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Dina Gilio Whitaker: Sacheen Littlefeather was a Pretendian (October 28, 2022)“Pretendianism” – the act of falsely claiming American Indian heritage – does real harm.
Cronkite News: Tribes seek stronger commitments for water infrastructure (February 21, 2022)Tribes need more federal support to implement “critical” water infrastructure projects on their lands, key lawmakers are being told.
Cronkite News: Pascua Yaqui Tribe launches major housing development (February 11, 2022)The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is building 200 affordable homes after receiving millions of dollars in tax credits to fund the project.
Cronkite News: Pascua Yaqui Tribe helps address high COVID-19 rates (January 20, 2022)A mix of stigma, misinformation and bad accounting let COVID-19 run rampant through a small town that is home to a large number of Yaqui people.
Cronkite News: Native people overrepresented in jail system (January 18, 2022)Native people are 1.8 times as likely as white Americans to be booked into jail in Pima County, Arizona.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting and Legislative Hearing (November 17, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets to consider pending legislation and receive testimony on four bills.
H.R.4881 – Old Pascua Community Land Acquisition Act (November 2, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.4881, the Old Pascua Community Land Acquisition Act, on November 1, 2021.
Indian Country bills set for passage in U.S. House of Representatives (November 1, 2021)Seven Indian Country bills, affecting tribal homelands, federal recognition and urban Indians, are slated for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives
Cronkite News: Tribal nations win court ruling for clean water rule (September 2, 2021)Six tribes from all regions of the country have secured victory against a Trump-era rule that rolled back protections for water.
Cronkite News: COVID-19 brings traditional practices online (July 12, 2021)Incorporating Indigenous practices like talking circles into health care treatment isn’t new but has grown in significance during COVID-19.
Supreme Court accepts first Indian law case in new conservative era (November 23, 2020)For the second time in as many years, the U.S. Supreme Court will be taking up a case that impacts the treaty rights of the Crow Tribe.
Cronkite News: Pascua Yaqui Tribe loses voting rights case (October 26, 2020)“Pascua Yaqui voters’ voices deserve to be heard – whether it’s one vote or a thousand votes,” said Chairman Peter S. Yucupicio.
Native America Calling: Native voting access update (October 16, 2020)As Election Day nears, worries about adequate access to the polls increase across Indian Country.
Cronkite News: Pascua Yaqui Tribe denied early voting site (September 22, 2020)What was a showdown between the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and a local official has now turned into a stalemate over an early voting site for the community.
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