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California’s more than half a million Native people are now backed by a law that allows them more protection to do what they’ve always done: fight fire with fire.

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Without getting into specifics, the Sault Ste. Marie of Chippewa Indians board of directors through a motion, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, censured Chairperson Aaron Payment for a variety of reasons (see below) that were worded broadly.

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Less than a week after the Navajo Nation approved a second round of CARES Act checks for its elders, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer on Tuesday signed a resolution approving $557 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for Hardship Assistance to provide direct financial relief for the Navajo people, to help mitigate the devastating effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

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History was made on Tuesday when the Seattle City Council unanimously elected Debora Juarez because she becomes the first Indigenous Council to serve as the president of the city council. Juarez is a tribal citizen of the Blackfeet Nation.

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During his keynote address at a Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women & Relatives (MMIWR) event at The Heard Museum, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez made a point to thank award-winning film director Rain for making Somebody’s Daughter (1492-) and Say Her Name.

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MINNEAPOLIS — The American Indian Movement’s Grand Governing Council (AIMGGC) announced on Tuesday that it’s organizing a freedom walk for Leonard Peltier later this year, from September 1 through November 14, 2022.

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Washington State's legislature is considering a bill that would create an alert system for missing or endangered Indigenous women.

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A 34-year-old woman was arrested in the early hours of the new year after she stabbed a Cayuga Nation Police Officer in the leg during a dispute over property that was taken over by the Cayuga Nation.

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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer on Thursday signed a resolution that reallocates CARES Act funds for Hardship Assistance for enrolled citizens of the Navajo Nation who are 60 years old and over, and who previously demonstrated need for assistance to mitigate the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.