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Native healthcare workers provide healing during the most painful and frightening times of our lives.
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Indigenous identity is viewed differently by the Mexican government.
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Tribal health and emergency management officials are taking what they’re learning now from COVID-19, to prepare for potential threats to come.
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From Deb Haaland’s nomination as Secretary of the Interior to COVID-19 relief for tribal nations, join Native America Calling for its regular news roundup.
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If all goes as expected, Deb Haaland will be the first Native American cabinet secretary.
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In “Even As We Breathe” by Cherokee author Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, cultures of fictional characters collide in the time of World War II.
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National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp delivered her second State of Indian Nations address. Learn more about the speech.
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While Native traditions favor family bonds, a year cooped up in the house together can strain even the closest relationships.
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Four films made by Indigenous filmmakers from around the globe premiered at this year’s Sundance Festival.
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Native America Calling will get updates from tribal leaders and health officials about how they’re keeping their communities engaged and on alert after more than a year of COVID-19.
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The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights issued guidance to Indian Health Service facilities for serving the needs of individuals with disabilities.
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Two recent court decisions denied efforts by tribes and environmental groups to halt the controversial Line 3 Replacement Project in Minnesota.
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The American Heart Association says it’s too soon to tell for sure, but widespread COVID-19 infections might cause a surge in cardiovascular disease and death in the coming months and years.
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Native America Calling will explore the utility and decoration of Native bags.
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Traditional powwow singer and song maker Bryden Gwiss uses what he’s learned—and taught—on the powwow trail to create a new sound.
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There’s been a continuing stream of prominent people who initially benefitted from their Indigenous identity but were forced to backtrack when those claims couldn’t be documented.
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The Indian Health Service alone reports nearly 180,000 positive coronavirus tests and that’s likely a fraction of the total number of Native COVID-19 cases.
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What does the Joe Biden administration mean for future immigration policy and the treatment of Indigenous people who cross the border?
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Among Native cultures, Pueblos in New Mexico have a distinctive loaf, Canadian First Nations in Canada have variations on bannock, and almost everyone is familiar with fry bread.
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This year the Cherokee Nation is celebrating the bicentennial of the syllabary invented by Sequoyah.
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There are a number of healthy alternatives, including traditional Native methods, for managing stress.
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Kevin Washburn, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, was a key player in the Joe Biden presidential transition. He’s the Native in the Spotlight.
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Tribal communities are worried about the toll COVID-19 is taking on elders and what that means for tribal language and culture.
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What lessons are we left with from the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Donald Trump’s second impeachment and Joe Biden’s inauguration — all within the first month of 2021?
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Traditional powwow singer and song maker Bryden Gwiss uses what he’s learned—and taught—on the powwow trail to create a new sound.
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What does a halt on the Keystone KXL Pipeline mean for the environment and the future of extractive industry in and around Native land?
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Native American organizations raised and donated $32 million during the first seven months of the pandemic according to a new report from Native Americans in Philanthropy.
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The National Institutes of Health says early intervention and speech therapy are key to helping children with speech and language disorders learn to communicate.
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The number of Native-owned bookstores remains small, but it’s growing.
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Just days before the end of the Trump Administration, the U.S. Forest Service took action that paves the way for a massive copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona.
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Native America Calling will talk with policy experts about what they hope is in store for the next four years under Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
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In the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, can Indigenous values provide any guidance now on where to go from here?
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Indigenous and Black people share experiences of oppression in this country and both groups still grapple with systemic racism.
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Native students are falling further and further behind due to COVID-19. How can we get them back on track?
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Native America Calling will get a sampling of works by Indigenous LGBTQ2 poets and discuss how their deeply personal stories paint a vivid picture of adversity, strength, and their relationships with their culture and the world around them.
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A restaurant kitchen can be an intimidating place, especially for women.
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As the publisher of a Native newspaper for more than 40 years I have accepted criticism as a state of mind.
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A biography of Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flannagan (White Earth Ojibwe), rez dogs and protecting sacred water are all topics of books that made American Indians in Children’s Literature best of 2020 list.
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Hide tanning was a traditional practice long before mass produced leather.
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COVID-19 vaccines from two pharmaceutical companies are making their way to Native populations and tribes are among those creating vaccine distribution plans.