Pioneer Fire
Tribal forestry officials are watching the landscape, and Native firefighters are already on the scene at several hot spots, trying to contain wildfires.

Burrowing owls’ habitat losses have wildlife experts working to relocate them
Despite federal protections under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, burrowing owls remain threatened by land development.

Cherokee Medicine Keeper Signing
The Cherokee people’s connection to the land and nature has always been central to our way of life.

California condors
After decades of planning, the Yurok Tribe was instrumental in releasing two California condors into the skies.

American Indian Hall
Montana State University’s new American Indian Hall has become the first building in Montana to earn the highest LEED Platinum certification.

Harvest of Catawba kus
What’s on The Menu? Join Andi Murphy for Native America Calling’s regular update on all the latest food happenings.

San Pedro River
Two Arizona waterways landed on an annual list of the top 10 “most endangered” rivers in the United States.

Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project
Native people are less likely to have reliable access to adequate wastewater systems than any other population in the country.

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Native America Calling will explore what drives people to disrespect irreplaceable Native items and what can be done to prevent it.

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Native gardeners have taken steps throughout the winter to prepare for the start of the growing season.

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Native America Calling will take a look at Indigenous community planning ideas and discuss the importance of including Indigenous voices and knowledge.

Bald Eagle
A new study found that almost half of bald eagles and golden eagles across the United States suffered from chronic lead poisoning.

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A new program offers low-income people help paying their water bills.

Navajo Nation
Indigenous people across the globe are disproportionately impacted by the effects of climate change.

Water Tribes
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.

Uranium on Navajo Nation
Remnants of more than 500 uranium mines on the Navajo Nation have been a threat to residents for decades.

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.

Dwayne Tomah
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.

Anthony Paul's Boat
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.

Piestewa Peak
California, Idaho and Arizona rank highest among the 37 states with place names deemed derogatory to Native women.

Joe Biden and Deb Haaland
It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.

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What’s on The Menu? Join Native America Calling’s resident foodie Andi Murphy to find out!

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Affording the basics is becoming harder every day as inflation continues to creep higher.

Jordan Dresser
In the latest episode of Reconciliation Rising, hear from Jordan Dresser, a documentary filmmaker and chairman of the Northern Arapaho Nation.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs 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.

Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant
Tribal communities continue to live with nuclear waste in their backyards while a permanent repository remains in political limbo.

Sugar Maple and Yellow Birch
The Maple Tree (Wahta in Mohawk) is recognized by the Iroquois people as the representative of all trees.

Red Lake Nation
The Red Lake Nation is making history as the first in Indian Country to win federal approval for its energy development organization.

Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate
Joe Biden is a man of vision — he is working to “Restore the Soul of America.”

American Indian Coalition and the Tennessee Ancient Sites Conservancy
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
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.”

Wilma P. Mankiller and Charlie Soap Water Act
Nobody within the Cherokee Nation Reservation should have to live without access to safe, running water.

NAFOA
The countdown to #NAFOA40th is on! Have you registered yet?

Solar Panels - Moapa Band of Paiute Indians
The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians is on a roll when it comes to solar energy on tribal homelands in Nevada.

Teresa Leger Fernandez
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.

Yellowstone National Park
Long before it was a national park, Yellowstone was an important place for at least two dozen tribes.

Flaring North Dakota
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.

Regan Loggans, also known as Regan de Loggans
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.