nativeamericacalling nac Civic-minded young Native people are devoting their energy to promoting healthy living for themselves and those around them.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts a legislative hearing on October 5, 2021.

House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a legislative hearing.
Mitchell Family Elders are already at risk for isolation. The COVID-19 pandemic only worsens the problem.
Cherokee Nation The opioid crisis affected every facet of Cherokee society, including our economy, our health system, our schools and our families.


U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court is running into snags that have plagued other institutions grappling with the ongoing health crisis.

Greg Gianforte
“We serve a lot of families on the Crow Reservation, and last year they were hit harder than anybody,” said a funeral home owner.

Mark Anthony Urquiza and Kristin Urquiza
“My life has completely changed over the past year,” Kristin Urquiza said of the loss of her father to COVID-19.

Navajo Nation
Pearline Kirk, the former controller for the Navajo Nation, is accused of using her position to defraud the tribe out of $3 million in COVID-19 funds.

Billings Clinic
The latest wave of COVID-19 cases, coupled with a shortage of health care workers, has stretched Montana’s emergency care system increasingly thin.

Chuck Hoskin Jr.
The Cherokee Nation announced a $75 million settlement in a lawsuit filed against opioid manufacturers.

Alaska Native Youth
Alaska Native corporations are figuring out how to distribute the funds more than a year after the CARES Act lawsuit started.

Lloyd Goings
When I opened an office of my newspaper in Rapid City back in the 1980s one of my frequent visitors was Lloyd Goings.

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Native people are over-represented in the number of people with disabilities.

Cherokee Nation
Our collective future is being written today by the investments we make in our youngest children.

Kayenta Wellness Center
American Indians and Alaska Natives are experiencing increases in food insecurity as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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Native doctors and nurses are in short supply. How are more being recruited into the industry?

Chuck Hoskin Jr.
To grow the economy across the Cherokee Nation Reservation, we must be forward thinking, collaborative and willing to work across borders.

Cherokee Nation
Native America Calling will hear from health experts and tribal leaders about the COVID-19 messages that are connecting with tribal citizens.

Michael Gavin
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation tried early and often to protect citizens from COVID-19.

Chickasaw Nation
Formal guidance from the Indian Health Service on how and when to give COVID-19 vaccine booster shots still are in the works, but some tribes aren’t waiting.

Chuck Hoskin Jr
The federal government has never fully met its trust responsibility to ensure that all citizens of tribal nations have quality health care.

The House Committee on Natural Resource is meeting to consider billions of dollars of investments in Indian Country.

Arizona National Guard
Math and reading scores in Arizona fell across the board last school year, as COVID-19 upended learning and led to a sharp drop in the number of students taking the tests.

Oglala Sioux Tribe Ambulance Service
Employees of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Ambulance Service are raising concerns about ‘abhorrent’ working conditions.

Roy Slowman
Indigenous nations across the country have experienced chronic federal underfunding, which has led to disproportionate impacts tied to COVID-19 through housing, employment, public safety, food security, health care and economic outcomes.

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Pregnant women need a healthy diet to minimize the risk of developmental problems with their babies. But many Indigenous people have limited access to fresh food and good nutritional guidance.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States, a treaty rights case, on March 18, 2021.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, giving or getting a helping hand is more important than ever.

Arizona National Guard
Arizona is on pace to record its 1 millionth COVID-19 infection and health experts fear that kids in schools and the looming Labor Day holiday will only make matters worse.

Cherokee Nation
We have already lost far too many beloved community members to this disease.

SWAIA - Santa Fe Indian Market
It’s a big week coming up in the Native arts world. Native America Calling will get a look at what’s in store.

Pathways: Native Arts Festival
Native people across the country are learning to adjust to life in the pandemic after a bumpy road this past year. How have artists been doing?

Pandemic Perseverance
Resilient. That’s the word used to describe Kim Holmes by the people who know her best.

Shawnee Language Program
The Shawnee language is in danger of becoming extinct, but COVID-19 and a switch to remote education open the door for revival.

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Native students are heading back into classrooms. But COVID-19 is still with us.

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association
Tribal casino revenues took a major hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to figures released by the National Indian Gaming Commission.

National Indian Gaming Commission - Gross Gaming Revenues GGR 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic impacted fiscal year 2020 gross gaming revenues for tribes across the nation.

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Native America Calling will get some perspectives on maintaining balance to avoid serious injuries, major health problems and work burnout.

Wawanosh School for Girls Memorial
All our generations exist in us and one day our ancestors will carry us home.