tag: colorado

Mount Blue Sky
Until this month, one of Colorado’s highest peaks was named for the former state governor who fostered and supported the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864.
Deb Haaland
The first-ever grants for the Indian Youth Service Corps (IYSC), a new program at the Department of the Interior, have been announced.
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.
Navajo Nation at U.S. Supreme Court
Tribal leaders are calling on the Biden administration to re-examine its commitment to the nation-to-nation relationship following “shocking” arguments in a closely-watched U.S. Supreme Court case.
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.
Horseshoe Bend
If there’s an epicenter of the more than 20-year drought in the west and Southwest, it’s the Colorado River.
World Pride 2019
Native America Calling checks in with Native experts about both progress and setbacks when it comes to public acceptance.
Kilauea in Hawaii
ICYMI: Catch up on some interesting and engaging topics that are important to Native people.
MSU Denver Powwow
A public university promised free tuition for Native students. Then the details were revealed.
Native America Calling NAC
Tuition waivers for Native students are becoming more common. Native America Calling looks at the trend and sees who it helps.
Matthew L. Campbell
The Native American Rights Fund has announced the selection of Matthew Campbell as deputy director.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting to consider S.3381, S.3773 & S.3789 and Roundtable discussion on “Public Safety in Native Communities”
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting and roundtable on May 18, 2022.
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Native America Calling will learn about the importance of encouraging tourism and other experiences that originate from Native sources.
mmiwreddress
Awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous people continues to grow, even in mainstream circles.
Bethany Yellowtail
One of Indian Country’s most well-known fashion designers is under fire after unveiling a new collection that bears striking similarities to another Native artist’s work.
Gathering of Nations
Native America Calling will celebrate the celebrations and calculate the lingering risks as people head back to the powwow trail.
'This is my last post': Lance Tsosie aka Modern Warrior (@modern_warrior) exits TikTok
What’s going on with Lance Tsosie aka Modern Warrior on TikTok?
Examining the History of Federal Lands and the Development of Tribal Co-Management
The House Committee on Natural Resources holds a hearing titled “Examining the History of Federal Lands and the Development of Tribal Co-Management.”
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Amid a high-stakes political battle, the nation’s highest court is gearing up for some major decisions that will affect Indian Country for generations to come.
Pawnee, Oklahoma
A growing number of Indian Country organizations are distancing themselves from Walter Roy Echo-Hawk Jr. following revelations of the criminal charge against the prominent artist.
Pawnee County Courthouse
A prominent Indian Country artist has been charged in connection with an incident involving a minor.
Tim Giago
Richard “Sonny” Torres loved to give people nicknames.
Navajo Nation
Many tribal nations did not have the broadband access needed to apply for the funding that would let them improve broadband access, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs was told.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a roundtable discussion on January 12, 2022.
Navajo Nation
With billions of dollars in infrastructure funding in the works, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is looking at the lack of broadband technology in Native communities.
Tribal Historic Preservation Officers
Seven new tribal historic preservation agreements were completed and signed with tribes in seven states in 2021.
Grand Canyon Bison
A planned hunt of bison in the Grand Canyon appears to be moving forward despite last-minute pleas to relocate the animals to safety.
Eric Descheenie
For opponents of Native mascots, 2021 has been a banner year. Except in Arizona.
goldkingminespill
Toxic sludge from the Gold King Mine created an environmental disaster for hundreds of miles downstream, including parts of the Navajo Nation.
Native American Bank
A financial institution established by famed Native banker and activist Elouise Cobell is celebrating a significant investment.
scip
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is hosting an oversight hearing titled, “Environmental Justice in Indigenous Communities.”
ihs
The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.
southernutetribe
A strain of COVID-19 that has begun spreading rapidly in California has now been found on the Southern Ute Reservation in Colorado.
rosebudsioux
Initially the death and suffering driven by the COVID-19 virus seemed far away from the Plains of South Dakota.
elizabethcooklynn
Lawlessness on Indian lands, corruption of tribal councils and reclaiming of Indian identity. What’s new about that?
amyconeybarrett
Republicans are rushing to confirm a federal judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the U.S. Supreme Court in order to give Donald Trump and their party a win ahead of the hotly contested election.