Indian Market sponsorship draws criticism for ties to energy industry (September 6, 2023)The organization that puts on the largest juried Indian art market in the world continues to face criticism on social media after thanking a sponsor of the popular event.
Native America Calling: Remembering Ada Deer (September 1, 2023)Join Native America Calling in remembrance of Ada Deer, a trailblazer from the Menominee Nation who was the first woman to serve as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.
Catawba Nation swears in new chief and new leadership (August 14, 2023)The Catawba Nation has a new chief for the first time in more than a decade.
NAFOA in transition with departure of executive director (June 2, 2023)The largest finance organization in Indian Country is undergoing change with the exit of its executive director, who was on the job for less than two years.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation continues to rebuild its economy (April 24, 2023)The growth and prosperity of Cherokee Nation are an example of history repeating itself.
New Native adviser set to join President Biden at White House (April 13, 2023)President Joe Biden is welcoming a new Native adviser to the White House, the third of his administration.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (April 10, 2023)NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Women denied right to safety with court decision (February 14, 2023)“Decades worth of legislation designed to protect women are being overturned by judges appointed by conservative politicians with an agenda that does not align with the vast majority of Americans,” said CEO Lori Jump of StrongHearts Native Helpline.
U.S. Supreme Court adds more Indian Country cases to docket (January 24, 2023)Indian Country is gearing up for another round of big cases at the nation’s highest court, with water rights and tribal sovereignty on the line.
Native America Calling: Native in the Spotlight with Jana Schmieding (January 17, 2023)Join Jana Schmieding (Mniconjou and Sicangu Lakota) for a conversation about her life and career in entertainment.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation offers safe shelter for survivors (January 9, 2023)Sadly, there is a great deal of domestic violence in our modern society, and the Cherokee Nation and Cherokee society are not immune.
‘Empower tribal nations’: Indian Country looks to White House for support (December 14, 2022)With one negative ruling on the books and a potentially devastating one on the way, tribal leaders continue to look to the Biden administration to address the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court.
‘For all of Indian Country’: Native woman judge makes history in Michigan (December 6, 2022)A Native person will serve on one of the highest courts in Michigan for the first time in state history.
Shannon Holsey: U.S. must honor treaty promises to tribal nations (December 6, 2022)When the U.S. government keeps its treaty promises to one tribe, it is good for all tribes.
‘Modern Day Warrior’: Native rights advocate Joye Braun passes on (November 28, 2022)Joye Michelle Braun, a citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe known for organizing the pipeline resistance movement in Indian Country, passed away on November 13.
‘Long overdue’: Senate passes bill for Native veterans organization (November 21, 2022)A bipartisan bill to advance the work of a Native veterans organization is inching toward final passage as the 117th Congress winds down.
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.
Southwestern Association for Indian Arts loses executive director (October 19, 2022)Kim Peone (Colville/Eastern Cherokee) served as executive director of SWAIA for 2 1/2 years.
Aaron Payment: It’s time for a tribal delegate in the U.S. Congress (October 19, 2022)We have American Indians and Alaska Natives in Congress but what we don’t have is a voice to speak to our unique interests.
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Navajo citizen Hoskie Benally named to National Council on Disability (October 3, 2022)Hoskie Benally, Jr., a citizen of the Navajo Nation, has been named to the National Council on Disability by President Joe Biden.
‘It’s time to turn the page’: Roselyn Tso promises new era at Indian Health Service (September 28, 2022)Roselyn Tso delivers remarks after being sworn in as the new director of the Indian Health Service.
‘A history in the making’: First Navajo Nation citizen leads Indian Health Service (September 27, 2022)Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez congratulates Roselyn Tso on becoming the next director of the Indian Health Service.
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.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to keep families safe (September 19, 2022)Cherokee Nation has the power and the responsibility to protect all Cherokees and ensure justice is served on our reservation.
‘I am humbled and deeply honored’: Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) joins U.S. Congress (September 15, 2022)Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) delivers her first speech after being sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
‘Just a terrific week’: Native women break new ground in nation’s capital (September 15, 2022)It’s been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government.
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