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January 21, 2022 Jenna Kunze
The controversial Theodore Roosevelt statue was quietly removed from its decades-long perch in front of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City Wednesday night by museum contractors.
Currents
January 20, 2022 Levi Rickert and Valerie Vande Panne Currents 1726
One year ago, today, President Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th President of the United States. In anticipation of the first year of the Biden-Harris administration, Native News Online on Wednesday interviewed Special Assistant to the President for Native American Affairs Libby Washburn (Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma) in a video call.
Opinion
January 18, 2022 Pedro Noé Morales Opinion 1768
As a child of perhaps five or six, I had an encounter with a young Indigenous mother selling corn gorditas in the market behind the cathedral in Juarez, my hometown, just south of the Mexico-Texas border. She was one of many Rarámuri (Light on their Feet) people, whose presence in those lands preceded all known organized world religions.
January 17, 2022 Levi Rickert Opinion 2208
The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the great civil rights icon, fought hard for the right to vote for all Americans. He did so in the deep South where Jim Crow laws made it impossible for Blacks to exercise their rights to vote.
Sovereignty
January 20, 2022 Jenna Kunze Sovereignty 1017
In the more than 30-year battle between tribes seeking the repatriation of their ancestors’ remains and cultural items, and the institutions holding them, there are several excuses institutions use that do little to facilitate respect for tribes and compliance with federal law.
January 20, 2022 Jenna Kunze Sovereignty 1305
When the news broke last May of a First Nations tribe in Canada using ground-penetrating radar to discover 215 unmarked graves of children at the site of a former Indian residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia, major media outlets all over the world picked up the story, but very few explained what ground-penetrating radar actually is and how it’s used. Native News Online included.
Education
January 11, 2022 Jenna Kunze Education 3576
“Poetry can make someone fall in love with you,” Joy Harjo (Muscogee Nation) says into the camera. “Poetry can make you fall in love with yourself.”
January 10, 2022 Courtesy Columbia Law News Education 2210
A member of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, Brossy is senior counsel in the American Indian Policy and Regulation practice at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, in Washington, D.C.
Arts & Entertainment
January 21, 2022 Tamara Ikenberg Arts & Entertainment 313
This weekend and next week, Indian Country is presenting a beautiful blend of music and art, photography, and sweet surprises.
January 18, 2022 Native News Online Staff Arts & Entertainment 1963
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) announced its nominees for the 2022 Writers Guild Awards on Thursday, January 13 and “Reservation Dogs” is among the top nominees.
Health
Environment
January 18, 2022 Darren Thompson Environment 1794
On Friday, January 14, U.S. Representative Dina Titus (D-Las Vegas) said during a press conference in Las Vegas that she plans on introducing legislation to Congress designated to make an area south of Las Vegas a national monument within the next few days.
January 13, 2022 Native News Online Staff Environment 1692
In the continued battle between tribes and government over the re-listing of Northern Rockies gray wolves under the Endangered Species Act, scientists have weighed in, with a letter addressed to Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland.