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Heatwaves are scorching much of the western half of the country and weather experts say there’s more to come. How are tribes affected?

Water Warriors United
An estimated 30 percent of Navajo Nation residents lack running water and often must travel long distances to haul it back to their homes.

Morongo Reservation
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians has become the first tribe in the nation to become a participating transmission owner as part of a new project that will help California meet its green energy goals.

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Large, expensive infrastructure projects would go a long way toward solving drinking water access problems on tribal lands.

Jonathan Nez, Bryan Newland, Myron Lizer
The nomination of Bryan Newland to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs is slowly moving forward in the U.S. Senate.

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4-H programs evolved to incorporate Native farming and ranching methods to both educate young people and keep Native knowledge thriving.

Native American Connections
Incorporating Indigenous practices like talking circles into health care treatment isn’t new but has grown in significance during COVID-19.

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Navajo sheep herders are busy at this time of year. Learn more in this encore preservation from Native America Calling.

House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Legislative Hearing
The Shoshone-Paiute Tribes are asking Congress to make some technical changes to their water rights settlement.

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Join Native America Calling for its monthly recap of the top news in Indian Country, including the announcement of the Indian boarding school investigation.

Jaime Lynn Butler
Native youth are part of a lawsuit that seeks to hold the federal government accountable for climate change.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be hearing from experts in housing, telecommunications and federal policy at a roundtable on infrastructure.

'Death to KXL'
After more than 10 years of fighting, the Keystone XL Pipeline is finally dead.

Oyate Wahacanka Woecun
Water is the source of life. If there are ever any threats to our water we need to address them.

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Constrictions on surface and ground water are creating hardships for Native farmers and ranchers.

Warm Springs Reservation
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking another look at infrastructure in Native communities.

Quinault Nation
The Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act is up for its first hearing in the 117th Congress.

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Law enforcement reported arresting more than 240 people for participating in a demonstration against a pipeline on Ojibwe treaty territory.

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Schools, hospitals and other facilities in Indian Country need billons of dollars in investments.

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts an oversight hearing titled, “Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country.”

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The Yakama Nation is celebrating after a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe has been right all along about its treaty lands.

Supai Grand Canyon
After hitting a 40-year low in the pandemic year of 2020, national park visitors – and their dollars – are steadily returning.

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Native America Calling will get some Native entomology and talk about the culinary bounty of cicada season and the role they and other insects play in Indigenous diets.

Harold Frazier
This has been a long fight and there is much more to do for our people.

Medicine Wheel #NoKXL
It took over 10 years and three presidential administrations but tribes and Native activists can finally claim victory over the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Tribal citizens, local residents, security experts and environmentalists say the unfinished Trump border project introduced more problems than it fixed.

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Navajo weavers are usually busy at this time of year.

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The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is declaring victory for treaty rights and sacred places in an ongoing battle against the Republican governor of South Dakota.

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The Department of Agriculture is working to elevate its relationship with tribal nations and a Lakota woman is leading the way.

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Native America Calling will hear the status of controversial mining projects being opposed by tribal nations.

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From the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota to Line 5 in Michigan, pipeline operators continue to skirt the law.

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing to consider pending tribal bills.

After fifteen years of relentless effort, tribal nations finally succeeded in passing America’s most aggressive and revolutionary climate change policy.

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Voting access, Indigenous languages and bison management were the big-ticket items for the Montana Legislature’s American Indian Caucus.

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Bills to protect tribal cultural property, address Native youth issues and mandate tribal consultation are being heard by the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.

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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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President Biden is seeking $111 billion to help solve persistent drinking water access problems, including for tribes.

Save Oak Flat
The Sikh Coalition and the San Carlos Apache Tribe would not appear to have much in common at first glance, but they have found a shared interest in protecting sacred land.

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is hosting an oversight hearing titled, “Environmental Justice in Indigenous Communities.”

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According to the National Park Service, the herd of 600 bison on the Grand Canyon North Rim will be reduced to 200.