July 11, 2020 Levi Rickert
Security cameras capture man wearing American flag t-shirt stealing Navajo, Sioux and American flags in broad daylight.
Currents
July 11, 2020 Levi Rickert Currents 576
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Friday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 56 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and 10 more deaths. The total number of deaths has reached 396 as of Friday.
July 10, 2020 Native News Online Staff Currents 323
WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced on Friday it approved a business leasing ordinance for the Catawba Indian Nation in South Carolina under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership (HEARTH) Act.
July 10, 2020 Levi Rickert Currents 1336
CHOCTAW, Miss. — American Indian students in Mississippi no longer have to worry about wearing regalia or other cultural objects, such as an eagle feather on their caps, at graduation ceremonies.
July 10, 2020 Levi Rickert Currents 938
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Thursday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 61 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and four more deaths. The total number of deaths has reached 386 as of Thursday.
Opinion
July 06, 2020 Levi Rickert Opinion 834
OPINION. President Donald Trump went to Mount Rushmore on the eve of Independence Day and brought a message aimed to excite his base as the summer progresses to the November presidential election.
July 04, 2020 Levi Rickert Opinion 202
As 2020 continues to unfold, this Fourth of July is different.
Sovereignty
July 10, 2020 Lenzy Krehbiel Burton Sovereignty 87
TULSA, Okla. — A northeastern Oklahoma tribe’s lawsuit over federal COVID-19 assistance may be switching venues.
July 08, 2020 Native News Online Staff Sovereignty 386
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, based in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., is using part of its CARES Act funds to assist its tribal citizens directly. On Monday, July 6, the tribe’s board of directors approved $3.5 million to be used to provide emergency financial assistance to Sault Tribe members through the tribe’s Anishinaabek Community and Family Services.
Education
July 01, 2020 Native News Online Staff Education 85
Charity Offering Native Student Scholarships and College Readiness Programs to Increase Number of Native Americans With A Higher Education
June 26, 2020 Native News Online Staff Education 156
MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University plans to use $170,000 in new grant funding to help transition its Center for Native American Studies curriculum to an online format.
Arts & Entertainment
July 09, 2020 Tamara Ikenberg Arts & Entertainment 1028
Bar Harbor, Maine –– The annual Native American Festival and Basketmakers Market is the premier event for showcasing and buying the signature sweetgrass and ash wood baskets of the Wabanaki people: the Maliseet, Mi’kmaq, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot.
July 01, 2020 Tamara Ikenberg Arts & Entertainment 147
IDYLLWILD, Calif. — Starting July 2, you can Zoom in on the minds of Native American art, society and ecology experts digging deep into of-the-moment issues in Indian Country.
Health
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Business
July 07, 2020 Native News Online Staff Business 806
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — About three dozen non-gaming business entities owned and managed by Michigan tribes generated more than a quarter-billion dollars in economic impact across the state last year, according to a new study.
July 07, 2020 Native News Online Staff Business 645
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Native News Online announced today that Kyle Edwards has joined the staff as its first-ever managing editor. The hire is part of the publication’s broader initiative to expand its coverage of Indian Country and build its audience of Native and non-Native readers.