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Native America Calling: The 2023 Indigenous MacArthur Fellows (November 29, 2023)This year’s class of MacArthur Fellows includes three creative leaders from Native America.
Native America Calling: Igloos and traditional winter homes (November 28, 2023)Join Native America Calling to talk with traditional builders who carry on igloo and winter house building.
Native America Calling: Colonization and the Wampanoag Story by Linda Coombs (November 24, 2023)The full picture of how the earliest colonists interacted with Native people is clouded by the myths constructed by those writing history.
Native America Calling: The trouble finding safe drinking water (November 21, 2023)There is no more basic need than clean drinking water. That’s a need that the Santee Sioux Nation in Nebraska has been lacking since 2019.
Native America Calling: Building competition robots also builds STEM skills (November 20, 2023)Teams of Native junior and high school students are competing to build the best robots.
Native America Calling: NMAI’s Native Cinema Showcase online (November 17, 2023)This year, the Native Cinema Showcase at the National Museum of the American Indian features 35 films from six different countries.
Native America Calling: Tribes join the fight against fatal deer disease (November 16, 2023)Tribes are working to reduce the spread of chronic wasting disease, a fatal neurological disorder that affects deer, elk, and other big game animals.
Native America Calling: The fight for pre-K education programs (November 15, 2023)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 (November 14, 2023)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.
Native America Calling: State recognition roadblocks for tribes (November 13, 2023)Is the state of Louisiana making it more difficult for local groups to gain state recognition? Check in with Native America Calling.
Native America Calling: Celebrating Native veterans (November 10, 2023)Parades and powwows are gearing up to honor Native veterans around the country.
Native America Calling: The Native perspectives of the Israel-Hamas war (November 9, 2023)Native activists are speaking out in solidarity with Palestine as the United States supports Israel’s right to defend itself.
Native America Calling: Buffy Sainte-Marie and the weight of the truth (November 7, 2023)Buffy Sainte-Marie’s stated connections to any tribe in Canada or the United States appear to be completely made up. What’s next?
Native America Calling: Tribes resolve land dispute 150 years in the making (November 6, 2023)“This victory is long overdue,” lead plaintiff Leslie Wilkie Peltier (Turtle Mountain Chippewa) said of a $59 million trust settlement with the United States.
Native America Calling: The next generation of Indigenous fire practitioners (November 3, 2023)The increase in unprecedented damage from wildfires knows no boundaries and international Indigenous fire management experts see global participation as a solution.
Native America Calling: Alaska at a subsistence fishing crossroads (November 2, 2023)Since time immemorial, the Kuskokwim River in Alaska has fed Native families. But years of failed salmon runs are threatening their lives and livelihoods.
Native America Calling: Indigenous creepy reads on the bookshelf (October 31, 2023)You never know what spirits you might summon when you whistle in the darkness.
Native America Calling: A new cookbook, fresh food and NFL eats (October 30, 2023)What’s on The Menu at Native America Calling? A new cookbook, a new cafe and a new spotlight on a catering business.
Native America Calling: PBS series ‘Native America’ launches new season (October 24, 2023)Space explorers, hip-hop musicians, artists, and housing activists are among the diverse list of characters who make up season two of the PBS series “Native America.”
Native America Calling: Historic broadband investment in Indian Country (October 22, 2023)Tribes are getting their applications in for funds from the second round of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program.
Native America Calling: Defending against the war on books by Native authors (October 19, 2023)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 (October 18, 2023)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.
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.
Native America Calling: Native student discipline disparities (October 16, 2023)More teachers and administrators are turning to trauma-informed practices in the classroom.
Native America Calling: Tribal traditions and the eclipse (October 13, 2023)Join Native America Calling to shine a light on some of the tribal traditions surrounding the partial solar eclipse.
Native America Calling: Native domestic violence spotlight (October 11, 2023)October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s also the 29th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act.
Native America Calling: Native climate warriors turn to the courts (October 10, 2023)Young climate activists are zeroing in on environmental protections built into a handful of state constitutions as the basis for lawsuits to combat climate change.
Native America Calling: Native in the Spotlight with John Echohawk (October 9, 2023)Attorney John Echohawk (Pawnee) is among those who initiated and nurtured the most important Indian law cases in modern history.
Native America Calling: The growing strength of Native women in news (October 6, 2023)Once virtually absent in mainstream newsrooms, Native women are reporting on hard-hitting political issues and are often driving the narrative on issues important for all Native people.
Native America Calling: New respect for traditional Indigenous tattoos (October 5, 2023)Basket designs, rug patterns, tribal images and corn illustrations are all among the graphics many Indigenous tattoo wearers display.
Native America Calling: Worries rise over latest violence at protests (October 3, 2023)Join Native America Calling to hear from activists about the growing challenges to peaceful protests over racial issues.
Native America Calling: Remembering Native hockey legend Henry Boucha (October 2, 2023)Henry Boucha (Ojibwe) served as an inspiration for many Native hockey athletes and fans. He passed away on September 18, 2023, at the age of 72.
Native America Calling: Farewell to Reservation Dogs (September 29, 2023)After three seasons, the hit FX series Reservation Dogs has come to an end.
Native America Calling: Native baby food and a new Native cookbook (September 28, 2023)Native baby food, a new Native cookbook and Hispanic heritage are on The Menu.
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