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Accusations of pandering are flying as Native voters cast ballots in the final days of the heated presidential election.
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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.
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President Donald Trump disavowed Indigenous Peoples Day during a campaign rally in Michigan.
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What happens when the artistic director of an organization whose mission is to serve Native people comes out as not being Native?
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Native people finally celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an official holiday in Arizona – but it was a win with an asterisk.
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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.
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American citizens – including members of the Tohono O’odham Nation – were tear gassed by law enforcement near a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern Arizona.
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Steve Bullock promised to respect tribal sovereignty and support much-needed federal programs that benefit tribal citizens if elected to the U.S. Senate.
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A sunrise ceremony in Nebraska’s capital city united Native people as they shared their common struggles and goals.
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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.
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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.
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Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez and DNC Native Caucus Chair Rion Ramirez released an Indigenous People’s Day statement.
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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.”
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On Indigenous Peoples Day, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Steve Bullock will hold a virtual town hall with tribal leaders.
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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!
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A bipartisan resolution calls for the official designation of the second Monday of October as a federal holiday in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
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“Indigenous people have faced and rose above insurmountable challenges,” said Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) as she highlighted the issues at stake with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
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The Joe Biden campaign is celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day with tribal leaders, members of Congress and Native musicians.
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South Dakota has celebrated Native American Day in lieu of Columbus Day since 1990.
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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.
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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.