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According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Graham County's racial demographics broke down as follows: 72.1 percent white, 14.4 percent Native American, 8.2 ... The table includes the following categories: Asian or Pacific Islander, Black, American Indian or Alaskan Native, White (including Caucasian and ...
Three out of five American Indian and Alaskan Native women have been sexually assaulted in their lifetimes. One in three Native American women have reported being raped in their lifetimes. Native Americans are recognized as American citizens as part of Congress' 1924 Indian Citizenship Act. But a ...

Three out of five American Indian and Alaskan Native women have been sexually assaulted in their lifetimes. One in three Native American women have reported being raped in their lifetimes. Native Americans are recognized as American citizens as part of Congress' 1924 Indian Citizenship Act. But a ...
A medicine man dances in front of the White House at a rally for Native American rights on March 10, 2017, in Washington, DC. ... News they were wary about a Donald Trump presidency because the campaign had yet to reach out to them, or list priorities as applied to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Today, NPR's Morning Edition aired a story about discrimination Native Americans face when trying to get healthcare in America. It included an interview with Anna Whiting Sorrell, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes. We're going to follow up now by looking at some of the persistent ...
Congress has long failed to allocate enough money to meet Native American health needs. In 2016 it set the Indian Health Service budget at $4.8 billion. Spread across the US population of 3.7 million American Indians and Alaska Natives, that's $1,297 per person. That compares to $6,973 per inmate in ...
With a population density of about one person per square mile, Alaskans face health challenges unlike anywhere else in the U.S. But like the rest of the .... for Indians in 1997, which funds community-led programs to reduce diabetes rates in Native Alaskan and Native American populations across the U.S..
National American Indian Heritage Month celebrates and honors American Indians and Alaska natives and how they have enriched the history of the United States. The theme for this year's National American Indian Heritage observance is "Standing Together." "Native Americans have fought in every war ...
Natalie Landreth, a staff attorney for the Native American rights Fund, which represents four of the five tribes that pushed for Bears Ears, tied in this recent executive action with pro-pipeline decisions and a revocation of an executive order that allowed tribes on Alaska's Bering Sea to have a say in land ...
The Native American population has experienced constant turmoil for centuries due to poor treatment, limited resources and colonization. As recorded in the 2015 census, 6.6 million Native Americans and Alaska Natives live in the United States, making up about 2 percent of the country's population.
Indeed, Native American children rely on Medicaid and CHIP at much higher percentages than other population groups. A study by Georgetown reported that 54 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native children were enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP, as compared to 39 percent of all children.
For graduation rates alone, Oregon's Native American students are graduating at about 56 percent, compared to the state's overall four-year graduation rate of 74.8 percent. "It's clear from the data that there are significant opportunity gaps for American Indian and Alaska Native students," said Colt Gill, ...
It also sets tribes with differing claims to Alaska's North Slope against each other. And both sides tend to assert that the overall public sides with them. "The majority of Alaskans and majority of Alaksa Natives express their support for [drilling in ANWR]. It's an issue of economic self-determination for our ...
With a population density of about one person per square mile, Alaskans face health challenges unlike anywhere else in the U.S. But like the rest of the .... for Indians in 1997, which funds community-led programs to reduce diabetes rates in Native Alaskan and Native American populations across the U.S..
Natalie Landreth, a staff attorney for the Native American rights Fund, which represents four of the five tribes that pushed for Bears Ears, tied in this recent executive action with pro-pipeline decisions and a revocation of an executive order that allowed tribes on Alaska's Bering Sea to have a say in land ...
National American Indian Heritage Month celebrates and honors American Indians and Alaska natives and how they have enriched the history of the United States. The theme for this year's National American Indian Heritage observance is "Standing Together." "Native Americans have fought in every war ...

Brave Native American and Alaska Native men and women have served well and honorably in the U.S. military. Native peoples have participated in every major U.S. military encounter from the Revolutionary war to today's conflicts in the Middle East, serving at a higher rate in proportion to their population ...
This is not an opinion, it's a clear message to Donald Trump to stop name-calling against Native American women. ... The Alaskan Natives, and the American Indians were brutally punished for speaking their native tongues and were beaten, abused in schools that were controlled by Christian Missionaries ...
Just this one conversation makes evident how diverse NAC is, as members tell of hometowns from Alaska to New Mexico to Oklahoma. Still, we all gather each week to talk about the experiences we share. I joined NAC at Columbia about a month into my time here. When I couldn't go home for the powwow ...
Sailors describe some Native American inventions still used widely today during a Native American Heritage Month celebration at the Singapore area coordinator's Cafe Lah Community Center, Nov. 16, 2017. Service members highlighted the achievements and contributions of Native Americans and ...
GAITHERSBURG, MD., November 28, 2017 - This November, First Employees' Association of the Indian Health Service and the Multicultural Affairs Committee of the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland held a Native American Indian Social Powwow. The powwow featured a grand entry of American Indians, ...
For Native Americans, honoring flag might mean different anthem ... American Indians and Alaska Natives make up about 2 percent of the U.S. ... "You can't take away from pride a Native American has for service," he said.
A call for entries to design the National Native American veterans ... aware of the incredibly high rate of service of Native Americans in the military, and ... inclusive of all Native American veterans, including Alaska Natives and ...
On a small spit of land in Northwest Alaska, through a mild winter storm that cancelled flights in and out of the surrounding communities, ...
WASHINGTON -- Editor's note: November is Native American Heritage Month. ... "Native Americans have influenced every stage of America's ...
Graduation rates for Native Alaskan students in the Kenai Peninsula ... academic needs of Alaska Native and Native American students so that ...
Native Americans Gave Places, Animals, Plants Their Names ... This month, VOA is highlighting Native American contributions to U.S. ... Alaska. Alaxsxix, which is a name from language of the Unangan people whom the ...
Hunters, anglers, and Native Americans who subsist on the refuge's ... of the Alaskan Coastal Plain in America's largest remaining wilderness ...
Anchorage, Alaska (KTUU) - The Department of the Interior ... and four other Native American representatives, filed a class-action lawsuit ...
Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, cast the final vote on a resolution to kill a consumer ... Native Americans and other Alaskans who are impacted by ...
US Native American Groups Oppose Congress' tax Bills ... and House of Representatives disregard the priorities of Native Americans. ... but would disproportionately impact American Indians and Alaska Natives who rely on ...
At NSU, about one-third of the student body are Native American. ... the biggest enrollment of American Indian or Alaskan Native students. However, Native Americans are only about one percent of the population in the US.
Given no pay, more than 6,300 Alaskans from 12 to 80 years old signed on ... Once enlisted, the Alaskan natives trained on army tactics so they ...
The fight over the proposed Pebble mine in southern Alaska is a harbinger: ... On a Thursday in October, dozens of Alaskans piled into a cavernous ... than 80 percent of its Native Alaskan population -- are strongly against it. .... at pollution from 6,000-year-old Native American copper mines on Isle Royale.
First Alaskans Institute is co-hosting the event for the first time. ... dual degrees in Native American studies and anthropology at Dartmouth.
San Juan College to host Native American Heritage Month events ... Mocs, an annual event that encourages Native Americans, Alaska Natives, ...
While the University of Maryland recognizes November as Native American Indian Heritage Month, some Indigenous students say they still feel ...
"I was young and interested in exploring Alaska," says Caulfield, who ... he learned from the Native American -- or Native Alaskan -- elders.
More than half of Native Americans living on tribal lands or other majority-Native ... experience discrimination because they are Native American. ... live on tribal lands such as a reservation, pueblo or Alaska Native village?
Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, says her legislation to open Alaska's ... Ten other Alaskans testified, including Gov. ... more than from the traditional Native American belief she expressed "as being "stewards of the mother earth.".
King is part of two native tribes in Alaska and a member of the First Nations Educational and cultural Center and the Native American student ...
"Native American people are basically invisible to most of the people in ... An estimated 22 Native Americans and Native Alaskans died at the ...
On Nov. 4, the Statehouse hosted a celebration of American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, with drum group Sunshine, of the ...
The free poetry performance featuring Native American Donna Beaver will begin ... In 2000, she was awarded the Alaska Native Writer's Award for ... diverse cultures, traditions, histories, and contributions of Native Americans.
Each fall for the past several years - a Native arts Festival, is held in Portland Oregon, in Jim Pepper's old neighborhood. Sean Aaron Cruz ...
The theme for this year's observance of Native American Heritage Month -- also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month ...
November is National Native American Heritage Month, which honors American Indians and Alaska Natives. This year's theme is "Standing ...
Subsistence hunting is a way of life for Paul and other Alaska natives ... big game, his Family could struggle through the harsh Alaskan winter.
The helpline is specifically for Alaska Native and Native American survivors ... The Helpline, which was created by Native Americans, launched ...


 

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