Canada to Pay over $2B to Indian Residential Schools Survivors

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Finally!  Justice is served! The Canadian government recently agreed to pay over $2 billion to Indian residential school survivors to compensate for a lawsuit. The lawsuit aims to settle abuse experienced by stud... Read more »

No-smudging at Powwow Irks Students at North Dakota School

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In the earlier half of January, the University of Mary became the subject of an online stir when it prohibited the Native American practice of smudging. You may be thinking, "Isn't this no-smudging policy a violati... Read more »
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American Indian Movement, Warriors of The Past

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Warriors are made out of struggle and in Native culture, legends play an essential role in how we organize, defend, and take care of one another. We organize to seek change in our communities filled with violence, ... Read more »
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Bison Are Returning to More Native American Lands

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Native American tribes are leading efforts to restore bison populations across the North American lands on which they once flourished.  Bison, also known as the American buffalo, once lived on the Great Plains... Read more »
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Grand Gateway Hotel Sued by DOJ for Racial Discrimination

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In 2022, you wouldn’t think things like blatant bigotry and collective punishment still occur in some regions of America, but they unfortunately do.  The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it has filed... Read more »

Johnson & Johnson Settlement A Step Forward In Addressing the Opioid Epidemic?

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Drug manufacturer Johnson and Johnson and three of the largest drug distributors in the United States—McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc., and AmerisourceBergen Corp—have reached a tentative agreement with a collecti... Read more »
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Grace Dove Discusses New Role in MMIW-Themed Series ‘Alaska Daily’

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Indigenous actress Grace Dove, who is Secwepemc from Tsq’escen’ (Canim Lake Band) is adding yet another role to her resume in the new ABC series “Alaska Daily.”  Dove, who portrays the Indigenous reporter Roz,... Read more »
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Native American Inmates in Walla Walla Hold a Pow Wow

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Native Americans make up a disproportionately high percentage of inmates in the United States. Experiencing prison life can quickly strip oneself of the important things that make up identity. Recently, however, Nativ... Read more »
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Native Americans Getting Left Behind in Remote Work Economy

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It's no secret that the remote work economy is booming. Technology has allowed people to work from anywhere, and companies are taking advantage by hiring employees who can do their job from home. But one group is ... Read more »
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Oakland Could Return Land To Indigenous People

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The city of Oakland, California, unveiled a plan last week to return five acres of land to indigenous people. If the plan is approved, it would make Oakland one of the first U.S. cities to give land back to Native Ame... Read more »

Indian Country Reacts to Queen Elizabeth II’s Death

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Queen Elizabeth II, who ruled the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Commonwealth realms for the past 70 years, has passed away at 96 years old. With her passing, her son becomes King Charles... Read more »
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Mary Peltola Becomes First Alaskan Native Elected to Congress

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History was just made in Alaska. Democrat Mary Peltola, who defeated former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin in a special congressional election, will be the first Alaskan Native to serve as a lawmaker in Congress for th... Read more »

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