charmainewhiteface When Donna Gilbert asked me to be a part of her lawsuit, I immediately said yes. After having survived three other lawsuits, I should have been leery.
mildredquaemptsmerlekirk The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

“Native people are resilient, and we must show our support to prevent the violence that has devastated so many of our communities,” said Elizabeth Fowler of the Indian Health Service.
wmatcovid19 A combination of intense contact-tracing, surveillance of high-risk individuals and vaccinations has helped the White Mountain Apache Tribe combat COVID-19.
shoallake40 Water quality in Canada is ranked among the best in the world yet First Nations struggle to access a safe supply.


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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a hearing entitled “Infrastructure in Indigenous Communities: Priorities for American Jobs Plan” on April 21, 2021.

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Wilma Mankiller and Charlie Soap’s work with Cherokee communities set a precedent that we are proud to continue.

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NAFOA is committed to uplifting our community and Indian Country.

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The fate of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief money is now in the hands of the nation’s highest court. Learn more on the monthly Native news recap!

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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is once again taking a look at how COVID-19 has impacted American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.

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The House Committee on Natural Resources is holding a markup on two bills of interest in Indian Country.

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Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.

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When President Joe Biden delivers his first address to Congress, a young citizen of the Navajo Nation will be there as a special guest.

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Native America Calling will check in with Native language program organizers about how they refuse to let COVID-19 slow the progress of language revitalization.

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Welcome to #NAFOA2021 Week!

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The Navajo Nation welcomes First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden for a historic, two-day visit to the largest reservation in the United States.

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First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is visiting the Navajo Nation, her third trip to the largest reservation in the United States.

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Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg delivers remarks to tribal leaders about the American Jobs Plan on April 16, 2021.

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The American Jobs Plan promises to invest billions of dollars in tribal and Native communities. Learn whether the proposal will generate jobs and improve infrastructure in Indian Country.

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Native America Calling will get perspective on how the pandemic is affecting Indigenous peoples south of the U.S. border.

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The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, a dispute over COVID-19 funding in Indian Country.

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The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, No. 20-543, on April 19, 2021.

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Infighting among tribal attorneys led the nation’s highest court down an unusual path on the eve of arguments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case.

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Are Alaska Native corporations the same as Indian tribes? The nation’s highest court is poised to answer the question.

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President Biden’s American Jobs Plan invests tens of billions of dollars directly in tribal communities across the country, according to the White House.

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More and more school districts across the country are reopening their doors to students as states start seeing improving COVID-19 infection numbers.

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The Biden administration is relaunching the White House Council on Native American Affairs as it seeks to strengthen the federal government’s relationship with tribal nations.

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• On Clubhouse: Indianz.Com Listening Room [Audio Only] One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how are Native communities doing after suffering the highest infection, hospitalization and death rates in the U.S? That question will be discussed at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Wednesday afternoon. The title is “Examining the COVID-19 […]

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Drunk driving and alcohol-related health problems impact Native people disproportionately.

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President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.

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Native America Calling will take the hour to discuss how organizers are responding to the pent-up demand for live, in-person powwows.

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The pandemic has taken a toll on one of Native America’s leading economic development sources.

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When COVID-19 first struck the United States, the Navajo Nation was hit hard. Within months, infection rates across the reservation were the highest in the country.

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Native Americans are suffering a disproportionate toll from COVID-19.

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Given the surge of interest in gardening since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, several organizations are offering guidance on small gardens in containers, pots, and on patios and even window sills.

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The American Rescue Plan, which allocates $31 billion to Indian Country, set aside $20 million to help tribes preserve their languages.

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Helping tribes stay informed and make the most of opportunities.

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Even after watching their relatives and neighbors die of the virus at nearly twice the rate of their white counterparts, some Natives are leery of the vaccine.

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The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.

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Even before COVID-19, far too many Cherokees and others in our communities struggled with addiction.