Stateline: Tribes tackle broadband disparities in Indian Country (January 22, 2024)In 2020, more than 18% of people on tribal lands lacked access to broadband, compared with about 4% in non-tribal areas.
White House Tribal Nations Summit kicks off without Secretary Haaland (December 4, 2023)President Joe Biden is hosting the White House Tribal Nations Summit this week but a key member of his team won’t be there in person.
Indian Child Welfare Act grants awarded for off-reservation programs (November 30, 2023)The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced nearly $2 million in grants to support the Indian Child Welfare Act in off-reservation communities across the nation.
National Congress of American Indian draws huge crowd for annual convention (November 16, 2023)The nation’s largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is at a major crossroads as it celebrates a milestone anniversary.
National Congress of American Indians kicks off milestone convention (November 13, 2023)The nation’s largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is marking a milestone event with an election of new leaders and debate on a controversial issue.
Native America Calling: State recognition roadblocks for tribes (November 13, 2023)Is the state of Louisiana making it more difficult for local groups to gain state recognition? Check in with Native America Calling.
Republican lawmaker criticized for deriding GOP colleagues as ‘wild Indians’ (November 1, 2023)The National Congress of American Indians is speaking out after a Republican lawmaker made derogatory remarks about Native people.
Native America Calling: Looking ahead to the coming school year (August 2, 2023)Join Native America Calling to get a snapshot of what Native educators see ahead in the new school year.
Indian Country braces for U.S. Supreme Court hearing in ICWA case (November 1, 2022)The nation’s highest court is about to hear one of the biggest cases in Indian Country’s history and already some troubling signs are emerging.
Native America Calling: Ready when disaster strikes (September 7, 2021)When disaster strikes, tribes have to be ready to mobilize response teams, work with surrounding jurisdictions, render aid to community members and help the rebuilding process.
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals: Brackeen v. Haaland (April 7, 2021)A federal appeals court finally issued a long-awaited decision in a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case.
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