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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.
Michelle Demmert
Indian Country is making another push to restore tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit violence in their communities.
Cherokee Nation Immersion School
“Preserving Native languages is fundamental to preserving all aspects of tribal cultures and traditions,” said Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland.
Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland visits Alcatraz Island to mark the 52nd anniversary of its occupation by Native activists.
'My Land, My Future'
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.
Porch Band of Creek Indians - Tribal Homelands - White House Tribal Nations Summi
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.
Pike Place Market
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.
Deb Haaland
“Racist terms have no place in our vernacular or on our federal lands,” said Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland.
Joe Biden
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
The Joe Biden administration concludes the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 16, 2021.
Deb Haaland
The Department of the Interior announced the formation of a new Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee for tribal leaders to engage in routine and robust conversations directly with Secretary Deb Haaland.
White House Tribal Nations Summit
The Joe Biden administration opens the White House Tribal Nations Summit on November 15, 2021.
Lone Pine Treaty Fishing Access Site
“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.
Moncure Tipi
The Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture will be working together to promote tribal co-stewardship of federal lands and waters.
Lakota Student
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.
Deb Haaland
The Department of the Interior is taking steps to protect Chaco Culture National Historical Park and the landscape around it from oil and gas leasing.
Pueblo Pintado
The Center for Western Priorities is praising the Biden administration for seeking to protect sacred tribal areas in New Mexico from development.
White House Tribal Nations Summit
The White House and members of the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration will host the 2021 Tribal Nations Summit.
White House Tribal Nations Summit
The White House and members of the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration will host the 2021 Tribal Nations Summit.
Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project
A $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that includes billions of dollars in investments for Indian Country is finally over the finish line on Capitol Hill.
Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native person to lead the Department of the Interior, delivers a video message on Veterans Day.
Derek Kilmer, Deb Halaand, Fawn Sharp
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal provides $736 million for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including funding for infrastructure projects and climate resiliency initiatives.
Deb Haaland
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.
Martha Williams
If confirmed, Martha Williams will become the second woman with Montana ties to take a top post at the Department of the Interior.
Charles "Chuck" F. Sams III
Charles “Chuck” F. Sams III delivers an opening statement at his confirmation hearing to serve as director of the National Park Service.
Bears Ears Buttes
“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
“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
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.
Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry at National Congress of American Indians
United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 13, 2021.