‘Other’ no more: Census change could add MENA, Latino categories, more
The Census Bureau could follow through on plans to overhaul the way it asks people about their race and ethnicity, including altering the definitions of American Indian or Alaska Native and other categories, and adding MENA – for Middle Eastern or North African.
Law protects export of sacred Native American items from US
Federal penalties have increased under a newly signed law intended to protect the cultural patrimony of Native American tribes, immediately making some crimes a felony and doubling the prison time for anyone convicted of multiple offenses.
Indian Health Service steps up push for Covid, other vaccines
The Indian Health Service announced that all tribal members covered by the federal agency will be offered a vaccine at every appointment when appropriate, under a new vaccine strategy.