tag: languages

muscogeenation
Leaders of the Muscogee Nation are dropping “Creek” from its name as part of a rebranding effort, but not all members are on board with the change.
nativeamericanhalloffame
The National Native American Hall of Fame is getting ready to honor a new slate of luminaries in Native business, arts, education and other fields.
timgiago
Every Lakota knows where we have been and now we are struggling to find out where we are going.
brianschatz
“Rebuilding and consolidating Tribal homelands supports not only Native cultures, languages, and communities, but also Tribal businesses that help make economies for both Tribes and surrounding communities thrive,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), chair of Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
nativeamericacalling nac
Native America Calling will check in with Native language program organizers about how they refuse to let COVID-19 slow the progress of language revitalization.
campmniluzahan
Native people have been embracing ways of thinking, feeding and housing our own since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
protestbolivia
This is a tale of two countries—Bolivia and the United States. Only one nation is pursuing justice against a corrupt leader.
jamessleeper
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect communities worldwide with many communities being forced to utilize resources on a virtual level and think outside of the box when it comes to teaching.
cheyennearapaho
The American Rescue Plan, which allocates $31 billion to Indian Country, set aside $20 million to help tribes preserve their languages.
saveoakflat
Oak Flat would be “permanently damaged” by a controversial copper mine, according to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
ihsnurses
Strength of heart is courage. Courage means doing the right thing, even when you are afraid.
cherokeenation
We have lost hundreds of Cherokees to the pandemic, including more than 50 Cherokee first-language speaking elders.
nafoa
NAFOA supports tribal leaders, Native professionals, and Native youth.
Lakota Waldorf School
Being born in a time when Lakota was spoken by nearly everyone around me allowed me to become fluent within 6 years.
missshoshonebannockihs
The Indian Health Service has distributed nearly 1.22 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to tribes and their communities, outpacing many states with its outreach.
debhaaland
It was a historic day for Indian Country as Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) finally got her confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior.
sequoyah
This year the Cherokee Nation is celebrating the bicentennial of the syllabary invented by Sequoyah.
nativeamericacalling nac
Tribal communities are worried about the toll COVID-19 is taking on elders and what that means for tribal language and culture.
nativeamericacalling nac
The National Institutes of Health says early intervention and speech therapy are key to helping children with speech and language disorders learn to communicate.
joebideninauguralwelcome
A land acknowledgment from Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) and a song from Claudette White and the Quechan Hurav Singers set the stage for Democrat President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
pleiades
Watch the stars and your direction home will be revealed.
sequoyah
Two hundred years ago, the brilliant statesman and inventor Sequoyah presented the Cherokee syllabary to the Cherokee Nation.
steveemery
Steven C. Emery, Lakota from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, passed on to the Spirit World on December 31, 2020. He was 62 years old.
Meadowlark
According to Lakota oral tradition, the tasiyagnunpa speaks Lakota.
debhaaland
In a historic first, Deb Haaland, one of the first two Native women to serve in the U.S. Congress, has been tapped to serve in the incoming Joe Biden administration.
cherokeenation
I believe in the vaccine and the science behind it. I am 100 percent confident that it is safe and will be successful at containing the virus.
cherokee
The Cherokee word “gadugi” describes one of our most important Cherokee values. It means working together to improve our tribal community.
anthonyfauci
Lakota leaders continue to see an increase of COVID-19 cases in their territory.
tomudallfarewell
Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) discusses Indian issues as he delivers his final speech on the U.S. Senate floor on December 8, 2020.
campmniluzahan
Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
donnamariefisher
COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise, with tribal people on reservations in Montana and Wyoming seemingly among the hardest hit.
nativeamericacalling nac
In Native languages, some of our favorite words and phrases pack much more meaning than any English translation can encompass.
crowlanguageconsortium
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.
“The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage” by Gerry Robinson continues to earn accolades.
raynaranjo
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.
navajonationhogan
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.
oglalalakotaveteransmonument
My childhood, adolescent, and war experiences led me to perceive the world as cruel and impersonal.
winfieldrussell
Winfield Russell, also known as One Bird, served the Northern Cheyenne people in many different capacities throughout his life.
joanneshenandoah
Creation myths form the core of a national identity.
uscapitol
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.