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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.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on five bills.
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.
First Beach on Quileute Reservation
Tribes are getting their applications in for funds from the second round of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program.
U.S. Supreme Court
“There is now a playbook where the authority is going to continue to be whittled away,” a state prosecutor said of new restrictions on prosecutorial discretion.
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.
Hoskie Benally, Jr.
Hoskie Benally, Jr., a citizen of the Navajo Nation, has been named to the National Council on Disability by President Joe Biden.
Alaskan Inuit Food Sovereignty Summit
Today on Native America Calling, Andi Murphy hosts the Indigenous food show The Menu.
Lance Foster
The Iowa Tribe has reclaimed 400 acres of ancestral territory. Learn more from Vice Chairman Lance Foster on Reconciliation Rising.
Effigy Mounds National Monument
The Biden administration is taking greater steps to enforce the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, more than 30 years after the law went on the books.
Indian Child Welfare Act
Tribes and their advocates are studying ways to strengthen state laws as the Indian Child Welfare Act remains in limbo in the courts.
Sunshine Suzanne Sykes
President Joe Biden continues to make history with his judicial nominations, announcing another Native woman to serve on the federal bench.
March for Lost Children
Native children continue to be overrepresented in state foster care systems, taken from their homes at high rates.
Larry Wright Jr.
“I’m looking at this as an opportunity for growth for me,” Larry Wright Jr. said after stepping down as chair of the Ponca Tribe.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts a legislative hearing on October 5, 2021.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a legislative hearing.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
Nine Lakota children began their last morning away from their homelands at the base of a bluff overlooking the Missouri River.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts prayer services in Sioux City, Iowa, for the return of nine Lakota students who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
Sicangu Youth Council / Tokala Mentors
After a long process driven by youth, nine Lakota children who died at one of the most infamous institutions of the Indian boarding school era are finally returning home.
skydancebrewing
Oklahoma’s first Native-owned brewing company, inspired by the recipes of the owner’s father, will open an independent location this summer.
sarahyoungbearbrown
Sarah Young Bear-Brown, a citizen of the Meskwaki Nation, addresses the #ShutDownDAPL​ and #StopLine3​ rally in Washington, D.C.
shutdowndapl
Five years since the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline became a worldwide movement, and four years after tribes and their allies took to the streets of D.C. in protest, Lakota youth returned to the nation’s capital.
Ho Chunk Inc. Multi-family Investment Properties.
The latest feather in the cap of a thriving tribal corporation is an eclectic collection of historic buildings in one of the largest cities in the region.
nativenationsrise
A federal appeals court won’t stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though the government acted “unlawfully” in approving it.
eaglestaff
As they have for the past 17 years, Native men and women stood atop a windswept hill overlooking the Missouri River. They prayed for the Native children lost to the state welfare system.
urbannativecentersiouxcity
The 18th Annual Memorial March to Honor Our Lost Children took place on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa.
supremecourt
Amid growing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court opened its latest term as Republicans remain intent on confirming a conservative judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the nation’s highest judicial body.