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.
Former Indian housing leader lands in jail on Navajo Nation (July 7, 2023)A once prominent leader in Indian housing was arrested at an event on the Navajo Nation. He’s blaming the tribe’s news president.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (February 13, 2023)Uplifting voices and opportunities from our community members and partners.
Auction under fire for sale of items from Battle of Little Bighorn (January 10, 2023)A non-Native collector who claims to know a secret tribal language is selling items that supposedly came from Little Bighorn and other battles. Some have doubts.
Native America Calling: The importance of tribal museums (December 1, 2022)Tribal museums offer a Native voice for Native history and bring the promise of economic development.
Underscore.News: Young Native runner honors family legacy (November 3, 2022)Ku Stevens’ great-grandfather escaped an Indian boarding school by running 50 miles through the desert to get home. Decades later, Ku runs to honor that legacy.
Navajo Nation leader apologizes for off-reservation incident (October 27, 2022)A leader of the Navajo Nation is apologizing for an incident that took place off the reservation — though he isn’t detailing exactly what he’s sorry for.
Indian gaming revenues hit record $39 billion despite COVID-19 (August 10, 2022)The tribal casino industry has rebounded dramatically despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, with revenues reaching a record high.
Native America Calling: Mr. Las Vegas aka Wayne Newton (June 2, 2022)Wayne Newton’s legacy as a stage and screen performer is well established over his six decades in show business.
Native America Calling: Where to store nuclear waste? (March 23, 2022)Tribal communities continue to live with nuclear waste in their backyards while a permanent repository remains in political limbo.
Indian Country continues push to strengthen Violence Against Women Act (December 8, 2021)Indian Country is making another push to restore tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit violence in their communities.
National Park Service: More tribes sign historic preservation agreements (November 24, 2021)Seven new tribal historic preservation agreements were completed and signed with tribes in seven states in 2021.
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.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts roundtable on economic sovereignty (October 19, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will learn how Native communities are leveraging federal financing to advance economic sovereignty.
Native America Calling: The push to protect sacred land in Nevada (October 8, 2021)Tribes in Nevada are among those turning to the federal government to permanently protect almost 400,000 acres of sacred and ancestral territory.
Bill introduced in Senate to reauthorize key Indian housing law (July 13, 2021)Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced legislation with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and other members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, to reform and reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
Native America Calling: Update on mining clashes (May 26, 2021)Native America Calling will hear the status of controversial mining projects being opposed by tribal nations.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts climate crisis roundtable (March 10, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hearing from Native leaders and advocates about the impacts of climate change in their communities.
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