Lac Courte Oreilles Band reports rise in gang activity among youth (October 9, 2023)The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is adopting a no tolerance policy amid a reported rise in gang activity among youth.
Family of activist Jacob Johns releases statement about shooting (October 4, 2023)A Native activist is hospitalized in critical but stable condition following a near deadly shooting that has attracted worldwide attention.
Native America Calling: Worries rise over latest violence at protests (October 3, 2023)Join Native America Calling to hear from activists about the growing challenges to peaceful protests over racial issues.
Native America Calling: The scope of the massive Arizona Medicaid scam expands (September 22, 2023)Join Native America Calling to find out the latest on the efforts to help the Native people harmed by a massive Medicaid scam in Arizona.
Criminal charges announced in Indigenous identity fraud case (September 21, 2023)Criminal charges have been laid against three family members who lied about being indigenous for personal and monetary gain.
Self-proclaimed Native Republican sentenced to prison for U.S. Capitol attack (September 14, 2023)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.
‘He’s my brother’: Suzan Harjo at White House Rally for Leonard Peltier (September 12, 2023)Suzan Harjo, a citizen of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, speaks at a rally in support of imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
‘We are still here’: Holly Cook Macarro at White House Rally for Leonard Peltier (September 12, 2023)Holly Cook Macarro, a citizen of the Red Lake Nation, speaks at a rally in support of imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
‘Free Leonard Now’: Fawn Sharp at White House Rally for Leonard Peltier (September 12, 2023)Fawn Sharp, the president of the National Congress of American Indians, speaks at a rally in support of imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
Former Indian housing leader lands in jail on Navajo Nation (July 7, 2023)A once prominent leader in Indian housing was arrested at an event on the Navajo Nation. He’s blaming the tribe’s news president.
Native America Calling: Tribal gun laws (April 19, 2023)As Americans debate gun restrictions amid the mass shooting epidemic, a bill in Congress would make it easier for tribal citizens to acquire guns using only their tribal ID.
Leader of Quapaw Nation resigns amid recall effort (April 17, 2023)The Quapaw Nation will be electing a new chairman following the resignation of Joseph T. Byrd from the tribe’s top executive post.
Native America Calling: The hope for Leonard Peltier (February 15, 2023)As Leonard Peltier enters his 48th year behind bars, his supporters and legal advocates are renewing the push to have him released through whatever means.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Women denied right to safety with court decision (February 14, 2023)“Decades worth of legislation designed to protect women are being overturned by judges appointed by conservative politicians with an agenda that does not align with the vast majority of Americans,” said CEO Lori Jump of StrongHearts Native Helpline.
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 forensics: the science of justice (December 6, 2022)Crimes involving Native people and renewed scrutiny of past boarding school practices highlight the importance of Native forensic professionals.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting and hearing (November 14, 2022)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after a lengthy absence.
Cronkite News: U.S. Supreme Court ruling a ‘real threat’ to tribal sovereignty (September 21, 2022)A decision from the nation’s highest court opens tribal lands to state jurisdiction — even though tribes have not consented to the imposition.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Honoring a true Mohawk patriot (September 19, 2022)Richard Thasriwasatse Oakes changed our culture, our politics, our economies.
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.
Albert Bender: Anti-Indian sovereignty from the nation’s highest court (September 8, 2022)Tribal nations must be prepared to combat this judicial onslaught—and any more to come—from the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative anti-Native agenda.
117th 2020 alaska alaska native arizona bia california cherokee chuck hoskin coronavirus crime cronkite news dc deb haaland democrats doi donald trump economic development elections employment house ihs joe biden languages media meetings montana native america calling native vote navajo ncai new mexico oklahoma race racism radio republicans scia senate south dakota sovereignty supreme court treaties women youth