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Charles “Chuck” F. Sams III delivers an opening statement at his confirmation hearing to serve as director of the National Park Service.

Jeneda Benally
For three decades, brother and sister Jeneda and Clayson Benally have been recording and touring bringing their empowering organic conscious raising charged music to communities around the globe.

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United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 13, 2021.

Cary Morin
Cary Morin’s music is often characterized as roots-infused Native Americana with hints of bluegrass, folk, blues, and rock.

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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 12, 2021.

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Vice President Kamala Harris addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 12, 2021.

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a legislative hearing.

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

2020 Census Redistricting: First Look at American Indian/Alaska Native Population Data
“NCAI is excited to see the 2020 Census results that show a more diverse America,” said National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp.

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The U.S. Senate finally confirmed Bryan Newland, a citizen of the Bay Mills Indian Community, to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.

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Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addresses the Red Road to DC event on July 29, 2021.

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The Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts funeral services in Mission, South Dakota, for nine Lakota students who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.

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The Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts prayer services in Sioux City, Iowa, for the return of nine Lakota students who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts an oversight hearing titled, “Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country.”

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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a nomination hearing to consider Bryan Newland as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.

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Bryan Newland delivers an opening statement at his nomination hearing to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Biden administration.

The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1688, the Native American Child Protection Act, on May 12, 2021.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has a busy afternoon with a business meeting, oversight hearing and legislative hearing.

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The House Committee on Natural Resources is meeting to advance bills affecting tribal lands and Native youth.

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The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.810, a bill to conduct a feasibility study on the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, on May 12, 2021.

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The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.478, the Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act, on May 12, 2021.

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Robert Anderson, a citizen of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, delivers an opening statement at his confirmation hearing to be Solicitor at the Department of the Interior.

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Bills to protect tribal cultural property, address Native youth issues and mandate tribal consultation are being heard by the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is hosting an oversight hearing titled, “Environmental Justice in Indigenous Communities.”

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

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

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Secretary Deb Haaland is making her first appearance on Capitol Hill since being confirmed as the leader of the Department of the Interior.

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

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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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Georgene Louis is seeking to make history as the next Native woman in Congress. Listen to her story.


Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland takes part in a ceremonial swearing-in at the White House complex on March 18, 2021.

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Judge Diane Humetewa, a citizen of the Hopi Tribe, testifies on the need for more federal judges in Indian Country.

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President Joe Biden delivers a video message to the National Congress of American Indians on February 23, 2021.

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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) provides an opening statement at her confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior on February 23, 2021.

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Tune in for the confirmation hearing of Deb Haaland to be Secretary of the Interior.

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National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp delivers the 19th annual State of Indian Nations on February 22, 2021.

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The House Committee on Natural Resources holds an organizing meeting on February 18, 2021.

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Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico), a new member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, is pushing for increased COVID-19 relief and federal funding for tribal nations.