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Fort Ancient Earthworks and Nature Preserve
Which government agencies, museums, universities and other institutions still have work to do when it comes to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act? Find the list here.

NAGPRA
Museums and educational institutions are facing new pressures to comply with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act amid high-level attention to the decades-old law.

Pharrell Williams
Four Native designers took a major stride when their work was included in the Louis Vuitton men’s fashion show.

StrongHearts Native Helpline
On the cusp of its seven-year anniversary, StrongHearts Native Helpline is building partnerships and gaining support from grants awarded to sustain culturally appropriate support and advocacy for Native people.

Pavel Sulyandziga
Indigenous activists are fleeing Russia because of growing repression.

Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
The federal agency that oversees the Endangered Species Act will not add Northern Rockies wolves back onto the list of threatened and endangered species.

Blackfeet Indian Memorial
Native people die by suicide at higher rates than any other racial or ethnic group, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Haskell Indian Nations University
Haskell Indian Nations University will offer a new business degree program under a partnership with the Native American Agriculture Fund.

Border Screening
The Republican Speaker of the House said the bill is “dead on arrival” even before seeing it.

H.R.2882 - Udall Foundation Reauthorization Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2882, the Udall Foundation Reauthorization Act, on February 5, 2024.

H.R.1240 - Winnebago Land Transfer Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1240, the Winnebago Land Transfer Act, on February 5, 2024.

U.S. Marshals
With Native people incarcerated at the highest rates in the U.S., what should you do when you encounter law enforcement?

U.S. Capitol
The U.S. House of Representatives is set to approve two bills of interest in Indian Country.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hosting its first hearing of 2024.

Cherokee Nation
To survive and thrive, Cherokee must grow beyond the classroom, into our daily interactions and the fabric of our lives.

NAFOA
Did you know? You can contribute to NAFOA’s 5 Things newsletter!

Thacker Pass
Tribal communities are on the frontlines of a push to create new, domestic sources for lithium.

Kyrsten Sinema
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema raised a fraction of what her leading challengers brought in in the last quarter of 2023, raising new questions about her chances in what could be a bruising, three-way race.

American Museum of Natural History
New regulations for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act are prompting museums to pull some items from public display.

Ned Blackhawk and Craig Santos Perez
Two of the newest National Book Award winners reinterpret conventional views of their homelands through their unique, Indigenous lenses.

NAGPRA
Read a transcript of remarks from Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) about the Native American Graves Protection Act and Repatriation Act.

Brian Schatz
Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) delivers remarks on the Native American Graves Protection Act and Repatriation Act on February 1, 2024.

Native Youth
The Bureau of Indian Education has launched a 24/7 behavioral health and wellness call line for students and staff.

N. Scott Momaday (1934-2024)
N. Scott Momaday was a literary force. The groundbreaking Kiowa author died on January 24, 2024, at the age of 89.

Blackfeet Nation
The Biden administration was a no-show at a hearing called to examine the future of land consolidation efforts in Indian Country.

Examining the Opportunities and Challenges of Land Consolidation in Indian Country
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs holds an oversight hearing on January 30, 2024.

IndigeHub
Soup, sharp knives and nominations for Native-owned businesses are on The Menu, a regular food feature from Native America Calling.

Yurok Tribe
Tribes and advocates are in a constant battle against human trafficking that disproportionately affects Native people and people of color.

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.