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Hopkins must do more to honor Indigenous peoples

October 15, 2020
Policy papers and research produced by the Harvard Project and Native Nations Institute referenced in a discussion about the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on tribal nations.

A day of reckoning

October 8, 2020
"For Native people in the U.S., Columbus Day represents a celebration of genocide and dispossession. The irony is that Columbus didn’t discover anything. Not only was he lost, thinking he had landed in India, but there is significant evidence of trans-oceanic contact prior to 1492. The day celebrates a fictionalized and sanitized version of colonialism, whitewashing generations of brutality that many Europeans brought to these shores."

EBCI Family Safety Program celebrates fifth anniversary

October 1, 2020
"On Oct. 1, 2015, the Family Safety Program became the child welfare and adult protective services program of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI).  The Family Safety Program took over jurisdiction from North Carolina Department of Social Services for any child welfare or adult protective matter arising on tribal trust land."