Rebecca Nagle, Cherokee, is the host of an award-winning documentary podcast called “This Land.” It focuses on attacks against the hallmark law: the Indian Child Welfare Act. She tells us about a new case before the Supreme Court called Brackeen v. Haaland. She tells us the implications of the case and how it affects tribal sovereignty.
Dan Ninham is an Oneida citizen and a reporter for The Circle News. He tells us about Oneida siblings Shayna and Neilson Powless, who are impressive cyclists.
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan says she’s COVID positive.
After 5 years of development, a cure for those with Type-2 diabetes is on the horizon.
The largest tribal nation in California is restoring traditional practices to combat wildfires.
Nurses in Peru are returning to rural Indigenous communities by boat to deliver the second dose of the covid-19 vaccination.
U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland kicked off Native American Heritage Month with a virtual live presentation Monday.
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