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FEMA declares new strategy to engage Native American tribes

The Associated Press 18 Aug 2022
Tribal governments will be offered more training on how to navigate applying for FEMA funds. The new plan calls for tribal liaisons to give a yearly report to FEMA leaders on how prepared tribes are ... Agency workers will get trained as well, learning a historic and legal overview about tribal sovereignty and cultural sensitivities.

Discussion on Tribal Health and Culture Interlinkages held at Cotton University

Assam Times 18 Aug 2022
On 16th August the Department of Sociology, Cotton University in collaboration with Anamaya-tribal health collaborative organised a dialogue on Tribal Health and Culture Interlinkages ... There is a need for behavioural change in communication through long-term interventions and improved tribal health literacy.

Indigenous Activists Are Targeting My Research. My Own University Is Helping Them

Quillette 18 Aug 2022
For instance, one self-described Native American Consultant, operating through a charity called the Nototomne Cultural Preservation, wrote to Alisha Ragland, SJSU’s tribal liaison, as follows.We would also like to confirm that SJSU will not continue to accept any more Native American burials.

Comanche language ‘critically endangered’

The Duncan Banner 18 Aug 2022
The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization lists Comanche on its database of endangered languages and classifies it as “severely endangered.” ... During the American Indian Wars, colonial troops forced many tribal members onto reservations ... Tribal leadership did what it could to maintain and preserve the language.

Noted writer Narayan dies at 82

The Times of India 17 Aug 2022
Kochi ... Winner of Kerala Sahitya Akademi award in 1999, he is the first litterateur from the Malayaraya (tribal) community to receive the honour ... Chief minister in his condolence message said that Narayan’s works shed light on the life and culture of tribal people ... His works introduced the lives and culture of Malayaraya sect to the outer world ... .

Six OLC students nominated for new Sovereignty in Action awards

West River Eagle 17 Aug 2022
Native Biodata Consortium (NDBC) and Tribal Ventures decided to create the Sovereignty in Action Awards to support the work of students who are already committed to doing this important work ... Cheyenne River tribal members and descendants were given preference, although others were considered.

UM Leads $10M Project to Advance Native American STEM Education Acroass the West

Shelby Promoter 17 Aug 2022
Ultimately, through research and collaboration with tribal communities, the CIRCLES Alliance aims to inform educational institutions and the NSF in Native cultural understanding and humility and to shift approaches toward AI/AN education.

How the first federal climate relocation of a whole community stumbled

Yahoo Daily News 17 Aug 2022
The “state’s objective is the resettlement of all willing members of the Isle de Jean Charles community, irrespective of any familial, culture or tribal affiliation.” ... irrespective of tribal association, to move to a safer place and to try to keep that cohesive culture together.”.

Tribal leader: Without Election Day voting, ballot collection, Native Americans don’t have a voice

Longview News-Journal 17 Aug 2022
The waiting list for tribal housing is more than 100 people, and 200 people want on it, but are not eligible because of failure to pay rent ... “Our culture, especially in tribal elections, is based on voting at the polling place, but if you don’t have your basic needs for the day, like transportation, you’re not going to the polling place.

Afghans experience better security under Taliban rule, but challenges remain

The Manila Times 17 Aug 2022
Several interviewees pointed out to the Global Times that the Taliban's administrative capabilities are comparatively more advanced, but the "tribal culture" still holds great sway in their governing style ... of commercial contracts, and still think mainly in tribal culture.

NHM J&K to hire Tribal ASHAs for Healthcare outreach

The Wire Network 16 Aug 2022
In a significant move to strengthen the grass root level health services in J&K, Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has approved ASHAs (Accredited Social Health Activists) for serving the Tribal/ nomadic population of J&K. J&K has a unique blend of diverse climate conditions, cultures, languages, economic practices and other identities.

Cultural extravaganza at Golconda Fort enthralls audience

Deccan Chronicle 16 Aug 2022
The cultural event at Golconda Fort to mark the diamond jubilee celebrations of Indian Independence retained the attention of the audience throughout the show ... Over 1,500 artists showcased the history, folk and tribal traditions and the cultural richness of the state.

Andhra Pradesh: participates in Jharkhand tribal fest

The Times of India 16 Aug 2022
The Tribal Cultural Research and Training Mission (), AP participated in a two-day tribal festival in Jharkhand ... "Tribals from Chompi ...

Native and Strong suicide prevention campaign in Washington uses Indigenous voices

The Spokesman-Review 16 Aug 2022
The videos and images of the campaign depict family ties, elders and youth, sports, and cultural activities such as canoeing and dance ... Review groups made up of tribal members and experts in Native behavioral health looked at what Counting Coup and DH produced and considered whether the results fit in to their cultures.

Alger Theater receives grant from Oregon Cultural Trust

Lake County Examiner 16 Aug 2022
... (Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Heritage Commission, Oregon Humanities, Oregon Historical Society and the State Historic Preservation Office); and $855,687 to 45 County and Tribal Cultural Coalitions – who regrant an annual average of 450 additional awards in their communities.

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