In Shawnee, Oklahoma, the Potawatomi Nation is remembering its 155th anniversary of moving to Indian Territory from Kansas. Kelli Mosteller has served as the director for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center since 2010. She joins the show to talk about the history and how the tribe is remembering this.
Through the Chief Seattle Club’s advocacy, efforts and partnerships, it now oversees millions of dollars in housing projects. Derrick Belgarde, its executive director talks more about making space for unhoused Indigenous people.
Tribal territories account for more than 3 percent of U.S. oil and those huge reserves remain untapped. With the Russian-Ukraine conflict causing gas prices to skyrocket, John Tahsuda is with us to talk about what all this means for Indigenous people.
- Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives heard from Indigenous experts on tribal co-management of public lands.
- First Lady Jill Biden received a personal tour of the Tohono O’odham Nation’s health center.
- The Phoenix Indian Center celebrates 75 years with a fashion showcase, ICT correspondent Carina Dominguez reports.
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