September 25, 2020 Native News Online Staff
WASHINGTON — A group of federally recognized tribes sued the Trump Administration on Wednesday over construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, saying the controversial barrier impinges on tribal members’ ability to practice their religious beliefs and cultural traditions.
Currents
September 25, 2020 Native News Online Staff Currents 33
SAN JOSE, Calif. — A federal judge on Thursday ruled that the Trump administration’s Census Bureau must continue counting until Oct. 31 of this year instead of its attempt to slash a month off the enumerating process, a move the administration announced in early August.
September 25, 2020 Nanette Kelley Currents 616
MONO LAKE, Calif. — With support from the neighboring tribes, community and their local U.S. representative, the Mono Lake Kutzadika’a Paiute Tribe, with its 88 tribal citizens, is seeking federal recognition through legislation.
September 25, 2020 Native News Online Staff Currents 445
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 42 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and no recent deaths. The total number of deaths remains 551, as previously reported on Thursday. Reports indicate that 7,242 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 103,959 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 10,212.
September 24, 2020 Native News Online Staff Currents 564
Need weekend plans? Here’s a few events starting this weekend across Indian Country.
Opinion
September 20, 2020 Levi Rickert Opinion 3677
OPINION. A whistleblower story surfaced Tuesday that accused the Trump administration’s Immigrant and Customs Enforcement (ICE) of allegedly sending detained immigrant women to a doctor to perform unnecessary mass hysterectomies at the Irwin County Detention Center, operated by LaSalle Corrections in Ocilla, Ga.
September 18, 2020 StrongHearts Native Helpline Opinion 2991
The parallels that can be drawn between colonialism and domestic violence can be seen through their definitions and through a review of Native American history. Having lived through genocide and horrific suffering, the aftermath of European contact and colonization continues to not only haunt Native Americans, it wreaks havoc in their everyday lives.
Sovereignty
September 25, 2020 Native News Online Staff Sovereignty 8
TULSA — A federal judge issued a final judgment in favor of a group of Oklahoma tribes that have been locked in an ongoing battle with Gov. Kevin Stitt over tribal gaming compacts.
September 25, 2020 Native News Online Staff Sovereignty 1173
WASHINGTON — A group of federally recognized tribes sued the Trump Administration on Wednesday over construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, saying the controversial barrier impinges on tribal members’ ability to practice their religious beliefs and cultural traditions.
Education
September 14, 2020 Native News Online Staff Education 920
LARAMIE, Wy. — Backed by three major donations, the Sky People Higher Education Scholarship at the University of Wyoming has crossed the $100,000 milestone.
September 04, 2020 Native News Online Staff Education 578
CHINLE, Ariz. — Navajo Technical University (NTU) is growing. On Thursday, NTU opened a satellite facility 130 miles from its main campus in Crownpoint, N.M. in Chinle, Ariz.
Arts & Entertainment
September 25, 2020 Tamara Ikenberg Arts & Entertainment 388
ROCKY BOY, Mont. — The Honor Our Legacy Fashion Show will likely have spectators wondering: Who was that masked model?
September 23, 2020 Nanette Kelley Arts & Entertainment 696
RICHMOND, Calif. — The city of Richmond Arts and Cultural Commission has hired an internationally acclaimed artist to design a memorial that will honor the original peoples of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Health
Business
September 22, 2020 Native News Online Staff Business 914
WASHINGTON — A bill to jumpstart Native American-owned small business creation passed the House on Monday and is on its way to the White House for the president’s signature.
September 22, 2020 Native News Online Staff Business 366
A weekly round-up of business briefs from around Indian Country.