Indigenous communities in the United States experience higher rates of mental health issues, but have a harder time accessing care. One Texas group is working to expand services and train staff to address mental health issues before they become a crisis.
The challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act was also seen as a challenge to tribes’ political sovereignty.
Native game creators are building alternate realities where their cultures are centered and respected. But the projects still need funding.
One of the reasons revolves around issues of racial classification on official documents like the Census.
In Juneau, Rico and Crystal Worl draw from their Tlingit and Athabascan heritage to create designs for everyday items like playing cards.
Native people are overrepresented in “essential” fields, and underrepresented in office jobs that are more likely to allow telework.
In addition to overseeing the U.S. Mint and Fort Knox, Treasurer Lynn Malerba will run the Treasury's new Office of Tribal and Native Affairs.
The plan includes training for federal lenders about working with farmers and ranchers who work inside the borders of tribal nations.
The Indian Health Service has to have its budgets approved by Congress every year.
The deal marks a shift in how tribes are treated when they seek financial restitution from corporations in the courts.