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The Biden administration is taking additional steps to address the crisis of missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives in hopes of putting the focus back on survivors, families and tribal nations.
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NAFOA is committed to uplifting our community and Indian Country.
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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.
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“Our homelands are essential to the exercise of Tribal sovereignty, cultural identity, and the foundations of our economies,” said USET SPF President Kirk Francis.
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“Tribal communities around the country just want the same transparency and legal equity many of us so often take for granted, and today’s steps are a big part of granting those reasonable requests,” said Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona), chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources.
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Welcome to #NAFOA2021 Week!
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See you next week for NAFOA’s Virtual 39th Annual Conference!
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Infighting among tribal attorneys led the nation’s highest court down an unusual path on the eve of arguments in a closely-watched COVID-19 case.
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The Biden administration is relaunching the White House Council on Native American Affairs as it seeks to strengthen the federal government’s relationship with tribal nations.
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“This battle ended in victory,” the Puyallup Tribe said after the Biden administration stopped the sale of the National Archives in Washington state.
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#ShutDownDAPL Court Hearing (April 9, 2021)
Lakota youth came to the nation’s capital to tell the Biden administration to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline. Did anyone listen?
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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States will take testimony on the Save Oak Flat Act on April 13, 2021.
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“To this day, the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes continue to experience devastating health and environmental consequences from past mining,” said Fort Belknap Indian Community President Andrew Werk, Jr.
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Helping tribes stay informed and make the most of opportunities.
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Five years since the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline became a worldwide movement, and four years after tribes and their allies took to the streets of D.C. in protest, Lakota youth returned to the nation’s capital.
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“I’ll fight tirelessly to represent our tribal communities and our tribes with honor,” Georgene Louis says as she seeks to fill the shoes of a fellow Pueblo trailblazer.
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Oak Flat would be “permanently damaged” by a controversial copper mine, according to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
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The American Rescue Plan Act includes a record $31.2 billion in funds for Native communities across the United States.
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NAFOA supports tribal leaders, Native professionals, and Native youth.
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For more than six years, the San Carlos Apache Tribe and allies have been holding camps, rallies, relay runs and other demonstrations to resist mining on sacred land at Oak Flat.
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Secretary Deb Haaland is making history in more ways than one, as the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior and the first Native person to serve in a presidential cabinet.
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NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.
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Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) discusses his opposition to the historic nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) to serve as Secretary of the Interior.
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The Department of the Interior is hosting the first in a series of tribal consultations mandated by President Joe Biden.
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The deadline to submit written comments on the tribal consultation policy at the Department of Defense has arrived.
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A year ago, our community turned virtual — but we’re still standing strong.
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The Biden administration put the brakes on massive copper mine at a sacred Apache site, reversing course after the project was on the verge of final approval.
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We are the grandchildren of the Creator. With the Creator’s blessing, our Nation’s People are the source of our sovereignty.
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Just days after asking a federal judge to stop a huge copper mine on sacred territory, the San Carlos Apache Tribe is celebrating the Biden administration’s decision to pull back the controversial development.
The federal government still needs to “come to terms with the right of tribal nations,” National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp in the 19th annual State of Indian Nations.
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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 Department of Housing and Urban Development is updating its tribal consultation policy in accordance with a new directive from President Joe Biden.
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President Joe Biden delivers a video message to the National Congress of American Indians on February 23, 2021.
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The Biden administration will be consulting tribes on ways to strengthen the nation-to-nation relationship.
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In one of his first actions in office, President Joe Biden has ordered federal agencies to strengthen their tribal consultation and nation-to-nation policies.
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“This is what this fight for Oak Flat is revealing,” said Wendsler Nosie Sr. of the Apache Stronghold. “Why can’t all Americans know they’ve met an angel at a holy place?”
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President Joe Biden signs a memorandum on tribal consultation and strengthening nation-to-nation relationships at the White House.