Senate Committee on Indian Affairs heads to Alaska (November 1, 2023)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is heading to Alaska for a field hearing and listening session.
Cronkite News: Tribes share frustrations with infrastructure funding (October 31, 2023)Promises of federal funding remain just that – promises – for smaller tribes for whom the money is inaccessible because of bureaucratic and financial hurdles.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 30, 2023)Boo — only 18 days until funding for Indian Country programs runs out.
Report confirms slow progress on repatriation of ancestors and sacred items (October 10, 2023)It’s been more than 30 years since the passage of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and federal agencies and museums are still far behind in complying with NAGPRA.
Cronkite News: Senate committee looks at water in Indian Country (September 28, 2023)The Navajo Nation Council is 100 years old this year – and the Navajo Nation’s fight for water access has been going on for at least that long.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on ‘Water as a Trust Resource’ (September 26, 2023)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on water in Native communities on September 27, 2023.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (August 7, 2023)Fresh off the press: NAFOA’s agenda for #NAFOAFALL23!
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to protect our artists (April 10, 2023)For too many generations, citizens of tribal nations around the country, including Cherokee Nation citizens, saw their language, their culture and their artistic expression suppressed and eroded by policies of the United States.
H.R.423 – Pala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act (February 14, 2023)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.423, the Pala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act, on February 6, 2023.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation welcomes investments in Native languages (January 17, 2023)The Cherokee language is a bedrock of our strength as a tribe.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes up sacred lands measure (December 12, 2022)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding a business meeting as the 117th Congress enters its final stretch.
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.
Markwayne Mullin becomes first Native U.S. Senator in nearly two decades (November 8, 2022)Markwayne Mullin has made history as the first tribal citizen to win election to the U.S. Senate in nearly two decades.
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Indian Health Service finally lands a permanent leader in Roselyn Tso (September 22, 2022)For the first time in nearly two years, the Indian Health Service has a permanent leader.
‘It is a GOOD DAY’: Alaska Native woman makes history at the polls (September 1, 2022)Mary Peltola is making history as the first Alaska Native to serve in the U.S. Congress following a special — and unique — election in which the Democratic candidate defeated two Republicans.
Cronkite News: Indian boarding schools confront genocidal legacy (August 30, 2022)Few dispute that Indian boarding schools led to more than a century of abuse, systematically seizing Indigenous land, separating children from their families, destroying communities and working to erase tribal languages, religions, cultures and economies.
Indian Health Service nominee up for business meeting (July 12, 2022)President Biden’s pick to lead the Indian Health Service is slowly but surely moving through the confirmation process on Capitol Hill.
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