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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 01/09/23

Good Morning, NUNAverse, New legislation that strikes down 11 outdated federal laws that discriminated against Native people was signed into law by President Biden on Tuesday, December 27. The Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging...

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Media Clips by NUNA 12/19/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, The House of Representatives passed the Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes (RESPECT) Act last week, which would abolish 11 outdated federal laws that are related to the treatment of Native...

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Media Clips by NUNA 12/12/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, Last week, Representative Derek Kilmer and Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced a bill that acknowledges “the chronic failures” of the federal government to fulfill its trust and treaty agreements with tribes and to “ensure...

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Media Clips by NUNA 12/05/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, President Joe Biden pledged last week to give Native peoples a stronger voice in federal affairs, promising at the first in-person summit on tribal affairs in six years that he will bolster tribal consultations, inclusion of...

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Media Clips by NUNA 11/28/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, Representative Mary Peltola, the first Alaska Native elected to Congress in a special election in Alaska this summer, has officially been elected to a full term in the House of Representatives. Peltola defeated Republicans Sarah Palin and...

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Media Clips by NUNA 11/21/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, The New York State Education Department has effectively banned the use of most Native mascots for public schools in the state. Schools must be in compliance by the end of the 2022-23 school year or face withholding of state...

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Media Clips by NUNA 11/14/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, The Supreme Court heard more than three hours of arguments last week in a sprawling challenge to the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. The law at issue in the new case was rooted in the sovereignty...

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Media Clips by NUNA 11/07/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Wednesday on the most significant challenge to a law that gives preference to Native families in foster care and adoption proceedings of Native children. The outcome could undercut the...

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Media Clips NUNA 10/31/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has sent a notice to Timothy J. Kelly, a judge in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia citing the Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta ruling as a reason for wanting to dismiss a 2020...

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