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CHICAGO — A group of American Indians made public comments before the Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday, encouraging the country’s third-largest school district—355,000 students—to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of Columbus Day.

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WASHINGTON — The National Congress of American Indians on Thursday evening condemned the recent destruction and desecration of culturally sacred sites and denounced comments by Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar.  

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NEW YORK — On Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg released a Native American plan with calls for upholding tribal sovereignty and improving the lives of tribal citizens. 

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WASHINGTON — Just before Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris, Jr. began his Congressional testimony yesterday, he received a call with some unfortunate, though not unexpected, news: blasting had resumed on his tribe’s sacred lands to clear a path for President Trump’s border wall. 

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OTTAWA, Canada — Acclaimed actress and activist Tantoo Cardinal will be honored at the upcoming Governor General's Performing Arts Awards, a star-studded event happening April 25 at the National Arts Centre.

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WASHINGTON — Three prominent Native American national organizations — the National Congress of American Indians, National Urban Indian Family Coalition and the Native American Rights Fund NARF — are partnering to create a coalition to ensure that the American Indian and Alaskan Native population is accurately counted in the upcoming 2020 Census.

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Conference Theme: Sovereignty = Tribal Public Health

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RENO, Nev.  On the evening of Thursday, February 27th, the Gender, Race and Identity Program at the University of Nevada, Reno will be hosting “Our Bodies, Our Lands: Not One More Stolen Sister” to raise awareness about the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in which the cases of thousands of Indigenous women and girls are missing or murdered without closure.

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. The Office of the Speaker is announcing public hearings on the impacts of uranium ore mining, transport, processing and related activities on Navajo lands throughout the month of March 2020.