Dance to Heal – Indian Country Today


Bradley Harrington, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, has a powerful vision for connecting technology with Anishinaabe culture to reinvigorate traditional knowledge. He received the prestigious Bush Fellowship to help fund his dream.

Leya Hale, Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota and Diné were recently at the prestigious INPUT conference in Barcelona, ​​Spain. She presented her film “BRING HER HOME”. This film tells the story of three Indigenous women who fight to vindicate and honor their lost and murdered loved ones. This is the first time in a long time that an indigenous film has been selected for INPUT.

Gabriel Pimentel, Chiricahua Apache, is the new chef of Friendship House in San Francisco. He was previously executive director of the Southern California Indian Center. The Friendship House was established in 1963 and is one of the oldest urban Indian centers in the country.

A Slice of Our Indigenous World

  • In New York, the Seneca Nation honors the victims of the Buffalo shooting.
  • Washington State Supreme Court Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis announced she was taking family medical leave.
  • On July 24, Pope Francis is expected to travel to Canada to meet survivors of residential schools.
  • Football is a game of strength and agility. It is usually played during the fall months, but the game has become a year-round sport. ICT editor Dalton Walker reports.

  • Cree Ashley Callingbull will make history with her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit debut.

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Shirley Sneve, Ponca/Sicangu Lakota, is vice president of broadcasting for Indian Country Today. Follow her on Twitter @rosebudshirley She is based in Nebraska and Minnesota.

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Mark Trahant, Shoshone-Bannock, is editor for Indian Country Today. E-mail: [email protected] On Twitter: @TrahantReports Trahant is based in Phoenix. The Indigenous Economics Project is funded by a major grant from the Bay and Paul Foundations.

R. Vincent Moniz, Jr., NuÉta, is a producer of the television news ICT. Do you have a great story to share? Submit it to [email protected]

Aliyah Chavez, Kewa Pueblo, is the presenter of the ICT newscast. On Twitter: @aliyahjchavez.

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Drea Yazzie, Diné, is a producer/editor for the television news ICT. On Twitter: @quindreayazzie Yazzie is based in Phoenix.

Maxwell Montour, Pottawatomi, is a newsletter editor for Indian Country Today. On Instagram: max.montour Montour is based in Phoenix.

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