Today, catch up on some of the stories we’re following from Indian Country. This week, learn why one family in Washington has decided to return its farmland to the Yakama Nation, read how the pandemic has exacerbated existing problems in Native communities, from isolation and depression to education and public health, and more in this week’s News You Can Use from all over Indian Country!
Lakota language opens vast worlds at Pine Ridge High School
When Tristiana Brewer studies Lakota Language and Culture at Pine Ridge High School with her teacher, Will Peters, she scrutinizes the small details. Then, before long, larger worlds start to
Native Americans’ Many Contributions to Medicine
“Native Americans have been using traditional healing practices, or ways of healing, for centuries,” Wilson said. “And it’s important to recognize those, but also complement those teachings and those understandings with some of the Western sciences and practices so that those two can synergize.”