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Winnebago Tribe
A federal judge is weighing a decision that the Winnebago Tribe hopes will set a strong precedent at one of the most infamous Indian boarding schools in the nation.
Tempe, Arizona
“Just because a scientist says something doesn’t mean it’s true,” a first-term Republican lawmaker said.
Tom Cole
From the mid-seventeenth century till the early twentieth century, Indian boarding schools were used as a tool to assimilate Native children away from their rich culture.
Arlington National Cemetery
Elements of a memorial that depict African Americans in a negative manner will remain out of public view despite a vote by Republican lawmakers.
Phoenix Indian School
A bill to create a Truth and Healing Commission on Indian boarding schools is moving forward in Congress.
Nevada Test Site
A federal program to compensate people exposed to fallout from U.S. nuclear testing expired, leaving countless Navajo Nation residents in limbo.
NAFOA
Your latest news on tribal finance and economic development.
Haskell Indian Nations University
Republican leaders in Congress are investigating numerous allegations of misconduct at Haskell Indian Nations University.
Legislative Hearing on H.R.1208 & H.R.6180
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs holds a legislative hearing on June 26, 2024.
H.R.1240, Winnebago Land Transfer Act
The U.S. Senate considers H.R.1240, the Winnebago Land Transfer Act, on June 20, 2024.
'The Road to Healing'
Applause broke out on Capitol Hill with the advancement of a bipartisan bill that will finally help address the harmful legacy of the Indian boarding school era.
H.R.7227, the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act of 2024
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce considers H.R.7227, the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act, at a markup session.
Theodore Roosevelt School
Teachers have been in short supply across Arizona. Nowhere is that felt more than at schools run by tribes and the federal government.
Tom Cole
Join Native America Calling to get perspectives from some notable Native Republicans about what they see the party does for their Native constituents.
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.”
House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 2, Afternoon Session
Over two days of hearings, the House Committee on Appropriations heard from dozens of Indian Country leaders who testified about their funding needs.
House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 2, Morning Session
The House Committee on Appropriations heard from dozens of Indian Country leaders who testified about their funding needs.
NAFOA
Join us in welcoming Rodney Butler as NAFOA’s new Board President!
House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 1, Afternoon Session
The House Committee on Appropriations is hearing from dozens of Indian Country leaders who are testifying about their funding needs.
House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 1, Morning Session
The House Committee on Appropriations is hearing from dozens of Indian Country leaders who are testifying about their funding needs.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting to consider S. 616, S. 2868, S. 3022, H.R. 1240, S. 2796
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a business meeting on May 1, 2024.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting to consider S. 616, S. 2868, S. 3022, H.R. 1240, S. 2796
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a business meeting on May 1, 2024.
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.
Early Ballots
The famed criminal known as “QAnon Shaman” will not be going back to Washington, for now — at least not in any official capacity.
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.
TikTok
Lawmakers from both parties are supporting — and opposing — a bill that would ban TikTok unless the social media app is sold to a non-foreign owner.
Joe Biden
President Joe Biden delivered a combative State of the Union that laid out his achievements and baited Republicans for not doing more.
U.S. Capitol
Since the start of the 118th Congress, only 40 bills have passed both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.
Frank Pallone
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-New Jersey) addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2024.
Hakeem Jeffries
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-New York) addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2024.
Betty McCollum
Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota) addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2024.
Mary Peltola
Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2024.
Sharice Davids
Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kansas) addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2024.
Shadow Wolf
Border encounters plunged from record highs of more than 300,000 in December 2023 to 176,205 in January 2024, a decline of 42 percent.
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.”
Mark Macarro
Tribal nations are seeing themselves represented more than ever before, but they still need to make their voices heard at the ballot box, the leader of the National Congress of American Indians said.
Border Screening
The Republican Speaker of the House said the bill is “dead on arrival” even before seeing it.
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.