Bush Foundation Fellowship
A half dozen Indigenous leaders are getting a boost for incorporating traditional connections with making people and their communities better.

Navajo Shade House
A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds Indigenous people suffer a higher percentage of heat-related deaths than any other population.

Native America Calling NAC
Indigenous LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirit artists discuss the intersection of two driving issues of identity that are both a celebration and a source of contention.

Plains Indian Sign Language Camp
At one point in history, tribes in the Plains region developed a shared universal language.

Native America Calling NAC
Mental health conditions tops the list of causes for pregnancy-related deaths in a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

'Every Native Vote Counts'
Native voters have traditionally supported Democrats, and that has made a significant difference in key races across the United States.

Hawaii
After a report on disparities in Hawaii’s criminal justice system, that state has been working on ways to provide more equitable treatment of Native Hawaiians.

Celeigh Cardinal
A good playlist makes the summer heat bearable and sets the mood on an invigorating road trip.

NAFOA
We celebrate Pride Month and the strength of our LGBTQIA+ relatives.

'Vote to Protect'
News consumers can choose where they get their facts from — and increasingly those facts are in dispute.

Alissa Pili
Native basketball fans have a lot to see on the court when it comes to the NBA and the WNBA.

Tom Cole
Join Native America Calling to get perspectives from some notable Native Republicans about what they see the party does for their Native constituents.

Buu Nygren
Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren hosts a press conference on May 28, 2024.

Navajo Sheep
Join Andi Murphy for The Menu, Native America Calling’s regular feature on Native food!

Sasquatch Mask
Sasquatch, also known as Bigfoot, carry a deep meaning in many Native cultures.

Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico)
An exasperated Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico) is demanding answers from the Biden administration about public safety in Native communities.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Examining Public Safety and Justice Resources in Native Communities
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on public safety in Native communities.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Examining Public Safety and Justice Resources in Native Communities
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on public safety in Native communities.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
It’s been more than a year and some Native parents in North Dakota still haven’t received child support payments following an abrupt change by the Internal Revenue Service.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is once again taking a close look at public safety in Indian Country.

Reindeer
Reindeer weren’t always in Alaska, but now there’s a strong connection for Alaska Native herders.

Native America Calling NAC
There’s something for everybody on the summer reading lists by our expert panel of Native super-readers.

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe 26th Annual Powwow
“Each year, Pow Wow strengthens the bonds within our community and among our guests from afar,” said Chairman Marshall Pierite.

NAFOA
Be part of NAFOA’s growth! Forward this newsletter to your network.

Edgar Blatchford
Edgar Blatchford, Iñupiaq and Yup’ik, is a former journalist and political official who has been involved in Alaska Native affairs for decades.

Oversight Hearing 'Examining the President’s FY 2025 Budget Request for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service, and Office of Insular Affairs.'
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “Examining the President’s FY 2025 Budget Request for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service, and Office of Insular Affairs.”

House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 2, Afternoon Session
Over two days of hearings, the House Committee on Appropriations heard from dozens of Indian Country leaders who testified about their funding needs.

Sac and Fox Nation Powwow
Tribal citizens are seeing an increase in targeted stops and fines by non-Indian law enforcement in Oklahoma despite a long-standing sovereignty victory.

House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 2, Morning Session
The House Committee on Appropriations heard from dozens of Indian Country leaders who testified about their funding needs.

Waylon DeCoteau
Native America Calling devotes this show to the Native academic stars reaching a major educational milestone.

Native America Calling NAC
Just as Native people are overrepresented in jails and prisons, they make up a disproportionate number of those on supervised release.

Miguel Cardona
Following a U.S. Supreme Court decision ending affirmative action, several states are rushing to rid their higher education institutions of recruitment and inclusion programs that benefit Native students.

NAFOA
Join us in welcoming Rodney Butler as NAFOA’s new Board President!

Joseph “Zeke” Rupnick
A tribe once targeted for termination has established the first reservation in the state of Illinois.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a roundtable discussion on May 8, 2024.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a roundtable discussion on May 8, 2024.

Stolen People, Stolen Benefits
Nearly a year after the state of Arizona announced a crackdown on a Medicaid scheme exploiting vulnerable Native people, tribal citizens are still calling for action to combat the problem.

Julia Keefe
A big band made up of Native musicians is headlining a jazz festival at in the nation’s capital.

Kassie John
Diné multimedia artist Kassie John is the newest cultural ambassador to wear the Miss Indian World crown.

House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 1, Afternoon Session
The House Committee on Appropriations is hearing from dozens of Indian Country leaders who are testifying about their funding needs.