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May 28, 2024 Levi Rickert
Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), a member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, has blocked President Joe Biden’s federal district judge nominee, Danna Jackson, a Native American woman, from consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Currents
May 29, 2024 Levi Rickert Currents 455
In a press conference streamed via Facebook and Zoom on Tuesday afternoon, Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren pushed back on the sexual harassment accusation made against him by Navajo Nation Vice President Rochelle Montoya. Both Nygren and Montoya were inaugurated 16 months ago, on January 10, 2023.
Opinion
May 26, 2024 Levi Rickert Opinion 2388
Opinion. Many consider Memorial Day the kickoff to summer, a day off to grill your favorite meat for a holiday cookout with family friends.
May 26, 2024 Chuck Hoskin Jr Opinion 1441
Guest Opinion. Every Cherokee inherits a commitment – an ongoing challenge – to move forward as we remember our past. Even as our tribe discovers new prosperity and growth, we remember our ancestors and the traditions they strove through hardship to preserve.
Sovereignty
May 29, 2024 Chickasaw Nation Media Sovereignty 266
In August 2023, the Chickasaw Nation, First Americans Museum and Oklahoma City Zoo joined in partnership to create an exhibit dedicated to the diverse heritage of the 39 First American nations within Oklahoma. The exhibit, “Feathers, Fins and Furs: Animal Clans Among Tribal Nations in Oklahoma,” is located at the ZooZeum within the Sanctuary Asia section of the Oklahoma City Zoo. The exhibit opened October 2023 and is available for viewing through the end of June.
May 27, 2024 Chickasaw Nation Media Sovereignty 1441
Up to 100,000 persons may be reported missing in the United States at any given time with as many as 600,000 reported annually, according to FBI data. The Chickasaw Nation is utilizing a broad approach to reduce this number.
Education
May 27, 2024 Navajo Nation Office of President Education 823
On Friday, May 24, Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren looked out to the graduates and saw years of tears and laughter that will forever be great memories.
May 25, 2024 Native News Online Staff Education 853
The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) has released a "Transfer Data Guidebook for Tribal Colleges and Universities," marking the conclusion of a three-year research endeavor funded by a $625,000 grant from the Educational Credit Management Corporation.
Arts & Entertainment
May 29, 2024 Native News Online Staff Arts & Entertainment 217
The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) last week announced the 2024 cohort of the Remembering Our Sisters Fellowship, which supports individuals with a demonstrated commitment to raising awareness about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit (MMIWG2S+) epidemic.
May 23, 2024 Native News Online Staff Arts & Entertainment 2479
The Museum at Warm Springs announced on Wednesday that it will host “Portraits in Red: Missing &; Murdered Indigenous People Painting Project,” a national traveling exhibition beginning on June 5, 2024.
Health
Environment
May 24, 2024 Native News Online Staff Environment 1199
Today, the 25th Navajo Nation Council unanimously approved a monumental legislation, approving the Northeastern Arizona Indian Water Rights Settlement Agreement, which seeks to settle the Navajo Nation’s claims to water rights to all Colorado River water in Arizona.
May 22, 2024 Native News Online Staff Environment 1526
Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) announced that the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced $39.4 million in funding for nine projects in the State of Washington to remove fish passage barriers like small dams and culverts, open salmon and steelhead migration routes, and allow more salmon to return to their natural spawning grounds. These funds come from the NOAA Fish Passage through Barrier Removal grant program, funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).