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The deadline for all U.S. residents to fill out the 2020 Census is approaching fast. Tune into Native America Calling to find out how the Indian Country is being affected.

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The Real Birds from the Crow Nation are a formidable force across Indian Country.

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The Democratic Party gained many new members in Indian Country because of the man they called FDR.

Alaska Native corporations are not entitled to shares of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund, a federal appeals court ruled in a closely-watched case.

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Hospitals are combating health disparities among Native Americans by teaching new mothers strong breastfeeding practices.

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“As the first people of this country, we have every right to be counted in the 2020 Census,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

michaelweahkee
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs took testimony on bills addressing Indian health and tribal lands.

The Treasury Department
Now in spreadsheet form! Coronavirus Relief Fund allocations for tribal governments.

jojohnson
The virus has brought so many unwelcome changes to our lives.

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The president and vice president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe aren’t seeking re-election, a sign of frustration with the government on the reservation.

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Indianz.Com is publishing the payments made to tribes from the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States took testimony on bills benefiting the Seminole Tribe and the Catawba Nation.

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S.294, the Native American Business Incubators Program Act, is close to becoming law. The bill aims to boost entrepreneurship and economic development in Indian Country.

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S.982, the Not Invisible Act, is the first bill to be introduced and passed by all four tribal citizens who serve in the U.S. Congress.

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Congress has finally approved S.227, Savanna’s Act. The bill is named in honor of Savanna Greywind, a 22-year-old citizen of the Spirit Lake Nation who went missing and was murdered.

Border Barrier Construction, BMGR
Construction of a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico continues to affect sacred and sensitive tribal sites in southern Arizona.

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Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin had trouble addressing the tribal coronavirus relief fund data breach during a hearing on September 24, 2020.

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The U.S. House of Representatives considers S.209, the Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act, also known as the PROGRESS Act, on September 21, 2020.

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Over the last several months, the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked unprecedented havoc on the world.

markwaynemullin
Vanessa Guillén’s disappearance and horrific murder earlier this year shined a light on the systemic issue of sexual harassment and sexual assault within our military.

elizabethcooklynn
What we need to remember is this: a great deal rides on how we spend the next several weeks as people who value our American way of life.

lowerbrulesiouxtribe
On tribal lands, only 65 percent of the population has access to broadband. Half of tribal rural households don’t even have access to a fixed wireless internet provider.

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With the coronavirus disproportionately affecting tribal nations due to health disparities, poor infrastructure and chronic underfunding, young people in Indian Country have stepped up to help others, preserve their culture and start the healing process.

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Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) are requesting a thorough investigation into multiple deaths at Fort Hood, including those of two citizens of the Navajo Nation.

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Five Indian Country bills are finally over their last hurdle on Capitol Hill, giving Republicans, Democrats and maybe even Donald Trump a chance to declare victory ahead of the presidential election.

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If signed into law, the Not Invisible Act will be the first bill in history to be introduced and passed by four citizens of federally recognized tribe.

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Five Indian Country bills are on their way to President Donald Trump for his signature.

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Leaders from the Seminole Tribe, the Catawba Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are testifying before the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.

michaelweahkee
Three tribal leaders and one federal official will testify at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

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The outcome of a key race in Montana will help decide control of the U.S. Senate. Both candidates are touting their environmental credentials.

Joe Biden
The Joe Biden campaign is hosting a Native American Small Business Owners Training and Roundtable featuring Karen Mills, the former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

strongheartsnativehelpline
Having lived through genocide and horrific suffering, the aftermath of European contact and colonization continues to not only haunt Native Americans, it wreaks havoc in their everyday lives.

nativenationsrise
We are witnessing a historical push toward the dismantling of imperialism, the decentralization of power, and the welcoming of non-White, non-European values into conservation.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addressed vaccine concerns with Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer.

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What was a showdown between the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and a local official has now turned into a stalemate over an early voting site for the community.

northerncheyennetribecapitol
Some tribal governments are a manifestation of colonialism, whereby those who play the game (elected officials, federal and tribal employees) often stand to reap personal financial gain.

unitingresilience
“What has been happening is death to our people and violence to our people,” Oglala Sioux citizen Monique “Muffie” Mousseaux said.

osiyotv
Despite challenges in conducting on-location shoots and interviews, OsiyoTV has stayed right on schedule, with the new season to begin airing October 1.

Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills address Indian health, diabetes, tribal broadband and tribal lands.

housescip
Bills benefiting the Seminole Tribe and the Catawba Nation are getting their first hearing on Capitol Hill.