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Joseph “Zeke” Rupnick
A tribe once targeted for termination has established the first reservation in the state of Illinois.
House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 1, Afternoon Session
The House Committee on Appropriations is hearing from dozens of Indian Country leaders who are testifying about their funding needs.
Fajada Butte
Tribes maintain schedules for harvests, ceremonies, family and feasts. How does the concept of time factor in?
Elver Fishing
Overfishing in Japan, a thriving black market, and even the Fukushima nuclear disaster are all fanning the flames of fishing disputes involving tribes and First Nations in the U.S. and Canada.
Hakeem Jeffries
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-New York) addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2024.
NAGPRA
Museums and educational institutions are facing new pressures to comply with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act amid high-level attention to the decades-old law.
Cameron, Arizona
In 2020, more than 18% of people on tribal lands lacked access to broadband, compared with about 4% in non-tribal areas.
Rickey Armstrong, Sr. and Kathy Hochul
The Seneca Nation and the State of New York will continue negotiations on a long-term Class III gaming agreement.
Joseph Louis Cook, or Akiatonharónkwen
The American Revolution is mostly portrayed as an epic struggle between the colonies and the British. But Indians nations also played a role.
National Museum of the American Indian
The National Museum of the American Indian is hosting more than 50 Native and Indigenous artists at an annual holiday market.
National Congress of American Indians
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.
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is making history with a new housing project in the state of New York.
Jorge Aaron Riley
In a court filing, U.S. Capitol breach defendant Jorge Aaron Riley finally admitted he knows little to nothing about his supposed “American Indian” heritage.
Frank Buffalo Hyde
Onondaga painter Frank Buffalo Hyde’s work meshes Native themes with pop culture images, such as sports mascots, corporate logos, celebrities, and fast food.
Burning Man
The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is speaking out after a viral video showed outsiders being removed from a highway in an incident that took place during one of the busiest times on the reservation.
Sophia Marjanovic
Standing among the boisterous crowd of media and onlookers awaiting the arraignment of former U.S. president Donald Trump is one Native woman.
New York State Education Department Building
Public schools in New York will no longer be allowed to use mascots, symbols or depictions of Native people.
Mary Jane Oatman
Tribes across the nation are exploring new economic development opportunities in places where cannabis is no longer prohibited by state law.
NAFOA
NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.
Brian Schatz
Efforts to strengthen and improve the Indian Arts and Crafts Act are coming amid criminal cases and renewed claims to Native identities.
George Santos
An overwhelming majority of Jewish voters in New York’s 3rd Congressional District – 94% – think their freshman Republican representative, George Santos, should resign from Congress over a web of lies about his background.
Seneca Nation
Leaders of the Seneca Nation are speaking out after the governor of New York vetoed a bill that would have protected burial grounds across the state.
NAFOA
Your latest news on tribal finance and economic development.
George Santos
A Republican candidate’s lies about his education, employment and even his ethnic background take him all the way to the U.S. Congress.
Brian Casey and Ray Halbritter
The Oneida Indian Nation has reclaimed more than 1,500 funerary objects and cultural artifacts, as well as a long-overdue apology, from Colgate University.
Elizabeth Hoover
A scholar who has made a name for herself in Native food sovereignty has vowed to stop claiming to be of “Mohawk/Mi’kmaq descent” despite doing so for decades.
Madeline Sayet
Traditional Mohegan stories and William Shakespeare don’t automatically come to mind as complimentary influences. But Madeline Sayet draws on these and other creative forces for her work.
Powwow Dancer
Join host Shawn Spruce as he checks in with Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations around the country.
Ray Halbritter
The Oneida Nation is the latest in Indian Country to join the cannabis industry.
Richard Oakes
Richard Thasriwasatse Oakes changed our culture, our politics, our economies.
Turning Stone Resort Casino
The Oneida Nation has big plans in store for its flagship casino in the state of New York.
Shut Down DAPL
We can see that the Americans are engaged in vicious cycles of self destruction.
Joe Biden and Jill Biden
Mass shootings in New York and Texas are a shock to our collective sense of security. What can we do about them?
Alyssa London
Alyssa London, a citizen of the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes, is set to become a familiar face on NBC News and MSNBC.
Mohawk Ironworkers
The story of Mohawk ironworkers building the skyline of New York is legendary.
Outcropping - Indigenous Art Now
Shinnecock Nation artists feature prominently in an all-Indigenous exhibition in New York.
Regan Loggans, also known as Regan de Loggans
The most prominent “Indigenous” group in New York City is responding to concerns about Regan Loggans, also known as Regan de Loggans.
Regan Loggans, also known as Regan de Loggans
The leader of New York City’s most prominent and vocal Indigenous group is changing their story after being asked about their tribal affiliation claims.
'We are not your mascot'
Leaders of a U.S. Congressional committee will host a roundtable to examine what they are calling the “toxic workplace culture” within the Washington professional football team.
Corinne Perera
A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.