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Native America Calling: The 2023 Indigenous MacArthur Fellows (November 29, 2023)This year’s class of MacArthur Fellows includes three creative leaders from Native America.
Native America Calling: Native domestic violence spotlight (October 11, 2023)October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s also the 29th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act.
Report confirms slow progress on repatriation of ancestors and sacred items (October 10, 2023)It’s been more than 30 years since the passage of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and federal agencies and museums are still far behind in complying with NAGPRA.
Native America Calling: Native climate warriors turn to the courts (October 10, 2023)Young climate activists are zeroing in on environmental protections built into a handful of state constitutions as the basis for lawsuits to combat climate change.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on ‘Water as a Trust Resource’ (September 26, 2023)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on water in Native communities on September 27, 2023.
Native America Calling: Maui fire response turns to healing, rebuilding (September 20, 2023)Native America Calling checks in with the rebuilding effort in Hawaii following disastrous fires on Maui.
Native America Calling: Disasters at every turn (August 28, 2023)As the hottest summer on record winds down, join Native America Calling to get an assessment of what Native emergency management officials view as the path ahead.
Native advocates join inaugural class of Obama Leaders program (August 1, 2023)Several Native advocates have been named to the inaugural class of the Obama Leaders program at the foundation started by the former U.S. president.
Native America Calling: The death of Captain Cook (February 14, 2023)British explorer James Cook’s colonial exploits were often at odds with the Indigenous peoples of the places he visited.
Native America Calling: Native issues that matter (December 8, 2022)ICYMI: Catch up on some interesting and engaging topics that are important to Native people.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 14, 2022)Want more NAFOA? Follow us on social media for more live updates @nafoaorg.
Native America Calling: Spooky time stories (October 31, 2022)Halloween cries out like a banshee for scary stories and there are many traditional and modern Native narratives that fit the bill.
Indian Health Service finally lands a permanent leader in Roselyn Tso (September 22, 2022)For the first time in nearly two years, the Indian Health Service has a permanent leader.
Native America Calling: Celebrating the legacy of Edith Kanakaʻole (April 11, 2022)Edith Kanaka’ole was an acclaimed Native Hawaiian composer, chanter, hula dancer and educator.
National American Indian Housing Council hails movement on NAHASDA (February 17, 2022)The nation’s largest Indian housing organization is welcoming progress on a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
“I’m not gonna give up on any Natives” #NCAIECWS2022 (February 16, 2022)Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) and Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisconsin) discuss efforts to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
Progress cited in improving Violence Against Women Act for Indian Country (February 11, 2022)A bill to update the Violence Against Women Act and recognize tribal jurisdiction over additional crimes is finally moving forward in the nation’s capital.
‘Our iwi, our bones are sacred’: Nāpua Greig at NAGPRA hearing (February 2, 2022)Nāpua Greig, a Native Hawaiian musician and educator, offers an opening song at a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs oversight hearing.
Full-time NAGPRA investigator hired for first time in decades (January 31, 2022)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.
Native America Calling: Tourism from a Native Hawaiian perspective (January 25, 2022)Hawaii is a major vacation destination — and that’s a problem, according to Native Hawaiians who are fed up with the relentless invasion of visitors.
Native America Calling: Native filmmakers at Sundance Film Festival (January 21, 2022)The Sundance Film Festival features a wide range of films from Native creators.
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