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The new adventures of Super Indian

Arigon Starr talks about her new virtual exhibit at the Autry Museum of the American West. Plus we check in with Holly Cook Macarro on how actions at the Interior will impact Indian Country.

Commodity Cheese: love it or hate it, but for one mythical character it gives him super powers. Cartoonist Arigon Starr, Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma, presents "Super Indian." In conjunction with the Autry Museum of the American West, virtual audiences can listen to new episodes.

Holly Cook Macarro, Red Lake Ojibwe, is back this week. She’s a partner at Spirit Rock Consulting. Holly’s worked for tribal nations for more than 20 years and is a regular guest commentator on our program. Today she'll be breaking down the recent news from the Interior regarding federal Indian boarding schools. 

A slice of our Indigenous world

  • Three more churches on Indigenous land in British Columbia were found in flames this past weekend. 
  • The Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is set to open Healing Hearts Lodge, a 7 million dollar transitional housing facility in Bismarck North Dakota. 
  • Canada’s Google Doodle is honoring Mohawk activist and women’s rights champion Mary Two-Axe Earley.

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Aliyah Chavez, Kewa Pueblo, is a reporter-producer at Indian Country Today. On Twitter: @aliyahjchavez. You can email her at achavez@indiancountrytoday.com

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