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Screenshot of the Washington Commanders Twitter page, @Commanders. On Wednesday, the National Football League (NFL) team from Washington announced their new team name as Commanders. The announcement was made exclusively on the Today Show, after weeks of speculation. The announcement was met with mixed responses from leaders across India. Fawn Sharp, president of the National …

Details Through Tamara Ikenberg January 21, 2022 This weekend and next week, Indian Country presents a beautiful mix of music and art, photography and sweet surprises. The cultural mix includes a Tlingit creation story told through glass and sound, indigenous candy hearts to share with your lover, an interlude with an operatic and Oneida pottery …

Office of the Navajo Nation President and Vice President: Town Hall COVID-19 – January 4, 2022 Indian country starts new year with rise in COVID-19 cases Thursday, January 6, 2022 By Acee Agoyo Indianz.Com Tribal communities across the country are again seeing an explosion of COVID-19[female[feminine cases after the busy festive season and …

Details Through Native News Online Staff December 27, 2021 On November 19, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control released a report on American Indian/Alaska Native homicides from 2003 to 2018as part of the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). According to the report, homicide is a leading cause of death among American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN). …

Louie and Emmalani Longenecker (Diné) attend a pre-holiday Christmas party to immerse themselves in the holiday spirit. Photo used with permission from Emmalani Longenecker The introduction of Christianity to the original peoples of the Americas can be controversial in indigenous circles. Europeans brought Christianity to this half of the world and imposed it on indigenous …

Note: The Senate Indian Affairs Committee video stream will go live shortly before 2:30 p.m. EST on December 8, 2021. Indian country continues to push to strengthen violence against women law Wednesday, December 8, 2021 By Acee Agoyo Indianz.Com Indian Country is making another effort to restore tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit violence in …

President Harold Frazier of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe addresses the National Congress of American Indian in Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 23, 2019. Photo by Kevin abourezk Statement by President Frazier on the White House Tribal Nations Summit Thursday, November 18, 2021 By Harold Frazier President, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe EAGLE BUTTE, South Dakota – …

Left to right: Representative Derek Kilmer (D-Washington), Home Secretary Deb Haaland and Vice President Fawn Sharp of the Quinault Nation during a visit to the Quinault Nation in Washington on August 9, 2021. Photo: US Department of the InteriorBiparty infrastructure deal makes historic investments in tribal infrastructure and climate resilience Legislation is the largest investment …

Press Publications recently interviewed Shoreview resident Preeti Mathur about the publication of her first book, “From Seven Rivers to Ten Thousand Lakes”. Q. Tell us a bit about A. My husband, Anoop, and I have lived in Shoreview since 1981. Our grown children, our daughter Shruti and our son Sujan, are both graduates of Mounds …

President Harold Frazier of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe addresses the National Congress of American Indian in Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 23, 2019. Photo by Kevin abourezk [/caption] Special Message to Congress: We Need President Biden’s Job Plan Keep the $ 20.5 billion in Native American reconciliation funding in the final bill Wednesday, October 27, …

Led by American Indian lawmakers, high-ranking members of the Biden administration and a select group of Indian community members from across the country gathered to celebrate the Festival of Lights, “Diwali,” in the United States Congress on temple of democracy. Reflecting on the emergence of this small but influential community in the American socio-political spectrum, …

Details Through Levi Rickert October 18, 2021 Former Michigan Democratic Congressman Dale Kildee, whose name appears on 134 pieces of legislation that directly impact Native Americans, died on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Kildee, who served a district in Michigan that included the city of Flint, served 18 terms in Congress from 1977 – 2013. While …

From the U.S. District Attorney for Montana The Department of Justice has selected 12 other federally recognized tribes, including the Indian community of Fort Belknap in Montana, to participate in the expansion of the Tribal Access Program for National Crime Information – TAP – a program that provides governments tribal means to access, enter and …

White House: Vice President Harris Hosts a Conversation on Native American Suffrage Lawyers and advocates ponder new Native American suffrage bill Friday, September 17, 2021 By Nancy Marie Spears Gaylord News Some people with interests in aboriginal voter rights look to the Native American Voting Rights Act to help resolve voting and …

Details Through Tamara Ikenberg September 09, 2021 Fashion and cinema are the buzzwords this weekend and next week in the Indian country. Whether it’s an online shopping opportunity for a ready-to-wear piece from an in-demand Indigenous designer, a fluorescent Montana fashion show highlighting women’s health, in From showing off a revenge thriller set on a …

The Biden Administration announced last month that he would not reinstate wolves on the endangered species list, despite requests from indigenous communities. Wolves are sacred creatures to Native American Indians and hold significant status in almost all Native American tribes. In most indigenous cultures, the wolf is associated with characteristics such as courage, strength and …

Details Through Levi Rickert August 16, 2021 Opinion. Photographer Edward Curtis spent 30 years photographing American Indians. In 1904 Curtis published “The Vanishing Race”, considered his seminal work. This became the underlying reason for him to continue capturing photographs of American Indians before, in his mind, they became a people relegated to history. Even President …

Budget plan directs $ 20.5 billion to Indian country programs Wednesday August 11, 2021 Indianz.Com A budget plan just passed by the United States Senate provides for spending $ 20.5 billion for Native American, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian programs. S.Con.Res.14 was approved by a narrow 50 to 49 vote shortly before 4 a.m. Wednesday …

Payment from Aaron. picture by Kevin Abourezk Infrastructure proposed by the Indian country 12 billion dollars needed and welcome Wednesday, August 4, 2021 By Aaron Payment President, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians It is especially gratifying to see President Joe Biden leading efforts to fix the nation’s aging infrastructure with roads, bridges, water …

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KDVR) – Cheyenne Frontier Days is all about cowboy culture, but there is also another culture that is also celebrated: American Indians. From the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, the Little Sun Drum and Dance Group came here to dance. Cowboyed for the 125th Cheyenne Frontier Days Parade “I would call it …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …