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COVID-19 Vaccinations with the Navajo Nation
Native people die by suicide at rates higher than any other racial or ethnic group, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Cody Desautel
Cody Desautel, president of the Intertribal Timber Council and executive director of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, testifies about federal forest management.

House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Legislative Hearing on Discussion Draft of Forest Management Bill
The House Subcommittee on Federal Lands holds a hearing to discuss draft legislation on forest management.

Shiprock, New Mexico
The murders of three Navajo men by white high school students touched off a series of racially-fueled conflicts in a border town in New Mexico.

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
Native people are among those with the lowest rate of vaccinations, whether it’s for flu, measles, COVID-19, or hepatitis B.

Banner University Medical Center
An estimated 18.1 percent of Arizona residents have experienced long COVID — a condition broadly defined by symptoms that continue to develop weeks, months or years after COVID-19 infection.

Choctaw Nation Advanced Technology Initiatives
Native drone pilots are building careers using drones for scoping out landscapes for construction, searching for lost hikers, and even assessing potentially sacred areas.

Bad River
Native sisters, a Native artist’s art installation and a tribe’s fight against an oil pipeline are the subject of new films.

Sending best wishes to accountants everywhere on Tax Day!

Cherokee Nation
Osteoarthritis affects millions of people nationwide, and unfortunately American Indians have among the highest prevalence in the country.

Citing a troubling disparity for self-harm among Native youth, two tribes are suing the country’s most prominent social media companies.

Early Ballots
The famed criminal known as “QAnon Shaman” will not be going back to Washington, for now — at least not in any official capacity.

Native America Calling NAC
Join Ojibwe writer Marcie Rendon, Lakota humorist Tiffany Midge, author Kimberly Blaeser and poet Kinsale Drake  in celebration of National Poetry Month.

Verlon Jose
Lawmakers wanted to talk about the problems of foreign criminal cartels operating on Indigenous lands, but tribal leaders came to Capitol Hill seeking solutions.

Indigenous Pop Expo - IndigiPopX
It’s the time of year when Native nerds, cosplayers, comic geeks and gamers assemble for the first and biggest convention devoted to them.

Kristi Noem
Join Native America Calling to examine the fallout from unfounded claims made by high-ranking politicians and what recourse tribes have to counter them.

Nicole Mann
“The idea of being an astronaut hadn’t even entered my mind at this point,” Marine Col. Nicole Mann told college students.

Prison Bars
Numerous studies over the years point out the overrepresentation of Native women in U.S. prisons. Even Native girls are incarcerated at higher rates.

Cherokee Nation
For Native peoples, maintaining our language is synonymous with sustaining our identity and our very way of life.

Lummi Nation Healing Pole
All across the country, tribes are working to find the most promising opioid treatments funded by dozens of settlements with pharmaceutical giants.

Pipe Spring National Monument
Most tribes have important traditional connections to the stars and other celestial bodies in the night sky.

A crime spree by two Ute youths in 1923 escalated into a mob of settlers bent on suppressing the nearby Ute and Paiute populations in what is now Utah.

Caddo Nation
Join Native America Calling to speak with two passionate Native language scholars about the dedication it takes to make a difference.

Chenega, Alaska
The most powerful earthquake ever recorded in North America struck 75 miles south of Anchorage in Alaska in March 1964.

Stephen Graham Jones
Bestselling Blackfeet writer Stephen Graham Jones caps off his horror trilogy with The Angel of Indian Lake.

Allium tricoccum
What’s on The Menu? The state of Native agriculture, wild onion season and Native matriarchs.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe
We are First Nations historians and professors working in Canada. Our communities are also impacted by the loss of cultural patrimony to museums in the U.S. and the laws covering repatriation.

Blackfeet Nation
“It’s people like Lily who are paving the way for a better tomorrow, and as you can see hard work, it does take you a long way,” said Blackfeet Nation council member Pat Armstrong.

Watheca Records
A Lakota man is developing an archive of music by Native artists — one record and cassette tape at a time.

Tohono O’odham Nation
In a vibrant building adorned with murals on the grounds of Tohono O’odham Community College, students gather in a classroom around a U-shaped table.

The Department of Education has opened a civil rights investigation into the treatment of Native athletes at public schools in North Dakota.

Tribes are seeking to hold the Indian Health Service accountable for money they say is promised to them under self-determination contracts.

'Stop Bullying'
About one out of every six high school students report being bullied, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stephen Roe Lewis
The Gila River Indian Community plans to work directly with federal officials to develop its own proposal for water sharing on the Colorado River.

Becerra v. San Carlos Apache Tribe / Becerra v. Northern Arapaho Tribe
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Becerra v. San Carlos Apache Tribe and Becerra v. Northern Arapaho Tribe on March 25, 2024.

Chuck Hoskin Jr.
Cherokee values tell us we have a duty to protect the land and waters that bring life to the whole community.

There’s still time to register and book your hotel for #NAFOA2024 in Florida!

Each year, Alaska honors the U.S. government official who negotiated the acquisition of Alaska, largely ignoring Indigenous peoples who still live there.

Exxon Valdez
When the Exxon Valdez supertanker broke open on March 24, 1989, the resulting oil spill coated 1,300 miles of shoreline, causing long-lasting damage for Alaska Natives.

Colorado River
Four states and six tribes in the Colorado River Basin are working on what could be a historic agreement — if it happens at all.