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A longtime advocate for Inuit rights has been tapped as Canada’s governor general, the first Indigenous person to hold the office.
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Alaska Native corporations will finally be able to receive COVID-19 funds after the nation’s highest court ruled in their favor in one of the most heated Indian law and policy disputes in decades.
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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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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing titled “A call to action: Native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress.”
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Indian Country will be seeing major change on Capitol Hill as the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for the first time.
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Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives, an organization where she formerly served as co-chair.
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The Alaska Federation of Natives is opening its annual conference with the theme “Good Government, Alaskans Decide.”
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In 2018, Jody Potts was the target of misconduct from then-Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. Two days later, he resigned, but the details of what happened have never been publicly told until now.