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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 07/20/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: A state commission tasked with reviewing and suggesting changes to Massachusetts’ seal and motto, which includes a controversial depiction of a Native man, met for the first time this week. The commission was created by lawmakers in 2020 to...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/19/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Last week, Pfizer Inc. said its COVID-19 vaccine was granted priority review by U.S. regulators, putting it on track for a potential full approval by early next year. The drugmaker and its German partner BioNTech SE said in a statement Friday...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/16/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Earlier this month, as part of Minnesota’s COVID-19 Recovery Budget, a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives office was confirmed to be established. The office will be located within the Department of Public Safety in St. Paul, Minnesota....

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/15/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Multiple tribes and environmental groups opposed to Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 oil pipeline project asked the Minnesota Supreme Court yesterday to overturn a lower court decision affirming the approvals granted by independent regulators that...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/14/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $12 million in funding to 13 Native and Alaska Native communities across the nation for projects that will reduce energy costs and increase energy security and resiliency. The selected projects...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/13/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration warned that Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine can lead to an increased risk of a rare neurological condition known as Guillain–Barré syndrome, which occurs when the immune...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/12/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Native peoples have the highest vaccination rate in the United State with close to 40 percent of the population fully vaccinated, and 45 percent having received at least one dose. Asian...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/09/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: The U.S. Department of Agriculture will issue up to $307 million in grants and low-interest loans in an effort to modernize rural water infrastructure, officials announced Wednesday. Officials made the announcement at a wastewater treatment...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/08/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Four people were arrested at a demonstration organized by the NDN Collective on Sunday, July 4 after they climbed a 100 foot tall mill and grain silo in downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, and adorned it with an upside-down American flag with...

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