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October 29, 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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Meet our election night team

Indian Country Today’s editor Mark Trahant, deputy managing editor Jourdan Bennett-Begaye, reporter Aliyah Chavez will be joining us today to talk about our live Election Night 2020 show along with anchor and executive producer Patty Talahongva.

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The fiery clash over Mi’kmaq treaty fishing rights

In the summer of 1993, a Mi’kmaq fisherman by the name of Donald Marshall Jr. navigated into the waters of Cape Breton, in the eastern part of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. During his outing, he managed to catch approximately 460 pounds…

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Top 10 Stories: What Indian Country read this past week

Vincent Schilling What you, our Indian Country Today readers, read most Nathan Apodaca: Everyone’s new cousin Native Americans for Donald Trump Four new Indigenous films by and about Native women True story of survival in the Arctic Donald Trump…

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Rapid City lawmakers to mull land dispute

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The City Council in this Black Hills town on Wednesday took a step toward a plan to resolve title disputes on three Rapid City properties that are a small – but symbolic – part of a larger land-use claim championed by…

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They survived abuse – now they can’t safely vote

Jessica Klein The Fuller Project As millions of Americans cast their ballots in this year’s contentious presidential election, domestic violence survivor Susanna Cox will abstain from the polls. To register, voters must include their address,…

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