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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.
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Native America Calling will visit with Best Beginnings Alaska to learn more about their efforts to include Native people in children’s literature.
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According to Lakota oral tradition, the tasiyagnunpa speaks Lakota.
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Wrapping the year with a positive outlook for Indian Country.
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The crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives is not new.
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MIGIZI continues to keep Native youth engaged amid COVID-19 as the organization prepares for some big moves.
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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.
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Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto once again took the world by storm, only virtually this time around.
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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.
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A resolution paves the way to address lands illegally taken from an Indian boarding school in South Dakota.
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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.
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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.
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After a one-year absence because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Native American Basketball Invitational will return in July 2021.
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Despite lacking jurisdiction over non-Indians, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are hoping the public will abide by coronavirus protection measures.
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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.
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The National Congress of American Indians is accepting applications for the NCAI Youth Commission. Apply by November 8, 2020.
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The Phoenix Indian Medical Center shut down inpatient obstetrics services without public notice or comment.
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In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of Indian day schools.
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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.
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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).