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NAFOA
Don’t Forget: Applications for Leading People And Investing To Build Sustainable Communities Program (LPIBSC) due this week.

Cherokee Nation
Cherokee minds can change the world. That’s been true throughout our history, and it’s just as true today.

Native America Calling NAC
Native families stand to benefit from a child tax credit that’s still under consideration in Congress. What else is new in tax season?

Zapatista Army of National Liberation - Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional
This month marks 30 years since the Zapatista Army of National Liberation attracted worldwide attention with their rebel uprising in demand of Indigenous rights in Mexico.

Deb Haaland
After 10 years and more than $1.6 billion put in the hands of Indian Country, a successful program that was designed to address a harmful era in federal policy has finally come to a close.

Not In Our Honor
Kansas City’s NFL team has weathered sustained pressure over its mascot and offensive behavior at games. Will it ever change?

San Pedro Valley
The Biden administration’s renewable energy agenda is being tested in court with a lawsuit from tribes opposed to a $4 billion development that runs through their homelands.

Grizzly Bear
The public, states, tribes, the scientific community and other stakeholders are invited to weigh in on a grizzly bear reintroduction plan.

utetribeUintah and Ouray Reservation
The Ute Tribe is banning non-members from engaging in hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreational activities on its lands in Utah.

'March. Vote. Win'
In the 51 years since the U.S. Supreme Court recognized – and then reversed – federal abortion protections, advocates and opponents have fought constantly over reproductive rights.

Wind Farm
Tribal cultural resources are being threatened by growing demand for renewable energy projects.

Killers of the Flower Moon
The Osage Nation is celebrating a major milestone for a film that shares an otherwise difficult time in the tribe’s history.

"Indian Power" by Fritz Scholder
Artists like Fritz Scholder and T.C. Cannon are among the masters who inspired new generations of Native artists to express their stories and images through printmaking.

Many Farms, Arizona
Tribes and Native entities have more time to submit applications for the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program, a national initiative to improve high-speed internet access on Native lands.

NAFOA
Last call for #NAFOA2024 Session Proposals!

Santa Fe. New Mexico
The New Mexico Indian Affairs Department has entered the new year with new leadership following controversy in 2023.

Chuck Hoskin
Cherokee Nation is working toward the day when no child ever has to wonder where their next meal is coming from, and no parent ever has to worry that they can’t provide healthy nutrition for their kids.

U.S. Capitol
Congress will have until early March to finish work it was supposed to complete last fall under a bill approved with broad bipartisan support.

Solar Panels - Moapa Band of Paiute Indians
The federal government is soliciting input on a plan to open public lands to new solar projects.

Patina Wellness Center
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the federal government continues to shortchange tribes when it comes to funding health care contracts.

Cameron, Arizona
In 2020, more than 18% of people on tribal lands lacked access to broadband, compared with about 4% in non-tribal areas.

Wounded Knee
“I have never heard of a more brutal, cold-blooded massacre than at Wounded Knee,” an Army general wrote of the killings of more than 400 Lakota people on December 29, 1890.

Camp Nenookaasi
As dangerously bitter winter weather takes hold of the country, efforts to help unsheltered Native people face closure.

Buu Nygren
The president of the Navajo Nation is calling on the federal government to open a full-service veterans medical center to the reservation.

Chemist4U
It there a disparity when it comes to viable treatments for diabetes among Native people?

U.S. Capitol
A Republican-led bill to ensure tribal identification cards can be used to purchase guns is moving forward despite little debate.

Cole Miller
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community announced the election of three new council members, including a new chair.

Phoenix Indian Boarding School
A national oral history project aims to document the experiences of Indigenous children who attended federal boarding schools.

Daniel Wildcat
Author, historian and Haskell Indian Nations University professor Daniel Wildcat believes in the power of Indigenous knowledge to counter big problems.

Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery
The Winnebago Tribe is suing the federal government to recover the remains of two children who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.

Native America Calling NAC
The Upper Mattaponi Tribe has reached a major milestone toward solidifying its federally recognized status.

U.S. Capitol
The House Committee on Natural Resources is hosting a markup to advance two bills of interest in Indian Country.

Montana State University
Stickers and fliers linked to a white nationalist group surfaced on the Montana State University campus, the latest in a wave of such activity across the state.

Supai Health Station
Three new and upgraded health facilities recently opened in Arizona to provide Native people with better access to health care, and more are in the works.

Wes Studi and Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr.
Award-winning Cherokee actor Wes Studi is making history as the first Native person to appear on the long-running PBS television series Finding Your Roots.

Georgeline Morsette
“It’s been a long journey,” said Georgeline Morsette, a citizen of the Chippewa Cree Tribe. “I’m really glad to be at this point.”

NAFOA
NAFOA supports its member tribes – join the growing community!

Fort Robinson Outbreak Spiritual Run
In January 1879, U.S. soldiers hunted down and killed Northern Cheyenne men, women and children who attempted to escape unbearable conditions at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.

Black Mesa
When Adrian Herder saw the plans for a hydropower project on the Navajo Nation, he was shocked by the “outrageous” amounts of water the project would reportedly use.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
As we come together this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I hope we can all reflect on his life and ideals.