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Native Americans get voice in how to handle cases of missing, murdered

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, USThomson Reuters Foundation For nearly two years, Aubrey Dameron, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, has been missing. Last seen in March 2019, Dameron disappeared while leaving her mother’s rural home early in the morning. Her family has been following various leads, including draining a pond near her home, but is […]

US names first Native American woman poet laureate

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New York City, USThomson Reuters Foundation The US on Wednesday named its first Native American to the role of poet laureate, a woman whose poetry reflects the struggles and stories of Indigenous people in America. The poems of Joy Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, are “carriers of dreams, knowledge and wisdom,” said […]