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Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, far left, talks with citizens of the Cherokee Nation during a visit to the tribe’s reservation in Oklahoma on July 1, 2021. Photo: Anadisgoi / Cherokee NationHealthcare coverage improves in Indian country amid COVID-19 toll Thursday, July 22, 2021 By Acee Agoyo Indianz.Com Correction:The report was released by …

Governor Kevin Stitt and Tulsa District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler participate in a panel to address post-McGirt concerns on Tuesday July 13, 2021 in Tulsa, Okla. The panel ended early as frustration grew among audience members with the panel. The McGirt case v. The Oklahoma Supreme Court of the United States revealed that the Muscogee (Creek) …

Mary Simon was announced as Canada’s 30th Governor General on July 6, 2021. Photo: Prime Minister Justin TrudeauFirst Indigenous person appointed Governor General of Canada Mary Simon hailed as “a diplomat, lawyer and strong Inuit woman” Thursday July 8, 2021 Indian country today A longtime Inuit rights advocate and former leader of the Inuit Circumpolar …

Council of the Navajo Nation Delegate Paul Begay and Delegate Herman M. Daniels join Navajo leaders in supporting Legislation 0104-21 signed by President Jonathan Nez on July 6, 2021. Photo courtesy of the Council of the Navajo Nation Council Delegate Herman M. Daniels and Paul Begay join Navajo The President of the Nation Jonathan Nez …

Details Through Levi Rickert June 22, 2021 WASHINGTON – The discovery of 215 schoolchildren remains at Kamloops Industrial Residential School in Canada late last month prompted the U.S. Department of the Interior to establish a federal Indian Residential School initiative. Interior Dry. Deb Haaland made the announcement during her appearance at the 2021 National Congress …

Native American tribal leaders pressured federal agencies to reimburse billions of dollars in deferred maintenance at federal facilities in Native American communities during a House hearing on June 17. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service operate or fund more than 1,800 federal facilities, ranging from fire …

The publication Indian country todayfounded in 1981, will celebrate its 40th anniversaryand birthday this year. It might be a trivial fact, except for one detail – it almost failed. Indeed, on September 4, 2017, the publication shut down, seemingly for good. Today, the story couldn’t be more different. Like Sara Shahriari from Nonprofit Institute for …

Posted: June 7, 2021 / 11:05 AM MDT / Update: June 7, 2021 / 11:05 AM MDT FILE – In this October 25, 2018 file photo, Monument Valley is shown in Utah. The Navajo Nation has by far the largest land mass of any Native American tribe in the country. Now it also has the …

WASHINGTON (KTVZ) – Senator Jeff Merkley, along with a bipartisan group of seven senators, presented the Alaska Native American Indian and Native Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, a law amending the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to help provide tribal nations with resources to address child abuse and neglect. As the primary federal …

Memorial Day weekend offers many opportunities to honor and recognize resourceful and inspiring Indigenous role models, from a Muscogee movie star to Navajo Code Talkers to a powerful and influential Native American politician. How are you going to make this coming week an unforgettable one? Check out Native News Online’s guide for the best of …

Details Through Levi Rickert May 28, 2021 WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s first fiscal year budget was submitted to Congress on Friday. The budget for the Biden-Harris administration is $ 6 trillion. The president’s budget contains $ 30.6 billion for federal programs serving aboriginal people and includes several long-standing policy proposals demanded by tribes and …

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted Oklahoma’s request to retain custody of a man who was sentenced to death for killing three Native Americans, a sign the court may be willing to limit the fallout from last year’s ruling that much of eastern Oklahoma remains a tribal reservation. The action came in …

This summer, Indian Country will receive the largest injection of federal funds in US history. For Montana’s 13 tribes and seven reservations, that could mean about $500 million to spend to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying economic devastation. Money can also solve problems that plagued reservation communities long before the virus threatened their …

Bill 530, which went to governor’s office last week, contained an amendment that could impact groups like Western Native Vote which has been instrumental in collecting registrations and ballots across the country. Montana Indian in the last election. While giving the Secretary of State the power to make rules regarding election security, the bill also …

PAUL HAMBY ROB CHANEY Montana’s legislature ended this year with several bills making their way to Governor Greg Gianforte that will have a lasting effect in the state’s Indian country. Throughout the 2021 legislative session, 12 Indigenous peoples took their seats in the Montana House and Senate. This year, the Montana American Indian Caucus was …

Indian Affairs Begins $ 900 Million In Funding US Rescue Plan For Indian Country Senior Assistant Deputy Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland announced on Friday that the Office of Indian Affairs (BIA) had started disbursing $ 900 million to federally recognized tribes under the bailout act American (ARP). The ARP was signed by President …

Deb Haaland WASHINGTON – Home Secretary Deb Haaland announced on April 22 that she was moving forward to implement the non-invisible law, including creating a joint commission headed by the Home Affairs and Justice Ministries on Reducing Violent Crime Against American Indians and Alaska Natives. According to a DOI statement, Congress enacted the Non-Invisible Law …

Details Through Levi Rickert April 30, 2021 WASHINGTON – Much attention was paid to the first 100 days in office of the Biden administration on Thursday. When President Joe Biden was sworn in on January 20, 2021, he inherited several crises: the Covid-19 crisis, an economic crisis, a racial crisis, and a climate crisis. There …

Published on April 15, 2021 at 1:05 p.m. Joseph Tomlinson Gaylord News India’s infrastructure needs, for everything from water to housing to broadband, are a high priority in the Biden administration’s $2.2 trillion U.S. jobs plan, said this week Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. Buttigieg, on a call with reporters Monday to discuss the plan, said …

Emerging Coronavirus Impacts in Indian Country Washington, DC — Francys Crevier (Algonquin), CEO of the National Council of Urban Indian Health, testified before the United States Indigenous Peoples Subcommittee, led by Chair Teresa Leger Fernández (D-NM). The hearing is on the “emerging impacts of coronaviruses in Indian country”. “Urban Indian organizations have continuously provided services …

Molina Richards has promised her friend that she will not let anyone forget her daughter, Waniyetu Rose Loves War, who died in 2019. Kirk Siegler / NPR hide caption toggle legend Kirk Siegler / NPR Molina Richards has promised her friend that she will not let anyone forget her daughter, Waniyetu Rose Loves War, who …

In the summer of 2019, Molina Richards received a call that made her stomach sink. One of his best friend’s teenage daughters was missing in the Rosebud Reserve. It took several days for the police to organize an official search as they continued to receive reports that she had been seen in various parts of …

Details Through Indigenous News Online Staff March 10, 2021 WASHINGTON – The US House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the US $ 1.9 trillion bailout. The act now goes to the White House for President Joe Biden, who is due to sign it on Friday. The vote was divided along party lines. All Democrats voted …

Details Through Levi Rickert March 07, 2021 As Covid-19 began to spread across the United States, the first documented case in the Indian country was among Confederate tribes on the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Pendleton, Oregon on March 2, 2020. The tribes announced that day a member of the staff at the Wildhorse Resort & …

President Biden’s appointment of U.S. Representative Deb Haaland from New Mexico to the head of the Home Department is historic on several levels. Haaland, a registered member of the Pueblo de Laguna, was one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, along with U.S. Representative Sharice Davids of Kansas. And if confirmed, she …

Note: We strongly recommend that you listen to this audio version of this story. Jazmine Wildcat is a star student in Riverton, Wyoming. Not the type to skip class. But on Tuesday morning, a piece of history was unfolding that the 17-year-old simply couldn’t miss: a congressional hearing to consider confirmation of Deb Haaland as …

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – To Native Americans, Deb Haaland is more than an elected official on the way to becoming the Home Office’s first Indigenous secretary. She is a fierce sister, aunt and pueblo woman whose political positions have been shaped by her upbringing. The news of his historic appointment electrified the Indian country. For …

For Native Americans, Deb Haaland is more than an elected official on the way to becoming the first Indigenous secretary of the Interior Ministry. She is a fierce sister, aunt and pueblo woman whose political positions have been shaped by her upbringing. The news of his historic appointment electrified the Indian country. For weeks, tribal …

This photo provided by Debbie Nez-Manuel shows her husband, Royce Manuel, left and Nez-Manuel at their home in the Salt River-Pima Maricopa community in northeast Phoenix on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The couple will be among the Native Americans which will closely follow the confirmation hearing of Deb Haaland, a congresswoman from New Mexico who …

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – To Native Americans, Deb Haaland is more than an elected official on the way to becoming the Home Office’s first Indigenous secretary. She is a fierce sister, aunt and pueblo woman whose political positions have been shaped by her upbringing. The news of his historic appointment electrified the Indian country. For …

Updated February 4 at 2:15 p.m. PT. As the Biden-Harris administration enters its first 100 days, the Indian country looks to the Biden-Harris Plan for Tribal Nations to hold newly elected officials accountable. The cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline is a promising first step, but there is still a long way to go. Indigenous …

President BidenJoe BidenOvernight Energy & Environment – American Clean Power – Supreme Court to Consider Power Plant Regulation Case Harris Makes Final Argument for McAuliffe Overnight Health Care – Brought to you by Altria – Young Children Get A Little Closer to Vaccine MORE signed a memo on Tuesday asking agencies to explain how they …

As COVID-19 disproportionately affects natives across the state and country, Lynn John, a member of the Duck Valley Shoshone Paiute tribe, knew she had to act quickly when only 100 doses of the Moderna vaccine reached the center. tribal health. She likened the small act of receiving the vaccine to the culturally significant buffalo, which …

Details Through Darren thompson January 24, 2021 WASHINGTON – A photograph taken of Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) on the day of the inauguration by Brendan Smialowski, a former Connecticut sports photojournalist who documents policy for the Agence France-Presse press service, has invaded the social media with what some estimate at over 100,000 memes. A day …

Thursday, December 17, 2020 The next time you walk through the gates of 1849 C Street, NW, the portrait above the security desk may well represent the Native American First Secretary of the Interior. As has been widely reported, Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM-01) and former Assistant Home Secretary Michael Connor are among several Native American …

Jack money | Oklahoman Should tribes regulate oil and gas activities inside Indian country? The Oklahoma Supreme Court will intervene. The court issued an order this week stating that it would review an earlier decision made by the majority of the elected commissioners of the Oklahoma Corporation of Oklahoma, finding that state regulators retain the …

EDITOR’S NOTE: While in some corners of American society today, especially during the Covid era, it is fashionable to ignore the value of the elderly and their lives, but in the county Indian, the ancients are praised, revered and cherished. They are carriers of culture, tradition, knowledge, the oldest human languages ​​on the continent and …

For immediate release November 10, 2020 Contact: Ned Adriance 202.228.6870 | [email protected] | @ SenatorTomUdall Senator Tom Udall: Advancing the priorities for the Indian country WASHINGTON – Today the office of US Senator Tom Udall (DN.M.), Deputy Chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, released a comprehensive document highlighting Udall’s accomplishments in advancing the priorities …

Details Through Levi Rickert 25 october 2020 WASHINGTON – With the release of Putting America’s First Peoples First – Forgotten No More from the White House! Biden’s political vision and the Biden-Harris campaign plan for tribal nations, the two main presidential candidates have proposed plans for the Indian country. The Biden-Harris Plan for the Tribal …

WASHINGTON — Representatives from Indian Country appealed to federal lawmakers Sept. 30 for additional funding and better data reporting during a House committee hearing aimed at shining a clearer light on the challenges facing Indigenous communities. face during the pandemic. “I recognize that COVID-19 has hit Indian Country disproportionately harder than the rest of the …

Details Through Tamara Ikenberg October 01, 2020 This weekend and next week in Indian Country, powwows are going political, the Chickasaw Nation is going virtual, and Indigenous women artists are gaining attention. Check out our event recap and get in on the action. Virtual Chickasaw Annual Meeting 2020 WHEN: Saturday, October 3, 9 a.m. CDT …

United States Bureau of the CensusVectorisation: Mysid / Public domain September 8, 2020; Washington Post (associated press) The American Constitution requires a census of the population of this country every 10 years so that the principle of democratic representation can be respected. But this year, as the country battles the pandemic, the Trump administration slashed …

The legacy of anti-black racism in tribal nations can be a heavy and uncomfortable subject, forcing communities that have suffered centuries of land theft, colonialism and genocide to confront the darkest corners of their own past. . Several tribal officials declined interview requests to discuss the issue. “When we have to deal with this difficult …

By SCOTT MCKIE BP STICK WITH A FEATHER Ton stage and in the spotlight is nothing new for Cece Lambert. She has performed for years with the Cherokee Chamber Singers and as part of the Cherokee Central Schools musical theater program. But, she was on a national, albeit virtual, stage on Monday August 17 as …

The first Americans stole the stage in front of a captive audience on day two of the Democratic National Convention as they presented delegate votes for their party’s presidential ticket. On Tuesday night, four Indigenous leaders presented delegate totals for the states of Alaska, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota. They were part of …

“Tribes are in the mainstream media more than I’ve seen in my life,” Rodriguez-Lonebear said. “But there might be a sentence or two, if you’re lucky, about how Covid transmission rates are a symptom of generational health disparities and generations of invisibility and lack of understanding. ‘investment on reservation. » She called it a “hugely …

TULSA, Okla. – It was an ordinary July morning in the Muscogee Creek Nation Territory Arts District here. Already hot and ready to get hotter. I was inside my house playing with lyrics when my husband burst in. “We won!” he announced. The cell phone in his hand carried the latest news. “We won the …

Washington, DC — A New report of the Center for American Progress traces the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Native American and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities to the failure of the U.S. government to meet its trust and treaty obligations to the Indian country. Tribal communities have faced some of the world’s worst …

When the Euchee (often spelled Yuchi) tribe first made contact with European colonizers, members were in settlements in eastern Tennessee, according to the Oklahoma Historical Society. For the rest of the 1600s, they traveled to the southeastern United States and established neighboring colonies of the Creek Nation in Georgia and Alabama. The United States did …

“Our language and our customs come from where our strength comes from,” said Dana Tiger, an artist and registered Muscogee tribal citizen. The Muscogee (Creek) have kept their languages ​​alive since AD ​​900-1000. Greg Anderson, secretary of education, employment and training and acting tribal administrator, said tribal educators teach Mvskoke and Euchi through their own …

Across many stories, a common thread in Kickapoo’s story remains: forced movement. It was something the tribe saw so frequently, and in such a way, that their origin cannot be traced to a separate location. “I used to hear (the elders) about how the army made them move again, (but the colony) wasn’t there very …

A headstone which depicts two shaking hands as a sign of compromise reads: “In remembrance of Black Beaver. Died May 8, 1880. Aged 74.” Black Beaver’s life is a story of triumph, exile, and service to country against all odds. Much of the legacy of the Lenape people of Oklahoma can be learned by studying …

Rita Coosewoon, 87, was reminiscing about her childhood at Fort Sill Indian School when she paused mid-sentence, searching for a word. “You’ll have to excuse me,” she said with a smile that never reached her eyes. “My brain always thinks in Comanche, and sometimes the English translation just can’t do it justice.” A leading tribal …

American history textbooks often refer to the relocation of Native American tribes or the Trail of Tears. But most omit the Potawatomi Trail of Death. The Death Trail was the 660-mile journey to Kansas by 860 citizens of the Potawatomi Nation from their homes in the Great Lakes region in 1838. “Our death trail got …

Native Americans living on reservations and in traditional villages were the most people underestimated in the 2010 U.S. Census. This year, tribal leaders everywhere in the United States are exhorting American Indians and Alaska Natives to see and count in the 2020 U.S. Census. The census, constitutionally mandated, counts everyone living in the United States …

Esther Martinez would be proud. Famous storyteller Ohkay Owingeh’s life’s work of preserving and teaching the Tewa language has been honored once again by the extension of federal grants that fund native language restoration efforts nationwide. U.S. Senator Tom Udall, DN.M., sponsored the Esther Martinez Native American Languages ​​Programs Reauthorization Act earlier this year, and …