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By Bobby Ross Jr., Associated Press
Two American Indian tribes in South Dakota have joined forces to purchase 40 acres around the Wounded Knee National Historic Landmark, the site of one of the deadliest massacres in U.S. history.
By Stephen Groves, Associated Press
The Indigenous House subcommittee holds a hearing on Thursday on the Indian Boarding School Act.
By News Desk
A new federal study shows the U.S. government supported more than 400 Native American boarding schools aimed at assimilating Native children.
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
2020 was a time of upheaval in Minneapolis — from the pandemic, to the police killing of George Floyd. A new novel, ‘The Sentence,’ by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Minneapolis resident Louise Erdrich, reflects on that tumultuous period. Jeffrey Brown…
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane
By Associated Press
Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the annual convention of the National Congress of American Indians Tuesday, underscoring the Biden administration's commitment to tribal sovereignty and pledging investment in Indigenous communities.
By William Brangham, Courtney Norris
The Biden administration recently restored the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Bears Ears National Monument just ahead of Indigenous Peoples Day. The White House said the move protects land sacred to Native…
By Casey Kuhn
These techniques are resurfacing in local fire management collaborations between tribes, U.S. Forest Service and non-governmental organizations to help prevent now-common calamities.
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The question for the court was whether Alaska Native corporations, which are for-profit companies that provide benefits and social services to more than 100,000 Alaska Natives, count as "Indian tribes." The high court answered yes.
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