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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.
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.
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.
Native America Calling: The scope of the massive Arizona Medicaid scam expands (September 22, 2023)Join Native America Calling to find out the latest on the efforts to help the Native people harmed by a massive Medicaid scam in Arizona.
H.R.3371, Wounded Knee Massacre Memorial and Sacred Site Act (September 19, 2023)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.3371, the Wounded Knee Massacre Memorial and Sacred Site Act, on September 18, 2023.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation holds United States to its promises (September 18, 2023)A top priority throughout my administration has been holding the federal government to its promises to the Cherokee Nation.
Secretary Haaland announces $3.5 million in grants for Indian Youth Service Corps (September 14, 2023)The first-ever grants for the Indian Youth Service Corps (IYSC), a new program at the Department of the Interior, have been announced.
DVIDS: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe protects homelands from climate change (August 16, 2023)The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District recently completed an $11.6 million project in partnership with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to address erosion of shoreline banks.
Native advocates join inaugural class of Obama Leaders program (August 1, 2023)Several Native advocates have been named to the inaugural class of the Obama Leaders program at the foundation started by the former U.S. president.
House committee advances slate of Indian Country bills (June 14, 2023)Bipartisanship seemed to be on rare display on Capitol Hill as lawmakers advanced a trio of bills benefiting Indian Country.
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 Sun News Today: Native artists showcase talents at holiday market (January 5, 2023)The Black Hills Indian Artist Market once again brought art, music, fashion and food to He Sapa.
‘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.”
MSU News: Grant helps tribes address transportation needs (November 29, 2022)The Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University will provide transportation outreach and technical assistance to 29 tribes across five states.
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.
‘Modern Day Warrior’: Native rights advocate Joye Braun passes on (November 28, 2022)Joye Michelle Braun, a citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe known for organizing the pipeline resistance movement in Indian Country, passed away on November 13.
Native America Calling: The future of the Crazy Horse Memorial (November 17, 2022)Whitney Rencountre (Hunkpati Dakota) is the new head of the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation.
Native man fired over photo with Republican governor (October 31, 2022)In a photo that went viral, Stefen Monteau was seen making an obscene gesture next Gov. Kristi Noem (R), who is running for re-election.
The Conversation: Advancing food sovereignty in Indigenous communities (October 5, 2022)The lack of baseline data on the scale and scope of Indigenous involvement in agriculture continues to be an obstacle to effective engagement of Indigenous communities.
Native Sun News Today: Native POP Fest takes center stage in Black Hills (September 21, 2022)Musicians from all genres and walks of life graced the stage at the Native People of the Plains POP Fest.
James Giago Davies: Grandstanding for the white man’s money (August 30, 2022)Most people did not use logic or reason to arrive at their ideas.
Native Sun News Today: Memorial ride honors lives lost at Wounded Knee (August 24, 2022)On a Saturday evening, one could hear the low throaty growl of motorcycle engines coming from a distance, in honor of the ancestors killed at Wounded Knee.
Indian gaming revenues hit record $39 billion despite COVID-19 (August 10, 2022)The tribal casino industry has rebounded dramatically despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, with revenues reaching a record high.
Ernestine Anunkasan Hupa: Living the life, thanks to Tim Giago (August 9, 2022)Tim Giago left an indelible mark on journalism that can never be erased.
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