Winnebago Tribe takes action to address marriage controversy (April 13, 2022)A young voice from the Winnebago Tribe spurred big change and helped address anti-LGBTQ actions in the community.
Native America Calling: Rebuilding White Clay (February 17, 2022)A tiny town once known for being a destructive source of alcohol for Pine Ridge Reservation residents, could be a model of hope and healing.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: The ups and downs of the Indian gaming industry (December 17, 2021)The competition is stiff in the gaming business and it is not going to get any easier for tribes.
Native America Calling: Uncovering the history of U.S. boarding schools (November 30, 2021)Native America Calling will hear more about efforts to uncover the truth about the 300 Indian boarding schools aimed at forced assimilation of Native children.
Longtime leader of Ponca Tribe resigns post amid conflicts with council (November 3, 2021)“I’m looking at this as an opportunity for growth for me,” Larry Wright Jr. said after stepping down as chair of the Ponca Tribe.
Flatwater Free Press: Winnebago Tribe brings COVID-19 vaccine to community (October 20, 2021)Residents of two reservations in northeast Nebraska have achieved the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the state.
Tribal community celebrates first Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Nebraska (October 12, 2021)Tribal leaders, state officials and descendants of America’s first Native doctor celebrated the first Indigenous People’s Day in Nebraska.
Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country (June 17, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts an oversight hearing titled, “Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country.”
H.R.810 – Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail (May 25, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.810, a bill to conduct a feasibility study on the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, on May 12, 2021.
More Indian Country bills slated for action on Capitol Hill (May 11, 2021)Four more Indian Country bills are scheduled for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Reconciliation Rising: Nancy Carlson (May 4, 2021)Since 1990, Nancy Carlson and other non-Native residents in a small Nebraska community have hosted annual reunions for survivors of the Genoa Indian School.
Horse ride honors life of Native educator Dorothy Kiyukan (March 31, 2021)Dorothy “Scootie” Kiyukan Ziegler, who passed away in January 2021, was passionate about Native youth, culture and horses.
Native people ‘lead the way’ on COVID-19 vaccinations (March 30, 2021)The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.
Tribal corporation expands on investment in historic district (March 10, 2021)The latest feather in the cap of a thriving tribal corporation is an eclectic collection of historic buildings in one of the largest cities in the region.
Native women land key leadership and policy roles in Biden administration (February 5, 2021)A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
Pine Ridge Reservation signs defaced with racist and anti-Semitic graffiti (February 3, 2021)The leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is condemning racially charged vandalism of two welcome signs on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Day 1 of the Joe Biden administration: Actions affecting Indian Country (January 20, 2021)From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.
Lakota leader Tom Poor Bear dies after battle with COVID-19 (December 17, 2020)From advancing treaty rights to fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline, Tom Poor Bear dedicated his life to the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Indian Country Today: COVID-19 hits Rosebud Sioux Tribe hard (December 14, 2020)Initially the death and suffering driven by the COVID-19 virus seemed far away from the Plains of South Dakota.
Photos: Memorial March to Honor Our Lost Children (November 27, 2020)The 18th Annual Memorial March to Honor Our Lost Children took place on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa.
Urban community comes together for Indigenous Peoples Day (October 13, 2020)A sunrise ceremony in Nebraska’s capital city united Native people as they shared their common struggles and goals.
Tribal corporation secures victory in gaming initiative dispute (September 11, 2020)Voters in Nebraska are being asked to authorize casino-style gaming in their state as part of an initiative backed by Ho-Chunk Inc.
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