- By Levi Rickert
During the early part of 2020, Native News Online begins its 10th year of publishing important news for and by Indian Country.
Since its beginning Native News Online has used a tagline "Celebrating Native Voices" that allows for a cross-section of Indian Country to contribute to its publication, which means leaders of national American Indian organizations have a platform to reach Indian Country and beyond. It also means, the American Indian next-door can contribute.
Since the inception of Native News Online,
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