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The German Übersee-Museum has started repatriating eight iwi kupuna, or native Hawaiian ancestral remains in February. A delegation from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs held a ceremony at the handover to accept the remains. Edward Halealoha Ayau and Kamakana Ferriera were part of the coordination efforts. They join the TV news to share more about …

Associated press KENNEWICK, Wash. – The longtime leader of the Wanapum Indian band has died. Rex Buck Jr., 66, died Feb. 11 in his ancestral village of P’na in Priest Rapids on the Columbia River in Grant County, Wash., according to an obituary distributed Monday by the Grant County Public Utility District. No cause of …

ST. PAUL — Juliet Rudie, a tribal member of the Lower Sioux Indian community and longtime Minnesota resident, will lead the new Minnesota Office of Missing and Murdered Native Parents as director. It is the first such office in the country, according to a press release from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The office …

MISSOULA — The University of Montana is partnering with a new program that provides science-based climate information and services to Native American ranchers and farmers in Intermountain West. The program, funded by a $1.5 million grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the United States Department of Agriculture, will support and enhance …

A spokesperson for the Prairie Island Indian community on Thursday denied allegations made in a lawsuit that they were planning to build a casino in West Lakeland Township. Prairie Island, owner of Treasure Island Resort and Casino in Welch, Minn., said it has no plans to build a casino on 112 acres of Indian land …

Details Through Deb Haaland December 28, 2021 As we head into the final days of another unforgettable year, it is important to learn from where we have been and consider the road ahead. For Indigenous peoples, this year has brought so much promise – and there is no turning back. It is undeniable that the …

Quitting Facebook is difficult. Like anything addictive, Facebook promises to scratch an itch that it only teases and ignites. We know how bad it is for our personal health, for the safety of marginalized people and for the health of democracy – and we knew all this before former Facebook data scientist Frances Haugen sounded …

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 – …

USDA: Tom Vilsack Opens USDA Temple of Tribal Nations – White House Tribal Nations Summit – November 15, 2021 Atop White House Tribal Chiefs, USDA Announces New Initiatives Serving Indian Country Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Indianz.Com The following is the text of a press release dated November 15, 2021 from the Ministry of Agriculture. WASHINGTON, …

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 …

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 …

US SENATE – US Senator Steve Daines joined a group of bipartisan senators to urge US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to establish an office of tribal affairs to strengthen the ministry’s relationship with the tribal nations of Montana and to provide more internal expertise on issues affecting the Indian country. . “Recent consultations and tribal …

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 …

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 …

WASHINGTON – A coalition of federal agencies are working together to address the issue of bridging the digital divide and increasing internet access in the Indian country. The Home Office and the Institute for Museum and Library Services are partnering with the Rural Development Service of the Ministry of Agriculture and the National Telecommunications and …

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 …

Patrick B. McGuigan For the Indian country of Oklahoma, this may seem like “the best of times.” the Museum of the First Americans (FAM) will open on the river in the state capital on September 18-19. James pepper henry, the Director and CEO of FAM, said in a press release, “We are delighted to share …

The Bay Mills Indian community gathered at Fort Michilimackinac Park on Tuesday to celebrate the arrival of a 24-foot tall totem pole and self-reflection. The totem pole made a trip to Washington, DC, and traveled across the country. Fort Michilimackinac Park was the 114th and last stop of the totem pole before reaching its destination. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

After lawmakers proposed a $ 500,000 budget cut for Montana’s Indian language program, D-Crow Agency Representative Sharon Stewart-Peregoy said on Thursday that funding had been restored. Lawmakers have sought to reduce the $ 750,000 proposed by Governor Greg Gianforte for the Montana Indian Language Program (MILP) to $ 250,000. Since MILP funds are split among …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

“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 …

“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 …