From a traditional hogan in a remote area on the Utah-Arizona line, Cynthia Wilson spent much of her spring sourcing drought-resistant seeds, packing them in small manila envelopes and labeling them to ship to families across the Four Corners.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 32,955 COVID-19 cases as of August 2, 2020.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian will host a virtual event November 11, 2020, to mark the completion of the National Native American Veterans Memorial.
The Red Lake Nation has established a COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Relief Program to help citizens during the pandemic.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer presented a comprehensive proposal to use portions of the Navajo Nation’s CARES Act funds for student relief and to assist schools.
‘I strongly believe that the health and well-being of all of our Navajo people is always the top priority,’ says President Jonathan Nez.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 9,139 as of August 3, 2020. More than 6,700 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
Rapidly transitioning from an in-person program to one entirely online was a challenge, but public health students with Diné College’s Summer Research Enhancement Program completed their work, focusing on the impacts of COVID-19 in their community.
The U.S. Supreme Court's historic #HonorTheTreaties ruling is having immediate impacts in Indian Country, with the Oneida Nation benefiting from the changing legal landscape.
How has #COVID19 changed our lives in Indian Country?
At Cherokee Nation, we are putting the federal CARES Act dollars to work for our citizens and our communities.
President Donald Trump is rolling back a landmark environmental law that tribes and tribal citizens have used to protect their homelands from unwanted development.
When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived on the Navajo Nation, Zoel Zohnnie saw families and elders sheltering in place – and no one helping them to haul water they desperately needed.
A bill to settle the water rights of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and restore land to their control is inching forward in the 116th Congress.
It is only with just laws, and the memory of tribal good sense in times of danger that we can look to a future with hope.
While Indigenous and other people of color traditionally lack the power to enact racism toward other marginalized groups, we can and do exercise clear racial prejudice against Black people.
Principal Chief David Hill of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation issued a statement regarding an August 3, 2020, press conference by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter.
Attorney General Mike Hunter plans to file a brief with the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals that seeking guidance on cases affected by the U.S. Supreme Court’s McGirt ruling.
The Northern Arapaho Business Council regrets to announce the passing of another one of our tribal Members due to COVID-19.
Helping tribes stay informed and make the most of opportunities.
On August 4, 2020, at 2:00 PM EDT, the Federal Reserve will provide an overview of the Main Street Lending Program’s applicability for Tribal Businesses.
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The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 32,525 COVID-19 cases as of August 1, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 9,103 as of August 2, 2020. More than 6,700 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 32,406 COVID-19 cases as of July 31, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 9,068 as of August 1, 2020. Nearly 6,700 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 32,126 COVID-19 cases as of July 30, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 9,055 as of July 31, 2020. More than 6,600 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
‘It is unacceptable that the coronavirus relief package put forward by Senate Republicans sidelines the needs of Tribal governments and Native communities,’ two leading Democrats said.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 31,782 COVID-19 cases as of July 29, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 9,019 of July 30, 2020. More than 6,600 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
A Bay Mills Resort & Casino hotel employee tested positive for COVID-19.
For all of us, this victory was hard fought. It was not just the result of our own resilience, but the day also belonged to those who came before us.
COVID-19 relief funds were a lifeline for many tribal communities, and have provided tribal governments with tools to keep their communities safe.
"The court's ruling is a victory for people who are bearing the brunt of federal and tribal oil and gas development," says Lisa DeVille of Fort Berthold Protectors of Water and Earth Rights.
The Black Prairie Bison Company will provide premium, fresh bison cuts and jerky products nationwide, drawing on the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes' deep cultural connection to bison.
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development has developed a comprehensive guide and accompanying website for tribes and tribal entities that need to purchase personal protective equipment during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Keith Harper, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and former U.S. Ambassador, offer his take on efforts to address the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 31,431 COVID-19 cases as of July 28, 2020.
Please join Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer for a COVID-19 virtual town hall on July 30, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,968 as of July 29, 2020. More than 6,600 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
The Trump administration has rescinded yet another pro-tribal legal opinion, forcing the Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation to go to court to protect its trust and treaty rights.
Beadwork requires concentration, great attention to detail, and some occasional ripping and tearing to fix mistakes.
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief David Hill announced an Executive Order establishing the Mvskoke Reservation Protection Commission.
Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will press Trump administration witnesses on the Bureau of Indian Education response to the COVID-19 pandemic in tribal schools.
Chief Gary Batton of the Choctaw Nation said ‘there is no reason to rush’ legislation to address the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 30,987 COVID-19 cases as of July 27, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,927 as of July 28, 2020. More than 6,500 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
From contracting COVID-19 to being cut out of talks with tribes, Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) has endured a rough month in Oklahoma.
"The indigenous experience with COVID-19 affirms that colonization continues to function according to its design," says William Smith of the National Indian Health Board.
A plan needs to be formulated so that the Sioux Nation can act in unison to discuss the future of the Black Hills settlement.
The United Daughters of the Confederacy removed two monuments from state property in Arizona amid growing opposition to offensive memorials and statues.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is presenting a $652 million CARES Act funding proposal to the 24th Navajo Nation Council.
Citing the continued rise in tribal and local community COVID-19 cases, the Menominee Indian Tribe is temporarily closing its tribal government offices and facilities for a 2 week period, starting Tuesday, July 28 until Tuesday, August 11, 2020.
On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 2:30 PM EDT, immediately following a business meeting, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing titled “Preparing to Head Back to Class: Addressing How to Safely Reopen Bureau of Indian Education Schools.”
On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 2:30pm Eastern, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a business meeting to consider a dozen bills.
On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 10am Eastern, the House Committee on Natural Resources is scheduled to hold a markup on more than a dozen bills.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 30,419 COVID-19 cases as of July 26, 2020.
Rules and procedures that allow local Navajo Nation chapter government officials to hold remote chapter meetings and to conduct official business during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic were extended by the 24th Navajo Nation Council.
Please join Navajo nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer for a COVID-19 virtual town hall on July 28, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,912 as of July 27, 2020. More than 6,500 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
A continuing budget resolution was approved by the 24th Navajo Nation Council at its 2020 Summer Session that authorizes operational funding for the Navajo Nation government through March 30, 2021.
Bill Dulaney's role in forming the Native American Journalists Association is here for all to read.
Without a doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic has put strains on Cherokee families, the economy in northeast Oklahoma and our local public schools.
StrongHearts Native Helpline unravels some of the myths surrounding domestic violence and sheds light into the darkness of intimate partner violence.
Tuŋkášila Šákpe is the Lakota name for The Six Grandfathers. It's known as Mount Rushmore to the people who stole it from the Sioux Nation.
An attorney who pushed for oil and gas drilling on sacred Blackfeet Nation territory has been overseeing America's public lands for the Trump administration.
The 'norms' sustaining our political system have never favored American Indians because they have been based to a large degree on racial exclusion.
Beyond determining representation, accurate population data helps ensure federal funding is properly allocated and disbursed to states to support public services like infrastructure, law enforcement, education, health care and numerous other federal programs.
The Cheyenne River Youth Project is back up and running after all staff members tested negative for COVID-19.
Native American youth from urban and rural communities across the nation gathered for United National Indian Tribal Youth’s (UNITY) first-ever virtual national conference.
Supporting our partners and community while (still) social distancing.
As of July 26, 2020, the Pueblo of Laguna has confirmed a total of 29 positive COVID-19 cases within the Pueblo boundaries.
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The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 29,855 COVID-19 cases as of July 25, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,891 as of July 26, 2020. More than 6,500 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
Citizens of the Five "Civilized" Tribes have been on a roller coaster ride this week.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 29,697 COVID-19 positive cases as of July 24, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,837 as of July 25, 2020. More than 6,500 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,768 as of July 24, 2020. More than 6,500 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 29,420 COVID-19 positive cases as of July 23, 2020.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 28,987 COVID-19 cases as of July 22, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,734 as of July 23, 2020. Nearly 6,500 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
The nation's largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is vowing to oppose legislation aimed at undermining a landmark U.S. Supreme Court victory.
First Lady Melania Trump provides opening remarks at a briefing of the Presidential Task Force on Protecting Native American Children in the Indian Health Service System.
First Lady of the United States Melania Trump hears from the Presidential Task Force on Protecting Native American Children in the Indian Health Service System.
Realizing the full potential of Rapid City's trade area requires involvement of Native Americans and the maximization of their purchasing power.
There are many Indian Health Service horror stories and a great deal of frustration with this chronically under-funded agency.
The Indian Health Service has suspended most COVID-19 testing on the Crow Reservation in Montana.
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will distribute payments to those affected by the COVID-10 pandemic.
Kewa Pueblo is seeing progress in the fight against COVID-19, according to data shared by the New Mexico tribe’s health corporation.
The Indian Health Service and The University of New Mexico School of Medicine have partnered to create a family medicine residency program at the Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico.
The Yurok Tribal Council recently approved a $2.1 million project that will significantly boost Yurok Connect’s data transmission speeds and expand its coverage to many family homes that have never had access to the internet.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 28,638 COVID-19 cases as of July 21, 2020.
Diné College, the first tribally-controlled institution of higher learning in the U.S., recently enacted a 50 percent tuition discount for students — new, returning, continuing, and transferring — who enroll for the Fall 2020 semester.
The Healing Indigenous Lives Initiative is hosting four virtual sessions to support and enhance Native youth engagement, coordination, and action related to public safety issues, with a focus on juvenile justice and delinquency prevention in Indian country.
Since late last month, United National Indian Youth, Inc. (UNITY) has connected with Native American and Alaska Native youth in a way no one imagined.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,684 as of July 22, 2020. More than 6,400 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
Harlan McKosato, once known as the Voice of Indian Country, interviewed everyone from Wilma Mankiller to Bill Clinton.
Lawmakers are taking testimony on bills affecting tribal jurisdiction, Native veterans, urban Indians and Native health care.
Tribal leaders continuedto urge residents of the Navajo Nation to take precautions to keep the number of COVID-19 cases trending downward.
Based on the recommendations of health care experts and data showing increases in COVID-19 cases in states and nearby cities, the Navajo Nation’s state of emergency and closure of government offices and entities has been extended.
The Wind River Inter-Tribal Council has decided to keep its existing stay-at-home order temporarily in place due to coronavirus concerns and rising case counts in Wyoming.
Robyn Sunday-Allen, National Council of Urban Indian Health Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic, will testify before the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 27,907 COVID-19 cases as of July 20, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,639 as of July 21, 2020. More than 6,400 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
After being cut out of the loop by tribes and a rival Republican, Governor Kevin Stitt is trying to find relevance in Oklahoma.
Tribal nations succeeded in barring the release of COVID-19 relief money to Alaska Native Corporations for a second time while they pursue an appeal in the case.
Choke holds are extremely dangerous as they cut off blood-and thereby air-to the brain which can result in cardiac arrest, strokes and seizures.
Answering the call to action, StrongHearts Native Helpline has become a trusted resource for Native Americans impacted by domestic violence.
Things were bad enough after three years of Donald Trump and many of us thought it couldn’t get worse.
The National Tribal Broadband Summit is going virtual this year due to COVID-19.
The National American Indian Court Judges Association is taking its annual National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel Conference to a virtual platform on October 20-23, 2020.
The Winnebago Tribe reported another COVID-19 positive case after going two weeks without new cases.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 27,233 COVID-19 cases as of July 19, 2020.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,617 as of July 20, 2020. Nearly 6,400 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
"Now is the time to exercise our sovereignty, not voluntarily surrender it," Chief David Hill of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation says of the treaty rights victory.
Take a close look at an advertisement that ran in a Minnesota newspaper. Bounties were offered for "red-skins" in the amount of $200.
"The Special Diabetes Program for Indians is critical in our fight against diabetes and viruses such as COVID-19," Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of tribal treaty rights in one of the most consequential Indian law decisions in recent history.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is hearing from experts on how the #COVID19 pandemic has impacted Native American communities.
The Trump administration is testifying about #COVID19 initiatives, including the Paycheck Protection Program.
Tribal recipients of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund must submit an interim report to the Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General no later than July 17, 2020.
Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued a statement on the expansion of the Main Street Lending Program to provide greater access to credit for nonprofit organizations.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus testing data, showing 26,027 COVID-19 cases as of July 15, 2020.
On Friday, July 17, National Council of Urban Indian Health Executive Director Francys Crevier will testify before of the United States Commission on Civil Rights regarding COVID-19 and its impact on American Indians/Alaska Natives.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,486 as of July 16, 2020. More than 6,200 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
The wealthy owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline aren't shutting down quietly following a landmark tribal victory.
More than 30 percent of homes on the Navajo Nation lack adequate access to running water.
For Indigenous peoples of the Americas, the U.S.-Mexico border is increasingly a symbol and tool of genocide.
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts a remote oversight hearing titled 'Native Youth Perspectives on Mental Health and Healing.'
Two-term U.S. Poet Laureate and IAIA Alumna Joy Harjo (Mvskoke Nation) ’68 has been selected to give the Institute of American Indian Arts’ 2020 commencement address at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 22, 2020.
Effective July 15, 2020, the Federal Reserve granted a waiver for tribal government businesses from the dividend prohibition of the Main Street Lending Program.
To date, the Pueblo of Laguna Emergency Operations Center has confirmed a total of 27 positive COVID-19 cases within the Pueblo boundaries.
The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus testing data, showing 25,591 COVID-19 cases as of July 14, 2020.
Please join Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer for another COVID-19 virtual town hall.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,370 as of July 15, 2020. More than 6,100 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.
Indigenous communities continue to be disproportionately affected by the pandemic due to pre-existing health vulnerabilities, historical disenfranchisement, and insufficient government support for programs despite treaty obligations.
Julian Bear Runner, president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, has been suspended for 30 days and put on a 14-day quarantine for actions taken during the COVID-19 crisis.
Of 371 treaties made by Indigenous nations with the U.S., all have been broken by the American government.
'To the Congress of the United States: The first Americans - the Indians - are the most deprived and most isolated minority group in our nation,' read President Nixon's July 1970 message.
Tributes are pouring in from Indian Country following the passing of Nakotah LaRance, a champion hoop dancer whose performances and bright attitude brought joy to audiences throughout the world.
A non-Indian attorney has lost his case against Indianz.Com and other news organizations.
Washington’s NFL team on Monday officially dropped its name, a derogatory term for Native Americans that the team has held since 1933.
Is the Washington professional football team name racist? Yes. It’s racist!
Most Lakota with any common sense know that there will never be a deal struck to return all of the Black Hills to the Indian people.
With technology, we are able to meet our friends and colleagues, conduct essential business and take a collective stand on issues impacting our governments.
Tribal leaders and constituents across Lakota Territory and elsewhere welcomed a hard-won court order to shut off the oil flow in the Dakota Access Pipeline.
"A lot of Native American people do not want to be looked at as a sidekick, a caricature or a stereotype," says Apache artist and activist Douglas Miles.
The truth is, America is no longer a new country, as it has often said to be. It is an old country inhabited by people who have wanted to create a new history.
An energy company has been transporting oil across the Fort Berthold Reservation without consent of landowners for more than seven years.
Tribal communities continue to struggle with the most basic needs. The pandemic is only exposing the inequities.
As Indian law cases go, the dispute in this one is easy to understand: whether the land once granted to the Creek Nation as a reservation retains that status.
The Trump administration suffered yet another rebuke of its Indian Country policy with a narrow but clear victory in a closely-watched tribal sovereignty case.
Alaska Native corporations will continue to wait for more than a half-billion dollars in COVID-19 relief as tribal nations press the U.S. to fulfill its trust and treaty responsibilities.
The #Coronavirus pandemic has swept across the planet and has left none of us untouched.
StrongHearts Native Helpline, the domestic violence and dating violence helpline for Native Americans, has launched a new chat advocacy feature.
As Native American youth, we are powerful. We are resilient, we are unbroken, and we will be silenced no more.
The #COVID19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the inequity of the digital divide between rural Indigenous communities and the rest of America.
The Dakota Access Pipeline must be shut down and emptied by August 5, 2020, following a federal judge's landmark decision.
The Blackfeet Nation is seeking co-management authority for the sacred Badger-Two Medicine Area in Montana.
In the Declaration of Independence, Indigenous people are referred to as 'merciless Indian savages.'
A citizen of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is pursuing a $147 million claim against her own tribe over a business deal gone bad, Buffalo's Fire reports.
Tribes fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline won a major victory as a judge ordered oil to stop flowing through treaty territory. But the battle is far from over.
Donald Trump's visit to Mount Rushmore provoked a rally of some 400 Native Americans and allies, who seized the opportunity to remind him he was trespassing on treaty territory.
This is somewhat of an update on what’s going on in Cheyenne and Crow country regarding the dreaded coronavirus.
Stealing Indian land was often made legal with a mere presidential signature.
The impacts of the Indian boarding and day school era extend beyond the emotional, physical and sexual abuse suffered by students. The financial toll, it turns out, was heavy as well.
Nearly 200 protestors clashed with law enforcement as they stood in defense of Sioux Nation homelands stolen by the U.S. government.
A visitor to an Indian Health Service hospital found something upsetting on the wall: a poster with a racist term used by Donald Trump.
A federal judge has finally invalidated permits for Dakota Access Pipeline following four years of complaints from Indian Country.
It has been six years since the Dakota Access Pipeline began slithering a path through our treaty territory.
Republicans Kristi Noem and Donald Trump were treading on the sacred ground of the Lakota; plain and simple.
COVID-19 remains a threat, and local community organizations are on the front lines.
This is my grandmother's sewing machine. I thought it was lost forever.
If true justice and equality are ever to be achieved in the United States, the country must first take seriously what it owes Indigenous Peoples.
Even in divided government, Americans deserve and expect their elected officials to work together to produce police reform legislation that upholds the constitutional rights and inherent dignity of every individual.
A federal judge has cleared the way for Alaska Native corporations to receive shares of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund that was designated for tribal governments.
"We developed our collective in hopes of providing a system of support for one another," says Harrenson Gorman, a co-founder of the Desert Indigenous Collective.
We stand as Inuit who are outraged, who are hurt by the use of the word 'Eskimos.' And we too hope for a better tomorrow.
Diego De Vargas is revered as a leader among the Spanish settlers in New Mexico but reviled by others who accuse him of brutal treatment after the Pueblo Revolt of 1680.
Donald Trump and Kristi Noem are using the Black Hills and Mount Rushmore to publicize their political ambitions.
A bitter dispute over $8 billion in COVID-19 relief for Indian Country continues to simmer on Capitol Hill, with some lawmakers blaming tribes for the Trump administration's mismanagement of the much-needed funds.
The Trump administration is threatening to take away law enforcement from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Trump administration's COVID-19 response efforts in Indian Country are back in the spotlight again on Capitol Hill.
Bruce Long Fox, a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, will be joining the South Dakota Hall of Fame.
The number of new COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation is on a downward trend, but tribal leaders said that does not mean they are ready to ease up on health restrictions.
The Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes have filed the latest lawsuit against the federal government opposing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Nothing stands as a greater reminder to the Great Sioux Nation of a country that cannot keep a promise or treaty than the faces carved into our sacred land.
Treaty law, which is the highest law of the land, according to the U.S. Constitution, provides that the Black Hills belong to the Sioux Nation.
Blackfeet Nation leaders, citing the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, have decided to keep the eastern entrances to Glacier National Park closed for the rest of the tourism season.
Just days after President Trump praised border wall efforts, a federal court reaffirmed that the administration’s method of funding that construction was "unlawful."
A federal judge has handed the Trump administration a much-needed victory for its coronavirus response efforts, ruling that Alaska Native corporations are entitled to shares of an $8 billion COVID-19 relief fund.
If Native Americans are going to seriously discuss racism I think we should be taking a close look at ourselves.
As Native Americans, we understand discrimination and racism. We live with it.
With government leaders at all levels making life-and-death decisions about how to respond to COVID-19, this election will be one of the most important we have seen.
Indian tribes have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and expansion of Medicaid will help pay for costs associated with care.
"The climate crisis is not paused while we battle #Covid-19; we must support and learn from those at the front line of the struggle for climate justice," Esperanza Project founder says ahead of online premiere.
"This sort of red face racism has no place in our politics," says journalist Julian Brave Noisecat.
Wouldn’t it be great if all of the Native and Non-Native schools in South Dakota celebrate together?
To know what happened to the indigenous past in America has become more vital than it has ever been.
Tribal citizens continue to feel disproportionate effects of the coronavirus in New Mexico, more than three months into a pandemic that continues to spread throughout Indian Country.
It took over 80 days for the Trump administration to deliver the full COVID-19 relief promised to tribal governments.
They are few and far between, but Maheo’o often sends people of special ability, talent and heart when the people most need them.
A controversial statue of Juan de Oñate, a Spanish conquistador reviled for brutality against Pueblo people, has come down in New Mexico.
Planning is taking place for the next He Sapa Wacipi Na Oskate in 2021.
As President Trump was hailing the pace of border wall construction, Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. was bemoaning it as a project that continues to destroy sacred sites.
Tribal nations are suing the Trump administration over a clean water rule that critics said would lead to pollution and degradation.
A popular author is facing renewed accusations of cultural appropriation after repeatedly using tribal stories and traditions without consent.
As Indian Country continues to wait for a decision in a closely-watched sovereignty case, the nation's highest court is turning away long-running challenges to tribal treaty and land rights.
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A number of federal and state proposals could potentially affect issues important to Native constituents. At least three bills in Congress aim to address the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women. They mainly hope to encourage law enforcement communication and cooperation across jurisdictions and fix the lack of accurate data that could help fight the epidemic. Another federal proposal aims to remove the pervasive barriers to broadband access in rural tribal areas. Also, states continue to seek “riot boosting” laws that enact severe penalties for people protesting projects like oil pipelines. We’ll get updates on proposed laws with a round-up of legislative actions.
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