tag: self-determination

Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 2783, S. 3406, S. 3857 & S. 4365
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a legislative hearing on July 10, 2024.
Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 2783, S. 3406, S. 3857 & S. 4365
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a legislative hearing on July 10, 2024.
Tribes are seeking to hold the Indian Health Service accountable for money they say is promised to them under self-determination contracts.
Becerra v. San Carlos Apache Tribe / Becerra v. Northern Arapaho Tribe
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Becerra v. San Carlos Apache Tribe and Becerra v. Northern Arapaho Tribe on March 25, 2024.
Ned Blackhawk and Craig Santos Perez
Two of the newest National Book Award winners reinterpret conventional views of their homelands through their unique, Indigenous lenses.
NAGPRA
Read a transcript of remarks from Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) about the Native American Graves Protection Act and Repatriation Act.
Patina Wellness Center
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the federal government continues to shortchange tribes when it comes to funding health care contracts.
NAFOA
NAFOA supports its member tribes – join the growing community!
Joe Biden
President Joe Biden is vowing to strengthen relationships with tribal nations and advance tribal sovereignty and self-determination.
NAFOA
It’s the last week for 50% off NAFOA’s Grants Management program. Sign up today!
Joe Biden
President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the White House Tribal Nations Summit on December 6, 2023.
Deb Haaland
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland delivers remarks at the opening of the third annual White House Tribal Nations Summit.
Chuck Hoskin Jr.
The White House Tribal Nations Summit is a testament to our government-to-government relationship with the United States.
Ben Barnes
The nation’s largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is at a major crossroads as it celebrates a milestone anniversary.
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.
Gigi Modrich
The countdown to #NAFOAFall23 is on!
'Enough Is Enough - Free Leonard Peltier'
A large crowd rallied outside the White House, calling on President Joe Biden to free imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
Bruce Westerman and Raul Grijalva
Bipartisanship seemed to be on rare display on Capitol Hill as lawmakers advanced a trio of bills benefiting Indian Country.
U.S. Supreme Court
As dangerous smoke cast an ominous shadow over the nation’s capital, tribes and their advocates continue to wait for a series of monumental decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Amber Midthunder, Jhane Myers, Heather Rae and Crystal Echohawk
The Cherokee Nation is distancing itself from a prominent Hollywood filmmaker, confirming Heather Rae isn’t a tribal citizen and hasn’t benefited from production incentives on the reservation.
Chuck Hoskin Jr
At the Cherokee Nation, we are especially mindful that without food sovereignty, all other aspects of our sovereignty will be at risk.
NAFOA
This holiday season, remember to #BuyNative!
Harold Frazier
Native Sovereign Nations are prior sovereigns, embodying the inalienable and inherent rights of Native Peoples bestowed by our Creator.
Alan Parker
Alan Parker, a citizen of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, had a profound impact on law and policy in Indian Country.
Pueblo of Taos at White House
Native America Calling looks at some of the highs and lows of the ‘70s through a Native lens.
Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation has created a blueprint for how all of Indian Country can pursue self-governance agreements.
Shauna Hegna
By working together, we can catch enough fish to feed all of our families.
Samish Nation
The Samish Indian Nation has historically suffered significant obstacles in our path to self-determination, due to agency mistakes, inaction, delay and decades of litigation.
Embassy of Tribal Nations
Dante Desiderio is taking an “administrative leave of absence” at the National Congress of American Indians for reasons not being disclosed.
Harold Frazier
Together, we must always fight for our Native Peoples, our Native lands.
Deb Haaland
“Indigenous people have a strong and abiding connection to the Earth – increasing their access to nature early and often will help lift up the next generation of stewards for this Earth,” said Secretary Deb Haaland.
Troop Hula
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is on the road this week, focusing on Native Hawaiian issues.
Jonathan Nez and Roselyn Tso
The COVID-19 pandemic and operational issues are among the major challenges at the Indian Health Service as the agency awaits new leadership.
St. Stephens Indian School
The St. Stephens Indian School is closing out the academic year after the entire administration was ousted following an investigation into a toxic work environment.
St. Stephens Indian School
Sexual harassment, parties with former students and unusual living and salary arrangements are at the center of a stunning investigation at the St. Stephens Indian School.
Raúl Grijalva
A Democratic-led bill to strengthen the policy of tribal consultation has hit a snag on Capitol Hill, leaving some supporters wondering about its future.
Dwayne Tomah
With one long-overdue legislative achievement under their belts, tribal nations from one of the furthest ends of Indian Country are asking Congress to fully recognize their sovereignty.
House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities
The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds an oversight hearing titled “The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities.”
NAFOA
We’re 40! Follow the Celebrations with #NAFOA40th!
Joe Biden and Deb Haaland
It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.