Category Archives: History, Culture, Justice

Indigenous History and Its Effect on Education Equity in South Dakota

Education equity implies giving every single student the necessary support to succeed… How can we prepare students for college, career and life if we’re omitting… the history of many Native students’ ancestors.

Posted in History, Culture, Justice | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Scorching Summer Pose Threats to Lives and More on the Reservations

In addition to devastating the land itself, wildfires threaten animal life, natural water systems, economic and social norms, environment and cultural resources. They also impact living communities, recreational areas and revenue streams,

Posted in History, Culture, Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Native Views on Independence Day

Today, we look at a viewpoint that’s sometimes forgotten – the Indigenous one. Do Native Americans in the United States celebrate Independence Day?

Posted in History, Culture, Justice | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Native News Pick of the Month: Confronting the painful history of Native American boarding schools

Earlier this year, the remains of more than 215 Native American children were discovered on the grounds of a former boarding school… PWNA president & CEO Joshua Arce shares his reaction to the discovery and weighs in on Deb Haaland’s recent opinion piece [on the matter].

Posted in History, Culture, Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recognizing Indigenous Veterans on Memorial Day

This year on Memorial Day, we pay homage to the veterans who have served… and celebrate the opening of the new National Native American Veterans Memorial at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C.

Posted in History, Culture, Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Native News Pick of the Month: President Biden’s ‘Thrifty Food Plan’ and what it means for Native Families

Earlier this year, President Biden shared his… American Families Plan that will expand access to free school lunch and summertime cash benefits for families with children…supporting some of America’s most impoverished communities – and Native Americans should not be left behind.

Posted in History, Culture, Justice | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

World Fair Trade Day: Remember Native Americans

The 2021 fair trade theme is “Build Back Fairer” and rallies around the impact COVID-19 had on our trade system… Fair trade is critical to Native American businesses too.

Posted in History, Culture, Justice | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Native News Pick of the Month: Land Buy-Back, Real Estate Recovery, and the Burning of Blackacre

The [Guardian] article reported on several different tribal communities from around the country buying back land that was previously taken from them and given to non-Native landowners.

Posted in History, Culture, Justice | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Preserving and Protecting Mother Earth

Communities around the world have celebrated Earth Day on April 22 for more than 50 years… Truth be told, Indigenous people have celebrated ‘Earth Day’ every day since time immemorial.

Posted in History, Culture, Justice | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Native News Pick of the Month: The Disconnect between Philanthropy and Native American Food Sovereignty

…Native News Pick of the Month: Funders want to help ensure Native food sovereignty. Many in those communities want philanthropy to do better…

Posted in History, Culture, Justice | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
  • Subscribe to the blog and updates about our work in Indian Country

  • Popular Items