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Native American groups capitalize on record donations to confront chronic hardship

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Leaders of non-profit organizations serving Native American communities in the US say they have been inundated with unprecedented financial support over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. Native Americans are three ...

A-level textbook withdrawn over ‘inappropriate’ Native American question

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An A-level textbook has been withdrawn after a youth worker raised the alarm about an “inappropriate” question asking whether the treatment of Native Americans had been exaggerated. Hannah Wilkinson tweeted her horror...

‘They just didn’t care’: families of missing Native women call out indifferent police

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Monica Fast Horse texted her 26-year-old daughter on a Thursday evening in August to ask when she would be home. It wasn’t fear that drove her to it, it was simply what they always did: they checked in with each other...

Native Trail surges to Dewhurst Stakes victory and four races unbeaten

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Native Trail extended his unbeaten record to four races and confirmed his status as the winter favourite for the 2,000 Guineas with a convincing success in the Group One Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket, surging into the ...

‘They don’t include Native voices’: tribes fight to ensure their votes count

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In a small unadorned conference room in the North Dakota state capitol, Collette Brown, a representative for the Spirit Lake Nation, stood up on 26 August to testify on behalf of the 7,559 members of her federally rec...

Families of missing and murdered Native women ask: ‘Where’s the attention for ours?

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The case of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito came to a tragic conclusion this week when the FBI reported her body had been found in a US national park in Wyoming. And just as they had been during the frantic search fo...

How Māori women have reshaped New Zealand’s media through their native language

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Early this week, Māni Dunlop, presenter of RNZ’s Midday Report Te Pūrongo o te Poutūtanga, sent out an astonished tweet: “It’s a record whānau (familie) – no racist messages or texts on the show … is this what progress...

Native American tribes enforce mask mandates regardless of state bans

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Native American tribes across the handful of US states with bans on school mask mandates have asserted their powers as sovereign nations to defy the orders, with many also implementing their own testing and vaccine di...

Tropical invaders: the Med’s warming seas put native species in hot water

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Pasquale Tuccio docked his small, blue and white wooden boat at the old pier on Linosa, one of Italy’s tiny Pelagie islands in the strait of Sicily. Inspecting his gillnet, he found a slipper lobster, some sea bream, ...

Fierce wildfires in US north-west threaten Native American tribal lands

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Fierce wildfires in the US north-west are threatening Native American tribal lands already struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional hunting grounds in the face of drought. Blazes in Oregon and Washington...

Native children didn’t ‘lose’ their lives at residential schools. Their lives were stolen

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We’d all heard the stories, long before they started to receive this summer’s 24/7 coverage by every news station in Canada. Long before ground-penetrating radars confirmed the presence of unmarked graves, we knew tha...

Native mouse believed to be extinct for 150 years found off Western Australia

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Scientists have discovered that an extinct native mouse thought to have been wiped out more than 150 years ago is thriving on islands off Western Australia. Researchers compared DNA samples from eight extinct native r...

‘Targeted for violence’: the dangers LGBTQ+ Native Americans face

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The last time Fochik Hashtali* spoke with her close friend Poe Jackson, he was telling her about his plans to start a mental health group for transgender people in Slab City, a section of southern California known for...

Native American tribe in Maine buys back island taken 160 jare terug

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The advert painted an idyllic picture of White’s Island. Vir $449,000 you could buy 143 acres of forests with sweeping views of the rugged shoreline of Big Lake in Maine, on the east coast of the United States. '[It’s...

‘It’s derogatory’: one man’s four-decade fight against his town’s Native ‘mascot’

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On a recent Friday evening, the teenage daughter of the then mayor-elect of Morris, Illinois, oor 60 miles south-west of Chicago, led her high school’s marching band on to the football field wearing a headdress, fac...

Native American lawyer calls on Harvard to return ancestral relic

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A descendant of a Native American chief and civil rights leader urges Harvard University to repatriate an ancestral heirloom. Ponca chief Standing Bear’s tomahawk – a single-handed axe, is currently displayed at Harva...

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