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.
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.
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.
Native America Calling: Historic broadband investment in Indian Country (October 22, 2023)Tribes are getting their applications in for funds from the second round of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program.
Few states make the grade when it comes to tribal inclusion in voting maps (October 12, 2023)Tribes must be included “from the very beginning” of the redistricting process in order to ensure American Indian and Alaska Native voices are heard at the polls.
‘Your debt is due’: Tribes on alert as U.S. government looms toward shutdown (September 26, 2023)Indian Country is on high alert as the U.S. government prepares for a possible shutdown, the first of its kind in more than three years.
‘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.
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.
NAFOA in transition with departure of executive director (June 2, 2023)The largest finance organization in Indian Country is undergoing change with the exit of its executive director, who was on the job for less than two years.
ICT won’t post on Twitter due to ‘mistrust’ of social media platform (April 19, 2023)ICT, the news publication formerly known as Indian Country Today, will no longer be posting new content on Twitter.
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.
San Manuel Band donates $600,000 to Native American Rights Fund (February 13, 2023)The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is donating $600,000 over two years to support the Tribal Supreme Court Project.
U.S. Supreme Court adds more Indian Country cases to docket (January 24, 2023)Indian Country is gearing up for another round of big cases at the nation’s highest court, with water rights and tribal sovereignty on the line.
‘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.
National Congress of American Indians puts prized property on the market (December 8, 2022)The Embassy of Tribal Nations, the home of the National Congress of American Indians, is on the market.
Shannon Holsey: U.S. must honor treaty promises to tribal nations (December 6, 2022)When the U.S. government keeps its treaty promises to one tribe, it is good for all tribes.
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.
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.
PolitiFact: Republican candidate tells tall tale about tribal governments (October 26, 2022)Republican Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Nick Myers claims financial assistance to tribal nations is “foreign aid.” PolitiFact checks the facts.
Lawsuit against National Congress of American Indians set for first hearing (October 20, 2022)A lawsuit against the National Congress of American Indians is finally getting its first hearing, some six months after it was filed.
Aaron Payment: It’s time for a tribal delegate in the U.S. Congress (October 19, 2022)We have American Indians and Alaska Natives in Congress but what we don’t have is a voice to speak to our unique interests.
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