Today, catch up on some of the stories we’re following from Indian Country. This week, learn why the initiative to ship half a billion free COVID-19 tests to Americans will struggle to reach Native Americans living on rural reservations, read about how Indigenous citizens continue to suffer in 2022 despite the country’s racial reckoning, and more in this week’s News You Can Use from all over Indian Country.
What Indigenous people can teach us about fighting climate change – Verve times
Julian Brave Noisecat Photo courtesy Emily Kassie Julian Brave NoiseCat is a writer and advocate for Indigenous people. He himself is a member of the Secwepemc First Nation and a descendant of the Líl‘wat Nation of Mount Currie of British Columbia. NoiseCat suggests climate change is a call for huma…
How the least populous states have overhauled their election systems
The ongoing election evolution in the United States, while in large part catalyzed by the Covid-19 pandemic, has been building momentum for years.
Treading the path of a vanishing Native American art
COLUMN: For more than 40 years, this self-described “mountain woman at heart,” Tamara Reily has been creating beadwork and leatherwork.