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RECAP: National Congress of American Indians opens winter session (February 16, 2024)The National Congress of American Indians opened its executive council winter session in Washington, D.C.
Haskell Indian Nations University to offer new agriculture business program (February 6, 2024)Haskell Indian Nations University will offer a new business degree program under a partnership with the Native American Agriculture Fund.
Bureau of Indian Education launches behavioral health support line (February 1, 2024)The Bureau of Indian Education has launched a 24/7 behavioral health and wellness call line for students and staff.
Land consolidation back on the agenda for Indian Country (January 25, 2024)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.
Winnebago Tribe sues for return of children buried at Indian boarding school (January 17, 2024)The Winnebago Tribe is suing the federal government to recover the remains of two children who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
House committee schedules markup on Indian Country bills (January 16, 2024)The House Committee on Natural Resources is hosting a markup to advance two bills of interest in Indian Country.
VIDEO: Tribal Homelands and Climate Change at White House Tribal Nations Summit (December 11, 2023)Tribal leaders and federal officials participate in a panel on tribal homelands and climate change at the White House Tribal Nations Summit on December 6, 2023.
VIDEO: President Joe Biden at White House Tribal Nations Summit (December 11, 2023)President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the White House Tribal Nations Summit on December 6, 2023.
Native America Calling: Assessing the White House Tribal Nations Summit (December 11, 2023)In the wake of the White House Tribal Nations Summit, Native America Calling talks with tribal leaders about the Biden administration’s track record.
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.
White House Tribal Nations Summit kicks off without Secretary Haaland (December 4, 2023)President Joe Biden is hosting the White House Tribal Nations Summit this week but a key member of his team won’t be there in person.
Indian Child Welfare Act grants awarded for off-reservation programs (November 30, 2023)The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced nearly $2 million in grants to support the Indian Child Welfare Act in off-reservation communities across the nation.
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.
‘Your debt is due’: Tribes on alert as U.S. government looms toward shutdown (September 26, 2023)Indian Country is on high alert as the U.S. government prepares for a possible shutdown, the first of its kind in more than three years.
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.
Native America Calling: Remembering Ada Deer (September 1, 2023)Join Native America Calling in remembrance of Ada Deer, a trailblazer from the Menominee Nation who was the first woman to serve as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.
House committee advances slate of Indian Country bills (June 14, 2023)Bipartisanship seemed to be on rare display on Capitol Hill as lawmakers advanced a trio of bills benefiting Indian Country.
Defense spending bill again a topic of hot interest in Indian Country (December 6, 2022)All eyes are on Capitol Hill as tribal leaders — and the rest of the nation — await the arrival of a highly-anticipated defense spending bill.
Fort Belknap landowners see another round of Cobell buy-back offers (August 1, 2022)Landowners from the Fort Belknap Indian Community have until August 12 to accept offers from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Biden administration backs Indian boarding school bill (June 27, 2022)The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Chickasaw Nation citizen lands Native advisor role at White House (April 27, 2022)The White House has a new Native advisor in the second year of Joe Biden’s presidency.
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