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House subcommittee takes testimony on Indian health bills (July 20, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.
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.
Cronkite News: COVID-19 brings traditional practices online (July 12, 2021)Incorporating Indigenous practices like talking circles into health care treatment isn’t new but has grown in significance during COVID-19.
Underscore.news: MMIW remains a crisis in Oregon (May 5, 2021)The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Our people continue to be killed by police (April 28, 2021)Killing another human is what police officers can do with an almost complete immunity from prosecution.
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.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs examines COVID-19 response (April 14, 2021)• On Clubhouse: Indianz.Com Listening Room [Audio Only] One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how are Native communities doing after suffering the highest infection, hospitalization and death rates in the U.S? That question will be discussed at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Wednesday afternoon. The title is “Examining the COVID-19 […]
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.
Indian Health Service ‘ahead of schedule’ with COVID-19 vaccination rollout (February 26, 2021)The Indian Health Service has distributed nearly 1.22 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to tribes and their communities, outpacing many states with its outreach.
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.
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