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Sunil Singh in his Papa John’s franchise in Maryland. PHOTO: Sunil Singh The story of sixty-two-year-old Sunil Singh wasn’t born out of a reel script – it’s a true story filled with hard work and determination. In 1994, he started life in the United States with just $300, struggled to manage several menial jobs over …

Marty Two Bulls Jr. is an Oglala Lakota citizen and a 2022 United States Artist Fellowship recipient. He is a full-time faculty member at Oglala Lakota College. He joins the newscast to talk about what this scholarship means to him. Brent Cahwee, Pawnee and Euchee, break down basketball: from high school state tournaments and NCAA …

The 112 acres of land the Prairie Island Indian community owns in West Lakeland Township could soon be placed in federal trust, according to a notice of intent issued by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Once the old Mogren Sod Farm becomes part of the reserve, it is no longer subject to local taxes, laws …

Halealoha Ayau, ‘Ōiwi (Photo: Office of Hawaiian Affairs) Earlier this month, Germany’s Ubersee museum began repatriating eight iwi kupuna, or Native Hawaiian ancestral remains. One of the delegates who traveled to Bremen was Halealoha Ayau from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. He tells us about effort. Evan Tlesla II Adams, an actor and Coast Salish …

Sandra Hale SchulmanSpecial in Indian country today Renowned Ojibwe artist Jim Denomie – whose works of “metaphorical surrealism” examined historical and contemporary events – died on March 1 after a short battle with cancer. He was 66 years old. An active artist to the end, he participated in Miami Art Week in December 2021 with …

“We think of being healthy as the norm and being sick as something unusual, and what has happened over time is that diet-related illnesses have made us much more sick than healthy, especially in adults,” says Mozaffarian. “When nine out of 10 adults are metabolically unhealthy, largely due to diet-related disease, you know we have …

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with the Indian community here on Sunday and appreciated their key role in shaping the country’s positive image in Australia and the new phase of bilateral relations. Jaishankar visited Australia from Feb. 10-13 on his first trip to the country as foreign minister. He attended the 4th Quadruple Foreign …

Melbourne: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with the Indian community here on Sunday and appreciated their key role in shaping the country’s positive image in Australia and the new phase of bilateral relations. Jaishankar visited Australia from Feb. 10-13 on his first trip to the country as foreign minister. He attended the 4th Quadruple …

Indian Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu highlights Diaspora as important pillar of India-US relations Members of the Indian community, members of the Diaspora and Friends of India celebrated the 73rd Republic Day of India in Washington, DC with a flag hoisting ceremony at India House January 26. Many others across the country watched India’s Ambassador to …

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 …

When Eva Marie Carney read a news story a few years ago about menstrual poverty among Native Americans in North America, she realized a problem she hadn’t thought of. She knew she had to use the resources she had to help young menstruators who were Aboriginal or living in predominantly Aboriginal communities. Carney is a …

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 Levi Rickert December 29, 2021 Opinion. Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide football team could be ranked number one in Division I College Football (SEC-West) ahead of tomorrow’s playoff game against the Cincinnati Bearcats, but if there was a ranking system for repatriation of indigenous remains, the University of Alabama could be ranked at …

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 …

“My Land, My Future”: Indigenous youth participate in a tribal homelands rally at the United States Capitol on November 14, 2018. Photo by Indianz.Com (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) WASHINGTON, DC – Lawmakers are set to approve another round of Indian country bills, including a long-awaited but controversial measure that will help tribes restore their homeland. Four …

Indians are one of the largest immigrant communities in the United States and Canada. But when it comes to finding a marriage partner, it is quite difficult to find the right partner due to compatibility issues or a lack of authenticity on regular matchmaking platforms. If you are an Indian living in the United States …

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Construction on the new Blackwater Community School, a two-story structure on the Gila River Indian community, located southeast of Phoenix, Arizona, was completed on August 31. school. The two-year construction on the 7.43-acre campus was in conjunction with Rosendin, the largest company of employee-owned electrical contractors, as well as Gilbane Construction Company and design partner …

Binoy and Reema Nazareth, originally from Mumbai, arrived in the United States over 20 years ago. Their Diwali celebrations were very different from their home in India, where every house was illuminated with lamps and lights. Parents of three say this is largely because in the late 90s Indian culture was not as widely accepted …

Sri Meenakshi Devasthanam is the third Hindu temple built in the United States in the past 50 years. (Courtesy of the Town of Pearland) After leaving their shoes at the main gate of the temple, visitors to Sri Meenakshi Devasthanam enter a room filled with tributes to gods and goddesses. More than a dozen statues …

The United States Capitol serves as the seat of the legislative branch of the United States government. Photo by Indianz.Com (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)Indian country’s bills set to pass in US House of Representatives Monday, November 1, 2021 Indianz.Com Seven bills from the Indian country are expected to pass in the United States House of Representatives …

SPOKANE, WA – Monday marks the start of Native American Heritage Month, a time when we can celebrate different cultures, traditions and histories while recognizing the significant contributions of Indigenous peoples. On Friday, members of the American Indian Community Center were at the Ruby River Hotel to educate Spokane residents and get them to join …

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, …

Nagpur, Oct 24 (PTI) Oneness is the biggest strength of Indian culture and it was this aspect that made it capable for us to become a ‘vishwa guru’ or world teacher, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said at an event here on Sunday.
Speaking on ‘Global Challenges to Communal Harmony and the Role of India’ at …

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is Deputy Chair of the 117th Congress Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Photo: SCIA SENATE HAS ONE YEAR EXTENSION FOR TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS TO USE COVID RELIEF 20 October 2021 Source: Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) Last night, the United States Senate passed the Flexible State, Local Government, Tribal and Territory Tax Adjustment, Infrastructure, …

Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska). Courtesy photo MURKOWSKI AND SULLIVAN SECURE EXTENSION OF COVID RELIEF DOLLARS FOR ALASKA NIGES Senate passes bill to allow unspent COVID relief dollars for infrastructure and disaster relief October 21, 2021 Source: Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (both R-Alaska) welcomed the Senate passage last night …

Twitter announced new features and updates for cricket fans in India. The microblogging platform has launched a live scoreboard for cricket matches and is testing the country’s very first Twitter community, Cricket Twitter – India. The platform has seen a significant increase in conversations around cricket on the platform over the past year. Between July …

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 …

On Wednesday, V Muraleedharan, Union Minister of State for External Affairs (MoS), interacted with the Indian community in the state of Connecticut in the United States. The Minister also joined the Indian community to celebrate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. “Had an engaging interaction with the vibrant Indian community of #Connecticut Glad to see their …

Today is Indigenous Peoples Day in the United States. The holiday celebrates and honors Native Americans, their cultures, and their rich history – past and present. It follows another day of remembrance — Orange Shirt Day — that began in Canada. It is recognized on September 30 and commemorates the legacy of Canada’s residential school …

Collected works of Mahatma Gandhi presented at the Skokie library, cultural program organized at the Indian consulate The Chicago Indian community celebrated the 152nd anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth by paying tribute to India’s freedom leader at an event at the Gandhi Statue in Skokie Memorial Park. Indian Consul General Amit Kumar, Gandhi Memorial Foundation …

Restorative Justice in Indian Country Wellness courts provide an example of how some tribal governments are using indigenous sovereignty to build a community-based justice system, rooted in support and trust rather than punishment. Michelle Chen ▪ April 16, 2021 The Penobscot Nation has embraced the wellness court as an alternative to incarceration. (North Wind Picture …

Tribal leaders and advocates are eyeing their communities’ futures with more hope after priority bills for Native leaders made it across the legislative finish line last week.  “I say unequivocally there’s never been a better time to be Indigenous and live in the state of Nevada,” said Stacey Montooth, executive director of the Nevada Indian …

The District of South Dakota has been an “Indian country district” since territorial days. What is now South Dakota was and is home to several different tribes that are commonly and collectively referred to as the “Sioux.” In the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty, all of the land west of the Missouri River, in what is …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-day visit to the United States, has landed at Washington Airport. During his visit, Modi will meet US President Joe Biden and participate in the Quad Summit. He described the Indo-American community as the “strength” of the country as he received a warm welcome at Joint Base …

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 …

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(AP) – The convicted child rapist emerged from the tree line without warning, quickly walked past fearful elders, and entered the Navajo house, where his 15-year-old daughter was feeding her pet rabbits. Soon after, the 6-foot-3 man known to be abusive emerged with the girl, promising to return in half an hour. But it was …

Ravi Patel Pierre Hvizdak Othe Desi Beer Co.‘s Dishoom! IPA takes its name from the Indian slang word for the sound of a punch in a Bollywood movie. This is appropriate, because the beer packs a touch of flavor. Light, thirst-quenching tropical flavors of mango, cantaloupe and, most importantly, coconut combine with a backbone of …

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 …

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 …

Contributed photo By Brendon Derr, Rylee Kirk, Anne Mickey, Allison Vaughn, McKenna Leavens and Leilani Fitzpatrick / Howard Center for Investigative Journalism The convicted child rapist emerged from the tree line without warning, quickly walked past fearful elders, and entered the Navajo house, where his 15-year-old daughter was feeding her pet rabbits. Soon after, the …

SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY – The masks are now required for everyone ages two and up to wear in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) which includes attractions, restaurants and hotels in the Talking Stick Entertainment District – Arizona Boardwalk, Odysea Aquarium, Medieval Times, Talking Stick Resort – following the increase in COVID-19 …

The visual medium is extremely powerful. We learn from what we see, so it’s important to make sure the little ones are watching meaningful content. And mythological dramas are a way to illuminate the rich Indian culture and traditions. Animated films do a great job of providing such content in an entertaining way. As Independence …

Visitors to the Talking Stick Entertainment District and the Pima Business Corridor will be required to wear a mask, effective immediately. ARIZONA, United States – The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian community has issued an immediate mask warrant, according to a statement released Friday. The community east of Scottsdale has announced that all visitors to the …

According to the Fort Belknap Indian Community, untreated waste from the former Zortman-Landusky mining complex is flowing into the reservation in Montana. Photo courtesy of Fort Belknap Indian CommunityTribes and conservation groups challenge DEQ to end ‘bad actors’ lawsuit The state environmental agency has dropped a lawsuit against a mining executive once involved in a …

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 …

SCHENECTADY – He doesn’t have an official title in the Quarter, but you might want to call him the King of Pepper. Meet Ramesh Doodnauth, the man perhaps responsible more than any other for the countless chili plants that are beginning to bloom around the Mont Pleasant neighborhood of Schenectady, a core of the city’s …

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. …

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 …

Deepa anand Deepa Anand focuses on Indian culture with custom tunic designs. CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, July 19, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Deepa’s ties to her Indian heritage fuel the growth of her custom tunic design business. For Deepa anand, the love of his Indian culture is not the only key to personal growth but also …

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) …

NEW DELHI: Haleem, a popular meat and wheat dish originally prepared in the city of Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana state in southern India, is the first cooked product to be awarded the status of geographical indication (GI) in the country. A melting pot of local Turkish, Arab and Indian traditions, Hyderabad’s unique dish now …

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 …

People wearing protective masks cross a road in front of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST) station in Mumbai | Photographer: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg Text size: A- A + Bangalore: Apna, an app startup that helps Indian blue-collar workers find jobs, has raised $ 70 million from Tiger Global and Insight Partners for a …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Courtesy of Julekha Dash Honor Indian heritage and family ties Patil attributes the winery’s success to the Virginia wine community as well as a distinctive Indian influence. On weekends, customers can pair their wines with samosas, chana masala (chickpea curry), spinach, and butter chicken. “A lot of people don’t know that you can pair Indian …

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 …

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 …

Birhor, spoken only by members of a nomadic tribal community of natural fiber rope makers in Jharkhand, now has fewer than 10,000 speakers. But there is hope: he has just received his first children’s book, Abun Ari Re (Our Environment). Bikram Jora’s 40-page multilingual illustrated book – words translated into Hindi and English – contains …

Art reflects life in different forms, be it painting, music, poetry, and even movies. Of all the art forms available, none has more reach than movies. For many years, film producers have used human emotions to captivate and educate people. The Indian Bollywood film industry has been active in this regard, releasing film scripts that …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said on Friday that English was not an Indian language and that mother tongue education, as suggested in the 2020 National Education Policy (NEP), would strengthen the Indian languages. He was speaking during a webinar on ‘NEP 2020 – The Brighter Future of Education’, hosted by ASSOCHAM. India got a new …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

At a recent dinner at a friend’s house in South Delhi, her teenage son said to me, “Why should I be fluent in Hindi? I don’t want to learn Hindi. It is the language of his birthplace and his parents: perhaps the only language his grandparents are comfortable in to this day. What a difference …

MUMBAI: Hindi continues to be the most widely spoken Indian language in the United States, followed by Gujarati and Telugu. However, in terms of percentage increase, if the 2010 data is compared to the most recent figures for 2017, the number of people speaking Telugu has increased the most – by 86%. Data from the …