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Category: Politics

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The Powerful Last Testament of Russell Means in ‘If You’ve Forgotten the Names of Clouds, You’ve Lost Your Way’

Means and Johnson do a credible job in comparing and contrasting both natural and human-made systems of law, further emphasizing the fundamental differences that have led to the combative history shared between Western and Indigenous societies.

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Finding Our Voice: The Challenges of Journalism and Media in Indian Country

While there is undoubtedly earnest attempts by a few mainstream media sources to report on American Indian issues adequately, a great deal of these mainstream narratives has only reinforced the perceived realities of American Indian communities.

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The Perplexing Nature of ‘Wannabe Indians’

It is considerably more popular today to share and have Native American ancestry than it was years ago, to feel connected to a group of people indigenous to a continent Americans now call their home.

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A Conversation with Navajo Presidential Candidate, Trudie Jackson

A Conversation with Navajo Presidential Candidate, Trudie Jackson.

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Reflecting on the Way We Tell History in ‘An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States’

A review of Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s 2015 book “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States”

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Preparing American Indian students for Careers in Medicine

Empowerment through education is paving the way towards a transformation of health care in Indian Country and for Urban Native peoples across the nation.

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Symptoms of Eroding Treaty Responsibility to Indian Health Care

Providing Native Americans with even basic health care has been an ongoing struggle between the federal government and sovereign tribes since the treaty times.

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Advocating for Change for the 2018 Federal Food Policy

The main contributing factors surrounding nutritional deficiency within Native American communities consist of extreme poverty, lack of natural resource conservation, and insufficient health education.

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Protecting Native Lands – Bears Ears

Examining the controversy surrounding the Bears Ears National Monument and Native lands.

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Voices for Those Who Have Been Silenced: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Examining the issue of missing American Indian women throughout the United States.

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Breaking Down Bears Ears: Understanding American Land Ethics

Examining the controversy of Bear Ears National Monument and land ethics.

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The 2017 Keystone XL Pipeline Spill and What the DAPL Protests Sought to Prevent

Examining The 2017 Keystone XL Pipeline spill and how the fundamental philosophical differences expressed in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests foreshadowed​ such dangers.