tag: race

Alyssa London
Alyssa London, a citizen of the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes, is set to become a familiar face on NBC News and MSNBC.
Justice for Kozee / MMIW
“For generations, Indigenous persons, including American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, have been forced to mourn a missing or murdered loved one without the answers and support they deserve,” the president states.
StrongHearts Native Helpline
As a helpline dedicated to serving Native Americans and Alaska Natives impacted by domestic, dating and sexual violence, StrongHearts Native Helpline honors our relatives and communities impacted by Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR) and those working to end this crisis.
U.S. Supreme Court
An unprecedented leak from the nation’s highest court is coming amid extreme uncertainty for tribes and their sovereign rights.
StrongHearts Native Helpline
In Indian Country, the abusive tactics of domestic violence have their roots in colonization.
'Transparency for Brendon'
Brendon Galbreath, a citizen of the Blackfeet Nation, died in an encounter with police in Montana.
Chuck Hoskin
“We can work together,” Cherokee Nation Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. said of ongoing efforts to address public safety in Indian Country.
NAFOA
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Navajo Nation
Native people have eagerly lined up to get their initial COVID-19 vaccine shots. But booster rates appear to be lagging as the pandemic continues.
Harold Frazier
Any law or order meant to restrict our freedom to teach and learn is a restriction on freedom.
House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities
The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds an oversight hearing titled “The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities.”
Harold Frazier
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 Montana State University
Kim TallBear, a professor specializing in Indigenous rights and genomics, will deliver the 2022 Stegner Lecture at Montana State University.
Chuck Hoskin, Joe Biden and Kim Teehee
An issue that I passionately believe in is that every Cherokee woman should feel safe in her community and in her home.
Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, discussed equity and inclusion at the SXSW conference.
Native Women in Red Shawls
A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate
Joe Biden is a man of vision — he is working to “Restore the Soul of America.”
Tim Giago
It is high time that Indian organizations stand up and truly represent the people they claim to represent.
Native Women in Red Shawls
The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
Scott Badenoch
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Myron Lizer
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.
Teresa Leger Fernandez
A Democratic-led bill working its way through Congress would extend the federal policy of consultation to people who have recently been asserting an Indian identity.
Indian Child Welfare Act
The fate of the Indian Child Welfare Act is in the hands of the highest court in the land.
Regan Loggans, also known as Regan de Loggans
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.
Ute Mountain Ute Reservation
Can a Native person who was found guilty in tribal court be charged for the same crime in the federal system?
Cherokee Nation
Key members of Congress are urging Indian Country to stay united as they look to break through a long-standing and controversial impasse on Capitol Hill.
Justice for Colten
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
NAFOA loves our community.
Native Women
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.
nativeamericacalling nac
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.
Not Your Mascot
“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.
Olive Oshiro
Former citizens of the Nooksack Tribe have won temporary respite from being evicted from their federally-funded homes in Washington state.
U.S. Supreme Court
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.
'We are not your mascot'
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.
Michelle Latimer
What we are facing has been, and continues to be, a settler colonial crisis, which under its current guise, seeks to replace us.
Elizabeth Fowler
It’s been a year since Joe Biden took office as president of the United States and he has yet to name a permanent leader of the Indian Health Service.
Corinne Perera
A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians
The Little Shell Tribal Health Clinic is slated to open roughly two years after the tribal nation achieved its long-sought federal recognition.
Guadalupe, Arizona
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.
Clyde Bellecourt
Clyde Bellecourt was a founder of the American Indian Movement. He passed away at the age of 85.