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.
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.
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 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.
House subcommittee takes testimony on Indian health bills (July 20, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.
Bill introduced in Senate to reauthorize key Indian housing law (July 13, 2021)Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced legislation with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and other members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, to reform and reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
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.
Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (April 20, 2021)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.
Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation (April 19, 2021)The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, No. 20-543, on April 19, 2021.
Indian Country nearly locked out of U.S. Supreme Court hearing (April 19, 2021)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.
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court takes up COVID-19 dispute (April 19, 2021)Are Alaska Native corporations the same as Indian tribes? The nation’s highest court is poised to answer the question.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs examines COVID-19 response (April 14, 2021)• 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 […]
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets business meeting and hearing (March 24, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to advance more bills and to hear about water needs in Native communities.
Native veterans support Deb Haaland ahead of historic vote (March 15, 2021)Native veterans and allies are stepping up to support Deb Haaland ahead of her final historic vote as Secretary of the Interior.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts climate crisis roundtable (March 10, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hearing from Native leaders and advocates about the impacts of climate change in their communities.
Bill recognizes tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders (March 9, 2021)Democrats are moving quickly to update the Violence Against Women Act with added protections for women in tribal communities.
Indian Health Service ‘ahead of schedule’ with COVID-19 vaccination rollout (February 26, 2021)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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