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.
Tom Wooten: Samish Nation faces termination era threats (June 15, 2022)The Samish Indian Nation has historically suffered significant obstacles in our path to self-determination, due to agency mistakes, inaction, delay and decades of litigation.
Cronkite News: Tribes struggle with public safety hires (May 24, 2022)Tribal police departments across the country find it difficult to recruit and retain law enforcement personnel.
Native America Calling: Federal boarding schools: now what? (May 18, 2022)How much confidence should Indian Country put into the federal government’s role in mitigating the trauma of the boarding school era?
List of Federal Indian Boarding Schools as of April 1, 2022 (May 11, 2022)Search for Indian boarding schools that have been identified by the Department of the Interior as part of the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative.
Maps of Federal Indian Boarding School Sites (May 11, 2022)The Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative has identified 408 Indian boarding schools in 37 states. Here are maps of the school sites.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (May 2, 2022)We want to hear from you! Have something to share? Let us know.
Chickasaw Nation citizen lands Native advisor role at White House (April 27, 2022)The White House has a new Native advisor in the second year of Joe Biden’s presidency.
Native America Calling: Solving Native inmate deaths (April 8, 2022)The Bureau of Indian Affairs is promising reforms after a disproportionate number of inmates died while in custody.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (April 4, 2022)We’re 40! Follow the Celebrations with #NAFOA40th!
Biden administration releases fiscal year 2023 budget request (March 28, 2022)It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.
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.
Gaylord News: Tribes eager for more ‘Buy Indian’ opportunities (March 14, 2022)Tribal leaders are hopeful for more economic development opportunities through long-overdue updates to the Buy Indian Act.
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