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Will US Congress Admit Delegate From Cherokee Nation? | Alaska Native News

Native American representation in Congress made great strides with the 2018 election of two American women to Congress.  Now, the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma says it will send its own delegate to Congress, a move that will test both the tribe’s sovereignty and the willingness of the U.S. to meet its treaty promises.

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‘Braiding the sacred’: Land Institute studies relationship between people, plants – News – The Kansan – Newton, KS – Newton, KS

A ritual in May in a field near Salina changed Abbi Han’s life.Han had never been a caretaker for plants. Now, the research resident at the Land Institute is responsible for the survival of a diverse smattering of crops with traditions steeped in American Indian culture.Every day, Han checks on the plants she sowed in May, watering them from a well as needed and pollinating by hand to avoid cross-breeding from an industrial corn operation across the road.Following the advice of Taylor Keen,

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