Native America Calling: Alaska at a subsistence fishing crossroads (November 2, 2023)Since time immemorial, the Kuskokwim River in Alaska has fed Native families. But years of failed salmon runs are threatening their lives and livelihoods.
Few states make the grade when it comes to tribal inclusion in voting maps (October 12, 2023)Tribes must be included “from the very beginning” of the redistricting process in order to ensure American Indian and Alaska Native voices are heard at the polls.
Native America Calling: The papal apology (April 7, 2022)The apology from Pope Francis sought forgiveness for the role the Catholic Church played in atrocities at Native residential schools.
Tribal consultation bill finally set for movement on Capitol Hill (March 28, 2022)Tribal leaders and tribal organizations are rallying in support of a bill that mandates consultation with Indian nations on actions that affect their interests.
Secretary Deb Haaland – Alaska Federation of Natives (December 16, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention on December 14, 2021.
A call to action: Native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress (February 24, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “A call to action: Native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress.”
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets under new leadership (February 10, 2021)Indian Country will be seeing major change on Capitol Hill as the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for the first time.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney at Alaska Federation of Natives (October 19, 2020)Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives, an organization where she formerly served as co-chair.
Alaska Federation of Natives opens annual conference (October 15, 2020)The Alaska Federation of Natives is opening its annual conference with the theme “Good Government, Alaskans Decide.”
Anchorage Daily News: Native woman comes forward about misconduct (September 14, 2020)In 2018, Jody Potts was the target of misconduct from then-Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. Two days later, he resigned, but the details of what happened have never been publicly told until now.
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