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Native America Calling: Healthcare superheroes (March 3, 2021)Native healthcare workers provide healing during the most painful and frightening times of our lives.
Native America Calling: Preparing for the next pandemic (March 1, 2021)Tribal health and emergency management officials are taking what they’re learning now from COVID-19, to prepare for potential threats to come.
Native America Calling: February in the news (February 26, 2021)From Deb Haaland’s nomination as Secretary of the Interior to COVID-19 relief for tribal nations, join Native America Calling for its regular news roundup.
Native America Calling: Deb Haaland’s road ahead (February 25, 2021)If all goes as expected, Deb Haaland will be the first Native American cabinet secretary.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (February 24, 2021)In “Even As We Breathe” by Cherokee author Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, cultures of fictional characters collide in the time of World War II.
Native America Calling: The State of Indian Nations (February 23, 2021)National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp delivered her second State of Indian Nations address. Learn more about the speech.
Native America Calling: Maintaining harmony in the household (February 22, 2021)While Native traditions favor family bonds, a year cooped up in the house together can strain even the closest relationships.
Native America Calling: Indigenous films at the Sundance Film Festival (February 19, 2021)Four films made by Indigenous filmmakers from around the globe premiered at this year’s Sundance Festival.
Native America Calling: Medical experts: don’t lower guard on COVID-19 (February 18, 2021)Native America Calling will get updates from tribal leaders and health officials about how they’re keeping their communities engaged and on alert after more than a year of COVID-19.
Native America Calling: Navigating the pandemic with disabilities (February 17, 2021)The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights issued guidance to Indian Health Service facilities for serving the needs of individuals with disabilities.
Native America Calling: Courts back Line 3 pipeline construction despite risks (February 16, 2021)Two recent court decisions denied efforts by tribes and environmental groups to halt the controversial Line 3 Replacement Project in Minnesota.
Native America Calling: Protecting your heart from disease and COVID-19 (February 15, 2021)The American Heart Association says it’s too soon to tell for sure, but widespread COVID-19 infections might cause a surge in cardiovascular disease and death in the coming months and years.
Native America Calling: More than what they carry (February 12, 2021)Native America Calling will explore the utility and decoration of Native bags.
Native America Calling: Music Maker (February 11, 2021)Traditional powwow singer and song maker Bryden Gwiss uses what he’s learned—and taught—on the powwow trail to create a new sound.
Native America Calling: Exposing false Native heritage (February 10, 2021)There’s been a continuing stream of prominent people who initially benefitted from their Indigenous identity but were forced to backtrack when those claims couldn’t be documented.
Native America Calling: The year of living with the pandemic (February 9, 2021)The Indian Health Service alone reports nearly 180,000 positive coronavirus tests and that’s likely a fraction of the total number of Native COVID-19 cases.
Native America Calling: A new direction on borders and immigration (February 8, 2021)What does the Joe Biden administration mean for future immigration policy and the treatment of Indigenous people who cross the border?
Native America Calling: Bread: A Native staple (February 5, 2021)Among Native cultures, Pueblos in New Mexico have a distinctive loaf, Canadian First Nations in Canada have variations on bannock, and almost everyone is familiar with fry bread.
Native America Calling: The Cherokee Syllabary bicentennial (February 4, 2021)This year the Cherokee Nation is celebrating the bicentennial of the syllabary invented by Sequoyah.
Native America Calling: Making room for stress management (February 3, 2021)There are a number of healthy alternatives, including traditional Native methods, for managing stress.
Native America Calling: Native in the Spotlight (February 2, 2021)Kevin Washburn, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, was a key player in the Joe Biden presidential transition. He’s the Native in the Spotlight.
Native America Calling: The COVID-19 vaccine and protecting elders (February 1, 2021)Tribal communities are worried about the toll COVID-19 is taking on elders and what that means for tribal language and culture.
Native America Calling: January in the news (January 29, 2021)What lessons are we left with from the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Donald Trump’s second impeachment and Joe Biden’s inauguration — all within the first month of 2021?
Native America Calling: Music Maker: Bryden Gwiss (January 28, 2021)Traditional powwow singer and song maker Bryden Gwiss uses what he’s learned—and taught—on the powwow trail to create a new sound.
Native America Calling: Is the Keystone XL Pipeline dead? (January 27, 2021)What does a halt on the Keystone KXL Pipeline mean for the environment and the future of extractive industry in and around Native land?
Native America Calling: Philanthropy: helping each other during the pandemic (January 26, 2021)Native American organizations raised and donated $32 million during the first seven months of the pandemic according to a new report from Native Americans in Philanthropy.
Native America Calling: When to turn to speech therapy (January 25, 2021)The National Institutes of Health says early intervention and speech therapy are key to helping children with speech and language disorders learn to communicate.
Native America Calling: The value of Native-owned bookstores (January 22, 2021)The number of Native-owned bookstores remains small, but it’s growing.
Native America Calling: Oak Flat at a crossroads (January 21, 2021)Just days before the end of the Trump Administration, the U.S. Forest Service took action that paves the way for a massive copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona.
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.
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.
Native America Calling: Celebrating Indigenous women chefs (January 11, 2021)A restaurant kitchen can be an intimidating place, especially for women.
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.
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