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April 22, 2024 Maria Parazo Rose
For more than 20 years, Tom Goldtooth has listened to conversations about the negative impacts fossil fuels and carbon markets have on Indigenous peoples. On Wednesday, Goldtooth and the Indigenous Environmental Network, or IEN, called for a permanent end to carbon markets. Beyond being an ineffective tool for mitigating climate change, the organization argues; they harm, exploit, and divide Native communities around the world.
Currents
April 23, 2024 Indigenous Journalists Association Currents 329
Christine Trudeau, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, president of the Indigenous Journalists Association, delivered an intervention today at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City during the 23rd session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Opinion
April 22, 2024 Levi Rickert Opinion 1098
Opinion. This week is celebrated as Earth Week. On Monday, April 22, Americans will commemorate the 54th anniversary of the first Earth Day back in 1970. The day was established as a community-based effort to bring awareness to environmental issues.
April 21, 2024 Chuck Hoskin Jr Opinion 811
Guest Opinion. Since time immemorial, Cherokees have understood that we must treat the land, water, air, and all living creatures that share these resources with great respect. Protecting our precious natural resources is deeply personal for myself and Cherokee Nation First Lady January Hoskin.
Sovereignty
April 22, 2024 Levi Rickert Sovereignty 340
HOLLISTER, N.C. — The aroma of fry bread and barbeque was in the spring air on Friday night on the powwow grounds of the Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe in Hollister, North Carolina. There was a festive spirit among families, friends, and fellow tribal community members as the 59th Annual “Blooming of the Dogwood” Haliwa-Saponi Powwow was kicked off for the weekend. For some, it was an opportunity to see family and friends they had not seen for a while.
April 22, 2024 Jenna Kunze Sovereignty 859
On the floor of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in New York City last week, National Congress of American Indians President Mark Macarro gave a statement advocating for advanced participation of Indigenous Peoples.
Education
April 18, 2024 Native News Online Staff Education 1018
On April 12, 2024, DePaul University in Chicago was designated an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) for the fiscal year 2024 by the U.S. Department of Education.
April 17, 2024 Native News Online Staff Education 1218
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Foundation continues to welcome grant applications for its Technology in Schools Program, aimed at supporting Santa Barbara County schools in enhancing classroom technology for students.
Arts & Entertainment
April 22, 2024 Kaili Berg Arts & Entertainment 311
Five Indigenous celebrity chefs will prepare traditional Indigenous dishes for the American Indian College Fund's EATSS event (Epicurean Award to Support Scholars) scheduled for the evening of April 30 at the Lighthouse Pier in New York City.
April 19, 2024 Kaili Berg Arts & Entertainment 1043
This week, there are plenty of events in Indian Country for everyone to enjoy. From powwows to a Native American Health Summit and Spring Arts Market, here is Native News Online’s weekly round-up of arts, culture, and entertainment offerings around Indian Country.
Health
Environment
April 22, 2024 Native News Online Staff Environment 166
This Earth Day, President Joe Biden announced $7 million in solar grant funding to deliver residential solar power to close to one million low-income households.
April 22, 2024 Native News Online Staff Environment 429
The Native American Rights Fund has received a $100,000 grant from the First Nation’s Development Institute’s “Stewarding Native Lands ” Program.