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National Congress of American Indians
The National Congress of American Indians opened its executive council winter session in Washington, D.C.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on five bills.
StrongHearts Native Helpline
On the cusp of its seven-year anniversary, StrongHearts Native Helpline is building partnerships and gaining support from grants awarded to sustain culturally appropriate support and advocacy for Native people.
Patina Wellness Center
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the federal government continues to shortchange tribes when it comes to funding health care contracts.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
The White House Tribal Nations Summit is a testament to our government-to-government relationship with the United States.
Patina Wellness Center
For the past six months, the nation has been undergoing an “unwinding,” as millions of Americans who were enrolled in Medicaid during COVID-19 are being disenrolled.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
A top priority throughout my administration has been holding the federal government to its promises to the Cherokee Nation.
U.S. Capitol
Republicans are making no excuses when it comes to cutting back funding for the federal government. How is Indian Country affected?
Roselyn Tso
After years of work, tribes finally achieved a historic first for the Indian Health Service. But Republicans are already ripping apart the funding agreement.
White House Tribal Youth Forum
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.
Indian Health Service
I am proud of the important work we do daily at the Indian Health Service.
Xavier Becerra, Roselyn Tso and Jonathan Nez
Roselyn Tso delivers remarks after being sworn in as the new director of the Indian Health Service.
Roselyn Tso and Jonathan Nez
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez congratulates Roselyn Tso on becoming the next director of the Indian Health Service.
Jonathan Nez
The Navajo Nation is receiving its first doses of the Monkeypox vaccine as experts and providers in Indian Country respond to the latest public health threat.
House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.5549, the Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act
The House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on H.R.5549, the Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act.
'You Matter'
Among racial and ethnic groups, Native people face the highest rates of suicide in the United States.
Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 4104, S. 4439 & H.R. 5221
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a legislative hearing on three bills on July 20, 2022.
Harold Frazier
A hiring dispute at the Indian Health Service is being brought to the attention of President Joe Biden.
Roselyn Tso
President Biden’s pick to lead the Indian Health Service is slowly but surely moving through the confirmation process on Capitol Hill.
Hoċokata Ti
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is going back on the road this week with a field hearing hosted by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.
House Committee on Appropriations Fiscal Year 2023 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Bill
The House Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, part of the Committee on Appropriations, begins markup of a key Indian Country funding bill.
Vivek Murthy
Doctors, nurses and other health care workers across the country have reached crisis levels of burnout, prompting the U.S. surgeon general to urge employers to review workloads and take further steps to address well-being.
St. Mary's, Alaska
With over $13 billion on the table, the Biden administration is making sure tribes get access to historic levels of funding for infrastructure in Indian Country.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Tribal Playbook
The White House hosts a press call to announce the release of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Tribal Playbook.
Nomination Hearing to consider Roselyn Tso to be Director of the Indian Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets to consider the nomination of Roselyn Tso to be director of the Indian Health Service.
Dilkon Medical Center
With his administration sounding the alarm on health worker burnout, President Biden’s pick to lead the Indian Health Service is up for a long-awaited confirmation hearing.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on “Setting New Foundations: Implementing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for Native Communities.”
Joe Biden and Deb Haaland
It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 1397, S. 3168, S. 3308, S. 3443, S. 3773 & S. 3789
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a legislative hearing on six bills on March 23, 2022.
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate
Joe Biden is a man of vision — he is working to “Restore the Soul of America.”
Jill Jim, Roselyn Tso, Jonathan Nez
The federal agency charged with providing health care to more than 2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives has gone without a permanent leader for six of the last seven years.
Native Women in Red Shawls
The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
Lisa Murkowski and Brian Schatz
With funding for Indian Country programs set to run out unless Congress acts, developments are fast-moving on Capitol Hill.
Melissa Isaac
Melissa Isaac, a citizen of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, made waves as a guest of First Lady Dr. Jill Biden at the State of the Union.
Elizabeth Fowler
It’s been a year since Joe Biden took office as president of the United States and he has yet to name a permanent leader of the Indian Health Service.
NAFOA
The countdown to NAFOA’s 40th Annual Conference is on!
U.S. Supreme Court
With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high, the U.S. Supreme Court put the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers on hold, while litigation continues over its legality.
Indian Health Service Buy Indian Act
The Indian Health Service is expanding opportunities for Indian-owned businesses with a new rule for the Buy Indian Act.
Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Association
“We thank President Biden for standing behind his policy to honor our Nation-to-Nation Relations,” said President Scott Herman of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
Harold Frazier
With all due respect, we call upon the Biden administration to honor the U.S. Court of Appeals decision in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States.