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“I really wanted to make Standing Rock water protectors and water protectors around the world proud,” Native illustrator Michaela Goade said of her award-winning work.

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The unlikely journey for Teton Saltes, the New York Jets’ latest recruit, started as an afterthought.

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A Lakota couple is suing a public school district after a secretary at the school allegedly cut their daughters’ hair without permission.

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The National Native American Hall of Fame is honoring its third wave of inductees at a ceremony on November 6, 2021.

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Since 1990, Nancy Carlson and other non-Native residents in a small Nebraska community have hosted annual reunions for survivors of the Genoa Indian School.

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a hearing entitled “Infrastructure in Indigenous Communities: Priorities for American Jobs Plan” on April 21, 2021.

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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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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is once again taking a look at how COVID-19 has impacted American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.

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When President Joe Biden delivers his first address to Congress, a young citizen of the Navajo Nation will be there as a special guest.

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Native America Calling will check in with Native language program organizers about how they refuse to let COVID-19 slow the progress of language revitalization.

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The Navajo Nation welcomes First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden for a historic, two-day visit to the largest reservation in the United States.

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First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is visiting the Navajo Nation, her third trip to the largest reservation in the United States.

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Secretary Deb Haaland presented the Department of the Interior’s fiscal year 2022 budget request during her first appearance on Capitol Hill since joining the Biden administration.

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Native runners were once the dominant force in South Dakota distance running. That is no longer the case.

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Secretary Deb Haaland is making her first appearance on Capitol Hill since being confirmed as the leader of the Department of the Interior.

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More and more school districts across the country are reopening their doors to students as states start seeing improving COVID-19 infection numbers.

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The Biden administration is relaunching the White House Council on Native American Affairs as it seeks to strengthen the federal government’s relationship with tribal nations.

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“This battle ended in victory,” the Puyallup Tribe said after the Biden administration stopped the sale of the National Archives in Washington state.

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President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect communities worldwide with many communities being forced to utilize resources on a virtual level and think outside of the box when it comes to teaching.

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The American Rescue Plan, which allocates $31 billion to Indian Country, set aside $20 million to help tribes preserve their languages.

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Helping tribes stay informed and make the most of opportunities.

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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is taking to social media to show the American Rescue Plan Act benefits Indian Country.

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Dorothy “Scootie” Kiyukan Ziegler, who passed away in January 2021, was passionate about Native youth, culture and horses.

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Six Montana State University students are being recognized for their academic excellence, community service and leadership.

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NAFOA supports tribal leaders, Native professionals, and Native youth.

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Secretary Deb Haaland is making history in more ways than one, as the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior and the first Native person to serve in a presidential cabinet.

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“The acknowledgement of the suffering and abuse while honoring survivors’ resiliency is long overdue,” said South Dakota Rep. Peri Pourier, a citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

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Being born in a time when Lakota was spoken by nearly everyone around me allowed me to become fluent within 6 years.

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The proposed $1.9 trillion COVID stimulus plan includes another $20 billion for tribes and makes other investments in Indian Country. Is it enough?

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Sports are an important part of life for Native athletes and their parents. How is COVID-19 affecting them?

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The Department of the Interior is hosting the first in a series of tribal consultations mandated by President Joe Biden.

I am a survivor of the Holy Rosary Indian Mission Boarding School. I do not want to be honored.

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By a vote of 11-9, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved the nomination of Deb Haaland to serve as Secretary of the Interior.

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For the first time in three decades, the Winnebago Lady Indians have made it to the basketball playoffs in Nebraska.

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The 2021 American Indian Council Powwow at Montana State University will go online March 22-28, in adherence to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is on her way to making history yet again, this time as the first Native person in a presidential cabinet.

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The country’s oldest Native student newspaper is again fighting to protect its press freedom.

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Tune in for the second day of Deb Haaland’s historic confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior in President Joe Biden’s administration.

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It was a historic day for Indian Country as Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) finally got her confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior.