Tim Giago: Singing the old Holy Rosary Mission fight song (November 30, 2020)As often happens with boys from the Indian boarding schools, we shared a lot of memories, good and bad.
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.
Native Sun News Today: Boarding school resolution finally passes (November 24, 2020)A resolution paves the way to address lands illegally taken from an Indian boarding school in South Dakota.
Montana Free Press: Technology helps keep Crow language alive (November 23, 2020)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.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation copes with widespread impacts of COVID-19 (November 23, 2020)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.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds post-election business meeting (November 18, 2020)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.
Crushing Colonialism: Colonizer theft of Indigenous children (November 17, 2020)Children have been stolen from Indigenous communities for generations.
Cronkite News: Native basketball tournament readies post-COVID return (November 16, 2020)After a one-year absence because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Native American Basketball Invitational will return in July 2021.
Kaiser Health News: Tribes confront rise in COVID-19 cases (November 12, 2020)Despite lacking jurisdiction over non-Indians, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are hoping the public will abide by coronavirus protection measures.
Cronkite News: COVID-19 puts focus on healing and medicine on Navajo Nation (November 11, 2020)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.
National Congress of American Indians seeks candidates for youth commission (November 6, 2020)The National Congress of American Indians is accepting applications for the NCAI Youth Commission. Apply by November 8, 2020.
The Conversation: Indian day school survivors are seeking truth and justice (October 28, 2020)In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of Indian day schools.
Native America Calling: Growing the youth vote (October 22, 2020)What are the issues that are important to young Native voters?
Native Sun News Today: Memorial honors lives lost at Indian boarding school (October 20, 2020)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.
Cronkite News: Push continues for national indigenous holiday (October 14, 2020)Native people finally celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an official holiday in Arizona – but it was a win with an asterisk.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 5, 2020)Welcome to #NAFOAFall2020 Conference Week (and other important policy updates for Indian Country).
Lessons Lost: Indian Country students still waiting on internet (September 29, 2020)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.
Cronkite News: Native youth become leaders of tomorrow amid COVID-19 (September 23, 2020)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.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs legislative hearing (September 21, 2020)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills address Indian health, diabetes, tribal broadband and tribal lands.
Native Sun News Today: President of Oglala Sioux Tribe escapes impeachment (September 21, 2020)The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Julian Bear Runner, was not impeached after being accused of inappropriate contact with an underage boy.
NDN Collective backpack giveaway for Native youth (September 21, 2020)NDN Collective is giving away backpacks filled with supplies to Native American students and youth in the Rapid City, South Dakota, area.
Indian bills on House schedule for week of September 21, 2020 (September 20, 2020)It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.
Native Sun News Today: Native youth survives fall at hiking area (September 16, 2020)Dakota Middle Tent’s family was relieved when they saw him in the emergency room at Monument Health with only a few broken bones.
‘You guys failed to protect me’: Oglala Sioux Tribe falls short on impeachment vote (September 15, 2020)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.
Anchorage Daily News: Native woman comes forward about misconduct (September 14, 2020)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.
Leader of Oglala Sioux Tribe under scrutiny amid sexual misconduct allegations (September 11, 2020)Julian Bear Runner has been accused of inappropriate contacts with a young citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
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