tag: climate change
Doug George-Kanentiio: Indigenous peoples continue to endure (June 16, 2022)We can see that the Americans are engaged in vicious cycles of self destruction.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (May 31, 2022)Happy Tuesday! Here are the latest opportunities for you and Indian Country.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (May 23, 2022)NAFOA values our community—thank you for being a part of it.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation works to address climate change (April 12, 2022)Indigenous people across the globe are disproportionately impacted by the effects of climate change.
Native America Calling: The future of the Great Salt Lake (April 5, 2022)Long before it became the inspiration to build what became Utah’s largest city, the Great Salt Lake was an important place for the Ute, Paiute, Goshute, and Shoshone nations.
Howard Center: Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation caught in flaring debate (February 28, 2022)The Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota, home to a massive amount of natural gas flaring, is battling for regulatory control over this wasteful practice.
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders lay out priorities for nation-to-nation engagement (February 17, 2022)Tribal governments have “a foot in the door” with the federal government but they don’t yet have a seat at the table, said National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp.
Department of the Interior Press Call (December 21, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland hosts a press call on December 21, 2021, to discuss the Biden administration’s renewable energy progress.
Tribal consultations announced for infrastructure programs (December 21, 2021)The Department of the Interior will hold tribal consultations to discuss the infrastructure bill that was recently signed into law by President Joe Biden.
Native America Calling: The COP26 Indigenous outlook (November 18, 2021)Indigenous people, youth and women clamored to have their voices included in the climate discussions at COP26.
White House Tribal Nations Summit – Day Two – November 16, 2021 (November 17, 2021)The Joe Biden administration concludes the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 16, 2021.
Agenda for Day Two of White House Tribal Nations Summit (November 16, 2021)Check out the agenda for the second and final day of the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
White House Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement (November 15, 2021)From the missing and murdered crisis to sacred sites, the Biden administration is touting its Indian Country agenda as it hosts the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal invests $736 million in Indian Country (November 10, 2021)The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal provides $736 million for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including funding for infrastructure projects and climate resiliency initiatives.
Native America Calling: Ready when disaster strikes (September 7, 2021)When disaster strikes, tribes have to be ready to mobilize response teams, work with surrounding jurisdictions, render aid to community members and help the rebuilding process.
House Committee on Natural Resources markup on budget reconciliation (September 2, 2021)The House Committee on Natural Resource is meeting to consider billions of dollars of investments in Indian Country.
Cronkite News: Indian Country firefighters benefit from pay raise (August 31, 2021)Fighting wildfires isn’t getting any easier, but pay is rising for firefighters employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other federal agencies.
Cronkite News: Extreme weather prompts push to ‘build back better’ (August 30, 2021)From 2010 to 2020, Arizona had 13 extreme weather events, costing the state up to $10 billion in damages, according to the White House.
Native America Calling: Dangerous heat: wildfires and heatwaves (July 20, 2021)Heatwaves are scorching much of the western half of the country and weather experts say there’s more to come. How are tribes affected?
House committee sets hearing on Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act (June 21, 2021)The Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act is up for its first hearing in the 117th Congress.
Native America Calling: Grieving ecological loss (April 22, 2021)On Earth Day we’ll zero in on the link between the land and identity and mental well-being.
President Biden submits first budget request in age of COVID-19 (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden has submitted his first budget to Congress, showing increases in investments for Indian Country.
Secretary Haaland statement on Biden budget request (April 9, 2021)President Joe Biden is seeking $4 billion for tribal programs at the Department of the Interior, the federal agency with the most trust and treaty responsibilities.
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