RECAP: National Congress of American Indians opens winter session (February 16, 2024)The National Congress of American Indians opened its executive council winter session in Washington, D.C.
Witness list and testimony for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing (February 8, 2024)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on five bills.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation holds United States to its promises (September 18, 2023)A top priority throughout my administration has been holding the federal government to its promises to the Cherokee Nation.
‘This is a hard bill’: Republicans cut back on federal funding (July 19, 2023)Republicans are making no excuses when it comes to cutting back funding for the federal government. How is Indian Country affected?
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.
Roselyn Tso: Indian Health Service takes pride in our contributions (November 2, 2022)I am proud of the important work we do daily at the Indian Health Service.
‘It’s time to turn the page’: Roselyn Tso promises new era at Indian Health Service (September 28, 2022)Roselyn Tso delivers remarks after being sworn in as the new director of the Indian Health Service.
‘A history in the making’: First Navajo Nation citizen leads Indian Health Service (September 27, 2022)Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez congratulates Roselyn Tso on becoming the next director of the Indian Health Service.
‘We just need to be safe’: Monkeypox vaccine rolls out in Indian Country (August 23, 2022)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.
Cronkite News: Mental health hotline now taking calls at 988 (July 26, 2022)Among racial and ethnic groups, Native people face the highest rates of suicide in the United States.
‘You promised us that you would honor the treaties’ (July 12, 2022)A hiring dispute at the Indian Health Service is being brought to the attention of President Joe Biden.
Indian Health Service nominee up for business meeting (July 12, 2022)President Biden’s pick to lead the Indian Health Service is slowly but surely moving through the confirmation process on Capitol Hill.
Indian Health Service nominee up for confirmation hearing (May 24, 2022)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.
Biden administration releases fiscal year 2023 budget request (March 28, 2022)It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.
Omnibus federal funding bill moving forward in Congress (March 9, 2022)The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
Educator from Saginaw Chippewa Tribe attends State of the Union (March 2, 2022)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.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 18, 2022)The countdown to NAFOA’s 40th Annual Conference is on!
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court takes action in COVID-19 vaccine cases (January 14, 2022)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 finalizes rule for Buy Indian Act (January 13, 2022)The Indian Health Service is expanding opportunities for Indian-owned businesses with a new rule for the Buy Indian Act.
Great Plains Tribes: Indian health care is a treaty right (December 20, 2021)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.
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