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Cameron, Arizona
In 2020, more than 18% of people on tribal lands lacked access to broadband, compared with about 4% in non-tribal areas.
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.
Verlon Jose
The leader of the Tohono O’odham said construction of a border wall on his tribe’s territory has caused irreversible damage.
NAGPRA
It’s been more than 30 years since the passage of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and federal agencies and museums are still far behind in complying with NAGPRA.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Roundtable discussion titled “Promoting and Supporting Tribal Access to Spectrum and Related Benefits in Native Communities"
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a roundtable to address spectrum access for Native communities.
Chuck Hoskin and Lewis Johnson
The Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, Muscogee Nation and Seminole Nation signed treaties that include provisions addressing formerly enslaved persons in their territories.
Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Bureau of Indian Education
A joint hearing titled “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Bureau of Indian Education” takes place on June 28, 2022.
NAFOA
NAFOA values our community—thank you for being a part of it.
Cherokee Nation
Tribal leaders are hopeful for more economic development opportunities through long-overdue updates to the Buy Indian Act.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing “The Long Journey Home: Advancing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’s Promise After 30 Years of Practice”
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts an oversight hearing titled “The Long Journey Home: Advancing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’s Promise After 30 Years of Practice.”
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing “The Long Journey Home: Advancing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’s Promise After 30 Years of Practice”
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts an oversight hearing titled “The Long Journey Home: Advancing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’s Promise After 30 Years of Practice.”
Effigy Mounds National Monument
The Biden administration is taking greater steps to enforce the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, more than 30 years after the law went on the books.
Navajo Nation
Many tribal nations did not have the broadband access needed to apply for the funding that would let them improve broadband access, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs was told.
Christine Benally
Every day that Christine Benally looks out of the window of her home, she’s reminded of how the federal government failed to protect her child.
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Alaska Native corporations will finally be able to receive COVID-19 funds after the nation’s highest court ruled in their favor in one of the most heated Indian law and policy disputes in decades.
pyramidlakeschool
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is once again taking a look at how COVID-19 has impacted American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.
safeihs
The Indian Health Service announced a hotline to accept reports of suspected child or sexual abuse following controversy involving a pediatrician who was convicted of crimes against young patients.
muralnet
The Federal Communications Commission has granted broadband spectrum licenses to tribes in what FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called “a major step forward in our efforts to close the digital divide on Tribal lands.”
hnrc
Thanks to the Trump administration, oil and gas drillers, as well as mining companies, are getting a break on royalties during the COVID-19 pandemic.
montanaacaindiancountry
Advocates says continuance of the Affordable Care Act is vital to the health of tribes in Montana.