Submitted by sundance on August 5, 2021 - 7:58pm
The Ancestral Lands Movement seeks to spread awareness of the Snoqualmie people who have lived in the southern Salish Sea since time immemorial and share the significance of these lands and provide information on how people can help the Tribe in respecting, restoring, and protecting these lands.
As the Salish Sea region has grown in population, the Snoqualmie Tribe’s ancestral lands have been heavily impacted by recreation. This impact is especially apparent at the popular trails in the Snoqualmie corridor area where increased visitation has resulted in a degradation of the land.
Submitted by sundance on October 19, 2021 - 8:04am
Thursday & Friday, NOV 18 & 19, 2021 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Office of Indian Education announces 8th National Native American Languages Summit.
The goal of the Summit is to identify ways to further support communities teaching Native languages, improve accountability for educational progress, provide measurable goals to show success, and encourage youth to gain the skills to speak their language. Participants will discuss the challenges and successes of measuring oral and written American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Pacific Islander language learning and will share promising practices.
Registration is required. There is no fee for this webinar.
Submitted by sundance on October 8, 2021 - 11:31pm
Restoring the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to its size and boundaries as they existed prior to December 4, 2017, will ensure that this exceptional and inimitable landscape filled with an unparalleled diversity of resources will be properly protected and will continue to provide the living laboratory that has produced so many dramatic discoveries in the first quarter century of its existence. Given the unique nature of the objects identified across the Grand Staircase-Escalante landscape, the threat of damage and destruction to those objects, and the current inadequate protection they are afforded, a reservation of this size is compatible with the proper care and management of this National Monument.
Submitted by sundance on October 8, 2021 - 11:00pm
For more than 100 years, indigenous people, historians, conservationists, scientists and others advocated unsuccessfully for protection of Bears Ears. It was not until the Hopi Tribe, Navajo Nation, Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, and Pueblo of Zuni united in a common vision to protect these sacred lands that Bears Ears National Monument became a reality. This proclamation confirms, restores, and supplements the boundaries provided by Proclamation 9558 to protect the ancestral homeland of Tribal Nations that all refer to the area by the same name — Hoon’Naqvut (Hopi), Shash Jaa’ (Navajo), Kwiyagatu Nukavachi (Ute), and Ansh An Lashokdiwe (Zuni): Bears Ears.
Submitted by sundance on September 17, 2021 - 11:13pm
World World Theatrical Premiere! Tuesday, OCT 12, 2021 only!
OJIBWA WARRIOR: The Legacy Of Dennis Banks
A Film by Marie-Michèl Jasmin Bélisle. Produced by Takeo Koshikawa. 2021. 85 mins.
In honor of Indigenous Peoples Day and the anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz, A.I.M. West presents a new feature documentary about one of the most influential people in Native American history. The year is 1968. Nowa Cumig, Better known by his English name Dennis Banks, has started a movement with a few friends that would soon make ripples through history: the American Indian Movement.
Submitted by sundance on September 16, 2021 - 1:48pm
Since its founding, the United States government has created and then abrogated treaties with tribal nations, taken tribal land, and pushed policies aimed at stripping indigenous communities of their language and culture. Join American Constitution Society as it explores the unique impact the U.S. constitutional “founding failures” had for Native Americans, the ways in which that legacy differs from other marginalized populations.
Registration is required.
Submitted by sundance on September 10, 2021 - 3:23pm
Monday, SEP 20, 2021 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Using data to understand the current condition of education for American Indian and Alaskan Native students.
In 2019, 52% of American Indian & Alaskan Native 4th-grade students had access to a computer at home. Join us for a webinar on Monday, September 20 at 1:30 pm EST to get more data and perspectives on American Indian & Alaskan Native educational experiences.
Registration is required.