Indian Country Today – The Weekly: October 7

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Standing Rock women highlighted in documentary

By Vincent Schilling

Native women warriors featured include LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, Phyllis Young and Wasté Win Young — all leading the struggle surrounding the #NoDAPL movement … continue reading

Many hopeful that focus on missing Indigenous persons may pay off

By Diannie Chavez, Cronkite News

‘There are probably few American Indians that haven’t been touched by MMIW’ … continue reading

Sports betting rollout: ‘The giant has woken up’

By Carina Dominguez
States have taken various approaches to sports betting, Connecticut penned out exclusive rights for tribes and the state lottery while Arizona has opened the gates well beyond tribal gaming … continue reading

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Indigenous women at NASA

It’s World Space Week! A Diné woman tells us about her 18 years at NASA. Plus, a rally brought attention to the epidemic of missing Indigenous relatives over the weekend in Albuquerque … continue reading

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