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Native America Calling: Tribal museums make a difference
Tribal museums are on the forefront of representing Native culture and information accurately and effectively.
The Conversation: Thanksgiving stories ignore history of colonization on Native lands
Too often, K-12 social studies classes in the U.S. teach a mostly glossed-over story of U.S. settlement.
San Manuel Band donates $1 million to non-profits on Giving Tuesday
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced $1 million in donations to 10 non-profit organizations across the nation.
Cronkite News: Native youth come together for annual White House Forum
The third annual White House Tribal Youth Forum brought more than 100 Native and indigenous youth together to share information on the issues affecting their communities.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week
Submit your nominations for NAFOA’s 16th Annual Leadership Awards.
Native America Calling: Colonization and the Wampanoag Story by Linda Coombs
The full picture of how the earliest colonists interacted with Native people is clouded by the myths constructed by those writing history.
VIDEO: Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland addresses National Congress of American Indians
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on November 13, 2023.
Native America Calling: Building competition robots also builds STEM skills
Teams of Native junior and high school students are competing to build the best robots.
Native America Calling: The fight for pre-K education programs
As Head Start approaches its 60th year, federal funding for the pre-kindergarten program remains well short of the need in Indian Country and beyond.
Native America Calling: When to know it’s time to re-brand
After reaching out to Cherokee leaders and citizens, the museum on the home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians re-launched with a new name and purpose.
Institute of American Indian Arts hosts holiday art market
The Institute of American Indian Arts is getting ready for its 2023 holiday art market in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
MSU News: Event celebrates Native American Heritage Month
Montana State University will host an Indigenous storytelling event focused on the role horse painting has historically played for tribes.
Native America Calling: The Louisiana Purchase and its legacy on Native peoples
The Louisiana Purchase ushered in Manifest Destiny, the Indian Removal Act and other actions that favored European settlement at the expense of Native peoples.
Native America Calling: Defending against the war on books by Native authors
Teachers, librarians, authors, and literary advocates are struggling to keep books about Native issues in public classrooms and libraries.
Native America Calling: Fixing the shortage of medical professionals
Native physicians and public health advocates are looking at ways to recruit more medical professionals and train them on culturally-grounded methods to help improve Native patient outcomes.
Department of Education awards more than $10 million in Native education grants
The Department of Education has awarded more than $10 million in grants to support Native languages, Native teachers and Native students.
The Conversation: Mohawk Mothers keep fighting to protect lost children
Debates over what “mapping” means show how Indigenous communities still have to advocate for and defend their cartographic methods in order to uphold their connections to the land.
Montana Free Press: ICT debuts Native news bureau in Montana
The nonprofit ICT opened a news bureau in Montana in 2023 to focus on Native issues.
Native America Calling: The making of “The American Buffalo”
A new PBS documentary called “The American Buffalo” chronicles the history of the buffalo – from its sacred connection to tribes to its almost complete demise.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation renews commitment to language revitalization
Language has always been essential to our culture as Cherokee people, as it serves as the unbroken chain connecting us to our ancestors.
Native America Calling: Native student discipline disparities
More teachers and administrators are turning to trauma-informed practices in the classroom.
Native America Calling: Tackling the Native language reading and writing hurdle
Speaking a Native language is one thing. Reading and writing it often takes another level of effort.
DVIDS: Tribes reclaim children lost at Carlisle Indian boarding school
The U.S. Army finalized its sixth disinterment project, returning four Native children to their families.
Pokagon Band calls on school district to eliminate ‘Chieftains’ imagery
As communities across the nation celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is calling on a school district in Michigan to get rid of its supposedly Native imagery.
Lac Courte Oreilles Band reports rise in gang activity among youth
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is adopting a no tolerance policy amid a reported rise in gang activity among youth.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to empower every tribal citizen
Together, I know we can build a future where every Cherokee Nation citizen can thrive and contribute to the legacy of our tribe.
Criminal charges announced in Indigenous identity fraud case
Criminal charges have been laid against three family members who lied about being indigenous for personal and monetary gain.
Native America Calling: Biden’s recent climate change actions in Alaska and California
The cancellation of oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is renewing political clashes among Native people in Alaska.
Native America Calling: The new approach to high school sports injuries
As fall seasons get underway, Native trainers are responding to new awareness of the dangers of life-long injuries from high school sports.
Native America Calling: Hawaiian residents take stock after historic fire
The unprecedented fires on Maui have impacted Native Hawaiian history, language and culture.
Native America Calling: Hope for reducing Native student expulsions
A pilot program in New Mexico aims to cut down on the high number of Native student expulsions.
Native America Calling: Looking ahead to the coming school year
Join Native America Calling to get a snapshot of what Native educators see ahead in the new school year.
‘This is a hard bill’: Republicans cut back on federal funding
Republicans are making no excuses when it comes to cutting back funding for the federal government. How is Indian Country affected?
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation continues to rebuild its economy
The growth and prosperity of Cherokee Nation are an example of history repeating itself.
Native America Calling: Robots help teach STEM and Native languages
Ojibwe inventor Danielle Boyer is on a quest to make technology more accessible to interested Native students.
New York bans use of Native mascots in public schools
Public schools in New York will no longer be allowed to use mascots, symbols or depictions of Native people.
‘It’s really meaningful to me’: Omaha Nation students visit site of former boarding school
The Genoa Indian Industrial School was one of the largest Indian boarding schools, drawing students from 40 tribal nations for half a century.
Native America Calling: Erasing tribes in South Dakota schools
Tribal nations are opposing new South Dakota social studies standards that exclude them from history in the state.
Native America Calling: Reassessing the history of horses
A new study confirms many tribes’ oral histories that Native people utilized horses long before Europeans entered the picture.
‘Much history to record and more to make’: Winona LaDuke’s environmental efforts set to continue
From growing hemp to fighting pipelines, Winona LaDuke has launched a large number of organizations, businesses and initiatives. Here’s a look at some of her environmental efforts.
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