Secretary Haaland opens third annual White House Tribal Nations Summit (December 6, 2023)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland delivers remarks at the opening of the third annual White House Tribal Nations Summit.
Indian Child Welfare Act grants awarded for off-reservation programs (November 30, 2023)The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced nearly $2 million in grants to support the Indian Child Welfare Act in off-reservation communities across the nation.
OJ and Barb Semans: Indigenous people of this country understand suffering (November 27, 2023)Since Columbus arrived in 1492, we have been struggling to protect our communities, our way of life and Mother Earth.
The Conversation: Mohawk Mothers keep fighting to protect lost children (October 17, 2023)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.
Native America Calling: The making of “The American Buffalo” (October 17, 2023)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.
DVIDS: Tribes reclaim children lost at Carlisle Indian boarding school (October 11, 2023)The U.S. Army finalized its sixth disinterment project, returning four Native children to their families.
President Biden issues another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 9, 2023)President Joe Biden has another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the third of his administration.
People’s World: Film shares story of theft of Black Hills from Lakota Nation (September 26, 2023)In the U.S. government’s long record of broken treaties, land theft, and genocide, the taking of the Black Hills ranks as one of the most disgraceful examples of imperial aggression.
‘Your debt is due’: Tribes on alert as U.S. government looms toward shutdown (September 26, 2023)Indian Country is on high alert as the U.S. government prepares for a possible shutdown, the first of its kind in more than three years.
George Thompson: The plight of our sacred Hickory Ground (August 7, 2023)In our Muscogee culture, once a body is at rest, it is supposed to remain there forever and complete its lifecycle, returning to earth.
Native America Calling: Looking ahead to the coming school year (August 2, 2023)Join Native America Calling to get a snapshot of what Native educators see ahead in the new school year.
Native America Calling: Erasing tribes in South Dakota schools (April 18, 2023)Tribal nations are opposing new South Dakota social studies standards that exclude them from history in the state.
Native America Calling: Assessing McGirt v. Oklahoma (April 12, 2023)After removal from their home and an arduous and deadly forced march, the Muscogee Nation arrived in Oklahoma with little more than a promise that they could revive and rebuild.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to protect our artists (April 10, 2023)For too many generations, citizens of tribal nations around the country, including Cherokee Nation citizens, saw their language, their culture and their artistic expression suppressed and eroded by policies of the United States.
Montana Free Press: Bill for Indigenous People’s Day gains support (February 13, 2023)“I want a day that acknowledges the rich cultural heritage of all Indigenous people in our state,” said Montana Sen. Shane Morigeau, a citizen of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
Forward: Republican enters Congress under extreme scrutiny (January 3, 2023)A Republican candidate’s lies about his education, employment and even his ethnic background take him all the way to the U.S. Congress.
Native America Calling: Native forensics: the science of justice (December 6, 2022)Crimes involving Native people and renewed scrutiny of past boarding school practices highlight the importance of Native forensic professionals.
Harold Frazier: Nation-to-nation policy must be law of the land (November 30, 2022)Native Sovereign Nations are prior sovereigns, embodying the inalienable and inherent rights of Native Peoples bestowed by our Creator.
Native Sun News Today: Wounded Knee descendants left out of repatriation process (November 28, 2022)The descendants of Chief Spotted Elk, a Lakota leader who was murdered at Wounded Knee in 1890, are speaking out.
Albert Bender: Genocide of Indian nations at the U.S. Supreme Court (November 28, 2022)A case before the United States Supreme Court could resume the genocide of tribal nations.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation keeps our language alive (November 21, 2022)Cherokee language is core to our culture and our identity as a distinct people.
Tribal youth get a taste of food sovereignty at White House gathering (November 15, 2022)Dozens of young Native people flocked to the nation’s capital for the return of the White House Tribal Youth Forum, where they saw food sovereignty in action.
Underscore.News: Young Native runner honors family legacy (November 3, 2022)Ku Stevens’ great-grandfather escaped an Indian boarding school by running 50 miles through the desert to get home. Decades later, Ku runs to honor that legacy.
Secretary Deb Haaland provides update from Department of the Interior (September 27, 2022)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland provides an update at the 39th Annual National Tribal Health Conference.
Cronkite News: Indian boarding schools confront genocidal legacy (August 30, 2022)Few dispute that Indian boarding schools led to more than a century of abuse, systematically seizing Indigenous land, separating children from their families, destroying communities and working to erase tribal languages, religions, cultures and economies.
‘We just need to be safe’: Monkeypox vaccine rolls out in Indian Country (August 23, 2022)The Navajo Nation is receiving its first doses of the Monkeypox vaccine as experts and providers in Indian Country respond to the latest public health threat.
Mother Jones: ‘We’ve been under these genocidal policies for 500 years’ (August 15, 2022)Federal and state abortion restrictions have been interfering with tribal sovereignty for years.
Charges laid against Native woman reported as missing in Canada (August 8, 2022)Dawn Walker has been accused of faking her disappearance and that of her child in a case that attracted widespread attention in Canada.
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