National Park Service finally gains a new leader with first Native director (December 16, 2021)The National Park Service has a permanent leader for the first time in five years and it’s a historic one thanks to President Joe Biden.
Cronkite News: ‘QAnon Shaman’ sentenced for role in attack on U.S. Capitol (November 22, 2021)The self-described ‘QAnon Shaman’ who became the face of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol was sentenced to 41 months in prison for his role in the assault.
Longtime leader of Ponca Tribe resigns post amid conflicts with council (November 3, 2021)“I’m looking at this as an opportunity for growth for me,” Larry Wright Jr. said after stepping down as chair of the Ponca Tribe.
Cronkite News: Tribes welcome restoration of Bears Ears National Monument (October 19, 2021)“Bears Ears is home to many of our historical and cultural sites, plants, water, traditional medicines, and teachings for our people,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.
Sihasin at The Kennedy Center (October 15, 2021)For three decades, brother and sister Jeneda and Clayson Benally have been recording and touring bringing their empowering organic conscious raising charged music to communities around the globe.
Cary Morin at The Kennedy Center (October 14, 2021)Cary Morin’s music is often characterized as roots-infused Native Americana with hints of bluegrass, folk, blues, and rock.
Tribal community celebrates first Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Nebraska (October 12, 2021)Tribal leaders, state officials and descendants of America’s first Native doctor celebrated the first Indigenous People’s Day in Nebraska.
President Biden delivers remarks on national monuments (October 8, 2021)President Joe Biden delivers remarks on national monuments at the White House on October 8, 2021.
President Biden revives White House Tribal Nations Summit (September 22, 2021)Mark your calendars. The White House Tribal Nations Summit is returning after a four-year absence.
Cronkite News: Supporters of January 6 insurrection return to U.S. Capitol (September 17, 2021)Fences, cameras and barricades are back up around the U.S. Capitol as supporters of the violent January 6 insurrection return to the nation’s capital for a so-called rally.
Ernest Oppegaard-Peltier #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Ernest Oppegaard-Peltier, a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Gina Peltier #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Gina Peltier, a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Jean-Luc Pierite #StopLine3 #DC #JoeBiden (August 23, 2021)Jean-Luc Pierite, a citizen of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe, addresses a Stop Line 3 rally at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Secretary Deb Haaland | Red Road To DC #RedRoadToDC (July 30, 2021)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addresses the Red Road to DC event on July 29, 2021.
NAFOA announces Richard ‘Rico’ Frias as new executive director (July 20, 2021)NAFOA is pleased to announce that Richard “Rico” Frias has been selected as the organization’s new Executive Director.
Fawn Sharp: Racist ‘Native’ mascots have no place in our society (July 13, 2021)NCAI will not rest until all offensive Native-themed mascots and associated imagery are removed from popular culture.
Secretary Deb Haaland | White House Press Briefing (April 26, 2021)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland participates in a press briefing at the White House on April 23, 2021.
Indian Country nearly locked out of U.S. Supreme Court hearing (April 19, 2021)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.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Words have consequences in America (April 13, 2021)Anyone holding a position of power must pay close attention to the words that come out of their mouths.
#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?
Albert Bender: Deb Haaland makes history in nation’s capital (March 30, 2021)The Department of the Interior under Secretary Deb Haaland is getting off to a great start.
Navajo Nation set to plant tribe’s flag with embassy near U.S. Capitol (February 15, 2021)Amid concerns about COVID-19 and public safety, leaders of the Navajo Nation are establishing a permanent home in Washington, D.C., to advocate for their tribe’s needs.
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