Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation ushers in new leadership (July 27, 2021)A strong and effective Cherokee Council means a strong and effective Cherokee democracy.
House subcommittee takes testimony on Indian health bills (July 20, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.
Cronkite News: Warriors continue to bring water to Navajo Nation (July 19, 2021)An estimated 30 percent of Navajo Nation residents lack running water and often must travel long distances to haul it back to their homes.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (July 19, 2021)Indian Country is strongest when we work together.
Diné College awarded first-ever patent for new health device (July 13, 2021)“This could be a first-ever patent for a tribal college,” said the president of Diné College on the Navajo Nation.
Cronkite News: COVID-19 brings traditional practices online (July 12, 2021)Incorporating Indigenous practices like talking circles into health care treatment isn’t new but has grown in significance during COVID-19.
Native America Calling: High school during COVID-19 (July 9, 2021)Native students navigated online classes, spotty internet access, and isolation but many thrived and even secured scholarships and acceptance at choice colleges amid COVID-19.
Native America Calling: Preparing for COVID-19 variants (July 6, 2021)The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of a rise in COVID-19 cases as a highly contagious virus starts to take hold, including in Indian Country.
Native America Calling: June in the news (June 29, 2021)Join Native America Calling for its monthly recap of the top news in Indian Country, including the announcement of the Indian boarding school investigation.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation concerned about coronavirus variant (June 24, 2021)The Navajo Nation has yet to record a single case of the Delta variant of COVID-19, but tribal citizens are being told to keep up their guard.
Native American Bank lands significant investment (June 23, 2021)A financial institution established by famed Native banker and activist Elouise Cobell is celebrating a significant investment.
Chuck Hoskin: Leaders of Cherokee tribes gather in unity (June 21, 2021)When Cherokee people come together, great things happen.
Tribal Health Data Improvement Act back on agenda (June 21, 2021)A bipartisan bill to ensure that tribes have access to the same public health data as states is once again moving forward on Capitol Hill.
Donations boost Native organizations amid COVID-19 recovery (June 16, 2021)Several prominent Native nonprofits and institutions have received a major boost from billionaire donor MacKenzie Scott.
White House: COVID-19 Press Briefing (June 11, 2021)Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses the ‘Delta’ COVID-19 variant during a White House press briefing.
Cronkite News: Officials continue push for COVID-19 vaccine (June 10, 2021)COVID-19 vaccination rates have fallen sharply in Arizona, but health officials are still hopeful the state can reach a goal of vaccinating 70 percent of the population by July 4.
‘A life changer’: Investing in broadband in Indian Country (June 4, 2021)“Expanding broadband to our communities is not just a game changer – it is a life changer to tribal communities like mine and all Tribal Nations across the country,” said Treasurer Shannon Holsey of the National Congress of American Indians.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation invests in our language (May 24, 2021)The Cherokee language has always been the heart and soul of our tribe.
Native America Calling: Billions to the rescue (May 18, 2021)Tribal efforts to fight COVID-19, bolstering the Indian Health Service response and tribal housing programs are among the biggest beneficiaries of the federal $31.2 billion coronavirus relief package.
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