Forward: Republican enters Congress under extreme scrutiny (January 3, 2023)A Republican candidate’s lies about his education, employment and even his ethnic background take him all the way to the U.S. Congress.
Native America Calling: Culture, athleticism and stickball (January 2, 2023)Stickball is the older, rougher cousin of lacrosse, developed many centuries ago as both a game and a training exercise.
Mother Jones: Right-wing groups take ICWA to nation’s highest court (November 8, 2022)The Indian Child Welfare Act set out to fix generations of harm to Native kids. The U.S. Supreme Court could soon toss it aside.
Native Sun News Today: A brief history of the pow wow (October 4, 2022)The real history of pow wows is being made by people today, by just having pow wows.
Native America Calling: Protecting peyote (October 4, 2022)Native American Church practitioners are working to secure environmental protections for the plant that is losing habitat to development, land use policies, and climate change.
Apache Stronghold heads back to court to protect sacred Oak Flat (September 6, 2022)The fight to protect a sacred site from development is once again back in court as defenders of Oak Flat try to stop a huge copper mine on Apache territory.
Cronkite News: Indian boarding schools confront genocidal legacy (August 30, 2022)Few dispute that Indian boarding schools led to more than a century of abuse, systematically seizing Indigenous land, separating children from their families, destroying communities and working to erase tribal languages, religions, cultures and economies.
Cronkite News: Fight over copper mine at sacred Apache site continues (August 15, 2022)A long-running political, legal and environmental dispute over a copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona shows no signs of ending anytime soon.
Charges laid against Native woman reported as missing in Canada (August 8, 2022)Dawn Walker has been accused of faking her disappearance and that of her child in a case that attracted widespread attention in Canada.
Native America Calling: Pope Francis in Canada (July 21, 2022)Pope Francis is set to visit with First Nations leaders again, this time on their own homelands.
Biden administration backs Indian boarding school bill (June 27, 2022)The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Gaylord News: Tribes reclaim ancestral and sacred lands (May 24, 2022)“It’s really important that we go back and let people know that we are still thriving,” said Galen Cloud of the Muscogee National Council.
Tim Giago: I don’t want to hear ‘sorry’ from the Catholic Church (April 11, 2022)Christian churches destroyed the lives of more Lakota boys and girls than they will ever know.
Native America Calling: The papal apology (April 7, 2022)The apology from Pope Francis sought forgiveness for the role the Catholic Church played in atrocities at Native residential schools.
Native America Calling: The continuing Russian influence in Alaska (March 16, 2022)As Russia works to forcibly annex a neighboring country, it’s instructive to recount the nation’s checkered history among Alaska Natives.
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.
Navajo Nation leader welcomes anti-COVID convoy to reservation (February 25, 2022)The vice president of the Navajo Nation is aligning himself with the so-called “People’s Convoy,” a group of truckers that opposes COVID-19 safeguards.
People’s World: LandBack movement gathers momentum around the globe (January 27, 2022)As the political landscape changes, the LandBack movement gathers momentum as never before.
Tim Giago: ‘I will never forgive them for what they did to us’ (January 4, 2022)The unholy impact of Indian boarding schools left its mark to the detriment of thousands of Native children.
Native America Calling: The full picture of California’s missions (December 28, 2021)Slavery, abuse, disease and massacres cut the Native population to a fifth of what it was during the Indian mission period in California.
Cronkite News: Supreme Court takes up contentious abortion rights case (December 2, 2021)Protesters rallied outside the Supreme Court as the justices considered a strict Mississippi law that could lead to the reversal of longstanding abortion rights precedents.
Native America Calling: Huy: helping Indigenous prison inmates (November 8, 2021)A program in Washington State works to protect the legal rights of Native inmates in prison.
Native America Calling: Catholic reconciliation in Canada? (November 4, 2021)Pope Francis is scheduled to meet with an Indigenous delegation when he visits Canada in December.
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