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Indian Country headlines for Monday

September 14, 2020 - 3:01am

News we’re talking about: Alaska Native woman speaks out about lieutenant governor’s advances; agency abruptly drops plans for in-person Navajo Nation schooling; and a longtime leader in Native higher education has died

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Longtime leader in Native higher education dies

September 13, 2020 - 3:00pm

David Gipp served as president of United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota, for more than 37 years

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COVID-19: Several states brace for teacher shortages

September 13, 2020 - 12:27pm

Pandemic drives away some educators, leaving schools to search for substitutes

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Yvette Herrell faces tough rematch in swing congressional race

September 13, 2020 - 11:27am

The Cherokee Republican is trying again for a New Mexico U.S. House seat after a narrow 2018 loss. #NativeVote20

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Navajo Nation takes part in COVID vaccine study

September 12, 2020 - 4:00pm

‘If this study finds that the vaccine is effective against COVID-19, then American Indian and Alaska Native individuals and Indigenous people around the world would benefit’

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Indigenous community in Brazil celebrates 6 months without COVID-19

September 12, 2020 - 3:48pm

At the very start of the epidemic, women formed councils and visited residents at their homes to educate them about the peril of COVID-19 and how it is transmitted

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Top 10 Stories: What Indian Country read this past week as of September 12, 2020

September 12, 2020 - 1:27pm

What you, our Indian Country Today readers, read most

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Native American Journalists Association elects new leaders

September 12, 2020 - 9:00am

The Native American Journalists Association this week chose a new president and board of directors

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Services set for slain Tohono O'odham Nation officer

September 11, 2020 - 8:30pm

Bryan Brown was killed Aug. 27 after responding to to a call at a tribal casino near Why, Arizona

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Agency abruptly changes course on Navajo schooling

September 11, 2020 - 7:59pm

Bureau of Indian Education leaders offered no explanation for the sudden decision to drop a demand for in-person classes and offer remote learning on the reservation

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Reporters' roundtable: Wildfires bring 'danger level' air quality

September 11, 2020 - 6:27pm

Indian Country Today reporters' roundtable includes Joseph Orozco and Sue Matters.

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Tribal leader: Ensuring accurate census is a ‘life and death’ issue

September 11, 2020 - 5:30pm

Gila River Indian Community Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis joins witnesses at a House committee hearing to warn against an early end to the count

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Alaska Native woman speaks out about lieutenant governor’s advances

September 11, 2020 - 4:10pm

‘We just really needed to get the truth out there in order to protect my daughter’

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Judge halts plan to end Census early as tribal responses lag

September 11, 2020 - 12:30pm

Ruling comes after Navajo Nation, Gila River Indian Community join lawsuit

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'We've always been forgotten'

September 11, 2020 - 9:30am

Peru's Shipibo understood the healing power of plants but with pandemic 'we are discovering new things'

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Indian Country headlines for Friday

September 11, 2020 - 3:20am

News we’re talking about today, Friday Sept. 10, 2020: Tribe, states sue to halt Arctic oil, gas development; NM Native vote suppressed; Truth about verbal sexual misconduct by Alaska Native leader revealed; and more

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Battered by COVID, tribes race to boost census count

September 10, 2020 - 8:48pm

Almost all of the nation's reservations trail significantly behind the rest of the country in the tally

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Native Nerd: It's been 'tough' for critics

September 10, 2020 - 4:34pm

Indian Country Today newscast for Tuesday September 10, 2020 with guest Vincent Schilling, associate producer.

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Grand Canyon bison sent to Great Plains tribes

September 10, 2020 - 4:05pm

The transfer is part of a park plan to reduce its herd

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NFL is back (stereotypes and all)

September 10, 2020 - 2:56pm

Not in Our Honor: NFL team 'may address the more blatant racist behaviors in the stadium, it does not address the overall racism and appropriation of Native culture inherent with utilizing a race of People as a mascot'

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