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Navajo Nation President Nez Warns of Covid-19 Variants

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - March 1, 2021 - 10:52pm

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky stated on Monday that the country may be at risk of increasing Covid-19 infections due to the spread of Covid-19 variants and reports of some states easing public health measures that help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Covid-19 Impact and Vaccination Explored in Native News Online's Live Stream

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - March 1, 2021 - 10:01pm

On Feb. 25, Native News Online hosted an online forum on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Indian Country, aimed at raising vaccine awareness and addressing vaccine hesitancy throughout tribal nations.

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Meeting the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native caregivers

NATIONAL NEWS - March 1, 2021 - 9:50pm
… communities of color. For American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) … Best practices to support American Indian and Alaska Native caregivers Persistent health disparities … resolve the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native caregivers. This article is …
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USDA Pauses Land Transfer of Oak Flat Pending Further Review

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - March 1, 2021 - 9:03pm

WASHINGTON — Citing the Presidential Memorandum signed by President Joe Biden on Jan. 26 on tribal consultation and strengthening nation to nation relationships, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) has put on hold the transfer of 5,439 acres of high-value conservation land in Arizona to Resolution Copper.

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Evening briefs in Indian Country

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - March 1, 2021 - 8:30pm

Relax, here is the news from Monday, March 1

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Navajo Nation confirms 12 new COVID-19 cases

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - March 1, 2021 - 8:14pm

The latest figures from tribal health officials bring the total number of COVID-19 cases to 29,754 cases since the pandemic began

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March 2021 Pendleton Giveaway

POWWOWS.COM - March 1, 2021 - 8:05pm

March 2021 Pendleton GiveawayEnter early and enter often for more chances to win! Prizes 1st – Chief Joseph Pendleton Blanket 2nd – Pendleton Face Mask 3rd – Pendleton Face Mask  

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Deb Haaland's next Senate meeting set

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - March 1, 2021 - 7:46pm

The Senate energy committee will host a business meeting Thursday to vote on how to process Rep. Deb Haaland’s nomination

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Proposal would create a new state-recognized tribe in Maine

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - March 1, 2021 - 7:30pm

Former Houlton Band of Maliseets tribal Rep. David Slagger is seeking state recognition for the Kineo Band of Maliseet

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Charlie Hill’s Legacy

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - March 1, 2021 - 7:01pm

Either one-on-one or before a crowd, Charlie Hill was a champion for Native people and their causes. May we never forget his legacy.

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Tiffany Midge Announces Tribal College Student Creative Writing Winners

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - March 1, 2021 - 6:21pm

TCJ Student guest editor and acclaimed author Tiffany Midge (Hunkpapa Lakota) has announced the winners of the 2021 TCJ Student creative writing contest.

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What’s old is new: The return of Peacemaking

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - March 1, 2021 - 6:00pm

Tribal — and even state — courts turn to ancient practices for better outcomes

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#NativeNerd: ‘The Golden Globes were weird, glitchy and controversial'

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - March 1, 2021 - 5:36pm

Los Angeles Times called out the Globes for no Black members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association - 'But hey, at least Mark Ruffalo and Chadwick Boseman won'

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USDA Rescinds Environmental Decision On Ariz. Copper Mine

LAW360 (Native feed) - March 1, 2021 - 4:48pm
The federal government said Monday that it is withdrawing a last-minute Trump administration environmental impact statement regarding a land swap for the Resolution Copper mine project in Arizona, only hours before its deadline to reply to an Apache nonprofit's emergency Ninth Circuit appeal.

USDA puts brakes on Oak Flat transfer - for now

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - March 1, 2021 - 4:17pm

'Oak Flat is still on death row. Essentially, they're just changing the execution date'

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Native artist culturing digitally

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - March 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

On the show Monday is Marlena Myles, a self-taught Spirit Lake Dakota, Mohegan and Muscogee. Her art brings modernity to Indigenous history, languages and oral traditions. Mary Annette Pember is a national correspondent here at Indian Country Today.She joins us to talk about one of her recent stories on the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline.

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Judge Says Utility Co. Must Face Challenge In Tribal Court

LAW360 (Native feed) - March 1, 2021 - 3:09pm
A Montana federal judge has ruled that a tribal court had authority to hear a dispute between a Crow Tribe member and the utility company he accused of illegally shutting off his power in the middle of winter.

CARES Act Ruling Endangers Alaska Natives, High Court Told

LAW360 (Native feed) - March 1, 2021 - 2:53pm
An Alaska Native corporation urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to overturn a D.C. Circuit decision that ANCs can't have a share of $8 billion in COVID-19 relief meant for Native American tribal governments, saying the ruling could upend health services for Alaska Natives amid the pandemic.

New Study Reveals the Impact of COVID-19 on Tribal College Students

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - March 1, 2021 - 2:22pm

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) has released findings of a broad survey of tribal college and university (TCU) student experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Montana tribe fast-tracks its health service debut

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - March 1, 2021 - 1:07pm

Federal pandemic relief dollars are speeding up the Little Shell Tribe’s ability to build its own clinic

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