First Indigenous faculty member at Stanford Law


Seattle-based art and lifestyle brand Eighth Generation has a new CEO. Colleen Echohawk, Pawnee and Athabascan, tells us more about her goals in her new role at the helm of the company.

Until last year, Stanford University Law School had never had a native professor. That is until Elizabeth Reese, Nambe Pueblo, was hired as an assistant professor of law. She tells us about her journey.

The Washington NFL team has a new mascot: the Commanders. Holly Cook Macarro, regular ICT contributor, Red Lake Ojibwa Band, reflects on efforts by Indigenous activists to change the name.

A Slice of Our Indigenous World

  • The White House Council on Native American Affairs held a dialogue session with tribal leaders on Monday.
  • The remains of nearly 20 Wiyot ancestors were eventually repatriated.

  • Activist Leonard Peltier tested positive for COVID in federal prison.

  • Great Britain’s rugby club, the Exeter Chiefs, have announced that they will keep their nickname but replace their logo.

You can find more information about these stories at the top of the show.

Wednesday’s Newscast was created with the help of:

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

Maxwell Montour, Pottawatomi, is a newsletter editor for ICT Newsletter. On Instagram: max.montour Montour is based in Phoenix.

Mary Grace Pewewardy, Hopi/Comanche/Kiowa, is an Indian Country Today intern. On Twitter: @mgpewewardy. Pewewardy is based in Phoenix and enjoys playing video games.

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