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This story was originally published by Cronkite News. “Getting lost is the best part of trail running,” Marlinda Bedonie said with a chuckle as we shielded our eyes from the morning sun, searching for our cars. We spoke on a recent morning while trekking through Tucson Mountain Park on a mostly flat, single-track loop trail. The post Run the Land: Native Women Across the U.S. Take to the Roads and Trails appeared first on The Daily Yonder.
This story was originally published by Cronkite News. Leaders of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation say they are dropping “Creek” from its name as part of a rebranding effort, but not all members are on board with the change. Some complain their identity is being stripped away from them and what they’ve known their entire lives. The post Muscogee Nation Drops Colonial Era Name in Rebranding appeared first on The Daily Yonder.
In his first 100 days, President Biden and Congressional Democrats passed the American Rescue Act, the single biggest shift in rural policy in decades. The bill put money in the hands of municipal and county governments to pay for essential services, created rural jobs, put money in the pockets of rural families to help lift The post Commentary: Democrats Could Win Rural Votes Thanks to President Biden’s Pro-Rural Agenda. But There’s More Work To Be Done. appeared first on The Daily Yonder.