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Cronkite News: Senate committee looks at water in Indian Country (September 28, 2023)The Navajo Nation Council is 100 years old this year – and the Navajo Nation’s fight for water access has been going on for at least that long.
NAFOA in transition with departure of executive director (June 2, 2023)The largest finance organization in Indian Country is undergoing change with the exit of its executive director, who was on the job for less than two years.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation continues to rebuild its economy (April 24, 2023)The growth and prosperity of Cherokee Nation are an example of history repeating itself.
White Earth Nation responds to verdict in sexual harassment case (April 11, 2023)The White Earth Nation says it is developing an ethics code after hearing a “litany of concerns” about a prominent figure who has benefited from the tribe’s name for more than three decades.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (February 13, 2023)Uplifting voices and opportunities from our community members and partners.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (February 6, 2023)Our “5 Things” Newsletter gives you the info you need to start your week well!
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.
Native America Calling: The importance of tribal museums (December 1, 2022)Tribal museums offer a Native voice for Native history and bring the promise of economic development.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 28, 2022)Post-long weekend productivity hack: Grab a coffee and read this newsletter.
Tribal youth get a taste of food sovereignty at White House gathering (November 15, 2022)Dozens of young Native people flocked to the nation’s capital for the return of the White House Tribal Youth Forum, where they saw food sovereignty in action.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 7, 2022)Happy Native American Heritage Month! Have an event to share? Let us know!
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.
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.
‘The Pretendians’ documentary from Canada tackles hot topic (September 30, 2022)A new documentary tackles a topic that continues to generate controversy. Why are so many people claiming to be Indian?
Native America Calling: Tribes respond to Biden’s clean energy challenge (September 28, 2022)Some tribes are already finding economic opportunities with clean energy.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (September 19, 2022)Only 2 weeks left until #NAFOAFall22 at the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation!
Oneida Nation set to join cannabis industry (September 19, 2022)The Oneida Nation is the latest in Indian Country to join the cannabis industry.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (August 29, 2022)NAFOA works to provide advocacy and resources for all of Indian Country.
Native America Calling: How the Inflation Reduction Act helps Earth (August 23, 2022)The newly-signed Inflation Reduction Act brings millions of dollars in new investments for tribal nations.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (August 22, 2022)NAFOA looks out for our community — help us grow by forwarding this newsletter!
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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (July 11, 2022)Have news or events to share? Contribute to the 5 Things Newsletter!
Native America Calling: The Native co-op business model (July 7, 2022)From reservation energy utilities to farm stands, co-ops bring both financial and social benefits for Native business.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (July 5, 2022)It may be summer but NAFOA works hard year-round to support tribes.
Montana Free Press: Tribes hit with marijuana grow limits (June 30, 2022)Tribes that want to start cultivating cannabis in Montana already face restrictions imposed by a state agency.
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