Spouse of Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) passes away in plane accident (September 13, 2023)The spouse of Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska), the first Alaska Native to serve in the U.S. Congress, died in a plane accident in the couple’s home state of Alaska.
Native American Contractors Association announces new executive director (August 14, 2023)The Native American Contractors Association (NACA), the largest organization of Native and tribal companies, has a new executive director.
Native America Calling: Alaska’s Donlin Gold Mine project (April 10, 2023)A proposed gold mine in southwest Alaska has been promising riches for investors and Alaska Native workers alike.
Native America Calling: Is there room for trust land in Alaska? (January 31, 2023)Today on Native America Calling, get the back story on the land-into-trust process and what it means for Alaska Natives.
Native America Calling: The cost of climate change (December 15, 2022)The Native village of Newtok in Alaska is losing its battle with climate change.
Native America Calling: Tribal Leadership discuss citizenship and identity (November 2, 2022)Citizenship is one of the keystones of sovereignty for every tribe.
Native America Calling: Rethinking blood quantum (July 26, 2022)Advocates for eliminating blood quantum say it’s necessary to ensure future generations of thriving tribal culture.
Native America Calling: The Menu (February 25, 2022)From a sugarbush ceremony shut down by police to the new “Tundra to Table” cookbook, come see what’s On The Menu with Native America Calling.
Congress set to help schools with Impact Aid funding amid COVID-19 (January 17, 2022)A bipartisan bill that will help school districts with Indian Country students preserve their Impact Aid funding is set to clear the 117th Congress.
Consultation sessions announced for Indian Youth Service Corps Program (October 28, 2021)The Department of the Interior will be consulting tribal nations, Alaska Native corporations and Native Hawaiian organizations as it moves forward with the Indian Youth Service Corps Program.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts roundtable on economic sovereignty (October 19, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will learn how Native communities are leveraging federal financing to advance economic sovereignty.
Native America Calling: ANCSA at 50: Evolving Alaska Native identity (September 28, 2021)Land stewardship is at the core of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, also known as ANCSA.
Indian Country Today: Alaska Native corporations finally receive COVID-19 funds (September 27, 2021)Alaska Native corporations are figuring out how to distribute the funds more than a year after the CARES Act lawsuit started.
Native America Calling: ANCSA at 50: Its history and legacy (September 27, 2021)This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, also known as ANCSA.
Native America Calling: June in the news (June 29, 2021)Join Native America Calling for its monthly recap of the top news in Indian Country, including the announcement of the Indian boarding school investigation.
Native America Calling: April in the news (April 30, 2021)The fate of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief money is now in the hands of the nation’s highest court. Learn more on the monthly Native news recap!
Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (April 20, 2021)The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, a dispute over COVID-19 funding in Indian Country.
Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (April 19, 2021)The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, No. 20-543, on April 19, 2021.
Indian Country nearly locked out of U.S. Supreme Court hearing (April 19, 2021)Infighting among tribal attorneys led the nation’s highest court down an unusual path on the eve of arguments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case.
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court takes up COVID-19 dispute (April 19, 2021)Are Alaska Native corporations the same as Indian tribes? The nation’s highest court is poised to answer the question.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (March 15, 2021)NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.
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Native American Contractors Association hosts virtual conference (February 16, 2021)The Native American Contractors Association will hear from Secretary of the Interior nominee Deb Haaland and other key members of Congress this week.
U.S. Supreme Court sets oral argument in ‘bad men’ treaty rights case (February 4, 2021)Tribal nations were concerned about “bad men” when they negotiated treaties. Will the U.S. Supreme Court uphold those promises?
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