Clara Caufield: Masking up to protect our people from COVID-19 (November 24, 2020)COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise, with tribal people on reservations in Montana and Wyoming seemingly among the hardest hit.
Native America Calling: Native words to live by (November 24, 2020)In Native languages, some of our favorite words and phrases pack much more meaning than any English translation can encompass.
Montana Free Press: Technology helps keep Crow language alive (November 23, 2020)With fewer and fewer fluent speakers of the Crow language, advocates for revitalizing it hope a free online dictionary can aid people already working to bolster their skills and make learning the language more accessible.
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne author traces story of tribal courage (November 17, 2020)“The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage” by Gerry Robinson continues to earn accolades.
Indian Pueblo Kitchen prepares for debut of new food experience (November 12, 2020)The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is reimagining Pueblo Harvest Restaurant as the Indian Pueblo Kitchen, an innovative teaching kitchen and restaurant centered around Indigenous cuisine education and exploration.
Cronkite News: COVID-19 puts focus on healing and medicine on Navajo Nation (November 11, 2020)Traditional healers, who once played critical roles in governance and health care, are dwindling in number and influence, even as the deadly coronavirus impacts the Navajo Nation.
Ivan Star Comes Out: There are people with that feeling of Native kinship (November 10, 2020)My childhood, adolescent, and war experiences led me to perceive the world as cruel and impersonal.
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe loses a great leader (November 10, 2020)Winfield Russell, also known as One Bird, served the Northern Cheyenne people in many different capacities throughout his life.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk numbers and creation story (November 6, 2020)Creation myths form the core of a national identity.
Indian Country Today: Native voters play role in key Senate races (November 3, 2020)With the control of the U.S. Senate at stake, Native voters are playing a pivotal role in important races in North Carolina, Arizona, Montana and Alaska.
Rep. Haaland statement on Native American Heritage Month (November 2, 2020)“Native Americans have overcome many hardships since the onset of colonization — genocide, forced relocation and assimilation — but we’re still here,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico).
The Conversation: Indian day school survivors are seeking truth and justice (October 28, 2020)In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of Indian day schools.
Webinar celebrates 30th anniversary of Native American Languages Act (October 26, 2020)Please join the National Coalition of Native American Language Schools and Programs for a webinar on the Native American Languages Act.
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.
Native Sun News Today: Words of wisdom from Lakota elders (October 21, 2020)“Advice from the elders helped the tiospaye stay emotionally strong,” Jace DeCory said at the West River History Conference.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Our ancestors never surrendered as a sovereign nation (October 19, 2020)As Lakota people, we struggle to experience even a fraction of what “white privilege” provides for the bigot in this country.
‘A historic day’: #MMIW legislation finally signed into law (October 12, 2020)It took years of work by Native women and activists but legislation to address the crisis of missing and murdered sisters and relatives has finally become law.
Kyle Chase: Celebrating the nation’s first Native American Day (October 9, 2020)If Native Americans’ Day can remind us of just one thing, it should be to emphasize that strong and healthy relationships between the tribes and the state is just as important now as it was 30 years ago.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Respecting the rights of all people (October 7, 2020)We as Native people have a humongous task of relearning our cultural teachings.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation tackles COVID-19 and Census 2020 (September 30, 2020)The Navajo Nation is working to ensure residents of the reservation stay safe during the pandemic and to increase tribal participation in the 2020 Census.
Indian Country Today: Ojibwe people carry on wild rice tradition amid COVID-19 (September 30, 2020)For the Ojibwe people, the healing power of the annual wild rice harvest transcends the pandemic.
Indian Country bills crawl to final approval in busy election cycle (September 22, 2020)Five Indian Country bills are finally over their last hurdle on Capitol Hill, giving Republicans, Democrats and maybe even Donald Trump a chance to declare victory ahead of the presidential election.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Remember our past and our origins (September 16, 2020)Our ancestors told us to always think seven generations ahead and conduct ourselves accordingly.
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