The Violence Against Women Act focuses on domestic violence and sexual assault survivor programs.
The law was passed in 1978 in response to the disproportionate removal of Native children from their homes, families and communities.
Fourteen musical acts will participate in an international Indigenous music festival this weekend.
Legal experts say that unless the justice system includes more Indigenous people as lawyers and judges — inequities in incarceration will continue.
The name Chickaloonies comes from what Macheras’ mom called all the “crazy kids from Chickaloon.”
Climate specialist Rick Thoman says the likelihood of these storms becoming more common is high and will continue to rise as our climate changes.
Sophia Tetoff is the first Alaska Native student buried at the former Carlisle school in Pennsylvania to return to Alaska. Tetoff’s relative, and other advocates, hope her story inspires others to seek the return of their ancestors.
Her work intertwines traditional painting methods with porcupine quills, fur and feathers to showcase different intricacies in nature, the life around her and her own life experiences.
The course will be one of several Alaska Native language courses offered at the university through its Alaska Native Studies program.
Beginning June 19, the U.S Army will begin the process to return the remains of 10 Native students buried at the Carlisle school.