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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a statement in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, regarding infrastructure disruptions caused by blockades across the country. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canada sets $15B deal over Indigenous child welfare flaws

The Assembly of First Nations and plaintiffs in two class action lawsuits agreed to the deal

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Pictured: Fellows Falls, part of the land being returned to the Onondaga Nation by New York State.

Onondaga land back victory

On this Tuesday edition of the ICT Newscast, a Forge Fellow looks for clues to health through epidemiology. And redemption for a crime not committed. But first, the Onondaga Nation increased its land base.

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1st Native treasurer to push economic development

As treasurer, Mohegan Chief Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba's duties will include oversight of the US Mint, serving as a liaison with the Federal Reserve and overseeing Treasury’s Office of Consumer Policy

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Cacique Panchito, longtime chief of La Rancheria Indigenous community in Camaguey, Cuba, is shown in 2016 with his wife, Reina, third from the left, and four daughters.  (Photo courtesy of José Barreiro/Caribbean Indigeneity Project)

The Wrap: ‘Taking orders and causing trouble’

Indian Country headlines for Tuesday, July 5, 2022

FILE - Wolf Ramerez of Houston, Texas, center, joins others with the Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas in holding up his fists as Indigenous and environmental activists protest in front of the White House in Washington, Oct. 11, 2021. President Joe Biden will announce steps Monday, Nov. 15, to improve public safety and justice for Native Americans during the first tribal nations summit since 2016, the White House said. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Experts: US Court fractures decades of Native American law

It's unclear how the decision ultimately will play out for tribes, but there is precedent

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a statement in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, regarding infrastructure disruptions caused by blockades across the country. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Canada sets $15B deal over Indigenous child welfare flaws

The Assembly of First Nations and plaintiffs in two class action lawsuits agreed to the deal

Pictured: Fellows Falls, part of the land being returned to the Onondaga Nation by New York State.

Onondaga land back victory

On this Tuesday edition of the ICT Newscast, a Forge Fellow looks for clues to health through epidemiology. And redemption for a crime not committed. But first, the Onondaga Nation increased its land base.

Dwight Birdwell, Cherokee, receiving the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony on July 5, 2022. (Screengrab, White House YouTube)

Cherokee receives Medal of Honor: ‘Taking orders and causing trouble’

After more than 50 years, Dwight Birdwell receives the highest military decoration for his acts of gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty