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Aaron Payment: Biden administration updates Indian education initiative (October 15, 2021)This past week was significant with the first presidential proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day but the news unfortunately eclipsed another major policy announcement from President Joe Biden.
Native America Calling: Honoring the work of Native journalists (September 14, 2021)The nation’s premier Native journalist’s organization is marking the best of their craft from the past year.
Native America Calling: “Exposure” art exhibit voices nuclear frustrations (September 10, 2021)Indigenous artists from North America and beyond document their relationships with nuclear testing and uranium contamination in a new exhibit.
Diné College awarded first-ever patent for new health device (July 13, 2021)“This could be a first-ever patent for a tribal college,” said the president of Diné College on the Navajo Nation.
Donations boost Native organizations amid COVID-19 recovery (June 16, 2021)Several prominent Native nonprofits and institutions have received a major boost from billionaire donor MacKenzie Scott.
Professor at Diné College wins prestigious fellowship (June 4, 2021)Rhiannon Sorrell, an Assistant Professor in the Diné College School of Arts, Humanities & English, has been selected as one of 15 fellows for the Rare Books School’s second cohort of the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Heritage.
‘A life changer’: Investing in broadband in Indian Country (June 4, 2021)“Expanding broadband to our communities is not just a game changer – it is a life changer to tribal communities like mine and all Tribal Nations across the country,” said Treasurer Shannon Holsey of the National Congress of American Indians.
Native America Calling: Native in the spotlight (May 19, 2021)Dr. Pearl Kiyawn Brower (Inupiat) is an education leader in Alaska. She’s the Native in the spotlight on Native America Calling.
First Lady Dr. Jill Biden heads to Navajo Nation (April 22, 2021)First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is visiting the Navajo Nation, her third trip to the largest reservation in the United States.
Gaylord News: Indian Country included in American Jobs Plan (April 20, 2021)Indian Country infrastructure needs, for everything from water to housing to broadband, are a high priority of the Biden administration’s $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan.
President Biden submits first budget request in age of COVID-19 (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
Native women land key leadership and policy roles in Biden administration (February 5, 2021)A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
Native Sun News Today: Tribal history preserved at Buffalo Jump (December 10, 2020)“The Vore Buffalo Jump is a part of our history which should be told and shared with the world,” said Dr. Richard Littlebear, president of the Chief Dull Knife Memorial College.
Montana Free Press: Technology helps keep Crow language alive (November 23, 2020)With fewer and fewer fluent speakers of the Crow language, advocates for revitalizing it hope a free online dictionary can aid people already working to bolster their skills and make learning the language more accessible.
Applications open for Tribal Scholars Program (November 12, 2020)The USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program was established in 2008 in partnership between USDA and 1994 institutions, tribally controlled colleges and universities with land-grant status.
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe loses a great leader (November 10, 2020)Winfield Russell, also known as One Bird, served the Northern Cheyenne people in many different capacities throughout his life.
Institute of American Indian Arts: The Business of Performance Art (September 15, 2020)
Please join Roman Orona (Yaqui/Apache) for a webinar on ‘The Business of Performance Art.’
Navajo Nation debuts travel plaza at gaming facility (September 15, 2020)The 9,000 square-foot Navajo Blue Travel Plaza is located along a busy interstate in Arizona.
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