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Native America Calling will talk with policy experts about what they hope is in store for the next four years under Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
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In the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, can Indigenous values provide any guidance now on where to go from here?
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Indigenous and Black people share experiences of oppression in this country and both groups still grapple with systemic racism.
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One of the most recognizable defendants from the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is a Donald Trump supporter who bases his persona on a warped interpretation of Native traditions.
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People who think the world revolves around them do tend to expect everyone else to share their belief.
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Native students are falling further and further behind due to COVID-19. How can we get them back on track?
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Native America Calling will get a sampling of works by Indigenous LGBTQ2 poets and discuss how their deeply personal stories paint a vivid picture of adversity, strength, and their relationships with their culture and the world around them.
sequoyah
Two hundred years ago, the brilliant statesman and inventor Sequoyah presented the Cherokee syllabary to the Cherokee Nation.
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A restaurant kitchen can be an intimidating place, especially for women.
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As the publisher of a Native newspaper for more than 40 years I have accepted criticism as a state of mind.
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A biography of Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flannagan (White Earth Ojibwe), rez dogs and protecting sacred water are all topics of books that made American Indians in Children’s Literature best of 2020 list.
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Hide tanning was a traditional practice long before mass produced leather.
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COVID-19 vaccines from two pharmaceutical companies are making their way to Native populations and tribes are among those creating vaccine distribution plans.
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Hoop dancing competitions, stand-up comedy and an annual gathering of Native elders and youth are all events the pandemic forced online.
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From powwows to boardrooms, ribbon shirts are a visual symbol of Native pride.
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The COVID-19 pandemic and a contentious presidential election dominated the news is 2020.
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Time Magazine dubbed 2020 as “The Worst Year Ever.” But if you’re one to look at the glass half full, this year was also filled with a lot of small, positive things.
rapidcityjournal
We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
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Native America Calling will take time to honor those who walked on, like educator Maxine Racehorse Edmo and activist Eddie Benton-Banai.
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Native America Calling’s conversations with a dozen Native musicians through the year were full of some eventful moments.
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Native America Calling takes a look back at some of the highlights in 2020 movies, TV and comics with Native themes, characters and entertainers.
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The COVID pandemic has been really tough on many small businesses across the country, bringing many to their knees.
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Native America Calling will visit with veterinarians about the unique perspectives Native people bring to the profession.
woundedknee
America has not apologized for the Wounded Knee Massacre and the Medal of Honor winners are still looked upon as heroes by the United States.
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Podcasts featuring Native producers and perspectives are gaining increased recognition.
theredandblue
The Red and Blues Band started as a creative outlet playing gigs at Haskell Indian Nations University.
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President Abraham Lincoln ordered the hanging of 38 Dakota warriors on December 26, 1862. Two other chiefs were hanged three years later.
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Tribes closed casinos and hotels at the beginning of the pandemic in order to prevent further spread of the virus.
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Every year, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development recognizes 40 people under 40 who demonstrate notable leadership, initiative, and dedication.
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The landscape is changing rapidly for tribes aiming to capitalize on the growing legal cannabis market.
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Tribes and the Indian Health Service are making plans to distributed the COVID-19 vaccine after it becomes available.
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The challenge of remote college classes, combined with the high cost of post-secondary education, is taking a toll amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Tribes have until the end of this month to spend their share of the $8 billion in federal emergency coronavirus funds.
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Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
timgiago
As publisher of a Native newspaper, we reach into a community underserved or never served by the mainstream media.
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Native people have a higher average number of household members than the general population, ramping up the chances for COVID-19 infection in the home.
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Wearing face masks is proven to be effective for slowing the spread of the coronavirus but resistance remains.
indigenousfashionweek
Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto once again took the world by storm, only virtually this time around.
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Native America Calling will check in with tribal officials about how delisting gray wolves affects their wildlife management plans.
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Kyle Edwards, managing editor of Native News Online, will spend the coming year focusing on the impacts of COVID-19 in Native communities.