tag: youth

indigenousfashionweek
Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto once again took the world by storm, only virtually this time around.
holyrosarymission
As often happens with boys from the Indian boarding schools, we shared a lot of memories, good and bad.
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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.
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The 18th Annual Memorial March to Honor Our Lost Children took place on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa.
rememberingthechildren
A resolution paves the way to address lands illegally taken from an Indian boarding school in South Dakota.
crowlanguageconsortium
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.
winonabegaye
Across the Navajo Nation, victims of COVD-19 include parents and grandparents, sole guardians and providers, mentors and teachers. Without them, some students have lost their way or, quite literally, fallen off the map.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approved four bills addressing tribal lands, broadband in tribal communities and a youth treatment center.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting to consider pending legislation.
The crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous women, children, and Two Spirits has had significant impacts on Indigenous communities.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is convening for the first time since the 2020 election and for the first time in nearly two months.
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Children have been stolen from Indigenous communities for generations.
Native American Basketball Invitational
After a one-year absence because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Native American Basketball Invitational will return in July 2021.
whosatrisk
Despite lacking jurisdiction over non-Indians, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are hoping the public will abide by coronavirus protection measures.
navajonationhogan
Traditional healers, who once played critical roles in governance and health care, are dwindling in number and influence, even as the deadly coronavirus impacts the Navajo Nation.
ncaiyouth
The National Congress of American Indians is accepting applications for the NCAI Youth Commission. Apply by November 8, 2020.
phoenixindianmedicalcenter
The Phoenix Indian Medical Center shut down inpatient obstetrics services without public notice or comment.
angelasimpsondayschool
In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of Indian day schools.
nativeamericacalling nac
What are the issues that are important to young Native voters?
Plans for a memorial which will honor the students of the Rapid City Indian Boarding School were unveiled during the annual Native American Day walk.
Goodbye Columbus
Native people finally celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an official holiday in Arizona – but it was a win with an asterisk.
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Welcome to #NAFOAFall2020 Conference Week (and other important policy updates for Indian Country).
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) introduced the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy Act, a bill that seeks healing for stolen Native children and their communities.
navajonationschool
Students at Bureau of Indian Education operated schools started classes without adequate technology, sometimes sharing a single computer among siblings, because the agency disbursed funding late and failed to purchase equipment in time.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs took testimony on bills addressing Indian health and tribal lands.
tawnyjodie
With the coronavirus disproportionately affecting tribal nations due to health disparities, poor infrastructure and chronic underfunding, young people in Indian Country have stepped up to help others, preserve their culture and start the healing process.
Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills address Indian health, diabetes, tribal broadband and tribal lands.
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The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Julian Bear Runner, was not impeached after being accused of inappropriate contact with an underage boy.
ndncollective
NDN Collective is giving away backpacks filled with supplies to Native American students and youth in the Rapid City, South Dakota, area.
uscapitol
It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
saveourchildren
The mother of a young Lakota man who accused President Julian Bear Runner of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of coercing him into sex filed a second complaint as citizens came together to support two spirits and youth on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
fallingrock
Dakota Middle Tent’s family was relieved when they saw him in the emergency room at Monument Health with only a few broken bones.
julianbearrunner
Despite an emotional plea from a young Lakota man, leaders of the Oglala Sioux Tribe failed to impeach President Julian Bear Runner on allegations of sexual misconduct.
byronmallott
In 2018, Jody Potts was the target of misconduct from then-Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. Two days later, he resigned, but the details of what happened have never been publicly told until now.
julianbearrunner
Julian Bear Runner has been accused of inappropriate contacts with a young citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.