The Biden administration is currently considering the creation of a new national monument that would protect over a million acres of the public lands surrounding Grand Canyon National Park. The proposed Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon National Monument represents a transformative opportunity, not only to protect the irreplaceable ecosystems of the Grand Canyon region, but to imagine a more just and equitable future for the public lands of the United States.
Guest column: We need more Native American representation in oral health care
I just found out that in August of last year, the FCC authorized (www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-grants-relief-outdated-burdensome-phone-industry-regulations) telecom companies to end copper wire landline phone service and switch to phone service that uses the internet.
PHOENIX – In 1972, KYUK radio in Bethel, Alaska, became one of the first Native-owned and operated radio stations in the U.S. Fifty years later, over 65 radio and television stations are broadcasting across fifteen states in Indian Country.
As the executive director of the Hopi Foundation, Monica Nuvamsa’s day job keeps her busy in service to her community. But in her free time, she’s looking to invest in her art. Working in pen, ink, paints, and textiles, and inspired by her culture and heritage, Nuvamsa prints her designs on chiffon scarves, jigsaw puzzles, and more.
In 2016, scientist, professor, enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and bestselling author of “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants,” Robin Wall Kimmerer, traveled to Moab, Utah.
Letter to the Editor: Local partnership aims to put “Nature and People First” with water project proposal
March 30 was a historic news day for Native Americans.
There has not been a single Native American political appointee to the Department of Justice despite repeated campaign promises to focus on the crisis of public safety in Indian Country.
“The Supreme Court needs to honor our treaty rights and honor Navajo people," Nygren said. "Our leaders and their leaders agreed that both nations wanted to be prosperous. We all want to develop, we all want what’s best for our children, whether you’re the United States government or Navajo Nation, you want what’s best for your kids.”
I am flooded today with memories of Peterson Zah.
The National Congress of American Indians announced Feb. 23 that it had acquired ownership of the well-known “Crying Indian” anti-pollution public service announcement (PSA) advertisement that first aired on Earth Day in 1971.
Residents from the Adah’ilini (Grand Falls) and Leupp community have decided to temporarily close Adah’ilini (Grand Falls) to the public until further notice.
For the last 18 months, vendors have gathered along an abandoned road. On Feb. 1, the city of Page erected “No Trespassing” signs on both private and city land, to prevent the flea market from appearing there again.