NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 12, 2021)ICYMI: President Biden officially declared October 11 Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
Republican opposes Native nominee at Department of the Interior (October 1, 2021)A prominent Republican tried to derail the nomination of Bob Anderson to serve as the Solicitor at the Department of the Interior.
Our missing and murdered Indigenous relatives deserve attention and resources (September 30, 2021)The loss of an Indigenous woman’s life is all too familiar in our communities.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (September 30, 2021)Violence against Indigenous women is preventable and will end when Indian Nations have the full authority of self-government.
Gaylord News: Poet laureate Joy Harjo begins historic third term (September 28, 2021)Joy Harjo, the first Native woman to serve as the nation’s poet laureate, has begun her historic third term — an honor previously bestowed only once.
Gaylord News: Chickasaw citizen secures top legal post at Department of Agriculture (September 16, 2021)For the first time in history, an Indigenous woman is overseeing U.S. agriculture law – but Janie Simms Hipp is just the latest in a number of Native people nominated to top posts in the Biden administration.
Native America Calling: Rethinking Native pageant royalty (September 15, 2021)Summer pageants and fairs offer a chance for young Native women to represent their nations as royalty.
Native America Calling: Indigenous prenatal nutrition (August 30, 2021)Pregnant women need a healthy diet to minimize the risk of developmental problems with their babies. But many Indigenous people have limited access to fresh food and good nutritional guidance.
Native America Calling: A new round of Native stories on film (August 17, 2021)Native America Calling will hear from filmmakers and representatives from Vision Maker Media about the projects and the power of Native documentary film.
Native America Calling: Native women’s success in business (August 11, 2021)A report by American Express found Native women make up just 1.4 percent of all women-owned businesses.
Native America Calling bids farewell to longtime host (July 27, 2021)Native America Calling, one of the most widely-heard Native radio programs, is entering a new chapter in its storied history.
Cronkite News: New initiative addresses maternal mortality (July 14, 2021)In Arizona, Native American women are four times more likely to die during birth than white women – the highest rate across the state.
Google Doodle celebrates Mohawk activist Mary Two-Axe Earley (June 28, 2021)Mohawk activist Mary Two-Axe Earley, who fought for the equal treatment of Native women in Canada, is the Google Doodle for June 28, 2021.
Native America Calling: To our mothers (May 10, 2021)Native America Calling is honoring Native mothers and thanking them for all they do.
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.
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.
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