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House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts a legislative hearing on October 5, 2021.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a legislative hearing.
U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court is running into snags that have plagued other institutions grappling with the ongoing health crisis.
Coast Guard repatriates Alaska Native remains at Point Spencer, Alaska
Hundreds of years ago, Point Spencer served as a traditional meeting point and trading market for Native peoples along the Bering Sea.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Violence against Indigenous women is preventable and will end when Indian Nations have the full authority of self-government.
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Land stewardship is at the core of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, also known as ANCSA.
Alaska Native Youth
Alaska Native corporations are figuring out how to distribute the funds more than a year after the CARES Act lawsuit started.
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This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, also known as ANCSA.
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Fishing for king and chum salmon on the Yukon River in Alaska is cancelled this year because fish numbers are so low.
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Qacung, also known as Stephen Blanchet, is out with his first solo album, a tribute to Alaska Native people.
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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.
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The United States Postal Service just picked Rico Worl’s illustration for a new forever stamp.
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Native America Calling, one of the most widely-heard Native radio programs, is entering a new chapter in its storied history.
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation
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.
U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of Chehalis Reservation on June 25, 2021.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be hearing from experts in housing, telecommunications and federal policy at a roundtable on infrastructure.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing and a legislative hearing to examine Native languages and COVID-19.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has a busy afternoon with a business meeting, oversight hearing and legislative hearing.
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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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“I really wanted to make Standing Rock water protectors and water protectors around the world proud,” Native illustrator Michaela Goade said of her award-winning work.
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The National Native American Hall of Fame is getting ready to honor a new slate of luminaries in Native business, arts, education and other fields.
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The House Committee on Natural Resources is holding a markup on two bills of interest in Indian Country.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
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.
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“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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The American Jobs Plan promises to invest billions of dollars in tribal and Native communities. Learn whether the proposal will generate jobs and improve infrastructure in Indian Country.
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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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The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, No. 20-543, on April 19, 2021.
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Infighting among tribal attorneys led the nation’s highest court down an unusual path on the eve of arguments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case.
U.S. Supreme Court
Are Alaska Native corporations the same as Indian tribes? The nation’s highest court is poised to answer the question.
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• On Clubhouse: Indianz.Com Listening Room [Audio Only] One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, how are Native communities doing after suffering the highest infection, hospitalization and death rates in the U.S? That question will be discussed at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Wednesday afternoon. The title is “Examining the COVID-19 […]
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to advance more bills and to hear about water needs in Native communities.
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Native veterans and allies are stepping up to support Deb Haaland ahead of her final historic vote as Secretary of the Interior.
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Nine Indian Country bills affecting tribal nations and Alaska Natives are taking their first step forward in the U.S. Senate.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hearing from Native leaders and advocates about the impacts of climate change in their communities.
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Democrats are moving quickly to update the Violence Against Women Act with added protections for women in tribal communities.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is on her way to making history yet again, this time as the first Native person in a presidential cabinet.
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The Indian Health Service has distributed nearly 1.22 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to tribes and their communities, outpacing many states with its outreach.
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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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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hearing from leaders of Indian Country, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian organizations at its first hearing of the 117th Congress.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is inching closer to making history as the first Native person to serve in a modern-day presidential cabinet.