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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.
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.
Native veterans support Deb Haaland ahead of historic vote (March 15, 2021)Native veterans and allies are stepping up to support Deb Haaland ahead of her final historic vote as Secretary of the Interior.
‘It will be historic’: Deb Haaland #DebForInterior (March 11, 2021)“For too long, tribal nations have been denied a seat at the table where decisions were made that impacted their lives and their land,” a key Democrat said in discussing the historic nomination of Deb Haaland.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts climate crisis roundtable (March 10, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hearing from Native leaders and advocates about the impacts of climate change in their communities.
Pueblo of Pojoaque makes history with women leaders (March 4, 2021)The Pueblo of Pojoaque is being led by women for the first time in modern history.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States gains new leader (February 17, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States has a new chair in Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández (D-New Mexico).
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