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Chronicling artist Jean LaMarr

Indigenous economics, politics and an exhibit about a Northern Paiute and Pit River artist

What is ESG? It stands for environmental, social and governance. ICT editor-at-large Mark Trahant breaks it down

The Nevada Museum of Art is celebrating the work of Jean LaMarr. Earlier this month, the museum opened a retrospective exhibit about the Northern Paiute and Pit River artist. It includes 100 paintings, prints, sculptures and a short film of LaMarr. The film's director Tsanavi Spoonhunter tells us more. 

The Biden administration is one year old. His leadership is challenged on every front, with approval ratings at a record low. ICT's regular contributor John Tahsuda gives us his report card for this Democratic administration. 

A slice of our Indigenous world

  • The White House has released the hotline for Americans to order free COVID-19 via phone. To order your tests, you can call 1-800-232-0233. 
  • On Tuesday, a group called Save the Redwoods transferred more than 500 acres of redwood forest to various northern California tribes. 

  • The Little Shell Tribal Health Clinic will open soon in Great Falls, Montana. 

  • The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization is recognizing Kenya's traditional pre-colonial cuisine.

  • The Heard Museum is rescheduling its World Championship Hoop Dance Contest.

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Wednesday's newscast was created with help from: 

  • Aliyah Chavez, Kewa Pueblo, is the anchor of the ICT newscast. On Twitter: @aliyahjchavez.
  • Maxwell Montour, Pottawatomi, is a newscast editor for the ICT newscast. On Instagram: max.montour Montour is based in Phoenix.
  • Mary Grace Pewewardy, Hopi/Comanche/Kiowa, is an intern at Indian Country Today. On twitter: @mgpewewardy. Pewewardy is based in Phoenix, and enjoys playing video games.