NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (April 11, 2022)Have something you think the NAFOA community needs to know?
Harold Frazier: ‘No Indians allowed’ — even on our own homelands (March 23, 2022)When those wagons first began their way to break treaties and settle on our territory we were classified as lesser beings and genocide was justified as such.
MSU News: Lecture focuses on ‘The Vanishing Indian’ (March 22, 2022)Kim TallBear, a professor specializing in Indigenous rights and genomics, will deliver the 2022 Stegner Lecture at Montana State University.
‘Auntie Deb’ discusses representation at SXSW conference (March 17, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, discussed equity and inclusion at the SXSW conference.
Tribes see progress with Violence Against Women Act and more funding (March 14, 2022)A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Tim Giago: A Native justice for the U.S. Supreme Court (March 11, 2022)It is high time that Indian organizations stand up and truly represent the people they claim to represent.
Omnibus federal funding bill moving forward in Congress (March 9, 2022)The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
Pretendian Country Today: ‘My dad is a fake Native American’ (March 7, 2022)Have you subscribed to Pretendian Country Today? Why not?
Navajo Nation leader launches Republican bid for Congress (March 2, 2022)Myron Lizer, the often controversial vice president of the Navajo Nation who recently declared his ‘love’ for Donald Trump, is running for U.S. Congress.
Self-described ‘agitator’ changes tribal affiliation story after inquiries (February 25, 2022)The leader of New York City’s most prominent and vocal Indigenous group is changing their story after being asked about their tribal affiliation claims.
Native America Calling: Resources for families facing public trauma (February 16, 2022)The 2016 shooting death of Coulton Boushie, from the Red Pheasant Cree Nation, touched off a national discussion about race and justice in Canada.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (February 15, 2022)NAFOA loves our community.
Progress cited in improving Violence Against Women Act for Indian Country (February 11, 2022)A bill to update the Violence Against Women Act and recognize tribal jurisdiction over additional crimes is finally moving forward in the nation’s capital.
Native America Calling: Black Wall Street (February 9, 2022)As the nation just marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre along what was known as Black Wall Street, there’s one story that is largely overlooked.
Cronkite News: Washington football team unveils replacement for racist name (February 4, 2022)“For 90 years, the Washington Football Team perpetuated discriminatory and racist behavior both through their use of a dictionary-defined racial slur as a team name and a false and offensive caricature of Native culture as a mascot,” said Crystal Echo Hawk.
Nooksack Tribe puts housing evictions on ‘pause’ amid high-level attention (February 2, 2022)Former citizens of the Nooksack Tribe have won temporary respite from being evicted from their federally-funded homes in Washington state.
Gaylord News: Supreme Court takes another look at Indian Country dispute (January 31, 2022)The Supreme Court will revisit – but not overturn – its landmark 2020 decision that said a large part of eastern Oklahoma is still part of the Muscogee Nation.
Roundtable examines ‘toxic workplace culture’ at Washington football team (January 28, 2022)Leaders of a U.S. Congressional committee will host a roundtable to examine what they are calling the “toxic workplace culture” within the Washington professional football team.
Celeste Pedri-Spade: Self-indigenization has become a real problem (January 27, 2022)What we are facing has been, and continues to be, a settler colonial crisis, which under its current guise, seeks to replace us.
Self-proclaimed ‘Auntie’ admits being wrong about tribal affiliations (January 24, 2022)A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
Kaiser Health News: Little Shell Tribe prepares for health care milestone (January 21, 2022)The Little Shell Tribal Health Clinic is slated to open roughly two years after the tribal nation achieved its long-sought federal recognition.
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.
People’s World: Indian rights activist Clyde Bellecourt passes on (January 20, 2022)Clyde Bellecourt was a founder of the American Indian Movement. He passed away at the age of 85.
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