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The attack is unlikely to affect gasoline supply and prices unless it leads to a prolonged shutdown, experts say

In 2018, Verna Volker, Navajo, launched Native Women Running on Instagram

Colleges and universities around the U.S. have taken various steps to police campus life to slow COVID-19 spread

Greetings Indian Country Today film review readers. I have been watching quite a few films lately, and as they have been stacking up, I’ve been keeping a running tab of what I can add to my #NativeNerd reviews. So far, I’ve viewed a number of superhero flicks, a few independent, a few sci-fi and ...

Top 10‘Journey of the Freckled Indian’Yurok Tribe buying back traditional territoryNative women appointed to White House’s climate justice tableInstagram apologizes, MMIWG movement erased onlineA ‘call for justice’: MMIWG awareness dayPresident Biden: A Proclamation on Missing and Murdered ...

Dennis WardAPTN National News Three decades into his acting career, Michael Greyeyes believes we’ve arrived at a landmark moment for Indigenous people on the screen and behind the scenes. The actor known for his roles on "Fear The Walking Dead" and seminal films like "Dance Me Outside" recently ...

Janet McConnaugheyAssociated Press NEW ORLEANS — Texas can get up to $79 million in BP oil spill restoration money, Mississippi nearly $69 million, and Florida almost $74 million for ecosystem recovery projects and programs approved or extended recently. Nearly $80 million more in work crossing ...

TGIF! Here’s a look at what’s happening today: Haskell removes leader, names acting president Tamarah Pfeiffer, Diné, was named acting president of Haskell Indian Nations University on Friday, according to the Indian Leader. Pfeiffer replaces Ronald Graham. The news organization reported Friday ...

Karen MatthewsAssociated Press NEW YORK — In a possibly futile effort to please both Italian Americans who celebrate Christopher Columbus and racial justice advocates who accuse him of genocide, the New York City public school system has designated Oct. 11 as Italian Heritage Day/Indigenous ...

Josh BoakAssociated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden insists an unexpected slowdown in companies' hiring is clear new proof the U.S. needs the multitrillion-dollar federal boost he's pushing. But his sales effort is challenged by critics who say Friday's jobless figures show his earlier aid ...

Regina Garcia Cano and Astrid SuarezAssociated Press BUCARAMANGA, Colombia — Kevin Anthony Agudelo wanted to live in a country where corruption was not part of everyday life. That dream motivated the electrician to join thousands of Colombians in a series of demonstrations against the government ...

The National Congress of American Indians on Tuesday renewed calls for CNN to fire the former Pennsylvania senator

Rodney Cawston is the Chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. He joins the show to talk about an important anniversary for all Native Americans. On the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Mary Kathryn Nagle, who is Cherokee, is on the show ...

News Release Navajo Nation - Office of the President and Vice President Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer are pleased to report that the Navajo Nation now has over 100,000 individuals who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as of Thursday. The Navajo Area Indian ...

News Release Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Western New York’s leading entertainment resort unveiled a new destination with a familiar name that pays homage to a seminal moment in its history. Leaders from Seneca Gaming Corporation and the Seneca Nation of Indians gathered inside Seneca ...

News Release Urban Indian Health Institute Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) released a report on May 5 titled Supporting the Sacred: Womxn of Resilience with results from a small grant program that included a survey of 121 Indigenous women survivors of sexual violence to get a better ...

News Release Anishinabek Nation The Anishinabek Nation Education Secretariat and Labour Market Development Department are coming together to host the first virtual Migizii Doodem (Eagle Clan) Forum, an online conference focused on emerging opportunities in education and employment. The event is ...

News Release Office of the Assistant Secretary - U.S. Department of the Interior Indian Affairs The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) announced yesterday that it has approved business leasing regulations submitted by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, a federally recognized tribe ...

News Release 24th Navajo Nation Council On April 30, 24th Navajo Nation Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. (Tachee/Blue Gap, Many Farms, Nazlini, Tselani/Cottonwood, Low Mountain) met with Arizona State and Hopi Tribal leadership to discuss funding priorities for road projects, rural broadband ...

India's disaster hangs over countries facing COVID-19 surges, big US job gain expected, girl shoots 3 at Idaho school and more news for Friday

News Release National Indigenous Women's Resource Center Yesterday we were deeply disappointed to hear from advocates and community members that their recent Instagram Stories concerning missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and relatives had been removed or taken down overnight, including ...

When he addressed a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, April 28, President Biden had a full agenda to cover, including the help families need to survive the pandemic, literally and economically. One message in particular that tribes needed to hear was left unaddressed. Tribal governments are ...

News Release Indigenous Environmental Network Relatives, Together we are powerful. Since the #DefundLine3 campaign launched in February, bank executives have received more than 700,000 emails, 7,000 calendar invites and 3,000 phone calls, demanding that they stop funding Line 3. There have been ...

More than a hundred tribes were terminated by the United States — and not one after the Colville people voted against the idea

Bobby Caina Calvan and David BauderAssociated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a wide-ranging list of new voting restrictions into law Thursday, staging a misleading, made-for-TV ceremony meant to tout his credentials on a top priority for the Republican Party's ...

Joaqlin EstusIndian Country Today Wednesday was national awareness day for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. “One woman, JB, explained it perfectly, that yesterday was like a Memorial for so many families in our communities,” said Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel, a ...

Philip MarceloAssociated Press BOSTON — A pair of fierce monuments honor an English colonist who, legend has it, slaughtered her Native American captors after the gruesome killing of her baby. But historians and Native Americans say the monuments to Hannah Duston obscure a grim truth: most of the ...

Happy Billy Mills Day! Here’s a look at what’s happening today: Nearly 60 years ago, a young Oglala Lakota runner left his mark on the sports world. On October 14, 1964, Mills won a startling comeback victory in the 10,000-meter run at the Tokyo Olympics and brought home the gold medal. The victory ...

The 1980 Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act effectively allows the state to treat tribes as municipalities much to the frustration of tribes who want the same sovereignty enjoyed by federally recognized tribes

Jill ColvinAssociated Press WASHINGTON — There's a new buzzword among Republicans in Washington: unity. The House GOP, led by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, is moving toward stripping Rep. Liz Cheney of her leadership post for her frequent criticism of former President Donald Trump. The unusual ...

Oklahoma tribe changes its name to coincide with its ‘new era as an affirmed reservation’ after the McGirt decision

Shari Pena, who is Cherokee, is a wife and the mother of four who has always wanted to have a large family. Shari said she and her husband Hyrum wanted to be foster parents long before they had biological children. The Pena's have been fostering since 2017. There are hundreds of ...

News Release Navajo Nation - Office of the President and Vice President On Wednesday, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, Vice President Myron Lizer, First Lady Phefelia Nez, and Second Lady Dottie Lizer were joined by the 24th Navajo Nation Council’s Sexual Assault Prevention Subcommittee ...

News Release Anishinabek Nation Anishinabek Nation leadership is disappointed with the federal government’s opposition to the closure of Line 5 in Michigan noting that this ignores the long-standing cross-border commitment to protect the Great Lakes via the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. “It ...

News Release San Francisco Department on the Status of Women Leaders from the Indigenous community, families of victims, domestic violence advocates, and City of San Francisco representatives joined at sundown to light City Hall red in honor of lives lost to the epidemic of Missing and ...

Biden hits schools goal, India hits another grim record, Republicans promote pandemic relief they voted against, and more news for Thursday

The National Park Service officials say bison have been trampling on archaeological and other resources, and spoiling the water

News Release All My Relations Arts The Native American Community Development Institute (NACDI) and All My Relations Arts Gallery announced the opening solo exhibition titled “Inherent Right” by Peter Williams (Yup’ik). The exhibition opens to the public on April 30 and Williams will be giving a ...

News Release Office of Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Governor Doug Ducey yesterday signed legislation to ensure clean water in nearly 800 Arizona streams, lakes and rivers that are critical for drinking, fishing and recreation. “Living in the desert, the value of water is something we in Arizona ...

News Release Indian Health Service I want to recognize Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day. This is a day to remember and honor the lives of missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. Our communities have been deeply affected by our missing and murdered relatives. ...

‘It’s going to be a great test’

By Joaqlin EstusIndian Country TodayThe University of Alaska Anchorage is picking a new chancellor during a time of nearly overwhelming challenges. Pearl Kiyawn Nageak Brower, former president of the tribal college Iḷisaġvik in Utqiaġvik is one of eight finalists for the post. Over the past year, ...

May 5 is recognized as National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls. Many across Indian Country dressed in red and posted on social media to commemorate a day of awareness for the crises. More recently, a push to include all Native people has begun across the U.S. ICT’s ...

Matt O'Brien and Barbara OrtutayAssociated Press Former President Donald Trump won’t return to Facebook — at least not yet. Four months after Facebook suspended Trump's accounts, having concluded that he incited violence leading to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, the company's quasi-independent ...

Heather Hollingsworth and Todd RichmondAssociated Press MISSION, Kan. — After more than a year of fretting over her 13-year son with a rare liver disease, Heather Ousley broke into tears when she learned that he and millions of other youngsters could soon be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. “This ...

Mike StobbeAssociated Press NEW YORK — The U.S. birth rate fell 4 percent last year, the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years, according to a government report being released Wednesday. The rate dropped for moms of every major race and ethnicity, and in nearly every age group, falling to ...

Felicia FonsecaAssociated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Arizona is prepared to lose about one-fifth of the water the state gets from the Colorado River in what could be the first federally declared shortage in the river that supplies millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico, state officials said. ...

Iris SamuelsAssociated Press/Report for America BABB, Mont. — On a cloudy spring day, hundreds lined up in their cars on the Canadian side of the border crossing that separates Alberta and Montana. They had driven for hours and camped out in their vehicles in hopes of receiving the season’s hottest ...

Native women face murder rates more than 10 times the national average. More than 5,000 American Indian and Alaska Native women are missing. And 55 percent of Native women have experienced domestic violence, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Joining us today is Cherokee ...

Sacramento ♦ Escondido ♦ Eureka ♦ Bishop Escondido Office: 609 S. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025 Telephone 760-746-8941 FAX 760-746-1815  Executive Director Position Available – Sacramento Office  What We Seek: California Indian Legal Services (CILS) seeks an Executive Director to ...