SCOTUSblog: A ‘simple’ Indian law case before the U.S. Supreme Court (April 24, 2023)The case is one of the simplest the justices will hear this year, because it involves no constitutional questions and, in truth, only the interpretation of a single phrase of a single statutory provision.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to protect our artists (April 10, 2023)For too many generations, citizens of tribal nations around the country, including Cherokee Nation citizens, saw their language, their culture and their artistic expression suppressed and eroded by policies of the United States.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation welcomes investments in Native languages (January 17, 2023)The Cherokee language is a bedrock of our strength as a tribe.
Shannon Holsey: U.S. must honor treaty promises to tribal nations (December 6, 2022)When the U.S. government keeps its treaty promises to one tribe, it is good for all tribes.
Harold Frazier: Nation-to-nation policy must be law of the land (November 30, 2022)Native Sovereign Nations are prior sovereigns, embodying the inalienable and inherent rights of Native Peoples bestowed by our Creator.
‘Long overdue’: Senate passes bill for Native veterans organization (November 21, 2022)A bipartisan bill to advance the work of a Native veterans organization is inching toward final passage as the 117th Congress winds down.
Native veterans dedicate long-overdue memorial in nation’s capital (November 11, 2022)It’s a rainy day in the nation’s capital for the formal dedication of the National Native American Veterans Memorial.
Aaron Payment: It’s time for a tribal delegate in the U.S. Congress (October 19, 2022)We have American Indians and Alaska Natives in Congress but what we don’t have is a voice to speak to our unique interests.
Native America Calling: Osage disestablishment (September 19, 2022)Just as courts are working through jurisdictional boundaries for the other tribes, the Osage Nation is facing an erosion of its sovereignty.
Biden administration hosts listening sessions on U.S. Supreme Court decision (September 15, 2022)The Biden administration is hosting two listening sessions to hear from tribes about a controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Cronkite News: Fight over copper mine at sacred Apache site continues (August 15, 2022)A long-running political, legal and environmental dispute over a copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona shows no signs of ending anytime soon.
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.
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.
‘Auntie Deb’ discusses representation at SXSW conference (March 17, 2022)Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, discussed equity and inclusion at the SXSW conference.
Leader of Navajo Nation Washington Office bids farewell (March 15, 2022)Santee Lewis, the executive director of the Navajo Nation Washington Office, announced her departure after three years on the job.
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.
“I’m not gonna give up on any Natives” #NCAIECWS2022 (February 16, 2022)Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) and Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisconsin) discuss efforts to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
People’s World: LandBack movement gathers momentum around the globe (January 27, 2022)As the political landscape changes, the LandBack movement gathers momentum as never before.
Native woman takes helm at National Museum of the American Indian (January 19, 2022)A Native woman is making history as the new leader of the National Museum of the American Indian.
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court takes action in COVID-19 vaccine cases (January 14, 2022)With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high, the U.S. Supreme Court put the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers on hold, while litigation continues over its legality.
Blanket from Lumbee Tribe gifted during Capitol Hill hearing (January 13, 2022)A supporter of federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe made a special presentation during a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Ben Barnes: Shawnee Tribe stands up for its sovereignty (January 11, 2022)Groups claiming to be tribal sovereigns has reached a new level of concern for the Shawnee Tribe.
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.
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