Bryan Newland, Bay Mills Indian Community, is the assistant secretary of Indian Affairs at the Interior Department. He breaks down the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which sets aside $13 billion specifically for tribes and hundreds of billions more in other programs.
This year's Bush Foundation awardee is Tashina Banks Rama, Oglala Lakota and Leech Lake Ojibwe. She's using her award to advance a Lakota worldview. As executive vice president of Red Cloud Indian School, she oversees a truth and healing initiative to address the generational harm caused by U.S. boarding school policies.
We’re in the middle of primary elections around the country. Some results are already in. ICT political correspondent Pauly Denetclaw has the details.
A slice of our Indigenous world
- In Canada, Indigenous leaders are hoping the pope will add more stops on his tour of First Nation communities.
- The book “Mankiller Poems” is being released today.
- A Canadian cartoon series called "Lil Glooscap and the legends of Turtle Island" is recorded in Wolastoqey, English, and French. APTN's Angel Moore reports.
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