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Anyone holding a position of power must pay close attention to the words that come out of their mouths.
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The National Congress of American Indians is expected to announce a new chief executive officer, its third in three years.
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#ShutDownDAPL Court Hearing (April 9, 2021)
Lakota youth came to the nation’s capital to tell the Biden administration to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline. Did anyone listen?
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Sarah Young Bear-Brown, a citizen of the Meskwaki Nation, addresses the #ShutDownDAPL​ and #StopLine3​ rally in Washington, D.C.
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Five years since the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline became a worldwide movement, and four years after tribes and their allies took to the streets of D.C. in protest, Lakota youth returned to the nation’s capital.
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The Department of the Interior under Secretary Deb Haaland is getting off to a great start.
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Detached from reality. That’s the way a federal judge has described a Donald Trump supporter who took part in the violent riot in the nation’s capital.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland takes part in a ceremonial swearing-in at the White House complex on March 18, 2021.
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Every Republican senator voted against the Covid Relief Bill. What did they vote against?
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is on her way to making history yet again, this time as the first Native person in a presidential cabinet.
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Amid concerns about COVID-19 and public safety, leaders of the Navajo Nation are establishing a permanent home in Washington, D.C., to advocate for their tribe’s needs.
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A Donald Trump supporter charged in connection with the violence at the U.S. Capitol has hindered his case by refusing a COVID-19 test and avoiding his court-appointed, taxpayer-funded attorney.
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The Joe Biden presidential inauguration was a glaring reminder for indigenous people that we remain mostly obscure.
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What lessons are we left with from the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Donald Trump’s second impeachment and Joe Biden’s inauguration — all within the first month of 2021?
The day is here. Joe Biden is being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.
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A Republican county official who participated in the violence on the U.S. Capitol is being labeled a “racist” by federal prosecutors for his attacks on Native and Black people.
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Self-proclaimed Native Republican Jorge Riley has been indicted in connection with the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
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Native people can only scratch their heads and wonder how, even in these final days of disgrace, so many South Dakotans and Republicans can still stand by a horrible little man.
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In the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, can Indigenous values provide any guidance now on where to go from here?
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A land acknowledgment from Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) and a song from Claudette White and the Quechan Hurav Singers set the stage for Democrat President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
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One of the most recognizable defendants from the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is a Donald Trump supporter who bases his persona on a warped interpretation of Native traditions.
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A self-described right-wing Native Republican boasted of taking part in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol.
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Rep. Yvette Herrell (R-New Mexico), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has been all about Donald Trump since becoming the third Native woman to serve in Congress.
Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
I support all efforts to impeach and convict Donald Trump and make it impossible for him to hold this office/public office ever again.
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Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) failed to mention Donald Trump by name or address his role in inciting violence on a “horrific” day at the U.S. Capitol.
The Capitol after the attack
The insurrection of January 6 shows us that we have a great amount of work to do to address racism, to address inequality, and to address the abuse of power.
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The vice president of the Navajo Nation contributed to the false belief that Donald Trump could remain in office despite losing the presidential election.
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From advancing treaty rights to fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline, Tom Poor Bear dedicated his life to the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
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“It breaks my heart every day to watch it happen and watch TC Energy dig up the earth and go under our rivers and waterways,” said Lakota activist TaSina Sapa Win.
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We all know that Native Americans have served in the U.S. military at the highest rate per capita for any ethnicity.
National Native American Veterans Memorial
Since the Revolutionary War, Native Americans have served our country in higher numbers than any other racial or ethnic minority in the United States.
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The National Museum of the American Indian will open the new National Native American Veterans Memorial on November 11, 2020.
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MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, announced eight new Indigenous Communities Fellows. Recipients received a total of $105,000 in funding.

Alaska Native corporations are not entitled to shares of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund, a federal appeals court ruled in a closely-watched case.
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Native journalist Jen Deerinwater captured a pivotal moment during the George Floyd protests in the nation’s capital.