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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 08/31/21

Good morning NUNAverse: On Monday, South Dakota lawmakers tasked with redrawing the state's political boundaries set a framework that will allow them to speed through the once-in-a-decade process on a tight schedule this year. Areas with large Native populations...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/30/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: The COVID-19 Delta variant is surging among the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. Currently, there are more than 60 active COVID-19 cases, and more cases are being confirmed every day, according to Cheyenne River Sioux...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/26/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: The epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women will be examined in a special one-hour Dateline NBC program called The Secrets of Spirit Lake. NBC News’ Andrea Canning will report on how jurisdictional rules between tribal and non-tribal...

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Good morning, NUNAverse: On Monday the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded its approval for the already approved emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccine continues to be available under emergency use authorization for Native youth...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/24/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: The significance of his “Remembrance Run” didn’t sink in until Ku Stevens was finishing up the two-day, 50-mile (80-kilometer) trek across the high desert to honor the memories of ancestors who were removed from their families and sent to the...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/23/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Through Arizona Senate Bill 1803, National Code Talkers Day will now be recognized as a state holiday in the State of Arizona. The legislation was signed into law by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) on Thursday in the presence of Navajo Nation Vice...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/17/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: NUNA’s media clips will be going on a brief hiatus starting tomorrow, August 18. We will resume our daily media update next Monday, August 23. New legislation has been introduced in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate that will...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/16/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: On Friday, nearly two dozen Democrats urged the Indian Health Service (IHS) director to set up a support system for Native peoples experiencing trauma as revelations emerge from the Federal Indian Boarding School Truth Initiative, a...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/13/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: On Thursday, the US Census Bureau released demographic data from the Census 2020 that shows tremendous growth in the American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) population from 2010 to 2020. The data released reflects that the AI/AN population,...

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