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January 26, 2023 Native News Online Staff
This week and next, there’s an abundance of Indigenous film, storytelling, art, games and Native humor happening in Indian Country.
Currents
January 25, 2023 Native News Online Staff Currents 5962
A mother and son were brutally attacked by four dogs on Saturday morning, Jan. 21, on the Fort Hall Reservation in Gibson, Idaho. The boy, 7-years-old, died from injuries sustained during the attack. Both are non-tribal citizens.
Opinion
January 27, 2023 Justin Neely Opinion 571
Guest Opinion. The United States is home to more than 331 million people, yet only 21 percent of the population speaks more than one language—a staggering statistic compared to countries across Europe.
January 22, 2023 Levi Rickert Opinion 1892
Opinion. On Friday, I attended the fourth stop of The Road to Healing Tour at the Gila River Indian Community, near Phoenix, Arizona. It was part of a yearlong tour in the second phase of the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative launched in June 2021 by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo).
Sovereignty
January 25, 2023 Elyse Wild Sovereignty 1892
BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota lawmakers introduced a bill on Monday that would solidify the rules of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) into state law.
January 23, 2023 Native News Online Staff Sovereignty 3146
The Canadian government has agreed to pay more than $2 billion to hundreds of Indigenous communities to settle a lawsuit centered around nearly a century of abuse suffered by children who attended Indian residential schools.
Education
January 25, 2023 Native News Online Staff Education 814
Northern Arizona University plans to invest $10 million in a new initiative to support Indigenous, faculty and staff.
January 24, 2023 Native News Online Staff Education 736
The American Indian College Fund’s (College Fund) scholarship season opens on February 1.
Arts & Entertainment
January 28, 2023 Native News Online Staff Arts & Entertainment 401
Midthunder Casting has announced a casting call for Native American males and females to play high school basketball players in Netflix's feature film Rez Ball.
January 26, 2023 Native News Online Staff Arts & Entertainment 951
This week and next, there’s an abundance of Indigenous film, storytelling, art, games and Native humor happening in Indian Country.
Health
Environment
January 27, 2023 Darren Thompson Environment 861
WASHINGTON—The Biden Administration has issued an order that will protect nearly a quarter-million acres of wilderness in northern Minnesota from mineral and geothermal exploration and development.
January 20, 2023 Levi Rickert Environment 1775
National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) President Fawn Sharp (Quinault Nation) took to the world stage on Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland to bring the Indigenous perspective as a panelist on climate change.