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Legislative Hearing on H.R.6489, H.R.8942, H.R.8955 & H.R.8956
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs holds a legislative hearing on July 24, 2024.
Investigating how the Biden Administration Ignored Cries for Help from Students at Haskell Indian Nations University
The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development meet for a joint hearing on Haskell Indian Nations University.
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 6489, H.R. 8942, H.R. 8955 & H.R. 8956
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs is taking up four bills at a legislative hearing.
Investigating how the Biden Administration Ignored Cries for Help from Students at Haskell Indian Nations University
The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development are looking into Haskell Indian Nations University.
Native American Women Warriors
Indian Country is set for a busy week in the nation’s capital, coming after the GOP convention and the end of Democratic President Joe Biden’s re-election campaign.
Haskell Indian Nations University
Republican leaders in Congress are investigating numerous allegations of misconduct at Haskell Indian Nations University.
Oversight Hearing 'Examining the President’s FY 2025 Budget Request for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service, and Office of Insular Affairs.'
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “Examining the President’s FY 2025 Budget Request for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service, and Office of Insular Affairs.”
Cody Desautel
Cody Desautel, president of the Intertribal Timber Council and executive director of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, testifies about federal forest management.
House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Legislative Hearing on Discussion Draft of Forest Management Bill
The House Subcommittee on Federal Lands holds a hearing to discuss draft legislation on forest management.
Verlon Jose
Lawmakers wanted to talk about the problems of foreign criminal cartels operating on Indigenous lands, but tribal leaders came to Capitol Hill seeking solutions.
Economic Diversification to Create Prosperous Tribal Economies
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs holds a hearing on “Economic Diversification to Create Prosperous Tribal Economies.”
H.R.2882 - Udall Foundation Reauthorization Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2882, the Udall Foundation Reauthorization Act, on February 5, 2024.
H.R.1240 - Winnebago Land Transfer Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1240, the Winnebago Land Transfer Act, on February 5, 2024.
U.S. Capitol
The U.S. House of Representatives is set to approve two bills of interest in Indian Country.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hosting its first hearing of 2024.
Examining the Opportunities and Challenges of Land Consolidation in Indian Country
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs holds an oversight hearing on January 30, 2024.
Deb Haaland
After 10 years and more than $1.6 billion put in the hands of Indian Country, a successful program that was designed to address a harmful era in federal policy has finally come to a close.
U.S. Capitol
A Republican-led bill to ensure tribal identification cards can be used to purchase guns is moving forward despite little debate.
U.S. Capitol
The House Committee on Natural Resources is hosting a markup to advance two bills of interest 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.
NAFOA
We’re already looking forward to the next conference. Be sure to save the date!
'Free Peltier Now'
Nearly three dozens members of the U.S. Congress are calling on President Joe Biden to release American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier from prison.
NAFOA
It’s #NAFOAFall23 Week! More than 800 tribal leaders, financial professionals, and industry experts are in attendance in Arizona.
Eugene Peltola Moment of Silence

The House Committee on Natural Resources observes a moment of silence for Eugene “Buzzy” Peltola, the late spouse of Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska).

H.R.663 - Native American Child Protection Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.663, the Native American Child Protection Act, on September 18, 2023.
H.R.3371 - Wounded Knee Massacre Memorial and Sacred Site Act
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.3371, the Wounded Knee Massacre Memorial and Sacred Site Act, on September 18, 2023.
Bruce Westerman and Raul Grijalva
Bipartisanship seemed to be on rare display on Capitol Hill as lawmakers advanced a trio of bills benefiting Indian Country.
Deb Haaland
A Republican lawmaker who was unable to derail Deb Haaland’s historic rise to Secretary of the Interior had somewhat of a meltdown as he came face-to-face with the Native woman trailblazer.
Senate Committee on Indian aAffairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding a business meeting as the 117th Congress enters its final stretch.
Gabe Vasquez
The Native contingent in the U.S. House of Representatives will be down by one come the next session of the U.S. Congress.
NAFOA
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Bryan Newland and Fawn Sharp
Tribal leaders urged lawmakers to pass a package of bills that would protect cultural and sacred sites on public lands.
U.S. Supreme Court
A decision from the nation’s highest court opens tribal lands to state jurisdiction — even though tribes have not consented to the imposition.
House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States - Examining Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: The Implications of the Supreme Court's Ruling on Tribal Sovereignty
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a hearing to examine the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court on tribal sovereignty.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R. 6032, H.R. 6964, H.R. 7581 [Discussion Draft ANS], H.R. 8115, H.R. 8286, H.R. 8380, and H.R. 8387
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States meets for a legislative hearing on September 14, 2022.
Mary Peltola
Mary Peltola is making history as the first Alaska Native to serve in the U.S. Congress following a special — and unique — election in which the Democratic candidate defeated two Republicans.
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.
House Committee on Natural Resources markup of H.R.2021, the Environmental Justice For All Act
The House Committee on Natural Resources meets for a markup on H.R.2021, the Environmental Justice For All Act.
Damon Clarke
Getting access to Colorado River water is “the only feasible solution” for the Hualapai Tribe, Chairman Damon Clarke said.
Melanie Stansbury
“Congress must consult with our tribal nations to find a meaningful path forward,” said Rep. Melanie Stansbury (D-New Mexico), a member of the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.