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Group of U.S. lawmakers seek to protect Indian health care from threats of ACA repeal
People gather at the New Mexico Legislature to recognize the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Standing Rock Sioux police chief named to South Dakota law enforcement commission
Monday, February 6, 2017 — Fighting depression
Nearly 9 percent of Native Americans experienced a major depressive episode according to the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Mental Health Findings. That means they experienced severe problems with sleep, eating, energy, concentration, and self-worth—enough to interfere with their daily lives. The survey lists Native Americans as the group with the highest rate of depression. We talk to experts about the signs and treatments for depression and some of the suspected causes for the illness in Native populations.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – An update on disputed mine proposals
Since taking office, President Trump, has taken action on promises to cut environmental regulations and advance energy industry projects from coal to oil pipelines. With that in mind, we’ll take a look at two proposed mines that could also get caught up in the pro-industry momentum. The Back Forty Project in Michigan and the Resolution Copper mine in Arizona. We’ll get updates on these and what hopes tribal leaders and others have for fighting them.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 — NoDAPL update
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is moving forward with the remaining easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline project. Thousands of people have set up at one of several other camps along the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers in North Dakota. We hear from Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II and others about what this new development means for the tribe and the many people calling themselves water protectors.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 — Breaking up is hard to do
The decision to end a relationship is almost never easy. Whether it’s a marriage or a long term relationship, breaking up can be painful for everyone. Experts have advice on how to know it’s time to break it off and some ways to do it. They also have insights on what to expect afterwards and some things to think about ahead of time.
Friday, February 10, 2017 – Border town struggles
The mayor of Rapid City, South Dakota found himself in the hot seat for ineloquent comments about Native Americans and panhandling. The comments came as the city near the Pine Ridge Reservation is trying to improve relations after several ugly interactions between Native American and non-Native residents. Towns near reservations often struggle with the outward expressions of entrenched prejudice. We’ll talk with community members about the long, slow process of reconciliation in border towns.
New HUD study shows severe housing needs among tribes across the country
Montana’s governor temporarily blocks slaughter of 40 Yellowstone bison
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe begins debris removal at DAPL opposition camp
Monday, January 30, 2017 – Can a student love math?
It can be daunting to stand in front of a classroom trying to solve a complicated math problem. For many of us, just balancing our checkbooks is scary enough. For American Indian and Alaska Native students math scores are generally lower than the national average. We continue our look at STEM subjects by exploring some innovative ways math is taught to Native students.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 –Music Maker: Radmilla Cody
Grammy Nominee Radmilla Cody from the Navajo Nation is exploring her Diné foundation in her latest album “K’é Hasin.” The title translates to kinship and hope and sets the pace for the 13-track album that features both the Navajo and English language. With titles like “A Woman’s Journey” and “Walking Through Life,” listeners are invited to learn more about the importance of community and culture in sustaining a strong native life.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 — What’s next for the Dakota Access Pipeline fight?
With a stroke of the pen, President Donald Trump revived the Dakota Access Pipeline construction. The action has sparked calls by pipeline opponents for renewed and escalated resistance. The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says the tribe will continue to fight the project in the courts. Where is the movement to halt the pipeline headed from here?
Thursday, February 2, 2017 — The Ancient One coming home
We’re within weeks of the Ancient One, also known as Kennewick Man, of returning to tribes in Washington state. It’s been a 20-year battle to get to this point. The argument between archeologists and tribes was finally settled by a DNA test and several court rulings. We get an update on the status of the 9,000-year-old remains and find out how tribal leaders in Washington state are preparing for their return.
Friday, February 3, 2017 – What’s in store for the new Dept. of Interior?
There are few U.S. cabinet positions that have more interaction with Native Nations than the head of the Interior Department. The job entails overseeing the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education as well as protecting and managing federal natural resources. Congressman Ryan Zinke is President Trump’s Interior secretary choice. We’ll discuss Rep. Zinke’s track record with tribes and what his role means for critical issues in our Native Nations.
Standing Rock chairman calls on Trump to honor environmental review
Some demonstrators say they’re headed back to camp near Standing Rock
Environmental group asks why reporting of oil spill in Canada took days
Nominee for Interior Secretary says he’ll work on restoring trust with all Americans if confirmed
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe applauds Army Department plan for Dakota Access Pipeline environmental impact study
Award winning author Joseph Boyden faces criticism in Canada, questions raised about his Indigenous heritage
New North Dakota governor calls on people opposing Dakota Access Pipeline to vacate main camp
Group of neighbors in Minneapolis discuss protection of nearby lake after visit to Standing Rock
Top prosecutor in Peltier case urges President Obama to grant clemency to imprisoned activist
Revenue sharing agreement between tribe and state may help schools replace Indian mascots
Exhibit explores significance of horses among Lakota, Dakota and Nakota people
Alaska Native veteran travels to Standing Rock to show support to demonstrators
A Yup’ik woman shares her experience at Standing Rock
Some young Lakota poets dispel stereotypes about poetry