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Shoe Cobbler without Shoes

By Ricki McCarroll, Founder & Principal Consultant When NUNA was started just over two years ago, we were an I. Just me, a cell phone, a laptop, and a cliff I happened to have jumped off of without a second thought. I was a small business owner - and I was the...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/12/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Founded in 2018, Canada’s first Indigenous female-founded airline will soon be buzzing in and out of an airport on Vancouver Island. Iskwew recently announced that it will begin operating non-stop scheduled service between Qualicum Beach...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/11/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: The United States Senate on Tuesday passed a bipartisan infrastructure bill that includes $550 billion in new spending and reauthorizes highway and water programs, among other provisions. The legislation would inject federal cash into roads,...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/10/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Four Native Hawaiians arrested in 2019 while protesting against construction of a giant telescope on Hawaii’s highest peak were not guilty of obstructing the mountain’s access road, a judge ruled Friday. Judge M. Kanani Laubach issued her...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/09/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: The U.S. Senate voted on Saturday to confirm Bryan Newland as Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior. Newland was nominated by President Joe Biden in April to serve as the highest-ranking Senate-confirmed...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/06/21

Good morning, NUNAverse, Today, Hawai‘i Senator Brian Schatz, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, led committee passage of S.989, the Native American Language Resource Center Act of 2021, and S. 1402, the Durbin Feeling Native American Languages Act of...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/05/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: Dr. Loretta Christensen, who has served as chief medical officer for the Navajo Area Indian Health Service from 2017 to 2021 and chief medical officer for the Gallup Service Unit from 2014 to 2017, was appointed as chief medical officer for...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/04/21

Good morning, NUNAverse:  Last Friday, a broad coalition of Indigenous leaders in New Mexico called for the resignation of the director of a legislative agency on public education, arguing undisclosed comments made by the top official were disparaging...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/03/21

Good morning, NUNAverse:   The New York Times published a piece this morning highlighting the recent conflict between the Coconino County’s Indigenous Peoples Advisory Council and John Gunderman, who recently asked for a zoning change to develop about 250 acres...

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Media Clips by NUNA 08/02/21

Good morning, NUNAverse: President Biden sought to revive the nation’s stalled push to vaccinate Americans against the surging Delta variant of COVID-19, announcing new requirements for federal workers to be vaccinated and urging local and state governments to offer...

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