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The SISTERhood Edit: Interview with Ricki McCarroll

*This post originally appeared on The SISTERhood Edit (July 6, 2020) and can be found here.* In our new series, the Sisterhood Edit, we shine the spotlight on badass, superwomen who are doing amazing things for their community and the world at large. We will be...

NUNA Media Clips Library

Media Clips by NUNA 04/16/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: The CDC said yesterday that it has reports of approximately 5,800 “breakthrough infections” where individuals fully vaccinated against COVID-19 contracted the disease. With nearly 77 million individuals in the United States fully vaccinated,...

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Media Clips by NUNA 04/15/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: An expert advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met yesterday and declined to vote on whether to continue vaccinations with the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, effectively leaving the current...

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Media Clips by NUNA 04/14/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has named former President Barack Obama’s tribal liaison as her top official on Alaska issues. Raina Thiele is Dena’ina Athabascan and Yup’ik and an enrolled member of Pedro Bay village, making her the first...

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Media Clips by NUNA 04/13/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: On Sunday, 20-year-old Duante Wright was shot and killed in Brooklyn Center, a Minneapolis suburb, during a traffic stop. Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon described the shooting as “an accidental discharge” during a press conference...

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Media Clips by NUNA 04/12/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Pfizer and BioNTech requested on Friday that the Food and Drug Administration expand the emergency use authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine to permit its use in children ages 12 to 15. If the approval is granted, younger Americans could...

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Media Clips by NUNA 04/09/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: On Thursday, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland visited Bears Ears National Monument and met with tribes and elected officials as she prepares to submit recommendations on whether to reverse President Donald Trump’s decision to downsize that site...

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Media Clips by NUNA 04/08/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: The Washington Senate has approved a measure to ban the use of Native names, symbols and images as school mascots, logos and team names at most public schools in Washington. The bill passed the Democratic-led chamber on a bipartisan 40-9 vote...

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Media Clips by NUNA 04/07/21

Good afternoon, NUNAverse: Sections of the Indian Child Welfare Act that gave Native families preference in the adoption of Native children were struck down yesterday after the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the federal law’s preferences for Native...

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Media Clips by NUNA 04/06/21

Good morning/afternoon, NUNAverse: The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa was victorious in its fight against a planned $1 billion PolyMet copper mine in northern Minnesota. The Fond du Lac Band filed a federal lawsuit in 2019 against the U.S. Army Corps of...

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