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.

Uplifting voices and opportunities from our community members and partners.

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.

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?”

The NAFOA newsletter has something for everyone – from Native students to Tribal Leaders.

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.

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.

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The number of Native-owned bookstores remains small, but it’s growing.

In one of his last acts as president, Donald Trump pardoned Republican former lawmaker Rick Renzi, who was convicted of corruption while in Congress.

It’s a short week with a lot of important news for Indian Country.

The loss of the presidential election and a second impeachment aren’t stopping the Trump administration from dropping new proposals on Indian Country.

NAFOA is hitting the ground running in 2021 to keep tribes informed and supported.

Ringing in 2021 with new opportunities and updates for Indian Country.

Wrapping the year with a positive outlook for Indian Country.

A pipeline company has been trespassing on Indian land on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation for more than seven years.

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Tribes closed casinos and hotels at the beginning of the pandemic in order to prevent further spread of the virus.

A Canadian company has been dealt a setback in efforts to develop an area known as Paradise Valley.

Sharing important updates impacting Indian Country.

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The landscape is changing rapidly for tribes aiming to capitalize on the growing legal cannabis market.

For the fifth year, a Navajo Nation program is helping reservation residents stay warm through by distributing coal for free.

NAFOA is here to keep you informed about the latest news and resources.

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto once again took the world by storm, only virtually this time around.

Activists worry that the Trump administration is fast-tracking federal approval for a large copper mine on sacred Apache territory in Arizona.

In 2020, we are grateful for the contributions of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians make to our country – from business to politics and everything in between.

NAFOA is proud to serve and advocate for tribes.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approved four bills addressing tribal lands, broadband in tribal communities and a youth treatment center.

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is reimagining Pueblo Harvest Restaurant as the Indian Pueblo Kitchen, an innovative teaching kitchen and restaurant centered around Indigenous cuisine education and exploration.

A controversial hemp operation on the Navajo Nation has spawned a federal investigation into reports of marijuana production, interstate drug trafficking and violations of labor and child labor laws.

Indian Country is stronger together.

Mine cleanup will put Hopi and Navajo citizens back to work, addressing employment and environmental issues at the same time.

The state of Alaska is siding with Native corporations over tribal governments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.

With the nation’s highest court stacked with even more conservative justices, tribes are once again paying close attention to a COVID-19 funding dispute they thought was over.

The Federal Communications Commission has granted broadband spectrum licenses to tribes in what FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called “a major step forward in our efforts to close the digital divide on Tribal lands.”

Rikki Tanenbaum has worked for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians since 2018.

Oil continues to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a federal judge said the operation should be shut down.