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Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to keep language alive (January 18, 2022)Without doubt, the Cherokee Nation is home to one of the best and most creative language departments in the world.
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.
Great Plains Tribes: Indian health care is a treaty right (December 20, 2021)With all due respect, we call upon the Biden administration to honor the U.S. Court of Appeals decision in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States.
Secretary Deb Haaland – Alaska Federation of Natives (December 16, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention on December 14, 2021.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to preserve our language (December 13, 2021)In our mission to save the Cherokee language, we cannot and we will not fail.
Indian Country continues push to strengthen Violence Against Women Act (December 8, 2021)Indian Country is making another push to restore tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit violence in their communities.
Tribal homelands bill back on agenda in ‘new era’ of Indian Country relations (November 30, 2021)Lawmakers are set to approve another round of Indian Country bills, including a long-anticipated yet controversial measure that will help tribes restore their homelands.
Tribal Homelands – White House Tribal Nations Summit (November 30, 2021)Robert McGhee, Vice Chair of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, discusses the need to protect tribal homelands at the White House Tribal Nations Summit.
Fraudulent Native artist charged with violating Indian Arts and Crafts Act (November 24, 2021)A Washington man who claims to be a Native artist has been charged with violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and for illegally possessing eagle feathers and other bird parts.
Secretary Haaland takes action against racist and derogatory place names (November 19, 2021)“Racist terms have no place in our vernacular or on our federal lands,” said Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland.
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders welcome return of White House meeting (November 18, 2021)Tribal leaders said the White House Tribal Nations Summit “shows promise” for the federal commitment to solving problems in Indian Country and to giving Native people a voice in the process.
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.
White House Tribal Nations Summit – Day One – November 15, 2021 (November 15, 2021)The Joe Biden administration opens the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 15, 2021.
Federal agencies collaborate on effort to protect tribal treaty rights (November 15, 2021)“Tribal Nations entered into treaties, in part, to protect their way of life and inherent rights to natural resources of cultural, economic, and subsistence importance,” said Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland.
Biden administration announces Native language initiative (November 15, 2021)The U.S. Departments of the Interior, Education and Health and Human Services launched a new initiative to preserve, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans to use, practice, and develop Native languages.
White House Tribal Nations Summit – Day One – November 15, 2021 (November 14, 2021)The White House and members of the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration will host the 2021 Tribal Nations Summit.
White House Tribal Nations Summit – Day Two – November 16, 2021 (November 14, 2021)The White House and members of the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration will host the 2021 Tribal Nations Summit.
Secretary Haaland delivers Veterans Day message (November 11, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, delivers a video message on Veterans Day.
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.
Consultation sessions announced for Indian Youth Service Corps Program (October 28, 2021)The Department of the Interior will be consulting tribal nations, Alaska Native corporations and Native Hawaiian organizations as it moves forward with the Indian Youth Service Corps Program.
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.
Mary Toya, mother of Secretary Deb Haaland, passes on (October 18, 2021)“The Department of the Interior mourns with Secretary Deb Haaland as she and her family grieve the loss of her mother,” a statement read.
Aaron Payment: Biden administration updates Indian education initiative (October 15, 2021)This past week was significant with the first presidential proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day but the news unfortunately eclipsed another major policy announcement from President Joe Biden.
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