tag: alaska native
Trial opens into long-unsolved case of Alaska Native woman (January 13, 2022)A trial has opened into the long-unsolved case of Sophie Sergie, an Alaska Native woman who was killed at the age of 20 nearly three decades ago.
Native America Calling: Making waves on the basketball court in Alaska (December 24, 2021)The documentary film ‘Alaskan Nets’ follows the quest of a pair of athletes from the Metlakatla Reservation.
Secretary Deb Haaland – Alaska Federation of Natives (December 16, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention on December 14, 2021.
Indian Country continues push to strengthen Violence Against Women Act (December 8, 2021)Indian Country is making another push to restore tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit violence in their communities.
Tribal homelands bill back on agenda in ‘new era’ of Indian Country relations (November 30, 2021)Lawmakers are set to approve another round of Indian Country bills, including a long-anticipated yet controversial measure that will help tribes restore their homelands.
Michael Ulroan: Unique program puts Native students on path to success (November 30, 2021)Indigenous students have been rendered virtually invisible in higher education.
Consultation sessions announced for Indian Youth Service Corps Program (October 28, 2021)The Department of the Interior will be consulting tribal nations, Alaska Native corporations and Native Hawaiian organizations as it moves forward with the Indian Youth Service Corps Program.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts roundtable on economic sovereignty (October 19, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will learn how Native communities are leveraging federal financing to advance economic sovereignty.
DVIDS: Ancestral remains repatriated to Alaska Native community (October 1, 2021)Hundreds of years ago, Point Spencer served as a traditional meeting point and trading market for Native peoples along the Bering Sea.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (September 30, 2021)Violence against Indigenous women is preventable and will end when Indian Nations have the full authority of self-government.
Native America Calling: ANCSA at 50: Evolving Alaska Native identity (September 28, 2021)Land stewardship is at the core of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, also known as ANCSA.
Indian Country Today: Alaska Native corporations finally receive COVID-19 funds (September 27, 2021)Alaska Native corporations are figuring out how to distribute the funds more than a year after the CARES Act lawsuit started.
Native America Calling: ANCSA at 50: Its history and legacy (September 27, 2021)This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, also known as ANCSA.
Native America Calling: Environmental trends threaten Alaska sustenance fishing (September 1, 2021)Fishing for king and chum salmon on the Yukon River in Alaska is cancelled this year because fish numbers are so low.
Native America Calling: Music Maker (August 25, 2021)Qacung, also known as Stephen Blanchet, is out with his first solo album, a tribute to Alaska Native people.
Tlingit and Haida Tribes secure wireless spectrum license in Alaska (August 24, 2021)The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of is one step closer to providing access to improved broadband services in Southeast Alaska.
Native America Calling: Native in the Spotlight (August 2, 2021)The United States Postal Service just picked Rico Worl’s illustration for a new forever stamp.
Native America Calling bids farewell to longtime host (July 27, 2021)Native America Calling, one of the most widely-heard Native radio programs, is entering a new chapter in its storied history.
Secretary Haaland leads Interior to a more tribal friendly future (April 27, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.
Interior: Secretary Deb Haaland takes action for tribal homelands (April 27, 2021)“At Interior, we have an obligation to work with Tribes to protect their lands and ensure that each Tribe has a homeland where its citizens can live together and lead safe and fulfilling lives,” said Secretary Deb Haaland.
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