Cronkite News: New initiative addresses maternal mortality (July 14, 2021)In Arizona, Native American women are four times more likely to die during birth than white women – the highest rate across the state.
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.
Native America Calling: Changing the face of Indigenous modeling (June 16, 2021)Indigenous models are making names for themselves and are insisting on better representation in an industry doesn’t always present beauty accurately or sensitively.
Cronkite News: Native voting rights debated on Capitol Hill (May 27, 2021)They came with studies, they came with polls, they came with statistics. But Democrats and Republicans share little common ground on voting rights.
H.R.810 – Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail (May 25, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.810, a bill to conduct a feasibility study on the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, on May 12, 2021.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: A theory about masks, beards and men (May 12, 2021)My friend was telling me the other day that there is a theory about why, if and when men grow beards.
Underscore.news: MMIW remains a crisis in Oregon (May 5, 2021)The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Our people continue to be killed by police (April 28, 2021)Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
Native America Calling: Holding police accountable (April 20, 2021)Just north of the courtroom where a police officer is on trial in the death of George Floyd, another officer shot and killed Daunte Wright.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Words have consequences in America (April 13, 2021)Anyone holding a position of power must pay close attention to the words that come out of their mouths.
President Biden submits first budget request in age of COVID-19 (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
Secretary Haaland statement on Biden budget request (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden is seeking $4 billion for tribal programs at the Department of the Interior, the federal agency with the most trust and treaty responsibilities.
California Tribal Families Coalition responds to ICWA decision (April 8, 2021)The California Tribal Families Coalition is calling a federal appeals court decision “troubling” but says it won’t immediately impact Indian Child Welfare Act matters in their state.
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals: Brackeen v. Haaland (April 7, 2021)A federal appeals court finally issued a long-awaited decision in a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case.
Cronkite News: Native community takes off on video sharing app (April 5, 2021)Native people join TikTok for different reasons. But they stay for the community, for the culture and to fulfill their sacred duty.
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.
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