NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (March 1, 2021)NAFOA looks out for our community — help us grow by forwarding this newsletter!
Native America Calling: Maintaining harmony in the household (February 22, 2021)While Native traditions favor family bonds, a year cooped up in the house together can strain even the closest relationships.
Indian Health Service announces ‘SAFE-IHS’ hotline to report abuse (February 16, 2021)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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (February 8, 2021)The NAFOA newsletter has something for everyone – from Native students to Tribal Leaders.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to protect sovereignty (February 1, 2021)To keep collaboration strong and safeguard our sovereignty, the Cherokee Nation pays close attention what’s happening in the Oklahoma Legislature.
Native women win major award for ‘Water Protectors’ book (January 27, 2021)A book inspired by the movement at Standing Rock is educating young people around the world about Native rights.
Native America Calling: When to turn to speech therapy (January 25, 2021)The National Institutes of Health says early intervention and speech therapy are key to helping children with speech and language disorders learn to communicate.
Gaylord News: Indian boarding school era still lives on for many (January 18, 2021)About 8,000 students attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, whose founder had a motto: “Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”
Native America Calling: Learning loss during the pandemic (January 13, 2021)Native students are falling further and further behind due to COVID-19. How can we get them back on track?
Cronkite News: Young athletes raise awareness for missing and murdered (January 6, 2021)The sight can be jarring: As a runner’s graceful stride brings her closer, her face comes into focus.
Gaylord News: MMIW dress added to Smithsonian exhibit (January 4, 2021)For Isabella Aiukli Cornell, prom was a way to bring attention to the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Native America Calling: Book of the Month (December 29, 2020)Native America Calling will visit with Best Beginnings Alaska to learn more about their efforts to include Native people in children’s literature.
Ivan Star Comes Out: We are losing proficiency in our Lakota language (December 22, 2020)According to Lakota oral tradition, the tasiyagnunpa speaks Lakota.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (December 21, 2020)Wrapping the year with a positive outlook for Indian Country.
Native Sun News Today: Native youth center looks to bright future (December 8, 2020)MIGIZI continues to keep Native youth engaged amid COVID-19 as the organization prepares for some big moves.
Youth program on Pine Ridge Reservation suffers setback (December 7, 2020)The Grinch came early this year, ransacking a popular youth program on the Pine Ridge Reservation and leaving some in the tribal community wondering who could be so heartless.
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).
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