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Indian health providers continue to combat COVID-19 a year into pandemic (February 23, 2021)The coronavirus pandemic has led to rising rates of domestic violence, substance abuse, mental health problems and food insecurity among Native people in California.
Cronkite News: COVID-19 forces changes in HIV services (February 11, 2021)From virtual consultations to mobile testing, COVID-19 has changed the way organizations provide HIV/AIDS services.
Cronkite News: Young athletes raise awareness for missing and murdered (January 6, 2021)The sight can be jarring: As a runner’s graceful stride brings her closer, her face comes into focus.
Indian Country finally sees action on diabetes program (December 28, 2020)A program that has reduced diabetes in Indian Country has been extended for another three years, resulting in a lifetime in the age of COVID-19.
Tim Giago: Confronting racism against Native people in the media (December 28, 2020)We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
Indian Country Health Leaders: Protecting your community amid COVID-19 (December 28, 2020)Native communities are strong and resilient. Together, we will get through this.
Native Sun News Today: City changes name of ‘Soo’ road (December 22, 2020)A road that was once associated with the Rapid City Indian Boarding School has been renamed.
COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Indian Country as cases continue to rise (December 14, 2020)Indian Country is receiving a new COVID-19 vaccine but the vast majority of tribal citizens will have to wait before they can be protected from a disease that continues to ravage their communities.
Charmaine White Face: Health care remains our treaty right (December 9, 2020)Is this the same-ole same-ole by the federal government that the U. S. Constitution and the law doesn’t matter if it only affects American Indians?
Native Sun News Today: Native youth center looks to bright future (December 8, 2020)MIGIZI continues to keep Native youth engaged amid COVID-19 as the organization prepares for some big moves.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Confronting racism and homelessness among our people (December 7, 2020)Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
Photos: Memorial March to Honor Our Lost Children (November 27, 2020)The 18th Annual Memorial March to Honor Our Lost Children took place on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa.
Indigenously: The realities of the Native vote (November 23, 2020)For Native voters, this election year has dealt us one disappointing data dilemma after another.
Native volunteers set up tipi camp to help address homelessness (October 22, 2020)Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board continues to expand operations (October 20, 2020)The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board will be providing services at a temporary location while construction of the $100 million Oyate Health Center is underway.
Indian Country organizations fear undercount as 2020 Census comes to end (October 14, 2020)The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund, and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition condemn the Trump administration’s pursuit of an incomplete 2020 Census.
Urban community comes together for Indigenous Peoples Day (October 13, 2020)A sunrise ceremony in Nebraska’s capital city united Native people as they shared their common struggles and goals.
Cronkite News: Tribes denied access to public health data (October 8, 2020)The Tribal Health Data Improvement Act aims to remove barriers that Native Americans face in accessing public health data – something even more critical in the COVID-19 era.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: New book explores familiar tribal themes (October 8, 2020)Lawlessness on Indian lands, corruption of tribal councils and reclaiming of Indian identity. What’s new about that?
Lakota playwright Larissa FastHorse wins prestigious ‘genius grant’ (October 7, 2020)Larissa FastHorse, a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, has won a prestigious fellowship from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Tim Giago: Rapid City Mayor refers to Natives as “Those People” (October 5, 2020)Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is living in a house situated on Sioux lands and his house will continue to be located on Sioux lands until a just settlement is enacted.
Native Sun News Today: Activists seek ‘command center’ for tribal community (September 22, 2020)“What has been happening is death to our people and violence to our people,” Oglala Sioux citizen Monique “Muffie” Mousseaux said.
Native Sun News Today: Indian Country census woes mount (September 8, 2020)
After a federal directive to shorten the 2020 Census outreach period jarred the nation, Indian Country organizations redoubled efforts to make sure Native communities are counted amid COVID-19.
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