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Stop Line 3
Law enforcement reported arresting more than 240 people for participating in a demonstration against a pipeline on Ojibwe treaty territory.

Holy Rosary Mission
I learned that it was not good to be an “Indian.” We were supposed to forget our language and culture.

StrongHearts Native Helpline
Abuse is not okay and it’s not okay to live in fear.

Santa Rosa Day School
Schools, hospitals and other facilities in Indian Country need billons of dollars in investments.

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For Father’s Day, Native America Calling will zero in on the special humor that only Native dads know about.

Nick Black Elk and Family
Why did so many tribal people give up their centuries old beliefs and convert to a foreign religion?

The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts an oversight hearing titled, “Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country.”

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Native scholars point to Critical Race Theory as a vital piece in understanding the ongoing legacy of colonialism. But CRT is under attack across the nation.

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Several prominent Native nonprofits and institutions have received a major boost from billionaire donor MacKenzie Scott.

Mount Adams
The Yakama Nation is celebrating after a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe has been right all along about its treaty lands.

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Indigenous models are making names for themselves and are insisting on better representation in an industry doesn’t always present beauty accurately or sensitively.

Pine Ridge Reservation
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a hearing on facilities in Indian Country.

Remember the Removal Bike Ride
After more than a year of battling COVID, life is finally getting closer to normal across the Cherokee Nation.

COVID-19 Indigenous Investigative Collective
Native deaths from COVID-19 are already disproportionately higher than the rest of the population.

Mohawk Institute Residential School
Give us back our lands so that we might be restored to the embrace of the earth.

Supai Grand Canyon
After hitting a 40-year low in the pandemic year of 2020, national park visitors – and their dollars – are steadily returning.

NAFOA Photo of the Week
Community is about supporting each other.

Cicada on a leaf
Native America Calling will get some Native entomology and talk about the culinary bounty of cicada season and the role they and other insects play in Indigenous diets.

COVID-19 Press Briefing June 8, 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses the ‘Delta’ COVID-19 variant during a White House press briefing.

Snotty Nose Rez Kids
The First Nations hip-hop duo hits top numbers on Spotify and YouTube, by combining their Native heritage with unapologetic lyrics.

Tribes that face threats to their political integrity, economic security, health and welfare may finally be able to exercise authority over non-Indians.

U.S. Supreme Court
A sovereignty dispute that originated on the Crow Reservation in Montana has finally been addressed by the highest court in the land.

Harold Frazier
This has been a long fight and there is much more to do for our people.

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The founders and publishers of Native Business Magazine will offer advice for budding businesses, whether it’s a roadside food stand or a financial consulting firm.

Drusilla Hobbs
COVID-19 vaccination rates have fallen sharply in Arizona, but health officials are still hopeful the state can reach a goal of vaccinating 70 percent of the population by July 4.

Medicine Wheel #NoKXL
It took over 10 years and three presidential administrations but tribes and Native activists can finally claim victory over the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Native America Calling will talk about how to include more traditional foods into what we put on our plates every day.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a nomination hearing to consider Bryan Newland as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.

Bryan Newland
Bryan Newland delivers an opening statement at his nomination hearing to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Biden administration.

It’s a big day for Bryan Newland, who has been nominated to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Joe Biden administration.

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Native health officials say information is key to improving men’s health.

Tribal citizens, local residents, security experts and environmentalists say the unfinished Trump border project introduced more problems than it fixed.

Coming out as LGBTQ or Two-Spirit is often an important milestone.

One issue that is in the hearts and minds of Native people today is the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.

You go grads. Get ready to carry the torch.

No nation can truly prosper when any of its citizens are victims of discrimination.

I am proud of the many newspapers I have published, but it is time for a new generation of Native journalists and editors to take over.

Leonard Crow Dog was a powerful Wicasa Wakan, Holy Man, with a beautiful vision of the Sacred Mystery of the Universe.

Are you passionate about supporting tribal economies? Join the NAFOA team!

Navajo weavers are usually busy at this time of year.