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LATEST NEWS FROM THE NETWORK
February 21, 2024
Grassroots organizations, the state Indian commission, county governments and tribal nations work collectively to increase Native American voter engagement.
February 10, 2024
An analysis by the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at Arizona State University found nine proposed lithium mines are within 10 miles of Native American reservations.
February 02, 2024
The coming electric battery revolution in America will require billions upon billions of gallons of water to mine lithium – and many of the new U.S. mines will be located in the drought-prone American West, an investigative report has found.
January 13, 2024
As temperatures dipped below zero Friday, January 12, Rapid City officials decided to close a makeshift warming shelter that was to serve Indigenous homeless people.
January 02, 2024
Tribes in Oregon are once again growing and using Columbian tobacco, a variety native to the Pacific Northwest that was all but wiped out by displacement from white settlers.
November 07, 2023
Most of the presidential candidates don’t publicly mention what their policies are on Indigenous issues, leaving voters to speculate what it could be from past legislations, social media posts, comments and speeches. ICT has created a database of presidential candidates that includes information specific to tribal nations.
October 18, 2023
Former Cherokee Nation Attorney General Sara Hill is the president’s fourth Native American judicial nominee.
September 30, 2023
As the world celebrates 50 years of rap music and its unstoppable culture, incredible Indigenous hip-hop artists reflect on humble beginnings and the path ahead.
September 25, 2023
The tribe aims to become a media production hub for the film and television industry with a new studio and original productions.
June 29, 2023
RoseAnne Archibald loses latest fight in what one critic called an ‘embarrassing coup.’
June 02, 2023
A variety of events throughout the United States celebrate the month and spotlight Indigenous people in the LGBTQIA2S+ community
May 19, 2023
Native writers among those walking the picket lines amid demands for better working conditions and pay
May 05, 2023
Navajo Nation President Buu Van Nygren was not coy about his intention to lift the COVID-19 mask mandates on the Navajo Nation once elected. This was one of his campaign promises that he made for his first 100 days. He’s kept that promise.
May 03, 2023
On the Wednesday edition of the ICT Newscast, troubled waters on the US Canadian border mean tribal leaders look to treaty rights.