Red Lake Nation
Some tribes are already finding economic opportunities with clean energy.

See you next week in the homelands of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation!

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Roundtable discussion titled “Promoting and Supporting Tribal Access to Spectrum and Related Benefits in Native Communities"
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts a roundtable to address spectrum access for Native communities.

Only 2 weeks left until #NAFOAFall22 at the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation!

Ray Halbritter
The Oneida Nation is the latest in Indian Country to join the cannabis industry.

Lynn Malerba
It’s been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government.

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A new survey finds Native renters faced evictions at a far higher rate than other ethnic groups.

Native American Bank
Native borrowers have a number of choices beyond the bank loan to finance big items like homes and starting a business.

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#NAFOAFall22 is around the corner! Will we see you next month?

Navajo Blanket
Indigenous hues carry meaning, stories, and emotion. Learn more on an encore presentation of Native America Calling.

NAFOA works to provide advocacy and resources for all of Indian Country.

Native America Calling - The Menu: Farm Bill and Navajo Pizza
What’s on The Menu? Learn more about the Native Farm Bill Coalition and a new restaurant on the Navajo Nation.

NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week
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Santa Fe Indian Market
The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts marks the 100th Santa Fe Indian Market, a place to buy works directly from Native creators.

Oglala Lakota Nation
Citizens of the Oglala Sioux Tribe overwhelmingly voted to legalize recreational and medical marijuana on their homelands.

NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.

White House
The Biden administration is working to improve high-speed internet in American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.

NAFOA supports all parts of our community — from students to executive leaders.

Jackie Walorski
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi is mourning the loss of Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Indiana) and two of her staffers who were killed in a car crash.

Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial
The city of Gallup, New Mexico, is marking 100 years of celebrating the region’s Indigenous culture with events like a parade and traditional song and dance.

Uplifting voices and opportunities from our community members and partners.

Alaskan Inuit Food Sovereignty Summit
Today on Native America Calling, Andi Murphy hosts the Indigenous food show The Menu.

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Sean Sherman
Indian Country’s most celebrated chef is facing calls for greater accountability after hiring a domestic violence offender.

Bright Path Strong at NAFOA
NAFOA values our community—thank you for being a part of it.

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nativeamericacalling nac
From reservation energy utilities to farm stands, co-ops bring both financial and social benefits for Native business.

It may be summer but NAFOA works hard year-round to support tribes.

Montana State Capitol
Tribes that want to start cultivating cannabis in Montana already face restrictions imposed by a state agency.

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Commercial piloting is an industry that for decades has been largely dominated by men but a growing number of Native women are trying to break through the glass ceiling.

Get all the latest Native food news on Native America Calling.

Lynn Malerba
Missed any newsletters from NAFOA? Make sure to check out our new newsroom!

Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Janet Yellen
It was a day of firsts as the Rosebud Sioux Tribe welcomed key leaders from the Department of the Treasury to Indian Country.

Janet Yellen
Secretary Janet Yellen is the first leader of the Department of the Treasury to visit Indian Country. Here’s what she said at her meeting with the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.

Rincon in Puerto Rico
Tax breaks and other incentives are driving wealthy, outside investors to buy up property in Puerto Rico, raising concerns about a new era of colonization.

Lynn Malerba
Lynn Malerba, the chief of the Mohegan Tribe, is taking on a prominent role in the Biden administration.

Bethany Yellowtail
It’s been a rough couple of months for one of Indian Country’s most prominent fashion designers.

Standing Rock Sioux Reservation
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s experience is a cautionary tale for tribes working with outsiders to help preserve their language.

One of Indian Country’s most prominent fashion designers is “scaling down” her business after facing allegations of artistic theft.