AUDIO: Economic Diversification to Create Prosperous Tribal Economies (February 15, 2024)The House Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs holds a hearing on “Economic Diversification to Create Prosperous Tribal Economies.”
Witness list and testimony for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing (February 8, 2024)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on five bills.
VIDEO: H.R.1240, the Winnebago Land Transfer Act (February 6, 2024)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1240, the Winnebago Land Transfer Act, on February 5, 2024.
House takes up tribal homelands and Udall Foundation bills (February 5, 2024)The U.S. House of Representatives is set to approve two bills of interest in Indian Country.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set for first hearing of new year (February 5, 2024)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hosting its first hearing of 2024.
Winnebago Tribe sues for return of children buried at Indian boarding school (January 17, 2024)The Winnebago Tribe is suing the federal government to recover the remains of two children who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
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 importance of tribal museums (December 1, 2022)Tribal museums offer a Native voice for Native history and bring the promise of economic development.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (September 12, 2022)Help grow our NAFOA community by forwarding this newsletter to a friend!
Winnebago Tribe takes action to address marriage controversy (April 13, 2022)A young voice from the Winnebago Tribe spurred big change and helped address anti-LGBTQ actions in the community.
Flatwater Free Press: Winnebago Tribe brings COVID-19 vaccine to community (October 20, 2021)Residents of two reservations in northeast Nebraska have achieved the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the state.
Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country (June 17, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts an oversight hearing titled, “Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country.”
Tribal corporation expands on investment in historic district (March 10, 2021)The latest feather in the cap of a thriving tribal corporation is an eclectic collection of historic buildings in one of the largest cities in the region.
Native women land key leadership and policy roles in Biden administration (February 5, 2021)A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
Tribal corporation secures victory in gaming initiative dispute (September 11, 2020)Voters in Nebraska are being asked to authorize casino-style gaming in their state as part of an initiative backed by Ho-Chunk Inc.
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