Protest held in home state of company building controversial pipeline
Spokane Tribe begins construction of casino project in Airway Heights
Thousands turn out and dozens arrested in a National Day of Action against the Dakota Access Pipeline project
The U.S. Department of the Interior cancels 15 oil and gas leases in the Badger-Two Medicine area of Montana
U.S. Army Corps delays decision on Dakota Access Pipeline, seeks tribal input
Nez Perce people want dams removed to restore salmon and protect fishing rights
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Oklahoma offer new Veteran identification cards
Monday, November 14, 2016 — Rock Your Mocs
A Native pride campaign this week encourages people to wear their traditional moccasins. The Rock Your Mocs idea is meant to spread awareness of Native cultures by sparking conversations. We take you to several Native communities to find out how different moccasins are made and what they mean to those who wear them. Are you wearing your moccasins?
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 — Taking time to hear young Native American voices
Young people have ideas, energy and passion. But that passion can turn into frustration when they think no one is listening to them. The Obama administration launched Generation Indigenous to help young people succeed. The UNITY group also promotes positive pathways for Native American youth. In cultures that place a high degree of respect on elders, young people must work to be taken seriously. Are there ways to keep them from getting discouraged?
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 — Health care on the chopping block
The election of Donald Trump puts the Affordable Care Act in jeopardy. The new president-elect promises to repeal what’s known as Obamacare. That has possible consequences for Native Americans because it’s linked to Medicaid funding and the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. We will explore some of the potential scenarios that the new president and Congress might bring forward in the coming months.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 – The Great (Native) American Smokeout
Smoking rates are going down, but about 40 million adults in the U.S. still light up. The chances for Native Americans picking up the habit are higher than the rest of the population. On the day designated by the American Cancer Society as the Great American Smokeout, well discuss tips and tricks for quitting. We’ll also explore the difference between commercial and sacred tobacco.
Friday, November 18, 2016 – Live from Indigenous Comic Con
Super Indian. Tribal Force. Captain Paiute. If you don’t know these names then you’re not yet plugged into the growing world Indigenous comics. The first ever Indigenous Comic Con is descending on Albuquerque and we’re broadcasting live. Comic conventions or ‘cons’ began as an opportunity for hard core comic book fans to connect and geek out. But it’s grown to include a much broader audience. There are a handful of comics and video games written by and about Native Americans. We’ll talk with some of the artists and authors about what inspires them.
National day of action planned by people opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline
Tribal leaders in southern Arizona say they will not support Trump’s border wall
Some New Mexico veterans are optimistic about next presidential administration
Tribal leaders prepare for U.S. presidential transition
Justice Department to make DAPL announcement
Group works on home ownership for Native veterans
Confederated Tribes of Siletz to restore salmon habitat
Tribal college presidents prepare to work with new presidential administration and Congress
Former tribal leader sees potential in resource development in Indian Country with president-elect
A program on the Cheyenne River Sioux reservation provides on the job training to teenagers
Better economic opportunity is one possible benefit for Native Americans with a Trump presidency
A mixed bag for Native American candidates on Election Day
First time voters weigh their options during an ‘intense’ election