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'All hands on deck': Indian Country diabetes program faces loss of funding again

February 4, 2020 - 10:39am
A successful program that helps tribes address high rates of diabetes in their communities is once again in danger of expiring despite widespread and bipartisan support.
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Native veterans legislation gaining steam on Capitol Hill

February 4, 2020 - 9:29am
American Indians and Alaska Natives enlist in the U.S. military at the highest rates, per capita, of any racial or ethnic group.
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Health provider offers cooking classes to address high rates of diabetes among Native Americans

February 4, 2020 - 9:26am
A free 20-week course helps Indigenous people make simple and healthful meals that are good for diabetics.
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Native Sun News Today: ‘The brotherhood of the buffalo’

February 4, 2020 - 9:10am
A new partnership aims to promote food sovereignty by helping tribal farmers and ranchers.
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Iowa caucus, Native style

February 3, 2020 - 11:51am
There are 1,678 caucus rooms in the state of Iowa. Only one is located in Indian Country.
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Being Frank: We must demand a healthy Puget Sound

February 3, 2020 - 11:30am
Treaty tribes in western Washington are offering bold actions needed to recover the health of Puget Sound.
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House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples takes up legislation

February 3, 2020 - 11:12am
Bills to address tribal homelands, a Native youth treatment center and tribal bison are on the agenda on Capitol Hill.
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YES! Magazine: Tribes seek role in managing ocean habitats in treaty territory

February 3, 2020 - 11:00am
An inspiring collaboration on the Pacific Coast blew fishery conservation goals out of the water.
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The Revelator: Residents of small town derail fracking operation

February 3, 2020 - 11:00am
A small town that’s home to the famous Best Friends Animal Society took an unconventional path to face down a fracking operation.
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Chuck Hoskin: Assessing the future of hemp and cannabis

February 3, 2020 - 11:00am
The way that our society views hemp and cannabis is evolving, with many questions yet to be answered in the public’s mind.
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Sinema, McSally split as Senate rejects call for impeachment witnesses

February 3, 2020 - 11:00am
President Donald Trump is headed toward an acquittal in his impeachment trial after Republicans blocked a call for witness testimony.
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Tribal Achiever Series: Shawnee Real Bird takes to the skies

February 3, 2020 - 11:00am
Shawnee Real Bird, age 21, will soon become the first female Native American from a tribe to obtain a commercial pilot’s license.
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Tim Giago: Finding a friend at the Post Office

February 3, 2020 - 11:00am
It was a part of my day to stop at the post office to pick up my business mail every morning including on Saturdays.
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Sault Ste. Marie Tribe hails end to nuclear waste project

February 3, 2020 - 10:18am
The Sault Tribe has taken a leadership position in defending the waters of the upper Great Lakes from industrial pollution.
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The pain of losing a grandson

February 3, 2020 - 10:01am
Violence on the reservation is an epidemic and little is done to prevent it or even bring it to anyone's attention.
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Rep. Markwayne Mullin: Democrats ignore true problems in America

February 3, 2020 - 12:53am
There are real problems the American people are facing every day that need our attention.
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Rep. Tom Cole: Let's celebrate school choice

February 3, 2020 - 12:38am
As a former educator, I understand how important it is for our children to have access to a quality education.
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American Indian College Fund secures grant to boost Native women in STEM

January 31, 2020 - 11:13am
The American Indian College Fund will continue to help grow the number of Native women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
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Are SD Republicans trapped in history’s time warp?

January 31, 2020 - 11:00am
The Republican regime in South Dakota has an intolerable regime for those who have a stake in the control of people and animals for profit.
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Honoring Selena Not Afraid

January 31, 2020 - 9:48am
In honor of missing and murdered indigenous women, a group of relay runners traveled 350 miles for the memorial service of Selena Not Afraid, a 16-year-old Crow girl who went missing and was found dead.
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