tag: race

supremecourt
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.
American Indian Cancer Foundation
In almost every category, minority patients are worse off when it comes to early diagnosis, treatment after diagnosis and surgical treatment of lung cancer.
nativeamericacalling nac
Native America Calling will talk about how being in a “Something Else” category affects Indigenous voices and experiences.
wisconsinnativevote
Although small and difficult to measure, the Native voting population is powerful.
havasupaitribeuscapitol
“All things considered, the way that Native American and black people in America vote isn’t necessarily changing this year,” a student activist said.
jacedecory
“Advice from the elders helped the tiospaye stay emotionally strong,” Jace DeCory said at the West River History Conference.
nativeamericacalling nac
The LANDBACK campaign calls out the social and political structures built on stolen land and advocates for returning land to Native nations.
rulantengen
What happens when the artistic director of an organization whose mission is to serve Native people comes out as not being Native?
navajonationcensus2020
The Supreme Court said the Census Bureau can stop its count of the population, a blow to tribal leaders and local advocates for underrepresented communities who said they would be hit hardest by an undercount.
nativeamericandayparade
South Dakota has celebrated Native American Day in lieu of Columbus Day since 1990.
amyconeybarrett
Indian Child Welfare Act advocates are raising questions about President Trump’s pick to the nation’s highest court, whose religious background and adoptions are at issue.
covid19
The Tribal Health Data Improvement Act aims to remove barriers that Native Americans face in accessing public health data – something even more critical in the COVID-19 era.
supremecourt
Amid growing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court opened its latest term as Republicans remain intent on confirming a conservative judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the nation’s highest judicial body.
universityofarizonacancercenter
Native Americans, along with Hispanics, have the lowest colorectal screening rates in the United States.
davidholt
David Holt, the mayor of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, appears on Oprah Winfrey’s book club podcast.
nativenationsrise
We are witnessing a historical push toward the dismantling of imperialism, the decentralization of power, and the welcoming of non-White, non-European values into conservation.
navajonation
Tribal governments remain united as a federal appeals court determines the fate of more than a half-billion dollars in COVID-19 funding that’s been at the center of one of the most bitter Indian law and policy disputes in decades.
navajonation

Only one new case of COVID-19 was reported across the Navajo Nation in the previous 24 hours, the lowest number of daily cases on the reservation since an initial spike in May.