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Friday, January 1, 2021

January 1, 2021 - 9:00am

Tlingit artist Rico Worl’s stamp design for the U.S. Postal Service.

Wisconsin’s missing and murdered Indigenous women task force begins work Tlingit artist talks about his postal stamp design set for distribution this year https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn010121.mp3

The post Friday, January 1, 2021 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Thursday, December 31, 2020

December 31, 2020 - 12:03pm

In addition to providing for infrastructure improvements, the $1.9 billion water rights compact ratified by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes transfers management of the National Bison Range to the tribes.

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes officially ratified a water rights compact with the state of Montana and federal government for nearly $2 billion in infrastructure improvements The Nez Perce Tribe is reclaiming nearly 150 acres of land they were forced to leave more than a century ago https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn123120.mp3

The post Thursday, December 31, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

December 30, 2020 - 12:23pm

A still image from a National Park Service ranger body cam leading up to the ranger using a Taser to subdue Darrell House.

The National Park Service released body camera footage of a park ranger using a Taser on a Native man at the Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico Department of Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland tells tribal leaders she’s committed to fully honoring the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn123020.mp3

The post Wednesday, December 30, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

December 29, 2020 - 11:25am

Moderna COVID-19 vaccines were recently delivered to sites across Indian Country. (Photo-Indian Health Service, Facebook)

Oglala Sioux community leaders take COVID-19 vaccine to build trust Little Shell Tribe in Montana works to open its own health care clinic https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn122920.mp3

The post Tuesday, December 29, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Monday, December 28, 2020

December 28, 2020 - 11:23am

Tristan Picotte is the 50th student to graduate in the Tiospaye Scholar Program at South Dakota Mines.

Tribes hope for Bears Ears restoration under Biden administration Native graduate makes strides in science and engineering program https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn122820.mp3

The post Monday, December 28, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Friday, December 25, 2020

December 25, 2020 - 8:00am

“A Tlingit Christmas Carol!” Perseverance Theatre transforms a classic holiday story. (Screenshot)

Largely Indigenous theater production transforms classic holiday tale Cherokee Nation professor recognized for book on Cherokee history https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn122520.mp3

The post Friday, December 25, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

December 24, 2020 - 11:57am

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe begins COVID-19 vaccinations. (Photo-Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Care Center, Facebook)

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe begins COVID-19 vaccines for health workers and elders Southeast Alaska tribes join lawsuit to restore protections to Tongass National Forest Canadian correctional officers charged in incident involving death of Indigenous man https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn122420.mp3

The post Thursday, December 24, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

December 23, 2020 - 11:42am

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde. (Photo-Assembly of First Nations, Facebook)

AFN national chief calls on Canada to invest in Indigenous communities Tribal irrigation project and bison management included in spending bill https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn122320.mp3

The post Wednesday, December 23, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

December 22, 2020 - 11:43am

The site of the Coquille Tribe’s health clinic in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo-Brian Bull)

Tribal water rights included in spending bill Coquille tribe to open health clinic in Eugene Hopi Tribe begins COVID-19 vaccinations https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn122220.mp3

The post Tuesday, December 22, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Monday, December 21, 2020

December 21, 2020 - 11:56am

Congresswoman Deb Haaland speaks during a Biden-Harris Transition Team event in Delaware. (Screenshot)

Biden announces climate team, which includes Congresswoman Haaland Montana’s missing Indigenous persons task force discusses next steps https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn122120.mp3

The post Monday, December 21, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Friday, December 18, 2020

December 18, 2020 - 12:08pm

Congresswoman Deb Haaland and tribal leaders in New Mexico. (Photo-All Pueblo Council of Governors)

Indian Country celebrates news Congresswoman Haaland picked for Biden’s cabinet Cherokee Nation professor at University of Oregon recognized by global organization https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn121820.mp3

The post Friday, December 18, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

December 17, 2020 - 12:13pm

COVID-19 vaccines are put in storage after they arrive in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo-Tanana Chiefs Conference, Facebook)

Indigenous people fight oil development More tribes receive COVID-19 vaccines https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn121720.mp3

The post Thursday, December 17, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

December 16, 2020 - 12:07pm

National Institutes of Health (NIH) discussion on COVID-19 and American Indian/Alaska Native communities. (Screenshot-NIH, Facebook)

Dr. Fauci talks about COVID-19 vaccines for Native communities Navajo area IHS distributes first allocation of COVID-19 vaccines Senator Udall tight-lipped on possible Interior Secretary pick https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn121620.mp3

The post Wednesday, December 16, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

December 15, 2020 - 12:07pm

U.S. Public Health Service Capt. Jefferson Fredy receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a Navajo Area IHS. (Photo-Indian Health Service, Facebook)

Three tribal leaders vote as Arizona Presidential Electors New Oglala Sioux Tribal vice president gets right to work Indian Health Service begins COVID-19 vaccinations https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn121520.mp3

The post Tuesday, December 15, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

December 14, 2020 - 12:08pm

Indian Health Service staff receive demonstration of COVID-19 vaccine storage units. (Photo-IHS, Facebook)

Indian Health Service prepares for COVID-19 vaccine distribution Rep. Haaland says she’ll support Biden’s pick for Interior Secretary Change the name advocates praise news Cleveland Indians to drop name https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn121420.mp3

The post Monday, December 14, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Friday, December 11, 2020

December 11, 2020 - 11:56am

Navajo Nation COVID-19 map. The tribe plans to start vaccine distribution . (Photo-Navajo Nation)

Montana tribes raise concerns television show trying to use them without permission Tribes prepare for COVID-19 vaccine distribution through the Indian Health Service https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn121120.mp3

The post Friday, December 11, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

December 10, 2020 - 11:49am

Task force releases report on New Mexico Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives. (Image-NM MMIWR Report)

Native women’s advocates in New Mexico call for more resources to address MMIW Leader of South and Eastern Tribes calls on Congress for a number of policy fixes https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn121020-1.mp3

The post Thursday, December 10, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

December 9, 2020 - 11:40am

Native American Health Sciences program at Washington State University sees success amid pandemic. (Photo-WSU Spokane Native American Health Sciences, Facebook)

Minneapolis parks president seeks to work with Native community Native American health program sees success amid pandemic Senator Udall says working with tribes honor of a lifetime https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn120920.mp3

The post Wednesday, December 9, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

December 8, 2020 - 11:45am

National Chief Perry Bellegarde. (Photo-Assembly of First Nations, Facebook)

Assembly of First Nations chief will not seek reelection Native women discuss MMIW challenges, seek solutions Yurok Tribal Council votes to close reservation https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn120820.mp3

The post Tuesday, December 8, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Monday, December 7, 2020

December 7, 2020 - 11:52am

Navajo Nation COVID-19 graph of cases between March to December 6, 2020. (Screenshot)

Montana tribes take part in pilot project on missing and murdered Indigenous people Updated COVID-19 orders go into effect on Navajo land as tribe hit with second wave https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/nnn120720.mp3

The post Monday, December 7, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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