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.
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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 27, 2023)Submit your nominations for NAFOA’s 16th Annual Leadership Awards.
Tom Cole: Promoting tribal sovereignty and self-determination in Congress (November 27, 2023)As the longest serving Native American in the U.S. House of Representatives, the privilege and honor it is to represent the interests of tribes in Congress is certainly not lost on me.
Native America Calling: The fight for pre-K education programs (November 15, 2023)As Head Start approaches its 60th year, federal funding for the pre-kindergarten program remains well short of the need in Indian Country and beyond.
Former Navajo Nation president Jonathan Nez launches bid for Congress (October 16, 2023)Jonathan Nez, a former president of the Navajo Nation, is running for Congress in one of the most Native-populated districts in the United States.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation renews commitment to language revitalization (October 16, 2023)Language has always been essential to our culture as Cherokee people, as it serves as the unbroken chain connecting us to our ancestors.
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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (September 18, 2023)The countdown to #NAFOAFall23 is on!
Diabetes program for Indian Country set to lose funds again (September 14, 2023)The Special Diabetes Program for Indians is about to run out of money, again, despite helping address high rates of the disease.
SCOTUSblog: A ‘simple’ Indian law case before the U.S. Supreme Court (April 24, 2023)The case is one of the simplest the justices will hear this year, because it involves no constitutional questions and, in truth, only the interpretation of a single phrase of a single statutory provision.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to protect our artists (April 10, 2023)For too many generations, citizens of tribal nations around the country, including Cherokee Nation citizens, saw their language, their culture and their artistic expression suppressed and eroded by policies of the United States.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation welcomes investments in Native languages (January 17, 2023)The Cherokee language is a bedrock of our strength as a tribe.
Shannon Holsey: U.S. must honor treaty promises to tribal nations (December 6, 2022)When the U.S. government keeps its treaty promises to one tribe, it is good for all tribes.
Harold Frazier: Nation-to-nation policy must be law of the land (November 30, 2022)Native Sovereign Nations are prior sovereigns, embodying the inalienable and inherent rights of Native Peoples bestowed by our Creator.
‘Long overdue’: Senate passes bill for Native veterans organization (November 21, 2022)A bipartisan bill to advance the work of a Native veterans organization is inching toward final passage as the 117th Congress winds down.
Native veterans dedicate long-overdue memorial in nation’s capital (November 11, 2022)It’s a rainy day in the nation’s capital for the formal dedication of the National Native American Veterans Memorial.
Aaron Payment: It’s time for a tribal delegate in the U.S. Congress (October 19, 2022)We have American Indians and Alaska Natives in Congress but what we don’t have is a voice to speak to our unique interests.
Native America Calling: Osage disestablishment (September 19, 2022)Just as courts are working through jurisdictional boundaries for the other tribes, the Osage Nation is facing an erosion of its sovereignty.
Biden administration hosts listening sessions on U.S. Supreme Court decision (September 15, 2022)The Biden administration is hosting two listening sessions to hear from tribes about a controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Cronkite News: Fight over copper mine at sacred Apache site continues (August 15, 2022)A long-running political, legal and environmental dispute over a copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona shows no signs of ending anytime soon.
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.
Biden administration releases fiscal year 2023 budget request (March 28, 2022)It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.
‘Auntie Deb’ discusses representation at SXSW conference (March 17, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, discussed equity and inclusion at the SXSW conference.
Leader of Navajo Nation Washington Office bids farewell (March 15, 2022)Santee Lewis, the executive director of the Navajo Nation Washington Office, announced her departure after three years on the job.
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