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The United Nuclear Corporation is asking to transfer 1 million cubic yards of mine waste to a spot still near the Nation

While some students can keep up with school remotely during quarantines, others receive little to no instruction, or they lack internet or devices to connect

'We are very proud to have Dr. Rumsey as part of our team and we are very thankful for his service to the rural health community'

A common thread among the Republican proposals is toughening voter identification requirements, both for in-person and mail voting

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Details of the movie set shooting at the New Mexico ranch were included in a search warrant application filed by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office

The school's president wrote in a recent column that addressing Francis Amasa Walker’s legacy is an 'essential step' in the school’s commitment to its Native community

'We are not going to let them get away with just talking and not doing anything and pretending the situation is under control'

Indian Country headlines for Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Russell, Cherokee, was an Air Force veteran and a high school dropout who worked to become one of Indian Country’s most reputable attorneys

It's nearly 91 percent effective in 5-to 11-year olds

Thoughts from a Native sports fan

The mountainous area in Arizona has ancient oak groves and traditional plants that tribal citizens say are essential to their religion and culture

MIGIZI Communications has been a pillar of the Minneapolis Urban Indian community since 1977. Through the decades it has served thousands of youth with opportunities to advance their knowledge in the media and beyond. Kelly Drummer joins us. She’s Oglala, and MIGIZI’s executive director. Robin ...

'The Quapaw Nation is Indian Country. Our reservation still exists, and our sovereign rights are what we have always known them to be'

Thirty years ago, Republicans thought ending gerrymandering was a good idea. They were right.

An exclusive preview of art pages and variant covers coming in November

Runoff from the mountains is getting smaller, mostly because it's getting hotter and drier, not just because it's raining less

Millions more Americans are closer to getting a COVID-19 booste

Lummi Nation Chairman Lawrence Solomon shares his culture, language and how he’s leading the tribe through COVID

Indian Country headlines for Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021

Indigenous offenders were 30 percent more likely to be imprisoned than White offenders, says the report

The run is a grassroots effort to 'put our feet on the ground where our people haven’t been since contact, since the Indian Wars and forced relocation'

The discovery of the remains concluded a massive search involving federal, state and local law enforcement that began shortly after Gabby Laundrie disappeared

Lawmakers on the investigating committee say they will move swiftly and forcefully to punish anyone who won’t cooperate with the probe

The petroglyphs are a reminder that the history of the Colorado River extends long before Davis Dam made its mark on the landscape

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for Native women. Meskwaki citizen Melissa Buffalo is the CEO of the American Indian Cancer Foundation. She joins us today to tell us about "Indigenous Pink Day," a day aimed at bring awareness to the disease for Native people. The ...

Senior Program Manager, Tribal Justice Exchange, Center for Court Innovation The Technical Assistance department is seeking an experienced TA provider to serve as Senior Program Manager, who would work on tribal justice projects. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Technical Assistance, this person ...

UAII is seeking AAAHC Accreditation Consulting Services United American Indian Involvement, Inc. is the largest health and human service provider for American Indians and Alaska Natives in Los Angeles and Orange County. Our mission is to promote and support the physical, behavioral, and spiritual ...

UAII is seeking consultants to provide training and technical assistance for 3rd Party medical Billing United American Indian Involvement Inc. is excited to announce that we are expanding our services and are in need of consulting services. United American Indian Involvement, Inc. is the largest ...

The news from around the world for Thursday

Enbridge deftly tries to reframe years of citizen opposition to so-called replacement pipeline

Indian Country headlines for Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has been fighting another proposed copper-nickel mine. Although the Twin Metals mine is not connected to the Polymet mine, opponents see the Interior actions as a win

'I like funny jokes, and transphobia is not a joke'

‘We knew what we had given up'

The NFL would admit no wrongdoing under terms of the new settlement.

'Rising temperatures are having consequences'

The father and daughter were headed to Pawnee, Oklahoma, for a ceremonial dance when they were hit by a wrong-way driver

The People vs. Fossil Fuels weeklong rally brought hundreds of Indigenous, Black and Latino environmental activists and allies from across the country to demand the government take action against the climate crisis

David Wilson, Navajo, was named the first director of the Tribal Health Research Office at the National Institute of Health in 2017. He leads health research about Native people, and has a current research budget of $130 million. Wilson has collaborated with top experts, including Dr. Anthony ...

News Release Cherokee Nation Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. on Tuesday signed into law the Verna D. Thompson Early Childhood Education Act during a visit to the tribe’s Head Start facility in Jay. Chief Hoskin signed the legislation after announcing the law in September and ...

News Release Muscogee Nation Department of Health Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK) and the Muscogee Nation are working together to provide Oklahomans, both Native and non-Native, the opportunity to receive monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of ...

My most vivid childhood memories are the death threats. When our children are not safe or do not feel safe, we are failing them

'We're completing the operational planning to ensure vaccinations for kids ages 5 to 11 are available, easy and convenient'

News Release 24th Navajo Nation Council Yesterday, members of the 24th Navajo Nation Council passed Legislation No. 0174-21 by a vote of 20 in favor and 3 opposed, which enacts the Niłch’ éí Bee Ííńá - Air is Life Act of 2021. The bill prohibits the use of commercial tobacco products in enclosed, ...

News Release Låvda Sápmi Screendance Festival Låvda, is the world's first Sami screendance festival. The festival will take place in Jokkmokk during December 2021. You can participate live together with filmmakers and audiences in Jokkmokk, Sweden, but also online. The festival is now looking ...

News Release NDN Collective Yesterday, NDN Collective announced eight team members will attend the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) taking place in Glasgow from October 31-November 12. The NDN Collective team will take part in developing the Paris Agreement, which originated at COP15 and ...

News Release Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs U.S. Department of the Interior Indian Affairs announced today that the Office of Indian Economic Development (OIED) has awarded Tribal Tourism Grants totaling $1,512,553 to 18 federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native ...

Coverage around the world on Indigenous issues for Oct. 10-17, 2021