 2021)• On Clubhouse: Indianz.Com Listening Room [Audio Only] One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how are Native communities doing after suffering the highest infection, hospitalization and death rates in the U.S? That question will be discussed at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Wednesday afternoon. The title is “Examining the COVID-19 […]
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Words have consequences in America (April 13, 2021)Anyone holding a position of power must pay close attention to the words that come out of their mouths.
President Biden submits first budget request in age of COVID-19 (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
Native America Calling: Another pandemic powwow season (April 9, 2021)Native America Calling will take the hour to discuss how organizers are responding to the pent-up demand for live, in-person powwows.
Native America Calling: The Native tourism outlook (April 8, 2021)The pandemic has taken a toll on one of Native America’s leading economic development sources.
Native America Calling: Small-scale Native gardening (April 6, 2021)Given the surge of interest in gardening since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, several organizations are offering guidance on small gardens in containers, pots, and on patios and even window sills.
Cronkite News: Native community takes off on video sharing app (April 5, 2021)Native people join TikTok for different reasons. But they stay for the community, for the culture and to fulfill their sacred duty.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to keep families safe (April 5, 2021)Protecting women and children has always been a core value for the Cherokee people.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (April 5, 2021)Helping tribes stay informed and make the most of opportunities.
Native people ‘lead the way’ on COVID-19 vaccinations (March 30, 2021)The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation invests in health and wellness (March 29, 2021)Even before COVID-19, far too many Cherokees and others in our communities struggled with addiction.
Arne Vainio: Zoongide’iwin is the Ojibwe word for courage (March 29, 2021)Strength of heart is courage. Courage means doing the right thing, even when you are afraid.
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