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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 07/12/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta is being rightly decried as undermining tribal sovereignty. In Castro-Huerta, the Supreme Court abandoned years of precedent and clear congressional direction, holding...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/11/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, In the packed Riverside Indian School gymnasium on Saturday, July 9, 2022, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo) and Assistant Secretary of the Interior Bryan Newland (Bay Mills Indian Community) began the Road to Healing...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/07/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, In early June, the New York state legislature passed legislation that, if signed by Governor Kathy Hochul, would protect unmarked burial sites from excavation. The Unmarked Burial Site Protection Act would require that construction be...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/06/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, Oklahoma Attorney General John O'Connor knows how concerns over who has jurisdiction of Native lands can swing an election. O'Connor lost his bid for a full term as Oklahoma's top law enforcement officer on June 28 to Republican challenger...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/05/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, A U.S. Supreme Court ruling expanding state authority to prosecute some crimes on Native land is fracturing decades of law built around the hard-fought principle that tribes have the right to govern themselves on their own territory,...

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Media Clips by NUNA 07/01/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) budget task force says a fundamental change is needed in the way federal funding is allocated to tribes. So NCAI is developing principles for Congress to consider. Tribal leaders repeatedly have...

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Media Clips by NUNA 06/30/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, Mohegan Chief Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba, the nation’s first Native U.S. treasurer, comes from a line of chiefs who instilled in her the need to keep her tribe healthy and to survive. Now Malerba, 68, will bring that mindset to two new jobs in...

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Media Clips by NUNA 06/29/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native people for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native. The 5-4 decision cut back on the high court’s ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma in 2020 that said a...

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Media Clips by NUNA 06/28/22

Good Morning, NUNAverse, Although the Supreme Court issued the two most important opinions of the term last week, upending a near 50-year-old precedent on abortion and expanding gun rights for the first time in a decade, this blockbuster term is not over. New opinions...

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