Hoċokata Ti The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is going back on the road this week with a field hearing hosted by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.
U.S. Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed decades of precedent, with a new conservative majority denying women the constitutional right to an abortion.

House Committee on Appropriations Fiscal Year 2023 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Bill The House Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, part of the Committee on Appropriations, begins markup of a key Indian Country funding bill.
Lynn Malerba Lynn Malerba, the chief of the Mohegan Tribe, is taking on a prominent role in the Biden administration.
nativeamericacalling nac The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation estimates as many as 25 million Americans are experiencing long COVID.


Vivek Murthy
Doctors, nurses and other health care workers across the country have reached crisis levels of burnout, prompting the U.S. surgeon general to urge employers to review workloads and take further steps to address well-being.

Next Legends: Inspiring AI/AN Youth to Live Native Strong and Vape Free
The Food and Drug Administration announces the “Next Legends” E-cigarette prevention campaign for Native youth.

St. Mary's, Alaska
With over $13 billion on the table, the Biden administration is making sure tribes get access to historic levels of funding for infrastructure in Indian Country.

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Tribal Playbook
The White House hosts a press call to announce the release of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Tribal Playbook.

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Traditional ceremony and cultural connections can also provide a measure of healing for people dealing with mental health disorders.

Jonathan Nez and Roselyn Tso
The COVID-19 pandemic and operational issues are among the major challenges at the Indian Health Service as the agency awaits new leadership.

Nomination Hearing to consider Roselyn Tso to be Director of the Indian Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets to consider the nomination of Roselyn Tso to be director of the Indian Health Service.

Dilkon Medical Center
With his administration sounding the alarm on health worker burnout, President Biden’s pick to lead the Indian Health Service is up for a long-awaited confirmation hearing.


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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is often thought of as condition affecting children. But adults live with ADHD too.

Navajo Nation Graduation
It’s the time of year to throw our mortar boards in the air and mark new educational milestones.

Retirement Community
Arizona’s at the leading edge of a national trend, with Alzheimer’s cases expected to see double-digit percentage increases as the population ages.

U.S. Supreme Court
Native America Calling will get a view of what the pending reality for abortion rights means from a Native perspective.

StrongHearts Native Helpline
As a helpline dedicated to serving Native Americans and Alaska Natives impacted by domestic, dating and sexual violence, StrongHearts Native Helpline honors our relatives and communities impacted by Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR) and those working to end this crisis.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on “Setting New Foundations: Implementing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for Native Communities.”

U.S. Supreme Court
An unprecedented leak from the nation’s highest court is coming amid extreme uncertainty for tribes and their sovereign rights.

StrongHearts Native Helpline
In Indian Country, the abusive tactics of domestic violence have their roots in colonization.

Cherokee Nation
For almost two years, our tribal government made the hard choice to suspend official in-person gatherings with Cherokee communities.

Gathering of Nations
Native America Calling will celebrate the celebrations and calculate the lingering risks as people head back to the powwow trail.

Don Young
The U.S. House of Representatives is set to approve legislation to honor the legacy of the late Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska), who was known as a champion of Native issues.

Jonathan Nez
Jonathan Nez, the incumbent president of the Navajo Nation, kicked off his re-election campaign over the weekend.

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.

Navajo Nation
While the vast majority of cities and states have dropped mask mandates in public places, many tribes remain wary and continue with safety measures.

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

Raúl Grijalva
A Democratic-led bill to strengthen the policy of tribal consultation has hit a snag on Capitol Hill, leaving some supporters wondering about its future.

Navajo Nation
Native people have eagerly lined up to get their initial COVID-19 vaccine shots. But booster rates appear to be lagging as the pandemic continues.

Water Tribes
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs took testimony from tribal leaders whose communities are in dire need of infrastructure and revenue.

Chuck Hoskin Jr.
Cherokee Nation is strongest when our people have healthy bodies and minds.

House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities
The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds an oversight hearing titled “The Opioid Crisis in Tribal Communities.”

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.

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.

Dr. Jill Biden at Navajo Nation
Native people are much more likely to get certain cancers than the rest of the population.