The 2018 PBS series, “Native America,” shone a light on Indigenous communities and showed the intricacies of social, religious and educational structures. Four new one-hour episodes are in production. Series producer Jennifer Himmelreich gives us some insight.
From signing the Cut Inflation Act to the upcoming White House Tribal Nations Summit, Holly Cook Macarro puts this in an Indigenous lens for us.
Voters headed to the polls in Wyoming and Alaska on Tuesday. ICT Political Correspondent Pauly Denetclaw is back with more election updates.
A Slice of Our Indigenous World
- In Michigan, boarding school survivors shared personal stories on the second leg of the Department of the Interior’s Road to Healing tour.
- In South Dakota, a U.S. District Court lawsuit on Native suffrage granted a preliminary injunction in favor of tribal citizens in Lower Brule Sioux Tribe v. Lyman County.
- In Bolivia, indigenous people carry on a centuries-old tradition that preserves a potato-based delicacy. The process was started 5,000 years ago to combat food scarcity. Reports by Vincent Moniz of ICT.
- In Oregon, a native language institute celebrates 25 years of service. The Northwest Indian Language Institute’s efforts to preserve indigenous languages are now supported by a new grant.
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