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Red Road to DC
After 20,000 miles and 115 stops across the country, a group of Native carvers and elders have finally arrived in the nation’s capital, bringing much-needed attention to sacred sites and tribal rights.
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The Native American Heritage Fund awarded more than $480,000 to support community art and projects, curricula updates, mascot revisions and other projects that honor Native culture and history.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a nomination hearing to consider Bryan Newland as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.
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Bryan Newland delivers an opening statement at his nomination hearing to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Biden administration.
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Native America Calling will hear the status of controversial mining projects being opposed by tribal nations.
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From the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota to Line 5 in Michigan, pipeline operators continue to skirt the law.
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Bills to protect tribal cultural property, address Native youth issues and mandate tribal consultation are being heard by the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
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The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is finalizing a Class III gaming compact with the state of Indiana, the latest in a series of history-making moves by the tribe.
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“We are very proud of Bryan and his service to Indian Country,” said Bay Mills Indian Community Chairperson Whitney Gravelle.
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Tribes ceded over 500 million acres of land to make this Country great and obligated the federal government to provide “health, education and social welfare” into perpetuity.
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“The tribe’s commitment to make a positive impact on our local community has never been stronger as we all persevere through the pandemic,” said Bob Peters, Chairman of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians.
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Indian Country is celebrating after turning out in record numbers for one of the most consequential presidential elections in American history.
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Gun Lake Casino distributed over $611,000 in quarterly incentives to team members in November 2020, a token of gratitude for the essential role each employee has played.
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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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Despite all of the rhetoric on Capitol Hill about enhancing tribal law and order, deterring violence against our women, and bringing our missing and murdered relatives home, nobody expresses concern about the dehumanization associated with disenrollment.