tag: shawnee

Margo Gray
All eyes are on Capitol Hill as tribal leaders — and the rest of the nation — await the arrival of a highly-anticipated defense spending bill.
Cherokee Nation Park
The Cherokee people have always been deeply connected to the land.
Kaw Nation - Sacred Red Rock
“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.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.5444
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on H.R.5444, the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.5444
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on H.R.5444, the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
A bill to address the harmful legacy of Indian boarding schools is getting its first hearing amid renewed attention to the painful era.
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Amid a high-stakes political battle, the nation’s highest court is gearing up for some major decisions that will affect Indian Country for generations to come.
Ben Barnes
Groups claiming to be tribal sovereigns has reached a new level of concern for the Shawnee Tribe.
Sequoyah
Nineteen states now observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day, following the early lead of South Dakota’s Native American Day. Tribes are joining in too.
Chickasaw Nation
Formal guidance from the Indian Health Service on how and when to give COVID-19 vaccine booster shots still are in the works, but some tribes aren’t waiting.
Shawnee Language Program
The Shawnee language is in danger of becoming extinct, but COVID-19 and a switch to remote education open the door for revival.
Native America Calling NAC
Join Native America Calling for its monthly recap of the top news in Indian Country, including the announcement of the Indian boarding school investigation.
cheyennearapaho
The American Rescue Plan, which allocates $31 billion to Indian Country, set aside $20 million to help tribes preserve their languages.
chuckhoskin
The American Rescue Plan Act includes a record $31.2 billion in funds for Native communities across the United States.
With one of the debacles of the Donald Trump era still raging in the courts, Indian Country will be paying close attention as the Department of the Treasury gains new leadership.
Love of the great outdoors is deeply engrained in Cherokee culture.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Shawnee Tribe v. Steven Mnuchin, a dispute over COVID-19 relief funds.