tag: urban indians

virginiahedrick
The coronavirus pandemic has led to rising rates of domestic violence, substance abuse, mental health problems and food insecurity among Native people in California.
christophercarrillo
From virtual consultations to mobile testing, COVID-19 has changed the way organizations provide HIV/AIDS services.
jordanmariedaniel
The sight can be jarring: As a runner’s graceful stride brings her closer, her face comes into focus.
ncaiwellnesswalk
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.
rapidcityjournal
We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
nativehealthcovid19vaccine
Native communities are strong and resilient. Together, we will get through this.
soosandrive
A road that was once associated with the Rapid City Indian Boarding School has been renamed.
ihscovid19vaccine
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.
charmainewhiteface
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?
mgizi
MIGIZI continues to keep Native youth engaged amid COVID-19 as the organization prepares for some big moves.
campmniluzahan
Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
eaglestaff
As they have for the past 17 years, Native men and women stood atop a windswept hill overlooking the Missouri River. They prayed for the Native children lost to the state welfare system.
urbannativecentersiouxcity
The 18th Annual Memorial March to Honor Our Lost Children took place on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa.
dine4biden
For Native voters, this election year has dealt us one disappointing data dilemma after another.
phoenixindianmedicalcenter
The Phoenix Indian Medical Center shut down inpatient obstetrics services without public notice or comment.
campmniluzahan
Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
oyatehealthcenter
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.
supremecourt
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.
indigenouspeoplesday
A sunrise ceremony in Nebraska’s capital city united Native people as they shared their common struggles and goals.
mariacantwell
“Indigenous people have faced and rose above insurmountable challenges,” said Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) as she highlighted the issues at stake with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
covid19
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.
elizabethcooklynn
Lawlessness on Indian lands, corruption of tribal councils and reclaiming of Indian identity. What’s new about that?
larissafasthorse
Larissa FastHorse, a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, has won a prestigious fellowship from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
hesapalandbackndncollective
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.
unitingresilience
“What has been happening is death to our people and violence to our people,” Oglala Sioux citizen Monique “Muffie” Mousseaux said.
rockthenativevote

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.