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Jill Jim, Roselyn Tso, Jonathan Nez
The federal agency charged with providing health care to more than 2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives has gone without a permanent leader for six of the last seven years.
Lisa Murkowski and Brian Schatz
With funding for Indian Country programs set to run out unless Congress acts, developments are fast-moving on Capitol Hill.
Elizabeth Fowler
It’s been a year since Joe Biden took office as president of the United States and he has yet to name a permanent leader of the Indian Health Service.
Aaron Payment
Aaron Payment, the prominent leader of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is losing his national positions after being censured by his board of directors.
Aaron Payment / National Congress of American Indians
Aaron Payment of the National Congress of American Indians testifies before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on October 27, 2021.
Aaron Payment
This past week was significant with the first presidential proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day but the news unfortunately eclipsed another major policy announcement from President Joe Biden.
Fawn Sharp
The leadership of the National Congress of American Indians is mostly staying the same following an election at the organization’s annual meeting.
Aaron Payment
Advocating for our tribal nations and our people through participation in the political process is one of the most important choices we can make.
Aaron Payment
The American Jobs Plan will bring an additional $12 billion in much-needed infrastructure to Indian Country.
Pine Ridge Reservation
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a hearing on facilities in Indian Country.
nativevote
They came with studies, they came with polls, they came with statistics. But Democrats and Republicans share little common ground on voting rights.
bryannewland
The thirty-five tribal nations from the Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes stand in support of Bryan Newland to serve as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the Biden administration.
aaronpayment
Tribes ceded over 500 million acres of land to make this Country great and obligated the federal government to provide “health, education and social welfare” into perpetuity.
stateofindiannations
National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp delivers the 19th annual State of Indian Nations on February 22, 2021.
stateofindiannations
National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp delivers the 19th annual State of Indian Nations on February 22, 2021.
kamalaharris
Here’s what supporters of Democratic presidential candiate Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris are saying about the Biden-Harris Plan for Tribal Nations