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On Wednesday evening, President Joe Biden declared May 5th, 2022 as Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day. Events were held across Indian Country to raise awareness of the day and the issue. This year, Indian Country is keeping the fire burning by hosting more events across Indian Country, all this week. 

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In advance of tomorrow's (May 5, 2022) recognition of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Day, the White House on Wednesday evening released a presidential proclamation by President Joe Biden, titled "A Proclamation on Missing Or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day, 2022."

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Today, the Department of Commerce announced that 19 grants totaling nearly $77 million have been awarded to Indian Country through the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program. The Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program is a federal program that directs broadband deployment on tribal lands for use in telehealth, distance learning, and access to reliable and affordable internet. 

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NEW YORK—On the floor of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at its New York headquarters, there are many apparent divides between nation-states and participating Indigenous peoples and their institutions.

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On Saturday, pieces of what appeared to be a bronze statue were stolen from the Tulsa Historical Society and Museum and sold as scrap metal to a recycling company in Catoosa, Oklahoma. Prior to the exchange at the recycling center, the statue was cut into pieces.

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Native News Online publishes here Ruth Buffalo's prepared statement, to be delivered at the United Nations today, demanding the release of Leonard Peltier:

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More than four out of five Indigenous people in the U.S. have experienced violent crime, according to national data. Those are some of the highest rates of violence for any demographic, with Indigenous women nearly three times more likely to be murdered than white women. Colorado lawmakers are seeking to address this disparity with a new bill to improve investigations into missing and murdered Indigenous people.

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) this week launched a website to streamline information and resources related to open missing and murdered Indigenous persons cases.

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If there is a specialist on Indigenous peoples’ advocacy work and participation within the United Nations, it would likely be Kenneth Deer (Mohawk Nation of the Haudenosaunee).