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News21: COVID-19 pandemic exposes many challenges in Indian Country (August 30, 2021)Indigenous nations across the country have experienced chronic federal underfunding, which has led to disproportionate impacts tied to COVID-19 through housing, employment, public safety, food security, health care and economic outcomes.
Budget blueprint directs $20.5 billion to Indian Country programs (August 11, 2021)A budget blueprint that just passed the U.S. Senate calls for $20.5 billion in spending for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian programs.
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.
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.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hears from Native leaders (February 24, 2021)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.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules first hearing (February 18, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold its first hearing of the 117th Congress on February 24, 2021.
Native American Contractors Association hosts virtual conference (February 16, 2021)The Native American Contractors Association will hear from Secretary of the Interior nominee Deb Haaland and other key members of Congress this week.
House Committee on Natural Resources sets first meeting (February 15, 2021)The legislative panel with jurisdiction over Indian issues is meeting for the first time of the 117th Congress.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets under new leadership (February 10, 2021)Indian Country will be seeing major change on Capitol Hill as the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets for the first time.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules oversight hearing (December 7, 2020)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will focus on tribal self-governance and cultural sovereignty as the 116th Congress winds down.
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