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.

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.

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) provides an opening statement at her confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior on February 23, 2021.

Tune in for the confirmation hearing of Deb Haaland to be Secretary of the Interior.

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian announced that six new members are joining its Board of Trustees in 2021.

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) delivers his first speech as the new chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

This year the Cherokee Nation is celebrating the bicentennial of the syllabary invented by Sequoyah.

To keep collaboration strong and safeguard our sovereignty, the Cherokee Nation pays close attention what’s happening in the Oklahoma Legislature.

A book inspired by the movement at Standing Rock is educating young people around the world about Native rights.

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The National Institutes of Health says early intervention and speech therapy are key to helping children with speech and language disorders learn to communicate.

About 8,000 students attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, whose founder had a motto: “Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”

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Native students are falling further and further behind due to COVID-19. How can we get them back on track?

Two hundred years ago, the brilliant statesman and inventor Sequoyah presented the Cherokee syllabary to the Cherokee Nation.

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

According to Lakota oral tradition, the tasiyagnunpa speaks Lakota.

Wrapping the year with a positive outlook for Indian Country.

“The Vore Buffalo Jump is a part of our history which should be told and shared with the world,” said Dr. Richard Littlebear, president of the Chief Dull Knife Memorial College.

Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) discusses Indian issues as he delivers his final speech on the U.S. Senate floor on December 8, 2020.

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The challenge of remote college classes, combined with the high cost of post-secondary education, is taking a toll amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

MIGIZI continues to keep Native youth engaged amid COVID-19 as the organization prepares for some big moves.

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

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, get an education, get health care, buy groceries, apply for assistance, search for jobs and more.

Kyle Edwards, managing editor of Native News Online, will spend the coming year focusing on the impacts of COVID-19 in Native communities.

As often happens with boys from the Indian boarding schools, we shared a lot of memories, good and bad.

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.

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

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.

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.

November is Native American Heritage Month. Get involved!

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.

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

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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).

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

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

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

“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.