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Bridging the digital divide in Indian Country means addressing not only the lack of cable infrastructure, hardware and internet access that has been documented, but also extending the digital skills for career readiness. For centuries, Native communities have fallen further behind in opportunities for economic development and livelihoods. Even before COVID, our communities were being […]
Rock Your Mocs 2020 (RYM 2020) is here! The annual week-long campaign brings together tribes across the country â€“ and globe â€“ to show off their moccasins and honor Native American ancestors and Indigenous peoples as an extension of American Indian Heritage Month.
Instead of Columbus Day, we celebrate the survival of our cultures and the beauty in the uniqueness of Indigenous peoples… and we remember our ancestors who did not [survive].
National Aviation Week… Whether pilot, astronaut or engineer, we celebrate these Native Americans for their leadership and contributions to aviation.
While we are all seeing the impacts of COVID-19 to Indian Country as they relate to availability of food, water, health care and other necessities, I have been watching the impact from another angle too â€“ the digital perspective.
Weâ€™re sharing the most important COVID-19 updates from March, as well as a few headlines from Indian Country.
Nov. 17 is National Homemade Bread Day, and bread is one food that knows no cultural bounds. However, this day is also a reminder of the darker history behind Indian frybread.
This National Preparedness Month, itâ€™s reassuring to know weâ€™re implementing a new emergency preparedness model in Indian Country and empowering the tribes to respond locally at a moment’s notice when disaster strikes.
Labor Day: We hope employers will consider hiring Native Americans to foster a new generation of American labor and build a brighter future for all Americans.
For generations, Native Americans have marked cycles of the moon, like the Sturgeon Moon, to signify certain times of the year.