Native America Calling: The fight for pre-K education programs (November 15, 2023)As Head Start approaches its 60th year, federal funding for the pre-kindergarten program remains well short of the need in Indian Country and beyond.
Institute of American Indian Arts hosts holiday art market (November 6, 2023)The Institute of American Indian Arts is getting ready for its 2023 holiday art market in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
President Biden issues another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 9, 2023)President Joe Biden has another proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the third of his administration.
Family of activist Jacob Johns releases statement about shooting (October 4, 2023)A Native activist is hospitalized in critical but stable condition following a near deadly shooting that has attracted worldwide attention.
Native America Calling: Worries rise over latest violence at protests (October 3, 2023)Join Native America Calling to hear from activists about the growing challenges to peaceful protests over racial issues.
Diabetes program for Indian Country set to lose funds again (September 14, 2023)The Special Diabetes Program for Indians is about to run out of money, again, despite helping address high rates of the disease.
Secretary Haaland announces $3.5 million in grants for Indian Youth Service Corps (September 14, 2023)The first-ever grants for the Indian Youth Service Corps (IYSC), a new program at the Department of the Interior, have been announced.
Indian Market sponsorship draws criticism for ties to energy industry (September 6, 2023)The organization that puts on the largest juried Indian art market in the world continues to face criticism on social media after thanking a sponsor of the popular event.
Native America Calling: Holes in the food safety net (September 6, 2023)Native families have been hit hardest by a loss in funds for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as SNAP.
Native America Calling: Kickoff for Pathways Indigenous Arts Festival (August 17, 2023)New Mexico is the center of arts celebrations this weekend, starting with the music, art, fashion, dances, and panel discussions at the Pueblo of Pojoaque.
Native America Calling: Tribal gun laws (April 19, 2023)As Americans debate gun restrictions amid the mass shooting epidemic, a bill in Congress would make it easier for tribal citizens to acquire guns using only their tribal ID.
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.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting and hearing (November 14, 2022)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after a lengthy absence.
Native America Calling: Saving and healing forests (November 14, 2022)Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce speaks with tribal forestry directors about working with government agencies and the threats facing forests.
Native lawmaker Yvette Herrell loses re-election bid in Congress (November 11, 2022)The Native contingent in the U.S. House of Representatives will be down by one come the next session of the U.S. Congress.
Native America Calling: Ancestral remains in private hands (October 26, 2022)It was long common practice for archaeologists — both professional and amateur — to plunder Native burial sites.
Native America Calling: Sharing management of sacred and important lands (September 26, 2022)The Biden administration says it wants to work with tribes to co-manage federal land that is also sacred or culturally important.
Native America Calling: The Native perspective in ‘Grounded in Clay’ (August 11, 2022)For the first time in a century, Native people have a voice in how a massive collection of pottery is treated.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (June 6, 2022)NAFOA provides resources on every aspect needed for thriving tribal communities.
Native America Calling: Authenticity over interpretation (May 11, 2022)Native America Calling will learn about the importance of encouraging tourism and other experiences that originate from Native sources.
Native America Calling: Deb Haaland’s track record so far (April 25, 2022)It’s been a year since Deb Haaland took office as the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior.
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