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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 10/07/21

Good Morning NUNAverse, Top officials with the Navajo Nation are renewing a request for congressional leaders to hold a field hearing before deciding on federal legislation aimed at limiting oil and gas development around Chaco Culture National Historical Park....

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Media Clips by NUNA 10/06/21

Good Morning NUNAverse,  Lauren J. King (Muscogee) was confirmed by the United States Senate on Tuesday to serve as a federal district judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. Nominated by President Joe Biden on May 12,...

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Media Clips by NUNA 10/05/21

Good Morning NUNAverse,  A study published Monday confirms that the pandemic hit Black, Native, and Hispanic communities far harder than Whites early on, killing greater proportions of these groups. People from these groups were more likely to die from...

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Media Clips by NUNA 10/04/21

Good Morning NUNAverse,  Mary Kininnook (Tlingit) was one of nearly 200 children who died and were buried while students at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, the nation’s first off-reservation Indian Boarding School. But you wouldn’t know it by scouring the...

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Media Clips by NUNA 10/01/21

Good Morning NUNAverse,  Congressional members in both the Senate and the House today reintroduced Indian Boarding School legislation that seeks healing for “stolen Native children and their communities.” The announcement coincided with the National Day...

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Media Clips by NUNA 09/30/21

Good Morning NUNAverse,  A judicial panel has recommended the creation of five additional federal judgeships in Oklahoma because of an increased caseload due to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding crimes committed on tribal lands. The Judicial Conference on...

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Media Clips by NUNA 09/29/21

Good Morning NUNAverse,  The Cherokee Nation on Tuesday announced three of the nation’s largest drug distributors will pay $75 million to settle legal claims that the companies created an opioid crisis on Cherokee tribal lands. The deal is the first of its...

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Media Clips by NUNA 09/27/21

Good Morning NUNAverse,  The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes legislation to address the hundreds of Lakota men, women, and children killed at the Wounded Knee massacre a century ago....

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Media Clips by NUNA 09/24/21

Good Morning NUNAverse,  Keeping a campaign promise to Indian Country, the White House announced on Wednesday that it will host a 2021 White House Tribal Nations Summit this fall. While the exact date is yet to be announced, the summit will take place during...

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