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Gaylord News: Poet laureate Joy Harjo begins historic third term (September 28, 2021)Joy Harjo, the first Native woman to serve as the nation’s poet laureate, has begun her historic third term — an honor previously bestowed only once.
Gaylord News: Voting rights bill addresses long-standing obstacles in Indian Country (September 17, 2021)“There was a time, not long ago, where Indigenous people were supposed to be terminated,” said attorney Victoria Holland.
Gaylord News: Chickasaw citizen secures top legal post at Department of Agriculture (September 16, 2021)For the first time in history, an Indigenous woman is overseeing U.S. agriculture law – but Janie Simms Hipp is just the latest in a number of Native people nominated to top posts in the Biden administration.
Gaylord News: COVID-19 booster shots rolling out in Indian Country (September 8, 2021)Formal guidance from the Indian Health Service on how and when to give COVID-19 vaccine booster shots still are in the works, but some tribes aren’t waiting.
Gaylord News: Native woman serves mental health needs of community (August 18, 2021)Resilient. That’s the word used to describe Kim Holmes by the people who know her best.
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.
Gaylord News: COVID-19 vaccine efforts include tribes and Indian Health Service (February 26, 2021)The state of Oklahoma is working with tribal nations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Indian Health Service to ensure the COVID-19 vaccine reaches as many people as possible.
Gaylord News: Kiowa Tribe helps citizens amid severe weather (February 22, 2021)The Kiowa Tribe ramped up emergency assistance efforts for citizens as severe weather conditions are now only beginning to abate in Oklahoma.
Gaylord News: Indian boarding school era still lives on for many (January 18, 2021)About 8,000 students attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, whose founder had a motto: “Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”
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