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A resolution paves the way to address lands illegally taken from an Indian boarding school in South Dakota.

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In Native languages, some of our favorite words and phrases pack much more meaning than any English translation can encompass.

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian has received a $5.67 million gift from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.

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Despite a federal law ordering their repatriation, thousands of Native ancestors and artifacts remains still languish in boxes and basements across the country.

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With fewer and fewer fluent speakers of the Crow language, advocates for revitalizing it hope a free online dictionary can aid people already working to bolster their skills and make learning the language more accessible.

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Across the Navajo Nation, victims of COVD-19 include parents and grandparents, sole guardians and providers, mentors and teachers. Without them, some students have lost their way or, quite literally, fallen off the map.

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November is Native American Heritage Month. Get involved!

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The USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program was established in 2008 in partnership between USDA and 1994 institutions, tribally controlled colleges and universities with land-grant status.

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Residents are voicing support for a resolution that would address lands that were illegally taken from a former Indian boarding school.

Remembering the Children - Rapid City Indian Boarding School Memorial Walk
Efforts continue to address the status of lands at the former Rapid City Indian School that were illegally transferred.

“Native Americans have overcome many hardships since the onset of colonization — genocide, forced relocation and assimilation — but we’re still here,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico).

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In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of Indian day schools.

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Please join the National Coalition of Native American Language Schools and Programs for a webinar on the Native American Languages Act.

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NAFOA aims to keep our community about the news that impacts you the most.

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“Advice from the elders helped the tiospaye stay emotionally strong,” Jace DeCory said at the West River History Conference.

Plans for a memorial which will honor the students of the Rapid City Indian Boarding School were unveiled during the annual Native American Day walk.

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Sharing important updates to know for the week of Indigenous People’s Day!

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Joy Harjo, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation who serves as the U.S. Poet Laureate, is helping Montana State University celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day.

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Native America Calling is cracking the books and bringing in the experts to discuss the go-to sources for learning about history from the Native perspective.

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Here’s what supporters of Democratic presidential candiate Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris are saying about the Biden-Harris Plan for Tribal Nations

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris updated their Indian Country platform as they met with tribal leaders in Arizona. Find out what’s in it.

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Visitors to the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument will be able to learn more about the historic tribal victory thanks to a new project.

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Native Americans, along with Hispanics, have the lowest colorectal screening rates in the United States.

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“Everyone in this country deserves access to reliable high-speed internet, especially during a pandemic,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico), a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna.

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The Native American Law and Policy Institute at the Southern University Law Center will host its third annual Tribal Courts and Tribal Sovereignty symposium on October 16, 2020.

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MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, announced eight new Indigenous Communities Fellows. Recipients received a total of $105,000 in funding.


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Please join Native America Calling as we hear the latest in news from around the nation.

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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) introduced the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy Act, a bill that seeks healing for stolen Native children and their communities.

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Students at Bureau of Indian Education operated schools started classes without adequate technology, sometimes sharing a single computer among siblings, because the agency disbursed funding late and failed to purchase equipment in time.

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NAFOA has the latest opportunities for tribes, families, and individuals.

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On tribal lands, only 65 percent of the population has access to broadband. Half of tribal rural households don’t even have access to a fixed wireless internet provider.

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NDN Collective is giving away backpacks filled with supplies to Native American students and youth in the Rapid City, South Dakota, area.

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It’s a busy week for Indian Country’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.

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Native Americans in Arizona were denied the right to vote until 1948, and state law continued to deny voting opportunities for Native Americans through laws, policies and practices until 1970.


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Please join Roman Orona (Yaqui/Apache) for a webinar on ‘The Business of Performance Art.’


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The 9,000 square-foot Navajo Blue Travel Plaza is located along a busy interstate in Arizona.

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Schools operated by the Bureau of Indian Education on the Navajo Nation will be opening under a distance-learning plan, a stunning reversal of the agency’s plans to hold classes in person.

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The Bureau of Indian Education failed to send a witness to a hearing on reopening Indian schools in the age of COVID-19.

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Registration is open for the Peter A. Jaszi Distinguished Lecture on Intellectual Property, featuring Suzan Shown Harjo, leader of trademark proceeding against the Washington professional football team.


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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States will hold a remote oversight hearing entitled ‘Examining the Bureau of Indian Education’s School Reopening Guidance During the COVID-19 Pandemic.’