Stories tagged: "Native American"


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Tribal Leaders Urge Support for Bills to Protect Cultural, Sacred Sites

Tribal leaders urged lawmakers to pass bills that would protect sacred sites by creating a new tribal designation and require Native input on decisions.

6 Influential Women Who Shaped Arizona History

From breaking glass ceilings to championing for the rights of marginalized communities, these women’s stories are worth sharing.

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Native American Youth To Be Tapped for Conservation Projects

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.

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US Grappling with Native American Boarding School History

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.

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White House Releases Report on Native American Voting Rights

“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.

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Indigenous News Outlets, Nonprofits Drive Deeper Coverage

Native American communities have seen more robust news coverage in recent years, in part because of an increase in Indigenous reporting.

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9 Must-Visit Eateries to Try During Native American Heritage Month

At these Arizona eateries owned and operated by Indigenous people, you will find traditional food to enjoy during Native American Heritage Month.