Tribal leaders urged lawmakers to pass bills that would protect sacred sites by creating a new tribal designation and require Native input on decisions.
From breaking glass ceilings to championing for the rights of marginalized communities, these women’s stories are worth sharing.
The new youth service program is designed to create job opportunities for Native Americans while boosting their cultural connections to nature through conservation projects on tribal and public land.
At least 500 children died at some of the schools, but that number is expected to reach into the thousands or tens of thousands as more research is done.
“For far too long, members of tribal nations and Native communities have faced unnecessary burdens when they attempt to exercise their sacred right to vote,” the White House said.
Native American communities have seen more robust news coverage in recent years, in part because of an increase in Indigenous reporting.
At these Arizona eateries owned and operated by Indigenous people, you will find traditional food to enjoy during Native American Heritage Month.
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