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Native America Calling: The enduring Laguna Pueblo Colony (January 12, 2022)A thriving group of Laguna Pueblo citizens maintain their tribal connections at a distance. Learn more about this unique colony on Native America Calling.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation returns to rodeos amid COVID-19 (January 10, 2022)Rodeo events have long been a part of culture on the Navajo Nation. The COVID-19 pandemic upended the tradition.
Indian Country starts off new year with surge in COVID-19 cases (January 6, 2022)Tribal communities are once again seeing an explosion in COVID-19 cases following the busy holiday season and as a new and highly contagious variant brings upheaval to Indian Country.
President Biden nominates another Native woman to federal bench (December 15, 2021)President Joe Biden continues to make history with his judicial nominations, announcing another Native woman to serve on the federal bench.
Cronkite News: New law protects tribal regalia at school graduations (November 24, 2021)Just minutes before her high school graduation, Dakotah Harvey was told to remove the eagle feather from her mortarboard or she would be escorted out of the ceremony and her diploma would be withheld.
National Park Service: More tribes sign historic preservation agreements (November 24, 2021)Seven new tribal historic preservation agreements were completed and signed with tribes in seven states in 2021.
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders welcome return of White House meeting (November 18, 2021)Tribal leaders said the White House Tribal Nations Summit “shows promise” for the federal commitment to solving problems in Indian Country and to giving Native people a voice in the process.
Native America Calling: Teaching Well with the Pueblo wisdom curriculum (November 15, 2021)Pueblo educators have just updated a K-12 curriculum and teacher training regimen for schools, designed from a Pueblo viewpoint.
White House Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement (November 15, 2021)From the missing and murdered crisis to sacred sites, the Biden administration is touting its Indian Country agenda as it hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
Cronkite News: Navajo mother works to improve maternal care for Native women (November 2, 2021)When Nicolle Gonzales gave birth to her three children in a hospital setting, the care felt routine and mechanical. It led her to start the Changing Woman Initiative for Native mothers.
Cronkite News: Navajo language speakers create broadcast history (October 25, 2021)History was made as two citizens of the Navajo Nation broadcast a college football game in the Dine language for the first time.
Mary Toya, mother of Secretary Deb Haaland, passes on (October 18, 2021)“The Department of the Interior mourns with Secretary Deb Haaland as she and her family grieve the loss of her mother,” a statement read.
Native America Calling: New fossil discoveries and Indigenous origins (October 4, 2021)Newly discovered fossilized human footprints issue another blow to the conventional scientific theory about when humans came to North America.
Source New Mexico: Visitors encouraged to respect tribal lands and sacred sites (September 27, 2021)“How are non-Native people playing on our land? Are they being respectful?” asks Adesbah Foguth, a tribal park ranger.
Native America Calling: “Exposure” art exhibit voices nuclear frustrations (September 10, 2021)Indigenous artists from North America and beyond document their relationships with nuclear testing and uranium contamination in a new exhibit.
Native America Calling: Indigenous fashion showcase (September 8, 2021)This year’s fashion show at Santa Fe Indian Market is a reminder of just how hot Indigenous fashion is.
Native America Calling: Indigenous arts and the lingering pandemic (August 20, 2021)It’s a big week coming up in the Native arts world. Native America Calling will get a look at what’s in store.
Native America Calling: The resilience of Native arts (August 19, 2021)Native people across the country are learning to adjust to life in the pandemic after a bumpy road this past year. How have artists been doing?
News21: Navajo Nation addresses challenges in law enforcement (August 10, 2021)The increased demands of the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing issues within the Navajo Nation’s police department.
Native America Calling: The Gold King Mine spill six years later (August 5, 2021)Toxic sludge from the Gold King Mine created an environmental disaster for hundreds of miles downstream, including parts of the Navajo Nation.
Bill introduced in Senate to reauthorize key Indian housing law (July 13, 2021)Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced legislation with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and other members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, to reform and reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
Lakota player lands spot on professional football team (May 18, 2021)The unlikely journey for Teton Saltes, the New York Jets’ latest recruit, started as an afterthought.
Navajo student invited to President Biden’s address to Congress (April 27, 2021)When President Joe Biden delivers his first address to Congress, a young citizen of the Navajo Nation will be there as a special guest.
First Lady Dr. Jill Biden heads to Navajo Nation (April 22, 2021)First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is visiting the Navajo Nation, her third trip to the largest reservation in the United States.
‘Culture. Clan. Community’: Georgene Louis for Congress (March 30, 2021)
Georgene Louis is seeking to make history as the next Native woman in Congress. Listen to her story.
Albert Bender: Deb Haaland makes history in nation’s capital (March 30, 2021)The Department of the Interior under Secretary Deb Haaland is getting off to a great start.
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