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Native Youth
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced $1 million in donations to 10 non-profit organizations across the nation.
NAFOA
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Chuck Hoskin Jr.
Cherokees have always creatively pursued economic partnerships, from our first trade treaties to our modern international business operations.
Ben Barnes
The nation’s largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is at a major crossroads as it celebrates a milestone anniversary.
John Cornyn
The National Congress of American Indians is speaking out after a Republican lawmaker made derogatory remarks about Native people.
NAFOA
Boo — only 18 days until funding for Indian Country programs runs out.
Gatherings Cafe
What’s on The Menu at Native America Calling? A new cookbook, a new cafe and a new spotlight on a catering business.
Fresno American Indian Health Project
The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians is donating more than $15,000 to support the Fresno American Indian Health Project and the Fresno Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Navajo Nation at U.S. Supreme Court
Government records shed new light on how state opposition hindered tribes from claiming their rightful shares of the Colorado River.
'Voting is Sacred'
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.
NAFOA
Every day is Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
NAFOA
It’s #NAFOAFall23 Week! More than 800 tribal leaders, financial professionals, and industry experts are in attendance in Arizona.
Laphonza Butler
Laphonza Butler, the president of the well-known EMILY’s List voting group, will serve out the remainder of the U.S. Senate term of the late Dianne Feinstein.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on water in Native communities on September 27, 2023.
NAFOA
The government may be shutting down, but NOT #NAFOAFall23!
Jorge Aaron Riley
In a court filing, U.S. Capitol breach defendant Jorge Aaron Riley finally admitted he knows little to nothing about his supposed “American Indian” heritage.
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
The cancellation of oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is renewing political clashes among Native people in Alaska.
Mattaponi River
There’s a trend among governments, organizations, and individuals facilitating the return of important lands to tribal control.
Grand Canyon Skywalk
A new season brings new updates for Indian Country.
Burning Man
The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is speaking out after a viral video showed outsiders being removed from a highway in an incident that took place during one of the busiest times on the reservation.
'Bring the Salmon Home. Remove the Klamath Dams'
The largest dam removal project in U.S. history is taking place in the Klamath River basin. Tribes were instrumental in making it happen.
NAFOA
Fresh off the press: NAFOA’s agenda for #NAFOAFALL23!
Obama Foundation Leaders USA
Several Native advocates have been named to the inaugural class of the Obama Leaders program at the foundation started by the former U.S. president.
NAFOA
Keeping Indian Country hotter than these temperatures.
U.S. Supreme Court
As dangerous smoke cast an ominous shadow over the nation’s capital, tribes and their advocates continue to wait for a series of monumental decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ricardo "Rico" Frias
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.
Chelsea Fish
The National American Indian Housing Council, the largest inter-tribal housing organization, is welcoming Chelsea E. Fish as its new executive director.
Mary Jane Oatman
Tribes across the nation are exploring new economic development opportunities in places where cannabis is no longer prohibited by state law.
Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes
Efforts to strengthen the Indian Arts and Crafts Act are drawing widespread attention as tribes seek a major — and controversial — change to a law designed to protect Native artists from frauds.
Amber Midthunder, Jhane Myers, Heather Rae and Crystal Echohawk
The Cherokee Nation is distancing itself from a prominent Hollywood filmmaker, confirming Heather Rae isn’t a tribal citizen and hasn’t benefited from production incentives on the reservation.
Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso
The highest court in the land is once again taking up a case that will determine whether the United States lives up to its promises to tribal nations.
Jorge Aaron Riley
It took more than two years but a self-proclaimed Native Republican wore his “best Trump tie” to court and finally admitted he committed a crime during a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs convenes for a business meeting on February 15, 2023.
LandBack
Private and public lands are slowly being returned to the care of Native peoples across the country.
H.R.423 - Pala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.423, the Pala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act, on February 6, 2023.
Lisa Murkowski and Brian Schatz
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after what the legislative panel’s bipartisan leadership said was an extremely productive session.
Tanasi Memorial
The 118th Congress is finally underway and Indian Country bills are among the first to advance in a new political atmosphere on Capitol Hill.
Michael Hoenig
Michael Hoenig, the longest-serving general counsel at the National Indian Gaming Commission, is departing on January 27, 2023.
P-22
Tribes in California want a say in what happens to the remains of P-22, a famous mountain lion.
National Congress of American Indians Embassy of Tribal Nations
The Embassy of Tribal Nations, the home of the National Congress of American Indians, is on the market.