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.
Few states make the grade when it comes to tribal inclusion in voting maps (October 12, 2023)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.
Native America Calling: Troubling trends: government shutdown and COVID-19 (September 26, 2023)A coalition of tribal organizations is warning about the potential damage of a federal government shutdown to tribal citizens.
Tom Cole: Mental health must be our nation’s priority (September 25, 2023)Our country must address the mental health crisis and improve access to suicide and crisis intervention services to prevent death and injury from suicide attempts.
Native America Calling: Holes in the food safety net (September 6, 2023)Native families have been hit hardest by a loss in funds for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as SNAP.
Native America Calling: Big changes ahead for Native Medicaid recipients (August 29, 2023)It’s called the “Unwinding.” Native people will be losing Medicaid coverage, as a pandemic-era safety net is expiring.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation continues path of progress (August 14, 2023)For the past four years, I have been honored to serve as Principal Chief of the great Cherokee Nation.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 30, 2023)NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.
U.S. Supreme Court adds more Indian Country cases to docket (January 24, 2023)Indian Country is gearing up for another round of big cases at the nation’s highest court, with water rights and tribal sovereignty on the line.
National Congress of American Indians puts prized property on the market (December 8, 2022)The Embassy of Tribal Nations, the home of the National Congress of American Indians, is on the market.
Native America Calling: Native issues that matter (December 8, 2022)ICYMI: Catch up on some interesting and engaging topics that are important to Native people.
Kaiser Health News: Blackfeet Nation joins lawsuit to protect COVID-19 mandates (November 29, 2022)A dispute over who can exercise jurisdiction over COVID-19 policies on the Blackfeet Nation is in federal court.
‘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.
People’s World: Cherokee Indian Fair returns after COVID-19 hiatus (November 3, 2022)The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians held its 110th Cherokee Indian Fair after two years of cancellations due to the pandemic.
Roselyn Tso: Indian Health Service takes pride in our contributions (November 2, 2022)I am proud of the important work we do daily at the Indian Health Service.
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.
White House announces 2022 Tribal Nations Summit (October 26, 2022)The 2022 White House Tribal Nations Summit will be hosted at the Department of the Interior on November 30 and December 1.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 17, 2022)Need to reach the community? Share with us for a spot in a future newsletter.
Native America Calling: Tribal leaders of the pandemic (October 6, 2022)The COVID-19 pandemic challenged every tribal leader to keep their citizens safe.
‘Huge loss for the world’: Lakota cultural bearer Kevin Locke passes on (October 5, 2022)Kevin Locke — renowned hoop dancer, flute player and educator of Lakota language and culture — passed away suddenly at the age of 68.
Native America Calling: Back to the office (October 3, 2022)If you haven’t been summoned back to the office after the pandemic disruption, you likely will soon.
‘A history in the making’: First Navajo Nation citizen leads Indian Health Service (September 27, 2022)Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez congratulates Roselyn Tso on becoming the next director of the Indian Health Service.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation supports our artists (September 26, 2022)To ensure that Cherokee culture remains strong and vibrant far into the future, we need to get behind our artists today.
Indian Health Service finally lands a permanent leader in Roselyn Tso (September 22, 2022)For the first time in nearly two years, the Indian Health Service has a permanent leader.
‘Just a terrific week’: Native women break new ground in nation’s capital (September 15, 2022)It’s been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government.
‘We just need to be safe’: Monkeypox vaccine rolls out in Indian Country (August 23, 2022)The Navajo Nation is receiving its first doses of the Monkeypox vaccine as experts and providers in Indian Country respond to the latest public health threat.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (August 15, 2022)NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation offers relief for farmers and ranchers (August 15, 2022)We have a responsibility to step up for our farmers and ranchers in their time of need.
Indian gaming revenues hit record $39 billion despite COVID-19 (August 10, 2022)The tribal casino industry has rebounded dramatically despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, with revenues reaching a record high.
Native America Calling: Housing security in the Arctic (August 10, 2022)A film crew follows an Inuit and Gwich’in hunter as he builds a traditional Inuvialuit log cabin off the grid.
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