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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

July 22, 2020 - 12:07pm

2020 U.S. Census Indian Country material. (Screenshot)

Oklahoma Supreme Court rules gaming compacts with two tribes are invalid Advocates work to keep momentum of 2020 Census going amid COVID-19 Jill Biden joins DNC Native Caucus to campaign for Joe Biden for president https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn072220.mp3

The post Wednesday, July 22, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

July 21, 2020 - 12:04pm

Native youth leader Marco Ovando testifies before a U.S. House subcommittee hearing about mental health and healing. (Screenshot)

Native youth talk about struggles of mental health issues during COVID-19 Leaders of three Oklahoma tribes say more dialog is needed on jurisdiction https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn072120.mp3

The post Tuesday, July 21, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

July 20, 2020 - 11:36am

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights holds hearing on COVID-19 and Indian Country. (Screenshot)

Tribal leaders say broken promises have led to severe COVID-19 impacts on tribes First Nations in Quebec mark 30 year anniversary of standoff, call for land back https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn072020.mp3

The post Monday, July 20, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020 - 12:35pm

A group U.S. senators and tribal officials want more transparency from the CDC on COVID-19 data.

U.S. senators press the Trump Administration to explain why they’re withholding data from tribes on COVID-19 Oklahoma’s attorney general has reached an agreement with tribes on legal jurisdiction after a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn071720.mp3

The post Friday, July 17, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020 - 12:08pm

Training flyer. (North Dakota Native Vote, Facebook)

Native vote group to host virtual trainings Navajo Nation seeks E-Rate funding for digital libraries Oklahoma governor tests positive for COVID-19 https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn071620.mp3

The post Thursday, July 16, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020 - 11:21am

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez gives COVID-19 update during a virtual town hall. (Screenshot, Facebook)

Two pipeline updates in federal courts with new filings Navajo leader cautiously optimistic about COVID-19 https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn071520.mp3

The post Wednesday, July 15, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020 - 11:31am

2020 NEA National Heritage Fellow Wayne Valliere Sr. works on a canoe.  (Photo-Tim Frandy)

Native rights advocate Suzan Harjo weighs in on R-word end in NFL Two Native artists in Wisconsin named National Heritage Fellows https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn071420.mp3

The post Tuesday, July 14, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Monday, July 13, 2020

July 13, 2020 - 11:55am

Change the name banner. (Photo-Arizona to Rally Against Native Mascots, Facebook)

Native advocate welcomes Washington Football Team name change Tribal leaders press U.S. lawmakers to pass water legislation https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn071320.mp3

The post Monday, July 13, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020 - 12:11pm

Official music video, PROTECT YOUR PEOPLE – Foreshadow. (Screenshot, Foreshadow406, YouTube)

Montana tribes reach out to youth about COVID-19 through music Tribes applaud Supreme Court affirming sovereignty and treaties https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn071020.mp3

The post Friday, July 10, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

July 9, 2020 - 12:17pm

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee is exploring how Indian Country is being impacted by COVID-19.

Landmark victory for Indian Country in Supreme Court House committee explores COVID-19 impacts in Indian Country Wisconsin forms missing and murdered Indigenous women task force https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn070920.mp3

The post Thursday, July 9, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

July 8, 2020 - 11:53am

The United National Indian Tribal Youth annual gathering is virtual for 2020. (Image-UNITY)

Montana court blocks ballot collection law Native groups vow to fight pipeline expansion Attorney discusses Keystone XL ruling Native youth take part in virtual gathering https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn070820.mp3

The post Wednesday, July 8, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

July 7, 2020 - 11:30am

Native people block a road to Mount Rushmore during a land back action leading up to President Trump’s recent visit to South Dakota. (Photo-Chynna Lockett)

Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline remains blocked Tribes claim victory in Dakota Access Pipeline ruling Native leader released from jail after land back action https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn070720.mp3

The post Tuesday, July 7, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

July 6, 2020 - 12:10pm

Indigenous people and allies hold a land and treaty defense action leading up to President Trump’s visit to Mount Rushmore. (Photo-Willi White, NDN Collective)

Federal judge rules Dakota Access Pipeline must be shutdown Legal defense fund announced after arrests at Mount Rushmore Indigenous people mark Canada Day with counter demonstrations Native groups respond to Washington Football Team name review https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn070620.mp3

The post Monday, July 6, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020 - 9:00am

A mural of a Native woman and Turtle Island on a wall in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo-Rhonda LeValdo)

Native chef helps deliver food to elders in Minneapolis South Dakota tribe begins work to manage bison herd https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn070320.mp3

The post Friday, July 3, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020 - 11:56am

U.S. Senator Tom Udall questions a panel at a hearing on COVID-19 response in Native communities. (Screenshot)

Bill introduced in Congress seeks to improve water access to tribes IHS director questioned by Senate committee about PPE purchase Protest planned in South Dakota ahead of President Trump’s visit https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn070220.mp3

The post Thursday, July 2, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

July 1, 2020 - 11:08am

Members of the Native community host an Indigenous solidarity event with the Black community in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo-Brian Bull)

Native community in Eugene hosts solidarity event with Black community Cincinnati Native coalition calls for end of high school’s R-word mascot Navajo Nation leaders extend emergency COVID-19 orders and closures https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn070120.mp3

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020 - 12:14pm

A New Mexico judge determined the state has not made enough progress toward equitable public education yet (Photo: Don Harder via Flickr C/C).

A judge denied the state of New Mexico’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit over inequitable education Protesters plan to meet President Trump’s appearance at Mt. Rushmore The Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana is under a mandatory 14-day stay-at-home order https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/nnn063020.mp3

The post Tuesday, June 30, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

June 29, 2020 - 12:18pm

Reduced gaming revenues contributed to the Ho-Chunk Nation’s decision to permanently lay off tribal employees (Photo: Corey Coyle via Wikimedia Commons)

A coalition of indigenous women is calling on former Colorado Gov. John Hicklooper to drop out of the U.S. Senate race over what they say are disparaging images The Ho-Chunk tribe of Wisconsin has permanently laid off a number of employees Navajo Nation officials call on the state of New Mexico to end efforts to dismiss a landmark education case meant to address educational inequities in the state https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/nnn062920.mp3

The post Monday, June 29, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020 - 11:39am
Navajo Nation leaders want New Mexico to drop its opposition to a landmark education ruling. Navajo officials remain vigilant as coronavirus infections spike in Arizona An Alaskan city appoints three indigenous women to a public safety advisory panel https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/nnn062620.mp3

The post Friday, June 26, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020 - 11:52am
Tribal governments are suing over new rules that roll back federal water protections And Canadian officials dropped charges against a First Nations chief whose violent arrest sparked protests https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/nnn062520.mp3

The post Thursday, June 25, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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