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See you next week for NAFOA’s Virtual 39th Annual Conference!

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

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Tribal leaders and climate activists are at odds with the Biden Administration after a missed opportunity to shut off the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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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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The National Museum of the American Indian is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, focusing specifically on Native women.

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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is delivering a keynote to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on April 19, 2021.

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One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how are Native communities doing after suffering the highest infection, hospitalization and death rates?

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With a mix of spoken word and jazzy soul sounds, Joy Harjo might make listeners want to dance to her new album I Pray for My Enemies.

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The National Congress of American Indians is expected to announce a new chief executive officer, its third in three years.

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

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Two Native lawyers with impressive resumes are seeking an appointment to the federal bench.

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The countdown to #NAFOA2021 is on! Are you registered?

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A federal appeals court struck down some previsions of the Indian Child Welfare Act while upholding others in a complex and sometimes divided 325-page ruling.

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The Department of the Interior is admitting that records in Indian probate cases were exposed on the public internet but claims it wasn’t part of a “cyber-attack.”

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“This battle ended in victory,” the Puyallup Tribe said after the Biden administration stopped the sale of the National Archives in Washington state.

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Julianna Brannum, a filmmaker and citizen of the Comanche Nation, is our special guest on the Indianz.Com news show.

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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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President Joe Biden is seeking $4 billion for tribal programs at the Department of the Interior, the federal agency with the most trust and treaty responsibilities.

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Lakota youth came to the nation’s capital to tell the Biden administration to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline. Did anyone listen?

44th Annual MSU Powwow
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 House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States will take testimony on the Save Oak Flat Act on April 13, 2021.

California Tribal Families Coalition
The California Tribal Families Coalition is calling a federal appeals court decision “troubling” but says it won’t immediately impact Indian Child Welfare Act matters in their state.

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Sarah Young Bear-Brown, a citizen of the Meskwaki Nation, addresses the #ShutDownDAPL​ and #StopLine3​ rally in Washington, D.C.

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

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While we know using alcohol can strain a relationship, it is not the cause of domestic violence.

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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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“To this day, the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes continue to experience devastating health and environmental consequences from past mining,” said Fort Belknap Indian Community President Andrew Werk, Jr.

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Legal experts are deeply concerned about an “incredibly divisive” ruling from a federal appeals court that struck down parts of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

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National Indian organizations are “deeply concerned” about a federal appeals court ruling in a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case.

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A federal appeals court finally issued a long-awaited decision in a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case.

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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 COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect communities worldwide with many communities being forced to utilize resources on a virtual level and think outside of the box when it comes to teaching.

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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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Native people join TikTok for different reasons. But they stay for the community, for the culture and to fulfill their sacred duty.

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The Cheyenne River Youth Project will break ground for its new art center in July 2021.

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Protecting women and children has always been a core value for the Cherokee people.