tag: race

MMIW Bike Run USA
“There are probably few American Indians that haven’t been touched by MMIW,” said Patricia Hibbeler, chief executive officer for the Phoenix Indian Center.
Justice for Kozee / MMIW
The loss of an Indigenous woman’s life is all too familiar in our communities.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Violence against Indigenous women is preventable and will end when Indian Nations have the full authority of self-government.
Greg Gianforte
“We serve a lot of families on the Crow Reservation, and last year they were hit harder than anybody,” said a funeral home owner.
Kayenta Wellness Center
American Indians and Alaska Natives are experiencing increases in food insecurity as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
nativeamericacalling nac
Native doctors and nurses are in short supply. How are more being recruited into the industry?
Norma LeRoy, Alice Johnson
A Lakota mother is trying to understand why a school secretary cut her two little girls’ hair without her consent. And then, days later, did it again.
Dolores Subia BigFoot
“Racism and prejudice towards tribes in our states is alive and well,” said a former federal prosecutor.
Aaron Payment
Advocating for our tribal nations and our people through participation in the political process is one of the most important choices we can make.
nativeamericacalling nac
In the ten years since 2010, the number of people the Census categorizes as American Indian and Alaska Natives increased from 5.2 million to 9.7 million.
2020 Census Redistricting: First Look at American Indian/Alaska Native Population Data
“NCAI is excited to see the 2020 Census results that show a more diverse America,” said National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp.
Cherokee Nation
Health insurance coverage has improved dramatically among American Indians and Alaska Natives, according to a new report.
'Farmington is on Indian Land'
We need to organize and find out why none of these murders have been solved.
Leticia and Vicente Garcia
In Arizona, Native American women are four times more likely to die during birth than white women – the highest rate across the state.
Native American Connections
Incorporating Indigenous practices like talking circles into health care treatment isn’t new but has grown in significance during COVID-19.
Land Back NDN Collective
As Natives, we have endured and survived the most atrocious, violent, and sadistic European immigrant vengeance.
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Native scholars point to critical race theory as a vital piece of fully understanding the ongoing legacy of colonialism. But it’s facing a backlash across the nation.
President Joe Biden
An Oklahoma man has been arrested and charged after citing the Trail of Tears and the Muscogee Nation’s treaty when making violent threats against President Joe Biden.
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Native scholars point to Critical Race Theory as a vital piece in understanding the ongoing legacy of colonialism. But CRT is under attack across the nation.
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Indigenous models are making names for themselves and are insisting on better representation in an industry doesn’t always present beauty accurately or sensitively.
COVID-19 Indigenous Investigative Collective
Native deaths from COVID-19 are already disproportionately higher than the rest of the population.
crowagency
Tribes that face threats to their political integrity, economic security, health and welfare may finally be able to exercise authority over non-Indians.
U.S. Supreme Court
A sovereignty dispute that originated on the Crow Reservation in Montana has finally been addressed by the highest court in the land.
greenwoodculturalcenter
No nation can truly prosper when any of its citizens are victims of discrimination.
zacharybearheelsgrandmother
It’s been four years since Zachary Bear Heels died after being beaten by police officers in Nebraska’s largest city.
crowtribe
Tribal police have the authority to detain non-Indians traveling through reservations if the officer has a reasonable belief that the suspect violated state or federal law, the Supreme Court ruled.
supremecourt
Tribal governments have the power to search and temporarily detain non-Indians suspected of breaking federal or state laws within reservations, the nation’s highest court has ruled.
ginaadams
Two artists who admit they aren’t enrolled in any tribal nation have still managed to find their way into museums and educational institutions.
crowtribe
The nation’s highest court has unanimously sided with tribal sovereignty in one of two Indian law cases on the docket.
nativevote
They came with studies, they came with polls, they came with statistics. But Democrats and Republicans share little common ground on voting rights.
hr810
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.
leroyfamily
A Lakota couple is suing a public school district after a secretary at the school allegedly cut their daughters’ hair without permission.
laurenking
A citizen of the Muscogee Nation is set to make history as the first Native person to serve as a federal judge in Washington state.
Abraham Lincoln
My friend was telling me the other day that there is a theory about why, if and when men grow beards.
Department of the Interior
Secretary Deb Haaland approved a new constitution for the Cherokee Nation that explicitly ensures the protection of the political rights and citizenship of all tribal citizens, including the Freedmen.
mildredquaemptsmerlekirk
The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
deb haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland issued two secretarial orders aimed at making good on her pledge to fight climate change and prioritize environmental justice.
strongheartsnativehelpline
Our ancestors endured genocide and assimilation for more than five centuries.
Derek Chauvin Trial March
Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
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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.