The shortest month was not short of news.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken at least 10,000 American Indians and Alaska Natives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ICT's Kalle Benallie has more.
The leader of the largest advocacy group on behalf of tribes delivers its State of Indian Nations. ICT's Kolby KickingWoman has more on National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp’s speech.
The United Nations' Human Rights Council called on the U.S. government to stop Nooksack Tribe evictions. In a statement, the tribe demanded the UN retract its unusual call, saying the U.N. statement was “riddled with misinformation.” ICT's Chris Aadland has more.
The month also showed Indigenous excellence in the sports world. Two Métis Nation citizens, Jocelyne Larocque and Jamie Lee Rattray, representing Canada captured the gold medal in women's hockey at the Beijing Olympics. Team USA and Abby Roque, Ojibway from Wahnapitae First Nation, took silver. ICT freelancer Miles Morrisseau has more.
Walker River Paiute citizen Austin Corbett is a Super Bowl champion. The Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman helped defeat the Cincinnati Bengals, 23-20. Read more about the win here.
Here are the ICT stories you should read up on.
- Monache man on Death Row maintains his innocence
- What now? Pandemic. Social unrest. And war
- Biden administration brings changes to Indian Country
- Tribes to receive $1.7 billion water settlement
- ‘They played snow snake at Madeline Island’
- ‘Bring Her Home’: New film features MMIW activists
- Remembering Ira Hayes
- Miami Tribe donates $2 million to Myaamia Center
- Agriculture department announces new equity commission
- State of Indian Nations highlights progress
- Recognizing healthy relationships for Native youth
- The state of COVID-19 in Native communities
- Changes coming to better handle Native human remains
- Indigenous journalist awarded $100K prize
- Stunning job report? Minus the Indigenous
- Anton Treuer: Keeping the Ojibwe language alive
- Nooksack Tribe demands retraction from United Nations
- First Nations speak out against trucker convoy
- ‘Bunky’ Echo-Hawk charged with lewd act
- 2022 $1 coin honors Seneca leader
- Training next generation of Indigenous leaders
- Indigenous Entertainment: Native folks are talented
- Indigenous film takes top honors at Sundance
- Indigenous Entertainment: ‘Reservation Dogs’ star talks roles
- Seminole Museum reopens with new exhibits
- Indigenous Entertainment: Is 'Rutherford Falls' season 2 close?
- Indigenous Entertainment: Long weekend fun
- ANCSA: A complete or incomplete story of sovereignty
- US senators call for comprehensive Arctic strategy
- Tlingit activist Elizabeth Peratrovich celebrated
- Tribes object to exclusion from subsistence meeting
- Ancient art of fur sewing continues
- Indigenous women stand out in gold medal hockey game
- Indigenous Olympian gets new look for Canada Hall of Fame
- An Indigenous Super Bowl champion
- Flying High: Dene snowboarder added to Canada’s Olympics roster
- A new Indigenous sports hall of fame
- Washington's NFL team: The Commanders
- Kiowa striker reflects on storied career
- Indigenous Yale athlete poised to strike
- Indigenous lineman tackling the Super Bowl
- GLOBAL INDIGENOUS: Victories over mining, violence and the pandemic
- GLOBAL INDIGENOUS: Courts, prisons and unmarked graves
- GLOBAL INDIGENOUS: Burial grounds, logging and green energy
- GLOBAL INDIGENOUS: Literature, sacred trees and devastating drought
- Bringing balance to justice
- Stories firing up Indian Country
- Zahn McClarnon: 80 films down & more to go
- The balance of new Indigenous leadership
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