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“We must lift the voices of surviving family members to fight for the justice that is overdue for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls,” Democratic party leaders said.
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Since 1990, Nancy Carlson and other non-Native residents in a small Nebraska community have hosted annual reunions for survivors of the Genoa Indian School.
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Every Lakota knows where we have been and now we are struggling to find out where we are going.
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When President Joe Biden delivers his first address to Congress, a young citizen of the Navajo Nation will be there as a special guest.
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Since time immemorial, we remain one Cherokee Nation. We celebrate each other and our traditions as Cherokees, wherever we are.
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The Navajo Nation welcomes First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden for a historic, two-day visit to the largest reservation in the United States.
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America has become a national disgrace when it comes to guns and that has to change.
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Native runners were once the dominant force in South Dakota distance running. That is no longer the case.
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More and more school districts across the country are reopening their doors to students as states start seeing improving COVID-19 infection numbers.
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#ShutDownDAPL Court Hearing (April 9, 2021)
Lakota youth came to the nation’s capital to tell the Biden administration to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline. Did anyone listen?
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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States will take testimony on the Save Oak Flat Act on April 13, 2021.
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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect communities worldwide with many communities being forced to utilize resources on a virtual level and think outside of the box when it comes to teaching.
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Native people join TikTok for different reasons. But they stay for the community, for the culture and to fulfill their sacred duty.
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The Cheyenne River Youth Project will break ground for its new art center in July 2021.
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Five years since the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline became a worldwide movement, and four years after tribes and their allies took to the streets of D.C. in protest, Lakota youth returned to the nation’s capital.
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Native America Calling will talk with Tik Tok creators about getting noticed on the popular video platform.
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Dorothy “Scootie” Kiyukan Ziegler, who passed away in January 2021, was passionate about Native youth, culture and horses.
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An increasing number of Natives, including Keyshawn Whitehorse and Cody Jesus from the Navajo Nation, are participating in bull riding and making an impact.
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Six Montana State University students are being recognized for their academic excellence, community service and leadership.
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NAFOA supports tribal leaders, Native professionals, and Native youth.
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Nine Indian Country bills affecting tribal nations and Alaska Natives are taking their first step forward in the U.S. Senate.
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Democrats are moving quickly to update the Violence Against Women Act with added protections for women in tribal communities.
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Sports are an important part of life for Native athletes and their parents. How is COVID-19 affecting them?
I am a survivor of the Holy Rosary Indian Mission Boarding School. I do not want to be honored.
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For the first time in three decades, the Winnebago Lady Indians have made it to the basketball playoffs in Nebraska.
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The 2021 American Indian Council Powwow at Montana State University will go online March 22-28, in adherence to COVID-19 restrictions.
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While Native traditions favor family bonds, a year cooped up in the house together can strain even the closest relationships.
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The Indian Health Service announced a hotline to accept reports of suspected child or sexual abuse following controversy involving a pediatrician who was convicted of crimes against young patients.
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“This is what this fight for Oak Flat is revealing,” said Wendsler Nosie Sr. of the Apache Stronghold. “Why can’t all Americans know they’ve met an angel at a holy place?”
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The NAFOA newsletter has something for everyone – from Native students to Tribal Leaders.
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To keep collaboration strong and safeguard our sovereignty, the Cherokee Nation pays close attention what’s happening in the Oklahoma Legislature.
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A book inspired by the movement at Standing Rock is educating young people around the world about Native rights.
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The National Institutes of Health says early intervention and speech therapy are key to helping children with speech and language disorders learn to communicate.
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About 8,000 students attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, whose founder had a motto: “Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”
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Native students are falling further and further behind due to COVID-19. How can we get them back on track?
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The sight can be jarring: As a runner’s graceful stride brings her closer, her face comes into focus.
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For Isabella Aiukli Cornell, prom was a way to bring attention to the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.