Native America Calling: The 2023 Indigenous MacArthur Fellows (November 29, 2023)This year’s class of MacArthur Fellows includes three creative leaders from Native America.
Canadian documentary focuses on ‘Icon’ who based career on Native identity (October 25, 2023)A Canadian news documentary focuses on the Native identity claims of one of the most celebrated performers in entertainment history.
Native America Calling: Native domestic violence spotlight (October 11, 2023)October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s also the 29th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act.
Report confirms slow progress on repatriation of ancestors and sacred items (October 10, 2023)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.
Native America Calling: Native climate warriors turn to the courts (October 10, 2023)Young climate activists are zeroing in on environmental protections built into a handful of state constitutions as the basis for lawsuits to combat climate change.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on ‘Water as a Trust Resource’ (September 26, 2023)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on water in Native communities on September 27, 2023.
Native America Calling: Maui fire response turns to healing, rebuilding (September 20, 2023)Native America Calling checks in with the rebuilding effort in Hawaii following disastrous fires on Maui.
Native America Calling: Disasters at every turn (August 28, 2023)As the hottest summer on record winds down, join Native America Calling to get an assessment of what Native emergency management officials view as the path ahead.
Native America Calling: The death of Captain Cook (February 14, 2023)British explorer James Cook’s colonial exploits were often at odds with the Indigenous peoples of the places he visited.
Native America Calling: Native issues that matter (December 8, 2022)ICYMI: Catch up on some interesting and engaging topics that are important to Native people.
Native America Calling: Spooky time stories (October 31, 2022)Halloween cries out like a banshee for scary stories and there are many traditional and modern Native narratives that fit the bill.
Indian Health Service finally lands a permanent leader in Roselyn Tso (September 22, 2022)For the first time in nearly two years, the Indian Health Service has a permanent leader.
Native America Calling: Celebrating the legacy of Edith Kanakaʻole (April 11, 2022)Edith Kanaka’ole was an acclaimed Native Hawaiian composer, chanter, hula dancer and educator.
Progress cited in improving Violence Against Women Act for Indian Country (February 11, 2022)A bill to update the Violence Against Women Act and recognize tribal jurisdiction over additional crimes is finally moving forward in the nation’s capital.
‘Our iwi, our bones are sacred’: Nāpua Greig at NAGPRA hearing (February 2, 2022)Nāpua Greig, a Native Hawaiian musician and educator, offers an opening song at a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs oversight hearing.
Native America Calling: Tourism from a Native Hawaiian perspective (January 25, 2022)Hawaii is a major vacation destination — and that’s a problem, according to Native Hawaiians who are fed up with the relentless invasion of visitors.
Native America Calling: Native filmmakers at Sundance Film Festival (January 21, 2022)The Sundance Film Festival features a wide range of films from Native creators.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 30, 2021)NAFOA looks out for our community — help us grow by forwarding this newsletter!
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts roundtable on economic sovereignty (October 19, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will learn how Native communities are leveraging federal financing to advance economic sovereignty.
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