LATEST GLOBAL INDIGENOUS NEWS
VA: Solicitation of Nominations for the Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service, Billings Area Representative
HRSA: Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Infant and Maternal Mortality (Formerly the Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality)
The Brandon Friendship Centre GAP youth outreach is holding workshops to help Indigenous youth translate their experiences into employable skills — part of a larger effort in Brandon aimed at the inclusion of Indigenous people and communities in economic opportunities.
Inuit have hunted caribou in Labrador for countless generations — a practice that is now illegal because of the collapse of the once-massive George River Herd. A new documentary examines the impact of losing a critical source of food, and an integral part of Inuit culture.
WASHINGTON — The biggest news out of the nation's capital this week was the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that passed both houses of Congress. It passed the U.S. Senate last Sunday and the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday. It is expecated to be sigend into law by President Joe Biden within days. Read about its impact on Indian Country here.
The federal government is providing $34 million to four N.W.T. Métis communities for housing-related projects.
Hundreds of people of all ages turned out at St. John's Park in Winnipeg Saturday afternoon for the 14th annual No Stone Unturned Concert for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, which offers a chance to gather in support of those who have lost loved ones.
Runners laced up for a half-marathon outside a prison just north of Winnipeg on Saturday morning to raise money and awareness to support incarcerated Manitobans and their families.
Artists draw on Indigenous teachings, land-based learning to create water vessels at Manitoba workshop
A Winnipeg-based artist is getting her hands dirty this summer for a 10-day workshop in Grand Rapids, Man., that focuses on harvesting clay by hand to create traditional Indigenous water vessels.
Fifty-five years after Tootsie Jimmy-Charlie was found dead in a Whitehorse dump, RCMP acknowledge their investigation was flawed.
Team Haudenosaunee and five other nations are competing in Winnipeg this week at the World Junior Lacrosse Championships.
Métis beader Jessie Pruden — known as Bead 'n Butter — is heartbroken after parcels containing her handmade earrings were stolen from a Canada Post mailbox.
Nicole Aunapu Mann will make history next month as she becomes the first Native American woman to fly into space. Mann, who is enrolled in the Wailacki of the Round Valley Indian Tribes in Northern California, will lift off aboard.....
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Artists from hundreds of Native nations are tending to their booths in the streets of Santa Fe, selling works they’ve labored for months to prepare. SWAIA’s Santa Fe Indian Market has come a long way in 100 years. We’ll hear from the artists, designers and organizers to get a feel for what’s in store for the next century.
It survived the Termination Era, The Depression, a World War, and, most recently, a pandemic. The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts marks the 100th Santa Fe Indian Market, a place to buy works directly from artists, to experience the creative vision of Native designers, and watch films by Indigenous filmmakers. We’ll get a rundown of this year’s Market and review the evolution of this major achievement of Native creativity and commerce.
A federal court ruling has implications for Southeast Alaska commercial salmon fishing. The ruling says federal fisheries officials neglected to consider dwindling orca populations when approving Chinook salmon harvests. At the same time, tribes in the Pacific Northwest are putting additional pressure on federal officials to come up with a sustainable plan for endangered salmon in the Snake River system. Wednesday on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce gets updates on trouble spots for salmon.
During his peak, Elvis Presley’s appeal crossed cultural boundaries. His profound popularity continues to resonate with many Native Americans, including a handful who are Elvis impersonators. On the anniversary of his death in 1977, we’ll check in with Elvis fans about what the King of Rock and Roll means to them these many years later.
When Eekeeluak Avalak won Nunavut’s first gold medal at the Canada Summer Games, he says he channeled strength from his coach, his family, his territory and his ancestors.