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While small in size compared with clear channel radio, it is bringing Native Americans and other ethnic group news, information and cultural entertainment to ... Along the way, Kelly said, the Southside Media Project also interacted with the Minneapolis American Indian Center, Native American Community ...
The battle raged for as long as it did in part because it was not clear whether the federal law governing the return of Native American remains to tribes that ... That partnership led to the revelation that the skeleton represented a previously unknown branch of Native Americans and that the site contains the ...

The genetic mutation behind shovel-shaped teeth (pictured above) might have helped babies survive the intrepid journey from Siberia to Alaska 20,000 years ago. Sapped of ... The researchers discovered almost all Native Americans had shoveled incisors prior to the arrival of Europeans. Today, nearly 40 ...
The Trump administration says Native Americans might need to get a job if they want to keep their health care — a policy that tribal leaders say will .... have taken aggressive action and will continue to do so to improve the health and well-being for all American Indians and Alaska Natives,” according Oakley ...
A lack of public outrage over so many disappeared Native Americans has resulted in a mostly ineffective system designed to find them. ... organizations and the Governor's Office of Indian Affairs to come up with better ways to report and identify missing Native American women throughout Washington state.
The group noted in its analysis of the spending measure that the funding gap for crime victim services had represented “a longstanding inequity,” especially given the high rate Native Americans and Alaska Natives are victimized by violent crime within the United States. More than half of indigenous women ...

The group noted in its analysis of the spending measure that the funding gap for crime victim services had represented “a longstanding inequity,” especially given the high rate Native Americans and Alaska Natives are victimized by violent crime within the United States. More than half of indigenous women ...
In this op-ed, Ruth Hopkins, a Native woman who has worked as a judge for the Oceti Sakowin tribes, explains why Native Americans are suing opioid manufacturers. Opioid dependency is a national epidemic. In 2018, you would be hard pressed to find a community in the United States that has not been ...
Ms. Townsend has also worked as a broadcast trainer for the Native American Journalist's Association and with NPR's Doug Mitchell and as a freelance editor. Townsend is the recipient of numerous awards for her work from the Alaska Press Club, the Native American Journalists Association and a gold ...
The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute and the Walmart Foundation have announced a nearly half-a-million dollar grant to support ... During the program, young adults from Los Angeles and Alaska Native communities went a two-week leadership expedition from southern California to ...
Laban said most Native American students who go to college don't last through the first quarter. She said the college world expects everybody to think the same. “We have our Hopi, Navajo and Tewa perspective,” she said. “They will try to take that from us. A lot think Native Americans don't exist anymore.
Analyses of numerous spear points with fluted edges found in northern Alaska and Yukon, and artifacts from further south in Canada, the Great Plains, and ... But newer genetic studies of ancient Siberians, Alaskans, and Americans, as well as the discovery of new sites south of the Canadian ice sheets ...
In February, San Francisco officials said they planned to remove a prominent downtown monument depicting a defeated Native American at the feet of a ... The highest mountain in North America, Alaska's Mt. Denali, was named Mt. McKinley until it was officially returned to his original name in 2015.
Deford now runs a Facebook page to help find missing or murdered Native Americans where law enforcement efforts have failed. Over the past several months she said she's met over 40 people who are friends or family members of missing persons – many who live in Washington. But there are far fewer ...
... Confederate monuments. Now statues offensive to Native Americans are poised to topple across the U.S. ... The city of Kalamazoo, Mich., said last month it would take down a park monument of a Native American in a headdress kneeling before a westward-facing pioneer. In Alcalde, N.M., and El Paso, ...
'Indian Progress in Business' or INPRO, is lauded by the National Center as the oldest and most prestigious Native American event that acknowledges the accomplishments and contributions made by Native Americans and Alaska Natives to their broader community, as well as those who support their ...
After Native Americans across the U.S. and its territories were granted citizenship in 1924, Alaska instituted a literacy requirement to limit native voting. A 1926 editorial by the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner thundered “THIS IS A WHITE MAN'S COUNTRY” even if “Indians outnumber us.” (Native Alaskans ...

Supporters of the new law say Native American women are victims of homicide at rates many times the national average. And they have high rates of disappearances. But the exact numbers aren't known because there is no comprehensive reporting system. The new law is a modest first step. It directs the ...
During the hearing, Hoeven highlighted the impact of substance abuse in Native American communities and heard testimony from administration officials, ... Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), opioid overdose rates are highest among non-Hispanic whites and American Indians and Alaska Natives.
When Alaska Methodist University was created in 1959, the university's founder Peter Gordon Gould, an Alaska Native from Unga, intended on ... Those requirements include tribal governance, a student body of at least 50 percent Alaska Native or Native American, and chartering or sanctioning tribes.
(Clockwise from top left) Valorie Glazier, Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians; Kimberly Leapley, Bay Mills Indian Community; Christopher Polasky, Sitka Tribe of Alaska; Jacques LeBlanc, Bay Mills Indian Community each graciously volunteered their personal stories about how they each quit ...
The new hire comes on the heels of Wells Fargo's recent announcement of a five-year, $50 million commitment to American Indian/Alaska Native communities to ... and banking requirements, and help to create greater awareness of the cultures, history, and contributions of the Native American community.
The group noted in its analysis of the spending measure that the funding gap for crime victim services had represented “a longstanding inequity,” especially given the high rate Native Americans and Alaska Natives are victimized by violent crime within the United States. More than half of indigenous women ...


 

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