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Native America Calling: The importance of tribal museums (December 1, 2022)Tribal museums offer a Native voice for Native history and bring the promise of economic development.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (November 14, 2022)Want more NAFOA? Follow us on social media for more live updates @nafoaorg.
Native America Calling: Alaska’s unprecedented snow crab population collapse (October 24, 2022)Alaska’s snow crab season is cancelled for the first time ever after a mass die-off all but wiped out the crustaceans.
Native America Calling announces permanent host and new hires (October 6, 2022)Native America Calling, the nationally broadcast radio program, has officially named Shawn Spruce as permanent host.
Native America Calling: Saving the Tlingit clan houses (September 23, 2022)Tlingit clan houses are both physical structures and important traditional entities encompassing family, ceremony, and connectedness.
Indian Health Service finally lands a permanent leader in Roselyn Tso (September 22, 2022)For the first time in nearly two years, the Indian Health Service has a permanent leader.
Native America Calling: Assessing the toll from Alaska’s historic storm (September 22, 2022)A major storm battered a 1,000 mile stretch of Alaska’s western coastline. Find out how Native communities are being affected.
‘I am humbled and deeply honored’: Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) joins U.S. Congress (September 15, 2022)Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) delivers her first speech after being sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
‘Just a terrific week’: Native women break new ground in nation’s capital (September 15, 2022)It’s been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (September 6, 2022)#NAFOAFall22 is around the corner! Will we see you next month?
‘It is a GOOD DAY’: Alaska Native woman makes history at the polls (September 1, 2022)Mary Peltola is making history as the first Alaska Native to serve in the U.S. Congress following a special — and unique — election in which the Democratic candidate defeated two Republicans.
Native America Calling: New challenges for Native voters (September 1, 2022)Join the conversation on Native America Calling to get a rundown of the evolving landscape of voter restrictions that affect Native people at the polls.
Native America Calling: Turning around threats to salmon (August 17, 2022)Join Native America Calling for updates on trouble spots for salmon in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
Native America Calling: The Menu (July 29, 2022)Today on Native America Calling, Andi Murphy hosts the Indigenous food show The Menu.
Native America Calling: Streaming Native stories (June 30, 2022)It’s an exciting time for Native audiences to see Native stories and talent on screen.
Biden administration backs Indian boarding school bill (June 27, 2022)The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (June 6, 2022)NAFOA provides resources on every aspect needed for thriving tribal communities.
Native America Calling: The continuing Russian influence in Alaska (March 16, 2022)As Russia works to forcibly annex a neighboring country, it’s instructive to recount the nation’s checkered history among Alaska Natives.
Tribes see progress with Violence Against Women Act and more funding (March 14, 2022)A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
Omnibus federal funding bill moving forward in Congress (March 9, 2022)The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
Native America Calling: The Menu (February 25, 2022)From a sugarbush ceremony shut down by police to the new “Tundra to Table” cookbook, come see what’s On The Menu with Native America Calling.
Native America Calling: Civil rights hero Elizabeth Peratrovich (February 21, 2022)Elizabeth Peratrovich (Tlingit) made a lasting mark on the civil rights movement.
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