Kaiser Health News: Food sovereignty movement grows in Montana (December 11, 2023)Behind American Indian Hall on the Montana State University campus, ancient life is growing.
Secretary Haaland opens third annual White House Tribal Nations Summit (December 6, 2023)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland delivers remarks at the opening of the third annual White House Tribal Nations Summit.
Native America Calling: A Native food memoir and tribal buffalo management (December 1, 2023)The memoir of the late educator, writer and artist Thomas Pecore Weso was just published. Join the conversation on Native America Calling.
Native America Calling: The making of “The American Buffalo” (October 17, 2023)A new PBS documentary called “The American Buffalo” chronicles the history of the buffalo – from its sacred connection to tribes to its almost complete demise.
Montana Free Press: Nez Perce citizen shot during tribal treaty hunt (January 23, 2023)A tribal hunter was accidentally shot in connection with a bison hunt on the northern border of Yellowstone National Park in Montana.
Tribal youth get a taste of food sovereignty at White House gathering (November 15, 2022)Dozens of young Native people flocked to the nation’s capital for the return of the White House Tribal Youth Forum, where they saw food sovereignty in action.
USDA promotes Indigenous Food Sovereignty Initiative (November 15, 2022)“USDA is committed to empowering tribal self-determination and bringing Indigenous perspectives into agriculture, food, and nutrition,” said Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation takes huge stride for food sovereignty (October 31, 2022)For the Cherokee people and for people everywhere, true freedom is impossible without control over our own food supply.
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.
H.R.2074 – Indian Buffalo Management Act (December 1, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2074, the Indian Buffalo Management Act, on December 1, 2021.
Tribal homelands bill back on agenda in ‘new era’ of Indian Country relations (November 30, 2021)Lawmakers are set to approve another round of Indian Country bills, including a long-anticipated yet controversial measure that will help tribes restore their homelands.
Cronkite News: Thousands line up for chance to hunt bison in Grand Canyon (September 23, 2021)A planned hunt of bison in the Grand Canyon appears to be moving forward despite last-minute pleas to relocate the animals to safety.
Montana Free Press: Indian lawmakers focus on big issues (May 21, 2021)Voting access, Indigenous languages and bison management were the big-ticket items for the Montana Legislature’s American Indian Caucus.
Native Sun News Today: Tribal history preserved at Buffalo Jump (December 10, 2020)“The Vore Buffalo Jump is a part of our history which should be told and shared with the world,” said Dr. Richard Littlebear, president of the Chief Dull Knife Memorial College.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation addresses food security amid COVID-19 (October 27, 2020)Food security is always an issue for our citizenry and it has only been magnified during the COVID-19 crisis.
Cronkite News: Plan calls for hunting of bison in Grand Canyon (October 12, 2020)Arizona state and federal officials have agreed on a plan that includes bringing in volunteer sharpshooters to cut the number of bison on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
House Committee on Natural Resources schedules markup on Indian Country bills (September 28, 2020)Bills to return land to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe, address bison management and improve tribal economic development programs are on the agenda.
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