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Historic report on federal Indian boarding schools finds more than 400, including 3 in Pa.

BY: - May 14, 2022

‘This has left lasting scars for all Indigenous people,’ Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland said.

Federal attempts to legalize marijuana flail, even as public support grows | Analysis

BY: - April 25, 2022

A majority of voters in all 50 states support the idea, but the U.S. Senate doesn’t.

A spiking thermometer against a bright sky and hot sun

Department of Interior announces funding opportunity for tribal communities to address climate change

BY: - April 20, 2022

By Shondiin Silversmith Tribal nations across the country have the opportunity to receive funding to address the unique impacts climate change has within their communities. “As the effects of climate change continue to intensify, Indigenous communities are facing unique climate-related challenges that pose existential threats to Tribal economies, infrastructure, lives, and livelihoods,” Interior Secretary Deb […]

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Bipartisanship failed on voting rights. Kyrsten Sinema and her backers ignore that | Jim Small

BY: - February 3, 2022

People often compare the Arizona Democrat to the late Sen. John McCain. It fails on several levels.

American borders reopen to tourists, but remain closed for those seeking asylum

BY: - November 11, 2021

'All of the migrants that we embrace need open hands, they need for us to fight so their rights are valid,' an advocate said. 'They need a roof over their heads, they need food, the right to healthcare and work.'

How state governments across the country are working to ensure election security | Analysis

BY: - September 27, 2020

By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy There is no evidence, despite partisan claims to the contrary, that mail-in ballots are rife with voting fraud — but there are parts of the election system that security researchers say are at far greater risk for malicious activity. National elections such as the one in November, when Americans will decide whether […]