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Alaska, Wyoming primary results

On the Wednesday edition of the ICT Newscast, primary election results in Alaska and Wyoming. The series, “Native America” is coming back to PBS with four new episodes. Holly Cook Macarro is back to talk politics
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The 2018 PBS series, "Native America" highlighted Indigenous communities and showed the intricacies of social, religious and educational structures. Four new hour-long episodes are in production. Series producer Jennifer Himmelreich gives us a preview.

From the Inflation Reduction Act signing to the upcoming White House Tribal Nations summit, Holly Cook Macarro puts this into a Native lens for us.

Voters headed to the polls in Wyoming and Alaska on Tuesday. ICT’s political correspondent Pauly Denetclaw is back with more election updates.

A slice of our Indigenous world

  • In Michigan boarding school survivors shared personal stories, on the second stop of the Interior Department’s Road to Healing Tour.
  • In South Dakota, a U.S. District Court lawsuit on Native voting rights granted a preliminary injunction in favor of tribal citizens in the case of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe v. Lyman County.
  • In Bolivia, Indigenous people are continuing a time-honored tradition that preserves a delicacy made with potatoes. The process was started 5,000 years ago as a way to combat food scarcity. ICT’s Vincent Moniz reports.
  • In Oregon, an Indigenous language institute is celebrating 25 years of service. The Northwest Indian Language Institute’s efforts to preserve Native languages are now being supported by a new grant.
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Shirley Sneve, Ponca/Sicangu Lakota, is vice president of broadcasting for Indian Country Today. Follow her on Twitter @rosebudshirley She’s based in Nebraska and Minnesota.

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

R. Vincent Moniz, Jr., NuÉta, is the senior producer of the ICT newscast. Have a great story? Pitch it to vincent@ictnews.org.

McKenzie Allen-Charmley, Dena’ina Athabaskan, is a producer of the ICT newscast. On Twitter: @mallencharmley

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

Maxwell Montour, Pottawatomi, is a newscast editor for Indian Country Today. On Instagram: max.montour Montour is based in Phoenix.

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

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