NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 31, 2022)No tricks here. Just treats! 🎃
Supreme Court hears cases with high stakes for Indian Country (February 21, 2022)Amid a high-stakes political battle, the nation’s highest court is gearing up for some major decisions that will affect Indian Country for generations to come.
Tribal nations welcome formal consultation policy in Virginia (November 18, 2021)A new consultation policy in Virginia requires free, prior and informed consent of tribal nations before any state permits are approved.
Virginia governor adopts formal tribal consultation policy (November 18, 2021)“The Commonwealth has an important and unique government-to-government relationship with Virginia’s Tribal Nations,” said Gov. Ralph Northam (D).
Supreme Court takes up Indian law cases as tribes face new ‘unknown’ (October 19, 2021)The nation’s highest court is back in session amid COVID-19 and it’s shaping up to be a busy one for tribes and their advocates.
Secretary Haaland leads Interior to a more tribal friendly future (April 27, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.
United South and Eastern Tribes praise nomination of Bryan Newland (April 23, 2021)“Bryan knows first-hand the challenges we face, as well as the opportunities that lie ahead for us as sovereign governments,” said Kirk Francis, President of the USET Sovereignty Protection Fund.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules oversight hearing (December 7, 2020)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will focus on tribal self-governance and cultural sovereignty as the 116th Congress winds down.
United South and Eastern Tribes welcome new members (October 28, 2020)The United South and Eastern Tribes membership now includes 33 Tribal Nations whose homelands extend from the northeastern woodlands to the Everglades and across the Gulf of Mexico.
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