Secretary Haaland opens third annual White House Tribal Nations Summit (December 6, 2023)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland delivers remarks at the opening of the third annual White House Tribal Nations Summit.
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.
Cronkite News: Tohono O’odham Nation criticizes border wall construction (November 2, 2023)The leader of the Tohono O’odham said construction of a border wall on his tribe’s territory has caused irreversible damage.
Crow artist Wendy Red Star set for historic debut on National Mall (August 15, 2023)An artist from the Crow Tribe is making history with a groundbreaking exhibition in the nation’s capital.
Native America Calling: Pipes: prayer, blessing, and communion (August 7, 2023)A quarry in Minnesota has been a reliable source for the stone used in ceremonial pipes for dozens of tribes throughout the central U.S. and Canada.
Cronkite News: Hia-Ced O’odham seek recognition from United States (January 30, 2023)In Arizona, 22 federally recognized tribes inhabit nearly every region of the state. But Hia-Ced O’odham isn’t one of them.
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Secretary Haaland returns to work after suffering injury (July 18, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland is returning to work after suffering a break in her left fibula during a hike in a national park.
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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.
Roundtable examines ‘toxic workplace culture’ at Washington football team (January 28, 2022)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.
National Park Service finally gains a new leader with first Native director (December 16, 2021)The National Park Service has a permanent leader for the first time in five years and it’s a historic one thanks to President Joe Biden.
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.
Cronkite News: Indian schools in line for Great American Outdoors Act funding (November 10, 2021)The Bureau of Indian Education will invest more than $178 million to repair aging schools in tribal communities.
Cronkite News: Thousands line up for chance to hunt bison in Grand Canyon (September 23, 2021)A planned hunt of bison in the Grand Canyon appears to be moving forward despite last-minute pleas to relocate the animals to safety.
Gaylord News: Chickasaw citizen secures top legal post at Department of Agriculture (September 16, 2021)For the first time in history, an Indigenous woman is overseeing U.S. agriculture law – but Janie Simms Hipp is just the latest in a number of Native people nominated to top posts in the Biden administration.
Cronkite News: Border barriers continue to harm O’odham land (June 8, 2021)Tribal citizens, local residents, security experts and environmentalists say the unfinished Trump border project introduced more problems than it fixed.
Deb Haaland finally lands confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior (February 17, 2021)Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is inching closer to making history as the first Native person to serve in a modern-day presidential cabinet.
Gun Lake Tribe secures historic preservation grant (October 26, 2020)The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians is working to protect sites of cultural and historical significance.
Cronkite News: Plan calls for hunting of bison in Grand Canyon (October 12, 2020)Arizona state and federal officials have agreed on a plan that includes bringing in volunteer sharpshooters to cut the number of bison on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Prakash Kashwan: The racist legacies of American conservation (October 7, 2020)Conservation institutions and policies continue to exclude and discriminate against Indigenous and rural communities.
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