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National Advisory Council on Indian Education hosts meeting in Washington DC

January 31, 2020 - 12:42am
The National Museum of the American Indian will host Indian educators on February 13-14.
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South Dakota settles Native discrimination lawsuit for $350,000

January 30, 2020 - 3:27am
The state of South Dakota has agreed to pay $350,000 to Native American job applicants as part of a settlement negotiated by the federal government.
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Native authors win accolades for sharing family stories in books

January 30, 2020 - 2:43am
Two Native authors who are sharing stories about Native family life have been recognized with prestigious book awards.
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House panel OKs bill to undo Trump changes to Endangered Species Act

January 30, 2020 - 12:05am
A House committee gave preliminary approval to a bill that would reverse Trump administration changes to the Endangered Species Act.
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Strength from perpetual grief: how Aboriginal people experience the bushfire crisis

January 29, 2020 - 11:04am
How do you support people forever attached to a landscape after an inferno tears through their homelands: decimating native food sources, burning through ancient scarred trees and destroying ancestral and totemic plants and animals?
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Reality check: Risk from virus remains 'very low' at this point

January 29, 2020 - 10:07am
The Indian Health Service's Phoenix Indian Medical Center has been taking the initiative to prepare for the respiratory illness known as the Novel Coronavirus.
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Taking care of the tribal elders

January 29, 2020 - 9:43am
One of the great strengths of tribal tradition was taking care of our elders.
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Supreme Court says ‘public charge’ rule can take effect – for now

January 29, 2020 - 9:23am
The Trump administration can enforce a new rule that will require immigrants show they will not need public assistance before they can gain admission to the United States.
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Presidential task force tackles 'epidemic' of missing and murdered in Indian Country

January 29, 2020 - 9:08am
Despite committing no new federal funds for the initiative, the Trump administration is moving forward with efforts to address the crisis of missing and murdered Native Americans.
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Author blames Crow child's death on Indian Child Welfare Act

January 29, 2020 - 3:04am
The mainstream media barely covered oral arguments in a critical Indian Child Welfare Act case last week but USA Today is here to make up for it with an opinion from a critic of the law.
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Morongo Band brings custom fire engine to the community

January 29, 2020 - 1:24am
The new fire engine, believed to be the first in the county designed to carry two types of firefighting foam, will help firefighters respond to incidents on the Morongo Reservation and across the region.
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Court voids state ‘ballot harvesting’ ban, out-of-precinct voting rule

January 28, 2020 - 11:36am
'For over a century, Arizona has repeatedly targeted its American Indian, Hispanic and African American citizens, limiting or eliminating their ability to vote and to participate in the political process,' a federal appeals court judge said.
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Interim Bolivian president Añez calls Indigenous citizens 'savages'

January 28, 2020 - 10:45am
The use of the term 'savage' is a racist insult not just to Indigenous Bolivians, but to all the Indigenous of North and South America.
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The dilemma of faith

January 28, 2020 - 10:28am
A look at the Indian wars in America tells us that the assassinations of the Sioux military leadership have been accepted as a common way to stop wars.
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Native Sun News Today: A 'Fast for the Future'

January 28, 2020 - 9:55am
Lyla June Johnston, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, went on a hunger strike for her campaign in New Mexico.
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Supreme Court set to resolve Indian Country case on second try

January 28, 2020 - 6:43am
Get ready for round two. The nation's highest court continues to prepare for another reservation boundary case after failing to reach a decision in the last one.
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'It makes you really not like your people': #StopDisenrolllment campaign returns amid rise in tribal removals

January 27, 2020 - 11:00am
Disenrollment is once again on the rise, according to tribal advocates and victims of a practice seen as unfair and dehumanizing.
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Rep. Markwayne Mullin: Taking a stand against human trafficking

January 27, 2020 - 11:00am
Native women and girls are disproportionately likely to become victims of sex trafficking.
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Rep. Tom Cole: Flawed impeachment of Donald Trump continues

January 27, 2020 - 11:00am
Since President Trump was elected, Democrats have wanted him out of office.
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Cherokee Nation renews hunting and fishing compact with state

January 27, 2020 - 11:00am
Hunting and fishing are traditional lifeways for Cherokees that date back generations.
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