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“Returning Home” is a new book about the Intermountain Indian School in Utah. It was the largest federal boarding school that operated between 1950 and 1984. One of the authors, Farina King, is an associate professor of Native American studies at the University of Oklahoma.
The United States officially has a new treasurer. Lynn Malerba, Chief of the Mohegan Tribe, was sworn in Monday and on Tuesday, Mary Peltola will be sworn in as Congresswoman representing Alaska. ICT political correspondent Pauly Denetclaw shares the latest news.
Telling stories is what Ramona Emerson usually does with her video camera. She has made several documentary films but this time she put down her camera and took her laptop. Ramona is Navajo and has just released her first novel. “Shutter,” is described as a thriller, thriller, and supernatural horror, all based near the Navajo Nation.
A Slice of Our Indigenous World
- There’s a new leader in Washington and another first with a new title. On Monday, Chief Mohegan Lynn Malerba was sworn in as the 45th Treasurer of the United States. Malerba’s signature was collected as part of the ceremony and will now be printed on all new US currency.
- Interior Secretary Deb Haaland met with tribal and local leaders in Nevada to discuss conservation. She traveled downstate to visit Avi Kwa Ame. The area is sacred to several tribes, including the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe.
- In Canada, community safety and treaty rights were some of the topics of a recent policy forum for citizens of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band. APTN’s Leanne Sanders tells the story.
- A California restaurant has a new location and honors Indigenous cuisine and family. Café Ohlone reopened on September 1 at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley.
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