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Native America Calling: Imagining Indigenous futures in art (September 15, 2023)The Center for Native Futures is opening in the heart of downtown Chicago, providing a new home for contemporary Native artists.
House committee advances slate of Indian Country bills (June 14, 2023)Bipartisanship seemed to be on rare display on Capitol Hill as lawmakers advanced a trio of bills benefiting Indian Country.
Tribal youth get a taste of food sovereignty at White House gathering (November 15, 2022)Dozens of young Native people flocked to the nation’s capital for the return of the White House Tribal Youth Forum, where they saw food sovereignty in action.
Native food sovereignty figure admits no tribal connections (October 21, 2022)A scholar who has made a name for herself in Native food sovereignty has vowed to stop claiming to be of “Mohawk/Mi’kmaq descent” despite doing so for decades.
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.
Native America Calling: Through the Decades (July 6, 2022)“Through the Decades” remembers the politics, significant events, and pop culture that helped shape Native America.
Native artists ‘left hanging’ after big event fizzles out (April 16, 2022)An ambitious showcase of Native talent devolved into controversy and recrimination as performers and vendors were left in the dark about the event.
Federal investigation sought into ban of Native people at hotel (March 30, 2022)The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate a business that has banned Native patrons.
Harold Frazier: ‘No Indians allowed’ — even on our own homelands (March 23, 2022)When those wagons first began their way to break treaties and settle on our territory we were classified as lesser beings and genocide was justified as such.
Montana Free Press: Western Native Voice takes up voting rights (February 17, 2022)Digital kiosks and legal arguments are one Native nonprofit’s answer to Montana’s new election laws.
Native America Calling: The enduring Laguna Pueblo Colony (January 12, 2022)A thriving group of Laguna Pueblo citizens maintain their tribal connections at a distance. Learn more about this unique colony on Native America Calling.
Indian Country starts off new year with surge in COVID-19 cases (January 6, 2022)Tribal communities are once again seeing an explosion in COVID-19 cases following the busy holiday season and as a new and highly contagious variant brings upheaval to Indian Country.
White House Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement (November 15, 2021)From the missing and murdered crisis to sacred sites, the Biden administration is touting its Indian Country agenda as it hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
H.R.5221 – Urban Indian Health Confer Act (November 2, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.5221, the Urban Indian Health Confer Act, on November 1, 2021.
Indian Country bills set for passage in U.S. House of Representatives (November 1, 2021)Seven Indian Country bills, affecting tribal homelands, federal recognition and urban Indians, are slated for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives
Ben Smith: Indian Health Service renews partnership for Native veterans (October 27, 2021)For nearly two decades, the Indian Health Service and the Department of Veterans Affairs have partnered to improve the health status of American Indian and Alaska Native veterans.
NAYA: Unique Indian housing project on track for completion (August 31, 2021)Construction on Oregon’s first tribal- and artist-preference affordable housing development, known as Mamook Tokatee, will be completed this year.
News21: COVID-19 pandemic exposes many challenges in Indian Country (August 30, 2021)Indigenous nations across the country have experienced chronic federal underfunding, which has led to disproportionate impacts tied to COVID-19 through housing, employment, public safety, food security, health care and economic outcomes.
House subcommittee takes testimony on Indian health bills (July 20, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.
Photos: Lakota children spend final morning away from homelands (July 19, 2021)The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
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