International Women’s Day Poster Draws Attention to Violence against Indigenous Women

International Women’s Day – 2016 Published March 8, 2016 OTTAWA – In honor of International Women’s Day this year, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers created a beautiful poster to raise awareness of the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. As you may know, the Canadian federal government recently announced a national […]

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Oaks Mission Elementary students enjoy Read across America

Cherokee Nation brings national literacy project to local classrooms Published March 8, 2016 OAKS, OKLAHOMA – Cherokee Nation Businesses and Cherokee Nation recently made a big impression on local students. Employee volunteers from the tribe and its business arm celebrated Read Across America Day by bringing their favorite childhood books to local classrooms. CNB’s annual […]

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Diné College Signs MOU with Northern Arizona University

  (PHOTO: Front row: NAU President Rita Cheng, Diné College President Martin Ahumada. Back row: Theresa Hatatulie, Diné Board of Regents, Aaron Lee, student representative, Diné Board of Regents, NAU’s Chad Hamill and Greg Bigman, Diné College Board of Regents. Photo courtesy of NAU News.) Published March 8, 2016 TSAILE, ARIZONA—Diné College and Northern Arizona […]

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Cruz on Flint Crisis: “Officials at All Levels of Government Need be Held Accountable”

Published March 8, 2016 GRAND RAPIDS—While making a late night campaign stop in Grand Rapids on the eve of Michigan’s presidential primary, Senator Ted Cruz says that officials at all levels of government need to be held accountable for the Flint water crisis. Cruz made this statement to reporters at the conclusion of a press […]

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Hold Hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget for Indian Programs

Published March 7, 2016 WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, March 9, at 2:15 PM EST, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) will hold an oversight hearing on “the President’s FY2017 Indian Country Budget.” Last month, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the SCIA, sent a views and estimates letter to the Senate Budget Committee to consider when preparing the fiscal […]

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Leading Edge Idea: Restoring justice for Indigenous Peoples

Feature Morning Star Gali has been deeply involved with the cultural, political and spiritual activities of her nation and urban Indian communities in the San Francisco Bay Area from a very early age. She grew up listening to stories of injustice, and attended demonstrations and marches while still in a stroller. Gali was a teenager […]

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