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Zahn McClarnon: 80 films down & more to go

Award-winning actor Zahn McClarnon joins the ICT newscast to reflect on his 30-year career. Plus, an update on looming evictions of disenrolled Nooksack people in northern Washington

Zahn McClarnon, Hunkpapa Lakota, is an award-winning actor who has appeared in over 80 film and television productions. He most recently stole the hearts of many for his role in “Reservation Dogs,” which has been renewed by Hulu and FX. He tells us about his acting career. 

ICT and Underscore News reporter Chris Aadland breaks down the situation happening in northern Washington. More than 300 Nooksack people were disenrolled and are now facing evictions from tribal housing. Last week, two officials from the United Nations called on the U.S. to prevent the planned evictions. We learn more.  

A slice of our Indigenous world 

  • A new hire at the National Park Service is aiming to enhance repatriation efforts around the country.

  • Secretary Tom Vilsack is ordering the Department of Agriculture to invest in climate smart partnerships that tribes are eligible for.

  • Indigenous leaders in the U.S. territories say they are counting on funds from the president’s Infrastructure law to help improve systems and life for their people.

  • A young First Nations snowboarder is getting the chance to compete in the Winter Olympics. 


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Aliyah Chavez, Kewa Pueblo, is the anchor of the ICT newscast. On Twitter: @aliyahjchavez.

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