Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Indian Country is on fire


August 23, 2021

July was the world’s hottest month since the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration started keeping track 142 years ago. But what does this mean for Indigenous lands? Jade Begay, Diné and Tesuque Pueblo, from NDN Collective joins us to discuss.

Child sexual abuse is a scourge on communities, and experts say it may affect as many as half of all Native American children. Our partners at the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at Arizona State University have a special report.

What is an enrolled tribal citizen? Blood quantum, when and where one is born are just a few considerations. The Bois Forte Band of Chippewa are grappling with this. Its chair, Cathy Chavers, joins us. She also chairs the Minnesota Chippewa Tribes.


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