Republican lawmaker criticized for deriding GOP colleagues as ‘wild Indians’ (November 1, 2023)The National Congress of American Indians is speaking out after a Republican lawmaker made derogatory remarks about Native people.
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.
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.
Few states make the grade when it comes to tribal inclusion in voting maps (October 12, 2023)Tribes must be included “from the very beginning” of the redistricting process in order to ensure American Indian and Alaska Native voices are heard at the polls.
Family of activist Jacob Johns releases statement about shooting (October 4, 2023)A Native activist is hospitalized in critical but stable condition following a near deadly shooting that has attracted worldwide attention.
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.
New York bans use of Native mascots in public schools (April 20, 2023)Public schools in New York will no longer be allowed to use mascots, symbols or depictions of Native people.
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.
White Earth Nation responds to verdict in sexual harassment case (April 11, 2023)The White Earth Nation says it is developing an ethics code after hearing a “litany of concerns” about a prominent figure who has benefited from the tribe’s name for more than three decades.
Native America Calling: Sourcing ethical Native art and jewelry dealers (February 16, 2023)A merchant who sells works by Native artists is under fire for derogatory and offensive comments to Native dancers.
Native America Calling: The big game (February 10, 2023)Today on Native America Calling, let’s survey the good and bad about the Super Bowl.
Native America Calling: Lumbee Tribe vs. the KKK (January 18, 2023)In 1958, members of the Lumbee Tribe showed up in force to stop a KKK rally in North Carolina.
ProPublica: Native students face harsher discipline in New Mexico (January 2, 2023)In New Mexico, Native students are expelled far more often than any other group and at least four times as often as white students.
‘Maybe they don’t want our business’: Hotel rates explode during Native event (December 13, 2022)People headed to a Native basketball, educational and cultural tournament were shocked to learn that some hotels were charging more than $2,000 a night.
Native Sun News Today: Tim Giago joins Native American Hall of Fame (November 29, 2022)“Write to your people,” the legendary Native journalist Tim Giago would say. “Others will read it too, but your people are your audience.”
Lawsuit against National Congress of American Indians set for first hearing (October 20, 2022)A lawsuit against the National Congress of American Indians is finally getting its first hearing, some six months after it was filed.
Native America Calling: Suiting up for football season (September 29, 2022)Thursday on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce huddles with Native football players and those who root for them.
Native leaders join national panel to address derogatory place names (August 16, 2022)The Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names will address racist and derogatory terms across the country.
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