fbpx
facebook app symbol  twitter  linkedin  instagram 1
 

Deborah Parker & Dr. Samuel Torres from the National Native American Boarding Healing Coalition will be on this week’s Native Bidaské program on Friday, Feb. 3, at 12:00 noon - Eastern Time.

Parker and Torres will discuss the Road to Healing Tour and other steps the coalition is taking to provide healing for those impacted by the Indian Boarding School Era.

Parker (Tulalip Tribes) serves as the Chief Executive Officer of The National Native American Boarding Healing Coalition (NABS). A respected mother and leader, she spent her career working on policy issues in Indian Country. In 2013, she was instrumental in ensuring a tribal provision was included in the Violence Against Women Act (ACT).

Never miss Indian Country’s biggest stories and breaking news. Sign up to get our reporting sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning. 

Torres is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer for The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition and has been a fundamental part of the team since 2019. Torres first joined NABS as the Director of Research and Programs, where his contributions have included leading research teams through several projects, such as the Indian Child Removal Study with the First Nations Repatriation Institute and the University of Minnesota.

To watch this episode, tune into the Live stream on the Native News Online Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube social media accounts, and subscribe to our channel.

More Stories Like This

National Native American Housing Convention Opens Celebrating 50 Years Tribal Leaders Urgently Call for Reauthorizing Native Housing Law
Former Oglala Sioux Tribal Leaders Sentenced to Federal Prison
Native News Weekly (June 23, 2024): D.C. Briefs
American Indian and Alaska Natives in Tribal Areas Have Among Lowest Rates of High-Speed Internet Access
Native Bidaské with Assemblyman James C. Ramos on the 100th Anniversary of the Indian Citizenship Act

Join us in observing 100 years of Native American citizenship. On June 2, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge signed the Indian Citizenship Act, granting Native Americans US citizenship, a pivotal moment in their quest for equality. This year marks its centennial, inspiring our special project, "Heritage Unbound: Native American Citizenship at 100," observing their journey with stories of resilience, struggle, and triumph. Your donations fuel initiatives like these, ensuring our coverage and projects honoring Native American heritage thrive. Your donations fuel initiatives like these, ensuring our coverage and projects honoring Native American heritage thrive.

About The Author
Native News Online Staff
Author: Native News Online StaffEmail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Native News Online is one of the most-read publications covering Indian Country and the news that matters to American Indians, Alaska Natives and other Indigenous people. Reach out to us at [email protected].