Andrew touches on the Indian Child Welfare Act and the reasons why it was created.
Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have served and do serve in the U.S. military, including the Native American people who have served.
Treaties are a legally binding promise between two sovereign nations. Murray will discuss some treaties between the United States and the Native American tribes in his upcoming blogs.
Indian Gaming, while increasing revenue for some tribes, does not impact all Native American tribes. Many remain impoverished, struggling economically.
Some Native American tribes are successful in growing their economic independence, but only 3 of the about 65 reservations that National Relief Charities serve are included in that group. There is much need on the reservations that we serve.
Andrew discusses the impact that the sequestration has on the Indian Health Services and the health care that American Indians were promised.
Murray discusses the effects of the sequester on Native American education and the funds designated for reservation schools.
Andrew discusses the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 and how it protects consumers and producers from buying mass-produced items that claim to be Native American made when they are not.
Racism is still an issue on college campuses including racism again the Native American student population.
In a single day, December 29, 1890, an estimated 300 men, women, and children of the Miniconjou and Hunkpapa Lakota lay dead or dying near Wounded Knee Creek on the Pine Ridge Reservation, having been massacred by the U.S. Army’s 7thCalvary Regiment. There they remained for three days, while a blizzard preserved them in frozen [...]