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Forgotten no more?: Trump team puts Native people last on ‘important’ call (October 21, 2020)Just days after their boss bashed Indigenous Peoples Day, members of the Donald Trump administration tried their best to portray the president as someone who cares about the interests of America’s “first” inhabitants.
President Trump disavows Indigenous Peoples Day (October 19, 2020)President Donald Trump disavowed Indigenous Peoples Day during a campaign rally in Michigan.
On colonization, racial supremacy and playing Indian (October 14, 2020)What happens when the artistic director of an organization whose mission is to serve Native people comes out as not being Native?
Cronkite News: Push continues for national indigenous holiday (October 14, 2020)Native people finally celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an official holiday in Arizona – but it was a win with an asterisk.
Land and water protectors attacked and arrested at border checkpoint (October 14, 2020)O’odham land and water protectors who held a ceremony on Indigenous Peoples Day were attacked and arrested by federal and state law enforcement in Arizona.
‘THIS MUST END’: Tohono O’odham Nation condemns attack by law enforcement (October 14, 2020)American citizens – including members of the Tohono O’odham Nation – were tear gassed by law enforcement near a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern Arizona.
Senate candidate touts tribal agenda in closely watched race (October 13, 2020)Steve Bullock promised to respect tribal sovereignty and support much-needed federal programs that benefit tribal citizens if elected to the U.S. Senate.
Urban community comes together for Indigenous Peoples Day (October 13, 2020)A sunrise ceremony in Nebraska’s capital city united Native people as they shared their common struggles and goals.
Sen. Udall: Indian health care at risk with Supreme Court nominee (October 13, 2020)Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico), the vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, is taking aim at Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
Joe Biden #IndigenousPeoplesDay (October 12, 2020)“As president, I’ll make tribal sovereignty and upholding our federal trust and treaty responsibilities to tribal nations the cornerstone of federal Indian policy,” Democratic candidate Joe Biden said on Indigenous Peoples Day.
Democratic National Committee recognizes Indigenous People’s Day (October 12, 2020)Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez and DNC Native Caucus Chair Rion Ramirez released an Indigenous People’s Day statement.
Joe Biden celebrates Indigenous People’s Day (October 12, 2020)Joe Biden: “Native Americans have always honored their deep connection to the land and kept faith with the rich spiritual traditions and heritage of their ancestors, often in the face of policies and violence that sought to strip them of both.”
Senate candidate Steve Bullock hosts town hall with tribal leaders (October 12, 2020)On Indigenous Peoples Day, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Steve Bullock will hold a virtual town hall with tribal leaders.
Indigenous Peoples Day message from Navajo Nation (October 12, 2020)On behalf of the Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President, we wish all of our Diné people and our brothers and sisters around the world a joyful and happy Indigenous Peoples Day!
Biden-Harris campaign celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day (October 12, 2020)The Joe Biden campaign is celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day with tribal leaders, members of Congress and Native musicians.
Native Sun News Today: South Dakota marks Native American Day milestone (October 12, 2020)South Dakota has celebrated Native American Day in lieu of Columbus Day since 1990.
Native America Calling: Indigenous studies crash course (October 12, 2020)Native America Calling is cracking the books and bringing in the experts to discuss the go-to sources for learning about history from the Native perspective.
NDN Collective launches #LANDBACK campaign (October 9, 2020)On Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020, NDN Collective will be launching the highly anticipated LANDBACK Campaign, a multi-pronged effort to dismantle white supremacy and achieve justice for Indigenous people.
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