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November 30, 2022 Jenna Kunze
A room full of leaders from more than 300 Tribal Nations on Wednesday whooped and hollered as President Joe Biden took the stage to address them at the White House Tribal Nations Summit in Washington D.C.
Currents
November 30, 2022 Levi Rickert Currents 179
WASHINGTON — The White House Tribal Natons Summit began on Wednesday morning heard from President Joe Biden. Vice President Kamala Harris spoke the summit in the afternoon.
Opinion
November 28, 2022 Levi Rickert Opinion 1999
Opinion. After a 187-year wait, the Cherokee Nation may be getting closer to having a delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives.
November 23, 2022 Tommy Orange Opinion 13565
Editor’s Note: This commentary first appeared in the Los Angeles Times on November 23, 2017. Used with permission. All rights reserved.
Sovereignty
November 30, 2022 Levi Rickert Sovereignty 453
WASHINGTON – On the evening before the beginning of the White House Tribal Nations Summit, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday evening passed H.R. 2930, the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony (STOP) Act of 2021 . The STOP Act prevents the export of Native American cultural heritage to prevent these items from being exported and sold overseas.
November 30, 2022 Native News Online Staff Sovereignty 1131
Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced new actions to support tribal sovereignty owed to education and economic development work between the Office of Strategic Partnerships and Indian Country.
Education
November 22, 2022 Native News Online Staff Education 2475
Roughly 60 school districts in the state of New York risk losing state aid should they not remove Native American imagery and namesake from their mascots or logos by the end of the school year, according to a new memo from James Baldwin, the senior deputy commissioner at the state’s education department.
November 21, 2022 Darren Thompson Education 2302
Mission, South Dakota—Lionel R. Bordeaux, 82, a Rosebud Lakota Sioux tribal citizen and Sinte Gleska University’s President since 1973, passed away on November 16. He was 82. No cause has been given to his death.
Arts & Entertainment
November 25, 2022 Native News Online Staff Arts & Entertainment 4337
Indigenous peoples have persisted in the face of systemic racism and oppression to make indispensable contributions to our society. Earlier this week, in celebration of Native American Heritage Month, we shared stories of five Native Americans who helped shape American culture. Today, here are five more Natives of note who had a tremendous impact on culture in the United States.
November 24, 2022 Native News Online Staff Arts & Entertainment 3065
Producers of a film about the formative years of Olympic Gold Medalist Jim Thorpe (Sac & Fox/Potawatomi) announced this week that award-winning director Tracey Deer (Mohawk) will direct their feature film called Thorpe .
Health
Environment
November 23, 2022 Darren Thompson Environment 2785
WASHINGTON —On Thursday, November 17, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided it would rehear Apache Stronghold v. United States after ruling earlier this year that a private mine can proceed with operations while a lawsuit is pending.
October 31, 2022 Darren Thompson Environment 4276
CASS LAKE, Minn.— For nearly 40 years, a 275-acre parcel of land in Cass Lake on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota has been contaminated, and those responsible have largely stalled its cleanup.