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Rodney Bordeaux: Indian Country can’t afford to wait for Medicaid (August 3, 2021)Medicaid is a lifeline for Indian Country, plain and simple.
Photos: Lakota children spend final morning away from homelands (July 19, 2021)The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
Bill introduced in Senate to reauthorize key Indian housing law (July 13, 2021)Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced legislation with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and other members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, to reform and reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
Tim Giago: The day Native people lost our independence (July 6, 2021)There were no Native people seated at the table on July 4, 1776.
Museum returns shirt worn by Lakota leader Hollow Horn Bear (July 1, 2021)The Weltkulturen Museum in Germany will hold a press conference on July 8 to discuss the return of a shirt worn by Lakota leader Hollow Horn Bear.
Native America Calling: May in the news (May 28, 2021)As May comes to a close, Native America Calling will take a look at some of the big headlines of the month.
Lakota player lands spot on professional football team (May 18, 2021)The unlikely journey for Teton Saltes, the New York Jets’ latest recruit, started as an afterthought.
Tim Giago: Mass shootings are almost becoming a daily affair (April 22, 2021)America has become a national disgrace when it comes to guns and that has to change.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Coming together in our tribalness (April 14, 2021)Native people have been embracing ways of thinking, feeding and housing our own since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Native Sun News Today: Native women seek federal judgeship (April 12, 2021)Two Native lawyers with impressive resumes are seeking an appointment to the federal bench.
Tim Giago: Voter suppression on the Pine Ridge Reservation (April 12, 2021)It is against the culture and the traditions of the Oglala Sioux Tribe to deny its own citizens equal protection under the law.
Cheyenne River Youth Project set to build new art center (April 5, 2021)The Cheyenne River Youth Project will break ground for its new art center in July 2021.
Horse ride honors life of Native educator Dorothy Kiyukan (March 31, 2021)Dorothy “Scootie” Kiyukan Ziegler, who passed away in January 2021, was passionate about Native youth, culture and horses.
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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