Native artists ‘left hanging’ after big event fizzles out (April 16, 2022)An ambitious showcase of Native talent devolved into controversy and recrimination as performers and vendors were left in the dark about the event.
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.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation builds a better future with housing (March 28, 2022)Our past efforts have been successful, but we still have great need when it comes to secure homes.
Tribes see progress with Violence Against Women Act and more funding (March 14, 2022)A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Progress cited in improving Violence Against Women Act for Indian Country (February 11, 2022)A bill to update the Violence Against Women Act and recognize tribal jurisdiction over additional crimes is finally moving forward in the nation’s capital.
Montana Free Press: Northern Cheyenne Tribe copes with COVID-19 (February 4, 2022)COVID hit public schools in the tribal capital hard, amplifying long-standing staffing shortages, disrupting routines, and giving administrators, teachers and students new lessons in resilience.
Mountains and Minds: ‘My grandfather was really inspiring’ (January 21, 2022)Montana Wilson leads a life defined by education and helping others.
Native America Calling: Nooksack disenrollees at a crossroads (January 13, 2022)The Nooksack Tribe’s efforts to expel 306 former citizens has reached a breaking point again.
Tim Giago: Paying respect to Lakota elders Leonard and Enos (December 17, 2021)I raise my coffee cup to Lakota elders who taught me so much.
Native America Calling: Help for family caregivers (December 15, 2021)At least 44 percent of Native caregivers surveyed say they are the only person available to tend to their loved one.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to preserve our language (December 13, 2021)In our mission to save the Cherokee language, we cannot and we will not fail.
Freedom Socialist: Conservative attack on Indian Child Welfare Act continues (December 1, 2021)Determined right-wing forces have piled onto a critical court case in order to overturn the hard-won Indian Child Welfare Act.
Montana Free Press: Tribes and tribal elders sue to stop mining (November 19, 2021)The Fort Belknap Indian Community, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Ksanka Elders Advisory Committee are fighting two silver and copper mines.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 15, 2021)Shake off Zoom fatigue and join these important webinars for Indian Country.
MSU News: Montana State University celebrates new American Indian Hall (November 8, 2021)More than 1,000 people, including dignitaries from throughout the country, attended the grand opening of the American Indian Hall at Montana State University.
The Conversation: Native ceremony in the age of COVID-19 (October 25, 2021)Indigenous ceremonies have been central to Indigenous health and well-being since time immemorial.
Flatwater Free Press: Winnebago Tribe brings COVID-19 vaccine to community (October 20, 2021)Residents of two reservations in northeast Nebraska have achieved the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the state.
Native America Calling: Keeping Indigenous elders healthy and connected (October 5, 2021)Elders are already at risk for isolation. The COVID-19 pandemic only worsens the problem.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to protect community from COVID-19 (August 23, 2021)We have already lost far too many beloved community members to this disease.
News21: Shawnee Tribe works to preserve language amid COVID-19 (August 18, 2021)The Shawnee language is in danger of becoming extinct, but COVID-19 and a switch to remote education open the door for revival.
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.
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.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation mourns lives lost to COVID-19 (March 25, 2021)We have lost hundreds of Cherokees to the pandemic, including more than 50 Cherokee first-language speaking elders.
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