Several Catholic churches have recently been vandalized or damaged in fires following the discovery of more than 1,100 unmarked graves at the sites of three former residential schools run by the church in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
By Jim Morris, Associated Press
Museums have been hit hard over the past year during the pandemic, with a fall survey finding more than 30 percent remain closed and a third were at risk of permanently closing. But one museum on the outskirts of Portland,…
By Cat Wise
Last month, Congress approved a record amount of money for Native American tribes in the American Rescue Plan. On Friday, First Lady Jill Biden spent the second of two days meeting with Navajo officials and hearing about their needs, after…
By Stephanie Sy, Casey Kuhn
14 states don’t publicly keep track of COVID-19 data for American Indians/Alaska Natives. “We know who we are, and these are our homelands, so to be rendered invisible is another incidence of historical trauma.”…
By Casey Kuhn
In the backlash against former President Evo Morales, some Bolivians have used the moment to express anti-indigenous sentiments.
By Jeffrey Brown, Kira Wakeam
Joy Harjo, the new poet laureate of the United States, is the first Native American to achieve that honor. Jeffrey Brown recently sat down with Harjo, a member of Oklahoma's Muscogee Creek Nation, in Tulsa to discuss how arts shaped…
By Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press
A new Inupiaq language option recently went live on Facebook for those who employ the social media giant's community translation tool.
By Jennifer Hijazi
There is “grass and apologies, bones and joy, marching bands and genocide, skin and social work” and much more in the work of the 21 native writers featured in the collection.
In a weekend of Women's Marches, families and friends across the country spotlighted missing and murdered Indigenous women and transgender people.
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