Cronkite News: Native youth come together for annual White House Forum (November 28, 2023)The third annual White House Tribal Youth Forum brought more than 100 Native and indigenous youth together to share information on the issues affecting their communities.
Cronkite News: Prescribed burn projects protect federal forest lands (November 6, 2023)Through the Inflation Reduction Act, the U.S. Forest Service will receive $5 billion over 10 years, including $1.8 billion that will be used to increase forest treatments in Western states.
Google Doodle celebrates legacy of Apache artist Allan Haozous (November 3, 2023)The work of the legendary Apache artist Allan Haozous (Houser) is being honored as search engine giant Google celebrates Native American Heritage Month.
Cronkite News: Tohono O’odham Nation criticizes border wall construction (November 2, 2023)The leader of the Tohono O’odham said construction of a border wall on his tribe’s territory has caused irreversible damage.
Cronkite News: Tribes share frustrations with infrastructure funding (October 31, 2023)Promises of federal funding remain just that – promises – for smaller tribes for whom the money is inaccessible because of bureaucratic and financial hurdles.
Tohono O’odham Nation issues missing person alerts for two men (October 25, 2023)The Tohono O’odham Nation issued missing persons bulletins for two tribal citizens who were last seen at the Arizona State Fair.
Cronkite News: Republican lawmaker from Arizona won’t run again (October 19, 2023)Declaring Washington “broken,” four-term Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-Arizona) made the surprise announcement that she will not seek reelection in 2024.
Native America Calling: Fixing the shortage of medical professionals (October 18, 2023)Native physicians and public health advocates are looking at ways to recruit more medical professionals and train them on culturally-grounded methods to help improve Native patient outcomes.
Cronkite News: New regulations expand access to contraceptives in Arizona (October 17, 2023)Arizona regulators have finalized long-awaited rules that allow expanded access to over-the-counter hormonal contraceptives for women over age 18 in the state.
Cronkite News: Water catchments bring life to wildlife in Arizona (October 16, 2023)At the center of all life is water. But, for wildlife in the hot deserts of Arizona, finding it isn’t so easy.
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.
Cronkite News: Republican revolt leads to ouster of Speaker of the House (October 6, 2023)For the first time in history, a Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives has been removed from the leadership post — a move led by members of his own party.
Cronkite News: Senate committee looks at water in Indian Country (September 28, 2023)The Navajo Nation Council is 100 years old this year – and the Navajo Nation’s fight for water access has been going on for at least that long.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on ‘Water as a Trust Resource’ (September 26, 2023)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on water in Native communities on September 27, 2023.
Cronkite News: Republicans lead U.S. government into another shutdown (September 22, 2023)Two Arizona lawmakers were among five Republicans who broke ranks and voted to block a defense authorization bill, the latest twist in a budget fight that could cause a government shutdown.
Native America Calling: The scope of the massive Arizona Medicaid scam expands (September 22, 2023)Join Native America Calling to find out the latest on the efforts to help the Native people harmed by a massive Medicaid scam in Arizona.
Cronkite News: Senate committee takes up water infrastructure in Indian Country (September 21, 2023)The infusion of federal money for infrastructure projects is only a first step toward fixing deep problems with water systems on tribal lands.
Secretary Haaland announces $3.5 million in grants for Indian Youth Service Corps (September 14, 2023)The first-ever grants for the Indian Youth Service Corps (IYSC), a new program at the Department of the Interior, have been announced.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (September 5, 2023)A new season brings new updates for Indian Country.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (August 28, 2023)Summer is ending soon. Have you registered for the Fall Conference?
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (August 7, 2023)Fresh off the press: NAFOA’s agenda for #NAFOAFALL23!
Former Indian housing leader lands in jail on Navajo Nation (July 7, 2023)A once prominent leader in Indian housing was arrested at an event on the Navajo Nation. He’s blaming the tribe’s news president.
NAFOA in transition with departure of executive director (June 2, 2023)The largest finance organization in Indian Country is undergoing change with the exit of its executive director, who was on the job for less than two years.
Native America Calling: What do tribal water rights mean if there’s no water? (February 17, 2023)If there’s an epicenter of the more than 20-year drought in the west and Southwest, it’s the Colorado River.
Native America Calling: Sourcing ethical Native art and jewelry dealers (February 16, 2023)A merchant who sells works by Native artists is under fire for derogatory and offensive comments to Native dancers.
Cronkite News: Native artists showcase work at Super Bowl shop (February 13, 2023)Inspired by vibrant orange-and-purple sunsets and local tribes, Native artists and brands were able to put their work on display at an NFL pop-up shop.
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