Indian Child Welfare Act grants awarded for off-reservation programs (November 30, 2023)The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced nearly $2 million in grants to support the Indian Child Welfare Act in off-reservation communities across the nation.
San Manuel Band donates $1 million to non-profits on Giving Tuesday (November 28, 2023)The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced $1 million in donations to 10 non-profit organizations across the nation.
National Congress of American Indian draws huge crowd for annual convention (November 16, 2023)The nation’s largest inter-tribal advocacy organization is at a major crossroads as it celebrates a milestone anniversary.
Cronkite News: Tribes share frustrations with infrastructure funding (October 31, 2023)Promises of federal funding remain just that – promises – for smaller tribes for whom the money is inaccessible because of bureaucratic and financial hurdles.
DVIDS: Tribes reclaim children lost at Carlisle Indian boarding school (October 11, 2023)The U.S. Army finalized its sixth disinterment project, returning four Native children to their families.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (September 11, 2023)Did you know NAFOA has a jobs board? Submit a posting!
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.
Native America Calling: The Menu (January 27, 2023)What’s on The Menu? Join host Andi Murphy for news about the James Beard Award nominations and more.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (December 19, 2022)And with that, the 2022 season is over. Thank you for a great year.
VIDEO: Tribal leaders speak at #StopColonizers rally at U.S. Supreme Court (November 10, 2022)Tribal leaders speak at a #StopColonizers rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on November 9, 2022.
Underscore.news: Yakama Nation celebrates return of sacred land (October 18, 2022)An 1855 treaty with the U.S. government ensured one of the Yakama Nation’s most important sites would remain part of its homelands.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 17, 2022)Need to reach the community? Share with us for a spot in a future newsletter.
Chinook Nation rallies in support of federal recognition (August 29, 2022)The Chinook Nation is supporting its push for federal recognition with the #ChinookJustice campaign.
Indian gaming revenues hit record $39 billion despite COVID-19 (August 10, 2022)The tribal casino industry has rebounded dramatically despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, with revenues reaching a record high.
Montana Free Press: Film explores ‘Lost Bird’ who found her way home (August 4, 2022)A new documentary applies a wide-angle lens to a personal story of adoption and assimilation of an Indian child.
Tom Wooten: Samish Nation faces termination era threats (June 15, 2022)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.
Navajo Nation citizen makes history as newest federal judge (May 23, 2022)Sunshine Suzanne Sykes is joining a group that is small yet growing — Native women who serve on the federal bench.
Chickasaw Nation citizen lands Native advisor role at White House (April 27, 2022)The White House has a new Native advisor in the second year of Joe Biden’s presidency.
Young Native woman sounds alarm about violence in Indian Country (April 22, 2022)A prominent photographer who built a sizable following online with posts featuring Native women and girls is stepping out of the spotlight after survivors came forward with accounts of trauma.
Native America Calling: Where to store nuclear waste? (March 23, 2022)Tribal communities continue to live with nuclear waste in their backyards while a permanent repository remains in political limbo.
POSTPONED: House Committee on Natural Resources Markup (March 16, 2022)The House Committee on Natural Resources holds a markup to consider the Requirements, Expectations, and Standard Procedures for Effective Consultation with Tribes Act.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (March 14, 2022)NAFOA turns 40 next month! Celebrate with us!
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (March 7, 2022)The countdown to #NAFOA40th is on! Have you registered yet?
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