Monday, November 7, 2016 — The value of Native American Studies
Instead of studying business, engineering or history, many Native students pursue degrees in Native American Studies. Depending on where you go, the programs offer perspectives on treaties, wars, culture and the arts. But where does the degree lead? Students and instructors of Native American Studies programs weigh in on how and where the right program might fit in.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 – Who are you voting for?
The election is here! It’s time to celebrate the end of political ads. But first, let’s give a final shout-out to the candidates and political causes. We’re giving you an opportunity to share your voting ballot. We’ll get perspectives from all sides about who people voted for in the presidential election and in local and tribal races. On this historic Election Day, our phone lines are open for you.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – Now what?
The results are in. This is a historic year with the first female nominated to a major political party and the surprising rise of businessman and reality TV star Donald J. Trump. We’ll talk with experts about the results of the election and what it means for our Native Nations. What did this year’s election mean for you?
Thursday, November 10, 2016 – Health and fitness for Native kids
Native children have the highest obesity rates of any other group. There has been some progress in recent years. But a Journal of the American Medical Association study found in 2010 that obesity declined for all groups except Native American children. The NB3 Foundation is organizing a National Day of Native Youth Health and Fitness on November 13th.
Friday, November 11, 2016 — Veterans Day
Native veterans are our honored warriors. But they still face high rates of homelessness and health challenges. How can federal and tribal veteran’s programs improve the services to veterans? How do you honor the veterans in your life?