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VIDEO: Sara Hill testifies as first Native judicial nominee in Oklahoma (November 20, 2023)Sara Hill, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, testifies at her nomination hearing to be a federal judge on November 15, 2023.
Cronkite News: Tohono O’odham Nation criticizes border wall construction (November 2, 2023)The leader of the Tohono O’odham said construction of a border wall on his tribe’s territory has caused irreversible damage.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation proud of historic judicial nominee (October 30, 2023)Sara Hill’s nomination is exciting for Cherokee Nation and all of Indian Country, and not only because it is a historic milestone.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 23, 2023)Did you know you can feature your job in the NAFOA newsletter and on the NAFOA website?
President Biden issues another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 9, 2023)President Joe Biden has another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the third of his administration.
Spouse of Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) passes away in plane accident (September 13, 2023)The spouse of Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska), the first Alaska Native to serve in the U.S. Congress, died in a plane accident in the couple’s home state of Alaska.
‘He’s my brother’: Suzan Harjo at White House Rally for Leonard Peltier (September 12, 2023)Suzan Harjo, a citizen of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, speaks at a rally in support of imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
‘We are still here’: Holly Cook Macarro at White House Rally for Leonard Peltier (September 12, 2023)Holly Cook Macarro, a citizen of the Red Lake Nation, speaks at a rally in support of imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
‘Free Leonard Now’: Fawn Sharp at White House Rally for Leonard Peltier (September 12, 2023)Fawn Sharp, the president of the National Congress of American Indians, speaks at a rally in support of imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
‘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?
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation continues to fight the opioid crisis (April 17, 2023)Access to telemedicine is a lifeline for many Cherokees, and we must protect it to keep up the fight against the opioid crisis.
New Native adviser set to join President Biden at White House (April 13, 2023)President Joe Biden is welcoming a new Native adviser to the White House, the third of his administration.
Native America Calling: Assessing Biden’s presidency so far (February 13, 2023)As President’s Day approaches, let’s discuss how Joe Biden’s term so far resonates with Indian Country.
Republican-controlled House set to approve first Indian Country bills (February 6, 2023)The 118th Congress is finally underway and Indian Country bills are among the first to advance in a new political atmosphere on Capitol Hill.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation welcomes investments in Native languages (January 17, 2023)The Cherokee language is a bedrock of our strength as a tribe.
‘Empower tribal nations’: Indian Country looks to White House for support (December 14, 2022)With one negative ruling on the books and a potentially devastating one on the way, tribal leaders continue to look to the Biden administration to address the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Defense spending bill again a topic of hot interest in Indian Country (December 6, 2022)All eyes are on Capitol Hill as tribal leaders — and the rest of the nation — await the arrival of a highly-anticipated defense spending bill.
Harold Frazier: Nation-to-nation policy must be law of the land (November 30, 2022)Native Sovereign Nations are prior sovereigns, embodying the inalienable and inherent rights of Native Peoples bestowed by our Creator.
VIDEO: White House Tribal Nations Summit Day 1 (November 30, 2022)The Department of the Interior hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 30, 2022.
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.
Indian Country rallies as U.S. Supreme Court hears ICWA challenge (November 3, 2022)Indian Country will be out in force as the nation’s highest court weighs the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
White House announces 2022 Tribal Nations Summit (October 26, 2022)The 2022 White House Tribal Nations Summit will be hosted at the Department of the Interior on November 30 and December 1.
Navajo citizen Hoskie Benally named to National Council on Disability (October 3, 2022)Hoskie Benally, Jr., a citizen of the Navajo Nation, has been named to the National Council on Disability by President Joe Biden.
‘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.
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