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'I'm doing everything I can to bring support to Indian Country'

On Tuesday's ICT newscast, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids addresses key legislation in Washington. Plus, we are talking about the McGirt decision, cybersecurity and language revitalization in Montana

Ho-Chunk citizen and U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids joins the ICT newscast to discuss key legislation in Washington, D.C. From the Violence Against Women Act to humanitarian aid in Ukraine, Davids shares more. 

Kenneth "Tuffy" Helgeson, Assiniboine, is working to fix language loss in his nation. He started teaching his language at the age of 18 and even helped create an Assiniboine language curriculum. 

Trent Shores, Choctaw, is an attorney at GableGotwals. He is also a former U.S. Attorney. He breaks down the McGirt decision and cybersecurity.

 A slice of our Indigenous world 

  • The National Indian Education Association kicks off its annual “Hill” week this week.
  • 36-year-old Gabriel Boric is the youngest president in Chilean history and his first move in office was to honor Indigenous people.

  • After a two-year delay caused by the pandemic, the Native musical production “Distant Thunder” will finally get its world premiere.

  • Navajo citizen Shawn Martinez brings fans in-game entertainment at Footprint Center, home of the NBA's Phoenix Suns and the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. ICT's Patty Talahongva reports. 


Tuesday's newscast was created with help from:

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

Kaitlin Onawa Boysel, Cherokee, is a producer/reporter for Indian Country Today. On Instagram: @KaitlinBoysel Boysel is based in Springfield, Illinois.

Drea Yazzie, Diné, is a producer/editor for the ICT newscast. On Twitter: @quindreayazzie Yazzie is based in Phoenix.

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