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July 16, 2020

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Indian Country’s COVID-19 syllabus

As of May 6, 2020 10:30 am EDT in the Indian health system. Confirmed by tribes, the Indian Health Service, state public health agencies or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Indian Country Today needs your help to gather positive…
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Amanda Blackhorse: ‘Holding my breath’

The newscast looks at the Washington NFL dispute from several angles. We start with a conversation with Amanda Blackhorse. She was the lead plaintiff in the trademark litigation against the Washington team. Comments made during the newscast….

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Want to win? Consider 3 Native women for vice president

Former vice president and the presumptive nominee Joe Biden says he will announce his running mate before Aug. 1. He has said it will be a woman. And a lot of the speculation says it will be a woman of color. There are lists of candidates being…

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Top 10 Stories: What Indian Country read this past week

What you, our Indian Country readers, read most

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‘Today, we celebrate; tomorrow our fight continues’

Shortly after the Washington NFL franchise announced it was finally dropping its racist name and logo after 87 years, advocates took to social media to say their work to rid Native mascot imagery wasn’t done. Although Washington was often the…

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Nakotah LaRance: ‘Fearless’ performer, caring coach

Hoop dancer Nakotah LaRance, Tewa, Hopi, Navajo and Assiniboine, was a world-class athlete and performer. When he danced with Cirque du Soleil at the 2015 opening of the Pan Am Games in Toronto, more than a million television viewers and…

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