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December 05, 2022 Jenna Kunze
Indigenous leaders across Canada are calling for a national state of emergency following one man’s serial murder of four First Nations women in Winnipeg, Manitoba, within weeks of one another in the spring of 2022.
Currents
December 05, 2022 Native News Online Staff Currents 630
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of tribal leaders attended the White House Tribal Nations Summit last week in the nation's capital. While most of the summit dealt with policy issues that impact Indian Country, some moments were worth noting, as captured by Native News Online:
Opinion
December 05, 2022 Levi Rickert Opinion 1555
Opinion. The day before last week’s White House Tribal Nation Summit kicked off, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) held a meeting with several dozen tribal leaders from across Indian Country at the Capital Hilton. They met to prepare for high-level discussions with high-ranking Biden administration officials that would take place at the summit.
December 04, 2022 Chuck Hoskin Jr Opinion 1549
Guest Opinion. Almost 200 years ago, the Treaty of New Echota between Cherokee Nation and the United States government was signed. Two years ago, I called on the U.S. to finally fulfill a commitment made in that treaty by seating a Cherokee Nation delegate in Congress, and I nominated Kim Teehee for the role. Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives finally held a historic hearing on this matter.
Sovereignty
December 05, 2022 Elyse Wild Sovereignty 176
At the White House Tribal Summit last week, Native News Online publisher Levi Rickert sat down with Cherokee Nation Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr. and Kim Teehee, the first-ever nominee to represent the tribe as a delegate in U.S. Congress.
December 03, 2022 Native News Online Staff Sovereignty 1154
The NDN Collective announced on Thursdyay recipients of the Community Self Determination Grant, an unprecedented grant opportunity which will support and invest in the long-term visions, priorities, and power building of Indigenous nations, communities, and peoples.
Education
November 22, 2022 Native News Online Staff Education 2687
Roughly 60 school districts in the state of New York risk losing state aid should they not remove Native American imagery and namesake from their mascots or logos by the end of the school year, according to a new memo from James Baldwin, the senior deputy commissioner at the state’s education department.
November 21, 2022 Darren Thompson Education 2546
Mission, South Dakota—Lionel R. Bordeaux, 82, a Rosebud Lakota Sioux tribal citizen and Sinte Gleska University’s President since 1973, passed away on November 16. He was 82. No cause has been given to his death.
Arts & Entertainment
December 01, 2022 Levi Rickert Arts & Entertainment 1844
Pictureworks Entertainment is looking for the actor play iconic Olymypian Jim Thorpe in the upcoming feature film Thorpe . Director Tracey Deer, who was selected late last month to direct the film, and Rene Haynes, casting director, made the announcement in a press release last night.
December 01, 2022 Native News Online Staff Arts & Entertainment 765
This weekend and next week in Indian Country, holiday markets kick off, film screenings abound and the American Association of Indian Affairs celebrates 100 years with the first annual Tribal Museum Day. Here is Native News Online’s weekly round-up of arts, culture and entertainment offerings around Indian Country.
Health
Environment
December 01, 2022 Darren Thompson Environment 1217
WASHINGTON— Yesterday, the Department of Interior (DOI) announced the launching of a new program for federally recognized tribes seeking to relocate as a result of climate change.
November 23, 2022 Darren Thompson Environment 3055
WASHINGTON —On Thursday, November 17, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided it would rehear Apache Stronghold v. United States after ruling earlier this year that a private mine can proceed with operations while a lawsuit is pending.