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August 18, 2022 Jenna Kunze
President Joseph R. Biden on Tuesday signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 into law, which includes more than $720 million for Tribal communities to support climate resilience and adaptation initiatives, lowering energy costs and transitioning to clean energy, and affordable and expanded health care.
Currents
August 18, 2022 Jenna Kunze Currents 358
Federally recognized tribes can apply for the Department of the Interior’s 2022 Tribal Broadband Grant Program that helps federally recognized tribes to expand or develop their internet capabilities.
Opinion
August 15, 2022 Levi Rickert Opinion 1361
Opinion. In February 2020, Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris. Jr. testified before the U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States. His testimony was made at an oversight hearing entitled "Destroying Sacred Sites and Erasing Tribal Culture: The Trump Administration’s Construction of the Border Wall."
August 14, 2022 Chuck Hoskin Jr Opinion 1156
Guest Opinion. As Cherokees, we are in a race to save our language. Deputy Chief Bryan Warner and I know that whatever we can do to save the Cherokee language will be our greatest legacy. Today only about 2,000 first-language speakers remain alive, and most of these men and women are over the age of 70. We must learn from their wisdom and knowledge for as long as we can, and they deserve to live in comfort and dignity while they teach us.
Sovereignty
August 16, 2022 Levi Rickert and Neely Bardwell Sovereignty 2596
*Trigger Warning* The situations detailed in this story and survivor testimony could be triggering and harmful to some.
August 14, 2022 Levi Rickert Sovereignty 1897
HARBOR SPRINGS, Mich. — Tribal leaders and tribal citizens began arriving an hour before the start of second stop of "The Road to Healing" tour at the Pellston High School's gymnasuim on Saturday, August 13, 2022. By the time the event began, several hundred people were on hand as the Spirit Lake drum ushered in U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo) and Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland (Bay Mills Indian Community).
Education
August 17, 2022 Andrew Kennard Education 754
The Biden administration announced Tuesday that it would no longer charge students of ITT Technical Institute (ITT) for $3.9 billion in federal student loans.
August 04, 2022 Neely Bardwell Education 1759
The University of Phoenix has announced a scholarship for Native students, in collaboration with the Native American Basketball Invitational (NABI).
Arts & Entertainment
August 03, 2022 Neely Bardwell Arts & Entertainment 2623
Today marks the premiere of the highly anticipated season two of Reservation Dogs on Hulu.
August 02, 2022 Andrew Kennard Arts & Entertainment 1541
Over the past few weeks, the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) in West Bend has opened two new exhibitions by indigenous artists to the public.
Health
Environment
August 10, 2022 Darren Thompson Environment 1381
MILWAUKEE—The Tribal Lands and Environment Forum convened its eleventh annual forum today at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee. The annual event is organized largely by the Flagstaff, Ariz.-based Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) at Northern Arizona University, the Tribal Waste and Response Steering Committee, and the US EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management.
August 09, 2022 Native News Online Staff Environment 2638
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples Every year August 9 is celebrated as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples to bring awareness and protect the rights of Indigenous Peoples around the world.