tag: california

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs is asking tribes about a possible change in regulations affecting federal recognition.
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The coronavirus pandemic has led to rising rates of domestic violence, substance abuse, mental health problems and food insecurity among Native people in California.
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A Donald Trump supporter charged in connection with the violence at the U.S. Capitol has hindered his case by refusing a COVID-19 test and avoiding his court-appointed, taxpayer-funded attorney.
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Self-proclaimed Native Republican Jorge Riley has been indicted in connection with the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
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A self-described right-wing Native Republican boasted of taking part in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol.
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Michael Weahkee will be stepping down as director of the Indian Health Service on January 20.
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Nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) is still downplaying the protocols that slow the spread of the coronavirus.
ameliaflores
Voters of the Colorado River Indian Tribes have elected Amelia Flores as chairwoman and five members to the governing council.
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The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians has signed a new Class III gaming compact with the state of California.
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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian has received a $5.67 million gift from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approved four bills addressing tribal lands, broadband in tribal communities and a youth treatment center.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting to consider pending legislation.
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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is convening for the first time since the 2020 election and for the first time in nearly two months.
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Rikki Tanenbaum has worked for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians since 2018.
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Angela McConnell, Hoopa and Mojave, was murdered two years ago. Authorities have yet to resolve her case.
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It took years of work by Native women and activists but legislation to address the crisis of missing and murdered sisters and relatives has finally become law.
larissafasthorse
Larissa FastHorse, a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, has won a prestigious fellowship from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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Amid growing uncertainty due to COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court opened its latest term as Republicans remain intent on confirming a conservative judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the nation’s highest judicial body.
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Despite all of the rhetoric on Capitol Hill about enhancing tribal law and order, deterring violence against our women, and bringing our missing and murdered relatives home, nobody expresses concern about the dehumanization associated with disenrollment.
redcomplexfire
Native American tribes are no strangers to fire. But COVID-19 has set back efforts to manage their homelands.
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Five Indian Country bills are finally over their last hurdle on Capitol Hill, giving Republicans, Democrats and maybe even Donald Trump a chance to declare victory ahead of the presidential election.
Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills address Indian health, diabetes, tribal broadband and tribal lands.
yurokagriculturalcorporation

The Yurok Agricultural Corporation recently purchased 26-acres of land that will be used to develop a culturally relevant food sovereignty program on the Yurok Reservation in northern California.