Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts roundtable on economic sovereignty (October 19, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will learn how Native communities are leveraging federal financing to advance economic sovereignty.
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.
Biden administration announces new additions to Indian Affairs team (October 13, 2021)Two tribal citizens are joining the Indian Affairs team at the Department of the Interior.
Secretary Haaland addresses National Congress of American Indians (October 13, 2021)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 12, 2021.
Republican opposes Native nominee at Department of the Interior (October 1, 2021)A prominent Republican tried to derail the nomination of Bob Anderson to serve as the Solicitor at the Department of the Interior.
Gaylord News: Chickasaw citizen secures top legal post at Department of Agriculture (September 16, 2021)For the first time in history, an Indigenous woman is overseeing U.S. agriculture law – but Janie Simms Hipp is just the latest in a number of Native people nominated to top posts in the Biden administration.
Cronkite News: Indian Country firefighters benefit from pay raise (August 31, 2021)Fighting wildfires isn’t getting any easier, but pay is rising for firefighters employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other federal agencies.
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.
Photos: Lakota children spend final morning away from homelands (July 19, 2021)The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
Catawba Nation set for debut of long-awaited casino (June 29, 2021)The Catawba Nation is finally welcoming visitors to its gaming facility in North Carolina.
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.
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