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Native America Calling: Fire season: Native forest fire management
Tribal forestry officials are watching the landscape, and Native firefighters are already on the scene at several hot spots, trying to contain wildfires.
Cronkite News: Experts work to protect burrowing owls amid constant threats
Despite federal protections under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, burrowing owls remain threatened by land development.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation exercises sovereignty on historic lands
The Cherokee people’s connection to the land and nature has always been central to our way of life.
Native America Calling: Tribes helping re-establish North America’s largest bird
After decades of planning, the Yurok Tribe was instrumental in releasing two California condors into the skies.
MSU News: American Indian Hall wins highest sustainability rating
Montana State University’s new American Indian Hall has become the first building in Montana to earn the highest LEED Platinum certification.
Native America Calling: Labeling beef and Kus corn
What’s on The Menu? Join Andi Murphy for Native America Calling’s regular update on all the latest food happenings.
Cronkite News: Arizona rivers land on ‘endangered’ list for another year
Two Arizona waterways landed on an annual list of the top 10 “most endangered” rivers in the United States.
Native America Calling: Solving Native American wastewater challenges
Native people are less likely to have reliable access to adequate wastewater systems than any other population in the country.
Native America Calling: Vandals take toll on priceless Native treasures
Native America Calling will explore what drives people to disrespect irreplaceable Native items and what can be done to prevent it.
Native America Calling: Adapting modern tools for traditional gardening
Native gardeners have taken steps throughout the winter to prepare for the start of the growing season.
Native America Calling: Finding space for Indigenous community planning
Native America Calling will take a look at Indigenous community planning ideas and discuss the importance of including Indigenous voices and knowledge.
Cronkite News: Study highlights impact of lead poisoning in eagles
A new study found that almost half of bald eagles and golden eagles across the United States suffered from chronic lead poisoning.
Native America Calling: Federal help for water access
A new program offers low-income people help paying their water bills.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation works to address climate change
Indigenous people across the globe are disproportionately impacted by the effects of climate change.
Cronkite News: Tribes outline water needs at hearing on Capitol Hill
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs took testimony from tribal leaders whose communities are in dire need of infrastructure and revenue.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting to consider S.3123, S.3126, S.3273, H.R.1975 & H.R.4881
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting to consider five tribal homelands bills.
Native America Calling: The threat and promise of uranium
Remnants of more than 500 uranium mines on the Navajo Nation have been a threat to residents for decades.
Native America Calling: The future of the Great Salt Lake
Long before it became the inspiration to build what became Utah’s largest city, the Great Salt Lake was an important place for the Ute, Paiute, Goshute, and Shoshone nations.
Wabanaki Nations seek ‘equality’ for their tribal sovereignty
With one long-overdue legislative achievement under their belts, tribal nations from one of the furthest ends of Indian Country are asking Congress to fully recognize their sovereignty.
Underscore.news: Tribal citizens battle state over treaty fishing rights
After a judge dismissed charges of shellfish trafficking on treaty grounds, tribes and treaty rights organizations say the case exemplifies how officials are working to undermine treaty fishing rights and agreements.
Cronkite News: Tribes consulted about offensive place names
California, Idaho and Arizona rank highest among the 37 states with place names deemed derogatory to Native women.
Biden administration releases fiscal year 2023 budget request
It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.
Native America Calling: The Menu with Pyet DeSpain, shellfishing rights, and Native food videos
What’s on The Menu? Join Native America Calling’s resident foodie Andi Murphy to find out!
Native America Calling: Everything costs more
Affording the basics is becoming harder every day as inflation continues to creep higher.
Reconciliation Rising: An Interview with Jordan Dresser
In the latest episode of Reconciliation Rising, hear from Jordan Dresser, a documentary filmmaker and chairman of the Northern Arapaho Nation.
Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S.1397, S.3168, S.3308, S.3443, S.3773 & S.3789
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a legislative hearing on six bills on March 23, 2022.
Native America Calling: Where to store nuclear waste?
Tribal communities continue to live with nuclear waste in their backyards while a permanent repository remains in political limbo.
Doug George-Kanentiio: How the Mohawks gave maple syrup to the world
The Maple Tree (Wahta in Mohawk) is recognized by the Iroquois people as the representative of all trees.
Red Lake Nation secures first federal approval for energy developments
The Red Lake Nation is making history as the first in Indian Country to win federal approval for its energy development organization.
Delbert Hopkins: Indian Country — and America — can turn to Joe Biden for leadership
Joe Biden is a man of vision — he is working to “Restore the Soul of America.”
People’s World: Native community stands up to big developers
For several months, the Native community and allies have been conducting a campaign to slow down the development of the East Bank of the Cumberland River that flows through Nashville.
Harold Frazier: Remove the Dakota Access Pipeline from treaty territory
The Dakota Access Pipeline continues to trespass on the territory of the Great Sioux Nation and endanger the lives of our people.
Examining the History of Federal Lands and the Development of Tribal Co-Management
The House Committee on Natural Resources holds a hearing titled “Examining the History of Federal Lands and the Development of Tribal Co-Management.”
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to improve access to clean water
Nobody within the Cherokee Nation Reservation should have to live without access to safe, running water.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week
The countdown to #NAFOA40th is on! Have you registered yet?
Moapa Band of Paiute Indians moves ahead with another solar development
The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians is on a roll when it comes to solar energy on tribal homelands in Nevada.
Non-Indians assert ‘mestizo’ identity in bid for consultation policy
A Democratic-led bill working its way through Congress would extend the federal policy of consultation to people who have recently been asserting an Indian identity.
Native America Calling: The Native history of Yellowstone National Park
Long before it was a national park, Yellowstone was an important place for at least two dozen tribes.
Howard Center: Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation caught in flaring debate
The Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota, home to a massive amount of natural gas flaring, is battling for regulatory control over this wasteful practice.
Self-described ‘agitator’ changes tribal affiliation story after inquiries
The leader of New York City’s most prominent and vocal Indigenous group is changing their story after being asked about their tribal affiliation claims.
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