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National Congress of American Indian draws huge crowd for annual convention (November 16, 2023)The nation’s largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is at a major crossroads as it celebrates a milestone anniversary.
Native America Calling: When to know it’s time to re-brand (November 14, 2023)After reaching out to Cherokee leaders and citizens, the museum on the home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians re-launched with a new name and purpose.
National Congress of American Indians kicks off milestone convention (November 13, 2023)The nation’s largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is marking a milestone event with an election of new leaders and debate on a controversial issue.
Native America Calling: Tribal traditions and the eclipse (October 13, 2023)Join Native America Calling to shine a light on some of the tribal traditions surrounding the partial solar eclipse.
H.R.548 – Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act (February 14, 2023)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.548, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act, on February 6, 2023.
Republican-controlled House set to approve first Indian Country bills (February 6, 2023)The 118th Congress is finally underway and Indian Country bills are among the first to advance in a new political atmosphere on Capitol Hill.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 17, 2023)Uplifting voices and opportunities from our community members and partners.
Native America Calling: Culture, athleticism and stickball (January 2, 2023)Stickball is the older, rougher cousin of lacrosse, developed many centuries ago as both a game and a training exercise.
Native America Calling: Saving and healing forests (November 14, 2022)Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce speaks with tribal forestry directors about working with government agencies and the threats facing forests.
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.
Southwestern Association for Indian Arts loses executive director (October 19, 2022)Kim Peone (Colville/Eastern Cherokee) served as executive director of SWAIA for 2 1/2 years.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation celebrates historic act of unity (July 25, 2022)Whatever our disagreements may be today, nothing compares to what divided the Cherokee people 183 years ago.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting and Legislative Hearing (November 17, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets to consider pending legislation and receive testimony on four bills.
H.R.2088 – Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act (November 2, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2088, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act, on November 1, 2021.
Indian Country bills set for passage in U.S. House of Representatives (November 1, 2021)Seven Indian Country bills, affecting tribal homelands, federal recognition and urban Indians, are slated for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives
Catawba Nation set for debut of long-awaited casino (June 29, 2021)The Catawba Nation is finally welcoming visitors to its gaming facility in North Carolina.
Chuck Hoskin: Leaders of Cherokee tribes gather in unity (June 21, 2021)When Cherokee people come together, great things happen.
Catawba Nation hails ‘great news’ for long-awaited gaming facility (March 25, 2021)The Catawba Nation is on track to open a casino in North Carolina in the fall of 2021.
Indian Country Today: Native voters play role in key Senate races (November 3, 2020)With the control of the U.S. Senate at stake, Native voters are playing a pivotal role in important races in North Carolina, Arizona, Montana and Alaska.
Supreme Court opens new session amid COVID-19 and controversy (October 6, 2020)Amid growing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court opened its latest term as Republicans remain intent on confirming a conservative judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the nation’s highest judicial body.
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