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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.
'Remember Our SIsters - Forever in Our Hearts'
A federal judge who was once praised for his work in understanding Native issues resigned following an investigation into sexual misconduct.
Phoenix Indian School
A bill to create a Truth and Healing Commission on Indian boarding schools is moving forward in Congress.
Nevada Test Site
A federal program to compensate people exposed to fallout from U.S. nuclear testing expired, leaving countless Navajo Nation residents in limbo.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work with a hearing on four bills.
Buffalo
A bipartisan bill would relocate some of the 20,500 buffalo on public lands to tribal lands.
S.1987, Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act
The U.S. Senate considers S.1987, the Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act, on June 20, 2024.
H.R.1240, Winnebago Land Transfer Act
The U.S. Senate considers H.R.1240, the Winnebago Land Transfer Act, on June 20, 2024.
'The Road to Healing'
Applause broke out on Capitol Hill with the advancement of a bipartisan bill that will finally help address the harmful legacy of the Indian boarding school era.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
“For more than a century, the federal government’s Indian Boarding School policies and practices sought to destroy Native languages, cultures, and identities,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii).
Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 2908, S. 3263, S. 4000 & S. 4442
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a legislative hearing on June 12, 2024.
Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 2908, S. 3263, S. 4000 & S. 4442
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a legislative hearing on June 12, 2024.
Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico)
An exasperated Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico) is demanding answers from the Biden administration about public safety in Native communities.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Examining Public Safety and Justice Resources in Native Communities
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on public safety in Native communities.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Examining Public Safety and Justice Resources in Native Communities
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on public safety in Native communities.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is once again taking a close look at public safety in Indian Country.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a roundtable discussion on May 8, 2024.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a roundtable discussion on May 8, 2024.
The Way Forward: Report of the Commission on Native Children
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hosting a roundtable discussion on a recent federal report about Native children.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 465 & S. 2695
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a legislative hearing on May 1, 2024.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 465 & S. 2695
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a legislative hearing on May 1, 2024.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting to consider S. 616, S. 2868, S. 3022, H.R. 1240, S. 2796
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a business meeting on May 1, 2024.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting to consider S. 616, S. 2868, S. 3022, H.R. 1240, S. 2796
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a business meeting on May 1, 2024.
Early Ballots
The famed criminal known as “QAnon Shaman” will not be going back to Washington, for now — at least not in any official capacity.
TikTok
Lawmakers from both parties are supporting — and opposing — a bill that would ban TikTok unless the social media app is sold to a non-foreign owner.
Joe Biden
President Joe Biden delivered a combative State of the Union that laid out his achievements and baited Republicans for not doing more.
Kyrsten Sinema
After leaving the Democratic Party, Kyrsten Sinema from Arizona has decided to leave the U.S. Senate for good.
U.S. Capitol
Since the start of the 118th Congress, only 40 bills have passed both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.
Brian Schatz
Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) addresses the National Congress of American Indians.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on five bills.
Fort Ancient Earthworks and Nature Preserve
Which government agencies, museums, universities and other institutions still have work to do when it comes to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act? Find the list here.
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.
Border Screening
The Republican Speaker of the House said the bill is “dead on arrival” even before seeing it.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hosting its first hearing of 2024.
Kyrsten Sinema
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema raised a fraction of what her leading challengers brought in in the last quarter of 2023, raising new questions about her chances in what could be a bruising, three-way race.
NAGPRA
Read a transcript of remarks from Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) about the Native American Graves Protection Act and Repatriation Act.
Brian Schatz
Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) delivers remarks on the Native American Graves Protection Act and Repatriation Act on February 1, 2024.
U.S. Capitol
Congress will have until early March to finish work it was supposed to complete last fall under a bill approved with broad bipartisan support.
Cheyenne River Buffalo Authority Corporation
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is finally launching its Tribal Advisory Committee.