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"angelique albert" Discussed on Native America Calling

Native America Calling

04:54 min | 3 months ago

"angelique albert" Discussed on Native America Calling

"This? Is National Native News Antonio Gonzalez voters in. Tuesday's Kansas primary elected a Navajo woman for the Democratic nomination for the Kansas State House of Representatives district ten Rondo of Aldo has more Christina has would twenty six years old is set to become the third native American and youngest member in the Kansas legislature as the race will be uncontested in the general election three other. Native women and Kansas all won their primaries. Tuesday has what graduated from both Haskell Indian nations university and the University of Kansas and felt her presence was needed to represent everyone in Douglas County which includes Lawrence Kansas a lot of these issues that happen at our level. The people don't really experience this particularly like me I've grown up in not the best neighborhoods I've grown up on like wick in section eight housing reduced lunch programs, even tribal clothing from nation living here, and I don't really hear that much stories of like like that this wasn't like fifty years ago. This is pretty recent And just seeing that type. I WANNA see that type of representation statehouse and And I I believe I'm qualified to do this. Believe our voices I'm voice that you know a lot of us feel like that wasn't her being heard of and I hope I can bring that to the State House. has would one unofficially with two thousand, two, hundred, thirty, nine votes compared to Brandon Holland five, hundred, five votes and AJ Stevens. Four hundred fifty, five votes. This is Rhonda Nevada for National Native News. Native American US congresswoman cherise. David's was unopposed for the Democratic nomination for the Kansas Third District seat. She'll face Amanda Adkins November who in the Republican race Tuesday. The American Indian Graduate Center has received a twenty million dollar donation from writer Mackenzie Scott ex wife of Amazon's at CEO Christine Trudeau reports the American Indian Graduate Center or AIG see received an unprecedented twenty million dollar individual donation of unrestricted funds from Mackenzie Scott. Scott. said in a recent announcement tweet that the contributions following up on a commitment she made last year to give away a majority of her wealth in her lifetime she continued in opposed to be a medium that of the nonprofits elected that quote every one of them is telling complex challenges that will require sustained effort over many years while simultaneously addressing consequences of the Covid nineteen pandemic AFDC Executive Director Angelique Albert we are just a mess like. To be a recipient of this incredible generosity really honored that she's just trusting us to do the work that promotes equity and justice in our in our society. At the time she says, students were hit hard last spring enough for the organization to create a designated Student Emergency Fund that started in. March. So far the additional fund has distributed over two hundred thousand dollars to Aggie students emergency needs because of the pandemic. Cova fill impacting our communities and our students have a hard time. They still are having a hard time. So going back to school has created additional challenges because some universities are doing remote but some are not heading into the fall semester. Albert says funds will address student needs covering housing utility bill, and household item costs along with technology access. Scott's donation is the largest individual donor gift in unrestricted funds over Aig sees fifty year history the solutions journalism network who funds this reporting was also included in Scott's nonprofit donations. I'm Christine Trudeau and demand Honiara Gonzales..

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Kansas voters overwhelmingly pick Navajo woman for House seat

Native America Calling

03:52 min | 3 months ago

Kansas voters overwhelmingly pick Navajo woman for House seat

"This? Is National Native News Antonio Gonzalez voters in. Tuesday's Kansas primary elected a Navajo woman for the Democratic nomination for the Kansas State House of Representatives district ten Rondo of Aldo has more Christina has would twenty six years old is set to become the third native American and youngest member in the Kansas legislature as the race will be uncontested in the general election three other. Native women and Kansas all won their primaries. Tuesday has what graduated from both Haskell Indian nations university and the University of Kansas and felt her presence was needed to represent everyone in Douglas County which includes Lawrence Kansas a lot of these issues that happen at our level. The people don't really experience this particularly like me I've grown up in not the best neighborhoods I've grown up on like wick in section eight housing reduced lunch programs, even tribal clothing from nation living here, and I don't really hear that much stories of like like that this wasn't like fifty years ago. This is pretty recent And just seeing that type. I WANNA see that type of representation statehouse and And I I believe I'm qualified to do this. Believe our voices I'm voice that you know a lot of us feel like that wasn't her being heard of and I hope I can bring that to the State House. has would one unofficially with two thousand, two, hundred, thirty, nine votes compared to Brandon Holland five, hundred, five votes and AJ Stevens. Four hundred fifty, five votes. This is Rhonda Nevada for National Native News. Native American US congresswoman cherise. David's was unopposed for the Democratic nomination for the Kansas Third District seat. She'll face Amanda Adkins November who in the Republican race Tuesday. The American Indian Graduate Center has received a twenty million dollar donation from writer Mackenzie Scott ex wife of Amazon's at CEO Christine Trudeau reports the American Indian Graduate Center or AIG see received an unprecedented twenty million dollar individual donation of unrestricted funds from Mackenzie Scott. Scott. said in a recent announcement tweet that the contributions following up on a commitment she made last year to give away a majority of her wealth in her lifetime she continued in opposed to be a medium that of the nonprofits elected that quote every one of them is telling complex challenges that will require sustained effort over many years while simultaneously addressing consequences of the Covid nineteen pandemic AFDC Executive Director Angelique Albert we are just a mess like. To be a recipient of this incredible generosity really honored that she's just trusting us to do the work that promotes equity and justice in our in our society. At the time she says, students were hit hard last spring enough for the organization to create a designated Student Emergency Fund that started in. March. So far the additional fund has distributed over two hundred thousand dollars to Aggie students emergency needs because of the pandemic. Cova fill impacting our communities and our students have a hard time. They still are having a hard time. So going back to school has created additional challenges because some universities are doing remote but some are not heading into the fall semester. Albert says funds will address student needs covering housing utility bill, and household item costs along with technology access. Scott's donation is the largest individual donor gift in unrestricted funds over Aig sees fifty year history the solutions journalism network who funds this reporting was also included in Scott's nonprofit donations. I'm Christine Trudeau and demand Honiara

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"angelique albert" Discussed on Native America Calling

Native America Calling

03:49 min | 5 months ago

"angelique albert" Discussed on Native America Calling

"This is national. Native News on Tonia Gonzalez. A fifth member of the northern Arapaho tribe has died due to cove in Nineteen Wyoming Public Radio Savannah Mar reports the northern Arapaho Business Council announced on Saturday. Evening that are tribal member had passed the Wyoming Department of Health. Says she was an older woman with pre existing health conditions that put her at high risk northern Arapaho tribal members. Now account for five of the state's eat confirmed corona virus related deaths and at least thirty percent of confirmed cases in Wyoming have been among native people who make up less than three percent of the state's population. This is in part due to an aggressive testing program on the wind. River reservation but tribal members are also more vulnerable to the viruses. Most serious side effects leaders on wind river say underfunding of the Indian Health Service has led to high rates of illnesses like Diabetes Heart Disease Wind River remains under a strict. Stay at home order and nightly curfew while the rest of the state begins to open up tribal leaders hope this will prevent further tragedy. I'm Savannah Mar Walter. Maria with the National Council of Urban Indian health is urging US lawmakers for policy fixes and equity in funding beyond line items for Indian organizations. He was one of three executives from national native organizations to take part in a virtual roundtable Friday on Cova nineteen Indian country hosted by a subcommittee of the US House Natural Resources Committee. Maria says urban Indian health is often overlooked from day. One you have been on the front line. Battling for P. and testing kit shortages but continuing to provide services these challenges compounded the difficulty in providing those services on combined with a chronic underfunding and funding infrastructure gaps. Already face the facility in San Jose California for example instead of thirteen percent positive rate. You Aisles were not allocated any Abbott Abbott rapid testing machines from the IHS or FEMA and had to fight for any testing capabilities of all as our health workers are risking their lives every day. We need the federal government to ensure that our frontline heroes received the same protections as all other public health employee's executives from the National Congress of American Indians and the native American Finance Officers Association also participated saying Unmet needs an Indian country are growing due to Cova nineteen including an areas of healthcare education and infrastructure. The American Indian Graduate Center is distributing emergency relief funds for students facing financial distress amid the cove nineteen pandemic Christine Trudeau reports. When school started shutting down back in March the American Indian graduate center began a designated Student Emergency Fund outside of their initial awarded Scholarship Dollars Executive Director Angelique Albert said last week the fund has raised almost a quarter of a million dollars and that one hundred and forty two thousand has already been distributed to ninety one students so far it comes down to student. Emergency needs they're are no longer on campus so they're no longer in the dorms so they have housing needs. They have food needs and we're having to respond to those needs to make sure that they can just stay in college. In addition to housing and food the money also helped cover student utility bills. Emergency travel costs and household items. Aig C. says. They're grateful for support to the Emergency. Relief Fund that came from the Indian collective wells Fargo an online auction held by their board vice president. Walter the Lamar. I'm Christine Trudeau. The story is a collaboration with National Native News and the Solutions Journalism Network. I'm Antonio Gonzalez.

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"angelique albert" Discussed on Native America Calling

Native America Calling

03:50 min | 6 months ago

"angelique albert" Discussed on Native America Calling

"The National Native News Antonio Gonzalez Alaska native corporations can receive shares of the eight billion dollar tribal set aside in the cares act. According to the trump administration eleven tribes have filed a lawsuit against the US Treasury over the matter hearing was held Thursday morning in Federal Court as Attorneys for Tribes and Alaska. Native corporations waited to hear from the trump administration and a brief filed. Thursday evening the Treasury Department issued its determination the ANC's are eligible tribes are concerned the ANC's could take more than half the funding amd believe it should only go to tribal governments another hearing scheduled for Friday afternoon. The government brief also opposes emotion by three Sioux tribes which also seek to block and sees from the funding. The date for the disbursement of tribal cares. Funding is Sunday this week. In Rapid City South Dakota community members held a drive by car caravan to think Indian Health Service. Employees China Lock. It has more people. Honk horns wave out car windows and hold up signs thinking essential employees healthcare workers lined the sidewalks and wave back. There is grinning behind their face. Nuts Richard Richards organized defense. We just wanted to find a way to thank and honor our friends and relatives who are working up here on the Suzanne campus including the IHS Yacht the house center employees and everybody else. That has a job up here which it says. Healthcare can be especially stressful right now since people still have to show up and take care of medical issues not related to the pandemic. He decided the busy employees needed. Morale boost and merely thirty cars showed up under good rally like this and showing support for them. It's GONNA lift them up. Lift their spirits up and give them a little extra motivation. Common show up like they do on a daily basis. Gerling church is the president of the Great Plains. Tribal Chairman's Health Board and Health Center on the Suzanne campus. Our job as administration is to give our frontline workers the support and the resources that they need to stay safe at to fill supported because they're providing that to the community and they need that the Suzanne campuses taking steps to direct patients showing potential symptoms. Kovic nineteen to designated areas to prevent spreading it for national native news. I'm trying to lock it in rapid city. The American Indian Graduate Center has partnered with American indigenous business leaders to help distribute care packages to native elders. Angelique Albert is the executive director of the American Indian Graduate Center. Based in Albuquerque New Mexico. We have a fund set aside to help with community type projects that his name deckert founder. John Rayner so we decided to take that initiative and put towards this also. We decided to help with seed on the ground with our students in those communities. Already they will be partnering with the. Able students in those chapters to help them deliver food our elders. She says taking care of elders as an important tribal value. This initiative is particularly important. Because you know elders. Were our first educator so really they continue to be keepers are with them our culture. Our languages tribal ecological knowledge. When it comes to those things we have so much to learn and it's so important that we keep them healthy so that they continue They can continue to teach us. There's a lot. There's there's all you there but also you know going back to our sense of community and we Taking care of each other. I'm very honored to be a part of this project. Food Water and cleaning products are part of the care packages. The Graduate Center has committed ten thousand dollars to the project. I'm Antonio Gonzalez..

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