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Lauren Boebert on Native America Calling
If Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) gets her way, she will be the next Secretary of the Interior.
Winnebago Tribe
A federal judge is weighing a decision that the Winnebago Tribe hopes will set a strong precedent at one of the most infamous Indian boarding schools in the nation.
Ketchikan, Alaska
Three members of a family with multi-state and international connections have been sentenced for selling over $1 million in fake Alaska Native goods.
Native American Women Warriors
For the first time in the history of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, the multi-day celebration in the nation’s capital focuses entirely on Indigenous peoples.
Deb Haaland
Secretary of the Deb Haaland delivers remarks at the opening of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 26, 2024.
Candi Brings Plenty
A chaotic and heated scene played out in the nation’s capital as a Native activist advocated for tribal sovereignty on the steps of the highest court in the land.
'The Road to Healing'
Applause broke out on Capitol Hill with the advancement of a bipartisan bill that will finally help address the harmful legacy of the Indian boarding school era.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe 26th Annual Powwow
“Each year, Pow Wow strengthens the bonds within our community and among our guests from afar,” said Chairman Marshall Pierite.
National Congress of American Indians
The National Congress of American Indians opened its executive council winter session in Washington, D.C.
Mark Macarro
Tribal nations are seeing themselves represented more than ever before, but they still need to make their voices heard at the ballot box, the leader of the National Congress of American Indians said.
Deb Haaland
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addresses the National Congress of American Indians.
Deb Haaland
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland delivers remarks about tribal sovereignty and Native women’s safety.
Haskell Indian Nations University
Haskell Indian Nations University will offer a new business degree program under a partnership with the Native American Agriculture Fund.
Thacker Pass
Tribal communities are on the frontlines of a push to create new, domestic sources for lithium.
Deb Haaland
After 10 years and more than $1.6 billion put in the hands of Indian Country, a successful program that was designed to address a harmful era in federal policy has finally come to a close.
San Pedro Valley
The Biden administration’s renewable energy agenda is being tested in court with a lawsuit from tribes opposed to a $4 billion development that runs through their homelands.
Phoenix Indian Boarding School
A national oral history project aims to document the experiences of Indigenous children who attended federal boarding schools.
Joe Biden
President Joe Biden is vowing to strengthen relationships with tribal nations and advance tribal sovereignty and self-determination.
Deb Haaland
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland delivers remarks at the White House Tribal Nations Summit on December 6, 2023.
Deb Haaland
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland delivers remarks at the opening of the third annual White House Tribal Nations Summit.
Coquille Tribe
The Biden administration is promising to make it easier for tribes to restore their homelands and for one Indian nation in the Pacific Northwest, the initiative couldn’t come soon enough.
Deb Haaland
President Joe Biden is hosting the White House Tribal Nations Summit this week but a key member of his team won’t be there in person.
Not One More: Findings and Recommendations of the Not Invisible Act Commission
A national commission of federal and tribal experts is calling for a “Decade of Action and Healing” to help address the crisis of missing, murdered and trafficked people in Indian Country.
Joe Biden
President Joe Biden has another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the third of his administration.
“What we need is real action. And that means boots on the ground, and that means real money to address this crisis,” said MMIW advocate Justine Rufus.
Fawn Sharp
Indian Country is on high alert as the U.S. government prepares for a possible shutdown, the first of its kind in more than three years.
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.
Santa Fe Indian Market
The organization that puts on the largest juried Indian art market in the world continues to face criticism on social media after thanking a sponsor of the popular event.
Santa Fe Indian Market
The Indian Arts and Crafts Board, the federal agency charged with protecting and promoting authentic Native art, is welcoming a new member.
"The Soil You See by Wendy Red Star"
An artist from the Crow Tribe is making history with a groundbreaking exhibition in the nation’s capital.
Deb Haaland
A Republican lawmaker who was unable to derail Deb Haaland’s historic rise to Secretary of the Interior had somewhat of a meltdown as he came face-to-face with the Native woman trailblazer.
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.
Brian Schatz
Efforts to strengthen and improve the Indian Arts and Crafts Act are coming amid criminal cases and renewed claims to Native identities.
Private and public lands are slowly being returned to the care of Native peoples across the country.
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.
Bruce Westerman
A key Congressional committee is finally getting to work, with Republicans pursuing a new agenda for Indian Country and beyond.
U.S. Supreme Court
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.
White House Tribal Nations Summit Day 1
The Department of the Interior hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 30, 2022.
Joe Biden and Deb Haaland
The 2022 White House Tribal Nations Summit will be hosted at the Department of the Interior on November 30 and December 1.
Markwayne Mullin
Markwayne Mullin is poised to make history as the first tribal citizen in the U.S. Senate in nearly two decades but not all Native voters are happy.