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Deb Haaland and Bryan Newland
The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Deb Haaland
“Indigenous people have a strong and abiding connection to the Earth – increasing their access to nature early and often will help lift up the next generation of stewards for this Earth,” said Secretary Deb Haaland.
Deborah Parker
Bipartisan efforts to create a federal commission to explore and repair the legacy of the nation’s notorious Indian boarding schools have hit a stumbling block over subpoena authority.
National Bison Range
Land that was taken from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes was finally returned after more than a century.
Linderman Dam
The Biden administration is investing $29 million in infrastructure funds on dam safety in Indian Country.
Deb Haaland
How much confidence should Indian Country put into the federal government’s role in mitigating the trauma of the boarding school era?
Secretary Deb Haaland: Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative
“For more than a century, tens of thousands of indigenous children were taken from their communities and forced into boarding schools run by the U.S. government,” Secretary Deb Haaland said.
Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report
Find the 102-page Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report here.
Albuquerque Indian School
The Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative at the Department of the Interior has released its initial report. Read the official press release.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
A bill to address the harmful legacy of Indian boarding schools is getting its first hearing amid renewed attention to the painful era.
National Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day
Key members of Congress are among those seeking answers about the crisis of missing and murdered people in Indian Country.
'No More Stolen Sisters'
The Biden administration is promising historic investments to address the crisis of missing and murdered people in Indian Country as advocates continue to call for more support at all levels.
Bethany Yellowtail
One of Indian Country’s most well-known fashion designers is under fire after unveiling a new collection that bears striking similarities to another Native artist’s work.
White House
The White House has a new Native advisor in the second year of Joe Biden’s presidency.
Deb Haaland
It’s been a year since Deb Haaland took office as the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior.
Deb Haaland
Indian Country’s economic health is vastly more important than scoring partisan points.
Piestewa Peak
California, Idaho and Arizona rank highest among the 37 states with place names deemed derogatory to Native women.
Joe Biden and Deb Haaland
It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.
Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, discussed equity and inclusion at the SXSW conference.
Solar Panels - Moapa Band of Paiute Indians
The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians is on a roll when it comes to solar energy on tribal homelands in Nevada.
Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2022.
Pueblo Pintado
The Bureau of Land Management is hosting public meetings to discuss protecting ancestral and sacred land in New Mexico from development.
National Congress of American Indians Executive Council Winter Session
The National Congress of American Indians will be hearing from top Biden administration officials and key members of Congress at its winter meeting.
NAFOA
NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.
Black Hills Land Defenders
As the political landscape changes, the LandBack movement gathers momentum as never before.
Bryan Newland and Deb Haaland
Indigenous representation does matter.
Virginia Timmons, Lorena Butler
We are at a crossroads in United States and Indigenous history.
Foundation for America’s Public Lands
Secretary Deb Haaland announces the Foundation for America’s Public Lands on January 19, 2022.
Deb Haaland
Infrastructure and public safety in Indian Country are on the agenda as the Biden administration engages with tribal nations.
Cherokee Nation
Without doubt, the Cherokee Nation is home to one of the best and most creative language departments in the world.
Chuck Sams
In a sit-down conversation with Underscore.news, Chuck Sams, the country’s first Native American parks director, discusses the role his agency can play in better representing Indigenous people and their stories.
Deb Haaland
The Department of the Interior is soliciting nominations for a new advisory panel that will examine racist and derogatory place names.
Albuquerque Indian School
Leaders in the largest city in New Mexico are convening a series of “community conversations” to address the harmful legacy of the Indian boarding school era.
Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland hosts a press call on December 21, 2021, to discuss the Biden administration’s renewable energy progress.
Department of the Interior
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 Tribal Chairmen's Association
“We thank President Biden for standing behind his policy to honor our Nation-to-Nation Relations,” said President Scott Herman of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
Harold Frazier
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.
White House Tribal Nations Summit
A deadline is fast approaching for the Biden administration to live up to its promise to improve the federal government’s relationship with tribes and their citizens.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention on December 14, 2021.
Cherokee Nation
In our mission to save the Cherokee language, we cannot and we will not fail.