Morongo Reservation
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians has become the first tribe in the nation to become a participating transmission owner as part of a new project that will help California meet its green energy goals.

Diné College
“This could be a first-ever patent for a tribal college,” said the president of Diné College on the Navajo Nation.

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The Native American Heritage Fund awarded more than $480,000 to support community art and projects, curricula updates, mascot revisions and other projects that honor Native culture and history.

National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition
The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition has identified 367 historically assimilative Indian boarding schools that operated in the U.S. between approximately 1870 until 1970.

Jonathan Nez
“As Navajo people, we all have parents, grandparents, and other elders who were subjected to boarding schools and that has contributed to many of the modern-day monsters in our society,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

Fawn Sharp
“The National Congress of American Indians commends the Department of Interior for taking the essential first step of providing an official account of the atrocities that Native children experienced during the boarding school era,” said President Fawn Sharp.

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The Catawba Nation is hosting two job fairs as it prepares to open a temporary gaming facility in North Carolina.

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Say Her Name debuts May 5, on Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) Awareness Day.

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The National Native American Hall of Fame is getting ready to honor a new slate of luminaries in Native business, arts, education and other fields.

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

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian announced that six new members are joining its Board of Trustees in 2021.

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A pipeline company has been trespassing on Indian land on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation for more than seven years.

Richard Nixon Taos Pueblo
Taos Pueblo wholeheartedly appreciates the support, leadership, the prayers, contributions, and sacrifices that brought Blue Lake back to our people.

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The Good Medicine Festival features playwrights and performances by Native and Indigenous artists from all over the world.

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Voters of the Colorado River Indian Tribes have elected Amelia Flores as chairwoman and five members to the governing council.

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“The tribe’s commitment to make a positive impact on our local community has never been stronger as we all persevere through the pandemic,” said Bob Peters, Chairman of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians.

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The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians has signed a new Class III gaming compact with the state of California.

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian has received a $5.67 million gift from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.

The crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous women, children, and Two Spirits has had significant impacts on Indigenous communities.

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An Oklahoma man pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Indian Country after he shot and killed a woman on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

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“From their distinguished service in the Armed Forces, to their contributions as teachers, doctors, lawyers, artists, and entrepreneurs, Native Americans continue to play a crucial role in the growth and success of the United States,” said Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota).

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November is Native American Heritage Month. Get involved!

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The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is reimagining Pueblo Harvest Restaurant as the Indian Pueblo Kitchen, an innovative teaching kitchen and restaurant centered around Indigenous cuisine education and exploration.

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The USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program was established in 2008 in partnership between USDA and 1994 institutions, tribally controlled colleges and universities with land-grant status.

gunlakecasino
Gun Lake Casino distributed over $611,000 in quarterly incentives to team members in November 2020, a token of gratitude for the essential role each employee has played.

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The National Congress of American Indians is accepting applications for the NCAI Youth Commission. Apply by November 8, 2020.

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Arizona Senate Minority Leader David Bradley has selected Derrick Watchman to serve on Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission.

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“As sovereign governments, we will continue to wage an unrelenting battle against this existential threat to humanity,” NCAI President Fawn Sharp said of climate change.

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When Amanda Harrell was growing up in McAlester, Oklahoma, she was unsure what type of education would be available to her or what her family could afford.

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The Ute Indian Tribal Business Committee is pleased to announce that its application to the Federal Communications Commission has been approved.

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A citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation was victimized by a former partner, U.S. Attorney Trent Shores announced.

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“Water is a sacred resource and essential to the life and well-being of our people,” said Chairman Luke Duncan of the Ute Tribe.

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The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board will be providing services at a temporary location while construction of the $100 million Oyate Health Center is underway.

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NAFOA is committed to fostering life-long learning from youth to executive leaders.

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The Chickasaw Nation is moving forward with two gaming projects in Oklahoma.

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An order from the U.S. Supreme Court allows the U.S. Census Bureau to end the 2020 count and stop data collection across the country.

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The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund, and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition condemn the Trump administration’s pursuit of an incomplete 2020 Census.

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O’odham land and water protectors who held a ceremony on Indigenous Peoples Day were attacked and arrested by federal and state law enforcement in Arizona.

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American citizens – including members of the Tohono O’odham Nation – were tear gassed by law enforcement near a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern Arizona.

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Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico), the vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, is taking aim at Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.