Selected Native American News Stories

Last updated: August 10, 2022

Next update is planned to be published by: August 17, 2022

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Culture & Tradition

‘Time honored’ harvesting knowledge altered by climate change (Indian Country Today) 8/8/22

Opinion: Castro-Huerta decision ‘flips federal Indian law on its head’ (Indian Country Today) 8/2/22

Chippewa Tribe members in Minnesota consider whether to continue blood quantum (NPR) 8/2/22

Land & Water

Interior Sec. Haaland Announces Members of Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names (Native News Online) 8/9/2022

Arizona tribes wait for water as settlements languish in courtrooms and bureaucracy (AZCentral) 8/9/2022

Their pleas for water were long ignored. Now tribes are gaining a voice on the Colorado River (The Spectrum) 8/8/2022

Recognition & Enrollment

Emotional hearing on Freedmen citizenship yields discussion but few solutions (KOSU / NPR) 7/28/2022

Tribal Government

Renewed push for repeal of Navajo Nation's same-sex marriage ban (Fox 13 - Salt Lake City) 8//8/2022

National Tribal Trial College gives Indigenous advocates the skills to work in tribal courts (WisBlawg) 8/2/2022


Tribe claims prejudice, sues county for diluting Native vote (Indian Country Today) 8/3/2022

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