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Pejuta Waste O'Tipi aims to help the homeless community in Rapid City.
04/06/2024

Pejuta Waste O'Tipi aims to help the homeless community in Rapid City.

Pejuta Waste O'Tipi aims to help the homeless community in Rapid City

Oregon’s Indian Country harnesses the power of equine therapy for its children leaving foster care and juvenile justice ...
04/06/2024

Oregon’s Indian Country harnesses the power of equine therapy for its children leaving foster care and juvenile justice systems.

Oregon’s Indian Country harnesses the power of equine therapy for its children leaving foster care and juvenile justice systems

Each year people gather in Phoenix near Piestewa Peak to remember the Mountain’s namesake, US soldier Lori Piestewa.
04/06/2024

Each year people gather in Phoenix near Piestewa Peak to remember the Mountain’s namesake, US soldier Lori Piestewa.

Each year people gather in Phoenix near Piestewa Peak to remember the Mountain’s namesake, US soldier Lori Piestewa

Dan Friday has a car mechanic’s hands. They bear the scars and the almost-healed wound of a man who works with machinery...
04/06/2024

Dan Friday has a car mechanic’s hands. They bear the scars and the almost-healed wound of a man who works with machinery. But Friday’s battle scars come not from work on cars – which he did in his youth – but from his work as a glass artist.

Works from more than 30 Indigenous artists are included in an exhibition that will travel across the U.S.

Indigenous people account for roughly 60% of missing persons cases in South Dakota despite making up roughly 10% of the ...
04/06/2024

Indigenous people account for roughly 60% of missing persons cases in South Dakota despite making up roughly 10% of the state's population.

Initiatives from the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office aim at combating high rates of missing Indigenous people

Representatives from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe were angered by Noem’s presence at the quarterly Pe’ Sla meeting uni...
04/06/2024

Representatives from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe were angered by Noem’s presence at the quarterly Pe’ Sla meeting uninvited and unannounced on March 29 in Rapid City.

The South Dakota governor is now banned from two reservations

Ronald Rosseau, 35, was removed from his position as a District 6 representative after being convicted in tribal court o...
04/06/2024

Ronald Rosseau, 35, was removed from his position as a District 6 representative after being convicted in tribal court of elderly abuse and aggravated assault. Rosseau was found guilty of both charges and is awaiting sentences. Rosseau faces a sentence of up to one year in jail.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe representative Ronald Rosseau was removed following assault conviction

In March, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to stop the construction of a copper mine in Arizona on land sacre...
04/06/2024

In March, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to stop the construction of a copper mine in Arizona on land sacred to the San Carlos Apache Tribe as well as other Indigenous nations.

To fight climate change, the world needs copper. The third largest deposit on the planet is in Arizona, a site the San Carlos Apache say is 'like Mount Sinai to us'

A federal jury in Rapid City found a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe guilty Thursday of stealing money from t...
04/06/2024

A federal jury in Rapid City found a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe guilty Thursday of stealing money from the tribe during his presidency.

A South Dakota jury found former Oglala Sioux Tribe President Julian Bear Runner guilty Thursday of stealing from his tribe during his presidency

Each year people gather in Phoenix near Piestewa Peak to remember the Mountain’s namesake, US soldier Lori Piestewa.
04/06/2024

Each year people gather in Phoenix near Piestewa Peak to remember the Mountain’s namesake, US soldier Lori Piestewa.

Each year people gather in Phoenix near Piestewa Peak to remember the Mountain’s namesake, US soldier Lori Piestewa

According to the North Dakota Missing Person’s Clearinghouse, eight Indigenous people have been reported missing since 2...
04/05/2024

According to the North Dakota Missing Person’s Clearinghouse, eight Indigenous people have been reported missing since 2023 by the Fort Totten BIA agency which oversees the Spirit Lake Reservation.

The emergency declaration stated that the tribe had exhausted its available resources searching for the two individuals

Indigenous people account for roughly 60% of missing persons cases in South Dakota, which is still an undercount.
04/05/2024

Indigenous people account for roughly 60% of missing persons cases in South Dakota, which is still an undercount.

Initiatives from the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office aim at combating high rates of missing Indigenous people

BREAKING: Sheriff’s deputies in Johnson County, Kansas, on Friday morning discovered the body of 27-year-old missing Lak...
04/05/2024

BREAKING: Sheriff’s deputies in Johnson County, Kansas, on Friday morning discovered the body of 27-year-old missing Lakota actor Cole Brings Plenty.

Missing 27-year-old Haskell Indian Nations University student and Lakota actor disappeared March 31 after alleged assault

Around the world: Groundbreaking for a new center dedicated to Indigenous youth in Calgary, Indigenous firm secures majo...
04/05/2024

Around the world: Groundbreaking for a new center dedicated to Indigenous youth in Calgary, Indigenous firm secures major mining deal in Australia, Indigenous Filipinos resist mining.

Coverage around the world on Indigenous issues for the week ending March 31, 2024

WATCH 📺 You may know Tommy Orange ( Orange) from 'There, There.' Now, the award-winning author is out with his second no...
04/05/2024

WATCH 📺 You may know Tommy Orange ( Orange) from 'There, There.' Now, the award-winning author is out with his second novel. 🫁 Plus, Black Lung disease on the Navajo Nation points out inequalities in health care. And, we have Naiomi Glasses () who is a seventh generation weaver and skateboarder. 🛹✨

You may know Tommy Orange from “There, There.” Now, the award-winning author is out with his second novel. Plus, Black Lung disease on the Navajo Nation points out inequalities in health care. And, we have Naiomi Glasses who is a seventh generation weaver and skateboarder.

Works from more than 30 Indigenous glass artists are included in an exhibition that will travel across the U.S.
04/05/2024

Works from more than 30 Indigenous glass artists are included in an exhibition that will travel across the U.S.

Works from more than 30 Indigenous artists are included in an exhibition that will travel across the U.S.

A March 26 town hall in Phoenix was a chance for victims, families, and the community to voice their concerns about the ...
04/05/2024

A March 26 town hall in Phoenix was a chance for victims, families, and the community to voice their concerns about the ongoing fraudulent sober living home crisis in Arizona.

People talked about how the victims either actively sought help with their addictions only to be caught up in one of the fraudulent sober living homes or were taken to these homes and never heard from again

District Five representative Robert Walters presented a motion by resolution to ban Governor Noem from the reservation a...
04/05/2024

District Five representative Robert Walters presented a motion by resolution to ban Governor Noem from the reservation and the council voted unanimously, 12-0, to ban Noem from Cheyenne River lands.

The South Dakota governor is now banned from two reservations

Each year people gather in Phoenix near Piestewa Peak to remember the Mountain’s namesake, US soldier Lori Piestewa
04/05/2024

Each year people gather in Phoenix near Piestewa Peak to remember the Mountain’s namesake, US soldier Lori Piestewa

A one-year-old Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples council and liaison position in South Dakota are working to reduc...
04/05/2024

A one-year-old Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples council and liaison position in South Dakota are working to reduce the number of missing Native people in that state

Initiatives from the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office aim at combating high rates of missing Indigenous people

The Institute of American Indian Arts, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, chalked up 23 awards to lead all tribal colleges...
04/05/2024

The Institute of American Indian Arts, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, chalked up 23 awards to lead all tribal colleges in wide-ranging competitions at the 40th annual American Indian Higher Education Consortium in Minneapolis earlier in March.

IAIA film students dominate, popular poetry slam draws enthusiastic crowd

Surrounded by prairie grasses and dogwood trees, a half-dozen young people ages 10 through 16 clasped hands at the Forwa...
04/05/2024

Surrounded by prairie grasses and dogwood trees, a half-dozen young people ages 10 through 16 clasped hands at the Forward Stride ranch on a muggy morning last summer. The tribal youth gathered to recover from harmful experiences with drugs, alcohol and incarceration had some noteworthy guides: Dusty, Dakota, Sunny, Storm and Spirit.

Oregon’s Indian Country harnesses the power of equine therapy for its children leaving foster care and juvenile justice systems

Today, tribal development groups can often be found taking on the responsibility of creating a robust economy on reserva...
04/05/2024

Today, tribal development groups can often be found taking on the responsibility of creating a robust economy on reservations. Rather than relying on federal programs administered by federal employees or tribal governments alone, they leverage federal funding sources to make long-term investments.

The movement is especially visible in the work on the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Reservation

Hoop dancer Josiah Enriquez made history by becoming the first winner of an adult category tiebreaker at the annual hoop...
04/05/2024

Hoop dancer Josiah Enriquez made history by becoming the first winner of an adult category tiebreaker at the annual hoop dance contest in Arizona.

Hoop dancer Josiah Enriquez made history by becoming the first winner of an adult category tiebreaker at the annual hoop dance contest in Arizona

A South Dakota jury on Thursday found former Oglala Sioux Tribe President Julian Bear Runner guilty of stealing $80,000 ...
04/04/2024

A South Dakota jury on Thursday found former Oglala Sioux Tribe President Julian Bear Runner guilty of stealing $80,000 from his tribe during his presidency

A Rapid City, South Dakota, jury found former Oglala Sioux Tribe President Julian Bear Runner guilty Thursday of stealing from his tribe during his presidency

04/04/2024

In 1990, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, also known as NAGPRA, was established to return Native ancestral remains from public institutions. However, 34 years later, many of our ancestors still haven't been returned.

New rules governing NAGPRA went into effect in January. Tune in as ICT's Mary Annette Pember shares the optimism many have for the new regulations to facilitate a homecoming and much-needed healing. WATCH:

Ballot Measure 2117 would repeal a cap and investment program that directs millions to tribal nations
04/04/2024

Ballot Measure 2117 would repeal a cap and investment program that directs millions to tribal nations

Ballot Measure 2117 would repeal a cap and investment program that directs millions to tribal nations

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