CANCEL CULTURE/NATIVE AMERICANS/NFL/OHIO/SPORTS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Oh no! What is going on? This is not good news, even for ‘Indians’. Cancel culture at work! RT @USRealityCheck Cleveland Indians dropping controversial team name The Cleveland Indians are dropping their controversial nickname, according to a report. Following in the footsteps of the Washington Football Team, Cleveland will remove […]

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HOLIDAY/JOE BIDEN/NATIVE AMERICANS: “This Native American Heritage Day, we give thanks to our Indigenous communities and their ancestors. As we celebrate their rich heritage and contributions, let’s commit to writing a new future together — one built on a strong partnership and filled with opportunity for all.“ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, November 27, 2020 5:13 am […]

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2020 ELECTION/GOP: “I won the largest share of non-white voters of any Republican in 60 years, including historic numbers of Latino, African American, Asian American, and Native American voters. The largest ever in our history. We grew our party by four million voters.” -Donald Trump, “President Trump Delivers Remarks,” whitehouse.gov/live, Nov. 5, 2020 […]

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JOE BIDEN/NATIVE AMERICANS: “As President, I’ll make tribal sovereignty and upholding our federal trust and treaty responsibilities to Tribal Nations the cornerstones of federal Indian policy. I’ll support self-determination and promote self-governance.” -Joe Biden, “Indigenous People’s Day – Statement by Vice President Joe Biden,” joebiden.com, Oct. 12, 2020 […]

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NATIVE AMERICANS: “Our nation has never lived up to our full promise of equality for all — especially not when it comes to the rights of the indigenous people who were here long before ships arrived from Europe. Today, we are seeing again the full consequences of the inequity that has long held back Tribal […]

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HOLIDAY/JOE BIDEN/NATIVE AMERICANS: “On this Indigenous People’s Day, we must both recognize the past that has brought us here, and commit to one another to write a new future of promise, partnership, and equal opportunity for the proud Tribal Nations of our country. https://t.co/7bOkPVCJc3?amp=1″ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, October 12, 2020 5:41 am […]

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CRIME/NATIVE AMERICANS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “As the 1st President to formally recognize the issue of Missing & Murdered Native Americans, today, I was proud to sign Savanna’s Act & the Not Invisible Act. We have also provided $295 Million to support public safety & crime victims. Forgotten NO MORE! #OperationLadyJustice“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 10, 2020 […]

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JOE BIDEN/NATIVE AMERICANS/WOMEN: “As President, I will work to contain this virus, get folks safely back to work and school, and build America back better for women so it is more inclusive and equal. That means tackling the gender wage gap and wage discrimination, building on the progress we made during the Obama-Biden Administration. In […]

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COVID-19/NATIVE AMERICANS/WOMEN: “Earning just $0.57 on the dollar that an average white man makes, Native women lose over $1 million over the course of their lifetime. That’s unacceptable. We also know that the COVID-19 pandemic, worsened due to President Trump’s failure to act, is threatening to wipe out decades of economic progress for women and […]

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JOE BIDEN/KAMALA HARRIS/NATIVE AMERICANS: “On Native Women’s Equal Pay Day, we recognize the hard truth that Native women earn just $0.57 for every dollar a white man makes. It’s unacceptable. A Biden-Harris Administration will stand with women in Indian Country and pass legislation to close the gender wage gap.“ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, October 1, 2020 […]

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NATIVE AMERICANS: “My administration is fighting for Native American communities… I created task forces on missing and murdered American Indians and protecting Native American children. And we’re working on that very hard. Law enforcement is really working on it. We’ve made tremendous progress. It’s a — it’s a terrible situation, but we’ve made tremendous progress […]

Read More… from 9/17/2020


NATIVE AMERICANS: “Nearly 130 years ago, treasured Native American artifacts were excavated from the great state of Colorado by European archeologists. For the past seven decades, several administrations have tried — and they have tried very hard; they were unable to do it — to negotiate the return of these precious artifacts. Last October, I […]

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MILITARY/NATIVE AMERICANS/WAR: “Today, we honor the brave Native American/First Nations soldiers who served our Nation and played a vital role in America’s victory in WWII. The Navajo Code was never broken and saved untold American lives. Our country will be forever grateful. Happy Navajo Code Talkers Day!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 14, 2020 3:29 am […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/NATIVE AMERICANS: “We’re also working aggressively to combat the virus and Native American and Alaska Native communities. Under the CARES Act, we provided $8 billion to address the coronavirus in tribal communities, and we’ve worked very hard with tribal communities. They’re very vulnerable to this horrible plague. It’s the largest investment in Indian Country in […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/HUD/NATIVE AMERICANS/TREASURY: “In addition to nearly $8 billion that Treasury provided tribal communities, @HUDgov is releasing an additional $25 million in #CARESAct funding today to respond to the CoronaVirus with improved housing, indoor air quality, and food pantry support.” ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 17, 2020 10:34 am […]

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NATIVE AMERICANS/PROTESTS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A group of mainly Native American protesters blocked the road leading up to Mount Rushmore for three hours before President Donald Trump gave a speech at the national monument Friday night. When they refused to disband, the protesters faced off with the South Dakota National Guard, which shot close-range shells at […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/NATIVE AMERICANS: “Native Americans have been hit hard by the terrible pandemic. Over 2,000 members of the Navajo Nation have tested positive for the coronavirus. And tragically, more than 70 have lost their lives… Weeks ago, I signed the CARES Act, which includes $8 billion to help tribal governments… This is the single largest investment […]

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NATIVE AMERICANS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS/WOMEN: “My Administration has heard the ongoing and serious concerns of tribal governments regarding missing and murdered members of American Indian and Alaska Native communities, particularly women and girls.  To address the severity of those concerns, top officials within the Federal Government will coordinate and engage with the tribal governments… There is […]

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ELECTION/ELIZABETH WARREN/NATIVE AMERICANS/RACISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “When Senator Elizabeth Warren formally announced her 2020 presidential bid this weekend, President Trump responded with a familiar line of attack. He mocked Ms. Warren, Democrat of Massachusetts, for her claims to Native American ancestry, again calling her by the slur ‘Pocahontas.’ Mr. Trump then appeared to refer to the […]

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ELIZABETH WARRN/NATIVE AMERICANS/RACISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Today Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to by me as Pocahontas, joined the race for President. Will she run as our first Native American presidential candidate, or has she decided that after 32 years, this is not playing so well anymore? See you on the campaign TRAIL, Liz!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

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ELIZABETH WARREN/NATIVE AMERICANS/RACISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “On Sunday [1-13-18], President Donald Trump took aim at one of his favorite targets: Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is hoping to unseat him in 2020. Responding to a video Warren posted on Instagram in which she drinks a beer in her kitchen and introduces her husband, Trump tweeted: ‘If Elizabeth […]

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ELIZABETH WARREN/NATIVE AMERICANS/RACISM/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “It’s been more than a century since the Wounded Knee massacre and the Battle of Little Bighorn, but both of these notorious conflicts were thrust into a national conversation about Native Americans and race following President Trump’s Sunday night tweet directed at Senator Elizabeth Warren. Mr. Trump, responding to a […]

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HEALTHCARE/HHS/NATIVE AMERICANS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “HHS leaders want states to settle the contentious question of whether Native Americans should get jobs in order to keep their health care — a move that likely won’t resolve the underlying challenge to tribal sovereignty and was sparked by an unusual split between the agency’s politically appointed administrators and legal […]

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