The new law includes an option that could allow some schools to keep using team names like Chiefs, Braves, Indians or Tomahawks. School administrators would need to consult with a nearby tribe and win permission for respectful use beyond January 1, 2022. Several school districts in central and eastern Washington have already begun those conversations with tribal leaders.
At least 10 state foster care agencies hire for-profit companies to obtain millions of dollars in Social Security benefits intended for the most vulnerable children in state care each year, according to a review of hundreds of pages of contract documents.
The president of the Alaska Black Caucus says there is still much work to do to improve racial equity in Alaska and elsewhere — and not just in law enforcement.
For more than a decade, Teuber was the president of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and one of the most powerful executives in Alaska.
All three members of Alaska’s Congressional delegation issued statements on social media Wednesday afternoon, saying they were safe and condemning violence.
The Associated Press called the race for Biden on Saturday when it said that Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes put him over the 270-vote threshold needed to win the Electoral College.
The gaffe led to the hashtag #SomethingElse trending on Native social media calling out the cable news network for its political erasure.
How the world’s greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president and the capitulation of its own leaders, causing damage that could last much longer than the coronavirus.
The president said he is “feeling great” and plans to move forward with the second presidential debate slated for Oct. 15 in Miami.
The president’s tweets came on a day when Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell urged more stimulus to help the economy recover from the recession caused by the pandemic.