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Keeping tribes and community members informed is one of NAFOA’s top priorities.

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Oklahoma’s first Native-owned brewing company, inspired by the recipes of the owner’s father, will open an independent location this summer.

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Native America Calling will get an update on the marijuana industry as tribal economic development.

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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking another look at the ways in which COVID-19 has impacted Native communities.

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“These are things that are absolutely essential to our identity and to our spiritual health,” National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp said in seeking permanent protections for Oak Flat.

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The National Native American Hall of Fame is getting ready to honor a new slate of luminaries in Native business, arts, education and other fields.

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Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg delivers remarks to tribal leaders about the American Jobs Plan on April 16, 2021.

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The American Jobs Plan promises to invest billions of dollars in tribal and Native communities. Learn whether the proposal will generate jobs and improve infrastructure in Indian Country.

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Indian Country infrastructure needs, for everything from water to housing to broadband, are a high priority of the Biden administration’s $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan.

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See you next week for NAFOA’s Virtual 39th Annual Conference!

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The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, No. 20-543, on April 19, 2021.

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Are Alaska Native corporations the same as Indian tribes? The nation’s highest court is poised to answer the question.

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States will take testimony on the Save Oak Flat Act on April 13, 2021.

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The pandemic has taken a toll on one of Native America’s leading economic development sources.

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The Catawba Nation is on track to open a casino in North Carolina in the fall of 2021.

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For more than six years, the San Carlos Apache Tribe and allies have been holding camps, rallies, relay runs and other demonstrations to resist mining on sacred land at Oak Flat.

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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.

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The deadline to submit written comments on the tribal consultation policy at the Department of Defense has arrived.

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Just days after asking a federal judge to stop a huge copper mine on sacred territory, the San Carlos Apache Tribe is celebrating the Biden administration’s decision to pull back the controversial development.

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Deb Haaland was slammed with questions about the Biden administration’s energy policies at her historic confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior.

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Deb Haaland, a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna, has been nominated to serve as Secretary of the Interior in President Joe Biden’s administration.

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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) discusses economic development in Indian Country and self-governance for tribal nations in a video message to the Native American Contractors Association.

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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is inching closer to making history as the first Native person to serve in a modern-day presidential cabinet.

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The Native American Contractors Association will hear from Secretary of the Interior nominee Deb Haaland and other key members of Congress this week.

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“This is what this fight for Oak Flat is revealing,” said Wendsler Nosie Sr. of the Apache Stronghold. “Why can’t all Americans know they’ve met an angel at a holy place?”

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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.

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Shake off the Zoom fatigue and tune in to important updates!

With one of the debacles of the Donald Trump era still raging in the courts, Indian Country will be paying close attention as the Department of the Treasury gains new leadership.