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markwaynemullin
Vanessa Guillén’s disappearance and horrific murder earlier this year shined a light on the systemic issue of sexual harassment and sexual assault within our military.

elizabethcooklynn
What we need to remember is this: a great deal rides on how we spend the next several weeks as people who value our American way of life.

lowerbrulesiouxtribe
On tribal lands, only 65 percent of the population has access to broadband. Half of tribal rural households don’t even have access to a fixed wireless internet provider.

tawnyjodie
With the coronavirus disproportionately affecting tribal nations due to health disparities, poor infrastructure and chronic underfunding, young people in Indian Country have stepped up to help others, preserve their culture and start the healing process.

forthood
Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) are requesting a thorough investigation into multiple deaths at Fort Hood, including those of two citizens of the Navajo Nation.

uscapitol
Five Indian Country bills are finally over their last hurdle on Capitol Hill, giving Republicans, Democrats and maybe even Donald Trump a chance to declare victory ahead of the presidential election.

debhaaland
If signed into law, the Not Invisible Act will be the first bill in history to be introduced and passed by four citizens of federally recognized tribe.

johnhoeven
Five Indian Country bills are on their way to President Donald Trump for his signature.

twokingscasinoresort
Leaders from the Seminole Tribe, the Catawba Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are testifying before the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.

michaelweahkee
Three tribal leaders and one federal official will testify at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

steve bullock steve daines
The outcome of a key race in Montana will help decide control of the U.S. Senate. Both candidates are touting their environmental credentials.

Joe Biden
The Joe Biden campaign is hosting a Native American Small Business Owners Training and Roundtable featuring Karen Mills, the former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

strongheartsnativehelpline
Having lived through genocide and horrific suffering, the aftermath of European contact and colonization continues to not only haunt Native Americans, it wreaks havoc in their everyday lives.

nativenationsrise
We are witnessing a historical push toward the dismantling of imperialism, the decentralization of power, and the welcoming of non-White, non-European values into conservation.

anthonyfauci
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addressed vaccine concerns with Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer.

pascuayaquitribe
What was a showdown between the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and a local official has now turned into a stalemate over an early voting site for the community.

northerncheyennetribecapitol
Some tribal governments are a manifestation of colonialism, whereby those who play the game (elected officials, federal and tribal employees) often stand to reap personal financial gain.

unitingresilience
“What has been happening is death to our people and violence to our people,” Oglala Sioux citizen Monique “Muffie” Mousseaux said.

osiyotv
Despite challenges in conducting on-location shoots and interviews, OsiyoTV has stayed right on schedule, with the new season to begin airing October 1.

Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills address Indian health, diabetes, tribal broadband and tribal lands.

housescip
Bills benefiting the Seminole Tribe and the Catawba Nation are getting their first hearing on Capitol Hill.

glaciernationalpark
While visitation is down, Glacier National Park faced unprecedented gridlock after the Blackfeet Nation closed the park’s eastern boundary. Officials say the season offers lessons for the future.

jojohnson
It is time for all Native Americans living in South Dakota to realize that we have the power.

webelieverichard
The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Julian Bear Runner, was not impeached after being accused of inappropriate contact with an underage boy.

jonathannez
Spending $177 million may not seem like a problem, but it is a challenge for Navajo Nation leaders who could lose those funds if they don’t find projects that can be completed by the end of this year.

erintapahe
It seems that this past year has been a terrible one filled with the loss of some great American journalists and journalism professors, Native and non-Native.

nafoa

Supporting tribal citizens from youth to executive leaders.


ndncollective
NDN Collective is giving away backpacks filled with supplies to Native American students and youth in the Rapid City, South Dakota, area.

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Stay up to date this week with Native America Calling, your electronic talking circle.


uscapitol
It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.

ncai
A powerful Republican lawmaker is accusing the National Congress of American Indians of engaging in “divisiveness” in connection with a bitter dispute over billions of dollars in COVID-19 relief.

lisamurkowski
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is not happy with the National Congress of American Indians.

Sioux San Hospital
Laws in America are made up of property concerns and have had as their main agenda, the protection of property.

danahlers
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Dan Ahlers wants to see better relationships between the state and federal governments and Native Americans. He believes that it starts with treaties.

saveourchildren
The mother of a young Lakota man who accused President Julian Bear Runner of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of coercing him into sex filed a second complaint as citizens came together to support two spirits and youth on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

It’s ‘full speed ahead’ for the White House Council on Native American Affairs, according to the Trump administration. But details remain scarce as tribes complain of a fractured relationship with their trustee.

nativeamericansforbiden
Native Americans for Biden and Out for Biden will host a Two Spirit Roundtable to discuss issues of importance to the LGBTQ+ Indigenous Community.

When StrongHearts Native Helpline was formed, the organization underwent a process to choose a Native American logo that could represent the virtues of strength, resilience, empathy and protection.

stevedaines
U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines is encouraging people to vote by mail — but only if they support President Donald Trump.

us capitol
It’s been difficult to get Indian legislation through Congress but tribes are hoping to get a win with passage of a self-governance bill.