Cam Foreman: Human rights abuses continue in Indian Country (January 25, 2022)We are at a crossroads in United States and Indigenous history.
Self-proclaimed ‘Auntie’ admits being wrong about tribal affiliations (January 24, 2022)A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
Gaylord News: Indian boarding school investigation continues (January 10, 2022)Indian boarding schools were established in the 19th and 20th centuries with the primary objective of assimilating Native youth by denying the use of their languages, dress and other cultural aspects.
Albert Bender: Decolonization during the holiday season (January 4, 2022)Let’s give due reverence to the United American Indians of New England who since 1970 have held a “National Day of Mourning” to honor Native resilience.
Tim Giago: ‘I will never forgive them for what they did to us’ (January 4, 2022)The unholy impact of Indian boarding schools left its mark to the detriment of thousands of Native children.
Native America Calling: The full picture of California’s missions (December 28, 2021)Slavery, abuse, disease and massacres cut the Native population to a fifth of what it was during the Indian mission period in California.
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.
Gaylord News: Indigenous Peoples’ Day continues momentum across nation (November 22, 2021)Nineteen states now observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day, following the early lead of South Dakota’s Native American Day. Tribes are joining in too.
People’s World: Mapuche people targeted by military on their own lands (November 19, 2021)The Mapuche people continue to struggle peacefully for their rights and the recovery of their ancestral land in the face of increased repression.
Biden administration announces Native language initiative (November 15, 2021)The U.S. Departments of the Interior, Education and Health and Human Services launched a new initiative to preserve, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans to use, practice, and develop Native languages.
Native Sun News Editorial: Compensate survivors of Indian boarding schools (November 1, 2021)The only thing the government and the churches really understand is money.
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.
Cronkite News: Navajo language speakers create broadcast history (October 25, 2021)History was made as two citizens of the Navajo Nation broadcast a college football game in the Dine language for the first time.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (September 30, 2021)Violence against Indigenous women is preventable and will end when Indian Nations have the full authority of self-government.
The Conversation: Education system can’t remain silent on Native genocide (September 29, 2021)The education system needs to help teachers address, repair and heal education towards and beyond reconciliation.
Howard Center: Historic trauma contributes to abuse in Indian Country (September 23, 2021)Experts say intergenerational trauma, dating to the colonization of North America, adds to the problem of child sexual abuse in Indian Country.
Tim Giago: The dark legacy of the boarding schools (September 21, 2021)Indian boarding schools had a dramatic impact upon the lives of thousands of Native children.
Native America Calling: Revisiting the idea of reparations (September 3, 2021)Australia is paying out close to $379 million directly to Indigenous peoples who suffered from the government’s forced removal of children from families.
Rodney Bordeaux: The truth about America’s genocide (August 23, 2021)Humanity mandates decisions based upon mutual consent between the United States and Native Sovereign Nations.
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.
Harold Frazier: Native history ‘gutted’ in school curriculum (August 16, 2021)They have tried to exterminate or assimilate us and they have failed.
Arne Vainio: We all have an opportunity to redeem (August 12, 2021)All our generations exist in us and one day our ancestors will carry us home.
Photos: Lakota children spend final morning away from homelands (July 19, 2021)The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
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