Native America Calling: New administration, new agenda (January 20, 2021)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.
Native America Calling: Democracy in crisis: a history lesson (January 19, 2021)In the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, can Indigenous values provide any guidance now on where to go from here?
Native America Calling: Black and Indigenous solidarity (January 18, 2021)Indigenous and Black people share experiences of oppression in this country and both groups still grapple with systemic racism.
Jim Kent: Sometimes the truth hurts in Indian Country (January 14, 2021)People who think the world revolves around them do tend to expect everyone else to share their belief.
Native America Calling: Learning loss during the pandemic (January 13, 2021)Native students are falling further and further behind due to COVID-19. How can we get them back on track?
Native America Calling: Native queer poetry (January 12, 2021)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.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation celebrates language achievements (January 11, 2021)Two hundred years ago, the brilliant statesman and inventor Sequoyah presented the Cherokee syllabary to the Cherokee Nation.
Native America Calling: Celebrating Indigenous women chefs (January 11, 2021)A restaurant kitchen can be an intimidating place, especially for women.
Tim Giago: Telling the other side of the story (January 8, 2021)As the publisher of a Native newspaper for more than 40 years I have accepted criticism as a state of mind.
Native America Calling: Best books of 2020 (January 7, 2021)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.
Native America Calling: Traditional hide tanning (January 6, 2021)Hide tanning was a traditional practice long before mass produced leather.
Native America Calling: COVID-19 vaccine update (January 5, 2021)COVID-19 vaccines from two pharmaceutical companies are making their way to Native populations and tribes are among those creating vaccine distribution plans.
Native America Calling: Are online gatherings here to stay? (January 4, 2021)Hoop dancing competitions, stand-up comedy and an annual gathering of Native elders and youth are all events the pandemic forced online.
Native America Calling: December in the news (December 31, 2020)The COVID-19 pandemic and a contentious presidential election dominated the news is 2020.
Native America Calling: Making the best of the worst year (December 30, 2020)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.
Tim Giago: Confronting racism against Native people in the media (December 28, 2020)We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
Native America Calling: Remembering those who walked on in 2020 (December 28, 2020)Native America Calling will take time to honor those who walked on, like educator Maxine Racehorse Edmo and activist Eddie Benton-Banai.
Native America Calling: 2020 Music Maker in Review (December 25, 2020)Native America Calling’s conversations with a dozen Native musicians through the year were full of some eventful moments.
Native America Calling: More than movies: 2020 pop culture round up (December 24, 2020)Native America Calling takes a look back at some of the highlights in 2020 movies, TV and comics with Native themes, characters and entertainers.
Clara Caufield: Native newspaper perseveres amid COVID-19 and other challenges (December 23, 2020)The COVID pandemic has been really tough on many small businesses across the country, bringing many to their knees.
Native America Calling: Native veterinarians (December 22, 2020)Native America Calling will visit with veterinarians about the unique perspectives Native people bring to the profession.
Tim Giago: Will America ever own up to its sins at Wounded Knee? (December 21, 2020)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.
Native America Calling: Notable Indigenous podcasts (December 21, 2020)Podcasts featuring Native producers and perspectives are gaining increased recognition.
Native America Calling: December Music Maker (December 18, 2020)The Red and Blues Band started as a creative outlet playing gigs at Haskell Indian Nations University.
Native America Calling: Honoring the Dakota 38 (December 17, 2020)President Abraham Lincoln ordered the hanging of 38 Dakota warriors on December 26, 1862. Two other chiefs were hanged three years later.
Native America Calling: Tribal casino wins and losses during the pandemic (December 16, 2020)Tribes closed casinos and hotels at the beginning of the pandemic in order to prevent further spread of the virus.
Native America Calling: 2020 movers and shakers: NCAIED’s 40 under 40 (December 14, 2020)Every year, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development recognizes 40 people under 40 who demonstrate notable leadership, initiative, and dedication.
Native America Calling: Waiting for the coronavirus vaccine (December 10, 2020)Tribes and the Indian Health Service are making plans to distributed the COVID-19 vaccine after it becomes available.
Native America Calling: Challenging times for college students (December 9, 2020)The challenge of remote college classes, combined with the high cost of post-secondary education, is taking a toll amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Native America Calling: The race to spend federal coronavirus aid money (December 8, 2020)Tribes have until the end of this month to spend their share of the $8 billion in federal emergency coronavirus funds.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Confronting racism and homelessness among our people (December 7, 2020)Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
Tim Giago: Social media is killing newspapers (December 7, 2020)As publisher of a Native newspaper, we reach into a community underserved or never served by the mainstream media.
Native America Calling: Staying safe while caring for someone with COVID-19 (December 7, 2020)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.
Native America Calling: Face masks for public health (December 4, 2020)Wearing face masks is proven to be effective for slowing the spread of the coronavirus but resistance remains.
Native America Calling: Removing protections for gray wolves (December 3, 2020)Native America Calling will check in with tribal officials about how delisting gray wolves affects their wildlife management plans.
Kyle Edwards of Native News Online named as Nieman Fellow (December 1, 2020)Kyle Edwards, managing editor of Native News Online, will spend the coming year focusing on the impacts of COVID-19 in Native communities.
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