tag: virginia

Arlington National Cemetery
Elements of a memorial that depict African Americans in a negative manner will remain out of public view despite a vote by Republican lawmakers.
House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 1, Morning Session
The House Committee on Appropriations is hearing from dozens of Indian Country leaders who are testifying about their funding needs.
Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery
The Winnebago Tribe is suing the federal government to recover the remains of two children who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
Native America Calling NAC
The Upper Mattaponi Tribe has reached a major milestone toward solidifying its federally recognized status.
Mattaponi River
There’s a trend among governments, organizations, and individuals facilitating the return of important lands to tribal control.
LandBack
Private and public lands are slowly being returned to the care of Native peoples across the country.
NAFOA
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NAFOA
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Virginia Tribes
Tribal nations in Virginia are ushering in a new era in health care after securing recognition from the federal government.
Indian Health Service
The Indian Health Service announces the deployment of mobile units at an event hosted by the Chickahominy Tribe.
Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland is returning to work after suffering a break in her left fibula during a hike in a national park.
Stephen Roe Lewis and Raul Grijalva
Tribal leaders and tribal organizations are rallying in support of a bill that mandates consultation with Indian nations on actions that affect their interests.
'We are not your mascot'
Leaders of a U.S. Congressional committee will host a roundtable to examine what they are calling the “toxic workplace culture” within the Washington professional football team.
Lumbee Tribe
A supporter of federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe made a special presentation during a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a roundtable discussion on January 12, 2022.
Rassawek, Virginia
A new consultation policy in Virginia requires free, prior and informed consent of tribal nations before any state permits are approved.
Ralph Northam
“The Commonwealth has an important and unique government-to-government relationship with Virginia’s Tribal Nations,” said Gov. Ralph Northam (D).
Cherokee Nation
Native America Calling will hear from health experts and tribal leaders about the COVID-19 messages that are connecting with tribal citizens.
ncaiembassyoftribalnations
The National Congress of American Indians is expected to announce a new chief executive officer, its third in three years.
The day is here. Joe Biden is being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.
uset
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.