Today, catch up on some of the stories we’re following from Indian Country. This week, learn about how Native Americans are reacting to Pope Francis’ apology for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in the mass abuse and mistreatment of Native children in Indian residential schools, read how the Rappahannock Tribe, a Native Tribe in Virginia, has reacquired 465 acres of sacred land at Fones Cliff, and more in this week’s News You Can Use from all over Indian Country!
National Native American Boarding School Healing Issues Statement on Pope’s Apology on Church’s Role in Residential Schools
On Friday, the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition issued a statement on Pope Francis’ apology for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in the mass abuse and mistreatment of Native children in Indian residential schools operated by the church.
Native American tribes seek more inclusion, action from U.S. officials
Native American and Alaska Native groups are seeing change under U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland but some remain frustrated with the pace of action.
Native American tribe gets its land back after being displaced nearly 400 years ago
The Rappahannock Tribe, a Native Tribe in Virginia, has reacquired 465 acres of sacred land at Fones Cliff.
To protect elders, Michigan’s Indigenous tribes showcased a resilience passed down for generations
Throughout the pandemic, tribes strode to make the necessary adaptations when confronted with the challenge on how to protected some of their most vulnerable and valued members.
On The Front Lines: Examining The Disproportionate Effect Of Climate Change On The Shinnecock Nation – 27 East
The Shinnecock Indian Territory is home to more than 200 houses — and every single one has a different story of how it was built. Common themes emerge when these stories are told: residences passed down through the generations, from o
A Look at the History of Native Americans in Basketball
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, here’s a look at the first Native American basketball player and more.