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Chuck Hoskin Jr.
Cherokees have always creatively pursued economic partnerships, from our first trade treaties to our modern international business operations.

The Museum of the Cherokee People
After reaching out to Cherokee leaders and citizens, the museum on the home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians re-launched with a new name and purpose.

Eleven days left until appropriations funding runs out for Indian Country programs.

Boo — only 18 days until funding for Indian Country programs runs out.

Gatherings Cafe
What’s on The Menu at Native America Calling? A new cookbook, a new cafe and a new spotlight on a catering business.

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First Beach on Quileute Reservation
Tribes are getting their applications in for funds from the second round of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program.

We’re already looking forward to the next conference. Be sure to save the date!

Every day is Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Naloxone at Department of Health and Human Services
Tribes have until October 15 to secure free opioid overdose emergency treatment medication for their communities.

Cherokee Indian Reservation
Citizens of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians overwhelmingly voted in favor of allowing recreational cannabis use on the tribe’s reservation. What happens next?

It’s #NAFOAFall23 Week! More than 800 tribal leaders, financial professionals, and industry experts are in attendance in Arizona.

Chuck Hoskin
Tribal nations stand ready to continue our legacy of making Oklahoma vibrant and strong.

The government may be shutting down, but NOT #NAFOAFall23!

Gigi Modrich
The countdown to #NAFOAFall23 is on!

U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling denying race-conscious college admissions has Native business owners on alert.

Center for Native Futures
The Center for Native Futures is opening in the heart of downtown Chicago, providing a new home for contemporary Native artists.

Santa Fe Indian Market
The organizer of the Santa Fe Indian Market is once again thanking a sponsor of the popular event amid ongoing controversy over the involvement of one of the world’s largest energy companies.

Did you know NAFOA has a jobs board? Submit a posting!

Santa Fe Indian Market
The organization that puts on the largest juried Indian art market in the world continues to face criticism on social media after thanking a sponsor of the popular event.

Grand Canyon Skywalk
A new season brings new updates for Indian Country.

Santa Fe Indian Market
The Indian Arts and Crafts Board, the federal agency charged with protecting and promoting authentic Native art, is welcoming a new member.

Summer is ending soon. Have you registered for the Fall Conference?

Quinton Carroll
The Native American Contractors Association (NACA), the largest organization of Native and tribal companies, has a new executive director.

Fresh off the press: NAFOA’s agenda for #NAFOAFALL23!

Mark Fox
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation has spent over $115 million on properties along the famed Las Vegas Strip. Tribal citizens are upset.

Keeping Indian Country hotter than these temperatures.

U.S. Supreme Court
As dangerous smoke cast an ominous shadow over the nation’s capital, tribes and their advocates continue to wait for a series of monumental decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ricardo "Rico" Frias
The largest finance organization in Indian Country is undergoing change with the exit of its executive director, who was on the job for less than two years.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a listening session on updating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.

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Twitter is one of the social media outlets that help individuals connect with each other — but is it worth it for Native users?

More than 800 tribal leaders and finance professional in Indian Country are in the nation’s capital for NAFOA’s 41st annual conference.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is seeking input on proposed updates to the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.

Lac du Flambeau
The case is one of the simplest the justices will hear this year, because it involves no constitutional questions and, in truth, only the interpretation of a single phrase of a single statutory provision.

Chuck Hoskin Jr.
The growth and prosperity of Cherokee Nation are an example of history repeating itself.

Mary Jane Oatman
Tribes across the nation are exploring new economic development opportunities in places where cannabis is no longer prohibited by state law.

Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes
Efforts to strengthen the Indian Arts and Crafts Act are drawing widespread attention as tribes seek a major — and controversial — change to a law designed to protect Native artists from frauds.

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