House committee advances slate of Indian Country bills (June 14, 2023)Bipartisanship seemed to be on rare display on Capitol Hill as lawmakers advanced a trio of bills benefiting Indian Country.
White Earth Nation responds to verdict in sexual harassment case (April 11, 2023)The White Earth Nation says it is developing an ethics code after hearing a “litany of concerns” about a prominent figure who has benefited from the tribe’s name for more than three decades.
H.R.423 – Pala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act (February 14, 2023)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.423, the Pala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act, on February 6, 2023.
H.R.548 – Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act (February 14, 2023)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.548, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act, on February 6, 2023.
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.
Native America Calling: Is there room for trust land in Alaska? (January 31, 2023)Today on Native America Calling, get the back story on the land-into-trust process and what it means for Alaska Natives.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes up sacred lands measure (December 12, 2022)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding a business meeting as the 117th Congress enters its final stretch.
Pokagon Band brings in new council members (August 15, 2022)The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is welcoming new members to its governing body.
Secretary Haaland returns to work after suffering injury (July 18, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland is returning to work after suffering a break in her left fibula during a hike in a national park.
Tom Wooten: Samish Nation faces termination era threats (June 15, 2022)The Samish Indian Nation has historically suffered significant obstacles in our path to self-determination, due to agency mistakes, inaction, delay and decades of litigation.
People’s World: LandBack movement gathers momentum around the globe (January 27, 2022)As the political landscape changes, the LandBack movement gathers momentum as never before.
Indian Country Legislation in U.S. House of Representatives (December 3, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives meets on December 1, 2021, to consider Indian Country legislation.
H.R.897 – Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act (December 1, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.897, the Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act, on December 1, 2021.
Tribal homelands bill back on agenda in ‘new era’ of Indian Country relations (November 30, 2021)Lawmakers are set to approve another round of Indian Country bills, including a long-anticipated yet controversial measure that will help tribes restore their homelands.
Tribal Homelands – White House Tribal Nations Summit (November 30, 2021)Robert McGhee, Vice Chair of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, discusses the need to protect tribal homelands at the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting and Legislative Hearing (November 17, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets to consider pending legislation and receive testimony on four bills.
H.R.1619 – Catawba Indian Nation Lands Act (November 2, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1619, the Catawba Indian Nation Lands Act, on November 1, 2021.
H.R.2088 – Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act (November 2, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2088, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act, on November 1, 2021.
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