Selected Native American News Stories


Last updated: June 29, 2022

Next update is planned to be published by: July 6, 2022

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Culture and Tradition

University of Alaska Southeast to offer free Alaska Native language courses (Native News Online) 6/27/22

'Dark Winds' fails authenticity test (Native News Online) 6/27/22

Cherokee Nation investing in public art projects (Native News Online) 6/26/22

Harvard returns Standing Bear's tomahawk (Indian Country Today) 6/25/22

Rick West: Lawyer, Museum Director, champion of Indigenous causes (Stanford Lawyer) 6/13/22

Economic Development

Native American Development Center weighs creating new business incubator (Tribal Business News) 6/27/22

Education News

University of Arizona to provide tuition-free education for Native American undergraduates in Arizona (Indian Country Today) 6/28/22

Environment and Energy

NJ Superfund lawsuit offers tribal land a path from contamination to cultural restoration (Gothamist) 6/28/22

Health and Welfare

Long before Roe v. Wade was overturned, Indigenous women faced barriers to abortion (KOSU) 6/28/22

Women of Indian Country respond to the overturning of Roe v. Wade (Native News Online) 6/27/22

A museum exhibit in Sheridan tells the story of Native American healthcare on Montana reservations (Wyoming Public Radio) 6/23/22

Intergovernmental

Supreme Court limits historic McGirt ruling (Indian Country Today) 6/29/22

Minn. tribal leaders seek flexibility in tapping federal infrastructure aid (MPR News) 6/28/22

NDN Collective responds to Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade (Indian Country Today) 6/27/22

Biden administration backs Indian boarding school bill (Indianz) 6/27/22

President Biden nominates Patrice Kunesh for Commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans (Native News Online) 6/24/22

Oregon tribe, state leaders enter historic agreement (Indian Country Today) 6/23/22

Land and Water

Appeal filed in BIA road washout lawsuit (The Bismarck Tribune) 6/23/22

Sacred Places

Federal appeals court greenlights destruction of sacred Native land (Indian Country Today) 6/27/22

All Pueblo Council of Governors travels to DC to urge the Biden administration to finalize protections for sacred Chaco landscape (Indian Country Today) 6/23/22

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