Today, catch up on some of the stories we’re following from Indian Country. This week, learn why tribal communities will soon have access to $46 million in funding to combat impacts of climate change, read more about Women of the White Buffalo; a documentary about the Lakota people and their history, and more in this week’s News You Can Use from all over Indian Country!
Growing up and Reporting about Life On and Off the Rez
Jarrette Werk, a multimedia storyteller, reflects on his life experiences growing up on and off the reservation in Montana and how the two are very different, as he sets out on his own journey of storytelling.
Project Launched to Get More Native American Youth Interested a Dentistry Career
The Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry, located on the University of Michigan’s campus in Ann Arbor, Mich., has launched a new, fun activity to engage young students to learn about dentistry.
Indigenous communities get first statewide alert system for missing persons reports
Abigail Echo-Hawk is the director of the Urban Indian Health Institute and discussed the country’s reportedly first statewide alert system for missing Indigenous people, and its significance in addressing the disproportionate rate of missing and murdered Indigenous people across the country